Summon Night 3

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Summon Night 3
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Box art
Developer(s) Flight-Plan
Felistella (PSP)
Publisher(s)
Director(s) Takayuki Kinoshita
Hirokazu Kawase
Designer(s) Keitarō Yoshida
Shinya Ishihara
Writer(s) Shū Miyakozuki
Series Summon Night
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable
Release
  • JP: August 7, 2003 (PS2)
  • JP: October 4, 2012 (PSP)
Genre(s) Tactical RPG
Mode(s) Single-player

Summon Night 3 (Japanese: サモンナイト3, Hepburn: Samon Naito Surī?) is the third main entry in the Summon Night series of video games. The game was initially developed by Flight-Plan and released by Banpresto for the PlayStation 2 in 2003. The game was later remade for the PlayStation Portable in 2012. Both versions were only released in Japan, not being localized into English for any other regions.

Gameplay[edit]

The game plays as a tactical role-playing game. The game contains multiple difficulty levels.[1]

Story[edit]

The game follows the male protagonist Rexx and the female protagonist Aty.[2] As with other game's in the series, it takes place in the fictional world of Lyndbaum.[3]

Development[edit]

The initial version of the game was developed by Flight-Plan and published by Banpresto.[4] The game was released on August 7, 2003, on the PlayStation 2 video game console.[5] The game was only released in Japan, it was not localized into English for any other regions.[4]

The PSP version of the game was created upon Namco Bandai acquiring Banpresto, who had the rights to the Summon Night IP.[6] The game, along with its sequel, Summon Night 4, were remade in order to promote the release of a new game on the platform, 2013's Summon Night 5.[6] With Flight-Plan's closure, all three titles were developed by Felistella.[6] The game was released on October 4, 2012.[1]

Reception and sales[edit]

The PlayStation 2 release of the game sold over 156,000 copies it first week of sales, higher than both of the later mainline series releases.[7]

Legacy[edit]

Main characters Rexx and Aty both make appearances in future sequel Summon Night 5.[8] Aty appears as a playable character in the crossover video game Project X Zone 2.[9]

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