Whereas some firms can’t maintain a single factor from leaking into the palms of avid gamers, Square Enix appears to be preserving an extremely tight ship. At Tokyo Game Show throughout Sqaure Enix Presents, they introduced Dungeon Encounters, a brand new dungeon exploration RPG from Final Fantasy veterans Hiroyuki Ito and Hiroaki Kato. Surprisingly the game is simply two weeks from launch later this month.

Dungeon Encounters isn’t a straightforward game to elucidate. There are 100 ranges within the dungeon and the goal appears to be to ensure every one in all them is mapped absolutely. This is finished by ensuring you step on each sq. of the second grid-based dungeon flooring. There are traps to keep away from, treasures and different objects to seek out, and totally different occasions like visits to armor and weapon retailers which are triggered by a sequence of hexadecimal quantity codes on the dungeon flooring. The solely approach you’re going to map your complete flooring is thru trial and error.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a lot of a dungeon explorer if there weren’t monsters to come across. These are battled by means of the “newly polished and refined” menu-based Active Time Battle (ATB) system that’s been borrowed from Final Fantasy. There are frequent enemies that shall be encountered often and a few that may evolve over time. There are additionally uncommon enemies that gamers are inspired to seek out. Enemies gained’t be defeated on their very own although, so gamers must put collectively a celebration from misplaced associates they’ll discover all through the dungeon flooring. These embody a panther referred to as Elva and a gentleman referred to as Guyselblanc who can seemingly flip himself right into a hamster. Take a take a look at the trailer and see if you may get your head round it.

The game’s minimal design is deliberate to ensure gamers give attention to the gameplay mechanics as an alternative. At least they will get pleasure from a soundtrack from musical director Nobuo Uematsu that features “a modern take on classical tracks.” Dungeon Encounters is releasing on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam on October 14. It launches with a 20% low cost till October 28 on the PlayStation Store.

[Source: Square Enix]