Ahead of its PlayStation 3 release on March 17 in North America and March 20 in Europe, The Awakened Fate Ultimatum received three new trailers, giving us an introduction to the story, as well as a look at Ariael and Jupiel.
Playing as Shin Kamikaze, he is stopped by a group of demons while walking home one day, then stabbed in the chest. Before he dies, an angel takes him to a place called Celesta where he’s told the Awakened Fate crystal has been shoved into his chest to save his life, making him a God in the process. He must then fight in the war between angels and devils, determining the fate of the world.
NIS America talked about the gameplay:
This story-based roguelike RPG looks and feels similar to its predecessor, The Guided Fate Paradox. As Shin, you will jump into randomly generated dungeons, battle angels and demons, and collect items to survive each grid-based level. In these dungeons, every move counts. Your enemies will move when you do, so strategizing your approach to each level is key. Just don’t die — when you die, you’ll start from the beginning of the dungeon and lose all the items you were carrying.
After fighting through all the levels of a dungeon, you are forced to make “Ultimate Choices” and must live with the consequence of those choices. Depending on the decision, you will be granted either angel or devil Choice Points (aka CP), which are used in the wing-shaped skill tree. In addition to equipping different items, you are able to customize Shin’s permanent stats and special skills by applying CP to either side of the skill tree. Go all angel powers or all devil powers — it’s your choice!
[Source: PS Blog]