Atlus announces new RPG

Following the critical success of Trauma Center: New Blood, publishers Atlus have announced a new action RPG title for Wii called Baroque.

"You awaken to find the world in ruin, your heart beset with unexplained guilt. A cataclysm has destroyed the cities and empires of men and disfigured the spirit of humanity".

A dungeon-crawler at heart, your task is to search a large tower for your ultimate redemption. The tagline for the game is "Heal your sins, heal the world" (shouldn't that be cheerleader?).

Baroque claims to have a variety of levels, packed to the gills with strange and tormented monsters. When your character gets killed it's not game over either, dying only serves to advance the storyline.

Customization options are plentiful, you have full control over how you choose to shape your character. Within the tower you'll find a vast array of weapons and items with varying possibilities. Parasites can be used and combined to boost your stats.

The trailer's pretty awesome in my opinion, I'm looking forward to seeing how this develops.

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Rob Jones

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Rags said:

This game looks awesome. 2008 looks awesome for the Wii.


DragonFoxCoon said:

I need more info before making a decision about this one. They didn't show enough gameplay.


wiimaster said:

Baroque first day buy.


Link Q said:

This looks so cool only by the cover! Sure mine.


david k said:

Seriously can't wait, Wii needs some decent rpg's. Love the heroes joke, heroes is awesome.


Keranu said:

Looks like it has an old skool 80's anime style.


luwiigi said:

The parasites remind me of bioshock. Does anyone know if they would be like that?


BrothaZ said:

Wow this looks good. This looks REALLY good.


Quartz said:

Mm, Bar-b-que. Wait a minute.


Jonny said:

I agree with you, that trailer was sexy. Definitely going to be a must have for me.


Darth Judicar said:

I love the visual style of the trailer. Let's hope this translates into the game.


divinityboy said:

Nice music. And the story seems good.

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Joe said:

I'd also like to see a Shin Megami Tensei game for Wii. Persona4 perhaps? Maybe Digital Devil Saga 3 or another Nocturne?

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Nova said:

Sweet another anime styled rpg.

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