Black Sigil - New RPG

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  1. Hadrian
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    Black Sigil: Blade of the Exile



    Bel Lenora is a world where people are born with magic at their command. Years ago, a single man walked the land with no magic in his veins. He brought death and tragedy in his wake and was banished by a brave General at a great cost. It has been fifteen years since his banishment and once again, a young man with no magic walks the land of Bel Lenora.

    Join Kairu, a young knight, born with a cursed spirit...

    * Vivid environments create a realistic yet imaginative landscape
    * 30+ hours of game play with tons of side-quests
    * Dark secrets and powerful plot twists create an original and intriguing story line
    * Strategically customize your 3 person party from up to 8 unique characters
    * 100+ different physical and magical skills/combos
    * 100+ different weapons
    * 200+ different pieces of armour


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    Old school SNES style RPG, sort of reminds me of Chrono Trigger. Nice to see a RPG from the West, makes a nice change. I hope it turns out well as I'm kinda sick of SRPG or RPG's with animé styles. This was actually planned for the GBA in 2006 under the title Project Exile.

    No release date as of yet but I think the game was completed last year but they have only just got a publisher for it.

    More screens and videos here.
     


  2. FAST6191

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    It looks to be typical fantasy but I am certainly curious. Thanks for the heads up.

    Edit: nice looking font.
     
  3. Bob Evil

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    Out of the corner of your eye
    Play-Asia, and a few other retailers, all have the US version of this as due out in June ...
     
  4. Xeronage

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    This reminds me of Project Exile =D..wait..this IS Project Exile! Yay
     
  5. fateastray

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    I've been following this since forever O_O I'm even active on the studioarchcraft messageboard! tis is my most expected release of the year!
    Too bad graffiti entertainment decided to rape the name into something O SO cheesy it makes you puke -__-
     
  6. GeekyGuy

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    Yeah, this game has been around for a while now. Is it finally getting released? [​IMG] Either way, it doesn't look all that appealing, since it's really just a GBA game with a map on the DS' top screen. But to each his own.
     
  7. Dylan

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    damn. bad graphics by the look of it.
     
  8. ojsinnerz.

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    Reminds me of the old arcade games I used to play. I'll play it when it comes out.
     
  9. Zankurou

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    Dude this is so retro. I love it. The graphics kind look like Legend of Mana 1.
    But if it has Seiken Densetsu 3 gameplay.
     
  10. Hadrian
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    You do know that its gameplay that counts right?

    I like the retro graphics, that's the developers intentions.
     
  11. Jaejae

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    Wow, that first image kinda reminds me of Figaro Castle, FFVI.
    Except more colourful.
     
  12. Xeronage

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    My only problem is that the font doesn't fit inside the frames, giving the feeling it was put together with RPGMaker...
     
  13. Hadrian
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    Yeah I hope that they may fix that but I think I read somewhere that development was finished.
     
  14. mossy

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    Looks heavily inspired by my favourite RPG, Final Fantasy VI - story, graphics, presentation all appear similar in that video.

    I can't wait to play it - I've been waiting for a more traditional J-RPG on the DS, and this might just be the answer.
     
  15. sphere9

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    has a very secret of mana / rpgmaker look to it... i may play it,


    i wish they'd port final fantasy III / VI to DS [​IMG] that was my favourite [​IMG]


    (if it's possible to play final fantasy III / VI on ds message me!)
     
  16. Zerrix

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    Please no more bad RPGs like this one...How about more Action-RPGs like Soma Bringer?
    This game is just awesome....
     
  17. gov78

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    looks good to me kinda like SoM and Chrono Trigger
    i loved snes rpgs so this is gunna be good 4 me [​IMG] thanks for the heads up
     
  18. Trolly

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    Behind you! I know you looked!
    Yeah, looks very retro. And it hardly uses the DS at all.
    But, tbh, who even cares? It's a new classic RPG, a lot like Crono Trigger or FF, with over 30 hours of gameplay (apparently). Gonna be awesome.
     
  19. Eternal Myst

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    I have a bomb alallalallala
    Reminds me of Chrono Trigger.

    Is it released in japan yet,I know a little japanese.
    If its released in japan I will try It on NO$gba
     
  20. Hadrian
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    Its not by a Japanese company so no, its from a Canadian developer which is why I'm more interested in it than most RPG's plus the fact that I'm sick of anime style sprites now.