Secret of Mana creator developing new 3DS RPG
During their Treehouse Live presentation Nintendo debuted their most recent IP: Ever Oasis, an Adventure RPG developed by Grezzo (The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D). Helming the project is Koichi Ishii, creator of Secret of Mana and the Moogle/Chocobo creatures from Final Fantasy.
As the name implies, the game centers around an oasis where the player avatar, a chosen Seedling, aims to build a prosperous settlement while searching for their lost brother. Accompanying the protagonist is Isuna, a water spirit who aides in your battles against the evil force known as Chaos. Inspired by Egyptian mythology, Ever Oasis is a colorful game with a "chibi" artstyle, lending to unique characters like the owl-based Noots.
Being the base of operations, the oasis will offer missions and services from the ever-increasing population, while the vast surrounding desert will be host to foraging, puzzles, and dangerous creatures possessed by Chaos. Battles take place in real-time, with parties of up to three comprised of your new friends back at the oasis.
The release date for Ever Oasis is unknown, but in addition to the featured trailer, the game's Treehouse Live showing (accompanied by Ishii himself) can be found here.
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