A Bevy of New Information and Footage for Ever Oasis Has Arrived

Ever Oasis, a new game by Grezzo, is arriving on the 3DS later this year. Today we got slammed with a bunch of new details and footage which should give you a pretty good idea on if this is the game for you. Here it all is:

  • Demo took place at the beginning of the adventure
  • Party of three, led by main character Tethu, began in the main Oasis hub
  • One traveler named Jasper lost something out in the wilds of the desert
  • Desert overworld is filled with enemies to fight and dungeons and caves to explore
  • Map on the bottom screen shows what direction to go to for your quest
  • Each of your three characters has a weak and strong attack at the outset
  • Tethu had a sword
  • Miura wielded a spear
  • Roto is a healer who throws a ranged boomerang
  • More abilities available as you level up
  • Tethu has access to a special attack that fires off a tornado at enemies
  • Useful against flying enemies since it brings them to the ground
  • One character has a giant hammer that could be used for a powerful special attack
  • Along the way, each character also learns combo attacks that can be used to do more damage
  • Control one character at a time
  • Switch between them by pressing a button
  • Day/night cycle in the game
  • Enemies get tougher when the sun goes down
  • When a party member falls, you can control another one to try to revive them by jamming on the A button near their body
  • If your whole party fails, you can be revived instantly once
  • Failing again reverts you to your last save
  • Caves and dungeons house puzzles and secrets that can usually only be accessed by certain characters
  • A room off to the side of one cave could only be reached by combining Miura’s power to flip large objects and Roto’s ability to turn into a little ball
  • Miura set up a path for Roto to ricochet off, and then Roto bounced around to a side room
  • Large rocks can only be broken by big weapons
  • Sand piles can be swept away by Tethu’s tornado ability
  • Buried treasure can be unearthed by a digging character
  • Warp points
  • Run into characters who can unlock other optional side quests or encourage the character to visit the Oasis
  • After clearing Jasper’s quest, he will join your roster with the power to dig
  • Visitors will enter your Oasis with more quests
  • Build new shops to increase the prosperity of the main hub area
  • Synthesize new weapons
  • Can reorganize the three-character party

Source: Nintendo Everything

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