Akaneiro: Demon Hunters – open beta begins, new areas revealed, Linux reward tier announced

By Stephany Nunneley
9 January 2013 21:25 GMT

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, the latest from Spicy Horse, is now in open beta.

Based on the Little Red Riding Hood story mixed with Japanese folklore and myth, the action-RPG sees players hunting legendary monsters in Edo-era Japan.

The open beta includes new developments such as” advanced character training, weapon improvements, and the “still in development” Shivering Pines area which includes a new tribe of “imps wielding frost magic.”

Also, the developers have released a set of screenshots revealing the Ghostclaw Caverns and Temple Road locations.

As of Wednesday morning, the Akaneiro Kickstarter reached $51,119 toward its $200,000 goal, thanks to 1,139 backer. With 24 days to go, the team has added a Linux version of the as one of the stretch goals and well as a penguin pet to the reward tiers.

You can sign up and play the open beta through here. Open beta will run until January 16 and will consist of various stress tests.

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