This game is a third-person action adventure game in which two sisters, Chante and Elise, are out to find a witch whose curse turned Chante into a fairy. It plays like a typical hack-and-slash game, similarly to well-known games such as those in the Ys series, except that you "level up" by upgrading your equipment as you progress through the game.
|7||Developer EasyGameStation and the new localization outfit Carpe Fulgur brought us Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale earlier last year, which received rave reviews across the board, including a 9/10 and an Editor's Choice from us. Recettear melded item shop antics with overhead-style dungeon crawling, but Chantelise: A Tale of Two Sisters, Carpe Fulgur's second released title, is a throwback to hack-and-slash adventures like Ys and Secret of Mana. It also predates Recettear by a year in its original Japanese release. With Recettear's surprising success, the looming question is if Carpe Fulgur's second release can attain that same success. |
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