• Project Octopath Traveler From Bravely Team, Comes to Nintendo Switch


    Some interesting reveals were made at the live Nintendo Switch presentation last night and Square Enix had a few reveals during the event, but one new IP reared its head. That game was Project Octopath Traveler. This is a new game from the Bravely Default team with classic 2D sprites in gorgeous modern technology and turn-based combat. The title is a work in progress at the moment and not much was shown off in its thirty-second trailer, but what was shown does insight interest. The game will be a Switch exclusive, but no release date was given. You can check out the trailer below:
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    1. Fynn's Avatar
      Fynn -
      Looks pretty meh so far
    1. Fox's Avatar
      Fox -
      I quite dig the art style and camera perspective, but hope it won't all be on a 2d plane.

      ...

      That's about all I can say with the information available.
    1. Aulayna's Avatar
      Aulayna -
      Can't say I feel particularly strongly about this in any form right now.
    1. Borjitasstoi's Avatar
      Borjitasstoi -
      best narrator ever
    1. Del Murder's Avatar
      Del Murder -
      When SE goes retro, good things tend to happen. This looks hopeful but we haven't seen nearly enough so far!
    1. Skyblade's Avatar
      Skyblade -
      Quote Originally Posted by Del Murder View Post
      When SE goes retro, good things tend to happen. This looks hopeful but we haven't seen nearly enough so far!
      Agreed.
    1. Psychotic's Avatar
      Psychotic -
      Quote Originally Posted by Fox View Post
      I quite dig the art style and camera perspective, but hope it won't all be on a 2d plane.

      ...

      That's about all I can say with the information available.
      This, except I wouldn't be opposed to it being on a 2D plane.
    1. Colonel Angus's Avatar
      Colonel Angus -
      Square Enix being invested in making games on the Switch has me all emotional right now.
    1. Shauna's Avatar
      Shauna -
      Classic SE octopath traveller what the heck
    1. Formalhaut's Avatar
      Formalhaut -
      The name right? I know it's a working title, but still.
    1. Fynn's Avatar
      Fynn -
      Quote Originally Posted by Formalhaut View Post
      The name right? I know it's a working title, but still.
      Ah! You just reminded me - this is a game with sprites. Show it to Carny to let him know what sprite is
    1. Formalhaut's Avatar
      Formalhaut -
      Quote Originally Posted by Fynn View Post
      Quote Originally Posted by Formalhaut View Post
      The name right? I know it's a working title, but still.
      Ah! You just reminded me - this is a game with sprites. Show it to Carny to let him know what sprite is
      He knows what sprites are! But yes, a game so retro? Not a game for him, I suspect. Talking about the art style and visualisation, I'm really liking the use of shadow in this game. When that guy uses a fire spell against that monster, notice how the shadows are illuminated against the background. It kinda reminds me as if they're on stage, in some theatre or something. For a sprite-based game, it's visually arresting. I've always liked a classic fantasy adventure. Thirty seconds is nothing though, so who knows, when more details come through I might change my mind!

      That narrator is really hamming it up, isn't he?

      Not sure how I feel about it being a Switch exclusive, though.
    1. Sephex's Avatar
      Sephex -
      I like the look of it, and I have a pretty good feeling about it. I really like the style and don't really care if it will be on a 2D plane or not.
    1. Del Murder's Avatar
      Del Murder -
      For some reason I want to keep calling this game Project Octomom.
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