It’s safe to say that the ‘Tales of’ series is Namco Bandai’s flagship JRPG franchise. Not all of the games in this long-running series have been localised for the West but nevertheless there still seems to be a huge fanbase for the franchise outside of Japan.
Namco Bandai will be unveiling the next ‘mothership’ game in the series on June 2nd. Codenamed ‘Next Tales of’, the new title will have a more modern setting and theme than previous entries in the series. The game’s catch phrase is: “Are you prepared to destroy the world for the girl?”, which apparently refers to both its plot and gameplay systems.
The publisher recently released some concept art for the game via Famitsu and also aired a brief commercial on Japanese television. Take a look at these items below to catch a glimpse of the game’s bold new visual direction: