PQube will release physical standard editions of the side-scrolling action-adventure game developed by Inti Creates Grim Guardians: Demonic Purge for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch in North America and Europe this spring, the company announced. Collector’s editions will follow this summer. PQube will also act as the digital edition publisher for the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 versions.
Get the details below.
When a demon’s castle darkens the land, two sisters challenge its halls. Together they can break the curse!
- Enter the world of Gal Gun: Double Peace again with a 2D metroidvania twist!
- Return of Shinobu and Maya – Your two favorites double peace the demon hunter sisters are back! This time, they are on a mission to return their school, which has turned into a demonic castle, back to normal.
- Different character skills – The two sisters have very different abilities – which one will you choose?
- Visual novel style story sections with beautiful illustrations and fun dialogue!
- Two-player cooperative game – Play with a friend in cooperative mode and defeat the bosses that roam the halls together!
- Use all three difficulty styles to play your way.
- Discover quality and challenge you’d expect from an Inti Creates title, this time with a gothic horror aesthetic.
Standard Physical Editions Coming This Spring
The standard physical editions of Grim Guardians: Demon Purge will be available on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch this spring.
The Collector’s Edition is coming this summer
You can also get your hands on the special Collector’s Edition, which will be released this summer.
The collector’s edition contains:
- A special Collector’s Edition box set.
- A physical copy of Grim Guardians: Demonic Purge.
- Origami paper based on Maya’s special ability.
- A keychain with the image of the Kamizono sisters.
- A set of four A6 art cards.
- A 40-page art book featuring stunning character illustrations and game scenes.
- A holographic acrylic standee featuring Shinobu and Maya in their demon hunting outfit.
- A set of five Grim Guardians: Demonic Purge stickers.
Shinobu and Maya are back
Your two favorites Gal Gun Double Peace the sisters are back for another adventure! Play as either character at any time, each with their own playstyle and strengths. Use both to traverse the halls of the castle and defeat the dangerous bosses that stand in your way!
- shinobu – Kamizono’s older sister, Shinobu has a higher health pool so she can withstand more attacks and act as your tank on the battlefield. She also has her trusty anti-demon submachine gun for long range attacks which will come in handy for taking out enemies from a distance!
- Maya – Younger sister Maya uses a sword for close-range attacks and can also create powerful weapons out of origami! His special protective barrier ability will prove useful despite his lower overall health. Maya’s ability to crouch under smaller spaces will come in handy when getting into hard-to-reach areas!
Maximize the purge gauge so Shinobu and Maya can use a powerful combo attack! Use both characters together to succeed, alternating between Shinobu when you need a defensive stance or Maya when you need all-out attack!
Earn more weapons from boss battles
As you level up and defeat bosses, you’ll get brand new sub-weapons, which come in handy when taking down bosses that were previously immune to your attacks. Be sure to explore every nook and cranny as you search the castle for missing students and unlock new routes!
Adjust the difficulty to your style
Three different difficulty styles are available, giving players the flexibility to tailor the game to how they want to play.
- Casual style – Perfect for beginners or those looking for a casual game.
- Veteran Style – A challenging and rewarding mode inspired by past action games
- Caption Style – Unlock this most dangerous difficulty and see if you are up to the challenge!
Grim Guardians: Demonic Purge also offers two audio options: choose “Pure” for the original Japanese voice acting for the story mode or “Refined” for the combat-focused English voice acting!
Play with a friend in local co-op play
With the ability to jump in at any time during gameplay, gather a friend to join you on your adventure! With each of you controlling one of the sisters, team up to battle these notoriously difficult bosses and perform all-new combo options!
You can even jump over each other to unlock greater heights and access previously inaccessible routes!
Grim Guardians: Demonic Purge is set to release on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam on February 23 for $24.99. Learn more about the game here and here.
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