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Ar Tonelico 3: More Stripping JRPG Goodness

Its for the greater good.


We've covered before this concept before, but words doesn't do it justice. Ar Tonelico 3, a rather exciting looking RPG, involves a system where your female characters strip for the greater good. They absorb the energy around them, and apparently clothes just get in the way. Kotaku recently posted some scans showing us a smattering of the characters, and the depths to which they are devoted to this idea.
 
Seeing this in application, its not as terrible as I thought. In fact, its quite funny. If this is the furthest this mechanic goes, I'll get behind it as silly fun, rather then terrible, pandering fanservice. I mean, its not like the game involves actual nudity, and its not like other games or anime series don't feature characters in such states of undress...
ThePsychoGameron Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:30 p.m.
Looks like Cocona is one of the two main raveteil in this one., oh and Holy frincken crap, 4 playable revateil? well there goes two months.
giaon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:44 p.m.
Garters girl still has my fave underthings :D
ThePsychoGameron Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:50 p.m.
This game comes out some time next month, it would be fun if fumatsu gave it a perfect score, the battle of rpg fans would be entertaining, but i'm guessing it's a 32
Slimon Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:08 p.m.
I'm feeling the power!
crusader8463on Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:34 p.m.
It has been scientifically proven that when in the world of anime, the less clothes a female character has on the more powerful of a fighter she is. Seriously keep an eye out the next time you watch an anime, you will be surprised how often that rule of thumb works.
DJTyranton Dec. 9, 2009 at 4:30 p.m.
I approve of this. Than again, almost anything NIS brings over here I love lol.
Konandaon Dec. 9, 2009 at 4:58 p.m.
Oh Ar Tonelico. http://gamevideos.1up.com/video/id/22375 
 
Or for those who don't want to open a new link  
  
   
I've never played any of the Ar Tonelico games but this video always makes me laugh.   

Protip: The crystal is a metaphor for a penis. 
JackSukeruon Dec. 9, 2009 at 5:33 p.m.
I thought that I'd heard that name before. A friend once showed me this, it's awesome in a very special way.
  
ThePsychoGameron Dec. 9, 2009 at 6:05 p.m.
here's the most recent trailer to my knowledge, full of awesome 
 
 
Konandaon Dec. 9, 2009 at 9:37 p.m.
@RockmanBionics:
Lol nice same video in two different posts one after the other. Just shows how ridiculous that clip is.
Thageon Dec. 10, 2009 at 6:14 a.m.
Just to clear the misunderstandings many of you have in your minds; If you think this is only a stripping game, you're gravely wrong...

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