NIS America regretfully informed us here at StG that GOD WARS Future Past for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita will be pushed back to June 20th, 2017 in North America and June 16th 2017 in Europe to accommodate additional development and in-game balancing. The game was previously slated for March 28th (NA) and March 31st (EU).
NIS America has stated “while we understand delays aren’t the most pleasing announcements to make, we want to ensure our players have the best experience possible while playing GOD WARS Future Past and appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding”.
GOD WARS Future Past is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Gamers will experience the traditional stories of Japan’s origin through the lens of three warring nations, with a massive expanse of tactical options to develop their strategies from including a myriad of character classes and equipment within innovative and challenging stages.
With an engaging narrative set a long time ago, where there was a beautiful land made up of three nations: Fuji, Izumo, and Hyuga. This land was called Mizuho. The people of Mizuho disliked conflict, honored their ancestral spirits, and lived in harmony with nature. However, over time, they began cultivating crops, forging and using metal, fighting wars, destroying nature, and neglecting to honor their ancestral spirits.
In the meantime, various locations in Mizuho suffered from natural disasters like flooding, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions. In order to stop a destructive eruption, the Queen of Mizuho, Tsukuyomi, sacrificed her beloved daughter Sakuya to the mountain, confined her other daughter Kaguya within a bamboo seal in case of future disasters, and then disappeared. 13 years later, Princess Kaguya has grown into a beautiful woman and her childhood friend, Kintaro, saves her during a riot. She rises against her “fate to be a sacrifice,” and in order to follow her own path, they both escape from Fuji and journey across Mizuho to discover the truth behind Tsukuyomi’s decision.
GOD WARS Future Past is a tale steeped in Japanese tradition as you step into the nation like you have never seen it before, and discover the wonder that has captivated orators, storytellers, and generations of people. Discover their stories, and meet the Myriad Gods. On offer is a wealth of customization and tactics – customize 14 playable characters from more than 30 classes with 400+ skills and more than 250 unique pieces of equipment as you mold your party to face each new challenge.
Inspired by traditional Japanese ink painting and wood carving art, the artwork of GOD WARS will transport players to an age filled with mythology and wonder.
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