Chronos Before the Ashes - a cool concept, poor playability

I like a good 3D role playing game, some fun action.. and this had the added idea that if you 'die' in the game, your character gets revived but 1 year older, and thus making the game a little bit harder.

Let's try:

And then yeah, ugh, this was not really much fun at all.  Learning the controller is slow, the tutorial isn't really there, and there's a lot of frustration without much explanation.  Kinda felt like going in blind.