Nippon Ichi Software has released the latest information and screenshots of The Princess is Money-Hungry, its upcoming PS Vita action RPG set in a capitalist world and starring a Princess who can buy up enemies and traps on the battlefield.
Get the new details below.
A young woman who is a relative of the Princess and a born zombie. She always has an intense, rotten smell about her.
Zenigami (Money God)
The god of money, who has tremendous power in the world of capitalism. He appears before the Princess, who lost her homeland and was overwhelmed with grief, and gave her a calculator with a mysterious power.
■ Game Flow
In The Princess is Money-Hungry, there are “base parts” where you prepare before heading into battle, and “action parts” where you control the Princess and progress.
During action parts, you’ll progress through each stage by clearing missions. You’ll have no money at the start of the stage, but will collect money as you battle.
In addition to her standard attacks, the Princess also has “Ougi” attacks that she can use based on her weapon.
■ Zenigami’s Calculator
If you have money in your possession, you can use the calculator given to you by Zenigami. By using its power, you can buy enemy monsters and on-field relics (traps), bring about a variety of effects, and awaken Zeni Miracles.
During action parts, you can buy enemy monsters that have a price tag attached, as well as relics, which you can then use in your favor.
By buying monsters, you can put each monster’s actions to use.
By buying relics, you can inflict enemies with great damage.
People of the Land
In order to rebuild her homeland, the monsters and relics acquired by the Princess will serve the Princess as the people of her nation.
■ Zeni Miracles
By inputting an amount into the calculator, Zeni Miracles can awaken miraculous powers that are useful for attacks, recovery, or to change the Princess’ state. Each time you use it, a random three Miracles are selected, from which you can choose one to use. The higher the amount of money you input into the calculator, the stronger the effect, so when you’re in a pinch, it would probably best to input a higher amount of money.
Attack-Based Zeni Miracles
These are Zeni Miracles that inflict the enemy with great damage. From attacks that hit every enemy to attacks that deal heavy damage to a single enemy, use these Zeni Miracles to turn the tides in battle.
State Change Zeni Miracles
These are Zeni Miracles that change the stats of the Princess. This includes tying attributes to attacks, transforming into a giant, increasing the Princess’ critical hit rate, and so on.
Recovery-Based Zen Miracles
These are Zeni Miracles that heal the Princess. This includes HP recovery, curing status ailments, and coming back to life from a Game Over.
■ Narration by Hochu Otsuka
Voice actor Hochu Otsuka, known for Abuto in Gintama and Jiraiya in Naruto, among many other roles, will be the in-game narrator in The Princess is Money-Hungry.
The Princess is Money-Hungry is due out for PS Vita in Japan on November 24.
View the screenshots at the gallery.