New Shin Atelier Rorona Screenshots Show Comparison With Old Game, New Costumes and More

on October 15, 2013 12:20 AM

Today Gust Released a large batch of screenshots of of New Atelier Rorona The Origin Story: The Alchemist of Arland, which is the upcoming PS3 and PS Vita remake of the classic JRPG Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland and will hit the Japanese shelves on November the 21st.

The screenshots start slow by showing the kingdom quest system and the alchemy system, then ramp up with an interesting comparison between the remake and it’s predecessor, as you can see below (The old Screenshot of each pair is above, and the updated one is below):

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Assist actions have been completely remade to look a lot more cinematic:

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The same also goes for special moves.

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In addition to that we also get to see a few new costumes and accessories, and some will be different between the PS3 and the PS Vita version. The PS3 version will get the “Sailor Frill” bikini, the “Lovely Sunglasses”, the “Fluffy Hat” and the “Striped Bikini” from Atelier Meruru.

The PS Vita version will get the “Wild Summer” bikini, the “Rabbit Ears” headband and the “Summer Blossom” bikini from Atelier Meruru plus. Those costumes will be unlocked if you have the save data from the corresponding game on your console.

Finally we get to see two flamboyant costumes for Sterkemburg: “Ocean Leader” and “Retro Worker”.

Update: Two videos were also released, you can watch them below together with the screenshots.


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