Death end re;Quest 2 launches this summer in the west

Watch the opening movie.

Death end re;Quest 2

Death end re;Quest 2 will launch for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam this summer in North America and Europe, publisher Idea Factory International announced.

Additionally, the publisher has released the game’s opening movie, as well as updated shared the following details on the game’s day and night system:

Day and Night

Gameplay is split between two time periods: day and night. During midday, you can visit the dormitory and explore Le Choara to search for clues.

As evening sets in, the town metamorphoses into a haunted shell of itself. In the shadows sneak carnivorous creatures of the night. Players must delve into both day and night to learn in full what horrific secrets are buried in this secluded town.

Will Mai survive long enough to find her younger sister?

Here is an overview of the game, via Idea Factory International:

Story

Mai Toyama seeks an escape from her traumatic past. She becomes enrolled at Wordsworth, an all-girl’s dormitory situated in the small, mountainous town known as Le Choara where it was rumored that her sister, Sanae, was last seen. Hopeful, Mai seeks to find her kin, but she soon finds terrifying inhabitants which lurk throughout the town after dark. At night, Le Choara’s streets are filled with Shadow Matter—a horrific group of menacing creatures. Around every cobblestone corner, Mai discovers that her hope of finding her sister lies beneath the long-buried secrets which haunt Le Choara.

Key Features

  • Overkill Brings Huge Rewards – The Overkill system is an added feature where characters can stack damage beyond the health of an enemy for bonus experience! Try to inflict as much damage to all the monsters for bigger rewards.
  • Beware of the Berserker – During dungeon exploration and battle, a faceless, black figure will appear out of nowhere. The figure will also display an area of attack once it appears. Mai and her squad must step away from the Berserker’s area of attack, as it will instantly kill anyone with one single blow. Run away from the Berserker in the dungeon or defeat all the existing monsters in the battlefield to escape!​
  • Day n’ Night – Mai will need to explore the town of Le Choara during the day and speak with the townspeople to find out clues as to where her sister is. By night, Mai will fight her way through dark creatures stylized in a turn-based RPG. Experience the story through the lens of a visual novel during the day and battle it out against horrific creatures by night!​​
  • Don’t Call it a Knockback – The Knockback system is back in Death end re;Quest 2, but this time, Mai and her squad can smack Shadow Matter even harder! Combo your attacks by flinging monsters to other party members!​

Watch the opening movie below.

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