Another blast from the past and jRPG, Tactics and their fusion fans rejoice because a big Square Enix favorite is returning to captivate your attention and gain a new generation of gamers.
Square Enix announced Tactics Ogre Remastered heading to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC and Nintendo Switch.
The original game, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is a 1995 tactical role-playing game developed and published by Quest Corporation for the Super Famicom. It was later ported to the Sega Saturn and the PlayStation, the latter released in North America in 1998 by Atlus USA.
It was announced that TCR will include obvious graphics and mechanics improved and as the official listing mentions:
- Fight pitched tactical battles on three-dimensional battlefields. The completely revamped AI enables enemies to adapt their tactics to the situation, providing a battle system that always keeps you thinking and never grows old.
- The class-wide level management system used in Tactics Ogre (2010) has changed to a unit-by-unit level system. Theorycraft your way through endless combinations of classes, equipment, skills, and magic.
- Enjoy numerous playability improvements, such as a quicker pace of battle, auto save, and a complete overhaul to the controls and UI to make it easier to get into the game than ever.
- The unparalleled details of the characters and backgrounds from the original Tactics Ogre (1995) have been painstakingly recreated in high definition.
- The cutscenes are fully voiced in English and Japanese, and all of the music has been rerecorded with live performances! The voices bring new life to the complex motivations of the characters that make up the factions and shifting political alliances of this epic story.
Square Enix gained the right when Yasumi Matsuno, high ranking member of the original developers, Quest Corporations, joined Square Enix (then Squaresoft) by 1995 and already implemented much of his capacity on Final Fantasy Tactics and let the creation of Tactics Ogre Tactics Ogre: The Knight of Lodis, finally by 2003.