Meet Xblaze Lost: Memories’ New Heroine, Nobody

By Sato . August 14, 2014 . 1:05am

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Arc System Works recently announced that they’re working on a sequel for Xblaze Code: Embryo, called Xblaze Lost: Memories, which will also be set in the BlazBlue universe. 4Gamer gives us a first look at some of the characters in the upcoming Vita game.

 

According to the report, Xblaze Lost Memories is a sequel to the first game, but it’ll also be the concluding title for the series. The game features a new heroine by the name “Nobody,” who’ll also be a big part of the story.

 

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Those of you who played Xblaze: Code Embryo might recognize this guy, the protagonist Toya Kagari, a very curious and gentle young second-year student at the prestigious Hakuo North Academy.

 

While Toya was the protagonist of Xblaze Code: Embryo, and most of the story centered around him, his role in the upcoming sequel currently remains unknown.

 

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The above is the aforementioned Nobody, the new heroine of the game. She’s a young lady who lives in a mysterious dimension known as the “Phantom Field”.

 

Nobody doesn’t have any recollection of her past memories, and her concept of time is a little off, as she doesn’t even know how much time she has spent in the Phantom Field.

 

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This little fellow is Brain Cat, and for those of you who remember, he was the mascot doll that belonged to Ripper. It seems like he’ll have another role in Xblaze Lost: Memories, as he searches for a “certain someone”.

 

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Xblaze Lost: Memories is slated for release in Japan sometime in 2015 for PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3.


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  • Nee Nee

    I’ve seen comment about the first game such as “it’s not a game” or “It’s just moving pictures”. Well, I guess it’s to be expected, knowing that the average gamer doesn’t play VNs. Point of my post being: does anyone know if this sold well or not in NA? Cause if not I can’t see them releasing this to western audiences any time soon…

    • Shippoyasha

      Trolls will troll. Don’t give them legitimacy lest they troll more.

      Also, I can’t see this one not being localized. They seem really adamant about localizing every Blazblue property.

      • kao

        hope so, because I really hate getting into a series and not getting to complete it because of localization problems.

    • Kelechuckuw K.c.W

      There was also this review of it by victor Lucas’s crew at EPN.TV cause it wasn’t enough of a game. I think they wanted this to be connect to a game that’s all.

      perhaps if this was done in the style of Telltale’ work with the Walking dead and Wolf among us, examples:http://epn.tv/?s=Telltale+

      it would be more accepted . cause your doing actions along with the story I think of what their doing as more of a interactive VN that Japan does. .

      If Japan would pick up on what Telltale was doing, This won’t be too much a problem ether Technically the VN sorta birthed what Telltale does.
      you can see the review here
      http://epn.tv/all/spotlight/xblaze-code-embryo/

      • SeventhEvening

        I don’t understand why that’s important or not. If it requires you to put a disk in a game machine to play it, what does it matter if you don’t do much? I’ve seen people say Telltale’s stuff isn’t really a game. So? If story is extremely important to you, you can enjoy a VN. Are we at a point where we can’t enjoy something akin to a novel? Books have even less interaction and sometimes no pictures! Does that mean suddenly they’re not something worth experiencing?

        • Kelechuckuw K.c.W

          if you must know it was stated in that same review at the bottom of my post here by shune hatten who loves manga ad all stuff from japan game play wise or other. The issue it this series is a fighter ad most of the people that will play it are of a different breed the most people that read normal VN’s cause they want to interact with the world that’s the difference so I thik the way to solve this for the figher crow that is having this problem is which this was directed to more so the then VN crowd is to have a hybrid stye of VN ad that path is what Tell tale does. since that X blaze is spin off of a fighter blaze blue series prequel wise.. cause it obvious that didn’t appeal to people of that genre who love fighters.. cause they wanted to interact more with the world and not just look /read .

          There are branching paths of chose , yes.

          But they are just saying they wanted to actually interact with the universe. sice theykow it’s from blaze blue. other wise there’s nothing wrong with VN’s for the people that are ito them already.

          But this won’t appeal to every especially to those that play fighters and are only into a certain genre and will most likely never really jump get into this other genre cause they are the people from the fighter genre are action junkies. which this was aimed at. Its just they way they are. that what the split is about here.

          I’m just saying there’s middle ground if they continue with this chose wise after this is done. but but don’t expect a flood load fans from another genre fighters to be fully uderstood/accepted. you pick up a few . it’ll be like trying into turn a old school radio fan of my grandfather generation (may he rest in peace) or my dad who’s most into records into a lover of tv series and movies you’ll pick a small amount , while the bigger half will reject it. Hybrids how ever seem more effective with bridging the gap with those that will reject cause there a certain element. they need to fully make the jump. my dad actully love s movie ad tv series that have a mixture music in them.

          which is what telltales body of work is for this generation where you’d run into that with fan base’s .

    • Erikdayo

      I really doubt it sold well but have no evidence to back it up. Even the ever unreliable vgchartz has no NA numbers for Xblaze. What I can confirm is that I purchased and played through the Vita version and may consider picking up the PS3 version as well. I can’t say that I’m a huge VN fan, but I found Xblaze pretty enjoyable and am also a BlazBlue fan.

    • TheBlackRabbit

      im sure it sold enough.

  • Egil

    the characters that are in the last pics…are those girls celica and konoe mercury?

  • PlayingSpades

    Looking at the last few screenshots, I believe they are Konoe (Nine) and Celica. Will this lead to the origins of the six heroes?

  • http://youtube.com/kuyamagix iKen

    That’s a nice name… Nobody :S

    Hope to read more ’bout her soon, hehe

  • SgtFrog

    the last image somehow give terumi vibe

    • natchu96

      Well we did end up pushing a massive troll of a jerkface into “that” at the end of the last game so . . . yeah that bodes even less well than the doll.

  • indra jaya

    I was wondering, how viable is the VN business in western country? for VN to be accepted, is it needs to have lot of interactive gameplay like danganronpa/ace attorney? or just straight text + picture with 2-3 ending was enough? I was curious because as far as I know, even XSEED dont touch VN to localise it (or am I wrong?). I loved danganronpa and it was the first VN experienced for me, and just when I’m searching for another VN, its barren in here… (except some fan translations release).

    • Nonscpo

      Id argue that is changing. Your starting to see companies like AKSYS and NIS America take more risk and localizing VN’s. You also have to take in account new companies that are poping up through social media like Moe Novel and Sekai Project. Besides PC will always be around for digital distribution platforms like JAST and Mangagamer.

      • natchu96

        If only Sony actually took risks with the Vita and made some stuff for it early on like these guys with VN localizations, it’s sales won’t be terrible, and the devs wouldn’t be discouraged from making things on it, making the vita sales worse in a negative spiral :(

        All the power to VNs. They are awesome.

  • Kai2591

    Nobody’s attire is just ridiculous.

    Just sayin’

    • natchu96

      That’s not the most ridiculous outfit I’ve seen, sadly.

      • Black Heaven

        Well, that’s one of the most ridiculous outfits worn by a BlazBlue character, a child even.

        It’s like the designers haven’t got an idea for her costume so they just gave her a barely-there clothes.

        I hope they won’t be using her as sex appeal to attract buyers. :(

        • Shippoyasha

          She looks a tad too curvy to actually be a child. A teen perhaps. But not really a child.

          • Black Heaven

            Okay then… though she could be around 13~15, still a bit too young for her?
            Plus she doesn’t have enough ‘assets’ to flaunt. >_<

            Just look at Boobie La~~ er Litchi, she's got stuff, but still better covered than this girl.
            And now to reverse that…..

          • Shippoyasha

            It’s really hard to tell with anything in this series, considering human experimentation and vampirism and all types of age-defying things happen in it.

    • Shippoyasha

      Ridiculous attire? SOLD!

      • Kai2591

        oh you lol

  • TheBlackRabbit

    her design is terrible.

  • ReMeDyIII

    “All my brothers got the big caves. Who are you?”
    “My name… is Nobody…”
    “Hmm, Nobody…”
    ::Stab::
    “Nobody stabbed my eye!!! NOBODY STABBED MY EYE!!!”

    • XiaomuArisu

      XD Clever~
      Greeks are so brutal

    • Thatguy

      Loved that part

  • http://amc9988.deviantart.com/ amc99

    Ihope we can get a hint where Alucard family come from in this sequel, afterall in the first game we got Mercury, and Amanohosaka character

  • natchu96

    The doll of a serial killer, an amnesiac, and the XBlaze in the same city. That does not sound like a good idea.

  • Tyler Beale

    2015….Why on PS3 and not PS4?

  • Revolver Jesus Super Pimp

    Since I enjoyed the first I’ll probably enjoy the sequel if it ever reaches past Japan

    • Ric Vazquez

      Same here

  • Josef217

    I disliked the 1st game and i only played the demo xD the main character had me constantly asking “wtf man? what are you gay?”

  • Kornelious

    Oh, I thought you were screwing with us again….But here name is actually Nobody……She is cute though :P

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