NIS America will release strategy RPG Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch in spring 2023 in the west, the publisher announced. It will feature English and Japanese audio with English text.
The game first launched for PlayStation 4 and Switch on January 27 in Japan. The western release is the first appearance of a PlayStation 5 version.
Pre-orders for the $89.99 limited edition are now available at NIS America Online Store, which includes a copy of the Deluxe Edition, art book, two-disc soundtrack, apron, salt and pepper shakers, set of four art cards, and collector’s box.
Here is an overview of the game, via NIS America:
Joining the strategy RPG ranks, Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook brings new flavors of strategy and adventure to the Nippon Ichi Software mix!
Tighten your pack and loosen your belt before digging into this dungeon-crawling survival adventure! Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook spices up the classic strategy RPG formula with deliciously fun cooking-based mechanics. Indulge in detailed character creation for your party, gather resources, ingredients, and items while exploring, and fight monsters in tactical combat. Then kick back by the campfire as you use what you’ve collected to cook meals that can give you the edge for your next course of dungeon delving.
- All You Can Eat – Defeat and devour monsters in combat or use their meat to cook meals at the campfire to recover HP, boost your skills, and raise your stats!
- Choose Your Own Adventurer – Create your team of up to four adventurers by customizing the class, appearance, voice, and pose of each one!
- A Flavor of Its Own – Experience a unique combination of gameplay from the strategy RPG, roguelike, and survival game genres!
Watch the announcement trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.