Heavily inspired by classics from PS1 and PS2 eras, Light Fairytale is a solid JRPG series composed of two chapters so far, and indie devs NekoWork just announced the third episode with a trailer. We covered the previous episodes with detailed reviews, and we also had a chat with dev.
Light Fairytale Episode 3 is strictly related in terms of storyline to the previous one, and players can also import saved data from episodes 1 and 2. The game is planned to be released sometime in 2023 on PC, and later on Xbox One, PS4, Switch / enhanced on Xbox Series, PS5.
Overview via Steam, screens and trailer.
Light Fairytale is a turn-based Japanese-style RPG series set in a dying underground world ruled by an evil empire.
The goal of this project is to bring back the immersion and emotion of 90’s era JRPGs on current platforms with the expected evolution in both design and technique.
Episode 3 carries over after Haru’s encounter with the mysterious girl, as he gathers a party of new and old friends on a journey full of twists and turns to the lost ‘Sky’.
- Classic turn-based battles that happen directly on the field.
- Modern real-time 3D graphics.
- Cute chibi characters.
- Playable in English, French and Japanese.
- Ultra-wide and stereoscopic 3D support.
The legendary ‘Red Rider’ – reigning champion of the ‘Night Riders’ competition held at ‘Down-Wall City’.
The songstress of the hit song ‘Someday to the Blue Sky’ – known for her cryptic lyrics.
About the ‘Light Fairytale’ series
Each episode is a standalone game, approximately 2 to 3 hours long for a first play-through, double it for a full completion of all the achievements and secrets.
Although optional, import your final save from the previous episode to bring back your stats, items and more!