ATLUS has announced that the new video game from developer Vanillaware (Dragon's Crown, Odin Sphere), 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, will officially release for the PlayStation 4 on September 8th. The game features Vanillaware's signature hand-painted visual style and follows a group of young folks taking on doomsday with the help of mechs. You can check out a new trailer above!
The actual name of the video game references the fact that the story follows 13 intertwining stories, which is a relatively unusual approach for the developer. It would appear that it is largely compromised of 2D sidescrolling narrative elements alongside top-down combat against gigantic monsters. In other words, it's a kaiju video game.
Follow 13 intertwining stories in 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, coming to PS4 on September 8! Pre-order the game now to secure a bonus artbook.June 12, 2020
Here is how Vanillaware and ATLUS describe the upcoming video game:
"Uncover the truth and delve into a 2D sidescrolling adventure featuring gorgeous art and environments. Then, battle the kaiju in fast-paced, top-down combat. Customize the Sentinels with an arsenal of mechsuit weaponry, and fight to defend humanity!"
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim is officially set to release for PlayStation 4 on September 8th. As noted above, it will launched with Japanese voiceover only at first with a free English voiceover patch available at some point after launch. You can check out all of our previous coverage of gaming right here.
What do you think of what we have seen of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim so far? Are you excited to check it out when it releases later this year? Let us know in the comments, or hit me up directly on Twitter at @rollinbishop to talk all things gaming! And keep reading to check out several screenshots from the upcoming video game!
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