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Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

XSEED JKS, Inc.
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Platforms
Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch
Teen
Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Use of Alcohol
No Interactive Elements
Rating Summary
This is an action game in which players assume the role of a harvest goddess (Princess Sakuna) banished to an island overrun by monsters. Players tend to a rice farm and explore side-scrolling island environments to battle various demons. Players use hammers, swords, and sickles to defeat fantasy creatures (e.g., skeletons, bats, mechanical soldiers) in frenetic melee-style combat. Some attacks are accompanied by impact sounds, cries of pain, and brief blood effects. The game depicts a drunk character with an audible *hic* in his speech. One prolonged sequence depicts young characters discussing alcohol (““Awww, c'mon….just a little sip won't hurt nothin.'”); dialogue references alcohol throughout the game (e.g., “You reek of sake”; “I suppose I'll head back to the banquet and reacquaint myself with the joy of intoxication.”).
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