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Rune Factory 4’s Staff And Glove Weapons Couldn’t Be Any More Different


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.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". 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.