Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook Launching for PS4, PS5 & Switch May 2023; Gameplay Trailer

Publisher NIS America has shared a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming dungeon-crawling RPG, Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook. Setting off from the adventurer town of Piohne, the protagonist finds themself lost within a dungeon for three days, eventually deciding to eat the leg of a monster’s corpse.

In gameplay, players can gather materials and ingredients to cook, restoring calories and water. Stats and skills can also be learned via cooking. Further, poorly cooked dishes can be utilized as weapons against foes. Combat is turn-based, with the order depending on the units’ speed. Team-up attacks can occur if certain teammates are in the vicinity of each other as well.

Additionally, the title was confirmed to launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch on May 23, 2023.

This dungeon-crawling strategy JRPG fittingly has cooking mechanics for the cast to get a leg up on foes. Players will have to make their 4-person party via character creation, gather items and ingredients during exploration, and tactically battle monsters. Survival and roguelike elements are also included in this experience. Further, English audio will be implemented.

You can view the gameplay release date trailer for Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook below:

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