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A Review at CiGA x Famitsu Direct

Featuring latest information of Little Noah: Scion of Paradise, LOOP8, Rune Factory 3, and SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection.
By Xueyang
Nov. 21, 2022 updated 10:25

The CiGA x Famitsu Direct 2022 was held successfully on November 13 at WePlay 2022 Game Week, with famous Japanese companies Cygames, Marvelous, and Bandai Namco sharing information about their new games through livestream.

Here is a quick review of the main content of CiGA x Famitsu Direct 2022:

Cygames Little Noah: Scion of Paradise

Little Noah: Scion of Paradis
Little Noah: Scion of Paradis

After a brief game trailer, Hiroki Matsuura, Director of Little Noah: Scion of Paradise talked about the exciting gameplay that fans were expecting. In addition, he shared some original art along with a demonstration of the roguelike elements from the game.

Little Noah: Scion of Paradis Original Art
Little Noah: Scion of Paradis Original Art

Little Noah: Scion of Paradis Original Art
Little Noah: Scion of Paradis Original Art

Little Noah: Scion of Paradis Original Art
Little Noah: Scion of Paradis Original Art

Screenshot of Little Noah: Scion of ParadisScreenshot of Little Noah: Scion of Paradis

Marvelous - LOOP8, Rune Factory 3 Special

Producer Hideji Matsubara brought the latest information on the upcoming games LOOP8 scheduled on March 16, 2023, and Rune Factory 3 Special Edition scheduled on March 30, 2023.

LOOP8
LOOP8

According to Hideji Matsubara, LOOP8's unique AI system will be providing players with a complex yet real network between characters.

In addition, LOOP8 will have a Chinese theme song besides a Japanese one.

Rune Factory 3 Special Edition - Dream Collection
Rune Factory 3 Special Edition - Dream Collection

Furthermore, Hideji Matsubara revealed the limited edition of the upcoming Rune Factory 3. Compared to its predecessor, Rune Factory 3 will have a huge leap in graphics and two new difficulty levels to choose from ("Wedding" and "Hell").

Bandai Namco - SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection

Tadasuke Futami, Chief Producer of the SWORD ART ONLINE series and Eisuke Ueno, Producer of SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection together brought fans some new information about the highly anticipated SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection.

SWORD ART ONLINE Last RecollectionSWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection

SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection was the latest installment announced at the 10-year anniversary of the SWORD ART ONLINE anime special event. This time, the two attendees from Bandai Namco released some new information about the game's world context.

SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection World ContextSWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection World Context

SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection World ContextSWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection World Context

SWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection World ContextSWORD ART ONLINE Last Recollection World Context

In the following character-introducing section, the attendees spent some extra time on the new characters, Dorothy and Sarai.

Dorothy and SaraiDorothy and Sarai