Namco announces Tales of Graces F for PS3

Namco Bandai today announced it will bring Tales of Graces F to North America and Europe. This RPG, with a dynamic real-time battle system, quests, and “hidden secrets” is slated for release on the PlayStation 3 in 2012.

The game is the latest in the Tales series and the first in the franchise to hit the PS3 in North America. It takes place during the conflict of three kingdoms fighting for dominance. The story follows Asbel Lhant and as he joins his friends to discover how far they will go to protect the bonds between them.

The combat system allows players to freely change their attack style depending on the situation. The revamped combat system also is easier to control than previous entries. The game is being developed by Namco Tales Studio in Japan.