Hero Must Die. Again is coming west for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam in spring 2020, publisher Degica Games and developers Pyramid and G-Mode announced.
Hero Must Die. Again first launched for PS Vita as Yuusha Shisu (Hero Dies) in February 2016 in Japan. The PS Vita version was adapted from the mobile version, which operated under the same name from 2007 to 2012. Though Japanese-only, the mobile version used “Hero Must Die” as its official English title, thus why the PS Vita version was referred to as such. For the western release, Degica has retitled it Hero Must Die. Again.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
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.