DEAD OR SCHOOL Announced for Western Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 Release

Marvelous Europe have announced that they will publish Studio Nanafushi’s side-scrolling adventure title DEAD OR SCHOOL onto the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 within Europe and North America on Friday 13th March 2020.

Originally released onto STEAM, and then later ported to the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, Marvelous Europe (otherwise known as Marvelous Games) will publish this fast-paced, side-scrolling zombie slaying adventure digitally and physically in Europe as well as digitally in North America. Those interested in learning more about this indie-styled game can check out the details provided.

About DEAD OR SCHOOL:

Originally released on STEAM back in 2018, and previously released in Japan onto the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in 2019, DEAD OR SCHOOL: takes place in a post-apocalyptic Tokyo where humans live in isolation underground in fear of the Zombie infestation above ground. After hearing stories of high school life above ground from her grandmother, our protagonist, Hisako, dreams of experiencing this mysterious and energetic lifestyle for herself; wearing her grandmother’s old school uniform Hisako ventures into the zombie-infested Tokyo in order to reclaim the city and go to school.

As part of this adventure for a modern-day high school life, Hisako travels across Tokyo using the subway system with each mission being located at a familiar location in Tokyo. Players will travel through and explore locations such as Shinjuku, Asakusa, Akihabara and Roppongi as they attempt to defeat the zombie infestation overthrowing the city. To aid Hisako’s quest, players will also be able to upgrade Hisako’s weapons and skill sets as well as unlock entirely new weapons that will make sure the dead stay dead.

Key Features:

  • Explore Tokyo in a fast paced 2.5D adventure: Take control of Hisako and explore different areas of Tokyo through the underground subway system while defeating hordes of different zombies and huge bosses.
  • Slice and Shoot to Salvation: Engage enemies with close range sword attacks and long range weapon attacks which can be combined to create deadly combination attacks on the undead army roaming the city.
  • Upgrade and Customise your loadout: Enhance Hisako’s abilities using money and experience gained during combat with new weapons and skills.
  • Animated cut-scenes with Japanese voice over: Enjoy cinematic animated cut-scenes with full Japanese voice over.

DEAD OR SCHOOL will launch digitally and physically within Europe, as well as digitally in North America, on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on the 13th March 2020.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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