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Dragon's Crown Pro ventures West on May 15

Vanillaware's remaster of RPG brawler Dragon's Crown Pro is finally available on PS4 in Japan. Those of us in the West won't have too much longer to wait, as Atlus have announced that the epic adventure title will be hitting Europe and Amer...

 
 
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New Dragon's Crown Pro trailer highlights co-op action

Atlus have released a new trailer for the upcoming re-release of Vanillaware's RPG-brawler, Dragon's Crown Pro, which coming to PS4 this Spring.The game will feature multiplayer co-op both locally and online. Players will choose their favou...

 
 
 
 
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Dragon's Crown Pro confirmed for the west

Given the huge success of Dragon's Crown over in the west, there was little doubt that Dragon's Crown Pro, the upcoming PS4 remaster, would be relegated to Japan-only. It turns out we were right, as Atlus has just confirmed a loca...

 
 
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Sorceress bewitches in latest Dragon's Crown Pro trailer

Today, Atlus continues their series of character trailers for their upcoming remaster of fantasy brawler Dragon's Crown Pro. The new video, the fifth in the series thus far, stars one of the game's most popular characters: Sorceress.The Sor...

 
 
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Dwarf rampages through new Dragon's Crown Pro trailer

The fourth trailer in Atlus' Dragon's Crown Pro character series has been released, following previous videos showcasing the Fighter, Amazon and Elf characters.This week's preview focuses on the stout and ferocious Dwarf, a hammer-wielding ...

 
 
 
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First Dragon's Crown Pro character trailer showcases Fighter

Atlus have the released the first in a series of trailers, each taking a look at the heroes of the forthcoming PS4 title Dragon's Crown Pro, with the premier short showcasing the Fighter.The Fighter is a melee-based character, felling oppos...

 
 
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Dragon's Crown looks beautiful on a PS4 Pro

Dragon's Crown would look great on an original PlayStation. Okay so it might not have the same fidelity, but VanillaWare has been making beautiful games since the '90s (when most of the team was at Atlus creating Princess Crown), and this w...

 
 
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Vanillaware's 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has my attention

Vanillaware and Atlus have teamed up for 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, "a departure from the studio's traditional fantasy style." While I still can't pin this one down after watching the TGS 2017 trailer -- more gameplay would've helped! -- it h...

 
 
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Dragon's Crown is getting its own Manga series

Hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement leak that fantasy action-RPG Dragon's Crown is likely headed to PS4, comes news that UDON Entertainment are publishing a manga based on the game's adventures.Your favourite oddly-shaped heroes wi...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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'...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
 
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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'...

 
 
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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-...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 




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