Date: 2012 May 16 16:21
Posted by Joe
The good folks from Namco Bandai have sent us details of the Tales of Graces f, which is due out in Europe (that includes the UK), the Middle East and Australia on Friday 31st August 2012.
If you can't wait until then to play it, you should head over to the London MCM Expo from Friday 25th May to Sunday 27th May 2012. Tales of Graces F will be demoed from 5pm to 5:30pm on the Saturday. Namco Bandai will also be demoing the highly anticipated game made in conjunction with Studio Ghibli and Level 5 - Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch from 6pm to 6:30pm. Fans looking for some kinect action should go to the Sunday 10:30 to 11am demo of Dragon Ball Z Kinect.
Press release as follows:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NAMCO BANDAI GAMES UNVEILS TALES OF GRACES f DAY ONE EDITION CONTENT AND LAUNCH DATE
- The Latest Western Entry in the Iconic Role-Playing Series Hits EMEA and Australia on the 31st August 2012 with a Bonus-Packed, Exclusive Day One Edition -
CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE 16 May 2012 NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe today announced that acclaimed role-playing game Tales of Graces f is heading to EMEA and Asia Pacific on the 31st of August 2012 for PlayStation.
In addition to the game itself, the day one edition of Tales of Graces f - created especially for fans across Europe and Asia Pacific - highlights the artistic talents involved in the game with the Original Soundtrack, Behind the Scenes videos, and a high quality hardback art book, all included in a newly designed folded box. A special DLC is also included with original costumes from Tales of Destiny 2 and a custom PlayStation 3 theme for Tales of fans to rejoice about.
Tales of Graces f is the latest episode in the renowned Tales of series on the current generation of consoles on the Western market, and the first European appearance of the franchise on PlayStation. The story is set against the backdrop of three kingdoms Windor, Strata and Fendel all struggling for dominance of the world and follows Asbel Lhant as he sets off on a journey with his comrades, protecting the bonds of friendship and fighting for his ideals.
For the first time in the Tales series, the combat system lets the player freely change attack style depending on the battle situation. The charactersdistinctive weapons can be swapped for different styles, and the new combat system is easier to control while simultaneously making battles more involving. The title is developed by NAMCO BANDAI Studios Inc. in Japan with the aim of bringing to life the rich depth of the evocative characters designed by Mutsumi Inomata.
For more information on the Tales of series, please visit http://www.namcobandaigames.eu
Watch videos and trailers from NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/NamcoBandaiGamesEU
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NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN, Tekken, SOULCALIBUR, NARUTO, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, Dragon Ball, GALAGA, RIDGE RACER and ACE COMBAT. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.eu or www.facebook.com/namcobandaigames.europe.
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