This JRPG looks adorable – also I think there’s alchemy?
Today KOEI TECMO America revealed details regarding the Synthesis gameplay system and preorder bonuses for Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey. The game is slated for a March 7, 2017 release for PS4, PS Vita, and Windows via Steam. A new trailer, screenshots and artwork were released today, offering a look at the game’s new Atelier Tent system. A glimpse at the faces of those who will aid Firis on her Mysterious journey are shown as well.
Synthesis will be an integral aspect of this game as with other games in the Atelier series. Throughout her journey, Firis well concoct useful new recipes as she explores the vast land, encounters new companions and discovers new materials. To match her wanderlust lifestyle, Firis’ Atelier takes the form of a portable Atelier Tent that enables her to synthesize wherever she may please. The Atelier Tent can be personalized like a second home using a variety of items found from her adventures.
The Synthesis system in Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey features exciting new additions to suit its newly nomadic nature. Mass Synthesis allows Firis to create large items to overcome obstacles in her path, such as building to cross a river, or a boat to cruise across a lake. Deciding what to build not only changes the appearance and accessibility of various locations, but can also affect the course of the story. The effectiveness of items can be amplified with the use of special Catalysts, which give bonuses and grant greater perks to finished product.
There are a number of bonuses for those who preorder Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey from Amazon, Best Buy, EB Games or Gamestop will unlock two adorable costumes that provide Firis with useful bonuses: the Resort Vacation costume which increases the chances of finding high quality materials for use in synthesis, and the Wonderland outfit which decreases the time it takes for synthesis and fast traveling between landmarks.
Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey is shaping up to be a wonderfully charming RPG. For more info as it comes please check back with us hear at Hey Poor Player!