Koei Tecmo America revealed in a press release today that Fairy Tail, a brand-new magical JRPG in development by Gust Studios, based on Hiro Mashima’s best-selling manga and beloved anime of the same name, currently streaming on Netflix.
As both a manga and anime series, it follows the adventures of the Celestial Spirit Mage Lucy Heartfilia after she joins the Fairy Tail Guild and teams up with Natsu Dragneel, who is searching for the Dragon Igneel, his foster parent with his best friend, Happy, a blue, talking and flying cat. They, along with the armored Mage Erza Scarlet, Ice-Make Mage Gray Fullbuster, and Happy, become a team, performing shonen-style missions.
Koei Tecmo’s Fairy Tail marks the first time a Fairy Tail game will launch on major consoles in the West, allowing series fans and newcomers alike to join in and experience the beloved narrative that has captivated people from around the globe for over a decade.
Demons, dark wizards, dragons, and cats – players will find it all as they start your journey in the land of Fiore. In the game you will play through the adventures of Natsu Dragneel and Lucy Heartfilia, as well as other eccentric members of the Fairy Tail mage guild, on a fun-filled and thrilling quest. Gust Studios is creating the game under the supervision of author Hiro Mashima, promising a faithful recreation for the anime Anime fans rejoice as Koei Tecmo announces the first Fairy Tail game is coming to Western consoles and PC with a new JRPG. world and its unusual inhabitants; including everything from magic to its iconic characters.
More information will be revealed next week at the Tokyo Game Show 2019, but for now, Koei Tecmo America released a thrilling new trailer showcasing the magical battles that you’ll get to experience when you join the guild. To keep up to date with the latest news on the game, visit the Koei Tecmo America site.
Fairy Tail will be available in 2020 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation4, and Steam.
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