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3:00 PM on 04.30.2014

Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! coming to PS3/Vita this Fall

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...

Pedro Cortes


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Terra Battle In-Game Giveaway

Celebrate the launch of the Terra Battle Download Starter campaign by following them on Twitter to receive 5 Energy to get a jumpstart once the game launches. Developed by the legendary Final Fantasy creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Terra Battle launches in October..




11:30 PM on 03.29.2014

May Zero: Aksys to localize Mind Zero, release in May

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...

Josh Tolentino

9:00 PM on 03.11.2014

999: The Novel debuts on iOS March 17

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...

Brad Rice

6:00 PM on 01.30.2014

GameStop leaks the localisation of Mind Zero

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...

Chris Walden



Review: Sorcery Saga: Curse of The Great Curry God photo
Review: Sorcery Saga: Curse of The Great Curry God
by Karen Mead

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. I've played everything from Azure Dreams way back on the PS1 (still one of the best) to The Nightmare of Druaga on the PS2 (one of the worst).

So when I heard about Sorcery Saga: Curse of The Great Curry God, a game that seeks to combine the joys of random dungeon exploration with a cute story about saving a local curry spot from an evil chain restaurant, I was psyched; it's probably worth mentioning that I'm also fond of curry, so this was like a match made in Karen-heaven. Was the game everything I was hoping for, with a side of pickled onions? Not quite, but let's be clear: it's still a lot of fun.

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6:00 PM on 12.14.2013

Fans really get into Sorcery Saga

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...

Karen Mead

7:00 PM on 12.03.2013

Aksys Games holds digital holiday sale

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...

Karen Mead

5:00 AM on 11.20.2013

Nice move: Aksys to hold sale for Typhoon Haiyan victims

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...

Josh Tolentino

9:00 PM on 10.22.2013

Sorcery Saga gets Dec. 10 release date

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...

Karen Mead

8:00 AM on 09.28.2013

Dungeon crawl for delicious curry in Sorcery Saga

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...

Karen Mead

10:00 AM on 08.02.2013

Otome game Sweet Fuse gets an English trailer of men

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...

Elliot Gay





12:20 AM on 04.11.2013

Unsheathe your sword for Muramasa's special blessing

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...

Salvador GRodiles