Suikoden I & II HD Remaster: Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC – Gematsu

Konami announced Suikoden I & II HD Remaster: Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch and PC (Steam). It will be launched in 2023.

Here’s a look at the collection, via Konami:

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A hero’s destiny is written in the stars.

Konami’s Legendary JRPGs Suikoden I and Suikoden II have now been remastered in high definition!

The story of Suikoden I

A once-renowned hero turns into a violent tyrant and an empire falls into decline.

A liberation army rises in an act of rebellion against an oppressive regime.

One by one, the 108 stars of Destiny come together to shape the course of history.

The story of Suikoden II

The hero of our story and his friend Jowy are members of the Unicorn Youth Brigade, which took part in a long border conflict between the Kingdom of the Highlands and the city-states of Jowstown.

A few months earlier, a truth agreement had been signed between the two forces, both happy to see an end to the fighting.

However, hidden under the momentary peace, the fires of a new war continued to smolder…

Main characteristics

  • Graphical improvements
    • Pixel sprites and environment art are enhanced with new screen effects, including lighting, cloud, and shadow animations.
    • Effects and staging have been revamped, bringing memorable scenes to life in a better way!
  • New character designs
    • All character portraits have been updated to HD. Junko Kawano, who designed the characters for the original version of Suikoden released in 1995, redesigned all character portraits for Suikoden I HD Remaster: Gate Rune War.
  • Sound improvements
    • Field sound – A large number of environmental sounds not found in the original version, such as the sound of running water in the river, wind, insects and running footsteps, have been added. You can enjoy an immersive experience like never before!
    • battle sound – All sound effects are now in HD. In addition to the impact of 3D effects, the realistic sound greatly enhances the dynamism of the fights!
  • Game system improvements
    • Lots of new features have been added, such as Dialog Log, Auto Battle, Double Speed ​​Battles, etc.

Watch the Tokyo Game Show 2022 preview trailer, first gameplay, and full archive below. See the first screenshots in the gallery. Visit the official site here: English, Japanese.

Announce trailer

English

Japanese

Neclord Boss Gameplay

(Via IGN.)

Introducing Tokyo Game Show 2022

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