Marvelous Europe announced that DEAD OR SCHOOL, a fast-paced, side-scrolling adventure from Studio Nanafushi is coming to the West on 13th March 2020 for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. This 2.5D zombie-infested adventure will be released in North America and Europe.
Hisako’s fight for survival against the zombie infestation overrunning
Tokyo and defend her right to a normal school life in this fast-paced
2.5D adventure for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Forced into
isolation underground by the zombie apocalypse, Hisako has little
understanding of the world above, but after Hisako’s grandmother reveals
stories of a perfect childhood aboveground, and hands over her old high
school uniform, Hisako is Inspired to fight back against the mutant
hordes to rediscover the world aboveground and claim her dream of
becoming a normal high school girl.
Travel across Tokyo visiting iconic locations such as Shinjuku, Asakusa, Akihabara and Roppongi using the subway system while defeating hordes of the undead at each location in both close and ranged combat. Hisako’s weapons and abilities can also be upgraded for even more destructive force while hidden collectables will reveal more about the truth behind the zombie apocalypse. Will Hisako be able to find salvation at SCHOOL, or is the world just DEAD? Find out in DEAD OR SCHOOL!
DEAD OR SCHOOL will launch on March 13 2020 for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 within Europe and North America.
AboutDEAD OR SCHOOL:
Originally released on STEAM back in 2018, and previously released in Japan onto the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in 2019, DEAD OR SCHOOL:
takes place in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo where humans live in isolation
underground in fear of the Zombie infestation above ground. After
hearing stories of high school life above ground from her grandmother,
our protagonist, Hisako, dreams of experiencing this mysterious and
energetic lifestyle for herself; wearing her grandmother’s old school
uniform Hisako ventures into the zombie-infested Tokyo in order to
reclaim the city and go to school.
part of this adventure for a modern-day high school life, Hisako
travels across Tokyo using the subway system with each mission being
located at a familiar location in Tokyo. Players will travel through and
explore locations such as Shinjuku, Asakusa, Akihabara and Roppongi as
they attempt to defeat the zombie infestation overthrowing the city. To
aid Hisako’s quest, players will also be able to upgrade Hisako’s
weapons and skill sets as well as unlock entirely new weapons that will
make sure the dead stay dead.
Explore Tokyo in a fast-paced 2.5D adventure:
Take control of Hisako and explore different areas of Tokyo through the
underground subway system while defeating hordes of different zombies
and huge bosses.
Slice and Shoot to Salvation:
Engage enemies with close-range sword attacks and long-range weapon
attacks which can be combined to create deadly combination attacks on
the undead army roaming the city.
Upgrade and Customise your loadout: Enhance Hisako’s abilities using money and experience gained during combat with new weapons and skills.
Animated cut-scenes with Japanese voice-over: Enjoy cinematic animated cut-scenes with full Japanese voice over.