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Ghostlight has today announced that Mary Skelter 2, the sequel to Compile Heart’s dark fairy tale dungeon crawler, Mary Skelter, will be coming to PC on the 13th of January, priced at $34.99 / €29.99 / £27.99 with a launch discount of 15%, lasting until the 20th of January.

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 fairytale-inspired characters called Blood Maidens, each with deeply customizable character-specific classes. The 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 are 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!

  • 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.”

Meanwhile, Digitally 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.”

Established in 2004, Ghostlight specialises in bringing the best in Japanese gaming to the PAL region. Ghostlight has released numerous JRPGs such as the Agarest series, Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, and multiple entries in the Shin Megami Tensei series, including Devil Survivor Overclocked and Persona 3 Portable. Ghostlight has recently released Lost Dimension, Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Curry God, and Mary Skelter: Nightmares on PC, and Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force on Nintendo Switch as well as titles from Acquire’s respected Way of the Samurai series.

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