New Soul Sacrifice art surfaces, with descriptions, and new details

Sony has posted new Soul Sacrifice art screens, which can be found above, and promised we’ll get a lot more updates soon. That means, Japan Studio is ready to release the game and grace our Vita consoles with it? We don’t know. But the art sure looks great!

 

Griffon

He was a noble. His lands were vast, and he lived in opulence, supported by heavy taxes exacted from those who lived in his dominion. One day, he was presented with an offering from the people – a golden statue of a figure combining beast, bird, and man. His heart was swept away by the figure, and he felt an unnatural adoration for it. The power of the unnatural love was such that it drove him to kill his wife for hiding the statue from him.

The years passed and eventually the people rose up in rebellion, unable to further shoulder the burden of the noble’s oppressive taxes. They swarmed around the noble’s castle and found him in his treasure vault. By the time they found him, however, he was no longer human. His love of gold had allowed the golden statue, which he loved without limit, to take over his body, transforming him into the statue’s likeness.

Now that you’ve gotten a glimpse into the background of how Griffon was spawned, let’s see what magic you have at your disposal to battle against him and other monsters. Plants, stones, and other materials obtained in the game are given up as offerings. Then the offering is consumed in exchange for the sorcery it enables. The more valuable the offering, the stronger the sorcery it unleashes.

 

Plant Sword

Plants such as “swordsman’s seedlings” and “swordmaster’s seedlings” can be given as an offering to harness this close combat magic. The seedlings grow sharp and hard, cutting enemies with their edges.

 

Giant’s Bones

“Giant’s bones” can be given as an offering to harness close combat magic. Your fist becomes hardened and massive, striking down all before you.

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Author: Christos Chatzisavvas View all posts by
Gaming lover, web developing graduate, founder and developer at Starblind Entertainment. Keep your eye out for news, reviews, previews and opinion articles, as well as game projects. Follow me on Twitter @CrashOkami.

One Comment on "New Soul Sacrifice art surfaces, with descriptions, and new details"

  1. nick August 16, 2012 at 4:21 am -

    they wont announce the release date for a while still, its not due out for another year!
    looks really cool though, exactly what the vita needs to really shoot off in japan especially!

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