The player looking at their deck of cards in Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden

Voice Of Cards: The Beasts Of Burden Announced For This Month

September 1, 2022 8:34 AM

By: Joseph Allen

 

A third Voice of Cards game has been announced. Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden is not only the third title in the series but also the third one released in the space of less than a year. It's headed to PC, PS4, and Switch later this month.

What is Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden?

As with previous Voice of Cards titles The Isle Dragon Roars and The Forsaken Maiden, this new game is a standalone story, so even if you haven't played the first two, you should be able to enjoy it. This one revolves around a millennium-old conflict between monsters and humans and follows a girl who swears revenge on the monsters after she loses her home.

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Once again, Nier and Drakengard creative director Yoko Taro returned to helm this project, aided by music director Keiichi Okabe and character designer Kimihiko Fujisaka. It's essentially a marriage of JRPG-style storytelling and card battling mechanics, so if that sounds like a good match for you, then you might want to give this one a look.

The player considering which cards to use in Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden
Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden will return to the art style and gameplay trappings of the first two games.

When is the Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden release date?

Alongside the game itself, Square Enix also revealed the Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden release date, which falls on September 13th. You'd be right to think that's a pretty close date considering the announcement was only made today, but hey, at least you don't have too long to wait if you're a fan of this series.

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If you buy the game prior to October 3rd, you'll get a new avatar design and a new card back as a reward. There's also a Digital Deluxe Edition available that packs in a handful of goodies, including new costumes, new in-game cosmetics, and a pixel art filter. If you're a fan of Yoko Taro and his creative style, you might want to give that a look.

A card which reads "so he's suppressing his hatred of them beneath a veneer of reason and logic. That'll do" in Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden
He sure is, apparently.

You'll be able to grab Voice of Cards: The Beasts of Burden on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC when it lands on September 13th. You can also pick up the first two gamesVoice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars and Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden, on those platforms right now if you want to catch up with the franchise.

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