From Press Release:
STOCKHOLM – May 25, 2023 – Indie developer Bytten Studio and publisher Raw Fury have released Cassette Beasts, the open-world RPG that lets you collect and transform into awesome monsters in thrilling turn-based battles, on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass on Day One, and Nintendo Switch. Dive in today and discover why this imaginative journey of exploration and friendship is one of the best-reviewed games of the year!
Cassette Beasts puts a unique spin on monster-collector RPG adventures – on the remote island of New Wirral, people can use cassette tapes to transform into strange creatures and battle! You’ll need to explore the island and record a menagerie of mighty monsters to your trusty cassette tapes to gain their abilities and find a way home. You can even combine two creatures together to make powerful new forms with shared elemental types, stats, and move sets, with thousands of possibilities to discover.
- Transform into Monsters…with Cassette Tapes?! Faced with the constant threat of monster attack, the residents of Harbourtown can fight fire with fire. Record a variety of beautifully crafted creatures, then take on their forms in battle!
- Fuse Monsters Together: Merge with your companions’ monsters to transform into fully animated fusions combining the strengths of both forms! There are thousands of unique creature fusion combos with which to experiment.
- Explore a Rich Open World: Use your monster abilities in human form! Glide, fly, swim, climb, dash or turn magnetic to get around and solve puzzles in a colorful land brought to life with fun retro vibes and an awesome synth soundtrack.
- Dive into a Captivating Story: Cassette Beasts features an otherworldly adventure with spooky twists and turns. How did you end up on New Wirral? And who are the mysterious Archangels?
- Master a Deep Battle System: Use elemental chemistry to apply advantageous buffs or debuffs with your attacks, or even alter your opponents’ elemental types.
- Travel with a Diverse Cast of Companions: Don’t fight alone! Forge bonds with your partners and help them complete personal goals to become a better team. The strength of your relationship determines how well you’re able to fuse.
- Play Co-op with Friends: Team up via local multiplayer for up to two players. Explore the open world, transform and battle together as a duo!
Cassette Beasts originally released to glowing reviews last month on PC via Steam, the Microsoft Store and PC Game Pass. For more info, visit www.CassetteBeasts.com, and follow the Cassette Beasts team on Twitter and Discord for the latest updates.