The release of Suikoden IV marks the award-winning series' PlayStation 2 debut in Europe. Konami has pulled out all the stops to produce an absorbing role-playing title wherein the player guides a party of heroes through a number of missions, facing an increasing danger as they explore
The plot of Suikoden IV is secret, but fans will be excited to know that members of the original Suikoden team have worked on the fourth game's story and character designs. Suikoden's famous '108 Stars of Destiny' a legion of warriors that can be recruited to join the player's cause are also set to make their return
Gameplay is massively reworked, with the familiar 2D views of the original games replaced by vast and rich 3D environments. Suikoden IV benefits from the series' most advanced combat system to date with the team pooling their spell-casting and weapon-based skills to counter larger foes, while a myriad of combination attacks are possible.
This will also be the first time that players can take to the high seas, as they traverse the game world to distant shores