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NIS America to Release The Lost Child RPG in N. America, Europe

posted on by Karen Ressler
PS4/PS Vita game slated for 2018

NIS America announced on Thursday that it will release the role-playing game The Lost Child in North America and Europe in 2018. The game will be available physically and digitally for PlayStation 4 and digitally for PlayStation Vita.

The company began streaming an announcement trailer:

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron director and character designer Sawaki Takeyasu is helming the project. NIS America describes the game's story, which is connected to El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron:

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 demons 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 our world...

The game shipped for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan on August 24.

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron first shipped for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in Japan in April 2011, followed by a North American release in August 2011 and a European release in September 2011. The El Shaddai Social Battle game for Android devices launched in 2012. Takeyasu acquired all intellectual property rights for the game from Ignition Entertainment in May 2013, and the El Shaddai Coin&Epic Android and iOS game launched in August 2013.


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