Cris Tales (NSW) – Nintendo Switch

June 12, 2019 - Comment

Cris Tales is a gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs with a new perspective. Peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future — all on one screen as you play! Join the newly awakened Time Mage Crisbell and her fantastical companions in a fantasy world

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Cris Tales is a gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs with a new perspective. Peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future — all on one screen as you play! Join the newly awakened Time Mage Crisbell and her fantastical companions in a fantasy world facing a grim future. The powerful Time Empress and her forces threaten to bring about a cataclysm tearing apart Crystallis and the other four Kingdoms of the region. To stop the Time Empress and rewrite the future of the land, you will embark on a harrowing journey across the kingdoms, meeting and recruiting powerful allies to aid in the fight. Master their abilities and Crisbell’s unique Time Magic to overcome mighty foes – send them into the past to face their weaker, younger selves, send a foe to a future where they’ve succumbed to all the damage of a poison applied in the present, or create your own strategies in this one-of-a-kind combat system. As Crisbell’s powers grow, you will make choices with far-reaching consequences for the people you meet – consequences that will impact the world you’ll experience in real-time throughout your journey. Every character, NPC, enemy, and even Kingdom has a past, a present and one or more futures, depending on your actions! Beautifully hand-drawn 2D art is animated frame by frame to bring the branching possibilities to life across more than 20 hours of gameplay. Experience a unique combination of branching stories, innovative combat, and classic RPG excitement in Cris Tales’ exciting and unforgettable exploration of how our actions echo through time.

Product Features

  • A Love Letter to Classic JRPGs – Inspired by timeless JRPGs, meet and recruit a unique cast of teammates, challenge myriad enemies, and make your way through an expansive world
  • Experience the Past, Present, and Future Simultaneously – Peer into and learn from the past, decide on actions in the present, and alter the course of the future depending on the choices you make
  • Master Strategic Turn-Based Combat – Warp enemies into the past or future, synchronize attacks for enhanced group abilities, master timing of attack/defense to go beyond your party’s limits in combat
  • Uncover a Fascinating Story & Characters -Use your wits and recruit powerful allies to uncover and undo the Empress’ multi-faceted web and make your way to the True Ending of this enchanting tale
  • Discover a Beautiful World – Climb aboard an airship or boat and traverse a handcrafted, dark fairytale world discovering each unique location and shaping its future