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Nitroplus Blasterz out now in Europe, Australia

The wait is over. Nitroplus Blasterz has finally made its way to Europe and Australia. Marvelous published the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 fighting game in PAL territories on Thursday, following up on the North American and Ja...   read

 
 
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Atlus is shutting down Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine

Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine will meet its end next month. Atlus has announced plans to terminate service for the MMORPG on May 24, after which time any remaining players will no longer have access the nine-year-old game. In preparation for ...   read

 
 
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Trails in the Sky

Wow, we're getting Trails in the Sky the 3rd after all

No, XSEED wasn't screwing with us with that "So a priest and a nun walk into a game" tweet. You can relax, Kyle and friends. The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd will in fact see a Western release for PC (and only PC) in 2017, th...   read

 
 
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The Legend of Heroes

XSEED teasing Trails in the Sky the 3rd

XSEED appears to be teasing a localization for the final chapter of Falcom's Trails in the Sky series. Either that, or the publisher is getting everyone's hopes up by telling a joke in slow motion.  "So a priest and a nun walk into a g...   read

 
 
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Review: Return to PoPoLoCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale

PoPoLoCrois is one of those series that has people looking back at you and saying "PoPoLo Who?" every time you bring it up. It began life as a manga series decades ago, and eventually morphed into a multimedia franchise, complete with mostl...   read

 
 
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Senran Kagura: Estival Versus hits PS4, Vita next month

It wasn't too long ago that XSEED Games boss Ken Berry referred to the prospect of localizing the Senran Kagura series as "a scary proposition." And yet, just a few years later, four of these games have been released in the West -...   read

 
 
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Nitroplus Blasterz strikes Europe on April 7

Nitroplus Blasterz is coming to Europe and Australia on April 7, Marvelous just announced. The fighter will be available both physically and digitally PlayStation 4 in PAL territories, whereas the PlayStation 3 version will be a PlayStation...   read

 
 
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EDF 4.1 DLC

Earth Defense Force 4.1's second mission pack is free right now

Lord knows I don't need a good reason to get back into Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair right now (too busy!), but I'm getting one anyway in the form of 23 extra missions. The game's second major DLC release, Mission Pack ...   read

 
 
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Return to PopoloCrois out in Europe next week

Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, the role-playing game about shrinking down to microscopic size and fighting it out with tiny monsters corrupting the soil, is launching in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand on February 1...   read

 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of Nitroplus Blasterz

The localization team at XSEED Games has generously given Destructoid four PlayStation 4 codes for the studio's excellent new fighting game Nitroplus Blasterz to give away you fine people.  For a chance to win a digital North...   read

 
 
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Return to PopoloCrois gets March 1 release date

Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale launches on March 1 in North America. While XSEED will release the "farming-flavored" role-playing game in both physical and digital form across North America, Marvelous Europe is onl...   read

 
 
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Review: Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel

I recently attended a tribute night at a local brewery, where musicians were invited to serenade patrons with songs from the '70s. Early on that evening, I glanced around the darkened beer hall to discover I was a few decades younger than m...   read

 
 
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is out now across Europe

A month after its North American release in December, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is now available across Europe, courtesy of NIS America. I haven't had a chance to crack open my copy just yet, but it's definitely on my to-do...   read

 
 
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XSEED: Nitroplus Blasterz launches in February

Nitroplus Blasterz debuts in North America on February 2, XSEED Games has announced. I had an opportunity to try the fighting game at XSEED's fall press event in October and really enjoyed myself, despite having almost zero familiarity with...   read

 
 
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EDF! EDF!

New EDF games bombard Europe in February

Europe is getting a double dose of campy sci-fi action on February 12, as both Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Dispair (PlayStation 4) and Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space (PlayStation Vita) are la...   read

 
 
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EDF Mission Pack 1

Earth Defense Force 4.1 has some new missions

Unsurprisingly, Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair is getting extra missions post-release. The first DLC pack, Time of the Mutants, released this week on PlayStation Network. It's $9.99 for 26 levels. A second pack, Extreme ...   read

 
 
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Review: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel

If I said the phrase "Nihon Falcom," most people wouldn't bat an eye unless they were a devout JRPG fan. Bringing up its most storied franchise, Ys, however, is a different story. Falcom has been working under the radar outside of Japan for...   read

 
 
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EDF 4.1 review
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Review: Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair

I'm happy Earth Defense Force continues to exist. There's no shortage of modern video games in which your primary interaction with the world is shooting things, but so few of them are lighthearted, charming, or funny. I don't need every gam...   read

 
 
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Review: Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space

Two words. Giant. Bugs. Also giant spaceships, giant kaiju, and giant explosions. If you're looking for campy sci-fi action on your Vita look no further than Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders from Planet Space.   read

 
 
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EDF

Two Earth Defense Force games deploy Dec. 8

XSEED Games is serving up a double-shot of bug-killing action on December 8, simultaneously putting out both Earth Defense Force 4.1 and Earth Defense Force 2 in North America. EDF 4.1, an expansion on last year's Earth Defense Force 2...   read

 
 
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It's here! It's finally here!

It's been over four years since XSEED delivered the first half of The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, and now the (hopefully) epic conclusion has finally arrived on PlayStation Network and Steam. The role-playing game is available for ...   read

 
 
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Legend of Heroes

Trails in the Sky SC finally comes out next week

After leaving us on a cliffhanger for nearly five years, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC is finally coming to western shores next week, the localization team at XSEED announced today. The long-awaited role-playing game will ...   read

 
 
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XSEED interview

Interview: XSEED Executive VP Ken Berry

Ken Berry is the Executive Vice President and one of the founding members of XSEED Games, one of the premier localization houses responsible for bringing Japanese games to western audiences. Earlier this week at an XSEED-hosted event in Sa...   read

 
 
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Cowmiya

XSEED named a cow after Hideki Kamiya

The original title of this article was "XSEED named a cow Swag Lady," which is also true. There are several cows in Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, a cute and leisurely little RPG, if my brief time with the Nintendo 3DS...   read

 
 
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Little King's Story

Little King's Story coming to PC in early 2016

Little King's Story is coming to Windows PC in early 2016, XSEED has announced. The new version is a visually-enhanced port of the Wii original that XSEED (along with its parent company Marvelous and European distributor Rising Star Ga...   read

 
 
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