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LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2019)SQUARE ENIX® today announced that a playable demo for ONINAKI™, the latest action-RPG developed by the talented Tokyo RPG Factory team, is now available to download for the Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and STEAM®, ahead of its launch on August 22, 2019.

 

A new ONINAKI Demo Trailer is available at: https://youtu.be/IzMwx7Qbysc.

 

In ONINAKI, players will follow the story of Kagachi, a young watcher whose duty is to usher Lost Souls into the next world. After meeting a mysterious girl named Linne, his fate becomes entwined with blood and death. The newly released ONINAKI demo features extensive gameplay options and a deep “Story Mode” that lets players experience the opening of the game’s epic tale of life, death and reincarnation, including an option to allow players’ progress to be carried over to the main game upon release. A “Battle Mode” is also included, where players can enjoy thrilling combat using an upgraded character possessed by four Daemons that perform exciting and varied alternate job roles, with unique combat weapons and abilities.

 

Fans excited for the upcoming release of ONINAKI can also now pre-order the game digitally for the Nintendo Switch system, PlayStation®4 system, and STEAM. Pre-orders for the Nintendo Switch system will give players the Ouka-Setsugetsu sword weapon, while players on the PlayStation®4 system will receive the Emrys spear weapon and an exclusive dynamic theme. Finally, players on STEAM will get the Titan axe weapon and an exclusive wallpaper. As an added bonus, all pre-orders of the game have a 10% discount until launch.

 

ONINAKI will be available digitally on the Nintendo Switch system, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and STEAM on August 22. The title is rated T (Teen) by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). For more information, visit: www.oninaki.com.

 

All press assets can be found at: http://sqex.to/Media.

 

Related Links:

Tokyo RPG Factory Homepage: www.tokyorpgfactory.com

Official Facebook: www.facebook.com/squareenix    

Official Twitter: @squareenix   

Official Instagram: @squareenix  

Official YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/squareenixNA

 

About ONINAKI

ONINAKI is the third title from Tokyo RPG Factory and the studio’s first foray into the action-RPG genre, sustaining the studio’s mission in taking inspiration from classic Japanese role-playing games to create a captivating experience on modern platforms. Following the release of I Am Setsuna™ in 2016 and LOST SPHEAR™ in 2018, ONINAKI’s inspired art direction, deep character development and captivating storyline contribute to a unique, yet familiar JRPG experience.

 

About Tokyo RPG Factory

Established in August 2014, Tokyo RPG Factory is a studio within Square Enix specializing in Japanese RPGs. The studio revisits the ethos and practices used to develop during the 16-bit era and aims to re-introduce the classic JRPG style to current hardware, mixing the spirit of the past with technologies of today. Taking inspiration from the golden era of JRPGs and their storytelling, innovation and depth – the first title from the studio, I Am Setsuna was released in 2016, with their second title LOST SPHEAR releasing in 2018.

 

About Square Enix, Inc.

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix group of companies. Square Enix, Inc. is affiliated with a global network of leading development studios such as Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal™. The Square Enix group of companies boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 144 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 78 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 74 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

 

More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at https://square-enix-games.com.

 

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© 2019 SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved. Developed by Tokyo RPG Factory.

ONINAKI, the ONINAKI logo, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, EIDOS MONTREAL, FINAL FANTASY, I AM SETSUNA, LOST SPHEAR, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO, TOKYO RPG FACTORY, and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix group of companies. Steam is a registered trademark of Valve Corporation. Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo Co., Ltd. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

 

Media Contact:

Emily Shoji

Square Enix, Inc.

310.846.0400

[email protected]