Compile Hearts’ Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God, to be published by Aksys Games, is a rogue like dungeon crawler RPG, with an entertaining cuisine focus. Produced exclusively for the PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system, the game is set to release in Winter 2013 in the US.
Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God, will have you follow Pupuru and Kuu as they travel together to find the best of the best ingredients in order to make a magical curry which will save Pupuru’s favourite Curry restaurant, Smile Curry. After a rough start to her adventure, Pupuru devotes herself to the cause and proceeds to travel the land in search of magical and tasty ingredients, which ultimately leads players to meet and interact with Sorcery Saga’s broad character roster, each with their own unique qualities to bring to the gaming experience.
Bright and colourful sprite animation will be the main showcase of the games art style and act as the key narrative tool within the game. As players explore the land they will discover and investigate various dungeons in search of wondrous ingredients, guarded by a wide range of monsters which seek to end their adventure. All battles within the game, are turn based and defeating monsters will earn players experience which will level-up Pupuru. But after leaving a dungeon all those levels are lost, which puts a heavier focus on the equipment players choose to upgrade.
With a strategic focus on movement and action, players will be able to defeat the majority of what stands in their path. For the stronger of foes, players need not fear, for they can consume the powers within curry to boost their stats inside dungeons, provided they have the recipe and required ingredients. If a player falls within a dungeon, they will learn the definition of a what it means to play a rogue like dungeon crawler, as all items and the levels gained will be lost.
The game has been rated T for Teen by the Electronic Software Ratings Board and currently has its limited edition version, Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God “Hot and Spicy, Everything Nicey” Limited Edition Set available for pre-order from Amazon. Purchase options for the standard version are yet to be established. The limited edition version of Sorcery Saga will feature useable kitchenware of a “Kuu-rry” spoon, “Kuu-rry” plate and a “Bibilious” bib.
Sorcery Saga will reach North American gamers on December 10th, with a European release following early 2014, courtesy of Rising Star Games.