Posts Tagged ‘Agarest: Generations of War 2’

Scratch That Strategy JRPG Itch With Agarest 2

Agarest 2 screenshot

Hello and welcome to this news post on Rock, Paper, Shotgun. Today we’ll be telling you about Agarest: Generations of War 2 [official site], a tactical RPG from Japanese devs Idea Factory. Agarest 2¬†was released on Steam a couple of days ago.

That was all a bit matter of fact, wasn’t it? Phew! I wasn’t sure I could make it through an entire paragraph without breaking into sympathetic melodrama. But I did!

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Romance-o-battle: Agarest 2 Ported To PC

Do you think love can bloom even on a battlefield?

War! Death! Killing! Murder! Mutilation! Kill! Kill! Kill! But why? What are we killing for? Why are we to jam and push bullets through eyesockets? Love, of course. It always comes down to love. Love of a person, a country, an idea, or sometimes a love of ourselves so toxic we must burst every other living body. The JRPG series Agarest is a bit more open about this: you woo hot anime babes while fighting monsters. Idea Factory’s first two Agarest games arrived on Steam earlier this year, ported over from consoles, and now the third’s coming too.

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