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GungHo Online

Two games in one
Puzzle & Dragons came out some time ago in 2012, and has since taken the world by storm. Although its origins started as a humble match-three puzzle game, GungGo Online cleverly added in slot machine-like addictive qualit... read feature

Grandia II

GungHo: Dreamcast RPG Grandia II coming to Steam


With improved visuals
May 12
Grandia II is on its way back to PC with a Steam release, GungHo Online just announced. A remastered version of classic Dreamcast role-playing game is in the cards, complete with shiny new HD visuals, keyboard and gamepad sup... read
Game Arts

Should GungHo bring back Grandia and Lunar?


The company is gauging interest in porting the Game Arts catalog to PC
Apr 16
GungHo Online Entertainment America wants to know which Game Arts titles it should port to PC. Grandia. Lunar. Uhh, Thexder. The list goes on. Problem is, there's only enough room in this survey for one choice, so you've got ... read
Final Fantasy Pazudora

Final Fantasy x Puzzle & Dragons crossover unveiled


HNNNNNNNNG!
Feb 20
GungHo is now collaborating with Square Enix to unite the worlds of Final Fantasy and Puzzle & Dragons. That's about all we know at the moment, but we'll update you when there's more to tell. Final Fantasy x Puzzle & Dragons [GungHo Online via 4Gamer] read
Pazudora: Super Mario Ed.

Puzzle & Dragons: Mario Bros. Edition is damn sexy


GungHo gives us another peek at its upcoming role-playing puzzle game
Feb 20
Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition, the exciting new collaboration between Nintendo and GungHo Online, is coming west this May and I really couldn't be more excited. As a longtime "Pazudora" addict, it's somethi... read
Puzzle & Dragons Z

GungHo: Puzzle & Dragons Z is still coming west


'Stay tuned!'
Jan 13
Puzzle & Dragons Z is still coming west, you know. When exactly? Dunno. Sometime. Eventually. Following the unveiling of Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition, many were beginning to wonder about the fate of Gun... read
Puzzle & Dragons

Puzzle & Dragons downloads now exceed 41 million


GungHo's mobile sensation steams ahead
Jan 10
Puzzle & Dragons has now surpassed 41 million downloads worldwide, more than 6 million of which came out of North America, publisher GungHo Online announced this week. The overall figure has increased from 37 million in A... read
Mario x Puzzle & Dragons

Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition will make Nintendo a lot of money


It was bound to happen eventually
Jan 07
Leave it to Mario and co. to get me interested in the Japanese mobile sensation Puzzle & Dragons. I mean, that Fist of the North Star tie-in had my curiosity, but not like this. Nintendo and GungHo Online are bringing Pu... read
Let it Die

Grasshopper's PS4 Let it Die trailer


Strangle naked men
Sep 01
The next game from Grasshopper and Suda 51, Let it Die, left a lot of questions unanswered at E3 this year. And I miss Lily Bergamo, which I was more excited about. This TGS trailer offers a frenetic, but more concrete look at the free-to-play PS4 game, which is sort of positioning itself as a multiplayer Manhunt. A lot of strangulation of dudes in their underwear.   read
Puzzle & Dragons

Puzzle & Dragons eclipses 30 million downloads in Japan


GungHo's puzzle RPG is popular -- really, really popular.
Aug 24
Puzzle & Dragons has now surpassed 30 million downloads in Japan, GungHo Online Entertainment has announced. While that's a pretty impressive figure by any measure, it's especially remarkable when considering the country ... read
Puzzle & Dragons W

Puzzle & Dragons W releases in Japan on July 29


Puzzlin', puzzlin', with a dragon...
Jul 23
Puzzles & Dragons W, an updated version of Puzzles & Dragons Z, will release in Japan on July 29, according to GungHo Online Entertainment. Puzzles & Dragons W will include both the original Puzzle and Dragons mod... read
Puzzle & Dragons 3DS

Puzzle & Dragons Z ships over 1.5 million on 3DS


Just another victory for the opium-laced Pokémon-Bejeweled hybrid
Jul 17
Puzzle & Dragons Z shipments have exceeded the 1.5 million mark, GungHo Online announced today. The Nintendo 3DS iteration of GungHo Online's trendy role-playing puzzle game launched last December, topping charts in its o... read
Grasshopper's new thing

Suda51's PS4 exclusive Let it Die: Free to play, coming 2015


Some more details and a lot of things still unclear
Jun 10
Last night, Sony announced the survival-themed Let it Die from Suda51's Grasshopper Manufacture. As has been the case with recent Grasshopper titles, Suda is serving as executive director, not main game director, though he i... read

GungHo releases 5 new Japanese PlayStation imports on PSN


Pinball, sims, and battlesuits
May 23
GungHo Online has been quietly bringing over classic Japanese PS1 games for some time now. A new batch of five has just come down the line. These come in their original form, unaltered, so be sure you want them before you plu... read
Tokyo 23-Ku Seifuku Wars

GungHo bringing six more Japanese PS1 classics to PSN


Tokyo 23-Ku Seifuku Wars!!!
May 12
Better brush up on your Japanese. GungHo is bringing six more Japanese PS1 games -- still in Japanese -- to the PSN, at $6 a pop. You may be able to get by with minimal language knowledge with some of them, but you might find... read
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace receives demo, DLC in May


Try before you buy!
Apr 30
Still not totally sold on Ragnarok Odyssey Ace? Well then, pensive reader, it might delight you to hear that XSEED has a demo up its sleeve ready to play on May 13. In the meantime, the action role-playing game is being kitte... read
Ragnarok Odyssey Europe

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace wanders to Europe next week


Australia and New Zealand too!
Apr 21
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace completes its worldwide tour next week, as the PlayStation 3 and Vita action role-playing game arrives in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand on April 30. An enhanced version of one of the Vita's earl... read
Ragnarok ACE

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace coming to PS3 & Vita April 1


Not a joke
Feb 19
Ragnarok Odyssey, which Jim really liked, came to the Vita in 2012. The Vita's Monster Hunter alternate got a bit of a rebuild, Ragnarok Odyssey Ace, with a bunch of new content and a PS3 port. Ace, which we've been seeing fo... read
Japanese charts

Wii U sells 109K, Puzzle & Dragons Z tops charts in Japan


Things are looking up!
Dec 26
Puzzle & Dragons Z sold more than 800,000 units in the fortnight following its release in Japan, according to data obtained by tracking authority Media Create. The role-playing hybrid secured the premier spot atop the nat... read
Ragnarok Online

Ragnarok Online Elemental Tunes delivers large music fix


Three discs of music, including arrangements by top Japanese composers
Dec 26
After our look at the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last week, I wanted to turn my attention to this year’s special release, dedicated entirely to the music of Ragnarok Online. Elemental Tunes features f... read
Puzzles & Dragons

More Batman: Arkham Origins headed to Puzzle & Dragons


Nana nana nana nana more Dragons
Dec 22
A second in-game collaboration between Batman: Arkham Origins and Puzzles & Dragons is set to burst, beginning tomorrow, December 23. Like the previous event, 11 characters -- from the world of Arkham Origins --... read
Puzzle & Dragons

A former Square Enix composer worked on Puzzle & Dragons


A published soundtrack album comes with rockin' remixes
Dec 22
So what’s the big stink about Puzzle & Dragons? I was fascinated by the title before it blew up into a huge success for Japanese publisher GungHo, mainly because of Romancing SaGa/Culdcept composer Kenji Ito’s... read
XSEED

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace is looking just lovely on PS3, Vita


GungHo role-playing game set for early 2014 release
Dec 21
'Twas the weekend before Christmas, when all through the house... you get to look at Ragnarok Odyssey Ace screenshots now. Because what else could there possibly be to do on a lazy Saturday afternoon? The upcoming role-playin... read

Ragnarok Online 10th anniversary box has lots to look at


Playing cards, key chain, mouse pad, music CD and more
Dec 19
We just featured an issue of Note Worthy last week, but I thought the elaborate packaging and contents that GungHo put into the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last year deserved its own moment in the spotlight. It i... read
Puzzle & Dragons

Sigh, Puzzle & Dragons now has Angry Birds dungeons


And I hate everything
Nov 18
The plague that is Angry Birds is infecting everything. Even the cocaine-coated fusion of Pokemon and Bejeweled that is Puzzle & Dragons cannot resist the avian epidemic. The feverishly popular role-playing... read
Puzzles & Dragons

Angry Birds heads south to Puzzles & Dragons this month


This collaboration makes a little more sense
Nov 10
Hot off their Batman: Arkham Origins crossover, GungHo Online Entertainment has landed another collaboration that makes a little more sense for their addictive dungeon-crawling puzzler. Beginning November 18, till December 1,... read
Puzzle & Dragons

Puzzle & Dragons exceeds 2 million downloads in America


GungHo's puzzle role-player gaining traction in the West
Nov 09
Puzzle & Dragons has eclipsed the two million download mark in North America, GungHo Online Entertainment has announced. The opium-infused synthesis of Pokémon and Bejeweled has now claimed the souls of more t... read
Puzzles & Dragons

Holy GungHo Batman! Arkham Origins in Puzzles & Dragons


Nana nana nana nana Dragons
Nov 02
GungHo Online Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have teamed up to unleash one of the wildest collaborations in recent memory. Joining the Puzzles & Dragons fold, until November 12, is none other tha... read
XSEED

XSEED announces Ragnarok Odyssey Ace for 2014 release


Enhanced role-player expected to drop sometime early next year
Oct 24
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace is making the voyage across the Pacific early next year, XSEED has announced. The enhanced role-playing game from Lunar developer Game Arts and Puzzle & Dragons publisher GungHo Online brandishes an a... read
Mobile

SoftBank, GungHo pay $1.5B for control of Supercell


That free-to-play gaming money
Oct 15
Telecommunications company SoftBank and Puzzle & Dragons developer GungHo have spent $1.5 billion for a controlling interest in Supercell, the free-to-play studio behind Clash of Clans. The companies are kicking in 80 and... read
Japan's dev power shift

Three mobile-focused devs outpace Japan's gaming icons


The times, they are a-changin'
Oct 08
Some graph-making and data-pulling by Eurotechnology Japan has proven your worst fears true. Three relatively new, mobile-focused game makers (GREE, GungHo, DeNA) have had a higher operating income and higher net income since... read
New Suda game trademarked

Grasshopper's Lily Bergamo trademarked in North America


Lily Ber-GIMME!
Oct 07
We learned about Lily Bergamo, a new game from Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture, last month when Suda51 took the stage at a Sony press conference in Japan. The team hopes to have the PS4 game playable by next TGS and relea... read






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