Rice is Energy
The story of Sakuna: Of Rice and Break is a long and arduous one. It’s been three years since we covered the game’s preview and since then, we’ve heard little or no from developer XSEED Video games. However group Edelweiss has been onerous at work, and we’re pleased to announce that the side-scrolling, monster-fighting, farming motion recreation has a launch date of November 10th and is lastly open for preorder on the Nintendo Swap and PlayStation 4! Tackle the position of exiled harvest goddess Sakuna and farm rice, battle evil, and discover a cursed island. Sadly, Sakuna isn’t precisely right here willingly–she’s been banished till she will cleanse the entire island of demons. And that’s going to take a variety of work. Happily, she has assist. Mortal assist. A band of outcast people accompanied her on her exile, they usually’ll educate her every part she must learn about farming, caring for herself, and offering for a group, so long as she truly pitches in to assist them survive in flip.
Sakuna’s journey will likely be equal components action-platformer with a sturdy fight system and in-depth, surprisingly correct rice farming sim. It additionally serves as a love letter to Japanese mythology, chronicling the event of its titular character from a proud, spoiled, lonely lady to a protecting and highly effective harvest goddess. Additionally, take a look at her little outfits! They’re lovely! After all, this recreation’s painting-inspired aesthetic makes every part lovely, however nonetheless. If Sakuna’s design doesn’t make your coronary heart go pitter-pat, it’s possible you’ll not have checked out her lengthy sufficient.
For those who like cute women studying vital life classes, magical adventures the place you battle demons with farming instruments, or the bits of Japanese historical past that don’t make it into Samurai Warriors, give Sakuna a glance.