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Another strategy RPG from Nippon Ichi announced!

Itís a Nippon Ichi invasion! The award-winning developers of Disagea and the upcoming La Pucelle have another game making its way to America, courtesy of Atlus. Phantom Brave will be a turn-based strategy and will be available only for the Playstation 2. This looks like one game that probably wonít make it to European shores, though thereís always a chance. Here are some excerpts from the official press release.

About Phantom Brave
Enter thirteen-year-old orphan Marona who lives alone on Phantom Isle Island. Marona isnít your average child, as she has the uncanny ability to see and manipulate spirits, one of whom happens to be Ash, a swordsman who died alongside Maronaís mother and father. Ash serves as a companion and guardian to Marona, counseling her as she works to help people in the surrounding islands who rely on her abilities.

Phantom Brave Key Features:

No more grids! Free-roaming battle system allows you to strategically place your characters anywhere you want on the battle field.

Create and customize the jobs of your soldiers with over 400 different skills and magical spells!

Step-by-step tutorials will have even the novice player up and running in no time.

Experience 20 heart-warming episodes spread over 100 hours of game play!

Dual language option! Select either the original Japanese voices or the all new English dub!

More news on this title as we recieve it…

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