An image from the latest issue of Nintendo Power had already revealed this, but today Rich Bantegui, the Namco Bandai Community Manager, confirmed via Twitter that the 3DS port of Tales of the Abyss will be receiving an English release.
Originally released for the PS2 in 2005, Tales of the Abyss tells the story of the son of a noble family, Luke fon Fabre. After being kidnapped as a child he suffered a case of amnesia, remembering nothing from before he was rescued, and since then has been forbidden from leaving his house. When a mysterious girl breaks into his family’s home and attempts to take the life of his mentor, a strange event occurs that transports him and the girl far away, outside the borders of his own country. The girl agrees to help Luke get back home, and with her he sets out on his first venture into the outside world.
There is no word on a release date at this time.