"Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth" Trailer Digs into Enhanced Combat

The story that was set up in "Mask of Deception" approaches its conclusion

Those who picked up Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception won't have to wait toooo much longer to see the story's conclusion. Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth hits PS4 and PS Vita in the west on September 5, and the latest preview shows off some of its new features, including the enhanced battle system and modes that serve up handy training exercises. 



Features from the press release:

  • An Epic Scope - Mask of Truth is an 80+ hours long experience that features more fascinating characters, dastardly creatures, exotic locales, and important battles than ever before!
  • A Story at Its End - The rich Utawarerumono visual novel tradition continues in Mask of Truth. The landscape has changed and there are new nations, people, and truths to discover during this uncertain time. The dramatic events of Mask of Deception have set up the story for a climactic and thrilling conclusion in Mask of Truth.
  • Enhanced SRPG Battle Mechanics - Since war is on everyone's agenda, expect plenty more battles to partake in. Turn-based tactics make a return and an updated battle system make fights both strategic and fast paced! Utilize new extended Action Chains, a higher-level cap, and more to gain the upper hand on the battlefield. Additionally, certain characters can team up and dish out some devastating offense with Co-op Final and Co-op Chain attacks. Oh, there's also now a Mock Battle mode that can be used to practice new combat tactics and gain EXP/BP.
  • A Fantastical Atmosphere - The gorgeous art style, beautifully rendered cutscenes, and rousing score (recorded and remastered at the legendary Abbey Road Studios and EastWest Studios) make a return. Dive into a magical storybook that comes alive before your very eyes! 


Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth will be available physically and digitally on PS4/Vita in the Americas, while Europe will get the PS4 version physically and a digital-only release on PS Vita. 



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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