NIS America has confirmed that they’re localizing the Playstation 3 side-scrolling beat-em-up RPG, Battle Princess of Arcadias. The game will be coming westward sometime this year to both North America and Europe via the Playstation Network.
The story follows the adventures of Battle Princess Plume, a princess who has set out to restore peace and order to her once beautiful Schwert Kingdom. The lands are now overrun with monsters, and levels will enable players to fight through skirmishes and bosses, while also upgrading their characters, skills, materials and weapons.
Check out the announcement trailer below:
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A note, Battle Princess of Arcadias will feature Japanese audio with English subtitles.
You can find the official story synopsis and features below:
The kingdom of Schwert was once peaceful and beautiful. But now it’s been overrun by monsters, and as the Battle Princess Plume, it’s up to you to set things right in this colorful, highspeed action RPG! Recruit a group of warriors and engage in skirmishes against the enemy before taking on huge and powerful bosses in epic siege battles! You’ll also get to delight in an extensive upgrade system. As you stomp the enemy into the ground throughout each level, you’ll collect weapons and materials that you can use to enhance your gear.
You’ll be able to unlock new skills based on your weapon and its level, and with enough time and effort, you can even transform your gear into new, more powerful weapons! Fight your way through each area, gaining new characters and abilities, gathering heaps of treasure, and upgrading your weapons and gear, all on your way to victory!
- Hand-to-Hand Combat: Take on wave after wave of enemies as you switch between a variety of characters in real time!
- Super Boss Battles: Face off against massive enemies, each with their own violently dynamic skills and attacks!
- Tons of Weapons, Tons of Skills: Each character has their own weapon specialty, complete with a bevy of unique skills and combo attacks. Swords, spears, axes, guns—you name it, we got it!