Frontier Gate Trailer Gives Us a Glimpse of Turn-Based Monster Hunting

on June 29, 2011 8:30 PM

Frontier Gate is a new PSP game from Star Ocean developer tri-Ace. It was announced a few months back, and it certainly is looking mighty cool. Japan is huge on Monster Hunter-like games, and this one is no exception, at least in the visual department. The difference here is that, while Monster Hunter titles are more action-oriented, this is a turn-based RPG. What up with that? It could be cool, though, at least for me. I don’t place a stigma on turn-based mechanics, as long as they’re done well. It’s just a bit odd that the more action-y tri-Ace would decide to make a turn-based RPG. Can’t wait to check it out in more detail, for sure. Hit the break for the trailer.

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Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.
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