Square Enix announced Tokyo RPG Factory’s first foray into the RPG genre, Oninaki (surprising considering the studio name, I know) – During their E3 2019 press conference, they also revealed a trailer for their first RPG, Oninaki.
Here’s the press release and reveal trailer:
LOS ANGELES – (June 10, 2019) During Square Enix® Live E3 2019, the company announced that ONINAKI™, the latest action-RPG developed by the talented Tokyo RPG Factory™ team, will debut digitally on the Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and STEAM® on August 22.
ONINAKI is the third title from Tokyo RPG Factory and the studio’s first foray into the action RPG genre, sustaining the studio’s mission in taking inspiration from classic Japanese role-playing games to create a captivating experience on modern platforms. Following the release of I Am Setsuna™ in 2016 and LOST SPHEAR™ in 2018, ONINAKI encompasses an inspired art direction, deep character development and a captivating storyline contributing to a unique, yet familiar JRPG experience.
In ONINAKI, players will follow the story of Kagachi, a young watcher whose duty is to usher Lost Souls into the next world. After meeting a mysterious girl named Linne, his fate becomes entwined with blood and death. During the journey, players will also meet key characters like Kushi, an exemplary Watcher and trusted leader, Mayura, a Watcher with a kind heart, and the malicious Night Devil from a forgotten time.
Source: Square Enix Press Site
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