Game developer Sting announced that Blaze Union Remaster will release in Japan on April 27, 2023 for the Nintendo Switch. This is an HD remaster of the original game that released in 2010 for the PSP. Formally known as Blaze Union: Story to Reach the Future, the game is a tactical RPG and it also serves as a prequel to Yggdra Union. The game has multiple endings that depend on the player’s choices. [Thanks, Famitsu!]
The announcement of the release date of Blaze Union Remaster is accompanied by a new story and gameplay trailer. You can take a look at the new Japanese trailer here:
New additions to this HD remaster include not only the graphics and character sprites, but also the addition of the Easy and Nightmare difficulty modes, improvements to the user interface, a rewind function returning from Yggdra Union Remastered and Gloria Union Remastered, an auto-save function that saves your progress after every turn, a free save option that allows to save even during a mission, an option to auto-play conversations, and new game plus options.
The game will cost 2,860 JPY (or $21 USD), but it is discounted 20% off, costing 2,288 JPY (~$17 USD) during the pre-order period.
Blaze Union Remaster is coming out in Japan on April 27, 2023 for the Nintendo Switch. In addition, Sting recently released Yggdra Union for Windows PC via Steam.