"I choose you... to read this contract!"
About three years ago, Studio Aurum pitched Monster Crown on Kickstarter, a monster-battling RPG which wasn’t shy about taking inspiration from a certain popular Game Freak franchise. After making over nine times as much money as the initial goal, the title then shifted to Early Access on PC, where it was...
"We're not slowing down anytime soon"
Pokémon-like games have really caught on over the past few years, and one, in particular, that got quite a bit of attention last October was Monster Crown - an eShop release we described as "a jankier and less addictive version of the oldest Pokémon games" that took us back to the 8-bit Pokémon days. If...
Disco Elysium! Monster Crown! a!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail eShop - New Releases: Disco Elysium - The Final Cut (ZA/UM,...
Breed over 200 monsters
Today sees the launch of Monster Crown, a monster-taming RPG that's looking to give Pokémon fans an alternative take on the genre on Switch. If you've read our full review, you'll know that Monster Crown is a decent effort but one that, in our opinion, ultimately feels like "a jankier and less addictive version of the...
Metroid Dread! Disco Elysium - The Final Cut! Tetris Effect: Connected!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - Highlights:...
Breed and fuse over 200 base monsters
Soedesco has announced that pre-orders for Monster Crown, the Pokémon-like monster collecting game from developer Studio Aurum, will go live on Nintendo Switch today. The game's been in the works for some time now, with a Kickstarter campaign going live back in 2018, and we actually shared
Regular updates to follow
Indie publisher Soedesco has revealed that it will be taking control of publishing duties for Monster Crown, a Pokémon-inspired monster taming game we reported on last year. If you didn't hear about this one, Monster Crown boasts many of the features you would expect to find in a Pokémon game - monster collecting, online...
New monster design and info revealed
Around a month ago we reported on Monster Crown, a heavily Pokémon-inspired Kickstarter project that places an emphasis on the breeding element of your monster-taming adventure. Since then, the crowdfunding campaign has gone on to be a huge success, already generating $35,000 more than its original target. The...
For many of us, the early Pokémon titles are truly special; it only takes one quick glance at those adorable little sprites, or just a handful of notes from its chiptune perfection, to throw us head-first into the world's best nostalgia trip. Monster Crown is a game that aims to channel that nostalgia, taking games like Pokémon...
Dive into a dark world where monsters rule and make pacts with them to defeat an evil young woman seeking power. Hunt, battle, tame and breed monsters to create your own legacy. Together with your monsters, you can restore the balance to Crown Island
About Monster Crown
Unravel Crown Island’s dark story as you create your own monster legacy. With a history of sadistic rulers and heroic saviors, the island faces another threat in the form of a malicious young woman seeking power. It’s up to you and the monsters you make pacts with to prevent the return of tyranny. Will your decisions make you a savior or a dark messiah?
- Make pacts with monsters to receive their protection in return for shelter
- Breed and fuse over 200 base monsters to create your own new species
- Travel across Crown Island with your monster allies to uncover a dark world.
- Make a pivotal decision that will drastically change the ending and post-game
- Play online to battle and trade, and have your new species reach across the globe