By Daniel Perez // October 31, 2016 11:00 AM
BlazBlue fans waiting to jump to next-gen consoles will no longer be left out in the cold. BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma EXTEND is making its way to North American shores in the summer with some new mechanics and features.
The game isn't out until December 16, but a demo for Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- will open up to PlayStation Plus members tomorrow.
The long-running anime fighting franchise returns when Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- hits PS4 and PS3 at the end of the year.
Examu's anime-styled fighter Arcana Heart 3 is moving from PS3 to Vita.
Mind Zero will arrive on Vita on May 27, with Aksys Games releasing a new anime-style trailer.
Aksys has specialised for years in localising and publishing Japanese games, including the likes of the BlazBlue series to Virtue's Last Reward, but now it's dabbling in development. It's now announced that its first game, an action-RPG named Magus and co-developed with Black Tower, will launch for PlayStation 3 on February 25 at the budget price of $29.99.
Japanese dungeon-crawler Mind Zero is coming to North America this spring for $39.99.
The PS3-exclusive BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma will arrive on March 25, bringing with it a revamped netcode and a 30+ hour story mode.
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma is getting the Limited Editiont treatment. The PS3-exclusive fighter from Arc System Works is set to release in March 2014 and adopters of the Limited Edition will receive some collectible extras, two of which are exclusive to North America.
The quirky Japanese RPG Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God is coming to Vita on December 10, as a standard or Limited Edition.
Somehow, Aksys Games has managed to find success in the Hakuoki series. The anime games have you courting attractive young men, and have already...
After a few years bouncing around PC, retro platformer A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda (you may have picked it up in one of those there pay-what-you-want indie bundles) is coming to Xbox Live Arcade next week. The Metroidvania-y jumper will land on October 2, jazzed up with new robobits.
A little inside baseball: sometimes one skim-reads a press release and passes it over, then it comes back round again and you think "Wait what a dating game about Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune's fictional niece trying to find love while escaping the clutches of a megalomaniacal pig who's taken over Keiji's amusement park WHAT?" So yes, Sweet Fuse: At Your Side will hit PSP on August 27.
The fine folks at Aksys Games are continuing to feed us fine games from Japan, announcing today that BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma will arrive on North American PS3s in 2014. It's the fifth in the BlazBlue fighting series from Arc System Works, the famed fightfans also responsible for the many Guilty Gear games and Persona 4 Arena.
Playing video games without also experiencing a wide range of other arts leaves you a stunted and terrible person, so They say, but thankfully some novels are playable on your game devices and have pictures and everything. Publisher Aksys yesterday announced it's bringing visual novel Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi westward to Nintendo 3DS, to make you more whole by teaching a little something about love between a woman and a man.
Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus will release for the PlayStation 3 on December 4 for $14.99. No Xbox Live Arcade plans have been announced for North America.
Though major publishers abandoned the PSP long ago, Sony's handheld is the best place to find Japanese strategy-RPGs and the like thanks to the localisation-mad publishers like Aksys and Atlus. Aksys has announced it's bringing another SRPG over, Ragnarok: Tactics.
The second game in the 'Zero Escape' series kicked off by Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors has been confirmed for a western release. Known as Zennin Shiboudesu in Japan, it's coming to Vita and 3DS in North America as Virtue's Last Reward.
Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus is being ported from its original console versions to the arcade. That arcade version will also serve as the basis for PS3 and 360 downloadable versions, which will feature online play.