Suikoden: Tierkreis pictorial blowout

by: Randy -
The Nintendo DS--the #1 choice for 2D RPGs everywhere--will get Suikoden: Tierkreis on March 17.  We've got over two dozen new pics depicting  what a story centered on 108 Stars of Destiny looks like.  Note the delicious 2D backdrops vs. the not-so-delicious 3D arenas.
NEW ASSETS AND DETAILS ANNOUNCED FOR
SUIKODEN: TIERKREIS™


Latest Installment in the Critically-Acclaimed Franchise Soon to be Available in North America

Players Can Use the Local DS Multi-card Play or Share Their Characters Across the World with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today released new assets and details for Suikoden: Tierkreis, the latest iteration of the celebrated Suikoden series for the Nintendo DS™. Suikoden: Tierkreis will expand the bounds of the handheld RPG as players journey with a variety of characters while exploring exotic locations and cultures across the game's universe of parallel worlds. Featuring the franchise's established gameplay while maximizing the technological capabilities of the DS to provide all-new online elements, this epic RPG consists of many cinematic experiences that will drive the grand storyline of the 108 Stars of Destiny as they battle to thwart the powerful forces of evil.

Suikoden: Tierkreis features a robust online mode allowing players to send their character to another player's parallel world through the door to the Infinity via WiFi. The character will be hired to complete a quest by another player and when the quest is complete or time is up, the original player will receive the outcome with their character.  This is a fun and interesting way for gamers to level up characters, with both players receiving rewards for completing the quests.

Online Features:

·    Exchange characters via Wi-Fi
·    Receive trade goods by clearing quests
·    Receive rare items as rewards by clearing quests
·    The exchanged character can get experience
·    Receive rare item only available in the Wi-Fi mode
·    Unique boss battle that is only available in the Wi-Fi mode

Rated "E-10+" by the ESRB, Suikoden: Tierkreis for Nintendo DS™ will retail for $34.99 and is scheduled to be released in North America on March 17, 2009.    Assets can be found on the media site below:
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