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    Default Valkyria Chronicles 4

    It was apparently announced 2+ weeks ago but I only just found out about it, and thought maybe others may be unaware, if anyone is even interested. I know the series isn't held in very high around here sometimes, and Valkyria Revolution probably didn't do a whole lot to alleviate that problem, both here, and in the series own fandom in general

    But anyway, to the point, Valkyria Chronicles 4 is apparently a thing, and they are adamant about going back to their roots, and it looks a lot better than it probably has any right to. So I'm cautiously optimistic

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_otGpDTvbM




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    Not held in high regard if you're Wolf Kanno maybe (love ya dude)! I love this series. Shame it's on PS4 though since I don't have one.

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    There was a lot of talk in the comments about how they'll be porting it. I'm not sure where they got their information, but it sounded weirdly definitive that it'll get a port to other platforms. Take it with a grain of salt, but it's not without merit, since the original was ported to Steam with the re-release, and I imagine they're using the same engine, so I don't see why it wouldn't get at least a PC release. But there was a lot of talk about how they plan on making sacrifices to fidelity for the Switch release, so maybe it will be multiplatform. I haven't investigated anything, personally

    Kinda makes me want to play through the original. I bought the re-release again when it came out to have it on a newer console, but never tried playing it again due to the huge spike in difficulty I never got past the first time. I wonder if they fixed that, or maybe there are better guides out now. The ones that were written at the time were no help with the team I was using

    Either way, it seems Valkyria Revolution's luke-warm reception didn't hinder the series somehow. I'm thankful for that much at least. Now I just hope they don't hold the localization hostage due to that luke-warm reception like they did with Valkyria Chronicles 3



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    4 technically so far, if you include Valkyria Revolution.

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    If people had high hopes for VC based on word of mouth but were disappointed, I strongly recommend they try VC2. I thought VC was a nice little game but lacked depth. VC2 was better in almost every way and had much more depth to it. It's one of my favorite PSP games. Unfortunately we didn't get a fully localized VC3 and I had to rely on a fan translation. It was still very fun though and I loved the parallels with the first game.

    I'm excited for VC4 so I hope they localize it.

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