El Shaddai Creator’s New Game “The Lost Child” Heads West on PS4, PS Vita

NIS America has announced a western release for El Shaddai creator Takeyasu Sawaki’s new game, The Lost Child.

The game will launch for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita sometime next year in North America and Europe. Featured above, you can view an announcement trailer for the western release.

A limited edition for the game on PlayStation 4 was also announced, it includes:

  • The Lost Child for PS4™
  • Official Soundtrack
  • Official Hardcover Art Book
  • Collector’s Box

You can find it over on the NIS America Online Store, for $59.99.

Here’s a rundown on the game, via NIS America:

Occult journalist, Hayato Ibuki, encounters a strange girl during his investigations into a series of mysterious suicides in Tokyo. She implores that Hayato must live, before bestowing upon him a mystical device that allows him to capture celestial and arcane creatures. He is now thrust into a world beyond our own, home to horrific monsters and celestial beings. In it, he must delve into dungeons called Layers and solve the mystery of the device. Where his journey leads him could decide the fate of the our world…

Key Features

  • Mythology Unbound – Features 50+ entities from myths and legends to capture, each with three unique forms to progress through!
  • Spread the Wealth of Knowledge – There are more than 250 skills to learn and distribute among your party of captured Astrals.
  • The Infinite Abyss Awaits – Test yourself against massive dungeons with up to 99 floors of deathly dangers!
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