Riviera: The Promised Land Remaster Revealed

Written by Marcello TBL


Video game developer Sting has proudly announced Riviera: The Promised Land Remaster, a high-definition remastered version of the first installment in its acclaimed Dept. Heaven series.

Riviera: The Promised Land originally made its debut on the WonderSwan Color on July 12, 2002, in Japan. This was followed by a release on the Game Boy Advance on November 25, 2004, in Japan and on June 28, 2005, in North America. Further expansion to other platforms saw the game launched on PlayStation Portable on November 22, 2006, in Japan, July 10, 2007, in North America, and April 4, 2008, in Europe. ATLUS and 505 Games oversaw the western releases.

Riviera Screen

Here’s a summary of the PlayStation Portable version, taken from the back of the original box:

About Riviera: The Promised Land Remaster

Make a triumphant return to the Promised Land!

The RPG cult classic Riviera: The Promised Land returns with an array of exciting extras! Join protagonist Ein and his companions, the Sprites, on their heroic quest to save the floating island of Riviera from impending doom. Delve into the aspects that have made Riviera a fan favorite: engaging characters, captivating storylines, and a battle system meticulously refined for handheld play. All of this comes to life with a thrilling new soundtrack sure to captivate both long-time fans and newcomers. Come back and immerse yourself in the fantastic world of Riviera!

Key Features

  • Experience an extended storyline brought to life with over 50 revamped cutscenes.
  • Delight in the game’s improved graphics that showcase the world of Riviera like never before.
  • Engage with fully voiced audio that brings depth to characters and enhances the immersive experience.
  • Enjoy dual language functionality, appealing to both English and non-English speaking players alike.

The specific platforms for the remastered version and its release date have not yet been revealed.


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Marcello TBL

Italian Dad in love with Turn-Based RPGs and Indie Games. In 2018 he started Turn Based Lovers and now he can't live without it.