Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk releasing March 8 in Aus
Good news for Atelier fans, with Tecmo Koei Europe announcing that the latest installment in the series – Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk will be releasing across Australia for the PS3 on March 8th.
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk comes packed with new features, battle system additions and brand new storyline and characters. Future DLC releases promise to add new costumes, characters and additional areas. The story will follow Ayesha Altugle, a girl living alone in a secluded workshop since her grandfather died and her younger sister disappeared. Supporting herself by making and selling medicine, as the story begins, Ayesha discovers that her younger sister is alive somewhere in the world, and begins a journey to find her missing sister.
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk game features include:
New story and cast of characters: Ayesha’s mission is to find her younger sister, Nio, who went missing after she left home to gather medicinal ingredients, and Ayesha will be supported and helped by those already close to her, as well as new friends she’ll meet along the way. This new setting will embrace all the Japanese RPG fans who are looking for a new kind of alchemy RPG!
Keep a diary to delve deeper into the story: The new Diary System allows the player to keep a log of Ayesha’s activities. Keeping up with the diary, Ayesha will be able to gain more recipes, bonus stats, and items. Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk does not have any time restriction on each mission; instead, every mission will be connected and will help determine your success in finding Ayesha’s younger sister.
Turn-based battle system: The game features a turn-based battle system that emphasizes the importance of character positioning and distance from the enemies. Support and Assist attacks among your party will play a big role in each battle. Place your party members wisely and strategize your way to victory!
Back Attacks and unique character skills: The game has an updated battle system that allows players to move behind the enemy; attack them from the rear to score critical hits! Get familiar with the special skills and abilities of each character to maximize your battle experience!
Alchemy gets even more exciting by focusing on the process: The game features an updated synthesis system where Ayesha will learn special alchemy skills that she can use to fine-tune the details of the items that she synthesizes for more desirable results!