A young girl with a hidden past sets off on an epic and mysterious journey in hope of learning more about her own origins in this beautifully rendered, classic-style RPG adventure.
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September 19

Tokyo Game Show Sales and Announcements!

Tokyo Game Show has started!
Playism is not only exhibiting some awesome games, but we are also joining up with Steam to hold some Tokyo Game Show Sales for everyone worldwide to join in!

Find the full list of Playism titles on Sale here!

As well as a huge selection of games on Sale, Playism is also proud to present our upcoming games and projects!

CINERIS SOMNIA
CINERIS SOMNIA is a 3D adventure through a beautifully strange and mesmerizing world.
Coming Soon to Steam!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/752470/CINERIS_SOMNIA/

Star Sky 3
In the starry light of the sky above, a story is waiting to unfold.
Explore the final chapter of the Blue Moon saga, coming soon to Steam!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/933770/Star_Sky_3___3/

N1RV Ann-A
(Japanese Only)
Cyberpunk Bartender Action N1RV Ann-A (pronounced simply as Nirvana) is a booze em' up about waifus, technology, and life in the dystopian economic bubble.
Coming soon to PC, Nintendo Switch (JP), PlayStation 4 (JP)
Currently on show at TGS @ Hall 9 Indie Game Corner 9-B60
https://store.steampowered.com/app/914210/N1RV_AnnA_Cyberpunk_Bartender_Action/


VA-11 Hall-A
(Japanese Only)
You are a bartender at VA-11 HALL-A, affectionately nicknamed "Valhalla." Although it is just a small bar downtown, it attracts the most fascinating people this side of dystopia. Keep your clients lubricated and you will be made privy to the most interesting stories.
Coming soon to Nintendo Switch (JP), PlayStation 4 (JP)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/447530/VA11_HallA_Cyberpunk_Bartender_Action/


Night in the Woods
(Japanese Only)
College dropout Mae Borowski returns home to the crumbling former mining town of Possum Springs seeking to resume her aimless former life and reconnect with the friends she left behind. But things aren't the same. Home seems different now and her friends have grown and changed. Leaves are falling and the wind is growing colder. Strange things are happening as the light fades.
Coming soon to PC (JP), Nintendo Switch (JP), PlayStation 4 (JP), Xbox One (JP)
Currently on show at TGS @ Hall 9 Indie Game Corner 9-B43
https://store.steampowered.com/app/481510/Night_in_the_Woods/


Astebreed
Climb into the cockpit of an otherworldly war machine and fly into battle against a horrifying alien race bent on eradicating humanity to preserve their own civilization.
Coming soon to Nintendo Switch.


Croixleur Sigma
Wielding magic blades, four girls fight back successive waves of monsters in this exhilarating hack-and-slash action game!
Coming soon to Nintendo Switch.


Will -A Wonderful World-
(Japanese Only)
A young girl wakes up, groggy in an unknown room. A talking dog appears before her and she becomes startled by the revelation he tells her: They are gods and it is their duty to change the fate of any humans that ask for their help. Letters appear in the mail and with pen in hand she begins her job.
Coming soon to Nintendo Switch (JP) and PlayStation 4 (JP)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/588040/WILL_A_Wonderful_World__WILL/


La-Mulana 2 OST
The Original Soundtrack for La-Mulana 2 has now been released! Relive the ruins with 59 tracks!
Currently on show at TGS @ Hall 5, Konami Booth
https://store.steampowered.com/app/916280/LAMULANA_2_Original_Sound_Track/
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July 17

Weekly Sales have begun!

Hi All
This week we have set a huge selection of Playism games on Sale!


Check out the full list of all the Playism titles that are currently on sale!
See sales on the Playism Publisher Page.
See sales on the Playism Blog.
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About This Game

Caution
As this game was created using RPG Maker, the following features exclusive to the RPG Maker engine listed below can be used.
To take a screenshot using the Steam Overlay feature, please change the function key to any key other than F12.
  • F12: Reset the game
  • Alt + Enter: Toggle Full screen/Window mode


Helen knows little about who she is―or even where she is―and she's dying to find out more. Stranded on a floating island with a labyrinthine castle just begging to be explored, Helen lets her curiosity get the better of her. Fortunately for Helen, she's more than capable of taking care of herself.
Armed with a plethora of weapons she finds along the way on her journey, Helen must battle monsters, collect new equipment, and uncover the many secrets of her mysterious home.


Helen spends the game fighting on her own, and she wouldn't have it any other way. Using the game’s unique 1-on-1 combat system, Helen can collect weapons and toggle between them during battle as the situation dictates.
Take advantage of the passage of time and knowledge of your opponents to quickly swap in the right weapon for the job and finish off your foes before they have the chance to react.



Enhance weapons using experience points collected from defeated enemies, collect new weapons hidden deep inside the labyrinth, and put together the ultimate arsenal.
Equip and upgrade weapons of all shapes and sizes―from bows and shields, to broadswords and devastating magic spells. Learning when to use each weapon is the ultimate key to victory.


Helen
Our heroine. A girl of few words.
Ardis
A man who lives with Helen.
The Demon King
Ruler of the terrifying Four Lords.
Undead Knight
He seems to appear wherever Helen goes.
Zack
Another adventuring hero.
The Fairy
The hero Zack's attendant.

Death is not the End.


Death can come swiftly in the world of Helen's Mysterious Castle―but it's not the end of the adventure. Every time Helen perishes, she'll reawaken in the cabin with a piping hot Salisbury steak ready to be eaten. Gobbling up this delicious meal will grant a permanent increase to her lifeline, rendering otherwise-unbeatable foes just a little bit easier.

FAQ

FAQ
Q. Does Helen level up?
A. While Helen herself does not level up, her items can be enhanced using experience points.

Q. There is a glitch or aspect ratio issue in the game.
A. Please switch to Window mode by pressing F4 or Alt + Enter.

Q. Is there a game manual?
A. There is a ReadMe file available inside your Steam directory:
C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Helen's Mysterious Castle\helen

Q. Why does the Japanese version crash?
A. The Japanese-language coding in this game runs only on Japanese system locales. If you want to play the game in Japanese and it crashes, please change your system locale to Japanese.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8

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