The official Scarlet Nexus Twitter account has announced that the action JRPG has finally received its demo on PC via Steam. This demo was available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One before the game’s launch, so while the PC’s retrieval of this feature is rather late, it’s appreciated nonetheless.
While Scarlet Nexus is far from a JRPG definer or a must-play, it is certainly a qualitative experience I think most JRPG fans will enjoy, at least to varying levels. Qualms aside, I hope this game sells well, and the anime performs solidly to make this IP an ongoing franchise because there’s plenty of untapped potential.
Scarlet Nexus is set in the distant future, where a psionic hormone has been discovered in the human brain. This leads to people gaining extra-sensory powers and thus changing the world. Humanity entered a new era, but deranged mutants known as Others begin to descend from the sky with a hunger for human brains.
These enemies aren’t affected by mortal weapons, so humanity is forced to rely on those with abilities to save the world. Players take on the role of Yuito Sumeragi or Kasane Randall to uncover the mysteries of a Brain Punk future that is caught between technology and psychic abilities.
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