Square Enix's latest effort to expand its role-playing-game horizons Blood of Bahamut has a release date. That is August 6.

Blood of Bahamut is an action RPG set in a city constructed on the back of a giant creature called Gigant. Featuring 2D sprites fighting in a 3D environment, the game sees protagonists Ibuki and Yui, joined by Kamos Ogrekin and Santiago, battling big, burly bad guys in a 2.5D four-player adventure for the Nintendo DS.