Publisher Koei Tecmo and developer Gust Studios have revealed the western release date of their upcoming title Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout, alongside a first series of details about the game.
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout marks the beginning of a new story arc in the series, focusing on teenage tomboy Ryza's attempts to escape mundane village life alongside her friends.
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout Release Date
"One day, as they explore a forbidden island in search of adventure, they meet an elderly magician who will change their lives forever. After some convincing, the old man begins teaching Ryza the enchanting ways of alchemy, launching her on an adventure that will ultimately lead her on a quest to save her hometown from the mysterious and deadly darkness lurking beneath the surface.", a press release reads.
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout will also feature "an all-new evolved synthesis program" that aims to make it easier to visually spot the effects of synthesis. On top of that, the title will allow players to both develop recipes but also "use the innovative creation system" to gather and craft different items.
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout is scheduled to release on November 1 and is headed to PC, via Steam, PS4 and Nintendo Switch. You can read more about the game on its website.