School of Ragnarok is Square Enix’s newly announced 1 vs. 1 arcade fighting game, which was created to counterpart the increasing number of multiplayer arcade games in Japan. It follows a story of transfer students summoned from different kinds of worlds to compete against each other. The players will be able to summon eidolons, such as Bahamut, that will be providing their help during the fights. Character customization also plays a part in the experience and the players can create their own avatars by changing features like weapons, outfits and hairstyles.
The team working on the game consist of producer Takamisa Shiba, composer Keiichi Okabe, character designer Kimihiko Fujisaka and scenario writer Kazutaka Kodaka. The theme song of the game is performed by Yoko Takahashi. Naturally, these people only represent a small part of the whole team working on the title.
School of Ragnarok is launching this year and will be an exclusive title for arcades around Japan.
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