Announced at last week's Bitsummit indie games festival in Kyoto, Azure Striker Gunvolt is in the works at developers Comcept and Inti Creates. In addition to a Japanese release, the 2D platforming action is coming to Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America this summer. Read on for more.
You've got some hefty choices to make in The Guided Fate Cross Thesis, but just because the fate of others rests on your shoulders doesn't mean the gameplay can't look adorable. See the first batch of screenshots after the jump.
It's been a while since we posted about Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, the PS Vita-bound training RPG. Famitsu shared some new screens, one of which we've seen before, showing both the contemporary setting and the cyberspace world. Hit the jump for more.
Developer Yacht Club Games used the Shovel Knight Kickstarter page to announce the results of a tough decision. Originally slated to debut on March 31, the crowd-funded platformer is being delayed a few weeks. Hit the jump for more.
Bandai Namco's free-to-play SoulCalibur: Lost Swords, which hit Japan last month, is getting another new character. The 35-year-old version of Hilde from SoulCalibur V is the latest challenger to arrive, and you can see a quick preview of her in the clip after the jump.
The folks at Comcept shared a look into the making and testing of Mega Man spiritual successor Mighty No. 9 when they first showed head honcho Keiji Inafune playing the Alpha build. Now they're back with a much longer version of the clip after the jump.
This week's issue of Jump has a look at the boss character for 45th anniversary Shonen Jump fighter J-Stars Victory Vs. The battle will pit players against the Dark Phantom, which can turn itself into a shadow version of various Jump brawlers and use their powers against you. Hit the jump for more.
The Ganbarion-developed action game One Piece Unlimited World: Red is officially making its way to the west. Unlimited World hit Nintendo 3DS in Japan last year, but it's coming to even more platforms in the Americas, Europe, and Australasia. Hit the jump for the announcement trailer and more.
Strangely-named games aren't really a big deal anymore. It used to be kind of funny to hear what developers in Japan would come up with, but we've all grown accustomed to it by now. Still, Nippon Ichi Software's latest announced project, htoL #NiQ: Hotaru no Nikki, doesn't exactly roll off the tongue. Hit the jump for more.
Magica Wars is a web project that's being adapted into anime form by Gainax. It's also getting a free-to-play game from Galat called Magica Wars Zanbatsu, which is coming to PS Vita in Japan via the PlayStation Store on March 27. Trailer and more past the break.
The east-meets-west team of developers behind Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z are back with another diary, this time digging into "The Style of Slaughter." See what went into the game's violent but often hilarious action after the jump.
A couple weeks ago NIS America announced some day-one DLC for Demon Gaze, which will mix in a handful of Disgaea characters in the form of appearance choices. The DLC will be free for the first month of release, and includes looks based on Etna, Flonne, Sicily, Asagi, and Prinny. Hit the jump for screens.
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is finally making its way to the west next week, so Square Enix is taking the opportunity to get everyone pumped up with a launch trailer. Get ready to update those PS2 memories on PS3 and Vita in the clip after the jump.
A few days ago we got a quick peek at one of the new stages in the Nintendo 3DS version of the next Super Smash Bros. That's not the only portable-specific stage you can look forward to, as director Masahiro Sakurai also revealed Lumiose City from Pokémon X/Y. Hit the jump for a pic.
Atlus' latest look at Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars takes us away from the giant robots for a moment to focus on one of the RPG's seven heroines. Meet Torri in the first of the introductory videos after the jump.