THE INITIAL is a hyper action game about pretty schoolgirls battling against evil. It's developed by a small team of five developers. We hope you will love this game as much as we do.
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Mostly Positive (613 reviews) - 78% of the 613 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 17, 2017

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July 20

Important Update(7.20)

Dear Players:
We had read about three hundreds reviews yestoday and communicated with many players.We do this update and we hope you can enjoy our game.
1.You can press Q and E to rotate the camera.
2.You can change the speed of QE-Camera rotating.(in settings --- camera settings)
3.You can reverse the forward direction of QE-Camera rotating.
4.You can disable the auto-rotate of camera when you are moving.
5.You can reverse the forward direction of camera's auto-rotate.
6.You can press the ResetCamera Button(RS on gamepad and defult P on keyboard),then you can reset the camera view.
7.When reset the camera view, we disabled the radial blur effect.
8.When you are attacking, you will attack the enemies which are front of you first,so that you won't auto change target now.
9.When you are evading, you will not be attacked in the first half action.
10.You can use base action(evade,jump,sprint etc.)to interrupt your current action.
11.After you are underattack for 1 second,you can use base action to interrupt your current hurt action.But if you are attacked

again,you will still be underattack.
12.If your block is broken, you can use base action to interrupt current action.
13.We reduced Ryuzaki's ability. Now he is not so hard for someone.
14.Fixed: Unique skill can't kill VE-Type Robot,now it's fixed.
15.Fixed: Now all skills data will be send to cloud,you can use your data everywhere.
16.Fixed: Somewhere of scene will cause issues.We fixed some of those.
17.When you are choosing hard mode, you will see a text to make sure.

We are improving our game and we will keep improving it. We really hope you can enjoy our game.If you like our game, please give a positive evaluation in our store page. Thanks very much.

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July 18

Important Update !!!

Dear players:
We updated a new version. We will keep improving the game.Please support us.Here is the release note:

1.We support DIY the keyboard input by yourself now. You can diy your input in control settings panel.
2.We increased the distance between player and the camera so that you can have larger view and the enemies can't assault you easily.
3.We change the camera view when you are sprinting so that you can know more about the enemies around.
4.We changed the lock-on system for BOSS. We rewrote the logic.Now you can keep locking on the boss.
5.We increased the area of execute.When you are not attacking and get closed to the week enemies, you can execute it easily.
6.When you are blocking, you still can attack. So you can switch attack and defense directly.
7.We changed the sound effects'settings, now you can hear the sound of shooting everywhere.
8.We developed the speed setting of camera rotate when you are moving.You can use it in control setting panel.
9.We developed the speed setting of camera rotate for mannual rotate.You can use it in control setting panel.
10.Now you can reverse the forward direction for mannual rotate.
11.When player is knocked down or knocked fly,player will be protected so that you can do action.
12.When you are attacking after perfect evade, you will not miss.
13.You can use the RT skill for BOSS now.It will recover your health and do much damage for BOSS.
14.We reduced the area of Ryuzaki's skills.
15.We added some notice for playing better.
16.When your energy is full, the UI will enable a visual effect.
17.In entertainment mode and normal mode, you will be stronger and you can recover energy by every attack.
18.Now you will lock the shooter prioritized.
19.We increased the area of player's attacking, now you will not attack miss.

We are appreciative you can choose this game. We are developing more to make the game better. We hope you can support us and give us a positive review. Thanks very much.We love you.

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About This Game

Restory Studio is a small team of five developers. We hope you will love this game as much as we do.

THE INITIAL is a hyper action game about pretty schoolgirls battling against evil.

The game takes place in a special area called SPE, with a school for students gifted with ESP powers. Every student of the school is skilled in battle, and an evil organization wants to create an artificial girl who has the ultimate power. They have secretly collected combat data and are close to achieving their goal. Now it's up to two students, Ruri and Erika, to stop them.

HIGH-SPEED ARENA-BASED ACTION
This game focuses on high-speed arena-based action. Utilize lightning fast sword attacks and electricity-based powers to smash through enemies. Block, evade, and look for chances to strike against smart enemies who will do the same!

ABUNDANT SKILLS TO EXECUTE ENEMIES
There are many ways to overcome enemies: use skill points to learn new skills and abilities, capitalize on the weaknesses of enemies to beat them quickly, and if the enemy is knocked into weak state you can execute it directly!

INTERESTING CHALLENGES
This game has many levels and battle zones with plenty of challenges along the way. Enemies with different abilities, multiple traps, and unique bosses. With four difficulty levels to choose from, there's a challenge just right for everyone from beginners to action game veterans.

We hope you will like it. Grab your sword and good luck!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
    • Processor: Intel i3 or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 740 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/8.1/10
    • Processor: Intel i5 or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 950 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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