Kadokawa Games, the publisher behind Lollipop Chainsaw, has released a new teaser trailer for an RPG. It’s hard to tell much from the video, but Natural Doctrine does look pretty cool. Are RPGs going through a Japanese renaissance?

Here is the trailer:

As far as I can tell, all we know is that Natural Doctrine will make use of natural selection. Oh, and it will be a fantasy game with cool looking monsters. I’ve got to say, I’m curious to see more. I’m loving the resurgence in RPGs, and I’m really hoping for JRPGs to make a come back. They often have truly innovative ideas and game designs. No, not aesthetically, but the rest of the design can be quite cool.

Natural Doctrine is coming to PS3, PS4 and PSVita. Is this a title you’ll be keeping an eye on?

Last Updated: September 9, 2013

was reviewed on PC


  1. Umar Final Fantasy 15 Hopeful

    September 10, 2013 at 07:31

    I’m all up for a Japanese resurgence !!


  2. Brenz

    September 10, 2013 at 07:50

    I shall be looking out for more info on this, cant tell too much from the ad but looks interesting.
    Totally, bring on the ol jrpg’s, I really want to see a reinvention of pure turn based combat.


    • Tarisma

      September 10, 2013 at 08:53

      I would love to see pure turn based combat make a comeback. Actually having to plan my moves rather than just smashing auto battle!


      • Brenz

        September 10, 2013 at 08:56

        exactly, or doing an attack, then run in circles during cooldown, attack, run in circle cooldown etc etc, so much fun.


        • Tarisma

          September 10, 2013 at 09:39

          I agree gone is the magic of casting reflect on your party members and bouncing spells off them onto bosses for increased damage!


          • Brenz

            September 10, 2013 at 10:04

            aah the good ol days, i do miss them so.
            think i might have to go play FF7 again soon, the nostalgia is building up…

  3. ElimiNathan

    September 10, 2013 at 09:02

    Hmmm PS Vita you say


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