PlayStation Solidifies Its Role as the RPG Platform of Choice With the Release of Legend of Legaia; The First Highly-Anticipated RPG of the Year Hits Store Shelves.
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 16, 1999--Sony Computer Entertainment America announced today the release of Legend of Legaia Legend of Legaia (レガイア伝説 Regaia Densetsu (TM), an innovative role-playing game role-playing game
A game in which players assume the roles of characters and act out fantastical adventures, the outcomes of which are partially determined by chance, as by the roll of dice. (RPG (Report Program Generator) One of the first program generators designed for business reports, introduced in 1964 by IBM. In 1970, RPG II added enhancements that made it a mainstay programming language for business applications on IBM's System/3x midrange computers. ) available exclusively for the PlayStation(R) game console See video game console. .
Developed by Contrail (a Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. group company) and produced by Prokion, Legend of Legaia reinvents the traditional RPG gaming experience with its innovative fighting system, captivating cap·ti·vate
tr.v. cap·ti·vat·ed, cap·ti·vat·ing, cap·ti·vates
1. To attract and hold by charm, beauty, or excellence. See Synonyms at charm.
2. Archaic To capture. storyline and explorative 3D world.
Legend of Legaia features an original combat system, called the "Tactical Arts System," that allows players to enjoy a highly tactical battle with the look and feel of a real fighting game This article or section has multiple issues:
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-- Full-sized polygon-based characters that throw punches and kicks that land realistically on the enemy; -- Special combinations and attacks to be discovered for more effective and spectacular fighting; -- 3D environments with dynamic camera angles; -- Hundreds of 3D enemies that react and attack; -- 3D magic effects, armor and weapon graphics that are visible in combat mode; -- Dual Shock(TM) Analog Controller feedback where vibrations register the true intensity of every hit.
"Both hardcore RPG enthusiasts and more mainstream gamers will be challenged by Legend of Legaia's exciting and innovative gameplay," said Ami Blaire, director, product marketing, Sony Computer Entertainment America. "From the unique fighting system to the explorative 3D world, Legend of Legaia further enhances the PlayStation gaming experience."
Legend of Legaia also offers complete 3D polygonal graphics with 3D towns and dungeons Dungeons may refer to:
The adventure is based on the main character Vahn, as he tries to save the world of Legaia from the strange mist which has blanketed the once rich and prosperous land. The mist has brought madness, rage, and death to whatever it has touched and continues to spread. Vahn is on a quest to revive seven Genesis Trees which, when brought back to life, completely disperse the deadly mist from the area surrounding it. On his journey he will meet comrades Noa and Gala, and together they will fight for the survival of Legaia.
"Legend of Legaia is a strong addition to our growing list of RPG titles," added Blaire. "With games like Final Fantasy This article is about the Final Fantasy franchise. For the video game, see Final Fantasy (video game). For other uses, see Final Fantasy (disambiguation).
Final Fantasy ( (R) VII, SaGa Frontier(TM) and Wild Arms(TM) already available in our incredible library, PlayStation has established itself as the platform of choice for marquee role-playing games."
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