By Ishaan . June 8, 2012 . 9:55am
Melee weapons like swords and hammers aren’t your only option in Rune Factory 4. Like the previous Rune Factory games, you’ll also be able to use staves and play as a magic-based character instead of a melee one. This morning, Marvelous AQL released a short clip of one of the staff weapons:
Of course, the polar opposite of the staff is the Fist or Glove weapon, which lets you get your hands dirty instead of striking safely from a distance:
Rune Factory 4 is scheduled for release on July 19th in Japan.