Shishi : Timeless Prelude


Shishi Studios
Montreal, Canada

Release Date:

May 31st, 2022 (Switch)

Q2 2023 (PC)


Nintendo Switch



Game Description

Shishi : Timeless Prelude is a colorful dungeon role-playing game. As Elia, a young mage, you will explore the depths of a sacred sanctuary to complete your training to become an Oracle.

Chosen by the Goddess, the young Elia is about to start a great adventure to protect the kingdom. However, she must first complete her training. As she explores the Timeless Sanctuary, Elia becomes stronger and learns spells that will be essential to succeed the trial.


First episode of the Shishi series, Timeless Prelude is also the first game from the Shishi Studios team. Developed from an earlier version of Ballad of the Oracle, it eventually became a full-fledged game.

Released on the Nintendo Switch console on May 31, 2022, the game has seen many updates since launch, adding new features, characters, items, and more! Shishi: Timeless Prelude was also shown at MEGAMIGS 2022, where it had positive reception from players and industry professionals.


Colorful exploration!

Defend yourself against various creatures while you explore a colorful dungeon!

See you in another timeline!

Each run takes place in a new timeline, which means you will discover different rooms, encounter new enemies and more!

Nothing can beat an Oracle!

Fight enemies in turn-based battles with the spells and items you will find during your exploration and show that you are ready to save the world!





Additional Links

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About Shishi Studios

Shishi Studios is an indie game studio based in Montreal, Canada. We want to make a difference by creating games that are accessible to everyone, by innovating ambitious games and by experimenting new visual styles and new genres.

The Team

Frederic McNamara
CEO, Game Designer

Maude Martin-Carrier
2D/3D Artist

Sam Mongeau
Composer/Sound Designer

Emilie Dubois-Perras
3D Animator

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