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[edit] Background

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time takes place on a continent divided into four nations. The nations are on the brink of war and the people have all but forgotten that they were on the verge of destruction by the hands of malevolent angels two thousand years before. A young mercenary named Crevanille witnesses a seraphim flying through the sky. Knowing that it is a sign that the angels are returning to annihilate humanity, he sets out to battle the angels for the sake of the world.

[edit] Game Play

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time is a tactical role-playing game that blends turn-based and real-time strategy; you issue commands to each member of your party, but their actions play out in real-time; Things not going how you planned? Interrupt your characters at any time to create a new strategy. Killing all of the enemies is seldom your only objective. For example, during some battles there are NPCs that will be killed unless your party can rescue them in time.

[edit] Features

  • Voiced anime style cutscenes and character art by Satoshi Urushihara
  • 40+ hours of gameplay and 40 possible endings
  • A unique non-grid based battle system that blends real time strategy with traditional turn-based RPGs
  • 11 playable characters and also several familiars
  • Relationship system: get to know characters in your party even going on a vacation with them and pursue romances. Unlocking the games 40+ possible endings requires players to make choices about who they will form close bonds with

[edit] Hardware Info

Sony PSP. Available on UMD and PSN downloads for PSP and PSVita.

This game is also known as Growlanser IV: Over Reloaded in Japan.

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Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time dated, screens show off strategy RPG action

Yet another to add to your list

Jun 20, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 4 comments

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Apr 06, 13 7:24am
Just got my copy of Growlanser Art Works. Awesome! Now if only ATLUS would announce their localization of the first game in the series :( GrowlanserWayfarerOfTime
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Release Dates
  • North America: Jul 31, 2012
  • Japan: Aug 18, 2011
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