Atelier Ryza: The Queen of Everlasting Darkness and The Secret Hideout is another part of the popular jRPG Atelier series, whose roots go back to the first PlayStation console. The action of this production takes place in a fantastic world, in which the art of alchemy plays an extremely important role - semi-science, semi-agyah, enabling real miracles to be performed. The authors of the previous editions, i.e. the developers from the Gust studio, are responsible for creating this title. Koei Tecmo once again took over the role of publisher.
The main character of Atelier Ryza: The Queen of Everlasting Darkness and The Secret Hideout is Reisalin "Ryza" Stout - a young alchemy adept who, together with her companions, sets out on a journey full of adventures and dangers.
Atelier Ryza: The Queen of Everlasting Darkness and The Secret Hideout is quite a typical jRPG game. The game is about exploring the world of Arland, performing tasks and fighting. Typically for this series, in the discussed production it is very important to obtain various types of objects, which are then used as alchemical components.
The combat system used in the game resembles what we know from the previous part of the cycle - Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland - but the creators decided to introduce a number of amendments. Clashes are more dynamic and exciting and require more aggressive tactics.
Other important mechanics of Atelier have also received improvements. In the Synthesis system we will find a new development tree, which, according to the creators' assumptions, will make the creation of objects more fun. The sourcing of ingredients from the environment has also been improved - in the same place we can now get different things, depending on what tools we use for this purpose.
In Atelier Ryza: The Queen of Everlasting Darkness and The Secret Hideout we can only play alone. The basis of the game is a feature campaign.
Atelier Ryza: The Queen of Everlasting Darkness and The Secret Hideout offers a pleasant, three-dimensional graphics, which is stylized as an animated film (cel-shading technique). The game was created on the basis of a new, original engine, thanks to which it was possible to design detailed models of characters and colorful, fairy-tale locations. The production is characterised by a manga artistic style typical of the cycle, which cannot be denied a certain charm.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Intel Core i7-6700 3.4 GHz, 16 GB RAM, graphic card 6 GB GeForce GTX 1660 or better, 15 GB HDD, Windows 8.1/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Quad Core i5 2.7 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 1050 or better, 15 GB HDD, Windows 8.1/10 64-bit