Shadow Hearts sequel set for March

Depression-era role-playing game gets priced and dated, full details inside.


Fledgling publisher Xseed has announced details for its next release, Shadow Hearts: From the New World. The game is rated T for Teen, should see a March 7 release in the US, and will retail for $39.99. The third entry in the Shadow Hearts series, From the New World starts off in New York City at the start of the Great Depression, and it brings the Judgment Ring battle system to a variety of real-world cities. The plot follows 16-year-old amnesiac and detective Johnny Garland as he tracks down an escaped criminal, only to have a monster swallow up his mark at the last minute. It's part of a series of horrific incidents across the nation, leading Garland to team with a bounty hunter named Shania and go off in search of answers. For more on the game, check out GameSpot's previous coverage.

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