NIS America announced that it is releasing the previously revealed Crymachina sci-fi RPG worldwide for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC in Fall 2023.
The game will see its launch in Japan first on July 6 with a standard version priced at JPY$7,980 at retail and JPY$7,700 digitally. A physical, limited quantity limited edition will also be available for JPY$12,680 and a Digital Deluxe Edition for JPY7,700.
Crymachina is an fast-paced action RPG that centers on the mechanical girls striving to survive in a post-apocalyptic world to become “Real Humans.” Join three E.V.E, the recreated psyches of deceased humans instilled in synthetic bodies, as they seek their full-fledged humanity and explore Eden to discover the secrets hidden within.
The game will feature character design by Rolua, who has provide illustration on the light novel series The Sword of Princess Gluttony and the game Star Ocean Anamnesis, and Yoshi., who is also working on the Kodansha game Izon.
▍Crymachina 1st Trailer [JP]
▍Crymachina Story & Worldview
In modern times, a strange disease runs rampant. A young girl named Lebel Distel who teeters on the brink of death hears a mysterious voice—“You have been chosen.” Though taken by darkness, Leben awakens to find herself in a dark, post-apocalyptic world and is greeted by an android named Enoa.
Leben finds herself in Eden, the Propagation Plant, where machines continue to operate with the goal of creating “Real Humans” to restore humanity. Guided by Enoa, Leben becomes entangled in the battle to become a “Real Human.”
The story of love spun by mechanical girls
The mechanical girls Leben, Enoa, Mikoto and Ami swore to live together as a pseudo-family. Crymachina digs deep to the subtleties of the girls’ hearts unraveling a story that makes you feel the power of love.
The”Eden” and “Imitation Garden”
The story of Crymachina progresses back and forth between the two worlds, “Eden” and the “Imitation Garden”.
In Eden, you’ll face exhilarating and cathartic battles against mechanical enemies and discover the unknowns of the dark world.
Then return to your base, the Imitation Garden, to relax, customize your weapons, and enjoy lighthearted and heartwarming conversations between the girls.
Attack and defend with exhilarating action
In Crymachina, players can switch between three playable characters each stage and take advantages on their melee and long-range attacks for powerful combos. You can dodge and counter attacks to turn the tides of your battles.
Weapons that hold the key to victory – “Subordinates”
By defeating enemies, you can collect weapons hovering over your characters, known as Subordinates. More than 70 types of vassals with different appearances and performances are available for customization, as you adjust their skills and status according to strategy.
▍Crymachina Characters & Cast
Enoa – CV: Hikaru Tono
A self-evolving machine that operates for the revival of mankind. Her favorite phrase is “Hanamaru”.
Leben Distel – CV: Risa Tsumugi)
She has memories of being a 17-year-old girl who died of an illness in the 21st century. However, since she woke up, she can’t recall the details.
Mikoto Chigiku – CV: Ruriko Aoki
She has memories of living as an 18-year-old girl in Japan in the 21st century. She has a strong sense of chivalry and has a strong mental that allows her never give up in difficult situations. She is a senior to Leben, and guides her through the journey.
Ami Shito – CV: Minami Takahashi
She has memories of living as an 18-year-old girl in Japan in the 21st century. She loves Enoa, Leban, Mikoto like a family. She has a gentle and caring personality, but also shows a harsh side when someone hurts her family. She has specific affinity on Mikoto.