Operation Backlog Completion 2024
Feb 262024

That didn’t take long!

Last week, we talked briefly about the action RPG Reynatis, announced in the Japanese Nintendo Direct.

With Kazushige Nojima as the scenario writer and Yoko Shimomura as the composer, it already had my attention even before I watched the trailer, which just interested me more.

At the time, it was only announced for Japan, so I had my fingers crossed for localization… and today, NIS America announced that Reynatis will be coming west for Switch, PS4, PS5, and PC this fall!

A limited edition will also be available.

(Why it wasn’t just revealed last week, I don’t know, but it wouldn’t be the first time a game was announced only in the Japanese Nintendo Direct but then confirmed for localization shortly afterwards.)

Reynatis is a fantasy action RPG set in Shibuya, starring two main characters: Marin Kirizumi, described on the official website as “a wizard who seeks freedom through unstoppable power,” and Sari Nishijima, “an officer who seeks an orderly world where magic is regulated.”

The pauses during combat look a little strange to me, but overall it seems very interesting. I’m excited that this one is being localized, and I’ll definitely be keeping an eye on it!

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  3 Responses to “Reynatis is Coming West This Fall”

  1. I watched the trailer and it’s giving me… Kingdom Hearts vibes? The not-super-detailed graphics, the floaty combat with over-the-top attacks and quick-time actions, the cheesy story that seems like it’ll be both simple and overly complex… And of course, it’s got Yoko Shimomura and the score sounds like it was lifted straight out of some end-game Kindgom Hearts boss battle! Color me intrigued…

  2. […] been interested in Reynatis since it was announced and thrilled when its localization was confirmed. It’s an action RPG set in […]

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