Tales of Arise

Tales of Arise

2021

System
PlayStation 5
Publisher
Bandai Namco
Developer
Namco Tales Studio

8.1

Game Rating

User Ratings: 91

Our Review: 9/10

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  • Game of the Year Best PS5, PS4 RPG of 2021

    Masterworks all

    2021 was yet another good year for role-playing games on PlayStation. Granted, a lot of them were actually PS5 re-releases, but there were still plenty of top quality titles to go around. As decided by the Push Square editorial team, these are the best RPGs of 2021. Bronze Trophy: Persona 5 Strikers: Persona 5 Strikers is often...

  • Game of the Year Robert's Top 5 PS5, PS4 Games of 2021

    Smelling the game

    Our individual Game of the Year articles allow our lovely team of writers to share their own personal PS5 and PS4 picks for 2021. Today, it's the turn of deputy editor Robert Ramsey. 5. Disco Elysium: The Final Cut: I had reasonably high expectations for Disco Elysium: The Final Cut after watching the game receive so much...

  • News Tales of Arise Update Lets You Transfer Save Data from PS4 to PS5

    Also removes DLC camping message

    A new update for Tales of Arise is available to download now on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. It's only a small one, but it adds some welcome functionality to Bandai Namco's action RPG. Once you've got the patch installed, you'll be able to transfer save data from the PS4 version of the game to the PS5 version...

November2021

  • News Tales of Arise Survey Sparks Hope for Tales Remasters

    Xillia, please

    A rather in-depth Tales of Arise survey from Bandai Namco is being passed around online (you can take it yourself by clicking through here). It asks some pretty interesting questions, about both the game and your own gaming habits. It covers all of the usual stuff, like how much you enjoy various features in Tales of Arise and whether...

October2021

  • News Tales of Arise Passes 1.5 Million Sales

    Another 500k since launch

    Tales of Arise sales are still on the, er, rise following the game's release back in September. The very well received RPG has surpassed 1.5 million shipments and digital sales — that's an additional 500,000 copies since the game hit 1 million units in less than a week after launch. Bandai Namco's published some fun...

  • Hands On Tales of Arise Sword Art Online DLC Is Pricey but Pretty Cool

    Is it worth buying?

    It's a crossover that we didn't see coming: Tales of Arise recently got a premium DLC pack that lets you fight against Kirito and Asuna from Sword Art Online. The unimaginatively titled 'Sword Art Online Collaboration Pack' is currently available to buy from the PlayStation Store — but is it actually worth the rather steep...

  • 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 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: 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 What Review Score Would You Give Tales of Arise?

    Risen

    It's been a whole month since the launch of Tales of Arise, the latest entry in Bandai Namco's long running role-playing series. The game went down extremely well with critics, and it now sits as one of the highest rated titles of 2021. Needless to say, Tales of Arise has been a big hit for the Japanese publisher. It sold over one million...

  • News Tales of Arise Free DLC Adds Two New Difficulty Levels

    Into the unknown

    Tales of Arise has just received a bit of an update — but you won't have to download any kind of patch. Instead, you'll need to head over to the PlayStation Store and grab the free 'Additional Difficulty Pack'. If you can't find it by searching, you can always go to the game's main product page, and it should be listed there...

  • News Tales of Arise Crossover DLC Lets You Fight Kirito and Asuna from Sword Art Online

    Unlock outfits and weapons, too

    Well, we didn't see this crossover coming. Tales of Arise is getting a paid Sword Art Online DLC on the 7th October, and it sounds pretty cool if you're a fan of the aforementioned anime property. Once you have the DLC, you'll be able to fight SAO protagonists Kirito and Asuna in the game's arena. Going by the above...

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