Experience’s unique dungeon crawler Ray Gigant is officially coming West this Spring; to both North America and Europe.
Announced via press release just moments ago, it seems that Acttil (who recently had a hand in bringing SUPERBEAT: XONiC Westward) are bringing over Experience’s dungeon crawling RPG with multiple perspectives – Ray Gigant – next Spring.
But what is Ray Gigant?
Well, it’s a game that presents to you from multiple perspectives – positing you to tie them into a nice bow… both in the game, and in your head. You’ll have to deal with three intertwining stories, three different characters, and three different boss battle perspectives – using them to push through the scourge that is the Gigants and come out alive and on top.
Here’s what the press release says about the story;
This adventure is set in the near future…
Earth’s major cities have been ravaged by giant, terrifying creatures known as Gigants. Across the globe, military forces from every nation attempted to counter the attacks but, to their horror, failed miserably. In a twist of fate, it was reported that a boy named Ichiya Amakaze defeated a Gigant.
The boy defeated the Gigants using a mysterious power called the Yorigami. This victory was short-lived, however. Ichiya lost control of his power and tragically destroyed the city he tried so hard to protect. After this fateful experience, he fell unconscious. Ichiya was then detained and sent to a safe location where his fate would soon unfold…
Okay, so what are the Gigants?
Gigants are mysterious, alien life-forms that have invaded Earth. Gigants of various shapes and sizes have been discovered, and they generally take upon forms of beasts from legend. However, unlike those mythical beasts, Gigants do not harbor a brilliant, celestial aura. Whatever aura they do possess is something much more vile…
How about the game’s key features (also listed in the press release);
- Guided by Fate! – Play through three different points of view to uncover the
mystery behind what’s happened in this world. Players must battle against
Gigants and a myriad of other characters.
- Keep Your Eyes Open! – Fight skyscraper-sized bosses in battles with 3-Way
views! For special boss battles, each of the characters will utilize their special
abilities! Varying from close to long range on the field, strategically plan
attacks from each characters’ position!
- Slash Beat Mode! – The rhythm-based battle action system, Slash Beat Mode,
allows characters to unleash their hidden power of transformation by offering
their body to their Yorigamis. If timed correctly with the rhythm-based
commands, the enemy will receive a tremendous amount of damage.
- Evolve Tree System! – Level up your characters’ stats with the Evolve Tree
System! Master all three branches of the tree (Physical, Command, Item) to
bring your character to new heights!
That’s not all however; the game will also be PlayStation TV compatible, digital only, and will feature English subtitles with a Japanese voice-over.
Speaking of Japanese, here’s some screenshots from the Japanese version of the game to give you an idea of what to expect;
Oh, and some key art – ’cause we know you guys love it. 😉
Ray Gigant is due out in the West in the Spring of 2016.
Are you excited?