After focusing primarily on tactical and turn-based releases, Compile Heart tries its hand at an action RPG with Arc of Alchemist. The endeavour can not be called a success, but hopefully there are useful lessons to be learned from it.
Arc of Alchemist
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Those wanting a physical Switch edition of Arc of Alchemist can now order one through Limited Run Games. Idea Factory International will be making PS4 copies available itself at a later date.
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Arc of Alchemist’s European Switch release has been pushed back into next month. However, its North American PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions are still on course to launch next week, as is the European PlayStation 4 version.
Idea Factory International released some more Arc of Alchemist media ahead of its launch next month. A new gameplay trailer is joined by some screenshots focusing on the special in-game Lunagear device.
Idea Factory released some new screenshots for Arc of Alchemist showing the characters Jester, Garett, and Darius. The action RPG is coming to North America and Europe at the end of January.
New images for Arc of Alchemist cover the game’s base-building elements. Quinn and her allies will need to make the most of the facilities available if they want to succeed in explorations in the desert.
Idea Factory International released new batches of screenshots for both Arc of Alchemist and Azur Lane: Crosswave. The two games will be coming to North America and Europe early next year.
Arc of Alchemist has been given January release dates for North America and Europe. Idea Factory International also released the game’s opening movie and some more screenshots.
Idea Factory International provided some details and images for Arc of Alchemist’s combat. It also revealed that the Nintendo Switch version will be joining the PlayStation 4 version when it launches in the west early next year.
Arc of Alchemist’s move to the Nintendo Switch is fast approaching. A new trailer gives Japanese players a glimpse of what they can expect from the game.
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Idea Factory International has provided an update on the western release of Arc of Alchemist. The game will now be releasing in winter and will be digital-only in North America.
Compile Heart has shared some more footage of Arc of Alchemist. The action RPG is coming to Japan in February before a western release later this year.
Compile Heart has released some new screenshots of Arc of Alchmeist. The new images show its main cast members in action.
Compile Heart posted a new video showcasing plenty of gameplay from Arc of Alchemist. The nearly ten-minute video focuses on combat and exploration.
Arc of Alchemist’s opening movie has been released by developer Compile Heart. The game hits Japan in February of next year before heading west in the summer.
Compile Heart has released a second trailer and some new information for its game Arc of Alchemist detailing the base-building aspect of the title. Arc of Alchemist is due out in Japan on February 9, 2019, and in summer of 2019 in North America and Europe for the PlayStation 4.
Idea Factory International held its annual press event today, which included several announcements. Three new titles are confirmed for western releases, with a release date provided for a previously-confirmed one.