One thing that's really apparent is that they've switched from an anime art style to a different style which I personally think fits better to the overall feel of the game. They also change the pixel art environment and character models into a more beautiful and complex hand-drawn assets. The combat system uses the usual JRPG turn-based combat but story-wise it offers a lot of choices which will affect the story, something that is rarely found in JRPG and more commonly found in western CRPG.
What Interests me:
- Even more beautiful artwork(plus background).
- Lore-rich world to explore and experience.
- Epic story with six playable character across three decades.
- Classic JRPG gameplay.
The improvements do come at a price though as the minimum pledge needed to get the digital version of the game is now $10 instead of $5. But from what I've seen and what they are offering with the game, I believe $10 is worth it.
Back them up at Kickstarter.