The Alliance Alive combat trailer

Get to know the "Ignition" system.

The Alliance Alive

Atlus has released a new trailer for The Alliance Alive introducing the game’s combat system.

Here is an overview of the trailer, via Atlus:

Each character has a collection of “Battle Arts” that’ll unleash a fury of attacks on opponents. In the middle of battle, spark an “Awakening,” a mechanic that can randomly trigger when using Battle Arts. These “Awakenings” can either level up the art being used or unlock a new, related art. Keep using your Battle Arts and the “Ignition” gauge will build up. Once full, unleash an ultimate attack called a “Final Strike” to deal some major damage against enemies.

Attacking enemies, taking damage and having a party member get KO’d all also build up the gauge, so think strategically about how to approach a fight.

The Alliance Alive is available now for 3DS in Japan, and will launch in the Americas and Europe on March 27.

Watch the trailer below.

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