Koei announced the release date for Atelier Iris

Koei Ltd. announced the release date for Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana in Europe. This fantasy RPG will be available from March 17th. The sixth instalment in this hugely popular series is the first to be released in Europe giving gamers the opportunity to immerse themselves within a world of alchemy, monsters and the most incredibly extensive selections of items and item creating possibilities ever to appear in an RPG. Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana takes you to the world of Regallzine, a land inhabited by humans, Mana, and vicious monsters. With the help of Mana Spirits, a select few can harness the power of alchemy to create magical items.

However, over the years this practice has nearly died out. As Klein Kiesling, it's your goal to learn the lost art of alchemy. Klein's journey of self-discovery will soon lead him to join a ragtag band of adventurers who fight monsters to protect the general populace.

- A classic fantasy RPG with platform-gaming elements. Gaining new abilities will give you access to previously unreachable areas.
- Unique, high-resolution 2D graphics bring the anime-inspired world to life.
- Synthesis system lets you use Mana to create and collect over 300 items.
- The 'Cost Turn Battle System' lets you choose from quick, low damage attacks to time-consuming, high damage attacks. It's a simple system, yet adds a great deal of strategy to combat.
- Deep story punctuated by witty dialogue and plenty of references for anime and RPG fans.
- Interesting and engaging characters, an array of side quests, and a vast amount of customizability.
- The sixth in the popular Atelier series, and the first to come to Europe.
- Bilingual voice option ? listen to the dialogue in English or the original Japanese.

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