Akaneiro: Demon Hunters Announced

Described as "a unique ARPG combining Japanese art and folklore with the classic Red Riding Hood tale", Akaneiro: Demon Hunters easily carries the most unique premise of any other action RPG we've reported about for, well, a very long time. And with an admitted Diablo and Torchlight influence, as well as American McGee at the helm, it's one game we'll be keeping on our radar from here on out. Hit up our image gallery for some amazing artwork and screenshots, then check out gameplay trailer and press release below:

Hey, you can even sign up for the beta now:
(Akaneiro: Demon Hunters) - First Gameplay Video and Beta Signups Begin for Spicy Horse's Fantasy Action-RPG

The time has come to find out more about the latest title from the Shanghai-based developer, an imaginative action-RPG set on a backdrop of Japanese myth and folklore.

(Akaneiro: Demon Hunters) is the next release from Spicy Horse Games, the development studio founded by American McGee in 2006. Today we're giving you the first look at gameplay in the upcoming action-RPG, which takes you back to feudal Japan and pits you against the Yokai, demonic creatures inspired by Japanese myth and folklore.

Beta signups launched today, and anyone interested in hunting some demons in the beautifully hand-painted world of (Akaneiro) can visit http://angry-red.com to sign up.