PlayStation to Publish Lost Soul Aside, Convallaria

    China Hero Project titles releasing worldwide.

    Sony Interactive Entertainment announced it will publish upcoming “China Hero Project” titles Lost Soul Aside and Convallaria as PlayStation console exclusives. Lost Soul Aside and Convallaria will be sold for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 worldwide.

    Overviews of the upcoming titles are available below via Gematsu:

    Lost Soul Aside

    The first trailer of Lost Soul Aside was released in 2016 and has attracted the attention of global players and the game industry. Initially developed by independent producer Yang Bing alone, the game was invited by Sony Interactive Entertainment to join the “China Hero Project” in October of the same year. With the full support of Sony Interactive Entertainment and its game industry partners, Yang Bing established Ultizero Games in January 2017 and now has a mature development team of over 40 people.

    Set in a fantasy world where science-fiction, swords, and superpowers coexist, Lost Soul Aside is an action RPG that tells the story of Kazer, following his accidental merger with the symbiont Arena. With combat at its heart, Lost Soul Aside has a rich and rewarding combat system that gives player the flexibility to adapt their playstyle, and weapon choice to suit their playstyle to the battle at hand.

    Since its first reveal, Lost Soul Aside has been very well received, including collecting the Most Anticipated Game award and Dev Grant from Epic Games, as well as strong local praise in China, reinforcing its position as one of the most anticipated titles to come from a China based developer.

    Lost Soul Aside Trailer


    Convallaria, created by China based developer Loong Force. Convallaria is a key game project for the “China Hero Project,” and is a multiplayer online shooting action game.

    Convallaria is a fast paced, action shooter that places teamwork and tactics at the heart of its gameplay. Blending PVP and PVE, players travel through a unique world in which science fiction and fantasy intertwine as players seek to reconstruct distant memories from a long-forgotten past.

    As they embark on this journey across the dusty world of Convallaria players will be able to work together (PVE) to take down large bosses as they leverage a diverse collection of weapons, and combat styles. For the more combative player, they’ll be able to go head to head in with up 100 fellow combatants as they seek to compete missions and secure resources in an openly hostile game world.

    Loong Force, the development team of Convallaria, have combined a playful art style, high-speed battles and deep, rich world to provide their own take on the action-shooter genre to deliver a play experience that will have players coming back for more. The company was founded in 2016, and its core team is from well-known game companies in the industry, with more than ten years of game development experience, and has participated in the production of many internationally renowned 3A masterpieces.

    Convallaria Trailer

    “With the strong support of Sony Interactive Entertainment ‘China Hero Project,’ as well as development funding and the opportunity to bring Lost Soul Aside to a global audience, the development progress of Lost Soul Aside is steadily progressing and we are looking forward to providing more updates and details soon,” producer Yang Bing said.

    Developer Comments

    “During the past few years of development, we have faced many challenges, but with funding from, and the help of Sony Interactive Entertainment and our partners, the team has overcome many difficulties,” Convallaria project lead Xu Min said. “We are looking forward to the opportunity of sharing more news on Convallaria very soon.”

    Sony Interactive Entertainment head of software business for China Sean Kelly added, “We are delighted to be partnering with Yang Bing and Ultizero to bring his incredible vision to life, and to share Lost Soul Aside with gamers all over the world.”

    “We couldn’t be happier to be partnering with Loong Force to publish Convallaria, and to bring this game to players worldwide. We are looking forward to sharing more updates on Convallaria very soon.”

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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