Tales of Arise

Tales of Arise

2021

System
PlayStation 5
Publisher
Bandai Namco
Developer
Namco Tales Studio

9.5

Game Rating

User Ratings: 4

Our Review: 9/10

Tales of Arise News

September2021

  • News Tales of Arise Is the Fastest Selling Tales Game Ever, Hits 1 Million Copies in Less Than a Week

    Arise!

    As we predicted in our weekend poll, Tales of Arise has been an immediate smash hit for Bandai Namco. The publisher has revealed that the role-playing title surpassed 1 million copies sold in just a few days, making it the fastest selling Tales game ever. It also pushes total sales for the series past 25 million units. "We are very proud and...

  • Guide Tales of Arise: All Devil's Arms and How to Get Them

    Welcome to The Otherworld

    What are the Devil's Arms and how do you get them in Tales of Arise? The Devil's Arms are incredibly powerful weapons that have appeared in previous Tales games. In this Tales of Arise guide, we're going to list all of the Devil's Arms, complete with screenshots and details on how to acquire them. If you're looking for the...

  • Guide Tales of Arise: Best Weapons and Armor For All Characters

    Ultimate equipment for each party member

    What are the best weapons and armor for all characters in Tales of Arise? As is the case with many classic Japanese role-playing games, each character in Tales of Arise has optimal, or ultimate equipment — weapons and armor that have better stats than anything else. In this Tales of Arise guide, we're going...

  • Guide Tales of Arise: All Artifact Locations and What They Do

    Blast from the past

    Where are all Artifact locations, and what do they do in Tales of Arise? Artifacts are key items which, once discovered, provide unique gameplay effects. In this Tales of Arise guide, we're going to go over what each Artifact does, and where you can find it. Tales of Arise Artifacts - What You Need to Know: Again, Artifacts...

  • Poll Did You Buy Tales of Arise?

    A new Tale to tell

    Tales of Arise is here, and we think it's very, very good. The Japanese role-playing game went above and beyond our expectations, and we awarded it a 9/10 in our Tales of Arise PS5 review. Safe to say we recommend it, but as is always the case with a big release, we want to know whether you've actually bought a copy. Going by the...

  • Guide Tales of Arise: All Weapons and How to Get Them

    Every weapon in the game

    What are all weapons and how do you get them in Tales of Arise? Well you've come to the right place. In this Tales of Arise guide, we've catalogued every single weapon in the game, complete with screenshots and how they can be acquired. If you're looking for the best weapons (and armor) in the game, be sure to check out the...

  • Guide Tales of Arise: All Owl Locations and Rewards

    Where to find every owl

    What are all owl locations and rewards in Tales of Arise? Throughout the game, you'll come across Dahnan Owls, cute creatures that, when discovered, give you cosmetic rewards. In this Tales of Arise guide, we've listed every owl and its location, along with the rewards that you can expect. Spoiler Warning: Some of the...

  • Guide Tales of Arise: All Outfits and Where to Find Them

    All character outfits

    What are all outits and where do you find them in Tales of Arise? Throughout the game, you'll come across outfits that can be equipped at any time, changing the appearance of your characters. Some of these costumes are unlocked during the main story and can't be missed, while others have special requirements. In this Tales of...

  • Guide Tales of Arise Guide: Tips, Tricks, and Everything You Need to Know

    Arise!

    Tales of Arise is a Japanese role-playing game, and the latest instalment in Bandai Namco's long running Tales series. It's available on both PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, and features a long, character-driven story as well as action-based combat. In our detailed Tales of Arise PS5 review, we gave the game an 'Excellent' 9/10 score...

  • News Lengthy Tales of Arise Trailer Builds the Hype for This Week's Release

    Arise!

    Tales of Arise is just a few days away from its release on the 10th September, and that means there's just enough time for a big gameplay trailer. We've already seen quite a lot of Bandai Namco's RPG over the last few months, but this is perhaps its most detailed video to date. It goes over just about everything. Story beats, characters,...

  • News PS5 Game Compression Shrinks Tales of Arise by 20GB

    37GB vs 57GB

    Those with a pre-order of Tales of Arise from the PlayStation Store are now able to pre-load the JRPG ahead of release in certain regions, leading to the discovery that the PS5 version is dwarfed by what's on PS4 — a whole 20GB difference in fact. PS5 game size compression means the current-gen version clocks in at just 37.201GB while...

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