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Review: Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

There are very few games that grab me based on the box art, but I can recall digging Odin Sphere out of a bargain bin (!) so many years back, both my wife and I's mouths agape after picking it up. A Valkyrie, a brooding warrior, a bunny, a ...   read

 
 
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Leifthrasir

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is a delight on the Vita

Up until last week, I had been getting all of my Vita love with the PlayStation TV. It's a great little device that helped introduce me to a plethora of games I'd never considered playing before. But I'm a restless person that hates being t...   read

 
 
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Storybook time! Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir's first English trailer

Now that Odin Sphere's Leifthrasir remake is out in Japan, Vanillaware can focus on the areas that really matter: the Americas. We're getting the 2D action-RPG on PS3, PS4, and PS Vita in the Americas on June 7, 2016 and so here's an Engli...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere

Odin Sphere is now officially a browser game

Vanillaware said it was working on it, and last weekend, the studio released the Odin Sphere 8-bit browser game. You play as Gwendolyn, who has a standard attack, aerial dive attack, and a glide at her disposal. I have to say, it'...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere date

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir has a June release in North America

Atlus is launching Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir this week in Japan, but there will unsurprisingly be more waiting involved for the Western release. The 2D action-RPG is hitting PS3, PS4, and PS Vita in North America on June 7, 2016. Details on ...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir
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Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir getting a Japan demo soon, two new modes revealed

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is coming along nicely, and Vanillaware is keen to expand upon some of the new content included in the re-release. By completing the game once you'll unlock "Xtra New Game," which allows you to retain all of your d...   read

 
 
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Vanillaware

This new art from Vanillaware is anything but juvenile

I've been a big fan of George Kamitani's (of Vanillaware fame) work for quite some time. He's one of the most talented artists in the industry, and now, the developer has shared another work with us by way of his company's website. It'...   read

 
 
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Atlus x Vanillaware

Odin Sphere has a great collector's edition

Atlus sure knows how to put a special edition together. For Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir, a remake whose name I dare not type out manually, the publisher has a $79.99 Storybook Edition planned. It's exclusive to PlayStation 4 and includes a 64-...   read

 
 
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Want to play an 8-bit version of Odin Sphere in your browser? Take to Twitter

Atlus of Japan has just announced a neat little promotion for their upcoming ports of Odin Sphere. If 28,888 people tweet out that they're interested, we'll unlock an 8-bit browser version of the game. Based on the footage it looks like a ...   read

 
 
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What is going on with this Dragon's Crown figure?

I'm almost at a loss for words other than to say you don't know what you've got until it's gone. The last Dragon's Crown Amazon figure (that I've seen, anyway) was over the top in ways you would expect given the source material, but that de...   read

 
 


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Can I just...have Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir now?

I had the chance to check out Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir at TGS recently, and man was it fantastic. The art style absolutely holds up, and the framerate issues of the original (one of the only real problems) were completely fixed. It wa...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir
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Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is like a whole new game

Odin Sphere was one of the first games I played with my wife, and we had a perfect system. She would play a lot of the core areas during the day, and at night, I would plant seeds, gather food, and level up while she took a nap -- after wak...   read

 
 
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13 Sentinels: Aegis Arm revealed for PS4 and PS Vita

Atlus and Vanillaware today revealed their newest game at Sony's Tokyo Game Show press conference, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Arm for PS4 and Vita. A trailer for the game was shown off during the press conference, which looks pretty god damn ...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Game Show

Sega at TGS: Persona 5, possible Vanillaware and Yakuza Studio new games

Sega's got a lot going on at Tokyo Game Show 2015 between Sega proper, Sega Networks, and Atlus. There's already word we'll be getting a new Yakuza announcement, but Yakuza Studio might also be announcing a new PS3 and PS4 title code named ...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere

This Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Japanese package looks amazing

Although it's only been announced for Japan so far, Amazon has a pre-order listing up for Odin Sphere package for 3,298 yen, and it looks great. In short, it comes with a PlayStation Vita pouch, lens cloth, and a material (potion) char...   read

 
 
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Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

Good lord, Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is pretty as hell

Odin Sphere was pretty. But this, this is better. Oh man, it's so much better. Oh, in case you haven't heard, Vanillaware is remastering its 2007 PlayStation 2 classic as Odin Sphere Leifthrasir for Sony platforms. The updated action r...   read

 
 
Odin Sphere Leifthrasir photo
Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

Atlus localizing Odin Sphere HD remake in 2016

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is coming to the Americas sometime next year, Atlus confirmed today. The high-definition remake of Vanillaware's gorgeous PlayStation 2 role-playing game was unveiled earlier this week. On top of cosmetic upgra...   read

 
 
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The Odin Sphere remake will have a 'Classic Mode' for purists

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir is in the works for the PS3, PS4, and Vita, and it will be an HD remake of the original PS2 classic. As such, it will include a "Classic Mode" that will preserve the experience. Vanillaware is adding mid-bosses tha...   read

 
 
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Oh, Atlus and Vanillaware have another secret project in the works

Just this morning, Atlus and Vanillaware announced the joint Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir project -- a PS3, PS4, and Vita remake of Odin Sphere with new content. It seems as if they have piggy-backed yet another tease on top of this r...   read

 
 
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That Atlus x Vanillaware game is Odin Sphere on PS3, PS4, and Vita

[Update: check out the new trailer!] A short time ago Atlus and Vanillaware were teasing a special project, and now, they have confirmed that it's none other than Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir -- a new port for PS3, PS4, and Vita. It'...   read

 
 
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And where tf is Boston?
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Atlus teases HD project with Muramasa dev Vanillaware

Visit this webpage (screen capture above). Ok, we're on the same level. Vanillaware most recently did an HD version of Muramasa for Vita in 2013 and also developed Dragon's Crown, which Atlus published (in Japan and North America), that sam...   read

 
 
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Vanillaware

What might a futuristic Vanillaware game look like?

Vanillaware chief George Kamitani has a lovely annual tradition. Every New Year's the Dragon's Crown and Odin Sphere design director celebrates by sharing a lavish piece of art with the world. It isn't a teaser for the studio's next project...   read

 
 
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Muramasa Rebirth

New Muramasa Rebirth DLC haunts Vita next week

The penultimate entry in Muramasa Rebirth's downloadable Genroku Legends tetralogy will be available in the West next week, Aksys Games announced today. A Spirited Seven Nights’ Haunting follows a ninja on the run from his former...   read

 
 
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Muramasa Rebirth DLC
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Muramasa Rebirth's third DLC will drop next week in Japan

The first two DLC packs for Muramasa Rebirth were released rapid-fire, and it's been a while since the last iteration. In Japan next week pack three of four will drop, which will once again play separately from the two main campaigns....   read

 
 
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Muramasa DLC discount

Hot deal: Muramasa Rebirth DLC discounted on PSN

Aksys Games has some nice deals on PlayStation Vita this week, with both episodes of Muramasa Rebirth's Genroku Legends downloadable content available for a song. A Cause to Diakon For and Fishy Tales of the Nekomata are...   read

 
 
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