News: The Legend of Heroes: Trail in the Sky Has Gone Gold
XSEED Games, an independent-minded publisher, is pleased to announcethat the upcoming title, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky for the PSP system has gone gold and will begin shipping to retailers across North America March 29th, 2011.
I'm not a big fan of the PSP, my hands are too big for it, but some of you may own one and might want to check out this game. After watching this trailer I got interested in it. Check it out.
Here is the press release info about the game:
Following the recent success of the Ys series, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, developed by Nihon Falcom, marks a new stand-alone story in The Legend of Heroes series and is the first of the Trails in the Sky games to be released in North America by XSEED Games. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky will be available in a Limited Edition package which will contain a soundtrack CD, a 13-inch by 19.5-inch poster and a Bracer Guild replica metal badge, for the suggested retail price of $39.99. A standard boxed version and digital download version will also be available for the suggested retail price of $29.99.
About the Story
The story of The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky opens in the quaint and serene town of Rolent in the Liberl Kingdom, a land that, while outmatched by surrounding countries in terms of size and military might, manages to maintain its global presence through world-class engineering, ample septium resources and able diplomacy. Still recovering from a fierce war with the powerful Erebonian Empire just ten years prior, players take the reins as Estelle Bright, a young martial arts expert with an effervescent personality and tenacious spirit, as well as her close friend Joshua, as they take their first steps in joining the legendary Bracer’s Guild. Charged with upholding the peace and safety of the citizens, Bracers must first seek qualification in all the regions of the kingdom, and to that end Estelle and Joshua begin their journey.
As players delve further into the story of The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, they will traverse an entire kingdom steeped in detail, navigating everything from ancient towers and deep mines to quaint villages and seaside resorts, and become entangled in the geopolitical landscape as they meet new characters along the way. Sprawling landscapes, perilous encounters and mysterious happenings punctuate every moment of the game’s 50-plus hours of gameplay. Through the course of their journey, Estelle and Joshua will begin to uncover a mutinous conspiracy that threatens to overthrow the Liberlian queen and compromise the kingdom’s peaceful landscape: a sinister plot that they must unravel on their quest to become fully-fledged Bracers.
Along the way, players will enjoy an epic all-original soundtrack comprised of 57 tracks from Falcom’s famed music department.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky was developed by Nihon Falcom and scheduled for release exclusively on the PSP system. Fans who pre-order from participating nationwide retailers will be able to reserve a copy of the Limited Edition (Pictured Above), which will contain a soundtrack CD, a 13-inch by 19.5-inch poster and a Bracer Guild replica metal badge, for the suggested retail price of $39.99. A standard boxed version and digital download version will also be available, for the suggested retail price of $29.99. Named one of 1UP.com’s “Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2011 (PSP®),” The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is scheduled for release March 29th 2011. For more information please visit the newly launched website at www.trailsinthesky.com.
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