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Mighty No. 9 dated photo
No more April/May window
Development for Mighty No. 9 was coming along nicely earlier this year. We got a look at a bunch of levels, and developer Comcept noted that they were "basically done" recently -- they just needed to figure out how to la... read feature

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Kaio: King of Pirates

Kaio: King of Pirates, that long-delayed Inafune project, is canceled


Bummer
Mar 13
Don't think that I've forgotten about Kaio: King of Pirates. I've been following its development pretty closely for years now, and I was excited at the prospect of it finally coming to light. Maybe it was delayed because... read
Mighty No. 9 photo
That art style is really the plan eh?
Mighty No. 9's Keiji Inafune is ringing in the New Year with a look at a new stage for the game. It seems to have a castle-like feel to it, with red carpets and fancy chandeliers. According to the producer/director, the game... read feature

Mighty No. 9 photo
Mighty No. 9

Comcept seems to think we want Mighty No. 9 DLC before the game is even out


What is the plan for this game?
Oct 31
Comcept has released its newest plans for Mighty No. 9 -- post-release DLC. The DLC goal is $190,000 in additional funding, and involves a new rival boss character for Beck named Ray (a name that could be changed). Yep, ... read
Mighty No. 9 photo
Get your first hands-on with the game now
If you're interested in Mighty No. 9 and pledged at least $80 to its Kickstarter, check your email today -- you may have gotten a beta key. Redeemable on Steam, this key will allow you to play a single level from an ear... read feature

Inti Creates photo
Inti Creates

Mighty No. 9 Gunvolt GunGal crossover confirmed, NES style


Capcom is beat to the punch yet again
Aug 19
When I saw the recent 3DS Streetpass puzzle featuring original sprite Mega Man in 3D, I immediately thought "Capcom should make a game like that!" Just like how I used to think Capcom should make a new 2D Mega Man for home co... read
Azure Striker: Gunvolt photo
Azure Striker: Gunvolt

Azure Striker: Gunvolt hits 3DS later this month


Mega Man creator's latest endeavor arrives August 29
Aug 14
Azure Striker: Gunvolt is leaping to Nintendo 3DS in North America starting August 29, Inti Creates announced today. The action platformer will be available via the eShop for $14.99. Gunvolt Official EN [Twitter] read
Keiji Inafune photo
Keiji Inafune

Azure Striker out next month in Japan, working on North American release parity


More like Comcept art...wait, wrong Mega Man clone company
Jul 22
Keiji Inafune's other not Mega Man game, Azure Striker: Gunvolt, is coming to Japan (via 3DS eShop) on August 20. No word on a specific North American release date. Inti Creates' Takuya Aizu explained... read
Mighty No. 9 photo
Beck and Call
Developer Comcept has done a great job of keeping its fans updated on the Mighty No. 9 project -- and for some fans, overly so. Although this new video has a fair amount of recycled footage at the start and the end, the midd... read feature

Mighty No 9. photo
Mighty No 9.

Would you play Mighty [No] Legends from Inafune?


I think a lot of people would
Jul 15
Keiji Inafune and crew have yet to deliver Mighty No. 9 (it's still a long way away), but its massive Mega Man fanbase has jumped ship, and is already wanting multiple Mighty games. Last weekend at SGC 2014, fans a... read
Blue baby butt face photo
Blue baby butt face

Go kill half millipede, blue butt face Gigas in Soul Sacrifice Delta


Also, new costumes
Jul 04
I actually played a bunch of the Soul Sacrifice demo, but never ended up diving into the full thing. Soul Sacrifice Delta has been updated with a new encounter and some whacked out threads (definitely some of the weirder... read
Azure Striker: Gunvolt photo
Azure Striker: Gunvolt

Azure Striker: Gunvolt footage looks just stunning


Debuting in Japan this August
Jun 29
New footage of Azure Striker: Gunvolt, the upcoming Nintendo 3DS project from Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and Inti Creates, has made its way out in the wild.  The side-scrolling action platformer appears to be s... read
Mighty No 9. photo
Mighty No 9.

This new footage for Mighty No. 9 is looking great


Can't wait!
May 30
Spring 2015 seems eons away. That's probably because I want to get my hands on the final version of Mighty No. 9 as soon as possible, and this new trailer isn't helping. It shows off some new manuevers, including the st... read
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Inafune

Keiji Inafune will hold a Q&A at Anime Expo in LA


AX2014
May 27
Heading out to LA from July 3rd to the 6th? Well you might get a chance to see the legendary Keiji Inafune in person, over at Anime Expo 2014. The site has revealed that he is attending as a Guest of Honor, and will hold an a... read
Soul Sacrifice Delta photo
Soul Sacrifice Delta

Here's a trailer to remind you Soul Sacrifice Delta launched today


Reminder that it's also digital only
May 13
I was never able to really get into Soul Sacrifice when I played it around this time last year, which probably had something to do with Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate still getting plenty of attention from me at that point in tim... read
CENSORSHIP!!!!!! photo
CENSORSHIP!!!!!!

Azure Striker compromises appeal to boys 10-14, adds braid back


Gravure liker
Apr 17
Keiji Inafune's other not Mega Man game is Azure Striker: Gunvolt. Its main character, Gunvolt, was viciously censored for the planned Western release, as you can see below. And by viciously censored I mean his designed was c... read
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One of my most anticipated 3DS games of the year
Keiji Inafune and his superstar development collective are hard at work with creating Mighty No. 9 for every platform under the sun -- but who knows when it's actually coming out. As confirmed to us at BitSummit 2014, we... read feature

Soul Sacrifice Delta photo
Soul Sacrifice Delta

Soul Sacrifice Delta may be coming to the west


According to a Spanish retailer
Apr 02
Soul Sacrifice Delta, an expansion/semi-sequel of sorts for the original PlayStation Vita game Soul Sacrifice, is apparently coming to the west, according to a listing from a Spanish retailer. According to the listing the fo... read
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Inafune: Mega Man has indie roots, and those remain with Mighty No. 9


From his GDC talk
Mar 19
In Keiji Inafune's GDC talk, titled "Meanwhile, In Japan...," he recalled that the feeling around the first Mega Man game was comparable to that of indie game making today.  "Mega Man was the first original total that ca... read
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Does Keiji Inafune still believe that 'Japan is over' now?


From Inafune's GDC talk
Mar 19
Keiji Inafune's GDC talk, titled "Meanwhile, In Japan..." opened by addressing a comment he made a couple of years back during another GDC talk. He was quoted as saying "Japan is over" back then. Today he was asked if he stil... read
Gunvolt details photo
Characters, powers, and story
We were among the first to get our hands on Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS side-scrolling action game, Azure Striker: Gunvolt here at BitSummit 2014 in Kyoto, Japan. We now have the first details on the game's story, world, and characters, straight from the developers. read feature

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Here's the first video for Azure Striker: Gunvolt


Inafune's new game on 3DS
Mar 07
We will have more images and details coming from Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS game later, but we wanted to be sure to share this band new trailer right away.Azure Striker: Gunvolt looks absolutely stunning in person. Don't get me wrong: this trailer looks great, but the real deal is wowowowoowow. Enjoy. read
Gunvolt photo
Keiji Inafune's new 3DS side-scroller
At BitSummit today, Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune announced a brand new side-scrolling adventure called Azure Striker: Gunvolt. It's coming this summer to the 3DS via Nintendo's eShop. Listen up, Mega Man fans: Keiji Inafune... read feature

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Keiji Inafune talks Mighty No. 9, shows Mighty No. 7


Mighty No. 7 final design shown
Feb 06
Comcept's Keiji Inafune came to D.I.C.E. Summit 2014 today to talk about the potential of crowdfunding and how the games industry might change for the better through the freedom they provide. But he also took the opportunity ... read
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z photo
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Zombies make out in this Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z video


Also, see the Mighty No. 9 skin in action
Feb 01
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z looks disgusting; over-the-top; insane; and unabashedly offensive, yet I still can't wait to give it a go. The latest trailer above sheds some light on a few of the game's more interesting costumes, and let's just say the school girl outfit is not quite what one would expect. Will you be picking up Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z when it drops this March?  read
Inafune's game photo
Inafune's game

Inafune's pirate game, KAIO, delayed into 2014


Still coming for the 3DS
Dec 10
Hey remember in 2011 when we told you that Inafune's adorable pirate game KAIO: King of Pirates was coming in 2012? Well he heard that you like delays, so he put a delay in his delay, and now it's dropping in 2014 -... read
Mighty No. 9 photo
Mighty No. 9

Mighty No. 9 opens up official site and backer forums


It's happening, guys
Nov 21
If you backed Mighty No. 9, you should be getting an email soon with your login information for the new website, which has officially launched. Right now there isn't a whole lot you can actually do on it, but news updates wil... read
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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z gets a Dark Horse digital comic


Print version slated for game's launch
Oct 10
Dark Horse Comics have teamed up with Keiji Inafune and Team Ninja to create a digital comic to introduce fans to the world of upcoming game Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. Writers Tim Seeley and Josh Eamons and art from Rafael Ortiz ... read
Mighty No. 9 photo
Mighty No. 9

Mighty No. 9 funding closes with over $4 million raised


All stretch goals hit!
Oct 01
Keiji Inafune's Might No. 9's Kickstater is over, and as of closing (combined with PayPal donations) has reached $4,046,579 in total donations. The Kickstarter began at PAX Prime 2013 last month, asking for just $900,000. Aft... read






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