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Set off on an epic adventure with Onigo Hunter


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Onigo Hunter is on PC and console

Onigo Hunter is a single-player, turn-based RPG where you embark on an ultimate quest to become the best hunter in the Kingdom and help restore the missing king to his throne.

Developed by KEMCO, Onigo Hunter is released onto Xbox consoles, including Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Windows devices, Steam, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

Be a hero and take on an quest

Onigo Hunter takes place in the Kingdom of Wive where searchers, known as hunters search around ancient ruins to find artefacts that contribute to the development of the Kingdom.

However, one day while investigating the ruins, King Haron suddenly disappears and cannot be found by his soldiers. It is up to the King’s daughter, Lumiere, to submit a request to the Guild to see if their members can help find her father. 

On meeting her and hearing her plight, the  main character of the story, a fledgling hunter called Fain, decides to set off on a quest to find the King. Fain and Lumiere head for the ruins and open a mysterious door, which leads to an adventure full of intrigue…

Capture monsters and use them in battles

Hunting monsters by setting traps and trying to capture as many different ones as you can is a large part of Onigo Hunter. Captured monsters can be combined in an Energy Alchemy Device, and fortified into items and equipment. The quality of the finished product varies, depending on the type and numbers of monsters used, so trying different combinations is the key to making your fighting strength as powerful as it can be.

Equipment can be obtained from shops, Creation Pots, or by fortifying. You can choose between various weapons and armour, each modifying your HP as well as your stats like strength, attack, speed and defence. Not only does it assist the character using it, but it also changes the way they appear. You can also customise weapons, to add applied effects and make attack strength more powerful.

Your ultimate aim is to become the best hunter in the Kingdom, which you can do by taking on requests at the Guild, and increasing your hunter rank as you complete them. As your rank goes up, you will be able to take on more and more difficult requests. You will take on turn-based battles with monsters, aided both by your equipment and the monsters you have captured. Monsters can be fired, changing allies’ elements and increasing your advantages in battle. 

Game features

  • Set traps to capture monsters
  • Combine captured monsters into equipment
  • Increase your fighting strength through fortifying
  • Complete quests and become the best hunter in the world
  • Changing equipment changes your look

You can get a taste of what the game looks like by watching the trailer:

Onigo Hunter is available now

The game can be purchased and downloaded from the Xbox Store for £12.49. It’s playable on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S with full optimisation for those latter consoles. You’ll also find Onigo Hunter on PlayStation, Switch and PC. 

Our review is coming in hot. 

Game description

While investigating ancient ruins, the King has completely disappeared. His daughter, whose position as Princess is under threat, makes a request for help. A fledgling hunter takes on this request and sets off on a quest to find the King…Fight turn-based battles and aim to become the strongest hunter by taking on requests at the guild. Set traps to capture monsters, combine and turn them into equipment and items! Changing your equipment will also change your outfit look. Complete a whole range of challenges, including a monster catalogue and a skill list to complete!

Gemma Young
Gemma Younghttp://www.snapshotscience.co.uk
I'm a part-time gamer and a full-time writer of science-y things. On the few odd occasions that I'm able to wrestle the Xbox controller away from the avid gamers in my family, I enjoy spending time playing puzzle and adventure games.
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