Set 1 year after the first Tales of Xillia, the sequel starts out as Ludger and Elle’s quest to pay off their horrendous medical bills after an unfortunate train incident leaves them injured. Yep, that’s the premise. Matters don’t stay that simple as Ludger’s brother becomes a wanted criminal and Ludger is tasked by a large corporation with tracking his brother down… and things just escalate from there. Eventually you’re destroying dimensions, trying to track down pieces of an ancient ritual, and other crazy things… but it all starts with medical bills…
The Tales of series has two new titles coming next year. A remastering of Tales of Symphonia and its sequel are being released in February and the sequel to Tales of Xillia, which I reviewed recently, is also coming out. I’ve recently become a fan of this series, after playing Graces f I’m glad to see two titles coming out in the next year on this side of the pond.
Few JRPG series are as long-standing or beloved as Final Fantasy or Dragon Quest… but among that number stands the Tales series. Tales of Xillia, the latest in that venerated series, hopes to continue upon the legacy of the previous games. While the Tales series is a childhood favourite of many people, Xillia is only the second game in the series I’ve had the chance to play – with Tales of Graces f being the first, which I have already reviewed.
Xillia tells the story of a beautiful world where an almost symbiotic relationship between spirits and humanity allows for magic to be part of every day life. The story starts with a chance meeting between an enigmatic young woman and a physician in training… and, naturally, life will never be the same for either of them.
Project X-Zone is a cross-over tactical RPG featuring characters from a vast number of franchises from Namco, Capcom, Sega, and others. The vast array spans series from the obscure to the classic, with characters such as X from Megaman X, Ryu from Street Fighter, Arthur from Ghouls and Goblins.