Kodoani.com – Bandai Namco Entertainment posted an English-subtitled story trailer for the manga-based game SAND LAND by Akira Toriyama on Sunday. This action RPG will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC via Steam.
Below is the game’s description from Bandai Namco Entertainment:
In SAND LAND, players will enter a desert world where both humans and demons face a severe water shortage. As Demon Prince Beelzebub, Sheriff Rao, and the demon thief, players will set out on an adventure to find the legendary Spring hidden in the desert. Beelzebub, who introduces himself as a “super devil,” possesses the pure heart of a child but has special powers and telepathic abilities. Rao, a sheriff in a small town, needs the help of demons to save Sand Land from water shortage. Thief, a wise demon with the ability to steal, also joins their adventure.
Players will take on the role of Beelzebub to explore a vast world with his unlikely group of demons and humans. During this journey, traveling by various means of transportation or on foot can be dangerous and you meet many helpful characters in the vast desert while discovering the secrets of SAND LAND. Vehicle and character combat is an important part of the game’s action. Players have access to a variety of customizable vehicles and accessories to traverse the desert, overcome obstacles, and take on a variety of powerful enemies.
Manga SAND LAND is a series of short stories serialized by Akira Toriyama in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump belong to Shueisha from May to August 2000. A compilation booklet of the manga was published in November 2000.
The manga already has an anime film adaptation, which was released in Japan on August 18. The film had its world premiere at San Diego Comic-Con International on July 22 and is scheduled to opens in North America in 2024.