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Yasumi Matsuno launches Kickstarter for Unsung Story

2:45 PM on 01.14.2014 // Alessandro Fillari
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Developer for Vagrant Story and Tactics Ogre working on new game

Sometime after the release of Crimson Shroud, strategy RPG mastermind Yasumi Matsuno teased a brand new title he was in the process of developing. As the director of such titles as Tactics Ogre, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy Tactics, and Final Fantasy XII; many fans were excited to see what he planned. Now, we finally get the chance to see his efforts with the reveal of his Kickstarter project, Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians.

Planned for the PC/Mac and mobile platforms, Unsung Story is an SRPG title with a deep focus on storytelling and customization. This also marks the first time Matsuno is working alongside a Western developer -- and going off their pitch video, they all seem to be on the same page with regards to their vision for this title.

With a funding goal set at $600,000, they also have an ambitious number of stretch goals to encourage fans to donate. Such as expanded content, PS Vita support, co-op play, and also the goal to bring Final Fantasy music composer Hitoshi Sakimoto onto the project.

It all looks very interesting. Yasumi Matsuno is a very talented developer, and that alone has got me jazzed for what he's got in store. For more information on the game, and their ambitions, check out their Kickstarter page.

Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians [Kickstarter]


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