Game Revolution writes: "Ahh... there's nothing sweeter than the true love of the screwball. Half-Minute Hero is basically an off-kilter hodgepodge of WTF wrapped around a egg timer. Three modes are available as soon as you turn it on: Hero 30 (the RPG of world-saving), Evil Lord 30 (summon and stay the prettiest!) and Princess 30 (shoot everything that moves). Work through all of those and you'll be treated to Knight Mode, a protection-strategy mode where fighting is optional, though somehow still encouraged."