Gloria Union Gets First Screens and Artwork

By Chad Awkerman

March 31, 2011

If you’re a fan of the army versus army concept behind titles like Yggdra Union,  take note here. A new title that Atlus and developer Sting are working on is a new title in that franchise, which will be hitting the PSP this Summer in Japan, titled Gloria Union. This week Famitsu released the first screens and artwork for the title. If you’ll take a look at the actual screenshots, you’ll be very familiar with them if you’re a fan of the previous Union titles.

This time the story revolves around Euphoria (original name, I know), a kingdom in which a culture developed around a great power called “Will”. After thousands of years, some dastardly pirates set off to find a huge reserve of that ancient power in the form of a crystal. The artwork shows off two of the main characters in the game – Ishuto and his friend Pinga. They are part of this band of merry pirates that look to cash in off the discovery of this crystal of “Will”. My guess is that these two have a change of heart at some point, but maybe I’m just playing into JRPG stereotypes.

Hit the break to check out the goods. We’ll see Gloria Union on shelves for the PSP in Japan on June 23, 2011.

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Chad Awkerman

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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