The newest in the Atelier series, Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk will be coming to North America in March of this year. Although the Atelier games are usually localized and brought over to North America by NIS America, Tecmo Koei’s purchase of the developers Gust has changed some things. This time around, Tecmo Koei America will be publishing while NIS America remains responsible for localization.
The game will be released March 5th for the Playstation 3.
Fans of the series should expect new characters, new story, and new heroine. DLC with additional content including outfits, characters, and additional areas are planned.
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk follows the story of Ayesha Altugle, a girl who has been living alone in a secluded workshop ever since her grandfather died and her younger sister went missing a few years ago. She supports herself by making and selling medicine. As the story begins, she finds out that her younger sister IS alive somewhere in the world. Now, she must devote herself to finding her younger sister. Her journey to keep her promise begins…