TITLE Shadow Hearts: From the New World
US PUBLISHER Xseed Games
UK PUBLISHER Ghostlight
NORDIC PUBLISHER Ghostlight
ONLINE PLAY No
SCREENS ADDED: 11 Jun-2007
Official Fact Sheet:
The story begins as Johnny Garland, a young, 16-year old detective who lost his father, sister and his memory in an accident, accepts an investigation to track down a criminal suspect who escaped from custody. As he closes in on the suspect, Johnny witnesses a supernatural occurrence – a huge monster appears from a green light known as the “window” and swallows up the criminal. Apparently, a series of horrific incidents similar to this have been plaguing the cities across the nation. Johnny’s female counterpart is 21-year-old bounty hunter Shania, a Native American who is searching for these mysterious windows and determined to fight them using her spiritual powers. Together, they travel around the states and are joined by other characters.
- Series trademark Judgment Ring battle system makes a return with improvements – “Stock System” allowing players the option of executing a “Combo” command with a second character or “Double” command enabling a character to perform two different actions in one turn.
- A completely new story and set of new characters will make the title easily accessible to newcomers of the series with its unique style and sense of humor.
- A cast of well-drawn, entertaining characters with distinct personalities and reappearances by a few of the series’ favorites.
- Experience a higher level of realism with easy to navigate, visually-stunning backgrounds, special lighting and illumination effects.
- Huge production values with dramatic events unfolding through high quality graphics, CG cut scenes, impressive sound effects and voice overs.