Global interactive entertainment brand HoYoverse recently announced new game trailers for their games at Tokyo Game Show 2022, including Zoneless Zen Zero and Honkai: Star Rail. The biggest announcement is no doubt the long-term project collaboration with reputable anime studio Ufotable for Genshin Impact. If you did not know, Ufotable is the team behind recent anime series such as Demon Slayer (Kimetsu no Yaiba)and Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works.
Zenless Zone Zero
Zenless Zone Zero, the latest action RPG title from HoYoverse, showcased its latest gameplay demo video that included brand-new cutscenes, boss battle, and a more vibrant city life in New Eridu. Through the lens of the Proxy siblings, players got to experience everyday life in the seemingly peaceful city of New Eridu, chatting to local citizens about the latest gossip and interacting with adorable pets in the streets.
Beyond the Sixth Street, audiences were able to unlock a new, unexplored area, where tension fermented between various factions. A new battlefield was also unveiled with a glimpse at a new boss fight, as players were transported into the perilous Hollows with immersive quest interaction, together with the revelation of more diverse battle techniques for the Agents.
Honkai: Star Rail
Honkai: Star Rail is an upcoming strategy turn-based RPG from HoYoverse. As the latest addition to the Honkai series, it introduces a standalone story with brand-new characters and old friends, as well as a refined turn-based combat system and a grand intergalactic journey that will appeal to both old Honkai fans and newcomers to the franchise. The special program unveiled detailed aspects of the game, concentrating on the immersive interstellar setting and story, the intuitive and thrilling strategic combat, and vast maps containing mazes and puzzles in this highly-anticipated title.
While the game provided an exciting combat experience and a journey of discovery full of surprises and fulfillment, audiences also received commentary from the voice actors of Welt and Silver Wolf/Bronya about their thoughts regarding the game. Audiences were able to have a close-up view of the Herta Space Station, where the protagonist was implanted with a Stellaron and started their trip aboard the Astral Express to find a solution.
Jarilo-VI, an ice-cold planet serving as the first stop of this grand space odyssey, also has many mysteries and dangers frozen beneath its snow caps awaiting further investigation. Lastly, a sneak peek at Xianzhou Luofu and Fu Xuan appeared at the end of the segment, foreshadowing the uncharted expedition up ahead!