Raw Fury and Bytten Studio’s highly anticipated monster-collecting-and-fusing RPG, Cassette Beasts, will be released on April 26, 2023, on Steam, the Microsoft Store, and PC Game Pass, with a release on Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass planned for later in the spring.
In this unique game, players can use cassette tapes to transform into powerful monsters and engage in turn-based battles while exploring the remote island of New Wirral. With over 100 monsters to collect and fuse together, the possibilities for creating new forms with shared elemental types, stats, and move sets are endless. In addition to the exciting gameplay, the vibrant and colorful open world is brought to life with a synthy soundtrack and ‘80s vibes.
Players can also engage in local couch co-op with a friend to explore and battle together. Wishlist Cassette Beasts now on Steam, and visit the official website for more information or follow the team on Twitter and join their official Discord for the latest updates.
Below the Release date Trailer and overview via Steam
About Cassette Beasts
Adventure. Battle. Transform.
Collect awesome monsters to use during turn-based battles in this open-world RPG. Combine any two monster forms using Cassette Beasts’ Fusion System to create unique and powerful new ones!
Welcome to New Wirral, a remote island inhabited by strange creatures you’ve only dreamed of, nightmares you hopefully haven’t, and a cast of brave folks who use cassette tapes to transform for battle. To find a way home you’ll need to explore every inch of the island, and record monsters to your trusty cassette tapes to gain their abilities!
Transform into monsters…using retro cassette tapes?!
Faced with the constant threat of monster attacks, the residents of Harbourtown, New Wirral choose to fight fire with fire. Record a monster to tape, then play it back to take on its form for battle!
Fuse monster forms!
Getting close to your companion has benefits–while transformed you can combine your strengths to gain the upper hand in battle! Any two monster forms can be fused to produce unique, fully-animated new fusion forms.
Explore a rich open world
Certain monster abilities can be used in human form. You’ll need these to help you get around, solve puzzles, and locate dungeons. Glide, fly, swim, climb, dash, or turn magnetic!
Travel alongside a diverse cast of human companions
Never fight alone! Form bonds, spend time together, and help your selected partner complete personal goals to become a better team. The strength of your relationship determines how well you’re able to fuse!
Master a deep battle system
Take advantage of elemental chemistry to apply extra buffs or debuffs alongside your attack, or even alter your opponent’s elemental type!
Play couch-co op with Friends
Team up in local multiplayer with a friend to explore an open world, transform and battle together! Facing the unknown as a duo will surely develop your relationship!