Cris Tales is a beautiful indie game that takes players on a journey through a fairytale world, with elements of classic Japanese RPGs fused with new perspectives. Enjoy over 20 hours of gameplay where players can peer into the past, act in the present, and watch as your choices dynamically change the future - all on one screen! Join the newly awakened Time Mage Crisbell and her fantastical companions, like Matias the Frog and Willhelm the Child Mage, on their quest to stop the powerful Time Empress and rewrite their grim future across Crystallis and the four Kingdoms.
Throughout the game, players will be presented with choices that will impact the fate of those living in the Cris Tales world. Each companion you recruit will be invaluable as you face these choices and the myriad enemies who stand in your way. Will you buffet them with attacks, or discover creative ways to use Crisbellâs time powers to alter the reality of each fight? Cris Talesâ gameplay features a unique combination of branching stories, innovative combat, and classic RPG excitement that challenges players to experience how their actions echo through time.
Cris Tales is inspired by timeless JRPGs like Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy VI, and Valkyrie Profile, as well as modern classics like Bravely Default and Persona 5. The game design features beautifully hand-drawn 2D art animated frame-by-frame to bring the branching pasts and futures of each region, enemy, and NPC to life.
A Love Letter to Classic JRPGs â Cris Tales takes inspiration from timeless classics to offer an immersive and expansive world with a unique cast of teammates to challenge and a vast array of enemies.
Experience the Past, Present, and Future Simultaneously â Cris Tales offers a perspective where players can shape the world's past, present and future on a single screen that dynamically changes with each choice.
Master Strategic Turn-Based Combat â Players can synchronize attacks in Cris Tales for enhanced group abilities, warp their enemies into the past or future, and master the timing of attack and defense to go beyond their party-limit.
Uncover a Fascinating Story & Characters - Follow Crisbell and her allies' journey to stop the world's destruction at the hands of the Time Empress in a complex and layered plot.
Discover a Beautiful World â Experience the enchanting and captivating world of Cris Tales from its shining kingdom to its dark slums.
For fans that loved games like Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy, Valkyrie Profile, Bravely Default, and Persona 5. Cris Tales offers a deeply layered gaming experience, wholly immersive gameplay, and beautiful graphics that RPG fans will truly enjoy.
'Cris Tales' - Video Game Review