Tales of the Abyss For 3DS!


The final gem to come from Namco Bandai today was the release of screenshots for the 3DS version of Tales of the Abyss, a 1995 PS2 classic!

Here’s the official information from Namco Bandai:

The timeless RPPG title Tales of the Abyss from the renowned Tales of series is coming to Europe and EMEA for the first time on Nintendo 3DS. Tales of the Abyss was first released on PlayStation 2 in Japan in 2005, followed by a US release in 2006. Tales of the Abyss for Nintendo 3DS is an adaptation of the PS2 title for the 3DS handheld system and the first time the title has been available in Europe. In Tales of the Abyss, the player can move freely around enemies creating faster-paced combat. It offers a rich and complex scenario in a fantasy setting with anime-inspired characters designed by the mangaka Kosuke Fujishima.


  • Experience Tales in a way only possible with thee Nintendo 3DS – Battle in a whole new dimension! Fight against your enemies, unleash devastating Mystic Artes, and explore the expansive World Map in 3D.
  • Captivating story and depth that is the hallmark of the Tales series – Explore the story through more than 40 hours of riveting gameplay and fully voiced anime cutscenes.
  • Stunning Visuals – Lush, colourful graphics bring attention to the detailed anime art style of artist Kosuke Fujishima. Sprawling landscapes and beautiful towns populate the world of Auldrant and bring it to life!
  • Dynamic Real Time Battles – Command the “Flex Range – Linear Motion Battle System” for unparalleled tactical control over characters’ movements and attacks. Hone characters’ skills using the “Field of Fonons” and evolve their fighting techniques to more powerful forms

So that’s the back ground information, here’s the new stuff. 21 fancy new screenshots of the 3DS version, along with a nice new trailer straight from Comic-Con.Check ’em out!


Tales of the Abyss is set for release on Nintendo 3DS in the 2nd half of 2011 in all countries!

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