Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX is in development at Square Enix’s Osaka studio

By: Erren Van Duine If you’ve played Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep or Kingdom Hearts 3D, you might be familiar with Square Enix’s Osaka-based studio. In addition to our previous report, Famitsu reveals that the group responsible for those titles is also behind the creation of Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX. Joining Tetsuya Nomura, who will be back in the director’s seat – are Tai … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD ReMIX is in development at Square Enix’s Osaka studio

Atlus USA Announces Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends Of The Titan

By: Shawn Collier   (@ShawnCollier) Ever since its Japanese release earlier this year, fans of Atlus’s Etrian Odyssey franchise, which started back on the Nintendo DS, have been wondering when the publisher would announce their localization plans for the newest Nintendo 3DS entry. That time is now, as the game has now been officially announced for North America. Etrian Odyssey IV plays similarly to its predecessor … Continue reading Atlus USA Announces Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends Of The Titan

Level 5 bringing SUDA51’s Liberation Maiden to Europe

By: Mark Walton Professor Layton developer Level 5 is bringing three of its previous Japan-only 3DS releases to Europe. Up first is Liberation Maiden, a 3D sci-fi shooter created by SUDA51 that puts players in command of a humanoid robot called Kamui. It’s available to download immediately from the Nintendo 3DS eShop for £7.19. Following shortly after in November is Aero Porter, a puzzle game … Continue reading Level 5 bringing SUDA51’s Liberation Maiden to Europe

Wii U will be region-locked – Report

By: Laura Parker, Associate Editor Nintendo has reportedly confirmed the Wii U will be region-locked. The publisher made the original statement in the Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu (as reported by GameSpot sister site CNET), seemingly confirming the Wii U–just like the Wii and 3DS before it–will not allow gamers to play titles imported from other regions. Nintendo’s region-locking policy has been in place since the … Continue reading Wii U will be region-locked – Report

Meet Code Of Princess’s Cast Of Characters

By: Shawn Collier   (@ShawnCollier) Last month Atlus shared a peek at the pre-order bonus for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS title Code of Princess. With only a few months before the game’s Western release they have another new look, this time being of the game’s many unique playable characters. Code of Princess offers players an exciting yet unconventional hardcore experience, deftly blending fighting gameplay with components … Continue reading Meet Code Of Princess’s Cast Of Characters

Nintendo shrinks 3DS losses

By: Jane Douglas Nintendo has reported a smaller loss than expected between April and June this year. The firm posted a ¥10.3 billion ($132 million) operating loss in its earnings report, an improvement on the ¥37.7 billion ($482 million) quarterly loss reported a year earlier. In particular, sales of the 3DS have risen, Nintendo said, with 1,860,000 units sold worldwide between April and June, more … Continue reading Nintendo shrinks 3DS losses

Get A Sneak Peek At Code of Princess’s Pre-Order Bonus

By: Shawn Collier   (@ShawnCollier) Last month, Atlus announced their 2012 lineup, which included the Nintendo 3DS title Code of Princess. The publisher has released a new glam shot which shows off the pre-order exclusiveCode of Princess Sound & Visual Book. Code of Princess offers players an exciting yet unconventional hardcore experience, deftly blending fighting gameplay with components from classic arcade side-scrolling beat ’em ups and … Continue reading Get A Sneak Peek At Code of Princess’s Pre-Order Bonus

A special Kingdom Hearts message from Yoko Shimomura and Shinji Hashimoto

Well for all you lucky Europeans, the game has been released! To commemorate this awesome occasion Square Enix Europe has posted a short little video from series composer Yoko Shimomura and executive producer Shinji Hashimoto from their recent trip to Japan Expo in France. Check it out . Japan Expo Kingdom Hearts 3D Announcement Source: Nova Crystallis   Continue reading A special Kingdom Hearts message from Yoko Shimomura and Shinji Hashimoto

Kingdom Hearts 3D New Worlds trailer

I don’t know about you guys, but this certainly made me happy.  The highly anticipated Kingdom Hearts game, Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, is almost here with the release of July 31st quickly approaching. To celebrate this Square Enix has released a brand new trailer showing off the games new worlds.  These new worlds include: La Cité des Cloches (The Hunchback of Notre Dame), … Continue reading Kingdom Hearts 3D New Worlds trailer

Final Fantasy Versus XIII Comes To Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy

By: Darryl Even though the game has only been out for a short amount of time, Square Enix is already preparing the second wave of new content for Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy. There will be twelve new tracks releasing throughout July, from games such as Final Fantasy Versus XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Final Fantasy XI. I’m personally rather happy about this, as it sees the … Continue reading Final Fantasy Versus XIII Comes To Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy