Atlus has released another concept art trailer for their upcoming, brand new IP ‘PROJECT Re FANTASY‘ which is obviously a working title. We know that this game is being developed by Studio Zero, which is a new studio lead by the Director of Persona 5. Right now they have this project and are also developing Catherine: Full Body remake on PlayStation 4.
The trailer has us start with a narrator telling us he has to go to war, but before he picks up hes spear he has to finish this last story because its a tale of hope that can save the world. Then as the book opens up as he talks to us about one tribe and that if there was just one, we wouldn’t have to go to war. Then it tells us about the possibilities of travel, if there was only one tribe. That people are tired of kings and aristocrats. Then it ends its first part of the narration with talk of a ‘Promise Land’, which will most likely be a key place in the game…
The trailer also gives some hints at upcoming classes along with ‘real footage’ of what the characters should look like (obviously they are using real life footage as placeholder). Here are some examples:
Aspiration: To banish all other species
Nature: Guilt-ridden protester
Aspiration: Military Recognition
Nature: Voiceless apathetic
Aspiration: To cease to exist
Nature: Indecisive lone wolf
Aspiration: To escape from reality
Nature: Isolated attention-seeker
He says a few more things about the world, about anxiety, which seeing the classes seems to be a darker theme the game will share. It also says that sorcery is used for war in ‘that’ world. Then it talks about another world…
A world that looks like ours. The narrator says that in this world there is one tribe and magic doesn’t exist. Everything is created by hand and reaches the sky. That we enjoy safe nights without dangers. Here “People’s lives are all equal”…
Seeing as a few classes on here share dark themes, for example the extermination of all species and a suicidal warrior, I would assume this isn’t going to be a bright colorful fantasy world.