Square Enix has fumbled typically, and in baffling vogue, again and again with a lot of its video games over current years, however one factor the writer deserves quite a lot of credit score for it constantly investing in smaller and extra experimental titles, a lot of which regularly find yourself kicking off their very own new franchises. Earlier this 12 months, the Japanese firm introduced The DioField Chronicle, a recreation that in all probability gained’t blow anybody’s socks off from a visible perspective, however actually turned some heads with its promise of a deep real-time techniques RPG expertise in a fantasy setting.
At the time, the recreation was given a obscure 2022 launch window, however in the time since then, there have been subsequent to no updates on it. It appears, nonetheless, that that would quickly change. The DioField Chronicle was not too long ago rated by the ESRB, revealing some transient new particulars about it and its gameplay. Interestingly, classification scores tend to reach near their launch dates, so it’s doable that Square Enix will quickly be asserting one for The DioField Chronicle- and there’s probability that it gained’t be distant.
“This is a role-playing game in which players control mercenaries battling rival factions in a fantastical world,” the ranking abstract reads. “From a top-down perspective, players engage in tactical battles against human soldiers and fantastical creatures (e.g., giant wolves, dragons, the undead). Players select attack moves from a menu as their party members move around the battlefield; characters use guns, swords, and magic spells/energy blasts to defeat enemies. Cutscenes depict further instances of violence and blood: characters impaled by swords; soldiers battling with swords/lances, amid splatters of blood; still images of characters lying in pools of blood. In one storyline, a villain kidnaps village women, forcing them to work in a brothel.”
Whenever it launches, The DioField Chronicle might be obtainable on PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.