Protect a noblewoman reckoning with unholy powers as she wards off the soul of the Demon King sealed inside her. Doubt your own companions, survive against unforgiving hordes of monsters. But beware; every choice has consequences in this epic JRPG adventure of betrayal, romance & self-acceptance.
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Very Positive (161) - 85% of the 161 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 10, 2023

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“I never thought I’d be sitting here in the first half of the first month of 2023, saying that a game is a GOTY contender. But that’s exactly what I’m doing.”
10/10 – Digitally Downloaded

“Excellent hybrid of VN/RPG mechanics, engaging story full of likable characters, wealth of content to explore, incredible visual and sound direction.”
9/10 – RPGFan

“Studio Daimon’s game really is a joy to behold, and is both beautiful to look at and fantastic to listen to.”
8/10 – TheSixthAxis

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About This Game

Meet an endearing cast of characters, find self-acceptance and take on a Demon King as one of three playable protagonists in this heroic JRPG-inspired adventure. Communication and relationships are the key to success in this sprawling world, as your standing with them directly affects your companions’ ability to battle. Put your skills to the ultimate test in Hardcore Mode, or immerse yourself in the world of Path of the Midnight Sun without any stress in Story Mode.

  • A story-rich RPG with 25 hours of content!
    Plan your moves in turn-based combat and delve into the game's rich narrative. Every choice you make may affect your allies' mental state, which reflects in combat. Explore the locales with a point-and-click system and manage your time carefully in the Tactical Maps!

  • Find your soulmate, forge your own path! 💕
    Your choices influence the characters' personalities and unlock new combat & romance options!

  • Hand-drawn art animated in Live2D! 🎨
    Everything you see in Path of the Midnight Sun is hand-drawn and animated with the Live2D technology! We don't use 3D models as we want to fully preserve the artist's touch!

  • Professional Voice Over! 🎤
    More than 50 characters have been voiced by professional voice actors who have big roles in the gaming & anime industry!

  • Fully orchestrated Soundtrack! 🎶
    Every track in the game is fully orchestrated, which is rare for indie games! There are over 3 hours of music in total!

  • Customize your characters! 😊
    Manage your allies' Skill Trees, mental state, hunger, affection and much more!

The continent of Arvium. Sixty years ago, these lands bore witness to the arrival of an immortal being known as the Demon King. Tormented and driven to desperation, scholars of the land fell upon a controversial solution. The Demon’s soul would be pulled from His body, and sealed within a human. These custodians of the soul are simply known as “Vassals”.

Following 21 years of peace, a complacency has settled in around Arvium. However, when the newest Vassal, Lady Faratras Hoikade, murders her own soldiers in cold blood, the continent must reckon with the possibility that this is only the beginning of a journey filled with tears and blood; doubt and self-acceptance.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Alcohol Reference
Animated Blood
Mentions of Self-harm
Partial Nudity
Hot Springs Nudity (Skippable)
Sexual Themes

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Microsoft Windows 7 (64bit) or higher
    • Processor: Intel N4100 (or similar) or better
    • Memory: 6 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9/OpenGL 4.1 capable GPU
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: It's recommended to have at least 4 GB of VRAM to avoid lag.
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 10 (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-6100 or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL ES 2.0 hardware driver support required for WebGL acceleration
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: It's recommended to have at least 4 GB of VRAM to avoid lag.
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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