I Am Setsuna
2 years ago.
Check out I Am Setsuna's "Temporal Battle Arena," exclusive to Nintendo Switch, out Thursday
I Am Setsuna is the first title Square Enix has brought to Nintendo's new Switch console, and is currently available through the eShop as a digital-only download. Today, we get a look at some free Switch-exclusive content called the Temporal Battle Arena -- set to drop on April 13th. In this new player-versus-player mode, you'll be able to download data belonging to other players across the globe and spar against their party. You'll also be able to upload your own data…
2 years ago.
I Am Setsuna Nintendo Switch-exclusive Temporal Battle Arena DLC teaser
Square Enix has released a short teaser detailing I Am Setsuna's Nintendo Switch-exclusive downloadable content, the Temporal Battle Arena. Due out in April, this new battle mode introduces a party on party coliseum. Players can then upload their own date for others to try out. Watch the video below. I Am Setsuna is now available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.…
2 years ago.
Nintendo Switch-exclusive I Am Setsuna downloadable content dated for April
I Am Setsuna's Nintendo Switch-exclusive downloadable content "Temporal Battle Arena" will be available as a free download starting in April. News comes way of Square Enix's official Japanese website for the game, which sees its launch on Nintendo's new hardware in full today. The Temporal Battle Arena will let you battle against other players and their parties after advancing the main quest to a certain part of the game. I Am Setsuna follows the story of Setsuna, a young woman of incredible…
2 years ago.
I Am Setsuna heads to Nintendo Switch on March 3 in North America
I Am Setsuna will launch alongside Nintendo Switch on March 3, Square Enix announced today. The digital-only title will include exclusive new features such as the “Temporal Battle Arena,” where players can enjoy thrilling battles against other players’ parties. Square Enix has provided a quick overview of the game along with some Switch-specific screenshots: I Am Setsuna follows the story of Setsuna, a young woman of incredible power and inner strength, and the sacrifice she must undertake to save the people of…
2 years ago.
I Am Setsuna for Nintendo Switch gets an exclusive PvP mode
The Nintendo Switch release of I Am Setsuna will see an exclusive player versus player (PvP) mode added to it when it releases on March 3 in Japan. This mode will be available as a piece of free downloadable content. The "Arena of Time" as it's called will let you battle against other players and their parties after advancing the main quest to a certain part of the game. The Arena of Time will feature character customization options meant to really…
2 years ago.
I am Setsuna staff talk internal reception and what's next for the studio
Square Enix has released the third video in their series documenting fan questions with the development team behind I am Setsuna. This time, staff discuss the game's concept, the decision to stay away from CGI, internal reception and what's next for the studio. “We see I am Setsuna as a complete game in its own right and are not currently considering doing a direct sequel," said Usuke Kumagai, English and PC version director. "However, we would like to continue making…
2 years ago.
I am Setsuna staff talk music, the game's setting and more in new interview
Square Enix has gone live with the second video in a series of behind the scenes looks at Tokyo RPG Factory's I am Setsuna. Once again focused on fan questions, the second video features art director Jun Suzuki, director Atsushi Hashimoto and English and PC director Usuke Kumagai as they discuss the game's music, overall setting and influences that helped shape development. Catch the video below. I am Setsuna is now available for PlayStation 4 and PC. For those who missed the…
2 years ago.
I am Setsuna director on planning and thought process behind the game's production
Square Enix has gone up with the first video in a series focusing on I am Setsuna's development team - a series where the folks at Tokyo RPG Factory answer your questions. Today's video features director Atsushi Hashimoto, who speaks at length on the game's general planning and thought processes that took place when I am Setsuna was still in early development. I am Setsuna is out now for PlayStation 4 and PC. The game also released on PlayStation Vita exclusively in…
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna's developers' room is cute as heck
I Am Setsuna released this week in North America and Europe, and we played a whole bunch of it. In the process of that we stumbled across the developers' room tucked in a far corner of the world. Here, in some strange parallel universe, the I Am Setsuna staff emerge to greet you, the player. It's something of a tradition in a few classic Square games. Check it out in our video below (which contains no major story spoilers.) I Am Setsuna…
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna out now on PS4 and PC, new launch trailer
I Am Setsuna, Tokyo RPG Factory's first outing, is now available for both PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. The story follows a young woman named Setsuna and her journey of sacrifice to save the people of her land. The word “setsuna,” derived from the Japanese “setsunai,” conveys bittersweet sorrow and serves as the base theme of the game. If you'd like to know our thoughts on the game, you can read our full review here and check out the…
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna Review
I AM SETSUNA has big shoes to fill. Newly-minted studio Tokyo RPG Factory are a big fan of the classics -- going so far as to proudly proclaim that they’d love to return to a bygone era of Japanese-style role-playing games. Well, you don’t get more classic than Chrono Trigger, Squaresoft’s masterstroke from the 16-bit era that accrued a metric ton of accolades an insatiable hunger for more - even after quasi-sequel Chrono Cross, ephemeral Chrono Break, and a modest remaster…
3 years ago.
Square Enix at Japan Expo: Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts and more playable
Square Enix France has revealed their playable and stage lineup for Japan Expo - set to run from July 7 to July 10 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center in Paris, France. During the show, attendees can get their hands on the following playable demos: Final Fantasy XV Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Dragon Quest Builders Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue World of Final Fantasy Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness I am Setsuna Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Additionally, Square Enix will hold special events focusing on…
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna artwork and platform pre-order bonuses revealed
With its release fast approaching, Square Enix has released new artwork for I Am Setsuna today - detailing some of the additional characters who will be joining Setsuna on her journey, including Aeterna and Nidr. I Am Setsuna is set to launch on July 19 for both PlayStation 4 and Steam for $39.99. Those who pre-order from PSN will receive two dynamic themes: Kuro - a night-time theme and Shiro, a daytime theme. Additionally, “Eternal Winter,” an exclusive digital track…
3 years ago.
E3 2016: All the news, stories and more rounded up
There's no doubt E3 2016 was one of Square Enix's biggest showings in recent memory. With a booth packed to the brim with playable demos, lengthy new trailers and a few exciting announcements the company is on track to deliver a banner year. There’s quite a bit to digest – the staff put in their hardest here – but there’s more to come in just a few short months between Gamescom, Tokyo Game Show and PlayStation Experience. Should you have…
3 years ago.
Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XV and more playable at E3 2016
Square Enix has detailed some of their additional plans for E3 2016 - including playable demos for both Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. Final Fantasy XIV is also returning to the show this year with its yearly Battle Challenge, featuring Sephirot the Fiend and a chance to snag one of the "I BEAT SEPHIROT" t-shirts. These games will be joining the likes of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Hitman, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness and I Am Setsuna…
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna gets a gameplay trailer ahead of E3 2016
Square Enix has released a new trailer for I Am Setsuna today - focusing for the first time on gameplay in the English version of the Tokyo RPG Factory-developed game in preparation for E3 2016. Fans of Chrono Trigger can check out the familiar battle system as well as the art, music and story in this classic RPG re-imagined for the modern era. I Am Setsuna follows the story of Setsuna - a young woman of incredible inner strength,…
3 years ago.
Square Enix reveals some of their E3 2016 plans, several playable demos
E3 is just around the corner and Square Enix is preparing for the event with a series of blog updates detailing their plans leading up to the show. The first in a series of several posts has gone up today, revealing the first batch of playable games the company will have on hand at their booth. Square Enix Presents The latest Square Enix announcements will once again be discussed on the Square Enix Presents live show. They'll be debriefing you on not…
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna coming to the West on July 19th; new teaser and screenshots
I Am Setsuna is coming to PlayStation 4 via PSN and PC via Steam on July 19th in North America and Europe, Square Enix announced today. You can read a description for the game, view an English dub teaser trailer and a set of screenshots below. You can also check out our spin through the Japanese version here. Square Enix will be streaming gameplay of the English version today, catch that here. https://youtu.be/5Aeigc_bjFA …
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna English live stream coming tomorrow
Square Enix will be showcasing the first ever live stream featuring the English version of Tokyo RPG Factory's I Am Setsuna tomorrow, the company revealed today. According to a post on the official Square Enix Blog, the stream is set to begin at 1PM EDT on Twitch and will feature gameplay segments as a sort of "first look" affair. I Am Setsuna is making its way to the West on both PlayStation 4 and PC this Summer, having released this…
3 years ago.
I Am Setsuna Dengeki PlayStation Special Feature (Part II)
From January 29 to February 18, 2016, PlayStation Japan ran a 4-part interview with Dengeki Game Media’s Editor-in-Chief, Satoshi Eguchi, and Square Enix/Tokyo RPG Factory staff on its blog. The topic of discussion was Tokyo RPG Factory’s debut game, Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna (“Setsuna of the Snow and Sacrifice,” also “Ephemerality of Snow and Sacrifice”). In March 2016, Square Enix announced that Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna would be released overseas on PS4 and Steam platforms in Summer 2016 under…