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Come October 1, Atelier Rorona: Alchemist of Arland developer Gust Co. will officially merge with parent company Koei Tecmo. Though far from a household name in the West, Gust has developed a loyal niche following by offering classically-styled roleplaying games that blatantly pander to time-honor...

July 29th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland, part three of Gust's Atelier trilogy, is currently being localized for western audiences and prepped for launch by NIS in North America and Europe this May. NIS also published the first and second entries in the series, Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of A...

January 14th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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The many new Atelier Rorona screenshots in our gallery seem to encapsulate the whole of the experience: battling in the field, creating new items and materials in your alchemy shop, and being somewhat embarrassed repeatedly in conversations.%Gallery-98323%

July 28th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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During a lunch event conveniently located both near TGS proper and extremely near our hotel (so near, in fact, that it was in it), NIS America announced two new games for PlayStation systems. Atelier Rorona, the latest in Gust's Atelier RPG series (and recently confirmed for Europe), will be release...

September 24th 2009 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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It's not surprising, but it certainly is welcome news. NIS America is planning on bringing Atelier Rorona to English-speaking audiences. NIS' Allison Walter confirmed to the EU PlayStation.Blog that the company is "working on Atelier Rorona right now" and that "it should be coming out in English an...

September 17th 2009 at 7:30am 0 Comments

JRPGs are few and far between on the PS3. Thankfully, fans can look forward to the upcoming PS3-exclusive Atelier Rorona. It looks as though the game will feature all the typical dressings of a JRPG: cel-shaded anime style, chibi characters and anime cutscenes. It's filled with saccharin cuteness -...

May 4th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Turn-based aficionados will be pleased to hear that the PS3 is getting an exclusive RPG: Atelier Rorona. An entry in the Atelier series from Nippon Ichi, Rorona will continue the series' emphasis on crafting and synthesizing, according to the first details in Japanese mag Dengeki.The magazine artic...

March 11th 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments