Roguelike deck-building RPG Monster Slayers launches May 15 for PS4, May 18 for Xbox One

Create a hero, build a deck, and defeat the legendary Harbinger.

Monster Slayers

Following its PC launch in March 2017, roguelike deck-building RPG Monster Slayers will launch for PlayStation 4 on May 15 in North America and May 16 in Europe, and for Xbox One on May 18, publisher Digerati and developer Nerdook Productions announced. A release date for the PS Vita version is still to be announced. Users who pre-order the game will receive a 20 percent discount.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

About

Monster Slayers is a rogue-like deck-building RPG adventure with an innovative card-based battle system that lets you customize a deck to suit your play style. Create a hero to join the Monster Slayers Guild and choose your path through the perilous Northern Valley as you follow your quest to defeat the legendary Harbinger and become a true Monster Slayer.

Key Features

  • Battle undead goblins, lion outlaws, mighty dragons and other monstrous foes using a unique card-based combat system
  • Strategically shape your deck as you acquire new cards from merchants, treasure chests, and allies
  • Collect fame from each run to unlock new abilities that can be used by future heroes
  • Every playthrough is different: levels, enemy encounters and loot are randomly generated
  • 12 different character classes to choose from: Rogue, Ranger, Knight, Barbarian, Cleric, Wizard, Assassin, Beastmaster, Apothecary, Brute, Monk, and Necromancer
  • Recruit companions to join you on your quest and make use of their special abilities
  • Equip your hero with stat-boosting loot to improve the chances of victory
  • Beat the game to unlock the ultimate challenge: Legendary Mode
  • Inspired by the much-loved deck-building RPG, Dream Quest, created by Peter Whalen (Hearthstone)

Watch a trailer below.

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