The announcement was made today (July 20), during the Japanese Nintendo Direct Mini presentation. The game is a direct sequel to last year’s Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & The Secret Hideout Secret Fairy.
“In this latest entry in the Atelier series, Ryza makes her triumphant return as the protagonist, making franchise history as the first character to take on the hero role in two successive titles,” a short description of the game reads.
The Japanese trailer showcases some of the fantasy environments players will get to explore, including underwater environments. Combat is also highlighted alongside mounts that can ridden throughout the game.
Check out the trailer below.
An English-language website for Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy is set to launch on July 21, which will provide further details on the game. Currently, the website displays a countdown to when it will go live.
The Nintendo Direct Mini also featured the reveal of two Shin Megami Tensei games, both coming to the Switch next year (2019). Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne is getting a HD remaster and is scheduled to be released in Spring 2021. The second game announced was a new entry in the series titled Shin Megami Tensei V and is coming at a yet to be announced date in 2021.
In other Nintendo news, LEGO recently announced a set based around the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). It marks the 35th anniversary for the NES and includes replicas of the console, the controller, a Super Mario Bros. game cartridge and a retro-styled 1980s television set.