Tales of Xillia 2 Japanese box art

Half-normal, half-Corpse Shell Ludger takes the cover.

September 24, 2012 / 09:21 AM EDT / (@salromano)

Namco Bandai has shared the Japanese box art for Tales of Xillia 2.

A new trailer was released at the Tokyo Game Show this weekend. If you missed it, catch it here. The PlayStation 3 RPG sequel is due out in Japan on November 1.

Thanks, Game Jouhou.

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  • 浪黒雷 (ro-kurorai)

    Such talented artists. Already loved Xillia’s box art, this one is almost as awesome.

    • FaithlessMr

       Also fell in love with this boxart! Tales of games have the most amazing cover art I’ve seen.

  • Kazziyan

    I’m not a fan of Tales art in terms of characters. But dat Milla and Leia.

  • http://gematsu.com/ Zero

    I don’t know about you all, but I want some NA/EU Xillia 2 box art. =)

    Just go ahead and announce the localization for us, Namco Bandai. You know you want to! xD

    • Raiyu

      I don’t sense enough ENTHUSIASM coming from you yet. Guess we’re not getting it, thanks a lot Mr. Zero…

  • PrinceHeir

    who’s the artist of the Tales series??

    he/she always makes gorgeous boxarts :)

    • KurisuMakise

      Currently for TOX2  it’s an in-house Art director; 
      Daigo Okumura.  What amazes me is that his style is similar to Mutsumi Inomata (who did the art for Tales of Graces/F). 

    • http://gematsu.com/ Sal Romano

      This box art is actually a collaborative effort between Daigo Okumura, Mutsumi Inomata, and Kosuke Fujishima.

      • PrinceHeir

        thanks for the info ^^

  • Anime10121

    Looks great!  This may be the first cover for a Tales game that I actually like!  Most of the 2D art from Tales isn’t my cup of tea and I feel translate much better into 3D than the original 2D art, but this really looks great!  The only thing I see that I dont like is Jude’s eyes, he looks kinda slow, but everything else <3 it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000720552713 Paulo Campos

    i liked the original tales 2D art style

  • EspadaKiller

    Another awesome Tales boxart. Just awesome.

  • zakou

    Does anyone know how well Graces F did in US and Europe? As in sales XD because the more sales the higher % chance of every Tales of game coming outside of Japan :D

    • FaithlessMr

      I can’t give you numbers, but I believe NB was pleased with the sales. I remember that ToGF actually made it to the top 10 chart in the US, but unfortunately NPD doesn’t ever release official numbers for the games, you’d have to rely on the publishers for that, when they sometimes feel like sharing some official numbers.

      Then there’s VGChartz, and we all know these guys like to take numbers out of their arses, so they’re definitely not the place to go for this information anyway :P

  • new_tradition

    Purty

  • Xenovelgr

    Is Milla nude? Everyone looks awesome…except Ludger. I think Alvin may be my new favorite video game character.

    • Bec66

      Yah Millia’s naked why do you think Jude is looking in the opposite direction so nervously. XD

  • Haku_Luvs_You

    Looks great! I really like Elise in the first game, so I know for a fact she and Leia(My favorite character to use) will be in my party.