Wizardry Dungeon Crawls Again on US/EU PSN this Spring

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Previously released in Japan as Wizardry: Torawareshi Tamashii no Meikyū, Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls is heading west later this spring for a PSN-exclusive PS3 launch in North America and Europe, thanks to XSEED Games.

“Having the opportunity to work with ACQUIRE to bring over Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls is truly an exciting one for us,” said Jun Iwasaki, President of XSEED Games. “We’ve long admired the Wizardry series as a pioneer of the RPG genre, so with our upcoming release players will be able to experience a defining moment in gaming history.”

Labyrinth of Lost Souls, the first game in the fabled RPG franchise to appear on a current generation console, will give modern gamers a big ol’ bowlful of first-person, grid-based 3D dungeon crawling, the way it used to be done on PCs back when Wizardry got its start in the early 80s.

Players will take a party of six adventurers, created from a choice of five races and eight classes, deep into treacherous dungeons teeming with over 120 different monsters, complete with hand-drawn artwork and sprites by artist Yuki Hayabusa. Dungeons will be crawled. Monsters will be slain. Experience will be earned. Loot will be collected. Quests will be completed. And hardcore RPGers will be very, VERY pleased.

See the vintage HD spritework for yourself in the gallery below. Back at you with more Wizardry news soon!

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