LIVE A LIVE featured in the August 4 issue of Famitsu

    Featuring interviews with Takashi Tokita and Yoko Shimomura.

    Famitsu revealed its August 4 issue releasing on July 21, which includes a special for the new LIVE A LIVE HD-2D remake.

    The LIVE A LIVE Famitsu special feature is 42 pages long and includes developer interviews with director Takashi Tokita, designer Shun Sasaki, and composer Yoko Shimomura. Additionally, the feature provides an overview of the game’s eight playable routes.

    Check out the Famitsu cover art below:

    Famitsu LIVE A LIVE

    The August 4 issue of Famitsu also features the latest announcements and news regarding Final Fantasy VII titles such as Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth. Readers may purchase the new issue over on Amazon Japan.

    LIVE A LIVE releases July 22 for Nintendo Switch. Lastly, read up about the remake below:

    A classic RPG reborn in HD-2D for its worldwide debut
    This storied RPG directed by Takashi Tokita, known for his work on CHRONO TRIGGER and FINAL FANTASY IV, has been revitalized in the stunning HD-2D visual style and is being released outside of Japan for the first time. Each story features rearranged versions of the original music written by KINGDOM HEARTS series and FINAL FANTASY XV composer, Yoko Shimomura.
    Play as different heroes throughout the ages!
    Discover a series of interwoven tales stretching throughout time—and the truth behind their shared history.
    You can explore any of these seven stories right from the start. Which will you choose first?
    • The Sundown Kid – The Wild West: Take a stand against outlaws and defend a frontier town.
    • OboromaruTwilight of Edo Japan: Engage or elude your enemies to carry out a secret mission.
    • Masaru Takahara – Present Day: Master new skills to become the world’s greatest warrior.
    • Akira – The Near Future: Unravel a dark conspiracy with your psychokinetic powers.
    • CubeThe Distant Future: Discover the truth of a tragedy aboard a ship in deep space.
    • The Earthen Heart ShifuImperial China: Entrust your kung fu legacy to young disciples.
    • PogoPrehistory: Survive in an age without words and save an innocent woman.
    Wield distinct abilities during battle and exploration
    Craft weapons and armor for survival as Pogo, hide from foes with shinobi techniques as Oboromaru, and use your psychokinetic powers to read minds and defeat enemies as Akira.

    Each character has a distinct set of abilities and mechanics that change their gameplay. Utilize these character-specific abilities to excel in combat and progress through each chapter.

    Explore in HD-2D
    Explore each era in a stunning HD-2D visual style that blends 3D environments and modern effects with pixel-art characters and details.
    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: [email protected]

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