December 2, 2023

When FromSoftware’s Demon’s Souls launched for PS3 in 2009, it wasn’t a runaway success, however it did spawn a style that has exploded over the previous decade. 14 years later, FromSoftware has continued to iterate on its “Soulslike” style with video games like Bloodborne, Sekiro, and Elden Ring, whereas different studios have put their very own spin on the exceedingly tough motion RPGs. The newest is Lies of P, and consider it or not, the P stands for Pinocchio.

What’s Lies of P?

Lies of P is a third-person role-playing recreation and a darkish, twisted tackle the story of Pinocchio. Elevate your hand in the event you thought that was a sentence you’d be studying this yr. You play because the legendary mendacity puppet as he battles by means of the treacherous metropolis of Krat looking for his creator Geppetto. Relying on the choices you make by way of the sport’s Lie System, you may have an effect on the course of the story, main to a few potential endings.

As in different Soulslike video games, each enemy in Lies of P is robust sufficient to fell you in the event you aren’t cautious. The excellent news is that you’ve an arsenal of weapons at your disposal to dispatch them. There are 30 weapon sorts in all, and you’ll customise them to your liking. Pinocchio additionally has a mechanical arm to which you’ll connect helpful devices, similar to grappling hooks and flamethrowers. You’ll want them to tackle the mechanical foes of Krat.

Value, launch date, preorder, and platforms

Pinocchio faces a foe in Lies of P. Picture supply: Neowiz

Lies of P releases on September 19, 2023, on PS5, PS4, Xbox Sequence X/S, Xbox One, PC, and macOS for $59.99. Should you can’t wait that lengthy, you may preorder the Deluxe Version for $69.99 to achieve early entry to the sport 72 hours earlier than it launches on September 16.

Listed here are the web retailers the place you may preorder Lies of P previous to launch:

Along with 72-hour early entry, the Lies of P Deluxe Version contains two unique in-game costumes for Pinocchio and a extremely creepy in-game masks. Should you spring for the bodily Deluxe Version, you’ll additionally obtain a steelbook, a mini artwork e book, and the soundtrack.

Lies of P file dimension

Pinocchio in the city of Krat in Lies of P.
Pinocchio within the metropolis of Krat in Lies of P. Picture supply: Neowiz

In accordance with the Microsoft Retailer, the approximate dimension of Lies of P is 36 GB. In the meantime, Steam says that you will want 50 GB of accessible house in your PC to obtain the sport. Whichever platform you select, attempt to put aside round 50 GB of storage.