Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: VanillaWare

Gwendolyn introduced in new Odin Sphere Leifthrasir cast trailer

The first in a new series of cast trailers has gone live for Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The debut features the Valkyrie princess of Ragnanival, and daughter of Demon Lord Odin, Gwendolyn. Gwendolyn uses her Valkyrie training and deceased sister’s Psypher Spear to attack enemies head-on as well as from above. Her powers, augmented by the addition of a skill tree, include the ability to tossing a wave of icicles and summon a swarm of spears. Check out the trailer, along with a handful of new screenshots, below.

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PlayStation 4 News

Combat, skills on display in new Odin Sphere Leifthrasir trailer

Atlus has released a new trailer and screenshots showcasing Odin Sphere Leifthrasir’s combat and skill systems. Fans of the original will want to take note because the upcoming version will feature nearly 200 new abilities and skills. Drawing on their experience from Dragon’s Crown, the studio has expanded each character’s skillset while also streamlining the leveling system, by having characters and Psyphers level together, and increasing the fluidity of the combo system. For those who prefer the original setup, Classic Mode is being included that retains the visual upgrades but reverts back to the old mechanics.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir art book sample, English trailer released

Atlus has released a new English trailer for Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The video gives a quick overview of the game as well as shows off Vanillaware’s newly hand-redrawn artwork. A sample of the art book that’s being packed with first-print copies and the Storybook Edition has also been made available via Issuu, and posted below.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Get a look at Odin Sphere Leifthrasir – Storybook Edition’s steel book

Atlus has revealed some more artwork from the Storybook Edition of Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The art print of Alice and Socrates was released last week, and today the studio has sent the art of Valkyrie Gwendolyn that will appear on the metal slipcase. More VanillaWare art is never a bad thing.

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PlayStation 4 News

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Storybook Edition’s art print released

Atlus has revealed the art print that will be included with the Storybook Edition of Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The print will feature Alice along with her cat Socrates and measure 7.25”x10”. The remaining goodies will include a 64-page hardcover art book, a ‘potion recipe’ T-shirt, and an outer box to store everything. The Storybook version is limited to PS4.

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PlayStation 4 News

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir dated for June 7, official site now live

Atlus has announced that the upcoming Odin Sphere re-release, Leifthrasir, will be released on June 7. Coinciding with the news is the launch of the official website. Give it a look to learn more about the game’s five intertwining plot lines, mechanics, and more importantly, to oogle Vanillaware’s art.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir gets Storybook Edition for PS4, extra for all

Atlus has announced a Storybook Edition for Vanillasoftware’s Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The $79.99 limited edition will be exclusive to PS4 and come packed with a 64-page hardcover art book with work by George Kamitani and Vanillaware, a soon-to-be-revealed art print, a potion recipe t-shirt, a metal slipcase for the game, and an outer box. Standard version buyers won’t be completely left out, as those will come bundled with a 64-page softcover art book. A release window was also revealed: spring 2016.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, HD remake of Odin Sphere, coming 2016

Atlus has announced that they will be releasing an HD remake of Odin Sphere. Vanillaware is set to update the 2007 PS2 action role-playing title for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita as Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The new version will feature redrawn art, enhanced effects, and upgraded leveling and combat mechanics. The story will still contain the five protagonists and their associated storylines, but it will also be livened up with new monsters and fully voiced cutscenes.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

(PlayStation 3 Review) Dragon’s Crown

“… another feather in Vanillaware’s crowded cap.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

(PS Vita Review) Dragon’s Crown

” … another feather in Vanillaware’s crowded cap.”

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PS Vita Reviews