Today the Japanese magazine Famitsu hosted a livestream dedicated to the mecha strategy JRPG Relayer by Kadokawa Games.
The livestream showcased 20 minutes of gameplay from the earlier missions of the game, showing off the basics of what expects us in Relayer.
You can check it out below.
If you’d like to learn more about Relayer, we recently published an extensive interview with producer and director Yoshimi Yasuda. It launches on February 17, 2022, for PS5 and PS4.
You can also check out the original reveal, additional details, the first trailer, another promotional video, the first reveal of the rich cast of characters that will populate the game, the second, another extensive trailer, the latest gameplay, more information, and the latest trailer, all about robots.
If you’re unfamiliar with the game, here’s an official description.
Humanity is not alone in the universe.
In the year 2049, mankind finally meets intelligent life: the Relayers. Around the same time, the discovery of an ancient alien civilization sets the wheels of fate in motion for the Starchildren, humans bestowed with unique powers.
Then, in the year 2051, our story begins one fateful day when two young women cross paths in Artemis, a colony located on the surface of the Moon. Get ready for an intergalactic adventure where humans and ancient aliens meet, and our stellar neighbors come to life!
Relayer takes place in the Milky Way galaxy, within our solar system. In the not-too-distant future, humanity has extended its sphere of influence to Jupiter, with the moon and Mars already established as colonies. Humanity’s very existence is threatened by mysterious extraterrestrials known as the Relayers, who plan to annihilate the universe. As if in response to the Relayers’ invasion, the Starchildren, human successors to the wills of the stars, awaken.
A simulation RPG where you lead your troops to victory using strategy & 4 different types of spacecraft!
In Relayer, players participate in turn-based battles, where each different unit plays its own specific role in combat. There are four different types of Stellar Gear, or spacecraft controlled by a Starchild: Assault, Sniper, Tank, and Scout. Each type’s attack range and weaponry vary, so players will be required to position themselves according to the unique battle situation.
Players can also employ various combat strategies, such as using “hate” to draw the enemy’s attention, allowing certain allies to act as decoys, and calling upon allies to push the enemy back.
This is the first new simulation RPG for PS5 from the highly acclaimed GOD WARS development team!