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Tales of Arise

Tales of Arise is the seventeenth major installment in the popular Bandai Namco Entertainment jRPG series. Traditionally, we receive cartoon graphics and an arcade combat system.

RPG | TPP | fantasy | action RPG | jRPG | Find Your Next Game | E3 2021

Tales of Arise is the next installment in a popular series of Japanese RPGs, started by Tales of Phantasia, released in 1995 on SNES console. The game was developed by an internal studio of Bandai Namco Entertainment.

Plot

The action takes place in a universe combining elements of fantasy and science fiction. The plot of the game revolves around two planets - Dahna and Rena. The inhabitants of latter have been plundering the first of the valuable resources for the last few hundred years. The game tells the story of a group of heroes from different parts of the conflict.

Mechanics

Tales of Arise is an extension of the ideas from previous installments. Players receive a Japanese RPG, in which they explore the world and fulfill numerous tasks. The world has a partially open structure and is fully three-dimensional.

The heart of the game is a highly arcade combat nature of the gameplay mechanics. Players have access to a wide range of attacks and special techniques, and their own reflexes are more relevant to the outcome of the battles than their heroes' abilities. The system for developing character statistics and collecting better equipment also plays a key role.

Technical aspects

Tales of Arise offers attractive three-dimensional visuals designed in a highly cartoon-like style. The game is based on Unreal Engine 4. Gamplay is enriched by animated cutscenes developed by the industry-famous anime studio Ufotable.

Game mode: single player  

User score: 8 / 10 based on 54 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 8.2 / 10 based on 694 votes.

PEGI rating Tales of Arise

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains bad language. Game contains depictions of violence.

Tales of Arise System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 760 / Radeon HD 7950 or better
  • 45 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5-4590 3.3 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / Radeon R9 390 or better
  • 45 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
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