With The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II set to be released for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita this fall, XSEED Games has released a new trailer and a set of English screenshots just in time for E3.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II picks up one month after the events of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel‘s “decisive collision” so if you have yet to complete the first game in the series, you may want to steer clear of the video and story summary below, though nothing specific is actually spoiled.
Peace is but a memory.
In the wake of the Noble Faction’s occupation of Heimdallr, civil war has broken out across Erebonia. The provincial armies, loyal to the aristocracy and the Four Great Houses, have claimed many of the nation’s great cities in the name of the Noble Alliance. The Imperial Army, called back from the four corners of the Empire, has only just begun sweeping its counterattack.
After Rean managed to escape Trista with Celine and Valimar, he awakens in the mountains near his hometown uncertain what fate befell his friends, who bravely threw themselves in harm’s way to buy him time to flee.
Though the road will not be an easy one, Rean decides to take up his sword again, journeying across Erebonia with his Divine Knight, Valimar, in search of his friends from Class VII and a way to end the conflict before its price becomes far too dear…