This The Last Story preview will give a quick look at what can be expected from Mistwalker & AQ Interactive’s upcoming action-RPG title.
Set on Ruli Island, governed by Count Earl Arganan, players will take on the role of Zael and his allies, a group of mercenaries that have come to the island seeking work and journey with them into an epic adventure!
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Likened to the hugely successful Final Fantasy series, because it’s made by the Final Fantasy series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi. The Last Story is a Wii-exclusive, action-RPG title developed by Mistwalker and AQ Interactive.
The game was released in Japan on January 27, 2011 and will see a European release on February 24, 2012.
Get a sneak peek of The Last Story’s battle system in this Japanese demo!
The Gathering system is showcased, in detail, in this Japanese video commentary chock-full of gameplay footage.
And feast your eyes on this demonstration from the 40+ minute long “The Last Story” presentation (in Japanese) with Hinonobu Sakaguchi behind the wheel!
Key Features of The Last Story
Here is a list of key features that will be available in Mistwalker & AQ Interactive’s The Last Story based on news and announcements made so far.
- 6-Player Co-op: The Last Story features 6-player cooperative and competitive online modes, where users can team up or battle one another.
- Customization: Players will have the chance to customize many elements in-game. For example, by visiting the blacksmiths you can upgrade your weapons, armor and even alter a character’s appearance!
- Third-Person-Shooter Elements: The game will features a few mechanics typical of third-person shooters; players can use rapid fire crossbows and cover in combat using a cover system that includes an over the shoulder view.
- Character Abilities: Character can use special abilities in-game. Some have been confirmed including Elza’s “gathering” ability, which allows the player to draw the attention of foes and buy time for allies, and “Focus”, which reveals an enemies weak-spots and allows for long-range attacks.
Take a look at the European debut trailer!
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