I really want to support Atlus’ upcoming Steal Princess, because (1) it’s Atlus, (2) it’s an interesting-looking puzzle platformer for DS, and (3) it has a distinct Landstalker/Ladystalker vibe about it, given that it’s an isometric action game from Climax starring a heroine and her tiny faerie companion. On the other hand, I’m kind of cranky about the game because the head of Climax, Kan Naito, gave me the single worst interview of my career at TGS. Well, second worst — I doubt anything will top the one with Final Fantasy XIII director Motomu Toriyama where he suddenly stood up and left without a word, entourage in tow. I will never understand the logic behind agreeing to an interview with the press when you clearly despise the press and have no interest in talking to them. Why not just tell them to shove off and save everyone some time and trouble?
On the other hand, that’s some pretty danged nice artwork. I’m such an easy mark.