Namco’s card-battling RPG returns to Nintendo GameCube in a prequel. Origins follows the adventures of a brand new set of characters, the main one finding himself fleeing from authorities after being framed for a nasty murder.
Baten Kaitos Origins takes place 20 years before the first Baten Kaitos game. It explains how the diabolical Emperor Geldoblame rose to power, and it also fills in many details about the heroes from the first title. In addition, players will learn about the origins of the world itself and why the Lost Ocean is returning. Here’s the trailer: