Full Length Trailer, More Details Released for The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki
Although steps have been taken to remove specific details in the text where possible, significant spoilers for previous games in the Legend of Heroes series will be present in the trailer below.
Nihon Falcom released its first full-length trailer for the newest title in the Legend of Heroes series, The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki. The new three-minute video shows off the game’s three main protagonists and their allies, with quick glimpses at combat and the Cross Story System. The developer also revealed some details about the game’s special True Reverie Corridor dungeon and Magical Girl Alisa RS spin-off mini-game.
Hajimari no Kiseki includes a massive multi-level dungeon called the True Reverie Corridor, which exists in its own dimension. Players can enter the dungeon when they please and can freely select their party, without the usual restrictions in the main story. Special conversations between characters who do not interact within the main story can occur, and by defeating certain enemies players can obtain special items. These items are used to unlock special story episodes for a wide assortment of characters across the series.
Meanwhile, the Magical Girl Alisa RS spin-off mini-game with its own story, casting Alisa as a magical girl and Rean as a Demon Prince with other characters from the Trails of Cold Steel sub-series also appearing. Gameplay is that of a 3D shooter with players attempting to destroy the invading demon army.
The Legend of Heroes: Hajimari no Kiseki takes place shortly after the events of Trails of Cold Steel IV and will feature three main protagonists based in different parts of the continent of Zemuria. Hajimari no Kiseki is set to be released in Japan for PlayStation 4 on August 27, 2020, while Trails of Cold Steel IV is set to be released in North America and Europe for PlayStation 4 on October 27, 2020, and for PC and Nintendo Switch in 2021.
(Video below contains major spoilers for previous games in the series)