New trailer for the upcoming Playstation 3 exclusive RPG, Ar Tonelico III.
i'm crying ... this game better cross the ocean in a translated version ...
Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia 1&2 was really good on the PS2
I'm officially hyped for this game. The in game graphics and cell-shaded/ watercolor/ anime look of everything is simply breathtaking. Can't wait for this.
More JRPGs, I have enough with this /s Awesome...
awesome I love the artstyle.cant wait for all the rpgs to arrive in europe.
Is it me or do JRPGS all look similar?
No , In this game you protect girls called Reyvateil and make ٍSong synthesize(or Building music?) that is what makes it different
Ar tonelico has a distinct setting ( herited from atelier series but with key song elements )and is now a série where you won't find many copies of it .. Ar tonelico manages to mix .. rpg , visual novel style , and a awesome BATTLE SYSTEM based on music and songs ...
not its not just you, but you are wrong to think they all look the same. To me and lots of people, JRPGs look very different. Sci-fi FPS all look the same, and there really isn't any difference in art style or characters from fallout to borderlands to rage, to quake to gears of war. Its all dark,rural, and mostly gray.
I said they look similar, not the same.
I enjoyed the music.
I like the art style. It's really good. The sound is fantastic too. I like the vibe. However.... I've never played an Ar Tonelico game - though I've heard good things about it. For a newbie to Ar Tonelico, do you guys think I'll be able to enjoy #3 without experiencing the first two games?
Well you probably can ..but judging by how you would miss on these subtitles détails on the second game if you haven't played the first one , i'm guessing this one won't be any different ... There is gigantic sub plot over all the games so far .. so if you're into rpg i suggest to start with the first one and to get a patched version of the second one ...since NIs amercia did a bad job with it ... The sound track is fantastic and the main , the key point of the entire saga ..
No sir, its like final fantasy. You dont' really need to play the past games, but sometimes there are side stories or certain summons or hidden items that tie in or relate to past games which is really cool, but I have no doubt in my mind not playing the past games will take away from your enjoyment of this game. Its like if you did, it will add a certain bonus. A lot like Dragon quest as well.
What are you saying ? There are characters from the previous games in the sequels .. and the story is continued in each game ... It's not like final fantasy ..where it's a different world each time .. In ar tonelico it's a huge story told from different perspectives at different points of time .. Each game is 2 years after the previous one in a different tower ... So of course they are related .. Please don't speak if you don't know what you're talking about ... Case in point : jaqcli and spica both from the first game have tons of dialog and scenes where they speak of events in the first game ... Even the ending when she speak with coccona is partialy linked to the events of the first game too ..and don't get me started on some events in the cosmospheres ... There were too much events to just treat it as side stories . The entire sub plot of the heart of gaea ( Act 2 & 4 ) is linked to events they started to tell ... in the first game.... It's like eating pancackes but you don't understand why you must put syrup on top of it ....
aw but I do. I own the first two. lol Not that far at in the second, and so far there is nothing that I would find confusing for someone who hasn't played the first. Yes there are more connections and take place in the same world unlike the final fantasy games. Its sort of like wild arms, where its in the same world, but not as far in the future, where you bumb into or hear about the characters in the last game, still none of this should discourage someone from picking up and starting at 2 or 3
Well the link between the first and the second is present ..and it's strong .. ( not just cameo appearances ) And the link with the third opus is confirmed ( can you guess whose character ? ) I think you can't guess what it is .since you haven't finished the second opus yet ... OK , the first act is void of any references ...but they start to kick in after and when they do you'll understand ... Any fan will tell you that the ar tonelico games are linked ( this one is no exception too ) And it's nothing like wild arms or suikoden that only have references and you need more infos to make the links and the timelines .. I 'll just recommand you to continue playing ..because i know what i'm talking about .. Ar tonelico games are NOTHING like final fantasy ... it's like symphonia 2 and 1 .. you can't enjoy 2 FULLY without having played the first ... Sure you'll get the story .. But it's obvious that you'll lose a lot .. Ar tonelico games are sequels to each other and it's the Same Overall plot that continues ... you can't argue with that fact ....
Aww.. not many degrees to this thread. But thanks you two. Bubbles up for you both. You guys enlightened me much on Ar Tonelico with your discussion. I guess it's kinda like the Atelier series. Don't have to play the previous games but would be a plus to do so.
Eww, i hope this is a psn game. Looks like one of those free mmos (kiddie and sh!!!y).
No...Just no...and NO, it's not a PSN title http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E3... God, why does a game need to have blood and guns to be taken seriously by loads of gamers his gen. It's pathetic. Looks amazing this game.
NO again ... This game looks fantastic .. This is a anime style HD game...it doesn't look like aything on the PSN .. it's probably over 40 hours long and it's a direct continuation of 2 GAmes already on PS2 ... Rpgs won't have assasin creed or Uncharted graphics this gen ... give it up . Oh and Ar tonelico games ar not kiddy .. They treat of a lot of themes , like racism , betrayal , survival and so on ... And where did you see anything "kiddie " in that trailer ?
agreed ar tonelico games are very much not for kids. They all have deep emotional adult themes and have tons of sexual innuendos. Damn it people all because something is 2D or has anime style doesn't make it kiddy. Says the person with a Mega Man icon. lol
Ya in #2 all they talked about was "Diving into each other" lol.... Cant wait for this game.
Pfft... The only thing this trailer was missing was the "Join now!" "Play for free FOREVER!!" "Says the person with a Mega Man icon. lol" Mega Man is Awesome, he's on a Whole Nother Level. "They all have deep emotional adult themes and have tons of sexual innuendos." Do i really want to see anything sexual with Underage kids with stupid hairstyles?
@Gobot Please stop saying nonsense please . You say it's kiddy ..when we tell you it's not .. you say the opposite .. if you don't want of this game don't play it ... there are plenty of people who want this sequel ... All the ar tonelico fans are pleased by this trailer... since it was directed at them ...
haha mega man is awesome, obvioulsy the joke went over your head. Its very ironic that a man who likes Mega Man games, which are fun, but are way more for kids and skews way younger than this game, says that ar tonelico III looks too kiddish or silly who also likes a series called rock man, who sister is named roll, who fights along side a dog named rush, and fights bosses like cut man and log man. also you never even looked at the character designs of the games, or you never would said Ravetails look "kiddish"
I wasn't a big fan of the first 2, but this one looks to be shaping up nicely
to me it looks like a cheap jrpg, i think it never crosses ocean, to much jap artstyle. but hey i may be wrong..
Yet the first two crossed the ocean with very good reviews .. and sold well
no, you are pretty much wrong. The first two came over with relative success, so this is pretty much a shoe in. Muramasa on the wii is 100% more Japanese than this and it came over, so not sure with it being too much Japanese has to do with anything.....
About time we get something with "too much jap artstyle" after all the absolutely crappy western art style we're fed this generation.
to be honest...games cost TOO much in development to keep them territorial as much as past systems did.
OMG OMG i want it NOW *Drools all over*
Ar Tonelico is one of those games you have to get it when it first comes out. Both Ar Tonelico 1&2 when they came out were on the shelf for 2 weeks then magically vanished they are very rare in Canada. I hope the Cosmosphere diving is fun cannot wait to see the costumes the Reyvateils wear I want this game more than FF13.
Or are we abusing of the competence...naaaah it is only me and my kindly fuked mind jajajaja. need xbox troll here.
wow looks better than I expected. I like how it kept the anime art style yet still went 3d. Nice. This is looking like a fantastic year for 2010 for JRPGs. Finally, the next wave is coming in. Especially for sony. You get white knight story and star ocean 4 early. Then you get tales of vesperia and final fantasy 13 in the summer, then you get sega and tri-aces new rpg, trinity universe, and this. Then if you count yakuza 3 in sort of and then valkirye chronicles 2 on psp. Damn. 2010 making up for lost time.
Tales of Vesperia in the summer? Did they announce it and I missed it?
SORRY Abriael, but no there is no official annoucment. That was just hopeful guessing, but all the other things I said is true. We know its coming over, but we still don't know when. :( Its already been out in Japan for months. I will loose my stuff it comes out the same month that star ocean and white knight does.
Eheh no problem, i'm already sick of Namco Bandai keeping us in the dark about it.
Whew, thats very Japanese heavy.
The little blonde haired Reyvateil looks spot on to Aurica, this game I cannot wait till 2011 for its release I need it now.
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