XSEED Bringing Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection West for PC

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

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XSEED games has announced that they will be bringing Nihon Falcom’s Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection to the West on PC. This action RPG released as Zwei II in Japan and is finally making an appearance here in the West.  The game will release sometime this summer.

Here is a bit about the game straight from the press release:

[Platform: Windows PC; Release: Summer 2017] – Originally released in Japan as Zwei II Plus and developed by acclaimed RPG developer Nihon Falcom, Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection is a charmingly presented action RPG featuring a unique food-based experience system, a colorful cast of characters, and a quirky, standalone narrative. When the haughty vampire princess Alwen du Moonbria saves the life of brash, treasure-hunting pilot Ragna Valentine in exchange for a blood contract, the unlikely duo must set off to recover Alwen’s stolen magic and usurped castle. The game’s real-time combat is tied to a unique leveling system that allows players to choose when to apply experience toward leveling up or whether they should save it for extra perks later on, and pets can fight alongside players to help take down some of the massive bosses encountered on this lengthy adventure through the land of Ilvard. Fans of vampires, treasure-hunting, fairies, ninjas, luchadores, cat-people, vintage airplanes, magic castles, robots, chickens that lay bombs, and more will find lots to love!

 

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  • ProfessorFluffy

    Tom posted some extra info about the game on the Xseed forums, which goes into more detail on the game and how it’s related to the first title in the series.

    http://www.xseedgames.com/forum/index.php?threads/zwei-the-ilvard-insurrection-announced-for-e3.29273/

    Towards the end of the post, I’m hoping he was teasing a possible localized release of the first game when he said “Zwei 2 was very much intended to be a standalone experience, and playing
    it may even make Zwei 1 more enjoyable somewhere down the line (like
    playing a later Ys game before playing Ys I & II).”