Solarobo- new DS action RPG announced

Discussion in 'User Submitted News' started by granville, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. granville

    granville GBAtemp Goat

    Aug 24, 2007
    United States
    Orlando, Florida
    A new DS game has been unveiled, an action RPG by the name of Solarobo. Developed by Cyberconnect2. I believe they are best known for developing the .hack/*** games for PS2. Anyways, this is an original title if I read correctly. Here's what we know so far about Solarobo-

    Title: Solarobo - Sore kara coda he
    Platform: Nintendo DS
    Genre: Action RPG
    Release Date: 2010

    Executive Director - Hiroshi Matsuyama (CC2 President)
    Director - Takayuki Isobe (Tail Concerto)
    Main Visual, Character Design - Nobuteru Yuki (Tail Concerto)
    Mechanical Illustration - Yoshitake Taniguchi (SRW)
    Opening Animation Director: Yoshiki Yamakawa (Hell's Angels)
    Opening Animation Production: Madhouse

    - 1 to 4 players over wifi
    - wireless play
    - robot has the ability to lift crates
    - game features ideas that are expanded upon the original Tail Concerto
    - action parts with the robot included
    - Town maps in the game employ side-scrolling movement using 3D backgrounds
    - cutscenes use "Motion Illustation Demo" with fill both DS screens, and are 3D
    - full 3D dungeons
    - action RPG
    - growth for robot and main character
    - in the planning for ten years
    - in development for three years
    - epic human drama
    - sci-fi theme
    - takes place on the floating island world of the Shepherd Republic
    - two races: Inubito and Nekobito (dog people and cat people)
    - play as Red Savarin, a 17-year-old Inubit
    - story intro: Red meets Ell Melizee, a mysterious Nekobito
    - Red's younger sister, 13-year-old Chocolat Gelato, travel together through the game
    - Red's mech is the Dahak-AZ103
    - most exploring of towns and dungeons is done while riding Dahak
    - pick up enemies, catch missiles and thrown them back, throw treasure chests with Dahak
    - Red will have to go into some areas on foot
    - Red can break objects, climb ladders, control switches, swim, and battle enemies with gun/sword
    - opening animation by animation studio Mad House

    And here are some (low quality) scans showing off what the game will be like-


    For the record, this is apparently the project that was first talked about here-

    Long development much? Anyways, looks fun, although i imagine some people will be disappointed that it's not a .hack game or whatever.
  2. Prime_Zero

    Prime_Zero GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 31, 2010
    United States
    Planet Earth
    Cool it looks like a nice game pretty sure ive seen parts of that one robot on a anime movie Castle in the Sky, hopefully it'll port to other countries unlike with Choushoujuu Mecha MG which should have been.
  3. zeromac

    zeromac Finally reached 1000 posts EXACTLY

    Mar 7, 2009
    Yea apparently its based in a world of Dog people and Cat people and you play as a Dog person
  4. Wabsta

    Wabsta you fight like a dairy farmer

    Apr 25, 2008
    SCUMM Bar
    Looks really awesome. I'm looking forward to it [​IMG]
  5. Hotzdevil

    Hotzdevil GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 7, 2009
    Dimapur, Nagaland
    looks good, can't wait to get my hands on it..
  6. SylvWolf

    SylvWolf Ave Dominus Nox

    Jul 30, 2007
    United States
    East Coast, USA
    Haha, furries. Other than that, if CC2's doing it, I'll check it out.
  7. DarkWay

    DarkWay tsubasa hiroge

    Aug 21, 2008
    this is definately worth a look in my opinian it looks pretty damn sweet [​IMG]
  8. Kawo

    Kawo GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 30, 2007
    If the customization is high this game will be fun.

    I'm fine with dog but cats are better.
  9. Rock Raiyu

    Rock Raiyu Clock Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    United States
    Walking the path of heaven
    I kind of posted this last night but oh well...

    Though I'm not sure if I want this or not. Doesn't really seem that appealing to me at all.
  10. granville

    granville GBAtemp Goat

    Aug 24, 2007
    United States
    Orlando, Florida
    I missed that, mods can lock this if they like. I don't want to post redundant news. [​IMG]
  11. sadak5

    sadak5 GBAtemp Fan

    Feb 27, 2007
    Mexico City
    This looks really good. Very nice.
  12. shito

    shito GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 30, 2009
    i like it, looks like a bit of megaman legends, i hope they make an anime too
  13. GeekyGuy

    GeekyGuy Professional loafer

    Former Staff
    Jun 21, 2007
    United States
    "...epic human drama..."

    You wouldn't know it from those screenshots.

    So, basically, they're making a Star Fox RPG, since Nintendo's too busy to give a flyin' flip?
  14. cosmiccow

    cosmiccow Original Hippie

    Feb 5, 2008
    Gambia, The
    Sounds interesting. Wake me up when it gets released in english.
  15. Nimbus

    Nimbus sudo /usr/bin make-me-a-coffee --nosugar --cream=1

    Nov 1, 2009
    Probably being lazy.
    This game sounds extremely promising.

    I will be on the watchout for it's release. It seems charming and yet also action-oriented, but with RPG elements. Everything I like rolled up into one game.
  16. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

    Oct 23, 2004
    Dar es Salaam
    the only troublesome thing i can see here is AP but some companies (esp new ones) tend not to keep any AP on their games and i hope to see the same here