Suggestive themes and more detailed for Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has revealed its summary for the Definitive Edition of Tales of Vesperia. The remastered JRPG ended up with a Teen rating due to contents categorized as Alcohol Reference, Blood, Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Simulated Gambling, Suggestive Themes. You can find the full ESRB description for Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition below:

This a role-playing game in which players help a group of fighters retrieve a stolen artifact. Players traverse a fantasy world, interact with characters, complete quests, and engage in melee-style combat against humans and fantastical creatures (e.g., giant tortoises, wild beasts, winged dragons). Players use swords, knives, whips, and magic spells to defeat enemies in frenetic combat. Cutscenes depict additional instances of violence and/or blood: a character stabbed in the stomach; a man slashed with a sword, causing blood to spray out; dead wolves amid pools of blood.

The game contains some suggestive material: characters wearing outfits that expose large amounts of cleavage; dialogue pertaining to breast size (e.g., “No need to be so sassy, Flatty McChesterson” and “Like my boobs could fill out that top”); scenes involving a man peeping at women bathing. Within some environments, players can engage in poker games and exchange winnings for in-game currency. Players can also enter taverns and interact with townspeople who slur their speech when ordering drinks; alcohol is also referenced in the text (e.g., “Nothing is solved by drinking. I know that. But I can’t get by without my alcohol.”). The words “a*s” and “bastard” are heard in the game.

If you are interested, you can preorder Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition with this link on Amazon.

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