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With the cooperation of Atlus as publisher, indie developer Eden Industries is bringing its retro-style RPG game titled Citizens of Earth the digital way. So, what is Citizens of Earth about? You become a VP after a hard-fought election, return home to relax, and suddenly the next day, the citizens of our planet go crazy. Your mission: find out why people are going nuts, and delegate as much as possible.
Among the features you’ll see in Citizens of Earth:
Gotta Recruit ’em All — Every vote counts, and sometimes you have to do some pretty shameful things to get them… Citizens of Earth has 40 citizens to collect to fight in your party, each with their own unique play-style and out-of-combat world abilities. Everyone in town will lend a hand, from the way-too-jittery Barista and the ever-optimistic Weatherlady to the notoriously skeezy car salesman and the ridiculously shy (and totally real) Sasquatch!
Occupy Earth! — It’s time to take back Earth from the opposition. There are no random encounters in Citizens of Earth; you’ll see every enemy on the field before you fight them. So go ahead and maneuver around those unwanted encounters or command your constituents to charge in for an ambush! As long as the VP’s got a party to do his dirty work, it’s all good!
It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again… But Better — Citizens of Earth has some serious nostalgic cues, but don’t worry, we didn’t skimp on the graphics for the sake of being retro. This title goes far beyond the 16-bit standard, with real-time lighting, HD art, a day/night cycle, weather effects, and more.
Four- or Eight-Year Terms — The depth of content in Citizens of Earth means you can play a quick and casual adventure or a white-knuckle, pray-you-survive-until-the-
If you are interested in the game, you may want to participate in a contest by contributing with your ideas for a citizen to add in the game. Check out http://www.atlus.com/
The downloadable game will make its debut later this year on PC, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.