Indie publisher Modus Games and developers Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK have announced Cris Tales, a new RPG which harks back to classic JRPGs. The game was revealed during yesterday's PC Gaming Show at E3.

The game follows its heroine’s quest through past and future visions of her world where she hopes to fight against a merciless Empress’ rule and prevent a cataclysm. A demo for the game has become available from now until 24th June on Steam, but a full Switch release is planned to release next year.

Here's some more info for you courtesy of the game's press release:

Cris Tales’ combat calls for a calculated strategy as players guide protagonist Crisbell and her allies through turn-based battles where a unique time magic mechanic can alter her foes’ timelines. Attributes and advantages change depending on an enemy’s placement in time, making each encounter an engaging dance of coordinating team strikes, defense possibilities, and warping timetables.

Crisbell’s journey leads her through a fantastical and exquisitely detailed world where she’ll meet incredible allies and witness stunning vistas across five varied regions, like the pristine towers of the kingdom of Crystallis and the grimy slums of Saint Clarity. Her party’s actions leave a profound influence across time in and out of battle, meaningfully impacting gameplay. Witness the results of your choices in real time through traditionally animated graphics and experience a branching ending while braving a visually dynamic land in need of saving.

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