During the middle of August, the official English version of Vestaria Saga was announced, together with a playable demo.
Around this time, we reached out to DANGEN Entertainment–the company responsible for localising the game–to see if they could answer some burning questions we had.
For those who haven’t been keeping up–and possibly quite confused–Vestaria Saga is an indie game that’s believed to be created by one of the founders of the Fire Emblem series. But that’s all we can say on the matter, since he wishes to distance himself away from any potential drama.
Although we–Serenes Forest–are primarily a Fire Emblem fan site, we also like to cover all the spin-off games and related games, which Vestaria falls under.
With that out of the way, onto the interview itself!
It’s been a long time coming, but we finally have new, concrete details about the official English version of the first Vestaria Saga game!
For the uninitiated, Vestaria Saga is an indie Strategy RPG developed by S_Kaga and Vestaria Project, created using SRPG Studio. Despite its humble appearances, it’s an incredibly well-crafted game, with devious puzzle-like gameplay and a rich story.
Originally, the game was released in September 2016 and, surprisingly, an English translation was teased in August 2017, nearly a year ago. Now we know that Dangen Entertainment is behind the English translation and it’ll be 2019 before it releases.
However to ease the wait slightly, a one-stage demo is planned to be released in the coming days. If you’re interested, check out the game’s Steam page, where you can download the demo once it becomes available.
Also, we’re currently looking to ask Dangen Entertainment some questions about the translation and acquisition of Vestaria Saga. If you have any burning questions you’d like to ask them, feel free to post in the comments!
It’s been just over a week since Vestaria Saga I was released. So far, a good number of fans have been enjoying the game, over on our forums, reddit, NeoGAF and other places.
For those of you brave enough to play the game despite the language barrier, but who are finding it difficult to decipher the menus, we made this for you!
Hint: You can click the images to enlarge them.
This is what you see upon booting up the game. The menus options are self-explanatory.
The “Reference” option loads up a manual of sorts, but right now, all the information within can be found in the game’s official site.
Yesterday, Vestaria Saga (Part 1) released two weeks earlier than planned.
In lieu of an English translation of the game, here’s a look at the characters (friend and foe) that you’ll encounter near the beginning of the game, translated from this page.
Also, if you’re interested in more information or want to discuss with other Vestaria players, why not check out our forums?
Note: All images belong to S_Kaga and Vestaria Project.