Kadokawa Games has shared first character bios and new system details on Natural Doctrine, its upcoming simulation RPG for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita.
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The hero of this story and an escort soldier for the Tunnel Reclamation Brigade. A human male skilled in both single and double handed sword combat, he is also interested in the handling of guns. His goal is to enlist in the fortress city soldier group, but his lineage and connections prevent him from appointment, and he is now a ronin. On the outskirt regions of the fortress city state Feste, he works on reclamation reconnaissance in the goblin mines as a guard in the Reclamation Brigade. For him, it’s a familiar mission to earn money to become appointed, but because the leader of the brigade is a young woman, he complains as he departs.
A female human and an escort soldier for the Tunnel Reclamation Brigade. Although she is young she is a go-getter guard with an extraordinary sense for battle. She serves as an advance guard. She has a similar-looking older sister who works as the commander of the 100 person fortress city soldier brigade, who she zealously aspires to. Jeff, who the strong-minded Vasilisa doesn’t like very much, is frank and open-hearted with her, making for a talkative accomplice. She is strong and kind in heart, but exhibits pride and boastfulness in her slaughtering and usurpation of the goblin mines. She covers her tomboy-ishness and critical character behind her charm.
Class: Command Medic
A female human and leader of the Tunnel Reclamation Brigade. Her skills in self defense and front-line protection are second only to her proficiency in commanding, and use of recovery items and magic. Because of this she is armed with firing weapons. Inheriting the leadership of the Reclamation Brigade from her father, she is a capable young leader.
Her father was already lost in battle of the goblin mine hunt. Her dream is to obtain citizenship in the fortress city state and work as a physician to provide a satisfactory medical system to children and the socially weak around the city. She is a philanthropist with high pride and ideals, and thus causes some to shrink back, but she is serious. She specializes in medicine and small arms.
Zekelinde is the sword senior of Jeff and Vasilisa, and is a brave warrior with long military service. He is good at wielding a two-handed sword as the front attack tanker. The experiences of the many combats he’s surmounted can be seen in the scars on his face, and in the armor of his term of service. His name echoes of femininity, but he doesn’t care. Those around him call him Zeke.
Class: Golem Driver
She looks like a very young and sweet little girl, but as a Golem Bearer, she possesses extraordinary power. Her actual age is unknown, but she is fairly young. Her small stature sticks out among the team, and she is half the size of Zeke. She likes strong people, and does not trust so much in other humans.
Three Game Systems
(1) Three Points of View in the Battlefield
The point of view can be switched between three stages. Check the battlefield situation and current enemy arrangement in three dimensions. There are two bird’s-eye points of view cameras—one with a further distance, the other with closer distance—and a third-person view camera.
(2) Making Practical Use of Discovery in Tactics
On the battle field, “height differences” and “cover” are laid out, and by discovering structures that can be damaged further, the progress of battle will change.
(3) Visually Sense the Progress of Battle
The blue grid lines are allied areas, and the red grid lines are enemy areas. By defeating enemies, the allied areas will expand. Allied attacks, enemy counter attacks, and their commands and cooperation results are indicated by links.
Natural Doctrine is due out for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita on February 22 in Japan. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.