Are you ready to rock?! Guilty Gear Xrd Sign is shaping up to be one of the best-looking fighting games in recent memory, thanks to its amazing anime-style graphics rendering tech. I honestly can't say much about the fi... read
Aksys Games announced that moé fighting game Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! will be hitting the Playstation 3 and Vita Fall 2014. This version of the series is a revision based off the original Arcana Heart 3, originall... read
Hey, remember Mind Zero? Or rather, MIND≒0, the Acquire-developed dungeon crawler styled in the Persona vein? Well, we're getting it, courtesy of Aksys games, and we're getting it soon. As in, May 28, 2014 so... read
If you're a fan of the PS Vita release of Zero Escape: Zero's Last Reward, then get yourself ready for the release of 999: The Novel. The original game in the Zero Escape series is hitting iOS devices on March 17th. If you ne... read
Remember Mind Zero? It was an RPG released by Acquire in August of last year, though it never made it out of Japan. Nothing to lose hope over, as games like Bravely Default continue to demonstrate, but news of the game and po... read
Fun and easy as curry-flavored pie I've mentioned this several times before on Japanator, but just for the record, I love dungeon crawlers. Next to a good old-fashioned story-based RPG, the random dungeon genre in particular is my favorite kind of video game. ... read feature
If you've ever listened to our Jtor AM podcast, then you probably know that I've been obsessing over the PS Vita game Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God. The game only came out a few days ago on Dec. 10, but I've alr... read
You've got to keep a close eye on the folks over at Aksys Games. When they're not busy trying to raise money to help Typhoon Haiyan victims, they're holding a sale on digital titles in honor of the holiday season. The sa... read
As you may know, on November 7th, the category 5 tropical cyclone Haiyan (also known as Yolanda) struck the eastern portion of the Philippines - becoming the strongest tropical storm ever to make landfall - and wreaking catas... read
Being the dungeon-crawling addict that I am, I've been psyched for Sorcery Saga: Curse of The Great Curry God for PS Vita ever since I first heard about it. As the weeks went by with no release date though, I began to wo... read
Over the last couple of years, a lot of my gaming time has been dedicated to dungeon crawlers, particularly on portable systems. Something about lying back on the couch and ransacking a dungeon for treasure simultaneously rel... read
The folks at Aksys Games have done a great job of bringing visual novels to the western market. They've been hitting a nice variety of titles, and I think picking up Idea Factory's Sweet Fuse was a good move.
Those of you wh... read
I was originally going to deliver this news in a flash, but I had to outrun an army of ninjas that were trying to keep me from achieving my goal -- I blame those cats that hindered Warmonger Josh's objectives. Luckily, they w... read
When Elliot told me that Ignition messed up on Muramasa: The Demon Blade's localization for the Wii, he was not kidding. And thanks to the folks at Siliconera, we are given a side by side comparison between Ignition's bl... read
It's going to be one hell of a full moon tonight! *ding, ding, ding*
I wasn't joking when I said that Marika was in for the fight of her life, because Harlock was nothing like any opponent that she has faced in past. The Bentenmaru crew faced some heavy damages du... read feature
The PSP is the console that just refuses to die, almost 10 years after its North American launch.
The good folks at Aksys Games have announced that they'll be bringing Idea Factory's otome game Sweet Fuse: At Your Side (Bakud... read
When I first played Muramasa: The Demon Blade on the Wii, I was surprised to see that the story was not on the same level as Odin Sphere. During one faithful podcast (I forgot the episode number), Elliot revealed to us that I... read
I'm still shocked that Aksys Games is not only publishing another PSP game out west, but a Hakuoki spinoff to boot. I'd like to believe that the original visual novel sold well enough to warrant their bringing Warriors of the... read
In a move that's as surprising as it is commendable, Aksys Games announced the localization of Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi, for the PSP. That's right folks, more English language Hakuoki is coming your way for that s... read
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is definitely a game to look out for, as it's an intriguing take on the familiar visual novel format, from the cool people who made 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors.
There may not be a solid release date for the European version of Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, but pre-orders have certainly been available for quite some time. 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors has gained itsel... read
There's no escaping fact: Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, the spiritual sequel to Aksys' excellent visual novel/murderous puzzle game 999: Nine Persons, Nine Hours, Nine Doors, is coming soon-ish, and now it has a website.... read
I didn't play much of the first game, I'll admit. Most of my time was put into Disgaea 3, so Record of Agarest War has just been sitting in a draw somewhere, waiting to be revisited. What I did play was pretty cool though, bu... read
Aksys Games will be bringing over the 999 sequel formerly known as Good People Die, to Playstation Vita's and Nintendo 3DS' in America come this Fall.
The game now has a new title, Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward, w... read
Well damn. In case there was any question about Hakuoki's popularity in Japan, here you go.
The popular visual novel franchise, Hakuoki, will be getting a brand new OVA, TV series and two films over the next two years. ... read
Confirmed via the latest issue of Nintendo Power as well as some of the folks from Aksys Games, the semi-sequel/follow-up to the surprise hit Nintendo DS title, 999, will be making its way to US 3DS' at some point. We don't h... read
Well how about them apples? Arc System Works' high speed and mildly insane classic fighting game series is looking to make something of a come back with the PSN and Xbox Live release of Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus. A port... read
This past week saw the release of the PSP visual novel, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom, to retailers in America. The first game in Idea Factory's popular franchise, Hakuoki tells the tale of the Shinsengumi, demons an... read feature
Upcoming HD fighter, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend just got a new trailer showcasing the madness that is Relius Clover. Carl's father and a master puppeteer, Relius is definitely one of the big villains of the series. Havi... read
Straight out of an exclusive interview with Japanese gaming magazine Gemaga, when asked what his goals for 2012 are, Blazblue producer Toshimichi Mori responded that he wants to make Blazblue 3.
This is a pretty big thing bec... read
Oh my. Gamespot has posted a new Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena gameplay video, showcasing combos for a few of the characters. The video is actually pieced together from smaller clips that have been released, so th... read
A few days back, Wesley reviewed Aksys' Fate/Extra for the PSP. He dug it. I'm actually playing through my own copy right now and while I have some gripes about the dungeons, I really like the story and the direction it's hea... read