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Developer Dead Alien Cult Reveals Viking Ghost

I love PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale. Probably more than I love the Smash Bros. franchise. Which means I found it particularly upsetting to discover that Sony had officially announced they would be discontinuing support for the game, cementing the roster as-is, and rolling out only one more balance patch, and possibly one more map pack. […]

Sony Releases Project Morpheus (VR) at GDC 2014

On Tuesday, March 4, 2014 the game developers conference Sony unveiled project Morpheus, Their entry into the virtual-reality space for console gaming. Sony’s prototype virtual reality (VR) system works with the new PS4 console and looks to shape the future of games. Sony’s current prototype for Project Morpheus features is a head mounted display with […]

SEGA Announces Blade Arcus from Shining

Persona 4 Arena started the trend, and AquaPazza kept it going. Now, Sega looks to co-opt an odd property for a fighting game, and it’s a doozey. Shining Force. One of their most treasured, longest standing properties is calling an audible and switching things up in “Blade Arcus from Shining.” It’s a weird name, for […]

NISA Announces FOUR New Projects at San Francisco Press Event

In San Francisco, today, at the NISA press event, four new games were announced for localization by the company! Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair will be coming to North America and Europe this fall. Following in the footsteps of the wildly popular and equally successful Trigger Happy Havoc, Goodbye Despair changes the setting by sweeping all […]

Behold Studios Reveals 3 Chroma Squad TV Spots… Voiced ENTIRELY in Japanese!

Good Lord, I love me some Sentai! For those not in the know, Chroma Squad is a Kickstarted tactical strategy game from newcomer Behold Studios. In the game, you will “… manage an indie Sentai television studio, casting actors, purchasing equipment, crafting weapons and giant Mechas out of cardboard and glue to create your own Sentai […]

Keiji Inafune Kickstarts Mighty No.9!

Twenty-four hours is all it took for Mr. Inafune, father of Megaman, to Kickstart his new project, Mighty No.9! A new, side-scrolling action game in the same vein as our beloved Megaman, with new technology to back it, and new mechanics to set it apart. If Megaman was heavily inspired by Osamu Tezuka’s Tetsuwan Atom […]

The Guided Fate Paradox receives a release date!

NIS America announced today that The Guided Fate Paradox™ is set to release on November 5 in North America and October 25 in Europe, exclusively on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system! Additionally, the first run of the standard edition will include an official soundtrack, and will be available at retailers across North America! “God has never had […]

Disgaea D2: New Trailer!

The Netherworld — a place where might makes right and today’s friends are tomorrow’s enemies. After a long journey with many ups and downs, Laharl finally finds himself as a full-fledged Overlord. However, the other denizens of the Netherworld do not see him as such, so he sets out on a journey with his loyal(!?) […]

Sad News Out of Japan: ATLUS is “Under Reorganization”

According to this website, and corroborated by this one, it would appear as though ATLUS has declared bankruptcy. Though the articles clearly state that the company is “under reorganization,” my source in Japan tells me this is specifically to avoid the social stigma of the declaration. If ATLUS plans on continuing business, they would have […]

Dragon’s Crown Gets DLC – Free for First Month

Dragon’s Crown, the multiplayer action beat-em-up from ATLUS will offer players the ability to customize their story with different narrator voices from each of the six playable characters in the game: Amazon, Dwarf, Elf, Fighter, Sorceress, and Wizard. These character voices replace the game’s original narration with their own distinct voice. Brave adventurers who play Dragon’s […]

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