By: Shawn Collier (@ShawnCollier) Last year, XSEED Games released Corpse Party on the Sony PSP, which gained a cult following and garnered rave reviews. The publisher has announced that the next game in the series,Book of Shadows, will be released in North America and Europe. Book of Shadows tells a series of short stories that help develop many of the characters introduced in the first … Continue reading Corpse Party Book of Shadows Set To Haunt Players This Winter
By: Jared Scott In 2008, Square Enix announced to the public a brand new game on the PSP as an addition to the Fabula Nova Crystallis series. This little dandy was none other than Final Fantasy Agito XIII. As always, Western audiences were confident that this lovely title would make its way beyond the borders of Japan. With it being an addition to the mythos … Continue reading Why Have We Still Not Seen Final Fantasy Type-0?
By: Darryl It’s been a while since the last Burning Question, so sorry about that! However, we’re back with a bang and this week’s question is definitely one for handheld console fans. Some of the best PSP games were from Square Enix, with titles such as Crisis Core: Final Fantasy, The 3rd Birthday and Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep all coming to mind. For Japanese … Continue reading Burning Question: Should Hajime Tabata Stick To Portable Titles?
By: Shawn Collier (@ShawnCollier) Sony’s PlayStation Vita, the successor to the Sony PSP, was released earlier this year but publishers are still releasing new titles for the veteran handheld and Aksys Games is about to add another one to the list with their announcement of Ragnarok Tactics’s North American release. Being a strategy RPG title, you should expect to see multiple factions and endings depending … Continue reading Aksys Games Announces Ragnarok Tactics For US Release
By: Shawn Collier (@ShawnCollier) Earlier this year, XSEED Games announced that Unchained Blades would be coming to North American players later this year. The publisher has just announced that the Sony PSP version will be coming out next week exclusively on PSN. Unchained Blades follows the story of the dragon emperor, Fang, who after being stripped of his powers by the goddess Clunea, embarks on … Continue reading Unchained Blades Coming to PSP This Week
By: Shawn Collier (@ShawnCollier) Last year, Atlus announced that they would be localizing the Sony PSP titles Gungnir and Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time this Summer. With the first title coming out next month, Atlus has released a brand-new batch of screenshots from the game for gamers to partake in. Gungnir is the latest title from developer Sting which is most known for their work on … Continue reading Get Stung With New Gungnir Screenshots
Despite sales falling this week, Nintendo has continued their domination of the Japanese market, with the Nintendo 3DS selling 72,115 units this week. Sony held the next three spots, with the PS3, PSP and PS Vita selling 43,105 units combined – someway short of Nintendo’s single-platform total. The PS Vita itself is also still struggling to pick-up any momentum. The Xbox 360 was the only … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS Continues Japanese Domination
Sony’s adding yet another title to it’s PSN PSone Classic collection with The Legend of Dragoonre-releasing next month. Originally released on the PlayStation in 1999, The Legend of Dragoon is a turn-based RPG featuring quite an epic tale. Despite mixed reception, the game still garnered a pretty tight fan following. Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida had this to say about the re-release: “It’s great … Continue reading The Legend of Dragoon Coming To PSN Next Month
The last couple of Final Fantasy games have been less than stellar for Square Enix, in terms of reputation. Final Fantasy XIV released despite beta testers warning them the game was essentially broken, Final Fantasy XIII released as a sixty plus hour movie with a handful of playable gameplay segments, and Final Fantasy XIII-2 has (so far) sold much less than any of its predecessors. … Continue reading Will English Speakers Ever Get To Enjoy Final Fantasy Type-0?