NIS America releases Mana Khemia in March 2008
December 13, 2007
Mana Khemia: Alchemists of Al-Revis
NIS America announced today that the spiritual sequel to the Atelier Iris series will be heading to the PS 2 in late March.
The 4th entry in the RPG series, Mana Khemia is different from the previous Atelier Iris games. Mana Khemia is a campus sim style RPG, where you can interact withclassmates and professors to complete academic quests. You play as Vayne Aurelius, a novice alchemist who was invited to attend Al Revis Academy At the academy Vayne Al Academy. academy, will meet human and not so human(?) alchemists, and together you will solve the mysteries of alchemy.
Academic Quests – Players will take on quests that the professor assigns. If you fail your mission, you may have to stay after school. Also depending on who you work with for your assignments, the outcome of the story will change.
Avatar Crafting ‐ Personalize your characters by “crafting” skills and stats instead of just leveling up through combat. Crafting skills and stats allows the player to create unique characters like a warrior that excels in summoning magic or a magician that’s an expert at snipe shooting.
Item Crafting – A comprehensive item/weapon crafting system. Create anything from healing potions to swords through alchemy.
Team Crafting Craft items using your team’s recipe team s recipe.
Symbol Encounters – No more random encounters. Visually confirm and engage enemies.
Burst Attack – Knock your enemy out and pound them with combo attacks like a fighting game.