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That Hotel Dusk spiritual successor is coming next month

The second week of October is going to be busy as hell. Over the course of those seven days, we'll be seeing Dragon Quest Builders, Gears of War 4, Criminal Girls 2, Disney Magical World 2, Shadow Warrior 2, Valkyrie Drive, Rise o...   read

 
 
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Zero Time Dilemma watches are finally shipping to customers

Despite launching to some highly favourable reviews, the release of Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma was somewhat rocky. Issues such as a lack of advertised PS TV compatibility took over a week to be resolved in the U.S, and even longer in Eu...   read

 
 
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Review: Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate

Shiren’s road to the west has been an odd one. The first game in the series launched in Japan for the Super Famicom more than 20 years ago. Western audiences wouldn’t see the game until 2008 when Sega brought over the DS remake ...   read

 
 
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Zero Time Dilemma is now playable on your PSTV

Good news, everybody. Aksys announced on its Twitter feed today that a PlayStation TV patch for Zero Time Dilemma is finally up. If you've been waiting to play the game because you only own Sony's little neglected black box, now is your&nbs...   read

 
 
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New Tokyo Twlight Ghost Hunters creeping west

Aksys Games plans to publish an new and improved extended cut of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, the localization group announced Sunday during a panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. This iteration, subtitled Daybreak Special Gigs World T...   read

 
 
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Aksys localizing Falcom's Tokyo Xanadu for PS Vita, PC

Tokyo Xanadu is coming west care of Aksys Games, the publisher just announced at Anime Expo. The Nihon Falcom-developed role-playing game will be released in North America as a physical and digital release for PlayStation Vita in 2017. The ...   read

 
 
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Hotel Dusk successor Chase is coming west on 3DS

Chase: Cold Case Investigations: Distant Memories is coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop this autumn, localization group Aksys Games announced during a panel today at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. Developed by Hotel Dusk: Room 215 and Trace ...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma

I'll admit, it feels a bit like heresy playing Zero Time Dilemma on a PC, especially considering, well, 999. I won't go into it any more than that for people who haven't played through the first game. I bought the original on a whim (o...   read

 
 
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ZTD no PSTV

Zero Time Dilemma is currently incompatible with PSTV

Zero Time Dilemma is out and at least one guy at Destructoid thinks it's good. If you picked it up today or are waiting for your copy to arrive in the mail, and you are planning on playing it on your PlayStation TV, there is some bad news. ...   read

 
 
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Review: Zero Time Dilemma

I've been reading Destructoid for roughly six years now. I can't remember the first article that I read, but I certainly know the first article that made this my home for video gaming news. It was the review for Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Ni...   read

 
 


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BlazBlue: Central Fiction hitting PS4, PS3 this winter

Aksys Games has announced plans to localize BlazBlue: Central Fiction (the fourth main entry in the series) for a North American release across both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 sometime this winter. In addition to a new (...   read

 
 
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Review: Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei

Owners of the Nintendo 3DS know the system has a veritable buffet of great and engrossing RPGs. It's become a never-ending feast as seemingly every other month a new game is released that treats us to a delightful and well-crafted romp that...   read

 
 
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Zero Time Dilemma

Zero Time Dilemma takes text skipping to a new level

I can still recall the pain of playing through various New Game+ modes in old games where you couldn't skip cutscenes. It was excruciating, having to sit through 10-15 minute expositions constantly, but newer games have gotten better about ...   read

 
 
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Tri-Ace and Spike Chunsoft's new PS4/Vita JRPG Exist Archive is coming west

Exist Archive is coming to North America on October 18, Aksys Games has announced. Originally released in Japan last year, the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita role-playing game is a joint effort between Tri-Ace (Valkyrie Profile,&nb...   read

 
 
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Review: Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault is a frustrating game. Not because it’s difficult (it sure isn’t) and not because of its nonsense mouthful of a title (although that sure doesn’t help). It’s frustrating because the...   read

 
 
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Zero Time Dilemma gets release date, PC port

Zero Time Dilemma, the follow-up to Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward and 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, is heading to western shores on June 28, Aksys Games has announced. The PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS title will arrive...   read

 
 
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Mind Zero dungeon crawls to PC this March

Once upon a time, it seemed as though many Japanese game studios were perfectly content to ignore the PC market. But times are a-changin'. More and more all the time, eastern developers are porting their wares from consoles to computers in ...   read

 
 
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That BlazBlue visual novel is coming to PC

BlazBlue prequel Xblaze Code: Embryo is getting a PC port, Aksys Games just announced. Set 150 years before the events of Arc System Works' fighting games, Xblaze follows the exploits of Touya Kagari, a high school student whose life gets f...   read

 
 
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Shiren the Wanderer saunters westward on Vita

The fifth entry in Spike Chunsoft's Shiren The Wanderer series is coming west this summer. Aksys Games announced the good news earlier today over at the PlayStation Blog, revealing plans to publish the Mystery Dungeon spin-off's PlayStation...   read

 
 
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Guilty Gear Xrd

Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator strikes North America this June

Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator is coming to North America on June 7, Aksys Games says. Arc System Works previously announced the enhanced fighting game for a May 26 launch across Japan, which means this is about as close to a simultaneous relea...   read

 
 
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Guilty Gear Xrd

Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator is being localized next year

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign was a damn good fighting game, but the common complaint was that the cast wasn't big enough. That's nothing a premium expansion pack couldn't fix of course! Aksys Games has announced that Revelator, the follow-up o...   read

 
 
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Review: Moco Moco Friends

While the concept of catching cute monsters and battling them is innately linked to the iconic Pokémon series, I'm hesitant to plaster the word "clone" over similar games, as RPGs have had party-based systems for decades. But ev...   read

 
 
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Zero Escape 3 gets new name and release shenanigans

The third entry in the Zero Escape franchise was announced earlier this year at the Anime Expo. Today, we learned a little more about the 3DS and Vita game. In North America, it will be known as Zero Time Dilemma, and feature Destiny's Chil...   read

 
 
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Zero Escape Volume 3 announced for 3DS, Vita

Today at the Aksys Games panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, the publisher and Zero Escape series director Kotaro Uchikoshi announced Zero Escape Volume 3. This is the next entry in developer Spike Chunsoft's visual novel adventur...   read

 
 
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Otome game Norn9 coming to Vita this autumn

Once upon a time, an employee at a well known localization house told me there wasn't a market for otome games in the west. The men in charge just didn't believe folks in North America or Europe would buy romantic visual novels that were cr...   read

 
 
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