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Modus Games, Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK have announced that the Cris Tales release date has been delayed into 2021.

“The decision to delay was a tough one, but was made to ensure that the developers at Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK have a chance to bring the best version of Cris Tales to fans anxiously awaiting its release,” explains Modus Games CEO Christina Seelye.

The game is pitched as an “indie love letter to classic JRPGs” that will challenge players to guide the time mage Crisbell on her quest through past and future visions of her world to end the merciless Empress’ rule and prevent a cataclysm.

That quest will take you through five varied regions, where you will see such sights as the pristine towers of the kingdom of Crystallis or the grimy slums of Saint Clarity.

With the ability to peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future, your actions will have a profound impact – leading you to a branching ending.

The turn-based battles will require a calculated strategy, where, using the time magic mechanic, you can change the timelines of your enemies – opening windows to coordinate team strikes, defense possibilities, and warping timetables.

Cris Tales will release at retail and on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide in 2021 priced at £34.99 (€39.99).

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