7w ago - XSEED Games Localization Manager Ryan Graff announced today that Ragnarok Odyssey ACE is coming to both PS3 and PS Vita in 2014.
To quote: Since we first announced our action RPG Ragnarok Odyssey ACE back in May, we've gotten all kinds of questions, the most popular among them being, "What exactly is Ragnarok Odyssey ACE?" Fans want to know if it's a DLC expansion for the original Ragnarok Odyssey, if it's a whole new game, whether your character and/or story progress carries over, and so on.
Because I've got a minute, in between proofreading ACE's script and heading out to the voiceover studio, I wanted to answer some of those questions now.
Ragnarok Odyssey ACE is a full game - a revised and expanded version of the original Ragnarok Odyssey. We'll be releasing it early next year in North America for both Vita and PS3, and up to four players will be able to cross-play between the two platforms.
Both versions will retail for $39.99. As a "thank you" to returning players on the handheld, ACE's Vita version will ship with a bonus soundtrack CD, with 25 songs - including one very nice composition from Nobuo Uematsu, called "Roar of the Black Dragon."
Players with existing Ragnarok Odyssey saves can import their character's physical appearance, voice, job class,...
14w ago - Sony PS Store and Plus Content Manager Chris Howe announced today news of a big PSN in Japan sale which includes Tales of Graces f, Resident Evil, Ragnarok and more!
To quote: Hi everyone! With gamescom finished for another year we turn our attention to Tokyo Games Show later this month and what better way to celebrate all that is good about Japanese game development than with a few deals!
Duly, we're very happy to present our Big in Japan Sale delivering some huge savings on titles such as Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Tales of Graces f, Resident Evil Revelations, Ragnarok Odyssey, and many, many more!
These deals will go live as soon as the store has updated later today, Wednesday 4th September. Enjoy!
Agarest: Generations of War Zero (Not available in Australia, Finland, NZ, Norway)
Was €24.99/£19.99, now €9.99/£7.99
Additional 10% off for PS Plus members
Agarest: Generations of War 2 (Not available in NZ)
Was €34.99/£28.49/AU$51.95, now €14.99/ £11.99/AU$21.95
Additional 10% off for PS Plus members
Castlevania: Harmony of Despair (Not available in Bulgaria, Hungary, NZ, Qatar)
Was €14.99/£11.99/AU$21.95, now €7.49/£5.99/AU$11.05
Additional 10% off for PS Plus...
57w ago - Aksys Localization Editor Mike Engler has posted up a video today just in time for the launch of Ragnarok Tactics which is playable on PSP and PS Vita.
To quote: Greetings, and welcome to my first tentative steps into the world of PSN blogging! My name is Mike Engler and I will be your guide into the weird and wondrous world of Aksys Games' upcoming PSP title, Ragnarok Tactics. The game is out on PSP today at retail for $29.99, and on PlayStation Network for $24.99.
As one of the text magicians responsible for the game's translation (along with translator Asuka Yamataki and copy editor Karen McOscar), it was decided via a flurry of pointed fingers that I be the one to give you an overview of what the game is all about.
So, what is Ragnarok Tactics? The quick and dirty description is that it is a fairly involved strategy role-playing game that takes place within the Ragnarok Online universe, complete with its familiar monsters and job classes.
Add to that already appealing formula a story with no less than five unique endings and a hero(ine) who is a doer of deeds rather than a speaker of words, and you have the recipe for an incredible portable gaming experience!
58w ago - XSeed Games Production Assistant Brittany Avery has posted up a video today on Ragnarok Odyssey, a giant-sized RPG that is assaulting PS Vita today!
To quote: Are you ready, guys? Because right now it's Ragnarok Odyssey happy hour!
Or more like Happy Day, since today we celebrate the release of our precious PS Vita title. It's been a lengthy localization journey, but we're proud to bring out the Ragnarok Odyssey Standard Edition for $39.99, as well as the Mercenary Edition, which includes a meaty monster guide with artwork, a full soundtrack, and 10 randomized collectable monster cards out of over 50 for $49.99.
The game itself is the real star of the show, though. Think of it kind of like Monster Hunter or Gods Eater, but with more of a Norse mythology twist and a battle system that's all about knocking your enemies high into the air, then flying up after them and flinging them all over creation before slamming them back down into the hard dirt below.
It's a great game to pick up and play anytime, as you can just grab a quest...
62w ago - XSeed Games Production Assistant Brittany Avery has revealed the cards and classes in Ragnarok Odyssey for the PS Vita handheld console today.
To quote: It's Ragnarok Odyssey time! I wanted to share more details about the game's beloved card equipment system, as well as the six job classes available in-game, so if you're all about the meat of the gameplay, this will be an informative blog entry for you.
If any of you have played Ragnarok Online, you may already be familiar with how cards work in Ragnarok Odyssey. For those who haven't played, don't worry! I'll explain. You will find cards in shops and from defeated monsters.
Depending on what monster you defeat, different things will appear on these cards, such as their likeness, rarity, and specific new abilities and stat boosts. Taking advantage of this is easy, as all armor in the game has a Card Capacity gauge - and the more you upgrade your armor, the more cards you can equip.
It's a nifty little system for when you need an extra boost in firepower to defeat an ugly FrostGiant (they really aren't all that cute) or a little extra HP.
How else do you change abilities in this game? Naturally, you change job classes. Ragnarok Odyssey provides six awesomely awesome job classes for you to choose from:...