BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe launches Tales of Hearts R for Europe, Middle-East and Australasia, exclusively for the PS Vita. Tales of Hearts R is next title in the long running TALES OF RPG series and brings a classic tale of discovery and adventure to Western audiences with beautifully animated cut scenes conveying the story of the game’s main character, Kor Meteor, as he trains with his grandfather in the ways of the sword.
As the story goes, impressed with Kor’s growing skills, his grandfather decides it’s time to pass down to Kor an unusual weapon called a Soma. However, Kor learns that a Soma is not only a tool for destruction, but can also be used to fortify a person’s ailing Spiria. Spiria is the embodiment of the heart and soul and plays an essential role in the world as it is the most powerful force known. However, as powerful as Spiria can be, its force can be disrupted in the face of intense emotions such as anger, hate, fear or even love. As such, Soma users must possess exceptionally strong Spiria in order to withstand such emotions.
Players will also encounter the story’s female protagonist, Kohaku Hearts, who is fleeing from a mysterious witch with her brother, Hisui Hearts, while they search for a Soma weapon. A series of tragic events then unfold and set Kor, Kohaku, and Hisui on a grand adventure to uncover the mysteries of the Spiria Core, meet and fight alongside new comrades and save the world from the clutches of an ominous and dark future.
Tales of Hearts R launches in Europe, Middle-East and Australasia for the PS Vita on Friday, November 14th.