Astria Ascending News
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania! Astria Ascending! Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop -...
FIFA 22! Darksiders 3! Hot Wheels Unleashed!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop - New Releases: Agatha Christie - Hercule...
Here's the launch trailer!
Launching today on Nintendo Switch is Astria Ascending, a JRPG developed by indie team Artisan Studios and a host of renowned Final Fantasy veterans. Said to be "an epic adventure with the charm and pedigree of a classic JRPG", Astria Ascending has players taking control of the Demigods, a crew of eight heroes charged...
Just a few weeks away
It's felt like a relatively long build-up, but with a release date of 30th September we're not far off from getting our hands on Astria Ascending. Developer Artisan Studios has some genre veterans and luminaries working on the game - this includes narrative by Kazushige Nojima (whose credits include Final Fantasy X and
Sonic, Dragon Ball, Wario and more!
Can you believe it, we're now in September! The year has rolled by so far with game releases such as Monster Hunter Rise, Mario Golf: Super Rush, and more recently No More Heroes III. What's on the menu for this month, you ask? There's Sonic the Hedgehog, Dragon Ball Z and even Wario is back with a crazy new...
"It’s been played often"
Throughout the Nintendo Life Video Game Music Festival we're speaking to a range of composers and musicians for a mixture of in-depth interviews and shorter, sharper (and perhaps a little goofier) Q&As where we ask just ten rapid-fire personal questions; we're calling these shorter features 'Quick Beats'. Today we're...
Meet The Fated Eight
Astria Ascending is certainly a JRPG that we're looking forward to tackling, with developer Artisan Studios including some industry and genre luminaries that will hopefully result in a terrific game. We spoke to some of these veteran game makers not so long ago to learn more about the project. Western publisher Dear Vi
"Maybe remote collaboration is the best way after all!"
Announced initially in Famitsu in March and unveiled for worldwide release shortly after, Astria Ascending is a JRPG in the classic mould that has a bevy of veterans from the genre — and the Final Fantasy series in particular — involved, including narrative by Kazushige Nojima (whose...
Update: global release confirmed
Update: We've now got more information direct from the publisher regarding the Switch release: An epic adventure with the charm and pedigree of a classic JRPG, Astria Ascending tells an expansive story of fate, sacrifice and new beginnings. The game was developed in partnership with publisher Dear Villagers and...