Koei Tecmo has announced that Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon will soon mark the publisher’s western debut on Nintendo Switch.
The standalone sequel to Nights of Azure from developer Gust Studios, this gothic fairy tale action RPG takes place in a fictional, demon-ridden western European city towwards the end of the 19th century.
The story centres on a knight protector called Alushe Anatoria and her two childhood friends – Liliana Selphin, a kind-hearted priestess, and Runhenheid Ariarod, a holy knight of the Lourdes Order.
While guarding Liliana, Alushe is ambushed and killed only to later awaken as an artificial half-demon at the hands of the New Curia – a religious organisation with dark ties. Now finding herself in the company of unlikely allies with their own past and agenda, Alushe’s desire to save Liliana gives the strength necessary to scatter the shadows that shroud the world, as well as the motivation to uncover the shocking truth behind the mysterious Queen of the Moon.
Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon will release for Nintendo Switch across North America on October 24th and in Europe on October 27th.