Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment forest area introduced
posted on 10.17.13 at 06:26 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Latest look at PS Vita's upcoming Sword Art Online game.

The latest set of Sword Art Online: Battle Fragment screenshots show a new area, battles, and a closer look at the mysterious girl Kirito will encounter.

The “Sea of Trees / Temple” area is a forest within the Hollow Area where sunlight filters through the trees. Here, huge tree roots stretch around the temple to block entry.

The battle system in Hollow Fragment is a complete change from the battle system in Sword Art Online: Infinity Moment. It will be faster and more active, and players can avoid enemy attacks using the step system. In the Hollow Area, one of the bosses you’ll encounter is a giant spider-like creature called the “Hollow Reaper.”

Hollow Fragment‘s story revolves around the Hollow Area, where Kirito runs into a mysterious girl. You’ll see artwork of this still unnamed character in the screenshots.

View the images at the gallery.

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  • TheExile285

    Guess there is no way Leafa will be in this :/

    • DyLaN

      Who knows. All we can do is play the waiting game.

  • Gariya

    That mysterious girl being Alice is too obvious. Come one, at least make her put on a mask/helmet.

  • Homero21

    I hope a digital download in USA of this game

    • jujubee88

      Me too

  • Zackasaur

    These graphics are shockingly good for an animu game. : o

    I’d love to have this localised… ;~;

    • Hidayat246

      don’t let your hope fly so high LOL

      • Zackasaur


        Aside from the old KH: Final Mix games, I just refuse to import games from Japan. I’ll miss this if I have to. But they’ll have my money if they release it in English.

  • http://www.facebook.com/micheal.scott.315 Micheal Scott

    Looking good SAO

  • Eclipse

    I’m glad to know that they improved the battle system in this.

    The combat looked very dynamic and fast-paced in the debut trailer, so that’s definitely an improvement over the PSP game.