Unlike the original 1999 PlayStation game, the sequel has characters fully rendered in 3D. If the game was just this, it'd be a fine, fun, slightly more self-serious twist on the Half-Minute Hero formula with the most striking use of the traditional ukiyo-e art style since Okami, and we'd leave it at that. There's an almost overwhelming number of stats to watch, measuring everything from a family member's vigor (i.e., how much of their stats they actually have access to, which lowers the older/more frail they get) to their loyalty, and all of them carry elemental/emotional values that affect that family member's actions. Choose from 8 unique classes for the warriors of your clan, including Fencer, Martial Artist and Gunner.

In combat, it's a fine example of its genre, all things considered. More than anything, Oreshika is a better-than-advertised family simulator.

Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines is an RPG where you must lead an ancient Japanese clan in search of revenge against a fearsome demon.

Develop your clan to break the curse, and get an ultra rare platinum in the meantime.

His only regret is sleeping with the wolf god. Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines (俺の屍を越えてゆけ2 (Ore no Shikabane o Koete Yuke 2) in Japanese) is a 2014 Japanese role playing game developed by Alfa System and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation Vita.

I feel like picking these games up but I cant really afford both. [8], Upon defeating enemies, the player will accumulate points, which will allow them to marry deities and create children with them; these children will have faces inherited from the parents, and can be customly named.

Once a year, in every area, an event called the Feast of All Demons takes place. Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines (俺の屍を越えてゆけ2 (Ore no Shikabane o Koete Yuke 2) in Japanese) is a 2014 Japanese role playing game developed by Alfa System and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation Vita. Kids would run off and start families in other areas; daughters of other clans would marry into mine. Justin Clark's clan went through 9 generations of his clan before writing his review.

Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines Trophy List • 48 Trophies • 32,638 Owners • 9.37% Average

[5][6][7], Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines is set 100 years after its predecessor, with no direct story connections between the two games.

Thankfully, the gods grant you a helper, a weasel who can morph into a bouncy, happy, anime girl at will, who makes up for her grating anime-ness by being a ridiculously useful personal assistant who keeps you on task for the month.

When six holy artifacts go missing, the gods' powers go a little haywire, and natural disasters start tearing the country apart. This means that there is a lot of wandering around, particularly in twisty dungeons, and that you will be wasting time you don't have because you can't remember what room the portal to the Feast was. For Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines on the PlayStation Vita, GameFAQs has 1 guide/walkthrough. A slew of ways to customize gameplay for all gamers.

Beautiful traditional-meets-anime art design and score. GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers. There are at least a baker’s dozen of games that could use such a character, just minus the weasel outfit.