Lengthy-rumored remake lastly introduced
Sq. Enix has lastly determined the time is true to officially lift the lid on one of many trade’s worst-kept secrets and techniques — the enduring developer has introduced that Ways Ogre: Reborn will launch on PlayStation, PC, and Nintendo Swap platforms on November 11.
Ways Ogre: Reborn is a contemporary remake of 2010 PSP launch Ways Ogre: Let Us Cling Collectively. Additional confuddling issues, the 2010 launch was, in itself, a remake of the 1995 Tremendous Famicom version of Let Us Cling Collectively — a title which might obtain each PlayStation and Sega Saturn ports within the mid-’90s, however by no means enterprise exterior of Japanese shores in any official capability.
Sq. Enix has revealed a few of the thrilling new options which are coming to Ways Ogre: Reborn, bringing its fantasy worlds and strategic gameplay to a complete new viewers of gamers. The fantastically detailed backgrounds and splash artwork have been totally recreated in high-definition, whereas the traditional pixel look of the in-game characters has been tweaked to be crisper than ever earlier than, whereas nonetheless retaining their pleasant retro enchantment. As well as, the U.I. has been streamlined and tweaked, providing a tidier menu system and optimized controls for brand spanking new gamers.
All sound results have been remastered to the very best constancy, and all dialogue is now totally voiced, with Ways Ogre: Reborn providing each Japanese and English voice tracks. Hitoshi Sakimoto’s lavish soundtrack has been totally rerecorded with a dwell orchestra, bringing the rating to life like by no means earlier than. If that wasn’t thrilling sufficient, followers will likely be more than happy to listen to that Sakimoto has penned a number of new items, particularly for this new launch.
Underneath the hood, a plethora of tweaks has been made to Ways Ogre‘s strategic gameplay. A newly-designed A.I. unit hopes to supply smarter and extra adaptive enemies, whereas the class-wide leveling system has been changed with a brand new unit-specific leveling system, providing extra fine-tuning alternatives for particular person models. This fashion, gamers generally is a little extra scalpel-precise in relation to placing collectively their offensive forces.
As is the case for thus many trendy remakes, Ways Ogre: Reborn will function a number of “high quality of life” options, comparable to battle pace choice, fast save/load, and suggestions and tutorials to assist model new gamers become familiar with the RPG’s mechanics and battle system in double-quick time. Sq. Enix hopes that this ground-up overhaul of each the audio/visible and mechanical content material will optimize Ways Ogre for contemporary gamers, whereas retaining the attraction, drama, and fascinating motion acknowledged by long-time followers.
Ways Ogre: Reborn launches November 11 on PlayStation, PC (by way of Steam), and Nintendo Swap. It is going to obtain a bodily launch on PS4, PS5, and Swap. A Digital Premium Version, which features a digital soundtrack, will likely be obtainable on PlayStation and PC. Pre-orders for this version may also embody a bonus soundtrack that includes the unique Tremendous Famicom launch.
For extra particulars, screens, and pre-order data, go to the official Square Enix website.