The hotly anticipated Takes of Arise got a new story and gameplay trailer reveal at this year’s Summer Game’s Fest, showing off some flashy action and new characters. Tales of Arise is set in a world where one technologically advanced rules over another underdeveloped nation with an iron fist. The plot will entail a journey of liberation and adventure. Not a lot of story details have been given so far.
The Tales of series started back in 1995 with Tales of Phantasia for the Super Famicom. There are sixteen mainline games as of now and numerous spin-off titles. Many of the spin-off games have not been localized to this day, What sets the Tales of series from other JRPGs is the action oriented combat. Whereas a lot of games in the same genre were turn-based back in the day, Tales had active, fast paced combat.
Tales of Arise releases on September 21, 2021, on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and Steam.