Sony Announces Mobile Ports and Reboots of old JRPGS in Japan

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

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Sony Corporation has just released information about various projects in Japan today. One of the major announcements was the reboot of Wild Arms JRPG, initially released for PlayStation in 1996. The mobile reboot will feature a new story and keep the same staff from the original game. Arc the Lad, an other RPG, will also have its won reboot which will continue the original story.Both games share a common trailer.

Sony also released information regarding future mobiles games. Doko Demo Issho, PaRappa, and Boku no Natsuyasumi will be developed on smartphones, while Disgaea and Yomawari will  have apps developped by Nippon Ichi Software and ForwardWorks .

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ForwardWorks  will also release Hot Shots Golf during spring 2017, and N in summer.Both titles will be available on iOS and Android.

Sora to Umi no Aida is the first original game developed by ForwardWorks and is managed by Oji Hiroi, who worked on Sakura Wars.

Finally,  Sony and ForwardWorks are working on a common project on smartphones but we will have to wait for more information. I am sure smartphone users in Japan will be pleased by these news, but I am disappointed to see Wild Arms is not having a new entry on home consoles.

About Fabrice Stellaire

Fabrice Stellaire is a french gamer who started playing on an Amstrad CPC that ran tapes. He then got one with floppy disks and started playing on a gameboy pocket in 1998. Later, he discovered playstation and playstation 2 games, before moving to PC and 3ds. He likes most of games genres except sports and car games.Among his favourite games are Fallou ,Baldu'sgate, Final Fantasy 8, Vagrant Story or Shin Megami Tensei games.




  • Miqubi

    I wish Sony would bring Fate/Grand Order to the West, it would be the first mobile game I’d be hyped for lol.

  • Mr0303

    Japan has and unhealthy obsession with mobile.

  • Panpopo

    My main problem with mobile ports is no analog. Smart phones are getting more and more powerful but power means nothing without controls.

    Let’s hope they bring these new ports to psn as well. Loved both games (and especially Wild Arms soundtrack) and would like to play the new stories. But will pass if mobile only. Don’t need that frustration lol