Relatively late in the life of the Nintendo DS, Atlus released a fascinating RPG called Radiant Historia which was quite well received. Borrowing heavily from Chrono Trigger, Radiant Historia similarly revolved around time travel, with the main draw being that you could travel along the timeline and cause different effects which resulted in multiple separate endings. Unfortunately, due to its release being close to the start of the 3DS' life, the game was largely passed over and didn't get the attention it may have deserved.
It seems that Atlus hasn't forgotten about Radiant Historia, however, as a mysterious new teaser site has recently popped up which seems to indicate there'll be another one coming soon. For one thing, the URL outright contains the words "Radiant Historia", and the page contains this message:
In the near future, a history once told will unfold again. And an unknown path will come to be known.
The ambiguous message could be pointing to a sequel to the DS classic or perhaps some sort of enhanced rerelease. No other information is present—such as what platforms it'll be coming to—but a note below the message mentions that more will be revealed in the edition of Famitsu that comes out on 23rd March.
What do you think? What does Atlus have planned? What did you think of Radiant Historia? Drop us a comment in the section below.
Hmm... I wasn't a huge fan, but maybe a new entry could fix some of the problems I had with the original. At the end of the day, more RPGs are always welcome in my books.
Pretty excited for this!
Really liked the original, despite it being pretty difficult. Hopefully this sequel will still have its charm and uniqueness
Good news for the fans. The game wasn't really something I had fun playing, personally. I found it kinda boring, but I liked the theme.
wow classic games i never played before o_o
When i was still a student i choose tv console over portable
But at the end of the day ....... at this era
Nintendo still get my money $_$
I didn't ever finish the original as I got distracted by other things but I did really enjoy what I played of it.
I'd be very keen to see it on the Switch, whether that be a remake or a sequel.
@Frosty_09 I never played this one when it was out and now it's impossible to find, but I'd be interested in whatever this teaser's referring to. Everything a saw about the initial game looked great!
The playthrough felt very satisfiying. The Battle System had some nice features, Soundtrack catchy and the story was good. I hope for a Sequel.
Radiant Historia was a phenomenal game. I was convinced fans were never going to see this game again. My interest is piqued. I guess we've no choice but to wait a few days for some details. This may be blind optimism, but I hope to see some kind of iteration on the Switch. I want my JRPGs, Nintendo!
I don't want to get too excited. What I'm inferring here is that it will be an enhanced port and not a sequel. I'd welcome anything with open arms, Radiant Historia is one of the best DS games I've played.
@Frosty_09 I'm pretty sure you can beat RH without grinding at all if you know what you're doing. I recall people trying to beat it that way and succeeding, anyway.
I love this game. Atlas rarely let's me down. 😁
Hopefully not a rerelease
Sounds like a re-release with extra ending(s) to me. Upgrade the graphics and soundtrack, add in some extra's and I'm game.
Remake.......good. sequel.......even better. In 3d for 3DS.........AWESOME!
I have a good feeling that it's just going to be a remaster for the Nintendo 3DS akin to Etriyan Odessyy. Atlus are way too busy developing Shin Megami Tensei and Persona to make an outright sequel.
Love Radiant Historia, I consider it the best game on the DS. A sequel would be amazing. Or if it happens to be a remake hopefully it sells well enough for a sequel to follow...
YES GIVE PLEASE NOW!!!!!
Never heard of it... google time!
Come to switch ! We need some more rpgs!
Also, the fact it wasn't released in Europe couldn't help, but you didn't bother mentioning that.
I actually bought two copies of it. One for playing, the other for safekeeping. Such a nice gem.
Today brings 2 great maybes into the Switch. Don't know how I feel about that. This was a great game, and I'd love to see a sequel, but I have a feeling it will only be a port. Then there is the Seiken Densetsu Collection for Japan. No word if it will ever come to the states, as one of my favorite games. Seiken Densetsu 3 has never made it to the states.
It almost literally says remake. Pass.
@Frosty_09 Oh... Well, that's kinda disappointing. Not only is it just a remake, but it's not even for Switch. I mean, it's still exciting, but...
I haven't experienced much of it yet, but what I have did seem quite interesting. One of the many worthwhile RPGs in my gargantuan backlog.
@Frosty_09 I love it when I'm right. Honestly, I don't think it will. 3DS owners are still willing to wait it out for Fire Emblem: Shadows of Valentia. Plus, today's Atlus (Sega Dream Corporation) is no longer the niche developer and publisher that created the original Radiant Historia, so the added Atlus brand awareness will bring this game back to relevancy.
Sigh. If only the 3ds had tv output. I'll get this however.
@SwitchVogel I went and followed the link and (as I later discovered that @Frosty_09 mentioned), it turns out it's a "full remake including a new scenario". Kind of what I was expecting. Not entirely what I was hoping for. But I'll buy it either way, as well as any guide books and/or soundtracks that may get released along with it. Just like I already did for the original.
Please be true and for a Nintendo system! This just might have been my favorite ds game.
Perhaps they are looking for a series to take the place of Etrian Odyssey in the development cycle. I suspect that the series is on indefinite hiatus due to the death of duel screens.
EDIT: If it is indeed for the 3DS I retract the above supposition but I still wonder at the fate of EO in the future and also at the wisdom of continued support of the 3DS despite favoring it over an early Switch purchase.
I'll still pick it up day one. Atlus makes the best RPGs out there so even if it was just a remake, it's going to be a great remake.
3DS version would be fine with me. I never played the original, but hundreds of hours playing Etrian Odyssey and SMT games taught me that Atlus games and 3DS are a match made in heaven. Even though I'd love to see Atlus games for Switch, this will do just fine.
Sounds like a remake or port for the switch
Well guys it's just been announced that its a remake for 3ds.. Nintendo Life asusal late to the party with news
@EternalDragonX @Mainsaile @Frosty_09 It's a 3DS remake with an added scenario: http://www.siliconera.com/2017/03/21/radiant-historia-perfect-chronology-announced-nintendo-3ds/
Don't care if it's a remake or not, buying the heck out of it. That is, if it's confirmed for Western shores...
...It better be.
Only played a bit of this but it was really good. Great battle system and the time travelling was handled very well.
@CrazedCavalier sweetness. I prefered this because i never had a 3ds.
@CrazedCavalier dammit i mis understood and took it as a switch remake. Lemme correct my initial statement......nooooooooooooo!!!!
hope it comes to Europe this time.
Let's hope it comes west, I never managed to snag a copy of the original and Atlus's RPG don't dissappoint.
Now I'm gladiadores I updated my 3DS, since it doesn't seems to go out of services anytime soon!
WAs able to find a copy of this for around 10 euro a few years ago. Some of the best 10 euro I've ever spend on a game so if Atlus going to be making a sequel then I will defiantly be buying it.
Day one!!! Bring it on =)
Would be interesting if they did this for both switch and 3DS, i always wanted to play the original on DS almost bought it several times since i love chrono trigger and was said to have a chrono trigger feel to it with time being involved.
Remake or not, day-one buy for me. Such awesome news I can barely contain my enthusiasm!
I have never even heard of this, but looking at it, it seems worth it to check out
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