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Don't forget: Every Guild 01 and 02 3DS game is on sale

Weapon Shop de Omasse, the one missing game that needed to be localized to complete Level-5's Guild 01 and 02 collections on the 3DS eShop, is finally here. But if you haven't checked out the rest of the pack, they're all on sale ...

 
 
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Review: Weapon Shop de Omasse

Level-5's Guild series started out as a bizarre anthology of pint-sized experiences from industry veterans. Initially released in Japan during the spring of 2012, the package would come to western shores later that year. Well, sort of. It w...

 
 
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Weapon Shop de Omasse to be released this month

When the Guild 01 and 02 Collections dropped overseas, we were missing one game -- Weapon Shop De Omasse. We already reported that the lack of a localization was due to a large amount of text, but eventually I guess the juice was worth...

 
 
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Guild 01's missing Weapon Shop game getting localized

America may have gotten the vast majority of Level-5's Guild 01 and Guild 02 collections, but it was missing one game -- Weapon Shop De Omasse. According to Level-5, the game would have taken far too long to localize given all the text, and...

 
 
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Layton series has sold over 15 million units

Level-5 has kicked the fans in the collective nuts with the complete tonal shift that is Layton 7. That must mean the games are on their last legs and can no longer make bank on Nintendo handhelds alone, right? Not likely if these facts and...

 
 
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Review: BUGS vs. TANKS!

The idea of shrinking objects and placing them into ridiculous situations is not new. But in the case of Comcept and Keiji Inafune's BUGS vs. TANKS!, it's somehow fitting to pit a tiny World War II German tank battalion against an endless s...

 
 
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Review: The Starship Damrey

"This game contains no tutorials or explanations. Part of the experience is to discover things for yourself." Thus reads the disclaimer when you fire up a new game of The Starship Damrey, Level-5's atmospheric sci-fi adventure and first of ...

 
 
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Launch trailer for Guild02's The Starship Damrey

The first in Level-5's Guild02 triple pack, The Starship Damrey, arrived on the 3DS eShop earlier today for $7.99. A new trailer for the moody sci-fi adventure game has surfaced, featuring choice words from game designer Kazuya Asano and w...

 
 
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Is Level-5 about to announce Guild03?

With the three Guild02 games already out in Japan and the first in the set, Starship Damrey, scheduled for release in the States on May 16, it's time to look towards he future. It's never too soon to start thinking "sequel"! Siliconera has ...

 
 
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Starship Damrey flies to Nintendo 3DS on May 16

The Starship Damrey is set to touch down on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America on May 16. A survival horror title designed by Kazuya Asano and Takemaru Abiko, it will be the first title from Level-5's Guild02 compilation to m...

 
 
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Nintendo Direct: All three Guild02 games coming to US

It was previously announced that two of the three games in Level-5's Guild02 compilation, Bugs vs. Tanks! and The Starship Damrey, would be localized for the US eShop. Missing from that news was any indication that the third title...

 
 
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Feast on vids for Guild02's Monsters Come Out on Friday

Of the three games announced as part of Level-5's Guild02 lineup, Kaiju ga Deru Kinyoubi ("Monsters Come Out on Friday) sounded the most fascinating. A game in which you play as a boy in a small town turned upside-down by a sudden giant mo...

 
 
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Level-5 files trademark for Guild02 3DS games in USA

It looks like Level-5's Guild02 compilation might be headed for western shores. Siliconera has reportedly uncovered US trademarks for Bugs vs. Tanks! and The Starship Damrey, indicating a possible localize...

 
 
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These are the three games in Level-5's Guild02

Three of the four titles from Level-5's 3DS game jam Guild01 made it to the eShop out West. Liberation Maiden, Aero Porter, and Crimson Shroud were all bizarre but solid experiences, and I'm extremely grateful that they were given a chance...

 
 
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Guild01 game Aero Porter lands on 3DS November 29

Level-5 already treated us with Liberation Maiden, and now another of the Guild01 games is headed our way later this month. Aero Porter, an airport management puzzler, comes out on November 29 in North America and Europe on Nintendo's 3DS e...

 
 
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Review: Liberation Maiden

The Japanese-exclusive Guild01 is a "game jam" of sorts that bundles four games created by four notable designers in a single collection, and aside from Level-5's co-operation in their development, they are wholly unrelated to one another. ...

 
 
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Is Level-5 localizing Guild 01 for the US?

Guild 01, for those who have forgotten, is a recent Japanese 3DS title that features four original games by four different designers for one big jam session. The team includes Grasshopper's Suda 51, Seaman creator Yoot Saito, Final Fantasy ...

 
 
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Guild 01 trailer kills bird feet DEAD

[Update: I failed to catch the few seconds of Kaiho Shojo gameplay in this video. My mistake! Sorry internet!] While it's a shame that this interview-focused trailer hasn't been translated into English yet, it's still g...

 
 
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Suda 51 and Seaman creator making the Four Rooms of games

I love the 3DS for a lot of reasons. One of the biggest is that it's the last place for games that are not quite AAA budget HD titles, but not quite $1-$15 downloadable, to potentially thrive. With the PSP and the Wii both on the cusp of pa...

 
 




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