In an upcoming interview with Famitsu, former Shin Megami Tensei employees have shared their ideas on the upcoming RPG, Monark. This new RPG, created underneath developer Lancarse, can be developed by former Shin Megami Tensei employees. Ahead of the official reveal of the RPG, the important thing members of the employees have been revealed. [Thanks, ryokutya2089!]
While some members of the crew have been teased on the official web site, their full names have but to be revealed exterior of this new info. These employees members embody:
- Background Music: Tsukasa Masuko
- Character Design: so-bin
- Planning, Production, and Direction: Fuyuki Hayashi, Mitsuhiro Hoshino
- Scenario: Fuyuki Hayashi, Ryutaro Ito
- Scenario Supervisor: Kazunari Suzuki, Aya Nishitani
Ryutaro Ito, primarily identified for his contribution to the Shin Megami Tensei sequence, was the planner for the primary two entries within the franchise. Other former Shin Megami Tensei employees embody Kazunari Suzuki, who helped pen the primary title. These brief interview snippets share why they banned collectively to create Monark.
Hayashi and Hoshino have reportedly mentioned that they realized that there are at present no video games like Shin Megami Tensei If on the market. This realization led the crew of former Shin Megami Tensei builders to determined to create a prototype for Monark. They took under consideration the sensation that they wished to retain from “old school RPGs” when conceptualizing the undertaking. Hayashi additionally acknowledged that he’s grateful for the builders which have joined the undertaking, and that the chemistry between the crew helped create the undertaking itself.
Additionally, Kazunari Suzuki shared within the interview that whereas he can be working because the Scenario Supervisor on the undertaking, he’ll nonetheless give enter on the situation. However, this doesn’t imply that he can be writing the situation. Instead, Hayashi and Ito can be taking over that job.
Monark will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch on October 14, 2021.