Eurogamer: Prinny: Can I Be the Hero? Review

This collect-'em-all compulsion will see a certain type of gamer through, as will the charm and comedy of the Nippon Ichi fanboy. But for many gamers the infuriating platforming and a combat system that rewards pattern-learning and slow progression over fast, reaction-based advancement of Nippon Ichi's off-kilter design decisions will be insurmountable obstacles to true enjoyment.

For a minority of hardcore gamers this is, like the series from which it originates, a playground for impressive showboating. But where this game differs from Disgaea is that the barrier to entry for newcomers is so much higher, and this is something that no amount of kooky dialogue and cutesy character design can conceal.

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