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Eurovision

Six months later, Guilty Gear Xrd: Sign comes to Europe


Eurovision
May 22
Things are going your way right now, Europe. That whole Eurovision thing is going on and you're finally getting Guilty Gear Xrd: Sign, which Chris totally loved when it came out in the US back in December.  Plus, you hav... read
sexy sexy sexy photo
sexy sexy sexy

Romance Frankenstein, Van Helsing in this Vita game


Talk about toxic relationships
Apr 29
Your skin is poisonous. It rots and/or melts anything you touch. You haven't seen your pops in two years and live alone in a derelict mansion near London. Then, one day, Royal Guards try to capture you for some reason, and ma... read
BlazBlue photo
BlazBlue

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend is getting a localization


This summer
Mar 06
Aksys Games has announced that BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend will be getting a localization on PS3, PS4, Xbox One, and Vita this summer. Can't keep track of BlazBlue's updates and sequels? The "Extend" is q... read
UNIEL out in Europe photo
UNIEL out in Europe

Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late out today in Europe


Arc System Works and French Bread's fighter completes its world tour
Feb 27
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late is now available at retailers across Europe, NIS America tells us. The PS3 fighter will see a digital release next week, starting March 4. For more information about Under Night In-Birth you can... read
Xblaze Lost: Memories photo
Xblaze Lost: Memories

BlazBlue spin-off Xblaze 2 coming west this summer


こんにちは読者
Feb 26
Xblaze Lost: Memories is coming west this summer, Aksys Games just announced. The "RPG-style" visual novel is the follow-up to XBlaze Code: Embryo, which Aksys localized for western audiences last spring. This PS3 a... read
UNIEL on sale photo
UNIEL on sale

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late discounted to just $24


Gordeau is slashing prices!
Feb 25
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late just launched in North America and it's already being offered at a deep discount via the PlayStation Store. Plus members can grab the PS3 fighter for a measly $23.79, while those without a subscr... read
UNIEL reviewed photo
It's a total knockout!
The competition is fierce, and I'm not just talking about the folks delivering beat downs online. With so many fighting games on the market nowadays, fans of the genre are spoiled for choice. Studios are vying for mindshare, ... read feature

Guilty Gear reviewed photo
Heaven or Hell, rock again
I've spent many late nights with Guilty Gear. Week-long tournaments, money-matches between friends; it was the perfect series to play around with, and one of my most competitive. But as time went on, the franchise started to ... read feature

Mind Zero photo
Where is my mind?
At a glance, it's easy to look at Mind Zero and compare it to the Persona series given its art style and the narrative advertised within early trailers and promotional materials. And you wouldn't be incorrect in declaring tha... read feature

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Guilty Gear Xrd Sign dated for December 16 in North America


Preorder now
Oct 16
Aksys announced that fighter Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- will be released on December 16 in North America, for both PS3 and PS4. That's just a couple of weeks after the Japanese release.  There will be standard and limit... read
Fighting Games photo
Fighting Games

Arcana Heart 3: Love Max hits PS3, Vita next month


And then Europe sometime later this year
Aug 09
Arcana Heart 3: Love Max is connecting with North America on September 23, localization house Aksys Games has announced. The all-girl fighter from Ark System Works and Examu will then gear up to strike Europe later this year, courtesy of NIS America. According to both publishers, the title will be distributed physically at retail as well as digitally via PlayStation Network. read
Muramasa Rebirth photo
Muramasa Rebirth

New Muramasa Rebirth DLC haunts Vita next week


More action-packed Japanese folklore inbound!
Jul 08
The penultimate entry in Muramasa Rebirth's downloadable Genroku Legends tetralogy will be available in the West next week, Aksys Games announced today. A Spirited Seven Nights’ Haunting follows a ninja on the run ... read
French Bread fighter photo
French Bread fighter

Arc System Works fighter Under Night In-Birth coming to PS3 in 2015


Melty Blood dev French Bread getting its crazy anime fighter out and available
Jul 08
Aksys Games is bringing Melty Blood developer French Bread's Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late to PlayStation 3 in 2015. Guilty Gear studio Arc System Works published the fighting game in Japan earlier this year. "Under Nig... read
Tokyo Twilight photo
Tokyo Twilight

Tell us how you really feel: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters headed for North America


Who ya gonna call?
Jul 05
Aksys Games has seen fit to grace us with a North American release of Arc System Works' Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, a delightfully strange visual novel that looks quite intriguing. Nobuo Uematsu is responsible for the musi... read
XBlaze Code: Embryo photo
XBlaze Code: Embryo

XBlaze Code: Embryo is the BlazBlue game you didn't know you wanted


Visual novels are love
Jun 26
Can't get enough BlazBlue? Check out XBlaze Code: Embryo, something completely different. Arc System Works' visual novel follows Touya Kagari as he finds himself entangled within a network of secretive organizations and a gag... read
EVO money photo
EVO money

Arc System Works, Aksys add $30k to BlazBlue EVO 2014 pot


Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- playable, if I was BlazGreen I would die
Jun 24
I had a pretty nice EVO 2013 at the live streaming get together we here are Destructoid threw in a San Francisco bar. Meanwhile, contestants (as opposed to us novice drunks) are in store for an even nicer EVO 2014 as Arc... read
Persona-like photo
Persona-like

Hope you don't mind: Mind Zero now available on Vita


Persona-like
May 27
Mind Zero is a dungeon crawler wherein high schoolers with mind powers battle against a seedy government, alternating between the real and spirit world. And it's out today in North America, physical and digital, and will be out in Europe right after, exclusively as a digital title. read
Muramasa DLC discount photo
Muramasa DLC discount

Hot deal: Muramasa Rebirth DLC discounted on PSN


Both Genroku Legends available for $2.49 apiece
May 20
Aksys Games has some nice deals on PlayStation Vita this week, with both episodes of Muramasa Rebirth's Genroku Legends downloadable content available for a song. A Cause to Diakon For and Fishy Tales of the Ne... read
BlazBlue Visual Novel photo
BlazBlue Visual Novel

BlazBlue spin-off gets a trailer, demo out on PSN


XBlaze: Code Embryo hits PS3 and Vita in full next month
May 15
Have you ever wondered what BlazBlue would be like if Arc System Works removed all the fighting game bits? Probably not. But, on the off chance you're interested in finding out, the brand-new demo for XBlaze: ... read
XBlaze Code: Embryo photo
XBlaze Code: Embryo

BlazBlue visual novel gets a demo for PS3, Vita this week


Take XBlaze Code: Embryo for a spin this Tuesday!
May 11
XBlaze Code: Embryo, a visual novel set in the BlazBlue universe, is coming to North America for both PlayStation 3 and Vita on June 24. Until then, Asksys Games is hoping to whet your appetite with a demo version. That'll be... read
Fighting Games photo
Fighting Games

Arcana Heart 3: Love Max strikes PS3, Vita this fall in North America


'Bash the cute out of each other'
Apr 30
Arcana Heart 3: Love Max is air-dashing its way to PlayStation 3 and Vita in North America this autumn, Aksys Games has announced.  The all-girl fighting game from Examu and Arc System Works is an enhanced version of the... read
BlazBlue Vita photo
BlazBlue Vita

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma gets an official Vita release date


June 24th
Apr 14
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma has arrived on the PlayStation 3, but we were waiting on a Vita release date for what seems like forever. Until this week that is, when publisher Aksys Games announced that the Vita port will arrive... read
Mind Zero photo
Mind Zero

Mind Zero crawling to PlayStation Vita next month


Persona-like RPG hitting North America and Europe in late May
Mar 28
Get ready to go crazy, because Mind Zero is coming west next month. The PlayStation Vita dungeon crawler will debut as physical and retail release in North America on May 27 before making its way to Europe exclusively via do... read
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Not a game

999: The Novel is a Choose Your Own Adventure book


Should have charged nine dollars
Mar 17
What really is a game, anyway? This is a question that bothers a lot of insecure people with insignificant things to argue about. Actually, when 999 came out on iOS in Japan we learned it had removed the "escape the room" puz... read
999: The Novel photo
999: The Novel

999: The Novel is coming to iOS


On March 17th for $4.99
Mar 11
Aksys Games is bringing the DS game 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors to life in the form of a visual novel on iOS.  It's set to drop on March 17th and priced at $4.99 -- since it is interactive, you'll have some choices,... read
Muramasa DLC photo
Muramasa DLC

Muramasa Rebirth's second DLC is out next week


'Genroku Legends A Cause to Daikon For'
Feb 20
Muramasa Rebirth is getting its second DLC campaign next week, and it's the most interesting one yet. It features Gonbe, a widowed farmer, and his grass roots rebellion against his lord. He has a sickle, bamboo spe... read
Sorcery Saga reviewed photo
I'm still hungry
With the amount of role-playing adventures I’ve journeyed through in my life that culminate in apocalyptic showdowns, I’m a little tired. Save the world, rinse, and repeat. It’s so rare that a Japanese RPG d... read feature

Muramasa DLC photo
Muramasa DLC

Muramasa's Uprising of the Oone Resistance DLC detailed


Starring Gonbei
Jan 16
Muramasa: Rebirth is set to have four side stories arrive in the form of DLC, and they all seem to be pretty meaty diversions. America just got its first, The Fishy Tales of Nekomata, and the second has just dropped in ... read
Muramasa DLC reviewed photo
Meow-velous
Muramasa Rebirth is a fine upgrade to the original game, but there was one thing that didn't sit right with me. For whatever reason, someone decided to take the only new content that was created for the game (four new ch... read feature

Muramasa Rebirth photo
Muramasa Rebirth

Muramasa Rebirth gets a trailer for its second DLC


He's a farmer who attacks enemies with his tools
Jan 09
Muramasa Rebirth was re-released on the PlayStation Vita, and not only does it look great, but it plays great as well. Four DLCs await us in turn with new characters and tales, the second of which can be previewed above by w... read
Aksys' Magus photo
Aksys' Magus

Umm, Aksys has a short teaser for PS3 exclusive Magus


'More than a man'
Nov 20
Aksys has released an incredibly brief teaser trailer for its upcoming action game Magus, co-developed by Black Tower. I mean brief. There are more logos than footage. Magus is headed exclusively to PS3 early 2014. In it, yo... read
Vanillaware photo
Vanillaware

Muramasa Rebirth transports DLC westward early next year


Meow
Nov 01
Muramasa Rebirth's long-awaited Genroku Legends downloadable add-ons will finally make their way to North America in early 2014, Aksys Games has announced. The supplementary content for Vanillaware's PlayStation Vita action ... read






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