Midgar Studio has made a new addition to their team for their ambitious JRPG Edge of Eternity. It has been announced through the Edge of Eternity website that Yatsunori Mitsuda will be working as a guest composer on the game.
Mitsuda is one of the most famous and well-respected video game composers in Japan. He has previously provided the acclaimed scores for Chrono Trigger, Xenogears, Chrono Cross, Xenosaga, Soul Sacrifice, and Kid Icarus: Uprising, among others. His experience meshes well with Midgar Studio’s desire to “renew the JRPG genre” for the 2015 gaming community.
Edge of Eternity is a JRPG set in space and featuring turn-based combat. An alien civilization has invaded the world of Heryon, a world designed to combine elements of futuristic technology and medieval style. These aliens have the intention of wiping out Heryon with the help of a virus that turns people and animals into metallic monsters. Protagonist Daryon, forced into a vagabond lifestyle after his people are hit by the virus, must throw himself into a crusade to save the world while also discovering the secrets behind his own origin.
Midgar Studio is launching a new Kickstarter campaign for Edge of Eternity on February 15 where one of the goals will be Yatsunori Mitsuda’s participation. Mitsuda himself has promised to “contribute to a beautiful music” for the players to enjoy while experiencing Edge of Eternity.
Edge of Eternity has already been approved by the Steam Greenlight community. Depending on how much money is raised in the upcoming Kickstarter campaign, the JRPG will be coming to PC, Mac, Linux, PS4, and Xbox One. A demo of the game will be available upon the start of the Edge of Eternity Kickstarter, allowing potential supporters to gain a sense of where the game is heading and also offer feedback and suggestions to the developers.