Western Release for New Japanese Dungeon RPG “The Lost Child” Set for Summer 2018

NIS America has announced the western release window for The Lost Child, the new dungeon RPG from the creator of El Shaddai.

The new game will launch via digital and retail storefronts sometime this summer in North America and Europe, for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. The PS Vita release is digital only.

Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the game.

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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