NIS America will release FuRyu and Lancarse-developed RPG Monark for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in early 2022 in the west, the company announced. It will feature English and Japanese voice-overs.
Pre-orders for a $99.99 limited edition are now available at the NIS America Online Store, which includes a collector’s box, hardcover art book, VANI limited soundtrack, “Seven Sins” cloth poster, and “PIeces of Ambition” set of five acrylic stands.
In Japan and Asia, Monark is due out for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch on October 14.
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
How far will you go to save the ones you love? Could you face the threats that surround you? Could you face yourself?
Your world is plunged into madness when the mysterious and deadly Mist surrounds Shin Mikado Academy. In order to save your friends, you enter the Otherworld, a Daemon-filled dimension beyond the real world. Within this enigmatic realm, you must learn to harness your Authority of Vanity and conjure a battalion of Fiends, whose power comes from the Ego of their master.
Develop your Ego through various psychological tests to enhance the power of your Fiends, and lead your forces into battle to fight with and against the seven “Pactbearers” that are corrupting the academy. Embrace the power of your madness to gain strength, but take care not to delve too far, lest you risk losing yourself. Fellow students and instructors will lend you their aid in your quest to resolve the anomalies throughout the campus.
- Descent into Madness – Jump between exploring the Mist of the real world and fighting within the enigmatic Otherworld. Call upon allies, fight enemies, and unravel the mysteries surrounding your academy. Will you save the world or go mad and destroy yourself?
- Into The Mist and Beyond – Dive into a dark realm where reality and the self collide. The mysterious worlds you’ll explore are brought to life in a surreal, dark neo-fantasy style, with intricate character designs and evocative settings.
- Power of the Ego – Strengthen your Ego and customize the appearance and abilities of your Fiends. Unlock different Fiends to command in battle, and use the freeform tactical system to position your units and unleash destruction upon your enemies.
Read more about the game here.
Watch the English announcement trailer below. Visit the official English website here.