Heroes of Ruin is an incredibly apropos title for Square Enix and N-Space's online multiplayer action role-playing game for the Nintendo 3DS.
Old school action role-playing meets newfangled dungeon crawler in this week's Nintendo download, as a free demo for Square Enix's Heroes of Ruin goes head-to-head with one of Nintendo's most legendary games.
I'm in California this week for the purpose of checking out a bunch of video games that will be shown at E3 next month. I'm a pre-E3 Judge*, you see, bouncing from one showcase with a game publisher to another, signing lots of paperwork in which I swear not to tell people about these games for a few weeks.
I'm not going to lie to you: that golden-haired, human-faced, griffin-looking creature early in this video for Square Enix's action/RPG gives me the creeps.
There's not much incoming to the Nintendo 3DS that I'm truly excited about, but after watching more than six minutes of this developer walkthrough of Square Enix's Heroes of Ruin, the list might just get one title bigger.
I must admit I haven't been paying too much attention to n-Space's 3DS strategy role-playing game Heroes of Ruin, which is exactly the opening the sharks and shark-by-products of the game's Coral Tombs were waiting for.
Heroes of Ruin is a deft, well-implemented multiplayer-RPG—but right now it's lacking in distinctive character. The title, published by Square Enix and developed by n-Space, the team behind the GameCube action-adventure title Geist, is due to launch on the Nintendo 3DS in early 2012. So far, our exposure to the Heroes…
Well, it's so far (officially) unannounced, but quick mention of Heroes of Ruin and a single piece of artwork from the game appeared on the developer's Facebook page earlier today. That developer would be Orlando-based n-Space.