Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Gameplay - Nintendo Treehouse: Live | E3 2019

  • Published on Jun 13, 2019
  • Farming is critical in Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, releasing this winter! In this live demonstration from E3 2019, you can get your first in-depth look at this mechanic in action.
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Comments • 247

    NANO HUNTER Ff 13 days ago

    Wow. This looks pretty lit.

  • Level 5 Esper
    Level 5 Esper 14 days ago

    Welcome to the rice fields nintendo!

  • Icaro Amorim
    Icaro Amorim 25 days ago

    how do I get to work at Xseeds?

  • Climbatize
    Climbatize Month ago

    Is this getting a physical release? 🤔

  • Amiel
    Amiel Month ago

    This is like Harvest Moon and Muramasa combined! Love those two games!

  • stoptakingusernamepls
    stoptakingusernamepls 2 months ago

    Minimum wage simulator

  • Fahrenheit38
    Fahrenheit38 2 months ago

    Hope we get a physical release

  • Nebuler
    Nebuler 2 months ago

    Shocked that this game was hidden in the three house i almost missed it
    It will be an instabuy for me

  • Hidden
    Hidden 2 months ago


  • Cool Videos
    Cool Videos 2 months ago

    Gameplay starts at 2:42

  • Erik The Red
    Erik The Red 2 months ago

    I wish there was a harvest moon in this style.

    • Erik The Red
      Erik The Red 2 months ago

      @El Hoffman idk feels different now.

  • Jason Harris
    Jason Harris 2 months ago

    As long as all the levels and bosses are replayable,this is starting to catch my interest.

  • - DiXy
    - DiXy 2 months ago

    The player can choose English Or Japanese Voices...... INSTANT DAY1 BUY

  • PikaLink91
    PikaLink91 2 months ago

    3:35 I love the way she says “you won’t get away!”.

  • Rimshakerc
    Rimshakerc 2 months ago +1

    Yup, I believe I'm sold on this game. Gonna be picking it up.

  • Nathaniel Nichols
    Nathaniel Nichols 2 months ago


  • Myhr
    Myhr 2 months ago +1

    This looks sweet, definitely getting it.
    But goddamn, we really need some VanillaWare games.

  • Wichard
    Wichard 2 months ago +7

    Makes me think of a mix between Muramasa: The Demon Blade and Rune Factory.

  • Potato Juice
    Potato Juice 2 months ago

    I like the mechanic of this game, plus I quite like Japan's culture, I'll probably get this game

  • Kuswanto Lim
    Kuswanto Lim 2 months ago

    The art, the music, the theme, the gameplay. And thank god for japanese dub. This is a must have game.

  • muckymucks
    muckymucks 3 months ago +3

    Another hidden gem of E3 I didn't hear about until just today. Looks really good.

  • Joel Inosin
    Joel Inosin 3 months ago +3

    clarification: Sakuna is the God OF harvest and battle, not the child of the god of harvest and the god of battle, according to what the game staff said.

    Understandable mistake, but a mistake none the less.

  • Frank R.
    Frank R. 3 months ago

    Day 1 buy for me!

  • Luna Aria
    Luna Aria 3 months ago +8

    Sakuna: Take a good look at Tama. Does this sentient little blob truly look omniscient to you?
    Tama: P-princess, such savagery...

  • kabutokagi
    kabutokagi 3 months ago

    Kobito of the Shining Needle intensify

  • ichiro neko
    ichiro neko 3 months ago


  • Maurice White
    Maurice White 3 months ago

    Day one baby!

  • Hidden
    Hidden 3 months ago +3

    Don't mind as I freak out over them having actually modeled different clothing options instead of them being just number boosters.

  • hibikino
    hibikino 3 months ago +2

    It's like the beautiful child of Muramasa and Harvest Moon.

  • Smoogle s.
    Smoogle s. 3 months ago

    voice acting for it is soooooooooooooooooooo bad ugh

  • paktofu123
    paktofu123 3 months ago

    But can you pet the dog

  • solarlola 9
    solarlola 9 3 months ago . This game will give me nightmares. So it’s a pass

    • V. U.
      V. U. 2 months ago

      solarlola 9 why? Monsters??

  • The Sword Art Online Dickriding Association

    This reminds me of the original Naruto Ultimate Ninja series, especially the music.

  • Adrale4gotten
    Adrale4gotten 3 months ago +47

    Stop already, you won e3 three times over by now
    And my wallet is looking terrified of the near future

  • Tai Moya
    Tai Moya 3 months ago +1

    Wow the action looks Amazing. Very satisfying

  • John Kimball
    John Kimball 3 months ago +8

    A cutesy 2D platformer with farming mechanics!? CAN DIG IT!!!

  • rupi
    rupi 3 months ago +2

    This is the most unique game concept I have ever come across this age! So refreshing! It’s kinda like Rune Factory with a twist, more action and less farming. Thank you 2 man dev team!! Hope to make great memories playing this game 👏👏👏

  • 8MoneyIzmyMission8
    8MoneyIzmyMission8 3 months ago

    I remember watching something on this either last year or early this year, but it looks even better now than it did when I first saw it.

  • Justin Mills
    Justin Mills 3 months ago

    This looks soooooooo cool, but if we have to harvest the rice like that for the whole game, that’s going to get old really quickly.

  • Tohlemiach
    Tohlemiach 3 months ago +2

    Props to the interpreter here. He was really struggling with his own Japanese, but he managed to get through each time and his English interpreting was spot on.

  • Insert Hanzo Joke Here
    Insert Hanzo Joke Here 3 months ago +1

    Is this game gonna get a physical release? I would love to see this game on my shelf

  • Nikki Nova
    Nikki Nova 3 months ago

    Wow the translator though...

  • パンク / punk
    パンク / punk 3 months ago

    weird if nintendo showed games like this at the E3 show it would of been received better...

  • eiennosenshi
    eiennosenshi 3 months ago +1

    Sakuna Matata

  • まっすぐ黄色い猫のように

    音楽 雰囲気 描写の細さ 読み込みの速さどれも素晴らしいですね。

  • Difford
    Difford 3 months ago +1

    Music and gameplay reminds me a bit of Goemon 64.

  • TurtleDragonSilent
    TurtleDragonSilent 3 months ago +2

    9:56 You're gonna be able to pet the dog :O

  • Pixel Wanderer
    Pixel Wanderer 3 months ago +1

    id rather want to buy Japanese rice 😋

  • wildcaml jumpout
    wildcaml jumpout 3 months ago +21

    I love the Nintendo E3 shows the most. You really get the sense that everyone is excited about the games, and they have experience with them and ask good questions.
    Just watch the Destroy All Humans E3 gameplay video for the exact opposite of this.

  • LiquidxToxic
    LiquidxToxic 3 months ago


  • xcogames
    xcogames 3 months ago

    SWEET!!! :D

  • Saloz94
    Saloz94 3 months ago

    good to see this game again and im surprised it has dual audio.

  • Todd Reiss
    Todd Reiss 3 months ago

    Looks fantastic. Physical release?

  • Pac- Man K!
    Pac- Man K! 3 months ago +9


  • Mka 00
    Mka 00 3 months ago

    Looks really awesome 😍

  • icecreamcake
    icecreamcake 3 months ago +2

    My back hurt seeing that thumbnail. Reminded me of the time I helped harvest rice once.

    • Amechi Smallwood
      Amechi Smallwood 2 months ago +1

      Oh. Alright. Thank you again.

    • icecreamcake
      icecreamcake 2 months ago

      @Amechi Smallwood Oh and it really did feel satisfying knowing I worked for it. I've seen a lot of vids about japanese food culture where they give so much care to food because the idea is someone had to work hard for it to be available to the general public and if it's meat, an animal had to give it's life to sustain our species so we should be thankful and not waste them. That's how it felt to me. It also made me appreciate my father more cuz we don't really get along that much and experiencing something that he does makes you really feel grateful.

    • icecreamcake
      icecreamcake 2 months ago +2

      @Amechi Smallwood No, hot season is for harvesting and rainy is for planting. Our rainy season is June-December and then January-May is sunny.

    • Amechi Smallwood
      Amechi Smallwood 2 months ago

      So, if hot season is for planting rice, I take it that rainy season is fall?? That sounds like very hard but rewarding work. I knew famers had to work hard to plant their rice but I didn't know the first clue about how they actually did any of it. I'm sure once you ate that rice you helped harvested yourself, it tasted a lot more sastifing. 🙂 After hearing that, I would really like to try it for myself. Thank you for talking with me.

    • icecreamcake
      icecreamcake 2 months ago +1

      @Amechi Smallwood It was my first and last experience actually. I live in Southeast Asia btw. It was a scorching hot summer in the province cuz it's during summer that they harvest rice (rainy season is for planting). I did not help cut down the rice grass with a scythe cuz it was already done and I only had to collect the rice grains. We did it by slamming the rice grass through a makeshift wood platform (I don't know how to describe it) which makes it so the rice grains would scatter all across a tiny hut we made on the spot. We covered the entire hut with a wide blanket from the floor all through the sides so it was easy to gather the grains after we were done slamming them all over the place. We had to do it with all the rice grass that was cut down from 2 medium sized rice fields. It took us two days to finish everything and we worked from 6am-11am then from 1pm-4pm everyday. We collected about 8 sacks (50 kg each) of rice from them afterwards. I hurt the back of my waist the very first day and it was really bad but I kept going. The second day it still hurt but I tried to do my best to get everything done. Afterwards, I had to help carry the sacks which sucked cuz they were heavy. I had to carry them on my shoulders but I only did each sack half at a time cuz I would die if I had to carry 50kg all at once. It wasn't that far though (just about 1 or 2 meters away) cuz we just needed to carry them from the hut we made in the ricefield to the side of the road where we had our vehicle parked. I had been studying in the city, miles and miles away from the province for the last six years and it was the first summer I've been home so I was happy to help even if I had thoughts of dying because it was so hard to fall asleep with the back of my waist hurting when I move (and I really move a lot when I sleep lol). It was an amazing experience though and now I have more respect and appreciation for those people who grow rice.
      P.S. We didn't actually grow them. Our relatives (my father's siblings and their families) did and because my father owned part of the land they used for planting, we got our share, although we had to harvest them ourselves.

  • Dom G
    Dom G 3 months ago

    That Shiba was so cute

  • Haecker094
    Haecker094 3 months ago

    Are they somehow related yo the game Muramasa ?

  • Andres Sacapuntas
    Andres Sacapuntas 3 months ago +1

    I've been following this one for awhile and I'm so excited to see that the game is almost here and that even the English dub seems to be done!

  • Muksin
    Muksin 3 months ago

    Vanillaware ?