‘Arc The Lad,’ ‘Wild Arms’ Coming to Mobile Gaming: Sony [VIDEO]By Christian Pepito, UniversityHerald Reporter
Sony Japan has announced that PlayStation 1 classics "Arc the Lad" and "Wild Arms" are coming to mobile platforms. The game company also introduced Project FIELD.
"Arc the Lad" and "Wild Arms" coming to mobile platforms
According to the official website of ForwardWorks, Sony announced the ForwardWorks Beginning. This is the first batch of games that the mobile game studio will be developing soon. The current lineup consists of several existing Sony franchises, including the PS1 classics "Arc the Lad and "Wild Arms."
"Wild Arms" will have a new story, but it will be made by the members of the original development team. This will be a way to celebrate the series' 20 year anniversary. "Arc the Lad" will also have a new story and will be made by the staff that will include the original Arc team members. A trailer that showcases both video games can be viewed below.
ForwardWorks to release two games before first
Before the release of "Arc the Lad" and "Wild Arms" on mobile platforms, ForwardWorks will have to release first "Hot Shots Golf" in Japan, and it will be released during Spring 2017. Following that will be a new entry in the "What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord" video game series. These games are confirmed to be released for iOS and Android.
Other video games were announced like "PaRappa," "Disgaea," and other new game titles coming soon. There was also an announcement about a collaboration with Square Enix, but there were no details shared.
Sony announces Project Field
In other Sony related news, the game company announced a new way for children to play card games. According to the official website of Sony Japan, this new method is called the Project Field, which uses a specially developed Sony pad with smartphones or tablets. Players will be able to move their cards on the pad and their movements will correspond to in-game actions, and the first game will be a "Yo-kai Watch" game title.
Check out the "Arc the Lad" and "Wild Arms" Teaser Trailer video below: