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During an archeological excavation – a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure.

Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin – revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero.


While conducting your business in Rynoka village, you can put items on sale, set their price carefully, manage gold reserves, recruit assistants and upgrade the shop. Be careful though – some shady individuals may want to steal your precious wares!

Getting to know Rynoka’s residents and understanding needs of customers is crucial. Some folks may have special quests for you, requesting rare items and offering handsome rewards in return.

Crafting and enchanting system is essential for the your progression. Interacting with the villagers is the way to craft new armors, weapons and enchant existing equipment. This creates a great deal of flexibility and spices up the way the equipment is used.

While visiting other worlds, collect valuable resources, weapons, armors, treasures and peculiar artifacts. Then, manage acquired loot using unique inventory-based abilities.

Defeating various enemies and bosses, revel in the challenging and deep combat mechanics. The depth of combat depends on the interactions between weapons, abilities, enemies and secondary effects of items. Feel comfortable developing your own battling style.

Gates lead to different worlds. Each run is unique and forces you to take some smart decisions. You never know what you will encounter next – that’s why you have to be prepared for everything.


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Alternate Titles

  • "ムーンライター 店主と勇者の冒険" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Moonlighter: Tenshu to Yūsha no Bōken" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

GamesRadar Nintendo Switch Nov 05, 2018 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
RPG Site PlayStation 4 May 28, 2018 9 out of 10 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows May 28, 2018 84 out of 100 84
SwitchJoy Nintendo Switch Nov 30, 2018 8 out of 10 80
Video Chums PlayStation 4 May 28, 2018 7.9 out of 10 79
PC Gamer Windows Jun 06, 2018 78 out of 100 78 Windows May 31, 2018 77 out of 100 77 Nintendo Switch Nov 15, 2018 77 out of 100 77
Way Too Many Games PlayStation 4 Jun 19, 2018 6.5 out of 10 65
Big Boss Battle (B3) Windows Nov 02, 2018 Unscored Unscored


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