Action RPG Crystar is Heading to the Nintendo Switch

Written by Chad

October 19, 2021

NIS America is excited to announce that Crystar, an action RPG title from FURYU CORPORATION, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch in spring 2022! Rei and Mirai are sisters who are suddenly dragged into a mysterious world known as Purgatory, where otherworldly monsters lurk. It is in this strange realm that Rei not only discovers a hidden power that allows her to fight back, but consequently leads to her downfall as she loses control and accidentally kills her sister Mirai.

Overcome with grief and despair, Rei is approached by Demons who offer her a sinister contract: serve as their Executioner and rid Purgatory of the corrupted monsters that plague them, and in return, they’ll grant her the means to revive her sister. As Rei teams up with a group of other Executioners, including Kokoro, Sen, and Nanana, each with their own unique abilities, she will discover the truths of the fragmented souls within Purgatory. Ultimately, Rei must wrestle with the demons around and within herself as she desperately searches for a way to save her sister and return home.

Crystar places you in a grim world where lost souls dwell and your tears grant you power. Swap between a cast of unique playable characters and use their strengths to challenge deranged hordes of Specters and Revenants. Build up your Tear Gauge in battle and use it to summon mighty Guardians to stand alongside you. And when the Torments from defeated foes threaten to overwhelm you with despair, weep and grieve to achieve catharsis and draw strength from your woes to enhance your attacks and armor.

With the use of four playable characters, Crystar allows players to use each character’s unique build and skill set to the max while featuring their personalities and story. The main playable characters are:

  • Rei, the game’s protagonist who longs to revive the sister she killed.
  • Kokoro, a woman driven by revenge for the loss of the man and child she loves most.
  • Sen, a young girl who fights in Purgatory to pursue the justice she believes in.
  • Nanana, a humanoid Revenant obsessed with Rei and shrouded in mystery.

Each character, playable or not, contributes to the enigmatic narrative that is Crystar.

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