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Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey

Developer: Gust Co. Ltd.

Publisher: Koei Tecmo

Platform: Playstation 4, Playstation Vita, and PC

ESRB Rating: T

Release Date: March 7, 2017

MRSP: $59.99

A review copy was provided by KT America

This game was ran on an i5 6600k with 16gb of ram and a Nvidia GTX GeForce 970

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The second installment of the Mysterious arc in GUST’s annual series is by far one of their most ambitious takes on the franchise. “Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey” sets out to validate itself as a game that needs to be played by anyone who enjoys RPGs with a cute anime aesthetic. With a more in depth alchemy system and intriguing battle system, Atelier Firis seems to be a step forward in many directions whilst taking a step back in other areas.

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Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Book

Developer: Gust

Publisher: Koei Temco

Platform: PC

Computer specifications:

i5 6600k

16GB of RAM

Nvidia GTX 970

ESRB Rating: T

MRSP: $29.99

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Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Book” follows the adventures of a young girl named Sophie who embarks on a journey to become a great alchemist. This is the first installment to the Mysterious series, with the second being “Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey.” As the beginning game in the Mysterious series, it introduces new mechanics such as a new and much simpler Alchemy system and a very drastically different battle system from previous Atelier series.

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