Compile Heart has opened the teaser website and released the teaser trailer for its newly announced witches and dragons RPG Varnir of the Dragon Star: Ecdysis of the Dragon for PlayStation 4.
Additionally, the game’s Amazon Japan product page has revealed the first screenshots, artwork, and story details about the game.
Here is an overview of the game’s story:
Witch, make your choice. Will you go mad or be devoured by a dragon? Devour the dragon to survive.
Valneria, a world where huge dragon fossils rise above the clouds. There is a witch living in a remote forest who is persecuted as a cursed being who brought forth the dragons.
Zephy, a knight tasked with a mission to hunt the witch, gets lost in the forest with his fellow knights, and nearly dies when he is attacked by a dragon. But the witches Minessa and Karikaro saved him.
By drinking the blood of the dragon, a magical power was awoken within Zephy, and together with the witches, Zephy becomes submerged in a vortex of cruel fates.
The Imperial Order that governs the world, the Knights of the of the Reaper who lead the witch hunt, the hoodlums of Evil Raven that fight dragons, and the mysterious Witches of Prisonflame.
In this world where the motives of various people intertwine, the story of witches fighting against their fate with a boy who possesses the power of a witch will unfold.
Pre-orders for Varnir of the Dragon Star in Japan will include the following:
- Special Soundtrack CD including the main theme song and battle music composed by Motoi Sakuraba, as well as numerous songs from Zizz Studio.
- Replica Autograph Card Application Serial Code to win a replica autograph card with a character illustration drawn by Tsunako, Manamitsu, Kei Nanameda, Katsuyuki Hirano, or Riruru Meikyuu (200 winners for each of the five cards).
In addition to the 7,776 yen standard edition, a 9,936 yen limited edition of Varnir of the Dragon Star will include the following:
- Tsunako, Kei Nanameda, and Katsuyuki Hirano-illustrated original box featuring three heroines.
- Visual book loaded with secret illustrations only found in this book.
- Witch Grimoires short storybook set (five storybooks) that tell the never before told stories of the witches.
- Cast read-aloud CD in which the members of the cast reprise their roles and read aloud character stories.
- Clear bookmark set including five bookmarks with illustrations of the protagonist and four heroines.
Varnir of the Dragon Star: Ecdysis of the Dragon is due out for PlayStation 4 on October 11 in Japan for 7,200 yen.
Watch the teaser trailer below. View the screenshots at the gallery.