Ar tonelico / Surge Concerto universe

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This group contains games from the Ar tonelico and Surge Concerto series, which were developed by Gust Co., Ltd. under the direction of Akira Tsuchiya. Though the two series both exist in the same fictional universe, they seldom overlap in setting and characters. However, they share many themes, including humanity's relationship with various fictional races, planetary annihilation and rebirth, the interplay of magic and technology, and the use of song magic. This magical music exists as both a central plot element and a fixture of the games' extensive soundtracks.

The Ar tonelico series began with Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia in 2006. These games take place on floating continents above the fictional planet of Ar Ciel, where humans exist alongside Reyvateils, an artificially created race of female humanoids that can cast magic by singing. The two races have had a long history of inequality, and the plotlines of these games focus both on human-Reyvateil relationships and restoration of Ar Ciel, whose surface has been uninhabitable for centuries.

Surge Concerto's first game was released in 2012. This series focuses on Ra Ciela, a technologically advanced planet whose main races are humans, Genom, and Sharl. In addition to the similar themes of communication and planetary disaster, the Surge Concerto games also focus on a fictionalized version of quantum mechanics and interdimensional travel, which has resulted in a girl named Ion being transported to Ra Ciela from Earth against her will.
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Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star (Limited Edition)2015PS VitaKoei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd....
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star - Misogi Expansion Pack [Nay]2014PlayStation 3Tecmo Koei America Corp....
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star - Misogi Expansion Pack [Kanon]2014PlayStation 3Tecmo Koei America Corp....
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star - Geno Pack [Shirotaka]2014PlayStation 3Tecmo Koei America Corp....
Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star2014PlayStation 3, PS VitaTecmo Koei America Corp....
Ciel nosurge: Ushinawareta Hoshi e Sasagu Uta (Agent Pack)2012PS VitaKoei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd....
Ciel nosurge: Ushinawareta Hoshi e Sasagu Uta2012PS VitaKoei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel - Harvestasha Alt. Personality Patch Module [TYPE B: Dorodere]2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel - Harvestasha Alt. Personality Patch Module [TYPE A: Tsundere]2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel - Harvestasha Alt. Personality Patch Module [INT: Default]2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Binary World [Original Issue] Elemia Island Vol. 12011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel - Harvestasha Alt. Personality Patch Module [TYPE C: Ultra M]2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel - Harvestasha Alt. Personality Patch Module [TYPE D: S. White]2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Binary World [Complete Edition] Elemia Island Complete Series2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel (Premium Box Set)2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel (Cosmosphere Calendar Set)2011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Binary World [2nd Issue] Elemia Island Vol. 22011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Binary World [3rd Issue] Elemia Island Vol. 32011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Binary World [4th Issue] Elemia Island Vol. 42011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Binary World [5th Issue] Elemia Island Vol. 52011PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel2010PlayStation 3NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica2007PlayStation 2NIS America, Inc....
Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia2006PlayStation 2NIS America, Inc.3.96

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