Tales of Hearts R to get a western release
Bandai Namco Games has announced, via the PS blog, that the PS Vita title, Tales of Hearts R will be released in western territories in winter 2014.
Tales of Hearts R is part of Bandai Namco’s long running Tales of series, which to date this date has had fourteen main series games and nine spin off games. Some of the more popular games have received anime adaptations.
Tales of Hearts R, which is part of the main series of games, is a remake of the 2008 Nintendo DS title, Tales of Hearts, while the game was only released in Japan it was well received with the popular Japanese gaming magazine Weekly Famitsu giving the game a 33/40. The original game spawned five drama CDs and a manga under the same name.
For those who do not know Tales of Hearts R’s story, Bandai Namco’s community manager, Isshak Ferdjani gave the following story breakdown over on the PS Blog announcement article:
The adventure starts with Kor, a young man living in a small village by the sea. While watching the house in his grandfather’s absence, Kor meets a young woman named Kohaku who has come searching for his grandfather. However, a mysterious witch soon appears and casts a spell on Kohaku’s Spiria, the embodiment of her heart and soul. Kor attempts to lift the spell, but while doing so he accidentally shatters her Spiria Core, the source of her emotions. Armed only with the Soma, an unusual weapon given to him by his grandfather, Kor must now set out on a journey to find a way to make Kohaku’s Spiria whole once more.
Tales of Hearts R will feature various improvements over the original with some of the new features including: new events, new party members and a complete 3D graphics.
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