After a decade of waiting for a return to home consoles, Valkyria Chronicles 4 brings its unique art style and combat back to the big screen. The strategy is certainly up to snuff but the story struggles to match the excellence of the original.
Valkyria Chronicles 4
After releasing the Valkyria Revolution spin-off, Sega returns to the Second Europan War and the BLiTZ combat system for Valkyria Chronicles 4.
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Valkyria Chronicles 4 marks the series’ tenth anniversary as well as a return to home consoles. RPGamer was recently given the chance to ask director Kohei Yamashita and producer Kei Mikami some questions about the newest release.
ATTENTION! All Atlantic Federation soldiers should report to base, the war has begun.
There’s less than three weeks until Valkyria Chronicles 4 arrives in North America and Europe. Sega has provided the game’s DLC schedule, as well as providing a trailer for the recently-dated Switch version of the first game.
A new trailer for Valkyria Chronicles 4 shows the new elements introduced in the title. Quick looks are given at the Centurion land-cruiser, the new Grenadier class, and ability for fallen soldier to make one last action.
A demo for Valkyria Chronicles 4 is now available in North America and Europe. RPGamers can get a head start on Squad E’s mission to take over the Imperial capital.
Soon after releasing Valkyria Chronicles 4’s opening movie, Sega has released its opening cutscene. Get an early look at Claude, Raz, Kai, and Ragnarok just before they engage in battle.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 is just a couple of months away from release in North America and Europe. Sega released the game’s opening video, which gives a quick look at all the main characters.
North America and Europe are getting one Valkyria Chronicles game on Switch (plus other platforms) this September. Japan, meanwhile, gets two.
Sega has confirmed the release date for Valkyria Chronicles 4. The game will come with a launch edition on consoles that includes a Rangarok-themed bonus.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 joined some other titles on Sega’s E3 livestreams. Two videos feature a playthrough of one of its missions and an interview with a couple of special guests.
When a soldier falls, there’s always a small chance Ragnarok will revive them. And who doesn’t love it when a doggo rescues them? Read more about our time with Valkyria Chronicles 4.
Sega has released a couple more E3 trailers. Yakuza Kiwami 2 and Valkyria Chronicles 4 get brief videos ahead of their appearances at the event.
Sega has announced that it will be releasing more Japanese titles on PC. Yakuza Zero, Yakuza Kiwami, and Valkyria Chronicles 4 join the previously-announced Shining Resonance Refrain and Shenmue I & II remasters.
A new trailer for Valkyria Chronicles 4 introduces the major characters from Squad E. Sega also announced a collector’s edition, featuring a vinyl statue of the game’s all-important tank.
The original Valkyria Chronicles is getting a release on Switch in Japan, but in addition the Switch version of fourth game is being delayed in the country. There is no word yet on how either of these bits of news will affect western fans.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 is less than a week away from release in Japan and has a new trailer. Western RPGamers knew there was a bit more of a wait for them, but at least the period has been narrowed down slightly.
The countdown to Valkyria Chronicle 4’s Japanese release is now under two weeks. Sega’s latest video shows the abilities to the Centurion, the land-going cruiser accompanying Squad E.
Those annoyed by Valkyria Revolution’s wholesale change of the battle system will be heartened by Valkyria Chronicles 4’s newest Japanese trailer. Nearly all of the original trilogy’s elements are back, but there are some new things.
The third Japanese character trailer introduces the key supporting members of the Federation’s forces. There is also now a demo available in Japan, ahead of the game’s full launch there next month.