505 Games publishing monster-raising Re:Legend on Switch | Nintendo Wire

Italian publisher 505 Games (Portal Knights, Bloodstained) has announced the next game it’ll be bringing to Switch – the monster-ranging simulation RPG Re:Legend.

Kickstarted in August of last year, the bright and colorful game has a focus on raising creatures, known as Magnus, which can help you in combat, farming, fishing, traveling and more. Check out one of the trailers and 505’s press release below:
 

 

Coming to Early Access on Steam for PC in 2018, with additional plans for console releases on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, Re:Legend is an all-encompassing RPG-simulator hybrid that combines farming and life-simulation mechanics with monster-raising and multiplayer features. Players can build and expand their village through a variety of activities including farming, fishing and crafting, while venturing through a dangerous world filled with challenges. Raising nearly $500,000 USD on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, Re:Legend is the most successfully backed game campaign in the history of South-east Asia.

Players begin their adventure on Vokka Island in the land of Ethia, where they are tasked with starting a new life and must find a way to recover their lost memories, setting the stage for an great adventure as they learn to survive on the island by cultivating the land, befriending villagers, expanding and growing the village and raising their very own magical monsters, known as “Magnus.”

Key Features

  • Monster-Raising – Raise mythical creatures known as “Magnus”, monsters who live in the land of Ethia, the world where Vokka Island is located. Every Magnus is tamable, aiding players in many ways such as combat, farming, fishing, travelling and much more! They will also grow differently depending on your care.
  • Farming and Cultivating – Players can cultivate the farms of Vokka island to acquire food and materials for the village or themselves. Growing crops is not limited to the land, as the Vokka Island allows players to grow crops and keep exotic fish underwater!
  • Combat – The World of Ethia is filled with dangerous wildlife and combat skills are essential to survive.
  • Players can wield weapons of their desire at any given moment, without being restricted by weapon classes. Players can also mount their tamed Magnus and fight through their adventure!
  • Vokka Village – Vokka Village is where new life begins! Befriend local villagers and join exciting festivals to have a good time. Pay attention to their needs and help them out in their daily lives so they can help retrieve lost memories.
  • Life Skills – Practice makes perfect! Players will gain life skills as they practice them frequently. They level-up organically as activities are carried out.
  • Multiplayer – Play with up to four friends and carry out your adventures together!
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Written by Tom Brown

Always excited to see something a little bit different, Tom is ready to report on games of all shapes and sizes, whether they be wonderful or weird (or, better yet, both.) Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.

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