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Here’s the First Look at Valkyria: Azure Revolution and Valkyria Chronicles Remaster

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Famitsu has shared a couple online previews which reveal the first direct-feed screenshots for the recently announced Valkyria: Azure Revolution and Valkyria Chronicles Remaster for PlayStation 4.

You can find the screenshots above, as well as below:

(Editor’s Note: Above image is from Valkyria: Azure Revolution)


Valkyria: Azure Revolution

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Valkyria Chronicles Remaster

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Valkyria: Azure Revolution is launching for PlayStation 4 in Japan sometime next winter, while Valkyria Chronicles Remaster is launching on February 10th in Japan, and it comes with a demo for Azure Revolution.

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30 comments
  1. NintendoNaut
    NintendoNaut
    November 18, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Please, Capcom. Please do what you know needs to be done.

  2. InkViper
    InkViper
    November 18, 2015 at 10:31 am

    don’t you mean Sega

  3. NintendoNaut
    NintendoNaut
    November 18, 2015 at 10:34 am

    Whoops, thanks–Edited. I obviously need some coffee lol.

  4. InkViper
    InkViper
    November 18, 2015 at 10:36 am

    no problem

  5. Brimfyre
    Brimfyre
    November 18, 2015 at 10:41 am

    If Revolution is going to be a prequel then they are going the MGS route and having more impressive technology in the past compared to their future, especially when you look at these screen shots side by side.

  6. djluke_1993
    djluke_1993
    November 18, 2015 at 10:49 am

    If not Sega then NIS America are perfect for the job :^)

  7. Luna Kazemaru
    Luna Kazemaru
    November 18, 2015 at 11:02 am

    its not a prequel its going to be its own thing

  8. Kiryu
    Kiryu
    November 18, 2015 at 11:42 am

    What,bring another shitty Sonic instead?

  9. Wonderkarp
    Wonderkarp
    November 18, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    that Azure Revolution looks very pretty. I already have Valkyria Chronicles on PS3, but if it means VC3 will hit US some time, I’d be interested in getting the PS4 port

  10. eltonBorges
    eltonBorges
    November 18, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Frankly, the Azure looks pretty as a game, but looks weird as a Valkyria game. I mean, the military thematic seams weak, at least in the main characters. Not good.

  11. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    November 18, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    You monster.

  12. InfectedAI
    InfectedAI
    November 18, 2015 at 12:41 pm

    Hopefully the sales of the original on PC encourage them to port Azure Revolution to PC as well. Also hope the additional content they’re making for the remaster gets added to the current Steam release.

  13. Brimfyre
    Brimfyre
    November 18, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    Right. We will see. It smells of prequel.

    American revolution finding the Ragnite that is so precious in the game that takes place during WWI.

  14. Etherblaze
    Etherblaze
    November 18, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    It… doesn’t look like a Valkyria Chronicles game. I suppose I can still get behind it though. Considering it’s not called Valkyria Chronicles.

  15. Nagato
    Nagato
    November 18, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    The new character design style is rather… edgy.

    Definitely doesn’t seem as accessable as the first game.

  16. Fient
    Fient
    November 18, 2015 at 1:47 pm

    So it looks like azure is going to go even further away from the military aspect than the past VC games.
    Giant mechanical spider with magical core, two main characters that ain’t even soldiers and they kinda look too edgy there. Not sure how to feel about them.
    I hope it doesn’t drop the ball because it’d be a shame to see the franchise come back from the grave, sega listening to fans and doing a nice game for once, just for it to betray fan expectations and die again.

  17. Mr. Despair
    Mr. Despair
    November 18, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    I guess that depends on who the main characters ARE as characters. The bad guys look pretty militaristic to me.

    For me the “not good” is that it’s not a strategy game anymore, but a real time rpg(like Tales or something). But who knows maybe it’ll be great.

  18. eltonBorges
    eltonBorges
    November 18, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    As a said, it could be a good game, but not a good Valkyria game. And we already know those up there will probably be the main faces of the game.

  19. Luna Kazemaru
    Luna Kazemaru
    November 18, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    Ozawa: “It’s completely different (from Valkyria Chronicles). This time, the key item known as Ragnite is not just used as an energy resource, but also has magical aspects. Valkyria are supernatural compared to humans, beings considered close to gods.”

    Shimosato: “I want them to become known as the Senjou series and Kakumei series.” (Note: This means the “Battlefield” series and “Revolution” series. In Japan, Valkyria Chronicles is called “Senjou no Valkyria,” or “Valkyria of the Battlefield,” while this new title is called “Aoki Kakumei no Valkyria,” or “Valkyria of the Azure Revolution.”)

    thats from the interview about it

  20. Mr. Despair
    Mr. Despair
    November 18, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Well, yeah it’s not even the same kind of game. And yes they are most likely the MCs, what I meant was that they may not be in an army. Maybe they’re a rag tag group of mercenaries or something, you know?

  21. Ryuzaki57
    Ryuzaki57
    November 18, 2015 at 2:48 pm

    My soul for hi-res pictures

  22. eltonBorges
    eltonBorges
    November 18, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    The guy is an officer, the lady in white is a princess, Selvaria-like character probably is an officer too.
    But, the thing is, it looks more like a generic japanese fantasy game. I mean, a princess in a battlefield using that type of dress? But, here, this page have the best way to show it, just look at the pictures from both versions.
    So, they are not exactly mercenaries, they are a revolutionary group, and the army of a country. And also swords… Why? I mean, really, why?
    Again, it just don’t look like a VC game. It could be great! But, not a VC really.

  23. Brimfyre
    Brimfyre
    November 18, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    He’s talking about a gameplay perspective. That doesn’t dismiss anything I said. It’s still possible.

  24. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    November 18, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    Looks great. A bit more stylized, but I don’t really mind.

  25. sanic
    sanic
    November 18, 2015 at 4:17 pm

    I’ll buy both if they hit our shores…

  26. tccboss
    tccboss
    November 18, 2015 at 4:40 pm

    I want to see more of Azure revolution these screen shots don’t do enough for me.

  27. Takane Shijou
    Takane Shijou
    November 18, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    I wonder when Sega will realize that people want Selvaria, and in this case notSelvaria, as the main heroine, not the one on the chopping block.

  28. deadeye
    deadeye
    November 18, 2015 at 10:02 pm

    I’ll wait to see more of how the game plays to pass judgement. If it’s still the same strategic gameplay, then it’s a VC game in my eyes.

  29. Nagato
    Nagato
    November 19, 2015 at 4:04 am

    Seeing how the original’s Steam release is pretty much what revived the series in the first place, I have no doubt we’ll hear about Azure Revolution for PC by the time they get around to announcing a localization.

  30. doublescrub
    doublescrub
    November 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

    More like the Steam release got Sega to slap the Valkyria name on the next Shining, Star Fox Adventures style.

    People hoping for an SRPG, or even a similar game thematically, are going to be sorely disappointed here.

    From the Famitsu interview:

    “Battles are conducted by setting commands to buttons. They’re action-ish battles. It takes on the familiar form of recent RPGs. The maximum amount of party members is five. You control one of them, and the rest move based on a set thought process.”