Live A Live Remake - Final Trailer Released

News about the final trailer release of Live A Live Remake (Live A Live 2022 HD-2D Remaster), including a breakdown of the game's characters and features.

Live A Live Remake - Time Period Chapters Explained

Final Trailer Revealed before the Upcoming Release of Live A Live Remake

Live A Live Remake - Characters

Square Enix and its developer, historia, just released the final trailer of Live A Live HD-2D Remake. Live A Live is a decades-old title that makes old fans feel reminiscent of the simple times of JRPGs which includes Chrono Trigger. Now the remake version of the game boasts HD graphics of the classic game’s pixel art which, hopefully, can make newcomers curious and excited.

You can play the game beforehand through our demo walkthroughs below:

Live A Live Remake Demo Walkthroughs

Here is a breakdown of Nintendo’s brief descriptions of various characters and the remake’s features:

A classic RPG reborn in HD-2D for its worldwide debut

This storied RPG directed by Takashi Tokita, known for his work on Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy IV, has been revitalized in the stunning HD-2D visual style and is being released outside of Japan for the first time. Each story features rearranged versions of the original music written by Kingdom Hearts series and Final Fantasy XV composer, Yoko Shimomura.

Play as Different Heroes Throughout the Ages

Discover a series of interwoven tales stretching throughout time-and the truth behind their shared history.

You can explore any of these seven stories right from the start. Which will you choose first?

The Sundown Kid – The Wild West. Take a stand against outlaws and defend a frontier town.
Oboromaru – Twilight of Edo Japan. Engage or elude your enemies to carry out a secret mission.
Masaru Takahara – Present Day. Master new skills to become the world’s greatest warrior.
Akira – The Near Future. Unravel a dark conspiracy with your psychokinetic powers.
Cube – The Distant Future. Discover the truth of a tragedy aboard a ship in deep space.
The Earthen Heart Shifu – Imperial China. Entrust your kung fu legacy to young disciples.
Pogo – Prehistory. Survive in an age without words and save an innocent woman.

Live A Live Remake Prehistory Chapter Characters

Wield Distinct Abilities During Battle and Exploration

Craft weapons and armor for survival as Pogo, hide from foes with shinobi techniques as Oboromaru, and use your psychokinetic powers to read minds and defeat enemies as Akira.

Each character has a distinct set of abilities and mechanics that change their gameplay. Utilize these character-specific abilities to excel in combat and progress through each chapter.

Explore in HD-2D

Explore each era in a stunning HD-2D visual style that blends 3D environments and modern effects with pixel-art characters and details.

Final Trailer Video:

In case you missed it, you can watch the final trailer down below:

Source: Square Enix Japan YouTube Channel
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Game Overview

Live A Live Remake - Game Overview

Live A Live (2022) is a remake of the role-playing video game released in 1994 by Square for the Super Famicom. The game follows the story of eight different protagonists across nine-story scenarios or “episodes” that take place in distinct periods of human civilization. Players will be able to freely begin any of the first seven episodes while the final two are unlocked by progressing further into the game.


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Gameplay in Live A Live Remake consists of exploration and combat sections, with each story scenario having gameplay elements unique to the episode. Combat, in particular, is triggered through different conditions in each scenario, with some chapters having scripted, random, and optional encounters.

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Live A Live Remake features turn-based battles using characters that have access to unique attacks, skills, and abilities. Defeating enemies yields experience points, allowing each character to level up to gain new actions in combat. Some skills and abilities, meanwhile, can only be learned by reaching certain points of each story chapter or by seeing an enemy use them in battle.

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Various other unique quirks and mechanics are also implemented throughout the game’s different scenarios. Some episodes require the use of stealth to navigate through an area while others take advantage of a character’s unique ability to gather clues to advance the story or gain an advantage against enemies in battle.

Game Trailer

Source: Nintendo YouTube Channel

Game Information

Title Live A Live
Genre Role-Playing
Platform and System Nintendo Switch
Developer Historia, Square Enix
Publisher Nintendo
Release date July 22nd, 2022
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