Baten Kaitos Origins is a prequel to Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean; a Nintendo GameCube exclusive released in late 2004. The plot revolves around a group of characters who are struggling to discover the source of frightening changes (both natural and political) that are occurring in their world. During their journey; they will learn many details that help flesh out the first game including how the despotic Empire government came to be.
Baten Kaitos Origins takes place 20 years before the first Baten Kaitos game. It explains how the diabolical Emperor Geldoblame rose to power and it also fills in many details about the heroes from the first title. In addition players will learn about the origins of the world itself and why the Lost Ocean is returning.
In the initial stages the players party will progress in a linear fashion moving from one area to the next along a set path. After playing the game for a few hours players will