Level-5 continues to steadily roll out North American releases of most of the Guild01 series of downloadable games. Next up is Crimson Shroud, a tabletop RPG-style entry from Yasumi Matsuno, who was behind classics ranging from Tactics Ogre to Vagrant Story. Crimson Shroud lands on the Nintendo 3DS eShop on December 13 for $7.99.
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Crimson Shroud puts you in control of Giauque, a "Chaser" who hunts goods and people professionally. Its tabletop RPG format allows for real-time dice rolls, and high-value bonus dice can be earned by chaining skills together. The music of Crimson Shroud is by Hitoshi Sakimoto, who has composed for numerous games spanning decades. Some of his contributions include composition for Radiant Silvergun, Final Fantasy Tactics, Vagrant Story, and Valkyria Chronicles, among many others.