Sci-Fi Visual Novel ‘Archetype Arcadia’ Coming to Consoles This October

PQube announced they will publish the Water Pheonix-developed sci-fi visual novel Archetype Arcadia on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch on October 24, 2023. The game was initially released on Steam in 2022 but without English support.

Archetype Arcadia tells a dark sci-fi story where a deadly disease wipes out most of humanity, bringing chaos to the world. Players assume the role of Rust, an older brother and one of the few remaining humans that must step into a VR world where the answers to the missing populace and the disease that caused it, seem to lie.

Through the game, players can experience the story events unfold from different perspectives. This allows for a unique way to roll out the full narrative, which may reveal the protagonist has the wrong idea about what is going on. Further, memories become powerful weapons in this Virtual World. Experience tragic and moving moments of the past in order to battle onwards. Players can make choices through the narrative, which may lead to bad endings depending on what players decide to do.

Archetype Arcadia is a dynamic visual novel set in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious disease called ‘Original Sindrome’ plagues its victims. The story revolves around the protagonist, Rust, and his sister Kristin, as they enter the game Archetype Arcadia in search of a cure for the disease. Those affected by ‘Original Sindrome’ suffer from insanity, sensory illusions, and uncontrollable urges.

We’ll keep you updated on the console release of Archetype Arcadia.

You can watch the reveal trailer below:

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