Exist Archive teaser trailer, screenshots

First in-motion look at new Spike Chunsoft x tri-Ace RPG.

Exist Archive

Spike Chunsoft has released the teaser trailer for its newly announced PlayStation 4 and PS Vita side-view RPG Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky from Star Ocean developer tri-Ace.

The one-minute video features our first look at gameplay, showcasing “Active Chain Battles” and field traversal.

Here’s a summary of Exist Archive‘s story:

On that day, a mysterious explosion occurred in Tokyo.

12 people, including Kanata Kujo and his fiance Ranze Miwakawa, and two of their friends, went unaccounted for as a result.

Kanata and Ranze were thrust down to the subway from above ground as a result of the sudden explosion.

On the verge of death and in his faded consciousness, Ranze, a person he thought he had a close relationship with, muttered unexpected words.

Dying with you is… unpleasant.

When Kanata next wakes up, he is in a strange place. Ranze nor his friends are to be seen.

A huge tower prodding the sky… crystallized trees… This is clearly not Tokyo. No, it is unlikely that this world is even Earth.

“Am I… dead?” he began to question as he aimlessly moved forward. Then, he comes across a girl—

Watch the trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the game’s newly opened official website here.

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