By Jenni . March 20, 2017 . 9:00am
Examu has announced its intent to launch a Kickstarter to bring Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars to the PC with an English localization. While an exact launch date for the crowdfunding effort has yet to be announced, a Prefundia page has opened going over the updated version of Arcana Heart 3 and what Examu hopes to accomplish.
Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars originally appeared in Japanese arcades on December 4, 2014. Set after Arcana Heart 2’s Kantou Incident, players follow a group of young women taking part in major battles while dimensional rifts begin opening around and threaten to destroy Japan. It has 24 playable characters and 24 Arcana. Of those, two are new to this installment. Minori Amanohara is the new heroine and Ichor the new Arcana. This update also rebalances existing characters.
After the establishment, Drexler Institute developed artificial Valkyries and Arcanas. She was one of the few products of the research who was born at the Japan Branch of the Institute. She is a “Hybride”, a special Valkyrie who can dually wield the powers of the Arcana and the Geist (armored spirits developed at the Institute). She escaped the facility with the help of Petra. “Doing good deeds in secrecy” is her motto, so she uses her ability to defeat evil without being seen. She actually comes from wealthy noble origins. The outgoing, superhero-like behavior outside is a stark contrast to her attitude at her house, under the watch of strict mother.
The dragonhead-like armor on her arms are the Geist of Fafnir and Schwarz.
She was frustrated by her inability to help Heart and other Saints fight for world peace. With her newly acquired powers, she stands up as the "Annihilation Angel Subaru" (self-proclaimed super hero name) and fights for the peace.
Ichor, the Arcana of Blood
Arcana of Blood symbolizing the essense of life. The motif of Möbius strip represents the reincarnation of all life. Enhances all the potentials the person has to its maximum strength.
Examu also hinted at some possible additions that could come to Arcana Heart 3: Love Max Six Stars if enough funding is procured. The Prefundia page notes that more new characters could be created and storylines included.
Arcana Heart 3: Love Max is immediately available on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and PC.