This Looks Like A Japanese RPG, But It’s First-Person Shooter (No, Really!)

This Looks Like A Japanese RPG, But It’s First-Person Shooter (No, Really!)
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Japanese games get pigeonholed: young characters with big eyes swinging big swords. Screw swords, give them guns!

Independent game developers Ayaemo Research Institute’s latest project, The Legend of Alfur, is a PC first-person shooter.

There are shades of Sega’s Valkyria Chronicles, which was a third-person shooter. But make no mistake, The Legend of Alfur is a first-person shooter, and it was even developed using an Unreal Development Kit. Honestly, I am trying to think of another Unreal-based Japanese-made FPS, and I’m coming up with… nothing.


On May 11, The Legend of Alfur was released on the PC in Japan for ¥1500 ($19) for the package version and ¥1000 ($13) for the download version.

Ideal for those who like cute voices, big eyes and big guns — whoever the hell you are.

「アルフール小国物語」予告編 [Ayaemo]

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