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Yuusha 30



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Release Dates

10/13/09 Xseed Games
05/28/09 Marvelous Interactive
02/19/10 Rising Star

Community Stats

Owners: 43
Favorite: 3
Tracked: 4
Wishlist: 7
Now Playing: 2

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For centuries, an epic battle between humans and evil lords has been raging and destroying everything in its path. The civilized world is under attack by the relentless evil lord and all that remains are ruins of castles and the bodies of faithful knights who once proudly protected them. Throughout time, heroes and legends have risen above the chaos, only to eventually disappear into the ashes. As the last wandering sage and final hope for humanity, it is up to the protagonist to somehow transcend time and death to unite these legends and their unique powers in one last battle against the Ultimate Evil Lord.

An unorthodox approach to traditional RPGs, Half-Minute Hero combines adventure, an epic storyline, legendary characters and a punishing countdown clock to destruction, to create an adrenaline pumping experience that will blow past conventional fantasy games. Choose between four modes of accelerated gameplay, each complete with original quests, enemies and attacks. Hero Mode consists of random battles with classic RPG leveling-up elements, Evil Lord Mode involves a high degree of strategy to summon the appropriate monsters against the varying oncoming enemies, Princess Mode involves fast-paced shooting action as you guide the princess safely to and from her castle, and Knight Mode challenges the player to protect the sage in any way possible, including carrying the sage away from danger, clinging to monsters to halt their movement, or even throwing yourself at enemies to cause physical damage. Each of the gameplay modes contains 30 stages in which players have 30 seconds, or a half-minute, to complete their tasks.

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Sales History

Total Sales
1 27,153 n/a n/a 27,153
2 10,836 n/a n/a 10,836
3 5,612 n/a n/a 5,612
4 3,829 n/a n/a 3,829
5 3,226 n/a n/a 3,226
6 2,754 n/a n/a 2,754
7 2,290 n/a n/a 2,290
8 2,067 n/a n/a 2,067
9 1,768 n/a n/a 1,768
10 1,373 n/a n/a 1,373

Opinion (11)

Mad55 posted 03/07/2011, 09:40
I love this game, i beat it in 30 seconds.
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Mr Puggsly posted 29/03/2011, 07:41
Hard game to find and online prices are kinda high. Its got a cult following so it might be doing well on PSN.
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whofwhof posted 06/03/2010, 02:44
this game have sweet legs
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jonop posted 25/02/2010, 04:56
This got to #2 on the UK psp store in it's first week.
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NicholasCage posted 28/12/2009, 11:43
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ZorroX posted 19/11/2009, 09:52
Some legs in NA, not bad.
This game is making money for Marvelous Interactive, instead of Wii games.
This say something about PSP.
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