Rideon Announces Mercenaries Lament
Japanese developer Rideon announced the latest entry in its Mercenaries tactical RPG series. Fully titled Mercenaries Lament: Ginrou to Miko o Mawaru Nanatsu Boshi — which translates to Mercenaries Lament: Silver Wolf and the Seven Stars of the Maiden — the game is to release in Japan for Nintendo Switch on Feburary 9, 2023, with a PlayStation 4 release to follow.
Like other games in the series, Mercenaries Lament is a standalone title. It is a set in a world plagued by an epidemic that casues its victims to rise as zombie-like beings. Mercenaries make a living exterminating them, with the game following Silver Wolf Company leader Johan. Johan encounters a man known as the Grim Reaper and receives a prophecy foretelling an inescapable death in 100 days. Shortly after, he encounters and joins up with a maiden who has the apparent power to cure the plague.