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Written by Marcello TBL

Riviera The Promised Land On PC

It was a cult RPG released in 2002 on WonderSwan Color and later ported to Game Boy Advance, followed by PSP, and finally, in February 2024, it saw the light on Nintendo Switch. In the coming days, however, specifically on July 16, 2024, Riviera: The Promised Land will also debut on PC via Steam in both English and Japanese.

Riviera: The Promised Land is a remastered RPG by Sting, offering a captivating story set in the Dept. Heaven Episodes series. Players follow Grim Angel Ein and his companions on a quest to protect the island of Riviera from an apocalyptic event known as “The Retribution.”

Riviera: The Promised Land RPG Remaster

The game stands out with its easy-to-operate field exploration, a unique battle system based on item-driven skills, and a favorability system that affects character relationships. This remaster features numerous enhancements, including HD illustrations, various BGM options, speed adjustments, event skipping, and improved user interface and accessibility options, making it a rich experience for both new and returning players. Below is an overview of Riviera: The Promised Land via Steam, screens, and Trailer.


You can enjoy the remastered version of “Riviera: The Promised Land”, the first work in the Dept. Heaven Episodes series, on Steam!

Equipped with various additional convenient functions, the ease of play has been improved!
It’s full of elements that will satisfy everyone from first-time players to experienced players!


At the behest of Hector, who is one of the Seven Magi, the Grim Angel Ein and his familiar, Rose, along with another Grim Angel named Ledah, all head to Riviera, an island floating in Asgard.
On the way, Ursula, the guardian of the Riviera, appears and is thwarted by the Grim Angels’ intrusion.
Ein, whose memories were sealed by Ursula’s attack, wakes up in Elendia, where the spirits live…

■Game Features

  • Easy-to-operate field exploration!
  • A unique battle system where your skills are determined by the items you own!
  • Who are your close comrades? A favorability system that changes depending on your choices!
  • More than 90 illustrations to liven up events!

■Remastered Additional Elements

  • BGM change function with 5 types of sound sources!
  • Play mode with up to 5x speed!
  • Event skip function!
  • All illustrations are available in HD!
  • Reliable auto save function!
  • Ease of play greatly improved by difficulty level and mode selection!
  • Boost function that allows you to quickly learn skills!
  • Improved user-friendly interface!
  • Function to switch voices between Japanese and English!


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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.