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Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D lands in America April 10


Europe gets its JRPG fix a tad sooner
Feb 06
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D arrives in North America starting April 10, Nintendo revealed today. The company also reconfirmed the title's European launch date, April 2. The role-playing game is the first New Nintendo 3DS exclusi... read
Wii U / 3DS schedule

Nintendo's 2015 Wii U and 3DS release schedule


Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem still TBD
Jan 29
Steven already brought you the hardware and software sales figures that capped off Nintendo's 2014, so let's take a look at what's ahead for Japanese, European, and North American 3DS and Wii U players. It's release schedule ... read
Duck Hunt Wii U

Duck Hunt zaps Wii U eShop on December 25


Now with Wii Remote support
Dec 18
Three decades after its original release, Duck Hunt is making a return to consoles. The classic shooter is coming to Wii U on December 25, Nintendo of America announced today. Duck Hunt debuted in Japan in 1984 before launchi... read
Code Name: STEAM

Nintendo's Code Name: STEAM launches in March


Just like the white wing dove sings a song, Sounds like she's singing, Whoo...
Dec 05
Code Name: STEAM launches on Nintendo 3DS March 13, 2015, Nintendo announced this evening at the Game Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. The strategy game comes from Fire Emblem developer Intelligent Systems, and will feature both local and online multiplayer. read
NIS America

The Firefly Diary flies to PS Vita in February, 2015


htoL#NiQ
Nov 18
Nippon Ichi Software's htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary (yes, that's seriously the title) will launch on February 24, 2015 in North America and in Europe the very next day. The PlayStation Vita puzzler follows a pair of... read
Omega Quintet

Idol RPG Omega Quintet hits PS4 in spring 2015


In a world on the verge of destruction, singing might be their only hope.
Nov 18
Omega Quintet is coming to North America and Europe next spring, publisher Idea Factory International announced today. The PlayStation 4 role-playing game stars a group of idols who must save the world from darkness with thei... read
BlazBlue PC

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend coming to Steam


H2 Interactive unleashes the fighter on PC in December
Nov 16
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend is heading to Steam next month, H2 Interactive has announced. It will feature both online and local multiplayer as well as English, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese language options. The pulbishe... read
Japanese indie games!

Fighter Under Night In-Birth gets a due date for PS3


'Get In-Birthed!'
Nov 13
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America on February 24, 2015, localization house Aksys Games announced today. The 2D fighting game was developed by Japanese independent studio French Bread with netcode assistance from BlazBlue maker Arc System Works. The European release is being handled by NIS America, who are also targeting a 2015 launch. read
Fantasy Hero Vita

Arc System Works action game hits Vita in December


Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy debuts early next month
Nov 12
Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy is punching and piledriving to PlayStation Vita in North America on December 2. The action game, developed by Guilty Gear and BlazBlue developer Arc System Works, is said to feature four-player co-op and luchadores. Yes, you'll be able to beat up monsters with the power of friendship and lucha libre moves. Sounds like a romp. read
Atelier Shallie

PS3 role-player Atelier Shallie comes west this March


More cowbell!
Nov 12
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America on March 10, 2015, Koei Tecmo has confirmed. Gust's latest role-playing game will then arrive on European shores a few days later, March 13. Who's ready to get craftin'? Koei Tecmo America [Twitter, Koei Tecmo Europe] read
Akiba's Trip PS4

Akiba's Trip coming to PS4 on November 25


The blue bus is callin' us. Driver, where you takin' us?
Nov 05
Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed is coming to PlayStation 4 on November 25, XSEED Games unveiled today. The otaku beat-'em-up arrived on PS3 and Vita back in August, and earned a favorable appraisal from our own Bri... read
Senran Kagura Cooking

Senran Kagura Bon Appétit hits Vita on November 11


Feeling peckish? Pick up a Penguin!
Oct 21
Senran Kagura Bon Appétit launches in North America on November 11, Marvelous announced today. The PlayStation Vita exclusive will then arrive in Europe the following day. The rhythm game is a spin-off of "the popular... read
Harvest Moon 3DS

Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley sprouts November 4


Farm fresh!
Oct 09
Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley launches November 4, Natsume announced today. The 3DS farming simulator marks the first occasion Natsume has internally developed a Harvest Moon title. All previous entries in the series came as localizations of Marvelous' Bokujō Monogatari franchise, the latest of which is coming west this winter as Story of Seasons. Natsume [Twitter] read
Captain Toad

Captain Toad tracks treasure starting December 5


Amiibo support coming in 2015
Oct 07
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launches in North America on December 5. The Wii U puzzler is based on a minigame from Super Mario 3D World, and sees the eponymous protagonist explore a myriad of locales in search of hidd... read
Plans for ambiibo revealed
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will launch in North America on November 21, Nintendo of America announced today. The fighting game will then release across Europe on December 5. It will support amiibo compatibility at launch. The figures will be available the same day for $12.99 each. Twelve different models will hit shelves at first, with six more coming in December. read feature

Terra Battle

Terra Battle swipes to iOS and Android next week


Final Fantasy creator's free-to-play SRPG arrives October 9
Oct 03
Terra Battle launches on iOS and Android devices on October 9, Mistwalker announced today. The tactical role-playing game is the latest brainchild of Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, who drew inspiration from&nb... read
Senran Kagura Vita

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus hits Vita next month


The ninjutsu showdown begins October 14
Sep 19
Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus is cutting a trail to North America on October 14, XSEED Games announced today. The PlayStation Vita brawler will strike Europe the very next day. The story is a continuation of Senran Kagura Burst, wherein groups of teenage ninja girls fight one another with stuff like giant frogs and huge stacks of pancakes. You know, because reasons. read
Sony also announces a collector's edition, shares new trailer
Bloodborne will launch across North America and Europe starting February 6, Sony has announced. The PlayStation 4-exclusive from Demon's Souls developer From Software will also receive an $80 collector's edition, which inclu... read feature

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD releasing in March 2015


Also, check out the first official footage of the PS4, Xbox One version in action
Sep 17
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is launching worldwide next March, Square Enix announced today. The remastered role-playing game will debut in North America on March 17, followed by releases in Japan on March 19 and Europe on March 20. The publisher also confirmed a downloadable demo of Final Fantasy XV will come included with the package. read
Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse launches next month


...in the United States, at least
Sep 16
WayForward is targeting a mid-October release for Shantae and the Pirate's Curse in the United States, the developer announced this week via Twitter. No word on a specific date just yet. The studio also indicated the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platformer will have a later arrival across Europe and Australia due to the localization and submission processes. Please understand. WayForward [Twitter] read
The Evil Within

Rejoice, Europeans as you get to experience The Evil Within early


EU release date moved up to October 14
Sep 03
As someone living in the UK, it's super frustrating to see notifications pop up on a console or Steam showing my North American friends playing new releases when I usually have to wait a few more days to get my hands on the s... read
Bloodborne

Bloodborne is releasing in Japan on February 5


Global launch shouldn't be too far off
Sep 01
From Software's (Dark Souls) Bloodborne is coming to PS4 in Japan on February 5, 2015.  Given that we expected an early 2015 release for Bloodborne globally, hopefully we won't have to wait too long after that for the North American release.  read
Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2 dated for October 24th


So spooky
Aug 29
Nintendo has sent word that Bayonetta 2 will be hitting the Wii U on October 24th. In case you haven't heard of it yet, she'll also gain access to a new "snake transformation" that will let her navigate water, and of cou... read
Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2 will be released on September 19


Just one month to go for the post-apocalyptic RPG
Aug 19
Just a few weeks ago, we let you know that the much anticipated Wasteland 2 was being delayed a few weeks into September. Now we've gotten word from inXile head Brian Fargo that the game will finally be with us on September 1... read
Last Tinker

Last Tinker is out today and you should give it a look


The Last Tinker: City of Colors? I hardly even know her!
May 12
I've been meaning to write about The Last Tinker: City of Colors for a while now, mostly because it is pretty as heck. Knack's not cutting it. We could use a few more colorful platformers with anthropomorphic leads. Everything old is new again.  Anyway, it's out today on Steam for PC, Mac, and Linux. read
Gardening Mama

Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends ships to US retailers


You can buy this thing!
Apr 22
Majesco has announced that Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends has shipped to North American retailers where you may offer currency in exchange for a copy.  Maybe it's just because I haven't played a Mama game si... read
More Vita games

Fairy Fencer F and Disgaea 4 Vita dated for the west


More Japanese games to go with Danganronpa 2
Apr 18
Earlier today, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair got a release date for North American Vitas: September 2. I still need to play the first. Anyway, more Japanese games have western release dates. Compile Heart's RPG Fairy Fencer ... read
OlliOlli port

Radicool skateboard game OlliOlli coming to PS3, PS4, PC in July


Skateboarder? I hardly even know her!
Apr 14
OlliOlli is a super fun little Vita game, but a lot of people won't buy a Vita because "it doesn't have any games" and they like to be wrong about things. If you're one of those people (or you don't have a Vita for a reasona... read

Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle available May 6


Game available separately a week later
Apr 08
Sony has announced a release date for the Borderlands 2 PlayStation Vita bundle today via PlayStation Blog. The bundle, which marks the first release of the handheld's slimmer hardware redesign in North America, will be avai... read
LEGO

LEGO The Hobbit now available


Watch this charming launch trailer
Apr 08
Warner Bros. has released LEGO: The Hobbit to retailers in North America today, with a European release coming on April 11. As one might expect, new marketing materials have been released for the game, including the abo... read






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