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App description: A console quality Tales Game in your hands!

The classic Tales RPG series comes to phones and tablets in an all new epic JRPG. Experience epic 3-D action with an all-new Linear Motion Battle system, using simple controls optimized for mobile devices. Unleash deadly Mirrage Artes for powerful attacks with simple taps and swipes.

In Tales of the Rays, Ix and Mileena are descended from a bloodline of Mirrists. Join them on an epic quest to revive their world, as they meet and learn from past Tales heroes. Explore dungeons full of treasures and deadly monsters across sprawling world maps. Meet characters from your favorite Tales games throughout the world and in limited time events, and enjoy fully animated cut-scenes with the classic soundtrack and music!

Features:

Explore expansive dungeons and worlds!
Get the full RPG experience by exploring world maps, trekking through dungeons full of treasure and defeating monstrous enemies!

A classic Tales experience for mobile devices!
Play a true Tales RPG with familiar features such as the Linear Motion Battle System and stories told through animations! Travel with the heroes Ix and Mileena on their journey to save their world!

Epic 3-D Action and Intuitive Controls!
The 3-D battles of the Tales series now make it onto mobile! Enjoy exhilarating battles with simple controls optimized for mobile devices!

Listen to music from past Tales games!
Hear the battle and field tunes from the series to enjoy the nostalgic world of Tales!

Staff
Story:
Takumi Miyajima

Character Design:
Hidenori Matsubara

Cast:
Natsuki Hanae, Haruka Terui, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Hiroaki Miura, Shino Shimoji, Eiji Hanawa, etc.

Music:
Motoi Sakuraba, Go Shiina etc.

Opening Animation:
WIT STUDIO

Theme Song:
[Alexandros]


Official Site:
http://torays-en.tales-ch.jp/

Official Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/talesoftheraysWW/

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. Website:
http://bandainamcoent.co.jp/english/

By downloading or installing this app, you agree to the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Terms of Service.

Terms of Service:
http://legal.bandainamcoent.co.jp/terms
Privacy Policy:
http://legal.bandainamcoent.co.jp/privacy

Note:
This game contains some items available for in-app purchase that can enhance gameplay and speed up your progress. In-app purchases can be disabled in your device settings, see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4213 for more details.

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Boardumb's comments:


07-26-2017, 01:00 PM
#2
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,882
hypeeee! played this a lot the japanese version happy to download this again and play again. now bring tales of symphonia to mobile

im a rpg loving kind of guy

07-26-2017, 01:01 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 327
Looks great! Super pumped for this as I love console, Tales rpgs. Will leave impressions after I've put some time into and someone else hasn't already.
07-26-2017, 02:48 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 1,240
Stangely quiet in this thread. Curious to know the F2P model. Would have paid for a Layton type model for a premium game but what can you do.
07-26-2017, 03:51 PM
#5
Joined: Jul 2013
Location: Europe, CET
Posts: 3,486
Downloaded, but didn't play yet. Will be back with a first impression tomorrow maybe.
07-26-2017, 04:14 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,882
it's a free to play japanese social rpg. energy meter, gatcha summons, etc. not gonna make you feel like you're playing a full console ps4 tales rpg but it's still pretty good for what it is. also a battery drainer 60% to 30% from just doing 3 levels

im a rpg loving kind of guy
07-26-2017, 04:25 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2015
Posts: 1,240
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hambo12 View Post
it's a free to play japanese social rpg. energy meter, gatcha summons, etc. not gonna make you feel like you're playing a full console ps4 tales rpg but it's still pretty good for what it is. also a battery drainer 60% to 30% from just doing 3 levels
Hmm...I can live sometimes with energy meters, but if gotcha summons are required to progress, dont like an endless pit of IAPs to do that.

Ill give it a whirl. Hope games like Layton do well enough for devs like NAMCO to reconsider premium games. Id easily pay $20 for a Tales game on iOS. Maybe more.
07-26-2017, 04:45 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: on the internet
Posts: 1,882
Quote:
Originally Posted by anthony78 View Post
Hmm...I can live sometimes with energy meters, but if gotcha summons are required to progress, dont like an endless pit of IAPs to do that.

Ill give it a whirl. Hope games like Layton do well enough for devs like NAMCO to reconsider premium games. Id easily pay $20 for a Tales game on iOS. Maybe more.
you do get a lot of currency just from playing and daily logins. and yes hopefully though not much publicity on it aside from a couple reviews from different sites which some are pretty negative. should've launched on DS first sadly

im a rpg loving kind of guy
07-26-2017, 06:15 PM
#9
Joined: May 2014
Posts: 234
Is there a paywall? how's the iap?
07-26-2017, 09:15 PM
#10
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 327
Everything Hambo has said so far. So I've played a bit now and yeah, there is a friend system, use them in your party for benefits like xp, dmg, etc. Gatcha system is per usual in social games, use gems to summon better gear etc etc. Like Hambo said they are decently generous with premium currency so far - The setting is you are on a ship, which is home base, and from there you explore diff. areas with "levels," which are nodes on a map. You don't have free open-world gameplay but in each level you run around and fight monsters/gather chests but the levels, at least for now, are very small and linear. Story is meh so far, but i'm not very far. Overall, I think it's worth a free download to check it out, but its def not gonna be everyone's cup-o-tea. It is different than what I was expecting and I, as well, would have preferred a premium tales game w a $20 price tag. Oh well, give it a shot! you have nothing to lose, but time I guess...

Last edited by maxbrickem; 07-26-2017 at 09:19 PM.