13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
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Developer(s) Vanillaware
Publisher(s) Atlus
Director(s) George Kamitani
Artist(s) George Kamitani
Yukio Hirai
Composer(s) Hitoshi Sakimoto
Platform(s) PlayStation 4
PlayStation Vita
Release
  • JP: 2018
  • WW: TBA
Genre(s) Adventure
Mode(s) Single-player[1]

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (十三機兵防衛圏, Jūsan-ki heibōeiken)[2][3] is an upcoming 2D sci-fi mecha video game developed by Vanillaware and published by Atlus, which is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2018.[4][5][6]

Plot[edit]

Set in 1980, the game follows the themes of surging despair and the demise of everyday life following a destructive catastrophe.

Development[edit]

The game was announced at Tokyo Game Show 2015.[4] Prior to the announcement, the game was first teased in a preview video in July 2015 as a collaboration project between Atlus and Vanillaware following the public reveal of Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir.[7][8] The game is directed by George Kamitani, while the soundtrack was produced and written by members of Hitoshi Sakimoto's music production company, Basiscape.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mielke, James. "Vanillaware's Kamitani on Keeping the 2D Flame Alive in the Age of 3D". Glixel. Wenner Media LLC. I would love to make a new Dragon's Crown game. Dragon's Crown is actually the second game we made with co-op. The first was [Japan-only title by Square Enix] called Fantasy Earth and the third one will be after I finish 13 Sentinels. 
  2. ^ "アトラス×ヴァニラウェアの新プロジェクト「十三機兵防衛圏」が正式発表。ティザーサイトにてPVが公開中". 4gamer (in Japanese). September 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "【速報】アトラス×ヴァニラウェアが挑む新プロジェクト『十三機兵防衛圏』が始動! PS4とPS Vitaでリリース決定【SCEJAカンファレンス2015】". Famitsu (in Japanese). September 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "TGS 2015: Odin Sphere Developer Announces 13 Sentinels: Aegis RIM". IGN. September 15, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Vanillaware Unveils 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim for PS4/PS Vita". Anime News Network. September 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ Romano, Sal. "13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim launches 2018 in Japan". Gematsu. Retrieved 19 September 2017. 
  7. ^ "Atlus and VanillaWare tease new project, details coming in September". Gematsu. July 20, 2015. 
  8. ^ "'Odin Sphere' developer announces '13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim' for PS4 and PS Vita". International Business Times. September 16, 2015. 

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