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Don’t Cry As You Watch Switch Gameplay for Crystar

Crystar screenshot of a white-haired girl sitting on a couch by a window, crying.

Good friends can help you through your tears in the roughest times. Rei Hatada receives plenty of help in the new Nintendo Switch gameplay trailer for Crystar!

Watch the the power of tears and allies in action in the trailer below:

About Crystar:

Rei and her younger sister, Mirai, find themselves in the strange world of Purgatory. But as they attempt to return home, a monster ambushes them.

At that moment, resolved to protect her sister, a hidden power awakens within Rei, granting her extraordinary abilities. However, the battle ends in death, not victory. Rei loses control of her powers, killing the very same sister she vowed to protect.

Despair and grief overwhelm the girl in mourning when suddenly a pair of Demons emerge from the darkness. They offer to grant Revival to Mirai in exchange for the souls and tears of the fallen.

After signing the contract, Rei ventures out on a perilous journey to save her sister by any means necessary.

A limited edition of Crystar is still available for pre-order. This version includes:

  • A special soundtrack
  • “Recollection of Purgatory” hardcover art book
  • Visual Diary
  • “The Sorrow of Rei” 17×24 cloth poster
  • “Weeping Warrior” acrylic stand
  • “Souls in Purgatory” art cards

Crystar for Nintendo Switch launches on March 29th. The game is currently available for PlayStation 4 and Steam. You can check out our review for the PlayStation 4 version. Stay tuned to RPGFan for all things RPG!

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Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper

Tyler Trosper is a news writer for RPGFan. He has an unhealthy obsession with the Xeno franchise, especially Xenosaga. He runs a podcast about the series in his free time and sometimes works on fan projects. Tyler would die happy if Xenosaga Episode IV was announced. Besides Xeno, Tyler enjoys watching anime, his favorite being Neon Genesis Evangelion.

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