New Atelier Rorona to feature Astrid as a playable character and a DW crossover

As you may already know, New Atelier Rorona is something of a complete overhaul of the original game to be released on the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on November 21st. Not only have various gameplay improvements been implemented but it seems that there will be a bunch of new content as well. Famitsu has revealed that for the first time ever, Astrid, Rorona’s teacher and perhaps the g...

Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland Review

Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland Developer: GUST Publisher: Tecmo Koei Platform: PlayStation Vita Release Date: September 3, 2013 Price: $39.99 – Available Here Overview The Vita has had its fair share of ports in its comparatively short lifespan, but sometimes these ports have been so well done that they are the “ultimate” version of the game. Tecmo Koei has made quite a practi...

New Atelier Rorona compared to old Rorona in official trailer

As we already know, Gust is currently planning a complete remake of Atelier Rorona which will be called New Atelier Rorona: Origin Story of the Alchemist of Arland and while we have seen a few screenshots of what the game will look like, Gust has released a full trailer for the game which shows how the game will look compared to the original which was released back in 2009. Currently New Atelier R...

Atelier Meruru Plus available for download in North America and Europe

Great news for fans of the Atelier series, Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland has been released by Tecmo Koei in both North America and Europe as a digital download on the PlayStation Vita. While it was revealed earlier this week that Atelier Meruru Plus would be hitting the European PSN, the question of whether or not it would be available in North America at the same time was up in th...

Chronos Materia RPG announced by Gust

Today it was revealed via scans from the latest issues of Famitsu that Gust, now owned by Tecmo Koei, are working on a brand new game that is not related to the Atelier franchise and is instead a new IP. The title is called Chronos Materia and is a brand new RPG for the PlayStation Vita which is set to be released in Japan on September 26. The title will feature the theme of “time” as ...

Next Atelier game, Project A14, coming to PS3s in Japan this June

While the trailer for Ciel no Surge was a great little reveal at Gust’s stage event in Akihabara, their true reason for holding the event was to reveal that they are working another Atelier title for the PlayStation 3. Currently the title is simply called “Project A14” and it will feature characters by a brand new designer, though Gust was tight lipped about who the new designer ...

Social games to be made out of the Gust’s Atelier series by Tecmo Koei

Earlier today we learned that Tecmo Koei would be acquiring Gust completely through the purchase of 2.2 billion yen. Now it appears that Japanese website Nikkei has learned what they are planning to do with the developer and their series once the purchase has been made. The report states that Tecmo Koei is planning on turning Gust’s headline Atelier series into a social game. This is an inte...

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland Review

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland Developer: Gust Publisher: NIS America Platform: PlayStation 3 (Reviewed) Release Date: September 27, 2011 Price: $49.99 Standard, $59.99 Premium Overview: RPGs as a genre have evolved much over the years. There are titles which have evolved so much that they cannot even be called RPGs anymore, and then there are also those who have stuck true to the heart ...

Atelier Totori receives a massive amount of English screenshots

I hope you have plenty of time on your hands because NIS America has just released a massive amount of screenshots for Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland. Better yet all of these screenshots show the localized English version of the title which means that these are the same exact things you will be seeing when the title is released on September 27th exclusively on the PlayStation 3. In the s...

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland trailer arrives online

Two months after the Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland was announced to be localized on September 27th NIS America has released a trailer for the title. You can see in the video below that all of the main characters’ official names have been confirmed and also we are treated to some of the English voice acting. In Atelier Totori players will follow the journey of Totooria Helmond as s...

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland hands-on impressions

Unfortunately at E3 this year NIS America didn’t have a whole booth set up; but that doesn’t mean they weren’t there at all. NIS America had attached themselves to the Tecmo Koei booth and had set up a PlayStation 3 station where we could check out their upcoming JRPG Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland. When I got my hands on the controller I joined Totori in the exploratio...

Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland arriving in North America this Fall

Last year NIS America brought Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland over to the United States much to the pleasure of JRPG fans all over the country and the world. Now NIS America is going to continue to bring the Atelier series over from Japan. Placed on their website today was a link to Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland which is the next game in the series. Slated for a Fall release thi...

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