PQube and Arc System Works are excited to announce classic dungeon crawling JRPG Kowloon High-School Chronicle is out today on Nintendo Switch!
Combining first person dungeon crawling with visual novel style storytelling, battle your way through hidden chambers and high-school life. Build your party by developing friendships with classmates by day and chase treasure through ancient ruins by night in Kowloon High-School Chronicle.
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From the pyramid crypts of Egypt to the ancient ruins buried deep under the streets of Japan, take on the role of Kuro Habaki as you join a society of treasure hunters, dedicated to seeking hidden relics that are said to perform miracles, and unlocking their power!
Your next mission takes place at Kamiyoshi High School in Tokyo where mystery surrounds the nearby cemetery and the ruins beneath.
Playing as the mysterious and aloof Habaki, you must earn the trust and friendship of your classmates to team up, and with their help uncover the school’s mysterious secrets.
In the evening, abandon your normal life as a student and take on the guise of treasure hunter. Explore complex ruins solving puzzles, battling creatures and avoiding traps as you search for ancient relics.
Mythical and ancient beasts lord over the many archaic dungeons you will explore, protecting the treasures you seek. Featuring turn-based combat, utilise the Action Point system to move, use resources and strike hard as you face off against these bygone creatures.
While exploring the ruins beneath the school, collect items to craft and solve puzzles that will allow you to clear each dungeon, venture deeper into their labyrinthine tunnels and uncover ancient artefacts.
Facing a variety of creatures and puzzles that require a myriad of skills, develop your treasure seeking party by building relationships with your peers by day – heading to school every day, you’ll meet
Utilising the unique, communication mechanic, choose from varying degrees of emotional intensity to engage with your fellow classmates and navigate life as high school student.
Joy, love, anger, sadness and more will determine the tone of your conversations, influencing how other characters will respond to you throughout the game.