Metaphor: ReFantazio ‘Creator’s Voice’ Interview Video Released

    ATLUS to host Metaphor: ReFantazio events leading up to launch.

    SEGA and ATLUS released a new “Creator’s Voice” interview video for Metaphor: ReFantazio featuring director Katsura Hashino, character designer Shigenori Soejima, and composer Shoji Meguro. In addition, gameplay footage was featured in both the interview video and the “Year-End Special Main Cast Gathering SP” live stream.

    Metaphor: ReFantazio was recently showcased at The Game Awards 2023 with a new trailer, and ATLUS confirmed that more details would arrive in the days that followed. On December 11, ATLUS revealed more gameplay for Metaphor: ReFantazio in the aforementioned livestream, which features the game’s main cast. The developers at Studio Zero were also interviewed in a new video posted to the official ATLUS YouTube channel.

    An Inside Look Into Metaphor: ReFantazio

    Hashino, Soejima, Shoji Meguro sat down together for the “Creator’s Voice” interview video to discuss the development and concept of Metaphor: ReFantazio. Additionally, MC Chiaki Matsuzawa and Japanese VA cast members Natsuki Hanae (Protagonist) Sumire Morohoshi (Gallica),  Kensho Ono (Strohl) and Saori Hayami (Hulkenberg) discussed the game at length in the Year-End Special Main Cast Gathering SP stream. The group went further in depth about the game’s mechanics, including the field combat transition from action-based to turn-based. Moreover, concept art by Neon Genesis Evangelion mechanical designer Ikuto Yamashita was shown.

    ATLUS confirms that the company will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a new special logo in 2024. In addition, the company will host ATLUS Brand 35th World Tour: Road to Metaphor: ReFantazio featuring events that will bring the latest information about the game. More details about these events will be revealed at a later date. 

    Watch the new interview video and the livestream below, via ATLUS

    Creator’s Voice – This is Metaphor: ReFantazio Interview Video (Japanese)

    Creator’s Voice – This is Metaphor: ReFantazio Interview Video (English)

    Metaphor: ReFantazio Year-End Special Main Cast Gathering SP Stream

    Metaphor: ReFantazio launches in fall 2024 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.

    Here’s an overview of the new RPG, via ATLUS: 

    Write your destiny and rise above fear as you step into a fantasy world unlike anything you’ve seen before. Fraught with unsettling mystery, the kingdom stands on a precipice. Now, you must embark on a journey, overcoming obstacles and forging bonds with friends.
    From the creative minds of the Persona series – Metaphor: ReFantazio marks ATLUS’ first ever, full-scale fantasy RPG, brought to you by director Katsura Hashino, character designer Shigenori Soejima, and composer Shoji Meguro. Metaphor: ReFantazio is developed by Studio Zero.
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