Hero Must Die. Again is an “epic anti-RPG about aging and death” that was released on PS Vita in Japan as Yuusha Shisu (Hero Dies) in 2016 after debuting on mobile devices as Hero Must Die. Publisher Degica Games has retitled the game and announced plans to bring it to PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC in the west in spring of 2020.
Here’s the announcement teaser:
You are the hero, your last memory is fighting with the demon Guile and felling it, thus saving your world. However, you seem to have died in the process and now you cannot remember her, the one for which you went alone to fight the demon. Due to your great deed, the gods have given you five more days to put your affairs in order, but time will quickly take its toll and you will grow weaker as the days pass.
Good luck in finding out what happened!
From renowned creator Shoji Masuda (Linda³, Oreshika) comes an epic anti-RPG about aging and death. A full localization and brush-up of a game only available until now in Japan on PS Vita.
- Fantasy anti-RPG where the hero starts at his strongest, and grows weaker as time passes.
- Over 50 different funerals (endings) depending on what the hero accomplished.
- EIght unique heroines to woo, each with their own personalities and motivations. Which is the one you were protecting?
- Visit the world you have just saved, and resolve remaining problems to lead it to the best possible future.
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