Atelier Ayesha is the fourteenth installment of the main Atelier series. It is the fourth game released on the Playstation 3, although it is in an entire new universe from the Arland Series. It is the first game in the Twilight Series, and the prequel to Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky.

 

Hidari, also known as Left Side, is the new main character designer. Animal and monster designs were made by Ryota Murayama and the background concept art was made by Aquamary Images. The game was directed by Yoshito Okamura.

 

The game’s story revolves around the main protagonist Ayesha’s search for a way to save her younger sister, Nio. The game has ten possible endings that become available depending on the players actions and choices.

 

The story takes place in a remote land (usually referred to as Ground/Land of Dusk, as in the game’s Japanese title). The land that doesn’t have one shared government, but yet it is united. This area was once home to an advanced civilization, and the world prospered exceedingly with the art of alchemy. But as time passed, the art of alchemy was forgotten and the civilization declined. However, the land is still full of ruins from the civilization.