- Also Known As
- The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 14th Mar 2023, $39.99
- 17th Mar 2023, £34.99
- Controller Support
- Official Site
The second and final game in the 'Crossbell' saga, Trails to Azure executes on everything that Trails from Zero meticulously built up. It immediately goes without saying that you simply must play Zero before jumping into this direct sequel — but don't let the daunting prospect of playing two 60-hour RPGs put you off. When viewed as two...
A guide to Falcom's huge RPG series
Over the last few years, the Trails series has started to find some footing in the West, largely thanks to the localisation of the Trails of Cold Steel saga on PS4. And now that publisher NIS America is committed to bringing the franchise overseas, we finally have enough Trails games to warrant a guide like this...
Be a hero
Over recent years, Falcom's long-running Trails series has gained a lot of traction here in the West. We're still a few games behind at the time of writing this article, but publisher NIS America has hit a steady stride in releasing title after title. And thankfully, we're now at a point where there are enough Trails games on modern...
Falcom, the Japanese company behind the Trails and Ys games, has published its latest financial report — and it makes for positive reading if you're a Western fan. The report (as spotted by @AvengerMags and verified by Noisy Pixel) shows that the developer is in good health, and that its financial position has been bolste
The second game in Falcom's 'Crossbell' duology has finally been officially released in the West, and existing fans will know how much of a big deal that is. Trails to Azure is the explosive sequel to Trails from Zero, and these two titles feed directly into the Trails of Cold Steel series. What a time to be alive! If you're a fan of...
Sending out an SSS
Trails to Azure is out today, and we couldn't be more excited. The eagerly anticipated follow-up to epic JRPG Trails from Zero, Azure concludes the Crossbell arc of the larger Trails of Heroes story, an incredibly intricate tale of political machinations, JRPG battles and boarding school hijinks. For those of you already on the...
Special support section
It's taken a long, long time, but Trails to Azure is officially available outside of Japan. The excellent RPG was originally a PSP title, but its PS4 re-release is out today (in North America, at least — Europe has to wait until the 17th March). Anyway, you may not know this, but Trails to Azure was fully translated by...
The SSS returns
Trails to Azure, the direct sequel to Trails from Zero, will release in the West for the first time ever next year. The Japanese RPG, which many fans claim is one of the best entries in Falcom's long-standing series, launches on the 14th March in North America, and the 17th March in Europe. Again, Azure follows on from the events of...
The legend grows
Falcom has announced that its Legend of Heroes: Trails franchise has now topped 7 million sales. The RPG series has been around for close to two decades, and it's always been somewhat popular in its homeland of Japan — but in recent years, the property has also started to catch on here in the West. 7 million is a respectable...
Holding out for Heroes
With Japanese RPG series The Legend of Heroes more popular than ever before here in the West, we wanted to get in touch with developer Falcom to find out more about the franchise and its future. Luckily, we landed an interview with Falcom president Toshihiro Kondo himself, and he was happy to answer some of our most prominent...
That's a lotta games
If you didn't already know, Falcom's long running The Legend of Heroes franchise includes a lot of games — and all of them contribute to a huge overall story. The property's popularity has increased significantly over the last several years here in the West, with the Trails of Cold Steel series introducing loads of new players...
Sequel could arrive just months after Zero
Okay, first things first, Trails to Azure is the sequel to Trails from Zero, which is actually yet to release here in the West (it's locked in for September 2022). But that hasn't stopped publisher NIS America from kickstarting Azure's marketing campaign. It's been given a character trailer — embedded...
Following the events of Trails from Zero, the Special Support Section find themselves with new members and new duties. However, rising tensions in Crossbell along with pressure from two neighboring political powers threaten both the safety of their home, as well as the integrity of their team.