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Exstetra (エクステトラ Ekusutetora) is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Furyu, developer of Unchained Blades. It was released in Japan on November 7, 2013 for the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita.
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Exstetra is a traditional role-playing video game in the vein of the Tales series, except with a turn based battle system. Characters are able to transfer energy between one another via kissing. EXS energy is obtained by defeating monsters, and is used towards special techniques. Players are also able to upgrade their weapons and armor by 'enchanting' them, and abilities become stronger depending on how many times the gear has been enchanted. Enchantment stones are able to be purchased, but can also be obtained from defeated enemies.
The game's overall theme is "saving the world with a kiss". The main character, a boy called Ryoma, has the ability to "kiss", and, in effect, "absorb" energy from enemies, and use that energy to create "miracles". The game's setting has been described as a combination of an otherworldly fantasy land that was abruptly fused with one more like a "modern-day Tokyo", with the game depicting the repercussions of such an event.
The game was first announced in a May 2013 issue of Famitsu, as a new role-playing game by FuRyu, the creators of the game Unchained Blades. The game features artwork from Shining series artist Tony Taka and Star Ocean: The Last Hope artist Enami Katsumi, and the main theme by Kingdom Hearts and Radiant Historia composer Yoko Shimomura. The game's theme song is "With You" by J-pop music duo ClariS. Originally scheduled for release on October 17, 2013, due to delays the release date was postponed to November 7.
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- Official website(in Japanese)