Publisher Square Enix have announced that their new card-based RPG game, Voice of Cards: The Isle of Dragon Roars, will be available digitally for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC (via Steam) on October 28th, 2021.
In Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars, players will venture through a story set long ago in a world shrouded in mystery, guided by the narrative voice of the Game Master (voiced in English by Todd Haberkorn).
Told entirely through the medium of cards, the player will follow the protagonist as they rid the land of a reawakened Dragon who threatening the land and its people, for an immense rewards, of course. Players will need to make choices throughout the story, as well as join in turn-based field and dungeon battles that unfold on a board, in the manner similar to that of traditional tabletop RPGs.
Joining the party are Mar, a monster very attached to the protagonist, and Melanie, a black witch with a grudge against the Dragon.
Fans of the NieR series will also be able to enjoy theming their adventure with a special bundle set, which includes the game, the Pixel Art Set DLC, and seven more DLC themed after NieR Replicant™ ver.1.22474487139…:
Dress of the Bereft: Swaps the costumes of the protagonist, Mar, and Melanie to the design of NieR Replicant™ ver.1.22474487139…
Emil’s Pattern: Swaps the reverse card design to a design resembling Emil’s clothing.
Emil Avatar: Swaps the player’s avatar to a design resembling Emil.
Emil Dice: Swaps the dice to a design adorned with Emil’s face.
Grimoire Weiss Board: Swaps the battle board and accesories to designs patterned after Grmoire Weiss.
Library Desk: Swaps the table design to resemble a certain library’s stonework.
Devola’s Music: Swaps the general background music to a soundtrack that bring to mind the journeys of a certain young man to save his sister.
Pixel Art Set: Swaps all character and enemy illustrations to pixel art.
Fans who pre-order the game will receive the “Golden Dragon Pattern” DLC, which swaps the reverse card design to an original design by Kimihiko Fujisaka as well as a “Traditional Avatar”, which allows them to change the design of the game piece on the field into a traditional craftwork.
Players can also download a demo of the game, which covers events prior to the beginning of the game. It is available on both Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store. The demo will also be available on Steam from 9 AM PDT, September 23rd, 2021.
Fans can also now pre-order the physical “Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars Metal Card Set”, available specially in the West on the Square Enix Online Store. This set of metal cards, otherwise only offered as part of the Collector’s Edition in Japan, features the main characters from the game: the protagonist, Mar, and Melanie. Shipping begins in December 2021.
Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars will be available digitally for PS4, Nintendo Switch, and PC (via Steam) on October 28th, 2021.
For more information about the game, you can also visit its website here.