Atlus announced their newest North American release today, Baroque. It’s a dungeon-crawling RPG for both the Wii and PS2 (the PS2 is still totally “in”). They go on to describe the game as being dark, challenging, and totally immersive. Sounds like fun and I’m glad to see the Wii is getting in on the action.
Baroque originally came out in Japan on the Sega Saturn, way back in 1998. There was also a Playstation prequel, Baroque Syndrome, in 2000. I wonder why it took them so long to bring it to North America?
An interesting feature in Baroque…dying seems to be a good thing. Each time you die, you learn more information about the game world. It sounds like a glorified “Game Over” screen, but we’ll have to see.
Check out the official site here, where you can find a nice little trailer (the music is totally radical). Baroque is slated for a February 2008 release. The full press release after the link…
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