The story gripped me at once, a hero who respects Prinnies? What’s going on here, is he soft in the head. Apparently Valvatorez or Lord Val as most call him is banished to be a Prinny Instructor. A totally underdog of the demon world but with a past of once greatness. This greatness has been long forgotten since he stopped drinking blood due to a promise. A promise made to a human which in fact drained him of most of his powers. He is now stuck in a shrimpy body and obsessed with sardines which he feasts on instead of blood.
The game cleverly adds hints into the conversations on how to improve your characters like ‘chara world’ this was an interesting touch but I very quickly lost interest. For you see instead of the ‘item world’ concept where you clear out all the enemies, in char world you are surrounded by geo cubes that you must destroy to obtain the level ups and character bonuses. This takes a VERY LONG time to do. I found it was really worth while to do for the mages to unlock great spells and evilities. Otherwise it’s a very tedious procedure for every character.
They also bring up the option of opening the ‘Cave of Ordeals’ early in the game for you to hideously fail at but aspire to play maybe in your third or fourth gameplay (no really it’s pretty hard).
Basically you need to play this game becuase of tentacles. Nah just kidding, as much as I love the odd mix of characters, there is so much more to offer from the game. A great addition of extra levels so you can do endless grinding in different settings. Also there are a lot of cameos from a favourite past characters from the series including everyone’s favourite fallen angel Flonne. If you like the Prinnies, you get a lot of interaction and conversations and well what can I say the characters like to ship each other which makes all otaku’s happy. Fenich and Lord Val FTW. A JRPG fan’s must play game.