Hit all stretch goals, set records
It doesn't feel like it has been a month since we were first asked "sword or whip?" or we first heard the term "Igavania," but here we are. Koji Igarashi and company launched the Kickstarter campaign for Bloodstained: Ritual ...
Here's some details
Curious about what Mighty No. 9's release on every platform under the sun actually entails? Me too! Thankfully, Comcept has shed some light on the situation, giving us PC requirements and other platform-specific details....
Creator shows off debut gameplay footage
Well, here's something you don't see too often.
Koji Igarashi and Inti Creates have let us peer into their world, sharing the first (albeit very early and off-screen) footage of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night in...
By the same team doing the Wii U port
Back when Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night hit its Wii U stretch goal a week ago, it also revealed that for an additional half million dollars it would come to the PlayStation Vita. I was pretty sure it would hit that b...
I'm interested in this
Though the Kickstarter page for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night still lists the current total at under $3 million, a recent backer update revealed that adding in non-Kickstarter PayPal funding brings it up to that mark. So ...
Grab/play it while you can
For those of you who backed at a certain level for the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter, you were granted access to a PC beta by way of Steam. That test is ending today, so if you haven't had a chance to try it out, go download ...
IGA need some new stretch goals
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, the newly announced project from Castlevania veteran Koji Igarashi, has pulled in more than $1.3 million on Kickstarter since its unveiling yesterday.
In doing so, it's proved (contrary to w...
$500,000 and counting
Full disclosure: I backed this at the $60 tier. I almost went for the $125 tier, but "No," I said to myself. "Let's be reasonable."
The Kickstarter campaign for Koji Igarashi's Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has only been ...
Lightning strikes twice
[Update: Famitsu has a quick look at a new character in the sequel. I hope it's Gunvolt in new duds.]
Azure Striker Gunvolt was a fantastic platformer, and thankfully, the series isn't done yet. Inti Creates has con...
Coming later this year
Gal Gun, one of the most bizarre Japanese imports I've ever played, is getting a sequel.
Inti Creates is making a follow-up to its bishoujo rail shooter, which first launched on Xbox 360 in 2011 and came to PlayStation 3 the ...
$2.99 for four stages
Mighty Gunvolt has just acquired some DLC and it's cheap, ringing in at $2.99. So what do you get? Four stages, and subsequently, four boss battles. That's it. There's no fanfare for the new levels or new story -- they'...
Mighty Gunvolt is no longer a pack-in for Azure Striker Gunvolt -- it's a separate 3DS eShop game for $3.99. To celebrate there's now a $2.99 DLC pack that adds in some extra levels, bosses, and enemies into the ga...
On the cheap
[Update: Inti Creates mistakenly reported that the Mighty Gunvolt update and DLC will both be available on November 28, alongside the release of the game for direct purchase. It has since offered a correction, stating that th...
Japanese box art revealed
The Mighty No. 9 team has revealed a new design for their hero Beck, as well as a new Japanese box art design. Apparently Beck is going to be more white themed from now on, Director Koji Imaeda explains,
"From the very b...
Get more info
With a lot of eastern developers, it's often hard to get information outside of one website that's usually catered to Japanese fans. But more and more we're seeing them reach out worldwide with multiple languages, especially ...
A great official walkthrough
Azure Striker Gunvolt is a pretty great platformer that unfortunately arrived in a crowded space. Hopefully people are still celebrating it and picking it up, but in the meantime, developer Inti Creates has provided a video ...
Short and sweet
Inti Creates is just full of surprises. First, we had the announcement of a brand new Mega Man-like project that absolutely exploded on Kickstarter. Then we got word that Azure Striker Gunvolt was in production, and was ...
If Capcom ever decides that they're done with Mega Man, someone will carry the torch. Whether it's tireless fan creators or the father of the Blue Bomber himself, the Mega Man community is one of the most passionate coll...
Likely Beck related
Mighty Gunvolt, a free game that comes with Azure Striker Gunvolt, is set to hit the eShop soon as a classic 8-bit revival much like Capcom's own Mega Man 9 and 10. To give you a bit of background on the game, deve...
Two Volts for the price of one
Developer Inti Creates has just sent over some great news -- anyone who downloads Azure Striker Gunvolt for the first three months of its eShop release will get Mighty Gunvolt for free. The latter is an 8-bit style...
Well that was fast! Within one day we had a leaked announcement of Mighty Gunvolt, followed by the first screenshot of what the game would look like, and a full clip of gameplay. From the looks of it, each character will ret...
Capcom is beat to the punch yet again
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...
Inti Creates confirms a leak but no announcement yet
We're nearing the release of Azure Striker Gunvolt on 3DS soon, and Mighty No. 9 is quite a ways off, but developer Inti Creates may have another project up their sleeve. According to a leak from Famitsu, there is a...
Mega Man creator's latest endeavor arrives August 29
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]
More like Comcept art...wait, wrong Mega Man clone company
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...
Debuting in Japan this August
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...
'Unlocked by meeting certain requirements'
If you've been itching for more footage of Mega Man master Inafune and Comcept/Inti Creates' Azure Striker Gunvolt, you're in luck. The game's official Twitter account has posted a roughly minute long gameplay video of a hid...
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...
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...
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.