Tales of Xillia English gameplay shows fast, frantic RPG battles

The first gameplay footage of the long-awaited English localization of NAMCO Bandai’s Tales of Xillia has appeared online.

In keeping with RPG series tradition, Tales of Xillia brings a cast of intrepid heroes together for real-time battles that border on frenetic. Upon release in Japan in September 2011, Xillia was awarded a 39/40 by Famitsu. A Summer 2013 release is expected in North American and European territories.

Peep the video below, and sound off in the comments if you’re excited to play this modern RPG classic in PS3’s twilight months.