E3 2009 Screens: Glory of Heracles (Nintendo DS)

Developer: PAON
Publisher: Nintendo
Genre: Role-Playing Game
Release: 2010

Glory of Heracles features the eponymous Greek hero in a pick-up-and-play role-playing
game that has a rich storyline in a Greek motif and a deep battle system. The story begins
when Heracles washes up on a beach with amnesia. Players must journey far and wide to
figure out Heracles’ story and unravel the mysterious pasts of the other main characters in
this new adventure. The game uses ancient Greece as its backdrop, and players can visit
cities like Sparta and Athens on their travels.

“¢ Players travel the countryside to meet new characters, collect helpful items and gain experience.
“¢ Strategy is key during battle, but once the fighting is over, players can gather the spoils of war. Some items
might be rusty and in need of polishing at a shop in town, while others might require a blacksmith to forge them
into something even more powerful.
“¢ Players will be treated to animated cut scenes on the screens of their Nintendo DS or Nintendo DSi™ systems.
“¢ Players can opt to use the stylus or +control pad and buttons to control movement in the game, while the touch
screen is required to complete optional challenges used to power up spells or skills during battle.

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