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Deception IV: Blood Ties  



Tecmo Koei announces Deception IV localization


4:15 PM on 09.19.2013
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Tecmo Koei has just informed us that Kagero: Dark Side Princess will be coming to America and Europe as Deception IV: Blood Ties. Set to arrive on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in 2014, the game will be a re-imagining of the Deception franchise, a classic PlayStation console series that tasks players with setting up devious traps in various sandboxes to ward off invaders. It'll be handled by the producer of the Fatal Frame series, which indicates that it's more than just a pet project. Props to Tecmo Koei for continuing to support the Vita!

I absolutely love the trap genre, and Deception is one of my favorite gaming franchises of all time. It sounds weird, but this just moved up there with Dark Souls II as one of my most anticipated titles of 2014.








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Deception IV: Blood Ties



10:00 AM on 03.25.2014
Very Quick Tips: Deception IV: Blood Ties

Deception IV is a unique release, mainly due to the fact that there aren't many trap-setting games on the market in general. Because of that, it's often hard for people to acclimate if they've never played a past entry before (Trapt is on the PSN, by the way) -- so here are some tips to help you along.more



8:00 AM on 03.25.2014
Review: Deception IV: Blood Ties

The Deception franchise is a series I wish more people were aware of. Although the concept of a character that can't physically defend themselves isn't typically a popular go-to mechanic, this survival horror-like idea i...more



8:00 AM on 03.21.2014
These new Deception IV trailers are sufficiently absurd

Want to get an idea of what the gameplay is like in Deception IV? Watch these trailers to see how exactly the trap setting mechanic works. It's not very action oriented, with more of an emphasis on the strategic placement of traps for fun and profit. It may not be for everyone, but I've been waiting years for a Deception follow-up, so expect a full review sometime next week.more



3:00 PM on 02.20.2014
This is how to build a trap in Deception IV

Deception IV is on the way here, and if you think it's going to be a constantly action packed experience, you should check out the above trailer. Essentially, the vast majority of your time is going to be spent in menus...more



3:30 PM on 02.03.2014
Sexy horse traps in Deception IV's Rube Goldberg machine

I was watching Mouse Hunt the other day expecting it to not hold up since seeing it in theaters in 1997. Remember when a children's film could start with a bleak funeral that ends with a body in a sewer and continue towards ...more



11:30 AM on 01.21.2014
New Deception IV: Blood Ties JP trailer is fantastic

Koei Tecmo does not let us down in this new trailer for Deception IV: Blood Ties. In just two short minutes you get brain bashing, face caging, stone crushing, horse racking, bomb bowling, pole bonking, and so much more. Stick around for the very end of the video, too. We just recently learned that the release date for Deception IV: Blood Ties is set for March 25. I can't wait.more



11:30 AM on 01.17.2014
Deception IV: Blood ties dated: March 25, 2014

Tecmo Koei has dropped the official date for Deception IV: Blood Ties for North America this morning: March 25, 2014. This follow-up to the PlayStation classic Tecmo's Deception is coming to PS3 and Vita -- traps and deaths a...more



4:00 PM on 01.01.2014
Killing with traps in new Deception IV gameplay footage

Tecmo Koei has released three videos demonstrating the gameplay of Deception IV: Blood Ties, coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. In each, a different person is killed by a complex set of traps chained together, inc...more



7:45 AM on 10.24.2013
Deception IV: Blood Ties gets its first gameplay trailer

Deception IV is coming in early 2014, but we've yet to see anything substantial in terms of gameplay -- until this brand new trailer, that is. After taking a short trip through the first few games, the video gets right into ...more



12:00 PM on 10.23.2013
Deception IV has a release date in Japan

Deception IV is a thing that exists, and I couldn't be more excited for it as a fan of the trap genre. It also appears as if it's not that far off, as Gematsu has uncovered the Japanese release date of the game -- February 27...more




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