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Upcoming Arcade Spirits Sequel, The New Challengers, Gets a Demo

Arcade Spirits the new challengers

A new challenger approaches!

We love a good visual novel and Arcade Spirits from PQube and Fiction Factory Games is one of our favourites. The team behind the game is releasing a sequel – Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers – and a demo for the game is live right now.

This visual novel title is set during 20XX in an alternate timeline where the 1983 video game crash never happened. Players take on the role of an aspiring esports champion. They happen to be looking for a new team at the Good Clean Fun arcade.

In The New Challengers, you’ll defeat rival esports players, compete in tournaments, build relationships with the other characters and maybe find out some strange things going on at the arcade. You can date almost anyone as well, if you’re into that. You’ll also be able to enjoy mini-games when you want to take a short break from the story.

This demo is the very first time players have been able to try out this Arcade Spirits sequel. Free to download, it’ll allow you to play through the game’s first chapter where you’ll learn what it’s like to be in the competitive esports world.

Head over to Steam to download Arcade Spirits: The New Challengers’ demo. You can watch the trailer below.

Becca knew that she would be addicted to video games for the rest of her life when she saw the first pixelated zombie shambling across her TV screen while playing Resident Evil 3. She particularly enjoys being scared, laughing until she cries, or just plain crying while experiencing games. When she isn't playing games she loves spoiling her cat Usagi and eating any kind of sushi she can find.