Ignition teased on Twitter and Facebook about a new game announcement and we have the press release that tells us the exact details. Ignition and Marvelous Entertainment have announced that Arc Rise Fantasia will be coming to the Nintendo Wii in Summer 2010.
Arc Rise Fantasia is a new turn-based RPG, with an anime art style. Players take the role of L’Arc, a mercenary, who is defending the Meridian Empire.
“We are absolutely thrilled to bring Arc Rise Fantasia to a western audience,” said Shane Bettenhausen, New Business Development Director of Ignition Entertainment. “It’s an ambitious Japanese role-playing game with deep gameplay, top-notch production values, and an unforgettable story line–Wii owners have been pining for a massive fantasy epic and their patience will definitely be rewarded.”
“In Arc Rise Fantasia we’ve implemented a fun and quick paced battle system to give gamers an enjoyable RPG experience,” said Hiroyuki Kanemaru of Image Epoch. “Ignition Entertainment has a great track record with bringing established Japanese experiences to new western audiences and we’re delighted to be able to team up with them to publish Arc Rise Fantasia.”