Square Enix Reveals Minimalist RPG Dungeon Encounters

Sq. Enix is leaning on the creator of the Energetic Time Struggle (ATB) procedure from Remaining Fantasy to build a new, special RPG experience set to appear out in two months. Hiroyuki Ito, acknowledged for ATB and directing Remaining Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age, sales opportunities this minimalist dungeon crawler known as Dungeon Encounters.

Dungeon Encounters jobs players to take a look at grid-dependent labyrinths where by, together the way, you will discover allies, struggle monsters, and earn abilities. Traversing these barren maps glimpse to be a large element of Dungeon Encounters. Every square you shift is counted, with total map completions satisfying skill points. Capabilities can strategically shift enemy or participant placements in the dungeon to dodge a conflict or journey to a tricky-to-attain phase of the gameboard.

Beat performs out with, you guessed it, the Energetic Time Fight system. Adventuring in the mazes, you will arrive throughout a wide range of people to include to your celebration. The trailer higher than demonstrates off a ton of prospective close friends acquire together grid spelunking. These occasion users are not special to humanoid adventurers but also contain a sword-wielding doggy, a panther, and my favored so far, a sizeable Totoro-like character named Sir Cat.

We do not have to wait lengthy to delve deep down into Dungeon Encounters. It’s releasing on PlayStation 4, Switch, and Steam on October 14.


The latest trend of checking out RPG units in minimalistic visible spaces is intriguing, nevertheless not fully new. Previous 7 days noticed the announcement of Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars, a game in a identical vein relying on a card aesthetic rather of sprites or 3D designs for its people. I’m all for it as extensive as the techniques to participate in with are enjoyment. What do you think of Dungeon Encounters and its stripped-down search? Permit us know in the feedback!