New Entries for STORY OF SEASONS and Rune Factory Franchises, Special Projects, and First Look at DAEMON X MACHINA: Titanic Scion in “Marvelous Game Showcase 2023”
London, U.K. — May 25, 2023 — Marvelous Europe is pleased to share a localized version of the inaugural “Marvelous Game Showcase” digital video. In today’s video, Marvelous Inc. President and CEO Suminobu Sato hosted development team members as they shared information about upcoming titles including Fashion Dreamer, new entries in the STORY OF SEASONS and Rune Factory series, two new IPs in early development, and an exciting first look at the highly anticipated mech action sequel, DAEMON X MACHINA: Titanic Scion. Anchoring each title were key phrases that spoke to each game's respective themes.
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Information revealed during the event includes:
Fashion Dreamer: syn Sophia President and CEO Shuji Yoshida joined Sato-san to share a new look at the upcoming fashion influencer game debuting on the Nintendo Switch™ system this year. In addition to showing off some new fashions, Yoshida-san revealed early details on the social elements that will be central to the game’s experience. Built around the theme of “Sharing and Playing Together”, Fashion Dreamer focuses on creativity and connectivity, driving positive social interactions with an eye towards free expression.
PROJECT MAGIA: Managing Producer Takehiro Ishida revealed the first details of this upcoming project, built around the theme of “A New Frontier”. The development team has partnered with legendary illustrator and writer Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail) to design the game's characters, sharing a look at a few of the early designs. More details will be revealed at a later date as the development team works to brave this new frontier for Marvelous!
PROJECT LIFE is RPG: Harkening back to influential RPGs from Japanese developers over the years, PROJECT LIFE is RPG is a brand-new IP from Marvelous. Director Ittetsu Suzuki joined to share some of the team's inspirations behind this new title, built around the theme of “Life” and all the ways it resembles an RPG. With the goal of building an original title all RPG fans will love, the team is working to capture the “feeling of anticipation” just before every great adventure.
STORY OF SEASONS: With a central theme of “Experiences”, Series Manager Hikaru Nakano revealed the first footage of the next title in the original farm/life simulation series, highlighting a fresh look after 27 years of farming and friendship. Nakano-san also shared exciting news and the first concept images for a separate, future entry in development, which is planned to bring STORY OF SEASONS fans together with an ambitious new title where you can play with everyone!
Rune Factory: Series Director Shiro Maekawa joined Sato-san to reveal the first footage of a new spinoff in the Rune Factory series, “PROJECT DRAGON”. Building upon the central theme of “East and West”, “PROJECT DRAGON” is set in the “Land of the East,” which has long been referenced but never shown in the series, where Earthmates will explore new lands and communities with Japanese-styled design influences. Additionally, Maekawa-san confirmed that Rune Factory 6 is also in development and will take place in the western continent of Adonea, with both upcoming titles representing the East and West.
DAEMON X MACHINA: Titanic Scion: Marvelous' First Studio and visionary producer Kenichiro Tsukuda are back with an all-new entry in the third-person mech shooter series. Fans can look forward to the return of unforgettable Arsenal action, with more details about this anticipated sequel becoming available at a later date.
About Marvelous Europe Marvelous Europe is the publisher behind Mandragora, Nova Antarctica and Ninja or Die, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., developer of beloved Story of Seasons and Rune Factory series. Established in 2012, Marvelous Europe is passionate about helping games to reach a global audience while nurturing emerging developers and studios. With decades of experience and strong ties to the worldwide indie game dev community, the highly skilled European team is committed to supporting studios worldwide find success, while continuing to publish and distribute select Marvelous Inc. content. Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo.