Today marks the beginning of a barrage of games from Squaresoft, with one game scheduled to hit North America every month through September. Vagrant Story, an action/RPG "dungeon crawl," arrived today at retailers across North America. The game is set in a medieval era and follows the story of Ashley Riot as he quests to clear his name of murder. This "tactical espionage thriller" features pseudo-real-time combat, a unique battle combo system, and fully 3D environments. For more information on Vagrant Story, check out RPGamer's preview.
Vagrant Story has been rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) and has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $39.99. Included in the Vagrant Story package is a Squaresoft demo disk, which has playable demos of Chocobo Racing, Front Mission 3, and Threads of Fate and non-playable movies of Chocobo's Mysterious Dungeon 2, Chrono Cross, Legend of Mana, and Saga Frontier 2. Squaresoft fans and action/RPG fans alike should check their favorite video game retailer for this exciting new title.