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  ONINAKI NOW AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE ON NINTENDO SWITCH, PLAYSTATION ®4 SYSTEM AND STEAM
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08/22/2019
 


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LOS ANGELES (Aug. 22, 2019) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced that ONINAKI™, the latest action-RPG developed by the talented Tokyo RPG Factory™ team, is now available for the Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and STEAM®.

The ONINAKI Launch Trailer is available at: https://youtu.be/y83cGQDZWS8.

With supervision by Creative Producer Takashi Tokita (CHRONO TRIGGER®, Parasite Eve), ONINAKI depicts 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. Kagachi can unleash the powers of Daemons against his foes, using them to provide unique and powerful skills and abilities during gameplay.

With highly customizable skill trees for each Daemon, fast and engaging action-RPG gameplay mechanics and a mysterious, involving story, ONINAKI is set to take players to a whole new world where death is only the beginning.

ONINAKI is now available for the Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4 system and STEAM. A free playable demo for ONINAKI is also available for download for all three platforms. This 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

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Tokyo RPG Factory Homepage: www.tokyorpgfactory.com

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Official Twitter: @squareenix   

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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 Group 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, CHRONO TRIGGER, 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. Switch is a trademark of Nintendo Co., Ltd. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

 

Media Contact:

Emily Shoji

Square Enix, Inc.

[email protected]