Demonschool gets a new trailer at Guerrilla Collective showing new bosses, characters, and combat

During today's Guerrilla Collective Showcase 2023 Livestream, Ysbryd Games and Necrosoft Games showcased a new trailer for horror tactical RPG Demonschool, alongside a few new screenshots.

Originally revealed at the PC Gaming Show in June 2022, Demonschool draws stated inspiration from vintage Italian horror, horror manga artists, as well as classic Persona and Shin Megami Tensei titles. The game is set to release for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam, Epic) in 2023, but no release date has been given.

The new trailer shows new bosses, new characters, and a lot of combat. You can find the footage, description, and screenshots below, via Ysbryd Games and Necrosoft Games. The official website is here.

Demonschool, the school-life tactics RPG with hints of Persona, Shin Megami Tensei, and Italian horror cinema from developer Necrosoft Games and publisher Ysbryd Games (World of Horror, VA-11 HALL-A), unveiled a new boss battle earlier today at the Guerrilla Collective Showcase.

Bind the tear between the human and demon worlds as college freshman Faye, the last of a legendary family line of demon hunters. Forge friendships and relationships with classmates, build out a schedule to balance skill-building study sessions with investigations, and slay demons in smooth, fast-paced tactical combat inspired by genre classics like Into the Breach.

 Grab the remote for Demonschool’s latest boss – a towering pile of CRT televisions! Tune in and watch out for retro static attacks and falling TVs descending on Faye and her classmates. Combat them with new special attacks and battle strategies.

Today’s new trailer showcases never-before-seen allies including the professional powerlifter Ti and Kestrel, Faye’s sassy, poised rival. Watch out for nefarious entities crossing Faye’s path. Create monster-killing combos with Ti’s multi-directional knockback and Kestrel’s graceful pressure point strike. Boost the group’s bond by planning out team attacks.

Explore a colorful, dimension-drifting island inspired by ‘60s and ‘70s Italian horror films and manga aesthetics before it’s overtaken by a 3D demonic hellscape. Vanquish hellspawn in intuitive, context-based tactical combat. Plan attacks, then execute them all at once in a showy display of skills. Set up powerful combos for devastating elemental attacks, and rewinding actions as needed to form the perfect plan.

Demonschool prepares for a spooky semester on PlayStation 5|4, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, and Steam Deck in 2023.