In commemoration of the Tales of series’ 20 year anniversary, Namco Bandai held a special NicoNico Live stream, to look back at the franchise’s past work and to announce the latest title in Tales of Zestiria for PlayStation 3.
After thanking fans and staff members, series producer Hideo Baba presented a video of the latest game, Tales of Zestiria. The game takes place in a world has once fallen to darkness, but has regained light thanks to a high-priest. However, after ages of peace, darkness returns and this time the priest is nowhere to be found.
The character designs will be done by series artists Mutsumi Inomata (Graces), Kosuke Fujishima (Symphonia), Daigo Okumura (Dawn of the New World), and Jin Iwamoto (Radiant Mythology).
Not much was revealed, but they announced that the male character seen above is named Slay, and the girl is Alicia. The game takes place in a world called, Green Wood, and producer Baba mentioned that they will be focusing a lot on exploration.
Tales of Zestiria is currently in development for PlayStation 3.