It looks like Namco is following Square-Enix's lead in releasing older and nostalgic titles, as the company has released the first Tales of Phantasia game for free on iOS devices in the US. Hit the jump for the details.
Not even a week has passed following the announcement of the Steam Greenlight campaign for WORLD END ECONOMiCA and the game is now Greenlit by Steam for future distribution on the service. In addition to the future release, Sekai Project have also answered questions regarding the release. Hit the jump for the details.
Fans of Spice & Wolf author Isuna Hasekura might want to sit up and take notice of the latest Steam Greenlight campaign by Sekai-Project, as the group has selected the World End Economica visual novel written by the author as its latest project for possible Steam distribution. Hit the jump for the details.
An unexpected delay has hit the English release of the Steins;Gate PC game from JAST USA, but all is not lost, as it's only pushed back by a month. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Viz Media has quietly announced a license rescue today, as it revealed that it has picked up Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit for future release on Blu-Ray and DVD, as well as picking up the series for broadcast on Neon Alley later this month. Hit the jump for the details.
After months of deliberation on the matter, a judge in the US presiding over a patent case in the US District Court in Manhattan, New York where a Japanese company sued Nintendo beginning in 2011 to recover damages for the use of its stereoscopic display technology without permission has won its case with a final royalty rate for each console sold. Hit the jump for the details and breakdown of the judgment.
Japanese manufacturer Honda is no stranger to motorsport, having competed in nearly every major and minor formula shortly after the company's inception. Now, the global manufacturer has posted a new internally produced manga in English detailing its journey back to the Dakar Rally race in 2013 after a 24-year absence. Hit the jump for a sample image from the first chapter.
Comiket is barely hours old but the announcements are starting to filter out, with the first major one being an anime adaptation for the mobile game Rage of Bahamut in Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis. Hit the jump for the first teaser and staff listing.
Anime Expo has made its first major guest announcement and this one will certainly perk up those that grew up with Sailor Moon in the 90's, as the convention has announced the reunion of the English dub cast as Guests of Honor for next year's convention. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Sony's Gran Turismo 6 and EA's Need for Speed Rivals now have something in common, as each game will be the first to officially launch a new car model from a major auto manufacturer months before the cars go on sale to the general public. Hit the jump for all of the details.
FUNimation has officially confirmed home video releases for three of its most popular Spring simulcasts in The Devil is a Part-Timer, Hetalia: The Beautiful World, and Senran Kagura. Hit the jump for the details.
After owning part of the rights to the franchise as a part of the overall Lucasfilm purchase, Disney has gone a step further and grabbed the distribution and marketing rights to the Indiana Jones franchise from Paramount in a new deal today. Hit the jump for the details.
FUNimation has been going bigger with its limited edition sets as of late, but this latest release just might be its biggest set yet, as it has announced the Kamisama Kiss Goddess Edition for release next February. Hit the jump for all of the details and a picture of the set.
About a month ago, we reported on the Narcissu Steam Greenlight campaign for the visual novel and how the team behind it was working towards the goals of offering an official English translation sanctioned by the Japanese developer and offering the game for free. Good news on the Steam front came down today, so hit the jump for the details.