I have never seen anyone talk about this game, ever. I am confident to say that this is one extremely obscure title, up until recently you could only get an ISO for it from some obscure russian emulation forum and from select private trackers. It was recently uploaded to CDRomance so now anyone can get their hands on it.
Designed by Taro Kudo, of Love-de-Lic fame (Moon Remix RPG) and director of some not so good Paper Mario games. If you know anything about the people who were involved with Love-de-Lic, then you know how unique and special their games are (think Giftpia, Chibi-Robo, Chulip)
It sold 9k copies during its first week in Japan, which doesn't sound like a lot.for an Enix published title and there is honestly little information about it online.
This is from the Wikipedia page
>The player takes on the role of a 5th-grade boy who is accidentally warped to a fictional island called Endonesia. The protagonist must communicate with the island's 50 sealed gods in order to return home. The boy does so by obtaining several abilities called Emo powers, which draw on his emotions, and the emotions of those around him. The game features day and night cycles as well as days of the week, with the island stuck in a 10-day time loop.
I don't have a PS2 to test this game with and PCSX2 seems to behave oddly when I try it, some background are missing.
Here's some gameplay footage, there are hardly any videos for it on Youtube.
If any of you anons have a PS2 to test this game and can drop some footage, that would be appreciated. Take note, this is a text heavy game that remains untranslated.
Another extremely obscure set of titles are the Jungle Park
games by Saru Brunei, developers best known for Cubivore on the Gamecube. These games, released on the Saturn and Playstation basically served as a sort of proto-Cubivore testing ground walking simulator. There might have been a Jungle Park title for the Bandai Pippin as well, which I don't believe was developed by Saru Brunei, can't find much on it.
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