Kobojo Reveals Art Collaboration for Highly-Anticipated Premium JRPG Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey
TOKYO and PARIS – Sept. 18, 2015 – Kobojo today revealed new information about the team behind the art for Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey, as well as an all new website as the company prepares for the game’s upcoming release. Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey is currently on display at Tokyo Game Show 2015, taking place at Makuhari Messe from Sept. 17 – 20, 2015.
Today, Kobojo revealed that CyDesignation, Inc., the Japanese game design and production company led by renowned artist Hideo Minaba, is doing the art direction for Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey. The CyDesignation team joins other esteemed Japanese developers who have contributed to Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey, including Kazushige Nojima (writer, Final Fantasy VII) as scenario writer and Hitoshi Sakimoto (composer, Final Fantasy Tactics) as composer.
Kobojo also revealed a new official web site for Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey, that includes an all-new trailer, deep game details and story information for the Japanese-style role-playing game (RPG). Every week on the website, Kobojo will release a video for new Zodiac characters, starting with Kadyn, a warrior of the winged fawlkon race.
In the booth at Tokyo Game Show 2015 (at Hall 6), there are iOS versions of playable demo, and visitors can get an original clear file folder for playing the game or an IC card sticker if they take photo with the statue of “Flyon” in the booth.
Here is the new Tokyo Game Show 2015 trailer:
Kobojo develops engaging, online RPG titles that are designed for touch devices. The company is passionate about developing high-quality multiplayer game mechanics and is known for its extraordinary hand-drawn 2D graphics. It has created and is currently managing the highly successful mobile RPGMutants: Genetic Gladiators. Kobojo is a private company, founded in 2008, with headquarters in Paris, France and a new development studio in Dundee, Scotland.
Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey will be available as a premium app for iOS in the US and Europe next month, with a release in Japan and on Sony platforms planned for early 2016.
Source: Press Release