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Sword Art Online: Lost Song

RPG | TPP | fantasy | science fiction | manga and anime | action RPG

Sword Art Online: Lost Song cover

developer: ARTDINK

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 1-16

game release date:

26Mar2015

PS3 PSV

19Nov2015

PS4

13Nov2018

PC

Sword Art Online: Lost Song is an RPG action based on the popular Japanese multimedia brand, which combines elements of fantasy and science fiction. The production was developed by Artdink studio, the most famous from the A-Train series, but also boasting extensive experience in adapting mangas and anime (Accel World vs. Sword Art Online, Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Battle Pentagram, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z or Gundam Seed Battle Destiny).

Story

The game is based on the Sword Art Online brand, initiated by a series of Japanese novels written by Reki Kawahara, and then adapted, among others, for series, animated films and comic books. Sword Art Online: Lost Song is along with several other productions (including Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment and Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization) as a part of an alternative feature line, where the events took place a bit differently than in the books. Thanks to this, we meet well-known characters and places, but the authors were not limited only to reproducing the history of the original.

Sword Art Online: Lost Song takes place entirely within the virtual reality of the Alfheim Online MMORPG, maintained in the atmosphere of magical fantasy. The plot revolves around Nanairo "Seven" Arshavin, a Russian woman who has the status of an idol in the VR environment, and uses this position to conduct controversial experiments investigating the impact of this technology on users' emotions.

Mechanics

Sword Art Online: Lost Song is an action RPG where the fun focuses on exploring the world, developing characters, fulfilling tasks and, above all, fighting with the help of an arcade system. The player can play as the protagonist of the whole brand, i.e. Kirito, or choose one of several other playable characters. There is also an option to create your own hero.

The player can recruit up to two other characters controlled by artificial intelligence. An additional attraction is that all heroes can fly (everywhere except dungeons). It is useful not only in exploration - also fights take place both on the ground and in the air.

Each hero can use up to three weapons. The development system is closely linked to armaments and takes place by unlocking new skills assigned to each type of armament.

Game modes

The main mode of the game is a single player feature campaign. Sword Art Online: Lost Song However, it also offers extensive multiplayer options. Players can compete against each other in PvP battles of two four-person teams. There is also an option of co-operative missions, in which four groups, four players each, perform tasks with a correspondingly increased level of difficulty.

Technical issues

Sword Art Online: Lost Song offers a full-size three-dimensional graphic design that has been made to resemble the style of an animated adaptation of the brand.

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Age Rating

age requirements: 12+

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 2200G 3.5 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 670 / 3 GB Radeon R9 280X or better, 7 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit
Minimum: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1 GHz / AMD A8-5600K 3.6 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 650 / Radeon HD 7770 or better, 7 GB HDD, Windows 7/8.1/10 64-bit