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Lost Dimension is out now!

 

Hi everyone. I've got some great news for you, as the awesome tactical JRPG, Lost Dimension, is out now! The game is priced at just $24.99, but if you buy Lost Dimension before November 6th you'll receive a stunning 40% launch discount, reducing the price to just $14.99.  So, why not head to the Lost Dimension Steam Store Page to take advantage of this great deal and start playing this brilliant JRPG on PC today? :)

If you're still on the fence then why not look through some of Al's character blogs and discussions of the games mechanics to whet your appetite?

At this point, I'd like to give a massive thank you both to the dev team and our hard-working beta testers for helping us to give this fantastic JRPG the release it deserves.

Developed by Lancarse, creators of a number of highly-acclaimed JRPGs and published by FURYU Corporation in Japan, Atlus in North America and Nippon Ichi in Europe on PlayStation 3 and Vita in 2014-15, this one truly is a corker!

Some of you may already know that the team behind Lost Dimension have an incredibly impressive pedigree.  The game's intriguing storyline was written by Jun Kumagai, the Tower level designs were headed up by Takeshi Oga, while the character designs were provided by Yuu Yamashita and Makoto Tsuchibayashi.

In Japan, both the PS3 and PS Vita versions of Lost Dimension received highly-coveted Gold Awards from a very well-renowned gaming magazine company.  All four reviewers from the publication gave the PlayStation 3 version of Lost Dimension a score of 8, for a total of 32/40, while the PlayStation Vita version received scores of 8, 8, 8 and 9, for a total of 33/40. 

Lost Dimension was also hugely well received in the West, receiving some fantastic reviews:

Digitally Downloaded Lost Dimension is an incredible title, with a constant sense of escalation and drama.” 4.5 Stars out of 5

PSU.com Lost Dimension is a unique title that tries to bring some originality to RPGs, as well as a new form of replayability. The core concept is fantastic and makes the story thought provoking.” 8.5/10

NZGamer "Gripping character work complements deep combat." 8.4/10

Destructoid “It's a genuinely satisfying and memorable tactical RPG that I won't soon forget.” 8/10

Taking place in the near-future with the world in ruin, a terrorist mastermind known only as ‘The End’ threatens humanity with nuclear Armageddon.  A special task force of eleven young psychics each with incredible superhuman abilities and a mysterious past, are the only ones who can stop him.  Together, they must climb The End's formidable Tower one floor at a time and bring him to justice.  Their psychic powers will be put to the test against the sinister occupants of each floor as they race against the clock – and the traitors hidden within their ranks – to save the planet!

As team leader, Sho Kasugai, you'll need to master a deep-but-intuitve combat system, build relationships with your squad and use logic to discern the traitor on each floor to progress.  Only Sho has the skills necessary to weed out the traitors and defeat The End.

Key game features:

  • Deep turn-based tactical RPG combat system.  Defer turns, assist your allies and combine your team's incredible psychic powers to gain victory!
  • Find the traitors!  Use your psychic powers to rifle through your teammates' minds and uncover their secrets.  But beware, the list of traitors is different every time you play!
  • Unlock and level up a huge variety of skills.  Create the ultimate tank or support builds for your characters and swap out eliminated members' Materia to unlock new high-powered Gifts.
  • Uncover the truth!  Multiple endings to discover.  Who is 'The End'?  What are his real motives?  Only by gaining the trust of all your team members can you find out!

With Lost Dimension, FURYU Corporation have created an incredible JRPG that manages to feel unique, yet strangely reminiscent of some of my favourite Japanese games. :)

The PC version supports multiple screen resolutions, mouse/keyboard and controller support, Steam Achievements and cloud saving.  It will also feature the original high quality localisation from Atlus, plus we have implemented higher resolution artwork in a number of areas in-game.

That’s all for now. I’ll be back soon with more news from Ghostlight, but until then why not follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

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Lost Dimension is Coming Soon!

Hi everyone. While it seems like it's been a long time coming, we have finally been able to announce a release date for Lost Dimension, which will be released on 30th October, priced at $24.99 with a 40% launch discount.

Earlier this year Al was kind enough to write lots of blog articles talking about Lost Dimension's mechanics, characters and the things he particularly enjoyed about it. Since Al has, at the time of writing, completed Lost Dimension roughly 15 billion times, he's something of an expert :), so these are well worth reading (Don't hit Google now, I'll link to them later in this post. :)

Before I link to all these articles, though, I thought I'd give you a quick reminder of just what Lost Dimension is all about.

Lost Dimension is a strategy role-playing game featuring fast-paced combat, modern weaponry and a colourful collection of moody teenage characters, each with their unique powers (and personal issues!) You'll need to befriend each of your teammates and lead them up a mysterious tower topped by a maniacal terrorist bent on the destruction of the world. You can buy a variety of modern weapons plus unlock and combine various powerful psychic gifts. But the greatest part is this:  to reach each floor you must eliminate a traitor in your midst in the Judgment room. Hopefully you'll pick the right one! With the traitors being different every time, your detective work provides a compelling hook to compliment Lost Dimension's punchy, fluid and strategic combat. 

And now let us move on to Al's Blogs on Lost Dimension:

First of all, for a general overview of Lost Dimension, check out My 5 favourite things about Lost Dimension and The 5 best things about Lost Dimension.

If you want to get a close look at some of the most innovative, important mechanics in Lost Dimension, I'd suggest checking out Lost Dimension – Battle System Explained and Lost Dimension: The Vision System Explained, which shows you just how you track down those who betray you.

Finally, Al also looked at, without spoilers, the strengths and weaknesses of all the characters you control in Lost Dimension, which can be found in the following series of blogs:

Sho (The protagonist)

Himeno & Toya

Mana & Nagi

Sojiro & Zenji

Marco & Yoko

Agito & George

I hope you'll find all of those as interesting as I did! If you're eagerly waiting for Lost Dimension, be sure to add it to your Steam wishlist, so you can be notified upon release and won't miss out on the brilliant 40% launch discount on both the game and its DLC.

That’s all for now. I’ll be back soon with more news, but until then why not follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

(Blog written by Ghostlight Ltd.)

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Lost Dimension DLC details confirmed

Hi everyone.

Following on from our recent blog in which we announced the very exciting news that Lost Dimension will finally be released on 30th October priced at $24.99 with a fabulous 40% launch discount, I thought I'd share with you the final details of the Lost Dimension DLC and how it will work.

Before we get into a detailed look at each pack, I wanted to let you know the happy news that not only will all the DLC be available at launch, but that there will also be a 40% launch discount for the DLC as well, and that's on top of what are already significant savings from the original console prices.

Now that's been established, here are the details on the DLC packs:

Steam Bundle Pack Title

DLC Item Title

Description

All Costumes Bundle $5.99

Special Costume “Rising Star”

A special costume for the Mana character.

(price of all DLC items on console =$10.89)

Special Costume “Lovable Ursine”

A special costume for the Sojiro character.

 

Special Costume “Bad Boy”

A special costume for the Zenji character.

 

Special Costume “Dapper Socialite”

A special costume for the Toya character.

 

Special Costume “Shining Idol”

A special costume for the Yoko character.

 

Special Costume “Risque Oiran”

A special costume for the Nagi character.

 

Special Costume “Kitty Costume”

A special costume for the Marco character.

 

Special Costume “Dream Fighter”

A special costume for the Mana character.

 

Special Costume “Fallen Samurai”

A special costume for the George character.

 

Special Costume “Sweet Teacher”

A special costume for the Himeno character.

 

Special Costume “Freshman Prince”

A special costume for the Agito character.

Additional Map/Quest Bundle $4.99

Additional Map “The beginning of the end”

An additional Map +5 missions. Moderate difficulty.

(price of all DLC items on console =$7.95)

Additional Quest “The emissary from the netherworld”

5 additional missions. Moderate difficulty.

 

Additional Quest “Price of blood”

5 additional missions. Hard difficulty.

 

Additional Quest “Runaway Cause and Effect”

5 additional missions. Expert difficulty.

 

Additional Quest “Prelude to the destruction”

5 additional missions. Expert difficulty.

Extra EXP Bundle $0.99

Extra EXP

Earn additional EXP points in the next battle.

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.97)

Extra EXP x3

Earn additional EXP points in the next battle (3 time use.)

 

Extra EXP x5

Earn additional EXP points in the next battle (5 time use.)

Extra EN Bundle $0.99

Extra EN

Earn additional EN (money) in the next battle.

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.97)

Extra EN x3

Earn additional EN (money) in the next battle (3 time use.)

 

Extra EN x5

Earn additional EN (money) in the next battle (5 time use.)

Extra Gift-EXP Bundle $0.99

Extra Gift-EXP

Earn extra Gift-EXP points in the next battle.

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.97)

Extra Gift-EXP x3

Earn extra Gift-EXP points in the next battle (3 time use.)

 

 

Extra Gift-EXP x5

Earn extra Gift-EXP points in the next battle (5 time use.)

Mind Limiter Bundle $0.99

Mind Limiter

Suppresses SAN from rising in the next battle.

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.47)

Mind Limiter x3

Suppresses SAN from rising in the next battle (3 time use.)

 

 

Mind Limiter x5

Suppresses SAN from rising in the next battle (5 time use.)

Boost Bonus Set $0.99

(price of all DLC items on console =$1.49)

Boost Bonus Set

This set contains the following items: Extra EXP x1, Extra EN x1, Extra Gift-EXP x1 and Mind Limiter x1.

Icon of Trust Bundle $0.99

Icon of Trust

Raises everyone’s trust towards Sho.

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.97)

Icon of Trust x2

Raises everyone’s trust towards Sho (2 time use.)

 

Icon of Trust x4

Raises everyone’s trust towards Sho (4 time use.)

VP Bundle $0.99

VP +1

Vision Point +1

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.97)

VP +2

Vision Point +2.

 

VP +4

Vision Point +4.

Tranquilizer Bundle $0.99

 

Tranquilizer Set A

This set contains the following items: Mind Capsule x2, Mind Capsule+ x 1.

(price of all DLC items on console =$1.48)

Tranquilizer Set B

This set contains the following items: Mind Capsule x4, Mind Capsule+ x2 and Mind Capsule++ x1.

Medical Set B $0.99 

(price of all DLC items on console =$0.99)

Medical Set B

This set contains the following items: Health Capsule x3, Health Capsule+ x2, Anti-Poison x2 and Life Pack.

GIFT-EXP Bundle $0.99

GIFT-EXP +1

All the allies receive 1 Gift-EXP point.

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.97)

GIFT-EXP +2

All the allies receive 2 Gift-EXP points.

 

GIFT-EXP +4

All the allies receive 4 Gift-EXP points.

Level All Bundle $1.99

Level All +1

Raise everyone’s level by 1.

(price of all DLC items on console =$3.98)

Level All +3

Raise everyone’s level by 3.

Forced Vote Bundle $0.99

Forced Vote

Extra right to vote in Judgement Room.

(price of all DLC items on console =$2.97)

Forced Vote x2

Extra right to vote in Judgement Room x2.

 

Forced Vote x4

Extra right to vote in Judgement Room x4.

Free DLC Bundle

Special Costume “White Regalia”

A special costume for the Sho character.

 

VP +1

Free Gift: Vision point +1.

 

Medical Set A

Free Gift: This set contains Health Capsule, Mind Capsule and Life Pack.  

 

I hope you'll all agree that those are some fantastic savings, particularly if you take advantage of the 40% launch discount. So, why not add Lost Dimension to your wishlist on Steam, so that you're notified when the game is released and don't miss on those savings? ;D

In other news the fiendishly brilliant Devil Survivor Overclocked has had its price slashed from £24.99 to £8.99 on the Nintendo 3DS eShop as part of the Halloween sale. While I may be a bit biased this is a brilliant price for such an amazing game, and if you haven't picked this up on 3DS then you really don't want to miss out.

That’s all for now. I’ll be back soon with more news, but until then why not follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages, our Youtube Channel and our  Google + account, where we’ll be posting all the latest news from Ghostlight You can also follow me on Twitter for a more personal take on all things Ghostlight.

(Blog written by Ghostlight Ltd.)

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