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4:00 PM on 01.25.2014

Super Heroine Chronicle is one game NA will never see

If it's one thing An American Tale taught me, it's to "never say never." But come on, what really are the chances of Super Heroine Chronicle landing on North American shores? It takes the mash-up wackiness of the Super Robot...

Wesley Ruscher


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2:45 PM on 01.14.2014

Yasumi Matsuno launches Kickstarter for Unsung Story

Sometime after the release of Crimson Shroud, strategy RPG mastermind Yasumi Matsuno teased a brand new title he was in the process of developing. As the director of such titles as Tactics Ogre, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy ...

Alessandro Fillari

3:00 PM on 12.21.2013

Breed heroes on Android with Record of Agarest War

Strategy role-playing game Record of Agarest War is now out for Android devices. Published by HyperDevbox Studio, the unique Japanese title -- that lets you breed heroes over multiple generations -- is available at a spe...

Wesley Ruscher



Impressions: Rainbow Moon (Vita) photo
Impressions: Rainbow Moon (Vita)
by Ian Bonds

Strategy RPGs seem to thrive on handheld systems. While many are released on console, it often takes a port to a portable build for gamers to take notice. With a sequel already in the works, EastAsiaSoft has seen fit to port last year's Rainbow Moon from PS3 to Vita, and the experience remains mostly intact from the console version.

This is both to its credit and its detriment.

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12:00 PM on 11.02.2013

Rainbow Moon touches down on Vita this December

While we already knew that Rainbow Moon was making its way over to the PS Vita, publisher EastAsiaSoft has finally set a date for the game's release. The quirky strategy-RPG lands on North American shores this December ...

Wesley Ruscher



Review: Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness photo
Review: Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness
by Chris Carter

I've been playing tactical games since the NES, but there was something about the Disgaea franchise that really resonates with me. Offering up a ridiculous level of customization and refinement, Disgaea sat upon a pedestal in the strategy pantheon, with hardly any competition in terms of how hardcore the experience was.

But 10 years later, there are a lot of other games out there able to replicate that feeling, and the Disgaea franchise isn't quite as reverential as it once was. It's a good thing then that Disgaea D2 hearkens back to what made the original so great.

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5:00 PM on 07.14.2013

Sneak a peek at the Tears to Tiara 2 opening cinematic

What was once an eroge series in Japan, Tears to Tiara has since dropped its erotic ways jumping over to the PlayStation 3 console with a more teen friendly remake. Following a five year absence since its debut on Sony's con...

Wesley Ruscher

10:00 PM on 06.11.2013

Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness brings the... Bomberman?

NIS America took some time today to show us the "piggyback" or "monster ride" system in this Disgaea sequel where characters can mount non-humanoid characters and unleash some devastating (and often comical) attacks. One such...

Jayson Napolitano

9:00 AM on 05.09.2013

Can you handle this Project X Zone character spotlight?

Project X Zone has a new trailer, and it shows off a ton of characters that will be appearing in the project. If you've been following the game for a while now you won't find any surprises. But for a lot of you some of the a...

Chris Carter

8:30 AM on 05.03.2013

This Fire Emblem scene was too hot for North America

Nintendo has done a fantastic job supporting Fire Emblem: Awakening so far, with new DLC dropping so frequently it's hard to make time for it all. However it was yesterday's map release that caught the eye of NeoGAF board mem...

Vito Gesualdi

12:15 PM on 04.18.2013

New maps are on the way for Fire Emblem: Awakening

During a press junket following yesterday's Nintendo Direct, Nintendo showed off a few of the new maps to follow the commercial and critical acclaimed Fire Emblem: Awakening. Awakening has already seen a steady release of wee...

Abel Girmay





11:00 AM on 12.20.2012

Disgaea Dimension 2 features a new hub, Laharl's sister

More news is starting to roll in for Disgaea Dimension 2, and it's looking better and better as time goes on. It looks like a new cast member will join in for this direct continuation of Hour of Darkness: Laharl's younger sis...

Chris Carter