By Ishaan . January 9, 2013 . 11:30am
Spicy Horse Games, the developer behind Alice: Madness Returns, have kicked off the open beta for their PC action-RPG, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters. The game is based on the Little Red Riding Hood story combined with Japanese folklore.
You can access the open beta by going here and clicking the Open Beta button on the top-right. The open beta includes features like advanced character training, weapon improvements, and an under-development area called “Shivering Pines”.
Spicy Horse also hope to release Akaneiro: Demon Hunters for Linux and Ouya. Additionally, they’ve released screenshots of two more areas from the game—Ghostclaw Caverns and The Temple Road, which you can find below along with descriptions of both areas.
The Akaneiro: Demon Hunters open beta will last until January 16th.
Ghostclaw Caverns: Deep within Jawbone Ravine lies the entrance to Yurei Cavern. This once sacred place was den of the living wolf god—Moroko. When the wolves of the forest fell to corruption, so did Moroko fall into darkness. Now the Ghostclaw Werewolf Cultists manipulate the divine energies flowing through the caverns toward nefarious purpose. Deep within the cavern, the Shade of Moroko yearns to be freed…
The Temple Road: The living forest has closed access to the temple road and swallowed Bloodroot Cemetery entirely. A fearsome demonic construct of bone and root guards the temple entrance—Gashadokuro. If the Temple is ever to be reclaimed, this undead giant and his army of ravenous trees must be destroyed.