Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2

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Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2
Game cover
Developer(s) Alfa System
Publisher(s) Namco
Series Tales
Platform(s) PlayStation Portable
Release date(s)
  • JP January 29, 2009
Genre(s) Action RPG
Mode(s) Single-player
Distribution UMD

Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2 (テイルズオブザワールド レディアントマイソロジー2 Teiruzu Obu Za Wārudo Redianto Maisorojī 2?) is the fifth entry in the Tales of the World series, and the second entry in the Radiant Mythology series. Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2's characteristic genre name is RPG For Your Sake (君のためのRPG Kimi no tame no RPG?). Like other games in the series, it features a group of characters from various Tales games. Fifty characters from the series make an appearance. The theme song, flyaway, is performed by Back-On.[1] It was released exclusively in Japan on January 29, 2009.

Characters[edit]

Original Characters[edit]

  • Kanonno Earhart
  • Panille
  • Shoh Corron
  • Niata
  • Janis
  • Goede

Series Characters[edit]

Characters marked in BOLD are new to Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2

Tales of Phantasia

  • Cless Alvein
  • Mint Adnade
  • Chester Barklight
  • Arche Klaine
  • Suzu Fujibayashi

Tales of Destiny

  • Stahn Aileron
  • Rutee Katrea
  • Leon Magnus
  • Philia Philis
  • Woodrow Kelvin
  • Mighty Kongman
  • Lilith Aileron

Tales of Eternia

  • Reid Hershel
  • Farah Oersted
  • Keele Zeibel
  • Chat
  • Celsius

Tales of Destiny 2

  • Kyle Dunamis
  • Reala
  • Nanaly Fletch
  • Harold Belselius

Tales of Symphonia

  • Lloyd Irving
  • Colette Brunel
  • Kratos Aurion
  • Genis Sage
  • Raine Sage
  • Presea Combatir
  • Zelos Wilder

Tales of Rebirth

  • Veigue Lungberg
  • Mao Orselg
  • Eugene Gallardo
  • Annie Barrs

Tales of Legendia

  • Senel Coolidge
  • Chloe Valens

Tales of the Abyss

  • Luke fon Fabre
  • Tear Grants
  • Guy Cecil
  • Jade Curtiss
  • Anise Tatlin
  • Asch

Tales of the Tempest

  • Caius Qualls
  • Rubia Natwick

Tales of Innocence

  • Ruca Milda
  • Iria Animi
  • Spada Belforma

Tales of Vesperia

  • Yuri Lowell
  • Estellise Sidos Heurassein

Character Classes[edit]

  • Warrior - Has high physical strength and excels in close-range combat.
  • Thief - Uses quick dagger attacks, giving enemies little chance to counter.
  • Mage - Uses offensive magic spells for dealing damage.
  • Priest - Specializes in healing and support magic.
  • Swordsman - Has a variety of strong and quick sword attacks.
  • Fighter - Uses fast and power attacks based on martial arts.
  • Hunter - Excels in attacking enemies from a distance with a bow.
  • Ninja - Utilizes quickness and trickery to defeat enemies.
  • Bishop - Uses stronger offensive spells with some healing/support magic.
  • Magic Knight - Adept at both physical attacks and magic spells.
  • Dual Swordsman - Uses two swords to increase close-range damage and attack speed.
  • Great Swordsman - Uses one, large sword. Slow, but extremely powerful.
  • Pirate - Adept at both close and ranged combat with a dagger and pistol.
  • Monk - A Stronger version of the Fighter that uses healing spells.
  • Paladin - Also uses a large sword, but has healing spells.

Reception[edit]

On release, Famitsu magazine scored the game a 32 out of 40.[2]

Radiant Mythology 2 ranked first in sales between January 26 and February 22 of 2009 at 288,860 copies sold.[3] By the end of 2009, Radiant Mythology 2 sold a total of 339,523 copies and was the 25th best-selling game in Japan of 2009.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DS『テイルズ オブ ハーツ』発表 『テイルズ』'08年度ラインナップ発表会/ゲーム情報ポータル:ジーパラドットコム
  2. ^ New Game Cross Review - テイルズオブ ザ ワールド レディアント マイソロジー2. Weekly Famitsu Hong Kong. Vol.68. Pg.23. 6 February 2009.
  3. ^ "February 2009 Monthly Sales Ranking" (in Japanese). Famitsu. 2009-03-02. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  4. ^ Brian Ashcraft (December 28, 2009). "The Top Thirty Games in Japan of 2009". Kotaku. Retrieved December 26, 2009. 

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