"Neo-classical" Free-to-play Record of Lodoss War Online MMORPG has been in its latest bug fix premium closed beta since January 29th and opens on February 16th. In anticipation of this, the new designs and voices for the NPC heroes and villains of Ryo Mizuno's fantasy novel series have been introduced. Get a look after the jump.
In an interview, brand manager Hitoshi Kato and producer Shinji Goda have told Famitsu that the fantasy series inspired Record of Lodoss War Online MMORPG is slated to launch in early 2016. The game, developed by Red Stone's L&K Logic Korea and published by GameOn, was first announced in 2013, but was later delayed after alpha testing. More after the jump.
Here's a bit of a genre treat to kick off 2014. Character designer Nobuteru Yūki seems to be getting back into the habit of drawing Deedlit after working on material for the 25th anniversary of Lodoss War and Blu-ray release, and he's brought the high elf shaman back to welcome the year of the horse. Masami Obari has been busy on Gundam Build Fighters, but offers his own take the new year. Check them out after the jump.
It's a battle of blonds as Saber from Fate/stay night meets Deedlit from Record of Lodoss War in a Takashi Takeuchi illustrated poster, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original Lodoss War light novels and 30th anniversary of computer gaming/manga magazine Comptiq. More after the jump.
Classic RPG-based fantasy novels turned anime Record of Lodoss War is back in a new game. You can't really tell from the exciting, animated promo video, but Record of Lodoss War: Successor of the Legend is a Game On online card game, currently in closed beta. Get a look after the jump.
Last week, amidst news that they dropped plans for a new release of Record of Lodoss War, anime home video distributor Media Blasters revealed plans to "be getting and dubbing the rest of Queen's Blade." This week, they have similarly good news for Squid Girl fans. More after the jump.
Media Blasters is continuing to trudge along following massive layoffs earlier this year, but the beleaguered distributor of anime and live-action films is starting to show even more signs of stress, with the confirmation that it has cancelled its long-planned release of classic 90's anime Record of Lodoss War. Hit the jump for all the details.