(Japan) Lord of Vermilion III to Feature Final Fantasy Tactics Characters

Friday, March 14th, 2014

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Lord of Vermilion is a Japanese collectible card game franchise created by Think Garage and distributed by Square Enix. In the game, players put physical cards on an arcade machine and seek to destroy the enemy’s Arcane Stones and servants. It also spawned two spin-off video games, Lord of Arcana for the PSP and Lord of Apocalypse for PSP and Vita. The second sequel to the original game, Lord of Vermilion III, was released in Japanese arcades on August 22, 2013.

While the game is known for having crossovers with other franchises such as BlazBlue and Magic: The Gathering, a recent trailer showcased Ramza Beoulve and Agrias Oaks to the delight of Final Fantasy Tactics fans. Ramza has the ability Shout that raises his stats and makes him into a powerhouse. Meanwhile, Agrias blasts away with her Judgement Blade attack that can freeze enemies in place. Both of these additions are sure to bring more attention to the already popular game.

Also note worthy, the trailer features a beautifully remastered version of the Final Fantasy Tactics battle theme, Trisection.

About Antonin Kořenek

Antonin has been playing video games since before he could read. Once he did, he fell in love with their stories and worlds. He spends most of his gaming time with either story-based or strategy games. As an aspiring novelist, he blames games like Earthbound and Final Fantasy Tactics for getting him started. Antonin graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI with a degree in English Literature. When not gaming, he can be found reading, obsessing over something on Twitter, or researching strange folklore.