Sega’s Shining role-playing recreation series is coming again to the West with the launch of Shining Resonance Refrain, a remaster of the 2014 PlayStation three recreation, Shining Resonance. Sega will launch Shining Resonance Refrain someday this summer time on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation four, Windows PC and Xbox One.
The Shining series is maybe greatest recognized exterior of Japan for the Shining Force video games, a series of tactical RPGs for Sega Genesis and Sega Saturn. The series moved on from its turn-based tactical roots with video games like Shining Wisdom, Shining the Holy Ark and the Shining Soul video games. In latest years, lots of the Shining video games have been launched solely in Japan, with the exception of combating recreation spinoff Blade Arcus from Shining: Battle Arena, which got here to Steam in 2016.
Shining Resonance Refrain is a real-time motion role-playing recreation that, like different latest Shining titles, options music-based themes.
“Dragons share energy with mankind, and mankind supplies energy to the dragons by way of the use of music,” Shining Resonance Refrain localization producer James Kuroki defined on the PlayStation Blog. “All of the occasion members use weapons that double as devices and you’ll carry out classes throughout battle, offering numerous advantages reminiscent of growing the occasion’s pace or making the enemy more susceptible to sure assaults.”
That mechanic known as the “B.A.N.D. system.” Sega explains:
Dragoneers wield Armonics, historical weapon-instruments, so as to carry out mystical and highly effective Rune Songs. Once you construct sufficient BPM (Battle Performance Mana), your occasion will likely be ready to carry out a session by way of the B.A.N.D. system. Depending on which track you play and which character you set at the middle, your occasion will likely be ready to take pleasure in numerous helpful results. Certain characters might even carry out the track in a particular costume!
Shining Resonance Refrain will characteristic improved graphics (naturally), English- and Japanese-language voiceovers, and contains all of the unique recreation’s DLC and a new “Refrain Mode,” which unlocks the Imperial Princess Excella and Dragonslayer Jinas as occasion members.
Shining Resonance Refrain will value $49.99.