Atlas has announced it is localizing Etrian Mystery Dungeon and the game will be heading west for 3DS in the spring.
In the game, players venture to the village of Aslarga, where adventurers have gathered “looking for fame and fortune” in the Mystery Dungeons.
The game is a turn-based action RPG roguelike and co-developed by Atlus and Spike Chunsoft which mixes Etrian Odyssey’s RPG party and skill customization aspects with Mystery Dungeon’s random dungeon adventures.
Main features include:
- Infinite Dungeons to Explore – Etrian Mystery Dungeon incorporates the random map feature, which changes the floor terrain each time a player enters the dungeon. This core mechanic, inherited from the Mystery Dungeon series, challenges the players with a new maze and stronger monsters every time, offering them unlimited replayability!
- Attention to Detail – The Etrian Odyssey tradition of party customization is in full effect for Etrian Mystery Dungeon. After the first journey as a Landsknecht, players can freely choose their party of 4 from up to 10 different class types. While each class has a unique skill set of its own, characters can also unlock new skills through skill trees.
- Not Your Grandfather’s Combat – The unique perspective in Etrian Mystery Dungeon means that special care will have to be given when selecting party members and upgrading their abilities. With dungeons chock full of enemies and all the loot and money collected at stake, being 100 percent certain in your party’s abilities is crucial for making it out alive.
Etrian Mystery Dungeon will be available in spring 2015 in stores through the Nintendo eShop for $39.99. The game is available for pre-order now through the official website.
You can have a look at gameplay videos of the Japanese version, which releases in March, over on Anime News Network.