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''Blazing Souls Accelate'' is a StrategyRPG developed by Neverland and published by IdeaFactory in Japan and AksysGames in North America. It's a port of a game from the UsefulNotes/PlayStation2 and UsefulNotes/XBox360 that was never localized, and it's somehow related to most games developed by Idea Factory.
Nearly twenty years after the [[VideoGame/SpectralSoulsRessurrectionOfTheEtherealEmpire Seven-Years War]] (And following its TrueEnding), the world starts to recover from the massive chain of wars and mankind in Neverland seems to be finally reaching peace. However, a shady team of [[ArtificialHuman Artificial Humans]] known as Human Genomes have very different plans: They desire to supplant and replace mankind.
The story begins with Zelos, the protagonist, making his living as an independent contractor. One day he is investigating a certain site. It is there that he finds a mysterious stone infused with a powerful magic known as the Core Elemental. As he takes on more and more jobs to investigate other locations, he discovers more and more Core Elemental stones. On his travels, he begins to encounter the Human Genomes, and confronts events that are linked to both their creators and, unknowingly, his own past.
Zelos also appears in the crossover games ''VideoGame/ChaosWars'' and ''VideoGame/CrossEdge''.
Has a [[Characters/BlazingSoulsAccelate Character Page]] on the works.
!!Provides examples of:
* AllThereInTheManual: The in-game gallery provides biographies for all the characters, and clues to the story.
* ArbitraryHeadcountLimit: You are limited to five, sometimes six units in the field.
* BlindIdiotTranslation: The previous game, SpectralSoulsRessurrectionOfTheEtherealEmpires, was the first one from the Neverland Franchise [[NoExportForYou to see a western release]] and had better luck with the translation than this one. Names estabilished for the western audience in SS2 ended up mistranslated (Leeza for returning character [[AerithAndBob Liza]] is a glaring example), and in one dialogue, Isaac's name gets exchanged for that of another party member, Carla.
* EasyAmnesia: Aria and [[AllThereInTheManual Zelos]].
* FakeDifficulty: The game would be so much easier if things were just explained better. Also, the BlindIdiotTranslation for some cases doesn't help.
* GameBreakingBug: For some damn reason, the PSP version, after you get equipped enough, has a glaring bug when changing equipment that may freeze the PSP and force you to restart the console. It's alleviated if you do it on the battle sorting screen, along with de-equipping all of your gear and going on a specific order of gearing for changing equipment. Nonetheless, it's quite glaring that this bug ended up in the final version, as both the PS2 and X360 versions don't have it. If done in an emulator, the bug will crash the emulator instead.
** The Android version, made on a better engine, doesn't have this bug, however.
* GuideDangIt: There's very little explanation in the game. So if you want to complete all the collections, solve the puzzles, gain all the characters and gain the true ending, you need a guide.
* LevelGrinding: Makes it easier to skip/complete some puzzles.
** LevelScaling: It follows the strongest character you deploy on field, sending more vicious variants of the monsters if you're overleveled. Better level your team equally if you want to stand a chance.
*** Or then you can overgear a particular party member and solo the battlefield for the grinding. It's quite feasible.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: The original UsefulNotes/Playstation2 version already had a big team of eighteen characters. Blazing Infinity for the UsefulNotes/XBox360 adds [[VideoGame/SpectralForce2 Jadore and Snow]], links them to the main story, [[spoiler:[[HeelFaceTurn and makes Zelena, Edward and Hermes playable as part of your team]] near the end]]. Accelate on top of that adds [[VideoGame/SpectralSoulsRessurrectionOfTheEtherealEmpires Hiro, Roze and Yunellia]] as bonus characters, but these three don't have any effect on the story, however.
** A massive shame for Hiro's case, as she's Jadore's younger sister and is still around by the time of this game. Also, her personal weapon can be crafted, but it can also be used by other Scythe users.
* MassMonsterSlaughterSidequest: Some titles will have you hunting specific monsters.
* MonsterAllies: With the Capture Skill, you can bring monsters to fight for you for three turns. You can also mix and match them to get stronger ones or use them to get new skills.
* OptionalPartyMember: On Accelate, you can recruit Hiro, Roze and Yunellia as they were in VideoGame/SpectralSoulsRessurrectionOfTheEtherealEmpires.
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: Liza, since Spectral Souls 2.
* PermanentlyMissableContent: In true Idea Factory fashion. Zelos and Noel are required to ''lose'' some solo fights, in some of the DualBoss fights you must defeat ''both at the same time'' or even ''only a specific one of them'', and of course, the massive amounts of GuideDangIt to get some members, especially Fairuza.
* RecycledSet: Some maps on this game, and Abyssal Gate has you visiting every of the game's maps on a more generic background and texture.
* RandomlyDrops: Unless you overkill an enemy, booty is random. Then again, you can just steal it with Nguyen or Fairuza and be done with it. Well, except for Overkill-exclusive looting, of course.
* SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou: Zelos pictured above.
* SweetPollyOliver: Kaye, and only her partners know that she's a girl. [[spoiler:Zelos manages to catch her changing clothes.]]
* TwentyBearAsses: Expect a good lot of the Titles to demand you a specific amount of enemy drops or enemy kills. Some of them are even needed to advance the game.
* VideoGameCrueltyPotential: Since you can use physical attacks on your own teammates, you can kill your own teammates for extra experience. The game doesn't penalize you for this if you remember to resuscitate all your characters before you clear the stage.
** However, some of the ultimate weapons, along with breakers and scythes in general, will not allow you to hit your allies. Which makes things harder for users of those weapons. [[note]]Duja and Fairuza for Breaker users, and Bridgette, Carla and Hiro for Scythe users.[[/note]]