Tales of Arise Shares Upcoming Artbook Illustration Depicting Alphen & Shionne

Bandai Namco has announced that they will be releasing a Tales of 25-year anniversary artbook, celebrating the franchise. Famitsu and the official Tales of Japan Twitter account have shared an illustration from the book, drawn by Minoru Iwamoto, depicting a married Alphen and Shionne.

You can view the tweet initially sharing this illustration below, and more information on the artbook can be viewed via Famitsu.

If you feel overwhelmed by the number of Tales of entries, we shared our thoughts on the best 5 entries newcomers should start with.

If you missed it, check out our positive review of Tales of Arise’s PlayStation 5 version.

Bandai Namco has added a Tales of series gallery app on PSN and Xbox.

Additionally, we wrote 5 tips beginners of the game should know before fully diving in.

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Tales of Arise advances the graphics with the new “Atmospheric Shader,” which presents the world as if it were a hand-drawn painting. Further, the combat has evolved, allowing for a better sense of spectacle and direct player feedback based upon their actions. Finally, the graphics, combat system, characters, and story combine to present a vivid and realized world that the developer hopes will immerse players.

Tales of Arise has launched worldwide on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC.


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