Astria Ascending: latest trailer reveals J-Ster mini-game

Developed by Artisan Studios, Astria Ascending is a RPG heavily inspired by classic JRPG. Therefore, it’s not all that surprising that it would include a mini-games, and especially one inspired by those JRPG!

Here’s the latest trailer for Astria Ascending, which showcases the J-Ster mini-game:

In a new trailer that dropped today, the team behind the upcoming JRPG Astria Ascending revealed ‘J-Ster’, inspired by classic JRPG in-universe board games. Use strategy and guile to steal your opponent’s tokens in a strategic hexagonal board game and grow your ever-expanding collectable army.

And here’s some more details for the game:

With hand-drawn backgrounds and animations, expansive customisation and rich turn-based combat, Astria Ascending draws players into a complex story of fate, fear and sacrifice. It is published by Dear Villagers (ScourgeBringer, Edge of Eternity) and developed by Artisan Studios in collaboration with legendary JRPG developers including Final Fantasy veterans Kazushige Nojima (narrative) and Hitoshi Sakimoto (composition).

Astria Ascending (Switch) comes out on September 30th in Europe and North America. No release date for Japan yet, but the game is slated for a 2021 release in that region.


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