I don’t think many people are talking about Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida, but after seeing the promotional video the public needs to know about it. First a little background, Acquire is developing the game and they are probably best remembered for creating the Tenchu games.
Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida is nothing like Tenchu. It’s more like an RPG dungeon maker with a hero that looks like he’s out of Dragon Quest, but you don’t play as the hero. You’re a menacing purple demon who has to hoodwink the hero into entering a deathtrap. You dig a path for the hero, reveal standard dungeon fodder like slimes and lure the hero with the promise of loot. The hero automatically walks into the dungeon attempts to fight through your monsters. If you kill him you win and move on to a tougher hero.
I absolutely love Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida's concept and the retro feel. Check out the official trailer to see why.
Sony plans on publishing Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida on December 6th in Japan and I hope they choose to release this in North America too.