The lights are on
Atlus is bringing the fourth in the long-running Japanese RPG series to our shores in February, looks like this one has some…innovative…new features.
The website Siliconera, which specializes in covering the hardcore Japanese gaming scene, spotted this intriguing development in the game's ESRB rating summary. Etrian Odyssey IV will earn a T rating for Mild Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, and Mild Suggestive Themes…and lady boners, apparently.
This is a role-playing game in which players control a group of fighters that explore fantastical labyrinths. Players engage in turn-based combat against a variety of fantasy creatures (e.g., large insects, slime creatures, sorcerers), selecting moves from a menu-based set of options. Attack moves are accompanied by light effects, bashing sounds, and hit point values. One labyrinth contains a hallway and a door that is stained with blood; a bear is also depicted with red stains on its fur and claws. A few female characters are depicted wearing bikini/low-cut tops that expose deep cleavage; one line of suggestive dialogue states, ‘I gotta lady boner harder dan steel for dat stuff!’ The words “***,” “damn,” and “hell” appear in dialogue.
Ladies and gentlemen, 2013's "best writing in a video game" award is already sewn up. Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan releases in the U.S. for Nintendo 3DS on February 26, 2013.
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This is the most interesting thing I've read all day
Honestly might be fun to play just to see what weird text comes up next.
This has got to be the winner for 2012 disturbing award.
Pre-ordered...lol I love Atlus anyway
Oh yeah and Atlus, PLEAAASSEE make another game like Catherine, I know it was mixed between critics but that had one of the best storylines in quite some time. I really got attached to the characters and their feelings in that game.
I'm sure Dan is going to buy the game now. XD
I'd be interested to see how many of the writers for this game were women.
Somewhere Dan's head is exploding.