Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Tales Series

Tales of Berseria demo now available online for PC and PS4

Tales fans can check out the upcoming entry Tales of Berseria today with a new demo. The trial is available for PC and PS4, through Steam and PSN respectively, offering a quick look at the adventures of Velvet Crowe and crew. PC gamers can head here to grab the demo.

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Velvet goes on the hunt in new trailer for Tales of Berseria

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for Tales of Berseria. The video features protagonist Velvet Crowe as she pursues her quest of vengeance against her enemies. PC and PS4 players wanting to follow up on what they see will get a chance to play the game ahead of its release with a demo scheduled to go live on January 10.

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Tales of Berseria launching January, PS4 Collector’s Edition revealed

Tales of Berseria is set to be released next January in North America, according to Namco Bandai. The PS4 version will debut first, on January 24, with the PC version following a few days later, January 27, on Steam. The upcoming entry follows Velvet, a “tortured soul who acts purely on instinct as she sets out on a quest for revenge.” A $149.99 Collector’s Edition was also announced for PS4. It will be limited to 10,000 and come bundled with several extras: a Velvet and Laphicet Chibi Kyun Chara figures, 8-bit retro keychain set, music CD with selected tracks, hardcover prequel novel (A Witch’s Tale: A World Full of Daemons), set of trading cards, starter strategy guide artbook, and themed SteelBook case.

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The Abbey’s Melchior and Shigure join Tales of Berseria

Two newcomers to the Tales series have been introduced in new screenshots from Tales of Berseria. Members of the clergy, Melchior and Shigure Rangetsu, are joining the adventure. The two are from the Abbey, experts at exorcism, with Melchior being an elder who is experienced in alchemy and knowledgeable about ancient legends. Shigure is described as being more carefree and known for taking on tough tasks, but also as not being very popular in the organization.

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Teresa Linares and Oscar Dragonia join cast of Tales of Berseria

Two new characters have been revealed from Tales of Berseria. Three screenshots highlight the half-siblings Teresa Linares and Oscar Dragonia. The duo are from the Abbey, the power behind the Holy Midgand Empire. The order battles those humans who have succumbed to the Daemonblight disease and turned into daemons. Oscar Dragonia is a Praetor exorcist from an aristocratic family, while his older half-sister, Teresa Linares, is also a Praetor and governs the town of Hellawes.

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New screenshots reveal two more characters from Tales of Berseria

Bandai Namco has introduced two more characters from the cast of Tales of Berseria. The new screenshots feature Magilou and Bienfu. Magilou is a self-professed sorceress that is described as carefree, while Bienfu is a diminutive creature known as a malak, beings that can harness the power of nature. The two have a rocky history, but the full details will have to wait until launch.

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Tales of Berseria gets new character art, screenshots

A few new screenshots have been released from the next entry in the Tales series, Tales of Berseria. The shots, as well as a few pieces of character art, highlight two new characters: Eleanor and Rokurou. Eleanor is a member of an organization that prizes reason, which stands in contrast to more emotional protagonist Velvet, while Rokurou is described as the party’s mentor.

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Tales of Zestiria now available in stores, online for PC, PS3 and PS4

The Tales series continues its run today with Tales of Zestiria for PC, PS3, and PS4. The latest installment features Sorey, a young adventurer who is attempting to become The Shepherd in an effort to rid the land of a corrupting force. Additions to the series include the ability to side dash in combat, as well as new combos accessible by fusing with Seraphim spirits for powerful elemental artes. Early buyers who purchase the game within the first 30 days will also get the epilogue chapter, Alisha’s Conviction, for free ($9.99 afterwards).

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PC and PS4 versions of Tales of Zestiria to launch alongside PS3

The Tales series will be expanding its reach into new territories when Tales of Zestiria is released later this year. Ahead of E3, Bandai Namco has sent word that the previously announced PS3 version will be released alongside two others, one for PC and the other for PS4. In Zestiria, players take control of Sorey, a young adventurer ordained to become The Shepard, who must save the land from becoming corrupt by stopping an evil force called Malevolence. New combat mechanics are also being introduced with the new cast, including side dashes and a fusing ability that allows for the creation new elemental artes.

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(PlayStation Vita Review) Tales of Hearts R

” … the game’s brisk pace, funny cast, and engaging combat system make this one for role-playing fans to check out.”

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