As reported last night, Tales of Xillia 2 protagonist, Ludger, will encounter characters from the original Tales of Xillia in the game. Elise (and Tipo) and Rowen, the butler, will return in Tales of Xillia 2 with new looks. Famitsu.com have art work and screenshots available, and here’s what these characters look like, compared to the original game:

 

Elise (left: Xillia, right: Xillia 2)

 

Rowen (left: Xillia, right: XIllia 2)

 

Tales of Xillia 2 will be released in Japan for the PlayStation 3 this winter. For more details on Elise and Rowen, you can read this report.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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