The Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2017 was held this past week in Japan, and there were a few announcements that raised the eyebrows of viewers, and fans. Here are some of the highlights of the show.
First up, we have a new IP from Square Enix. Set in the world of Front Mission, between Front Mission 5 and Front Mission Evolved. Left alive is a third person shooter that follows three protagonists who are stranded in the war ravaged city in Russia, each of them fighting desperately to survive in this war-torn landscape. The mechs which defined the series, Wanzers are set to make an appearance, and while they will mainly be enemy units, you possess the ability to steal and pilot these powerful machines.
With the primary goal of the game being survival, there will be a crafting mechanic in the game to support it.
Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
Bandai Namco released a trailer for their upcoming game set for release worldwide in early 2018 for the PlayStation 4 (PS4), XBox One (XBO) and PC. The game will only be available on PS4 in Japan.
Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III
Falcom released a new trailer for the newest addition to the Legend of Heroes series. The game is set for release in Japan on the 28th of September.
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
The trailer for the sequel to the critically acclaimed, Ni no Kuni, also saw a release at the show. Ni no Kuni II will launch on the 19th of January 2018 for the PS4 and PC.
Shadow of the Colossus
First announced at E3 earlier this year, we got a fresh look at the Shadow of Colossus remake set for release next year.
Arika’s “Mysterious Fighting Game”
Back in August, Arika announced its “Mysterious Fighting Game”, and at TGS, a new trailer made its debut.
The game is set to hit shelves in 2018, with a beta being held at the end of 2017.
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
With the game being pushed back from its initial 2017 release date, Ace Combat 7 looks well worth the wait in this new trailer.
Monsters of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV
The upcoming VR fishing spinoff of Final Fantasy XV saw a new trailer make its debut.
According to Square Enix, “In this brand-new VR experience, players will head out on a fishing expedition with Noctis and his crew across picturesque locations in Eos. The Story Mode places players in the middle of an exhilarating and action-packed showdown with a menace that lurks in the depths, while the Free Fishing Mode allows players to take in the sights, sounds and scenery through a variety of fishing challenges.”
Monster Hunter World (MHW)
Speaking of monsters, TGS delivered a ton of news and footage for MHW. Most importantly, we got a release date, January 26, 2018.
On top of that, we got to see a new trailer,
Sony also announced a special edition PS4 Pro for the game, which would be released before the game itself. However, the console will come with a digital code for the game. The PlayStation 4 Pro Monster Hunter World: Liolaeus Edition will be released in Japan on December 7 2017 for 49,980 yen.