Marvelous Europe has announced that Dead or School (odd title), a fast-paced, side-scrolling adventure from Studio Nanafushi is coming to the West on the 13th of March. This title is for both Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. The 2.5D zombie-infested adventure will be released in both North America and Europe.
Which would you prefer, Dead or School?
Join Hisako’s fight for survival against the zombie infestation overrunning Tokyo and defend her right to a normal school life. 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!
|▪||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.|
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