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Ghostlight to Release Mary Skelter 2 on PC

Hi everyone

It’s been a while but I’m back with some very exciting news for you all. We’re going to be releasing Mary Skelter 2, the brilliant sequel to Compile Heart’s deliciously dark fairy tale dungeon crawler, Mary Skelter, on PC

What must you sacrifice to escape fate? Find out in this nightmarish dungeon-crawling RPG! The Nightmare continues in Mary Skelter 2! In this first-person dungeon crawler, play as fairy tale-inspired characters called Blood Maidens, each with deeply customizable character-specific classes. Balance between power and madness in turn-based battles with a blood-fueled transformation system, and escape a living prison while indestructible Nightmares give chase in real time. 

The Jail - a living prison that feeds on the humans trapped within its confines. The Jail appeared a number of years ago with the caving of the city around it. 

Now twisted creatures known as Marchens and treacherous Nightmares roam its halls. Otsuu and Little Mermaid are a part of a group of humans known as "Dawn" attempting to survive these horrors. They succeed in saving Alice and a young man named Jack on one mission. However, on their return back to base, Alice goes mad and begins attacking those around her. Alice strikes Jack, who was trying to protect Otsuu and Little Mermaid, knocking them down a chasm. Later, Otsuu and Little Mermaid awaken from the fall only to find Jack on the verge of death... 

And so begins our tale of escape from fate, led by a group of girls seeking sanctuary in this mad world, and of the young man who would transform into madness itself - a Nightmare. 

Mary Skelter 2 revisits the previous game by including the full remake of Mary Skelter: Nightmares. Improvements made in the remake have been reflected in Mary Skelter 2, for an even more intense experience

(Of course, you can also enjoy Mary Skelter 2 on its own.) 

  • Overcome the fury and the bloodbath of battles!  

  • Use the Madness of Massacre Mode and Blood Skelter Mode to turn the tides of Battle!  

  • Use the Job System to change your abilities and your style!  

  • Use your blood abilities to overcome fiendish traps and solve cunning puzzles! 

Reviews for Mary Skelter 2 have been fantastic too, with Cubed3 saying“With Mary Skelter 2, Compile Heart has shown that they can deliver a phenomenal DRPG. Every aspect of this entry has been refined to a near-flawless level.” 

MeanwhileDigitally Downloaded said“It's the sequel to one of the most original and memorable dungeon crawlers in recent memory, and that too makes it one of the most original and memorable dungeon crawlers in recent memory.”  

RPGamer has this to add: ...Mary Skelter 2 gets a hearty recommendation.” 

Personally, I’m so excited to return to the world of Mary Skelter. I loved the original’s twisted fairytale aesthetic and compelling dungeon crawling.  

 

  

That’s it for now. I’ll be back soon with more news on Mary Skelter 2In the meantime, why not say hi to me on either on the Ghostlight Twittermy personal Twitterour Facebook pageour Instagram page, or checkout our YouTube Channel. Not only do I promise not to bite, but I’ll also share the latest news from Ghostlight and on Mary Skelter 2 with you.  

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