Sorcery release date set

Cast spells on May 22.

Sony has nailed a release date to its Workshop-developed PlayStation Move-exclusive Sorcery. The spell-casting adventure title will be available in North America on May 22 and in Europe on May 23. 

Creative director Brian Upton took the ocassion to summarize the game’s story.

“Finn is in trouble,” said Upton, referring to the main character. “First, he accidentally blew up his master’s alchemy lab. Then he’s let Erline, his master’s magical cat, talk him into trespassing in the realm of the dead. Now he’s unleashed an ancient universe-destroying evil that won’t stop until everything he cares about is utterly annihilated. It has not been a good day.

“Even though he’s only an apprentice, Finn must find a way to defeat the Nightmare Queen before she destroys the human world. To do this he must plunge deep into the realm of faerie — the Endless Stair, the Faerie Forest, the Slumbering Palace. With Erline travelling at his side he must master powerful and arcane magical spells, and use them to overcome the strange and twisted servants of Nightmare. He must solve challenging puzzles, and decipher the mysteries of alchemy. He must discover the secrets of the Nightmare Queen’s power and undo the damage that she has wrought.”

A new set of Sorcery screenshots can be seen at the gallery.

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