Drakengard 3 to be released in western countries next year
Square Enix have announced that the upcoming Drakengard prequel, Drakengard 3 will be released in both Europe and North America exclusively for the PlayStation 3 in 2014. The game is being developed by Access Games.
To go along with the announcement of a western release, Square Enix have released an announcement trailer and screenshots.
Drakengard 3 description:
A prequel to the original Drakengard, Drakengard 3 transports players to a medieval world where six goddess-like sisters known as “Intoners” have brought peace to the earth with their power to manipulate magic through song. Harmony is disrupted, however, when the eldest sister, Zero, attempts to murder her younger sisters with the help of her dragon companion Mikhail. As the story progresses, players find themselves in a battle to unravel the mystery of Zero and learn her true intentions.
Drakengard 3 will feature the series signature brand of action with the game pitting players against hordes of friends and foes in remorseless hack-and-slash combat. Players will be able to quickly switch weapons in combat to perform powerful combo attacks and to defeat enemies that can only be defeated with the correct weapon. In the game you will also be able to harness the power of your dragon for combat, allowing you to devastating damage which includes toppling a few buildings.
The Drakengard series has featured three games and one spin off game. The first game, Drakengard was released in 2003 (2004 for those in Europe and North America), its sequel Drakengard 2 was released two years later in 2005. In 2010 a spin off, of the series called Nier was released this spin off is the only game in the series to be released on multiple platforms with the game been released on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, up until this point all Drakengard games were PlayStation exclusive titles.
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