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Vambrace: Cold Soul update available

Small fixes

Chorus Worldwide has released an update for Vambrace: Cold Soul. Unfortunately, we don't have the version number or detailed patch notes to share. All we know right now is that the patch includes minor bug fixes, and it brings the Switch version up-to-speed with the Xbox One version.

Gamefairy releasing physical version of Vambrace: Cold Soul

The second release from Gamefairy

Cologne, Germany December 9th 2019 - We're happy to reveal our second limited edition, Gamefairy #002: Vambrace: Cold Soul for Nintendo Switch!

The limited edition of the beautiful and icey adventure game for Nintendo Switch will be available at a quantity of 2,500 units via www.gamefairy.io

At an SRP of $49.99 (incl. VAT, plus shipping) the edition will include the Nintendo Switch cartridge version of the game coming with a large quantity of high quality goodies such as a reversible alternative cover, the soundtrack on CD, a Lyric Keychain, a gorgeous 60-page art book and many other neat surprises.

More details on the pre-order date will be revealed soon!

To keep everything transparent, we want to provide you with a more detailed break down of the unit handling: Gamefairy is only manufacturing a limited amount of 3,000 units of Vambrace: Cold Soul. 2,500 of these will be available on our online store while stocks last. The remaining 500 units are dedicated to press & giveaways and will be sold during gaming events and exhibitions.

PRE-ORDER COMING SOON...

What's in the Box?
Limited to a fixed quantity* of 3,000 units!

Including:

A physical copy of Vambrace: Cold Soul for Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch orginal game case with reversible cover art Inlay
A high quality Collector's Box
A cute PVC keychain of the game's main character, Evelia Lyric
A "Welcome to Icenaire" Coaster
Vambrace: Cold Soul Original Soundtrack CD + a 16-page Music Booklet
An amazingly illustrated 60-page Artbook
An individually numbered Buyer's Certificate
Gamefairy Collector's Stamp #002**

* The Gamefairy guarantees that there will be no future reprints on this edition.
** 200 of the Collector's Stamps are printed with special colors and are being randomly inserted.

About Vambrace: Cold Soul

The King of Shades has cursed the great city of Icenaire. Now cast under a permanent blight of frost fall, its former residents have returned from the dead as mad Wraiths. Survivors take refuge deep underground where they lead a desperate campaign against this unearthly power. Woefully outmatched, they are forced into hiding as the King of Shades amasses an army of the undead above them. One fateful day, a mysterious stranger appears in the city with an enchanted vambrace.

You play as Evelia Lyric, bearer of the Aetherbrace and the only human capable of entering the cursed city of Icenaire. You must choose party members who will lend their unique strengths to your cause. Embark on expeditions and use perceptive allies to avoid traps and strange encounters. Leverage the strengths of fighters and magic wielders to survive deadly combat. You may be Icenaire's only hope…

Features

• Embark on an epic fanasy-adventure spanning 7 intriguing chapters
• Complete sub-quests to unlock up to 26 new, thematic character skins
• Assemble your party from 5 races and 10 unique classes of recruits
• Craft items and armour from precious materials gathered on your trips that will unlock new skills and enhance stats
• Make crucial decisions - one wrong turn can seal your party's fate
• Prepare well or condemn your comrades to permanent death
• Find codex pages to expand upon the world's history and mythical lore

Vambrace: Cold Soul patch in the works

Fixing up some bugs

Chorus Worldwide has announced that a patch for Vambrace: Cold Soul is in the works. This patch will fix up bugs that have been reported by players, and it's coming to Switch first. We don't have a release date yet, but Chorus Worldwide has said that it will be released soon after Sept. 25th, 2019.

Vambrace: Cold Soul - more footage

Vambrace: Cold Soul is a roguelike fantasy-adventure set amidst a frozen landscape. Plan your expeditions underground, then journey to the cursed city surface with your team of heroes. Wield unique powers, avoid dangerous traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat!

Vambrace: Cold Soul - more footage

Vambrace: Cold Soul is a roguelike fantasy-adventure set amidst a frozen landscape. Plan your expeditions underground, then journey to the cursed city surface with your team of heroes. Wield unique powers, avoid dangerous traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat!

Vambrace: Cold Soul releases for Switch tomorrow, launch trailer now live

Embrace the cold

August 28th, 2019 – Headup and Devespresso Games are pleased to announce tomorrow’s release of their roguelike fantasy adventure Vambrace: Cold Soul, available digitally for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation®4 on August 29th for $24.99. You can find the game on the Nintendo eShop (US/EU) already now; the entry on the PlayStation@Store will follow tomorrow. Vambrace: Cold Soul was released for Xbox One today, with Chorus Worldwide as the publisher.

Originally launched on Steam for PC and Mac earlier in 2019, Vambrace: Cold Soul is the second game of Devespresso Games, who created the indie cult classic The Coma: Recut, now with a major departure from the survival-horror mechanics and features a new focus on rich narrative and deep strategy. Weaving a tale of gothic horror from the minds of Minho Kim and T.L. Riven, the gameplay features multi-class party building mechanics, punishing roguelike expeditions, and an immersive story with high replayability. Vambrace also boasts Minho's signature hand-illustrated graphics that is sure to please 2D and retro game enthusiasts.

Players take on the role of Evelia Lyric as they embark on a series of expeditions that will truly test their leadership capabilities. Assemble a team of unique characters all with different strengths, abilities and fighting styles in order to defeat the evil that awaits. Craft new items from old loot to ensure the team is properly equipped to face new challenges and threats. The path will be fraught with difficulties and the unexpected, each of the game’s seven chapters will require a perfectly balanced but different team in order for the player to progress.

Since the game's release on Steam, Devespresso have listened carefully to player feedback and implemented a wide variety of new updates which has garnered a very positive Steam rating for the game’s most recent patch. The console version will include all significant updates and improvements.

Vambrace: Cold Soul - more gameplay

Vambrace: Cold Soul is a story-driven roguelite set amidst a frozen landscape. Plan expeditions, then journey to the cursed city surface with your party. Wield unique powers, avoid traps, brave strange encounters, and survive deadly combat in this gothic fantasy adventure!

Japanese eShop preloads for Aug. 21st, 2019 (file sizes, pricing, languages, and more)

Some big ones on the horizon

A handful of titles have gone up for preload on the Switch eShop in Japan. Check out details on each one below.

Vambrace: Cold Soul

- ¥2,682 (the regular price is ¥2,980)
- 3.0 GB
- supports English
- due out Aug. 29th, 2019

AMNESIA and AMNESIA LATER×CROWD

- priced at ¥6,804 and ¥7,344
- 3.1 GB and 6.6 GB
- Japanese only
- due out Sept. 12th, 2019

Cardfight!! Vanguard EX

- priced at ¥6,784 (the regular price is ¥7,538)
- 3.0 GB
- Japanese-only
- due out Sept. 19th, 2019

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered

- priced at ¥2,500
- 2.6 GB
- supports Japanese and English
- launches Sept. 3rd, 2019

Hakuoki Shinkai Tsukikage no Shou

- priced at ¥6,804
- 3.6 GB
- Japanese-only
- Sept. 26th, 2019

Vambrace: Cold Soul Coming to Switch in late Aug. 2019

The cold never bothered me anyway

August 13th, 2019 – Headup and Devespresso Games, in collaboration with publisher Chorus Worldwide are set to release roguelike fantasy adventure, Vambrace: Cold Soul digitally for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation®4 on August 29th and Xbox One on August 28th 2019 for $24.99. Chorus Worldwide will publish Vambrace: Cold Soul for Xbox One while Headup will publish all other platforms.

Originally launched on Steam for PC and Mac earlier in 2019, the game soon developed an enthusiastic community following. Devespresso have listened carefully to player feedback and implemented a wide variety of new updates which has garnered a very positive steam rating for the game’s most recent patch. The console version will include all significant updates and improvements.

Vambrace: Cold Soul is the follow-up to Devespresso Games' indie cult classic, The Coma: Recut. It represents a major departure from the survival-horror mechanics of their debut title, and features a new focus on rich narrative and deep strategy. The team weaves a tale of gothic horror from the minds of Minho Kim and T.L. Riven. Gameplay features multi-class party building mechanics, punishing roguelike expeditions, and an immersive story with high replayability. Vambrace also boasts Minho's signature hand-illustrated graphics that is sure to please 2D and retro game enthusiasts.

You take on the role of Evelia Lyric as you embark on several expeditions that will truly test your mettle as a leader. Before departing, visit the recruiting board to assemble your team. Each member brings their unique strengths and abilities to combat and the expedition itself. Craft new items from old loot, make sure your party is properly equipped, and journey to the surface to fulfill your objectives. The path ahead will be fraught with difficulties, but every one of the game’s seven chapters offers unique challenges emphasizing different party combinations.

A list of Vambrace: Cold Soul’s significant updates and improvements since its earlier PC release can be found below:

Rebalanced enemy encounters, chapter flow, and boss encounters.
Additional character skill upgrades with items.
Additional character skills options in combat.
More monster types to deepen the game's combat strategy.
Reworked UI that displays hireling stats and skills.
New items and relics.
3 grades of Bullion Chips which can be sold for gold.
A fast-forward option during combat and trap encounters.
The addition of Shelters between Neighborhoods for reliable spots to heal your team.
The ability to equip and unequip items on the field.
Adjustable difficulty levels.
A basic New Game + option.
Several bug fixes and text updates.

Vambrace: Cold Soul hitting Switch in Japan on Aug. 29th, 2019

Will fans Vambrace it?

Chorus Worldwide has revealed the Japanese release date for Vambrace: Cold Soul in Japan. The title is set to launch on Aug, 29th, 2019. The title is also slated to release in North America and Europe, but release dates for those regions are yet to be confirmed.

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