Ryan Phillips the marketing coordinator for Los Angeles based publisher, NIS America shared some bad news a couple of days ago, about the highly anticipated conclusion to the Arland Atelier series.
“We wanted to inform you of a small change to the ship date for Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland.”
“Retail copies were initially slated to ship next week on May 22nd, but due to a delay in the manufacturing process, copies will ship a week later on May 29th in North America. “
Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland finishes the adventures in Arland on a high note. The graphics and voice work are the best yet and gameplay has in some ways been built upon and at the same time, streamlined to what works well. While the basic framework of the Atelier series is dated, it might not be a bad idea for JRPG fans to pick up this one. The combat is still turn based but additions like the building mechanic help separate Atelier Meruru from the pack. Atelier Meruru also serves as a curtain call for the series with many past characters returning and finishes with a number of alternate endings.
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