- Today Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman
has shared an E3 2010 video spotlighting Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom for the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: A "heartwarming puzzle-action game" – that's how Namco Bandai describes their upcoming PS3 game Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom.
Majin is being developed by Game Republic
, a studio that boasts several former members of Team ICO
and a track record consisting of PS3 fan favorites such as Folklore.
Majin's fantasy world looks highly stylized, with "shadowy, storybook visuals" in the words of Namco Bandai producer Daisuke Uchiyama. According to Uchiyama, the team wanted to create "something everybody can relate to...something familiar, nostalgic." See Majin in motion below and judge for yourself.
You play as Tepeu, a mysterious thief who possess the ability to communicate with animals. Encroaching into a "forsaken kingdom" overtaken by a dark force, Tepeu comes across an imprisoned golem-like creature – called a Majin – and frees him.
Named Teotle, the Majin follows the thief out of gratitude, thus forming an unlikely alliance...