Bandai Namco has announced that A.W. Phoenix Festa will launch for PS Vita via PSN in Europe, the Middle-East, Africa, and Australasia on July 26.
A.W.: Phoenix Festa is based on the popular Japanese brand: The Asterisk War. In a post-apocalyptic 20th century, the Integrated Enterprise Foundation is formed to recover from devastation. Cities are reorganized including the one called Rikka, also known as Asterisk. Within Asterisk, six academies hold tournaments called “Festas” pitting students from each academy against each other.
A.W.: Phoenix Festa combines dating sim mechanics and combat in one game and features its own original storyline dug out the light novel series. The game will let fans experience a challenging adventure with numerous endings and multiple outcomes. Players will start the game as main character Ayato or will create their Original Characters and goes about daily school life by making friends and competing in the Phoenix Festa tournament. They will have to train themselves in order to increase their fight abilities as they prepare their participation in the Phoenix Festa tournament.