CALABASAS, Calif. — April 12, 2022 — Global publisher 505 Games in collaboration with Rabbit & Bear Studios, headed by Yoshitaka Murayama, a creator of Suikoden, and NatsumeAtari today unveil the release date for Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, the fast-paced 2.5D action RPG with town-upgrading elements serving as a companion game to the upcoming Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. Rising’s pre-war tales begin May 11th, 2022 on PlayStation 4|5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam, Epic and GOG.
After a massive earthquake revealed Runebarrows deep below a town on the remote frontier of the Allraan known as New Nevaeh, fortune-seeking adventurers and merchants from across the world arrive. Among those hoping to find treasure, three star-crossed heroes come together. CJ, the Venerable Scavenger, and Garoo, the Beastman Mercenary, hope to mine the Rune Lens, a source of magic hidden underground. Isha, the Young Deputy Mayor wants to rebuild her town.
Delve into the ruins and master Rising’s satisfying combat. Dash in quick and strike with CJ’s climbing axes, sling sorcery from afar as Isha, and punish foes with Garoo’s gigantic sword. Topple imaginative bosses by swapping between each character and unleashing devastating Link Attacks combining each hero’s specialty, all while platforming through gorgeous 2.5D environments.
Scavenge dungeons and earn materials to reconstruct New Neveah to its former glory and reap benefits applying to Hundred Heroes when it releases in 2023. Cross content includes special cosmetic items, valuable equipment, and trade goods. Make a personal mark on the world of Eiyuden Chronicle by naming certain weapons and delicacies in Rising that will carry over to Hundred Heroes next year.. Players of Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising will also be treated to a little bonus content when they play Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes.
Within the Runebarrows hides a deep-rooted conspiracy with shocking ramifications for the Eiyuden Chronicle universe. Prepare for Hundred Heroes’ intricate plot and globe-spanning adventure by playing through the inciting events in Rising.
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising launches on PlayStation 4|5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam, GOG, and Epic Games Store for $14.99/€14.99/ £12.99. The title will also be available day one via Xbox and PC Game Pass. For more information, visit the official website at https://eiyudenchronicle.com/. Or head to our social channels on Discord, Instagram Twitter Facebook and YouTube.
About 505 Games
505 Games, a Digital Bros’ subsidiary, is a global publisher focused on offering a broad selection of video games for players of all ages and skill levels. The company publishes and distributes premium and free-to-play games on console and PC platforms as well as mobile devices. Publishing highlights include DEATH STRANDING (PC), Control, Assetto Corsa Competizione, Ghostrunner, Gems of War, Journey to the Savage Planet, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.505 Games has offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, China and Japan. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit 505games.com.
About Rabbit & Bear Studios
Rabbit & Bear is a game development studio located in Tokyo Japan by legendary game-makers Yoshitaka Murayama and Junko Kawano, Junichi Murakami, and Osamu Komuta. Founded in 2020, the company specializes in the creation of Original IP in the animated/fantasy RPG genre. Its founding members are primarily associated with the wildly successful Suikoden franchise. Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is the first of many titles expected from the studio. For more information on Rabbit & Bear please visit rabbitandbearstudios.com
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