What would you do to save the ones you love?
NIS has announced today that Monark, a new RPG from developer FuRyu, is currently in the works. And, from the looks of it, it’s going to be just as psychologically probing as previous FuRyu titles.
In Monark, players will assume the role of a Shin Mikado student who finds themselves amidst a crisis as their school is surrounded by a mysterious and deadly Mist. In order to save their friends and fellow classmates, players will need to enter the Otherworld, a Daemon-filled dimension beyond the real world. While inside of the Otherworld, players will make use of Fiends—physical manifestations of their own Ego—as they combat the horrors which threaten them throughout their journey, including the seven “Pactbearers” responsible for bringing corruption to the academy. For more information, you can check out an official list of key features below.
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.
Monark is slated to release in early 2022, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4. Are you looking forward to the latest FuRyu RPG? What are your thoughts on the game’s mechanics? Let us know in the comments below!