PQube will release the PlayStation 4 version of Kowloon Highschool Chronicle on March 18 in Europe, day and date with the Japanese version, the publisher announced. Pre-orders for the limited edition are available now via Funstock.
Kowloon Highschool Chronicle is an adventure RPG first released for PlayStation 2 in 2004 in Japan. The new release—which features updated graphics, a 16:9 screen aspect ratio in dungeons, and a fully voiced main scenario—-first launched for Switch in June 2020.
Here is an overview of the game, via PQube:
Student By Day, Treasure Hunter By Night
Playing as the mysterious and aloof Habaki, you must earn the trust and friendship of your classmates to team up, and with their help uncover the school’s mysterious secrets.
In the evening, abandon your normal life as a student and take on the guise of treasure hunter. Explore complex ruins solving puzzles, battling creatures and avoiding traps as you search for ancient relics.
Unique, Emotion-Driven Communication
Utilizing the unique, communication mechanic, choose from varying degrees of emotional intensity to engage with your fellow classmates and navigate life as high school student.
Joy, love, anger, sadness and more will determine the tone of your conversations, influencing how other characters will respond to you throughout the game.
Craft and Puzzle-Solve To Succeed
While exploring the ruins beneath the school, collect items to craft and solve puzzles that will allow you to clear each dungeon, venture deeper into their labyrinthine tunnels and uncover ancient artefacts.
Facing a variety of creatures and puzzles that require a myriad of skills, develop your treasure seeking party by building relationships with your peers during the day.
- First-person dungeon crawling Japanese RPG with visual novel story elements.
- Ordinary high-school student by day, mysterious and aloof treasure hunter by night.
- Cult classic originally released for Japan-only in 2004 on PlayStation 2.
- Battle ancient and mythical creatures with turn-based combat system.
- Explore labyrinthine dungeons seeking hidden relics.
- Build relationships with other students to recruit others to your party.
Watch a new trailer below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.