Liberation Maiden is Goichi Suda's contribution to Guild01. In this shooter game, an invading country is stelaing all of Japan's energy. The player controls Shoko Ozora, a high school girl who became President of Japan after her father's assassination, as she enters the mech Kamui to fight back.
Suda 51 and his studio Grasshopper Manufacture are somewhat notorious in the gaming world for directing games that are quite literally insane. These games, like Killer 7 and No More Heroes are often hyper-violent, deranged, and usually hinge upon a premise so abstract and bizarre that if the gameplay weren’t top-notch, the games would be totally alienating and unplayable. By this standard, Liberation Maiden, his new 3DS eShop title published by Level 5, is relatively tame. In it, you play as Shoko Ozora, teenage daughter of the President of New Japan, who has to reluctantly step into office in her father’s place following his assassination. On top of that, a rival nation is invading New Japan in order to steal all its power, and it is Shoko’s presidential duty to... Read Review