New Project from Vagrant Story Director Yasumi Matsuno

Friday, September 20th, 2013

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Vagrant Story - Yasumi Matsuno

If you’re a fan of Vagrant Story and Final Fantasy Tactics, here’s some news that may interest you. Yasumi Matsuno, one of the people behind those games, has revealed a new project he’s working on.

The name of this new project is Unsung Story, and it will be a multi-game series for mobile platforms. The first game will be a Final Fantasy Tactics-like strategy game entitled Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians. It will be set in a fantasy world called Rasfalia, where you represent one of many small kingdoms that have emerged in the land. You fight against monsters as you try to decipher the meanings of a war that has lasted for 50 years.

To bring this new project to light, Matsuno has teamed up with Playdek, a U.S.-based company that brings tabletop games to tablets and smartphones.

Matsuno’s other credits as director include Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together and Final Fantasy XII. He also served as producer of Vagrant Story and Final Fantasy Tactics Advance.

There is no timetable for a release as of yet, however, a card game is currently in development. It will be set in the same universe, and serve as a prequel to Unsung Story.

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