NIS sneaks Time and Eternity into E3

te_stdSharing space with another JRPG publisher, NIS America was showing off their gorgeous new game “Time and Eternity.”  The E3 Expo which ran through June 10 through June 13 all seemed to run on a smaller scale this year, though the Los Angeles Convention Center was packed.  Though it was hidden away, the art and animation in “Time and Eternity” really look amazing.  Rivaling Studio Ghibli’s “Ni No Kuni,” “Time and Eternity” looks to have more voice work and less reading the bottom corner of your screen.  The original Japanese voice work is of course included.

The hand-drawn animation RPG, “Time and Eternity” takes place in Kamza, a vibrant kingdom located on a lush ocean island.  The people are in the midst of a national event celebrating the upcoming marriage of their princess to a valiant knight, but when a group of assassins appears during the ceremony, this dream come true transforms into their worst nightmare.  As the knight lays mortally wounded, the princess reveals her long-hidden secret that there is a second soul living within her, and together they control the power to travel through time.  Together you will have to go back in time to track down your killer.

“Time and Eternity” features a stunning new class of hi-def animation.  From the explorable world, to harrowing battles, and the enemies you’ll face, everything is hand-drawn with beautiful CG backgrounds.  Luckily, time is on your side and you hold the key to your own fate. The two of you can go back in time, prevent your own murder, and save your marriage ceremony all while helping the citizens of Kamza along the way.  The game also sports a lightning-quick real-time battle system where each character has their own specialties.  You can use swords, guns, and even time itself to fight for your own future.  “Time and Eternity” will be available for the Playstation 3 this summer.

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