The official YouTube channel for the recently kickstarted JRPG, Penny Blood, has shared three new video interviews with various members of the game’s staff. Further, they all contain English subtitles, so we overseas fans can also peruse the answers.
Firstly is the interview with Miyako Kato, the character and art designer:
Secondly is the interview with Nobuo Uematsu, Yoshitaka Hirota, and Michio Okamiya:
Lastly is the interview with the game’s director and the creator of the Shadow Hearts series, Matsuzo Machida:
- View our announcement coverage, comprising premise details, combat info, screenshots, and more.
- First Gameplay Trailer
Matthew will explore several corners of the world, such as America, Japan, China, and Europe, and encounter countless individuals reacting to the new plight differently. However, “Penny Blood tells the tale of a man who must become that which he seeks to vanquish.”
The world map has a bird’s-eye-view, acting as a conduit for players to reach detailed areas housing merchants and countless odd happenings. Combat utilizes the Psycho Sigil battle system, where players must react at the right time during attacks to maximize damage output. Additionally, the Fusion system allows party members to transform and use more destructive skills.
Sanity Points are lost when interacting with demons too frequently, ultimately causing allies to succumb to madness. Their common sense deteriorates with the benefit of drastically increased strength, which might just turn the tide of battle.
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