Moonlighter Comes Physically to Switch

 

Merge Games Ltd., a privately-owned video game publisher, is proud to announce it has agreed a partnership with award-winning developer and a publisher, 11 bit studios. The deal sees Merge Games publishing action adventure RPG / shopkeeping sim, Moonlighter, on Nintendo Switch at retail.

Become a hero!

During an archeological excavation – a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure.

Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin – revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero.

 

Daytime

 

  • Shopkeeping

While conducting your business in Rynoka village, you can put items on sale, set their price carefully, manage gold reserves, recruit assistants and upgrade the shop. Be careful though – some shady individuals may want to steal your precious wares!

  • Meet the Villagers

Getting to know Rynoka’s residents and understanding needs of customers is crucial. Some folks may have special quests for you, requesting rare items and offering handsome rewards in return.

  • Craft & Enchant

Crafting and enchanting system is essential for the your progression. Interacting with the villagers is the way to craft new armors, weapons and enchant existing equipment. This creates a great deal of flexibility and spices up the way the equipment is used.

Nighttime

  • Get the Loot

While visiting other worlds, collect valuable resources, weapons, armors, treasures and peculiar artifacts. Then, manage acquired loot using unique inventory-based abilities.

  • Fight With Style

Defeating various enemies and bosses, revel in the challenging and deep combat mechanics. The depth of combat depends on the interactions between weapons, abilities, enemies and secondary effects of items. Feel comfortable developing your own battling style.

  • Open the Gates

Gates lead to different worlds. Each run is unique and forces you to take some smart decisions. You never know what you will encounter next – that’s why you have to be prepared for everything.

Gameplay Trailer

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From the Developer and Publisher

Merge Games’ Managing Director, Luke Keighran, remarked, “Moonlighter is going to be huge. The RPG and rogue-like elements framed around the juxtaposition of central character’s lifestyle make for perfect console game. We are excited to have partnered with 11 bit studios, working with them is a delight.”

 

11 bit studios’ Business Development Manager, Piotr Bajraszewski, added, “Fans are crying out for physical editions of these games. Merge Games was the ideal partner to help us get this done! We’re super excited for people to have the option to buy them a retail box… we’re looking forward to including them in our personal collections too!”

 

 

Source: Merge Games PR, http://moonlighterthegame.com/