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By Ozzie Mejia   //   March 6, 2015 4:45 PM

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma EXTEND slashes in this summer

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.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   March 29, 2014 1:00 PM

Mind Zero invades Vita on May 27

Mind Zero will arrive on Vita on May 27, with Aksys Games releasing a new anime-style trailer.
By Alice O'Connor   //   February 7, 2014 9:00 AM

Magus hits PS3 on February 25, co-developed by Aksys

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.
By Ozzie Mejia   //   November 5, 2013 4:00 PM

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma's Limited Edition includes behind-the-scenes Blu-ray

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   September 23, 2013 4:30 PM

A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX jumps to XBLA next week

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   August 1, 2013 1:30 PM

Sweet Fuse is a dating game starring Keiji Inafune's fictional niece

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   June 11, 2013 10:40 AM

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma hitting PS3 in 2014

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   April 24, 2013 6:10 AM

Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi coming to 3DS

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.
By Steve Watts   //   November 27, 2012 1:00 PM

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus coming December 4

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.
By Alice O'Connor   //   June 13, 2012 2:00 PM

Ragnarok: Tactics coming over to PSP

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.