Last month NIS America kicked off a behind-the-scenes video series for Birthdays the Beginning, the upcoming title from Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada. Part 2 is here with more from Wada and a look at the "Nurture" aspects of the world-creating, life-fostering game.
It's been a while since we saw character clips for Berserk and the Band of the Hawk, so why not refresh ourselves with another look thanks to Koei Tecmo America's YouTube channel. The Berserk Musou action is due out in the west in just a few days, so prepare yourself with quick previews of Serpico and Judeau in action after the jump.
Idea Factory International is localizing the remastered Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds visual novel for a spring release on PS Vita, and the first set of English screenshots arrived earlier today. This set starts off with an introduction to the game's heroine, Chizuru, followed by two of the twelve bachelors, Hijikata and Okita, and a bunch of gameplay shots.
As if they're both not busy enough with the upcoming release of Nier: Automata, Square Enix and Nier director Yoko Taro have teamed up for a smartphone game called SINoALICE. The Pocket Laboratory-developed game is coming to iOS and Android in Japan this spring, and pre-registrations are now open on the official website. Read on for more.
What Pokémon mobile outing could possibly be more exciting than Pokémon Go? How about one that focuses on the eternally flopping Magikarp? That's what Japan will be getting this spring when Haneru! Koiking (Splash! Magikarp) launches on iOS and Android. Read on for more.
J-Novel Club has a new addition to its expanding library with the announcement of the hit light novel series In Another World With My Smartphone. The pre-publication version of the first half of volume 1 is available for members to read now on j-novel.club, along with a free 40-page preview. Read on for more.
Not one to be lost in the shuffle of all the recent Nintendo news, Tank Troopers is gearing up for its February 16 launch on 3DS. Two new trailers are here to get everyone ready for multiplayer combat, starting with a look at gameplay basics and an overview of the game's playable characters.
Aksys Games and Arc System Works announced plans to bring Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 to North America soon, in both standalone form and as an upgrade to Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-. The standalone release will be available both physically and digitally on PlayStation 4, while the digital upgrade will be available via PSN for PS4 and PS3. Read on for more.
Following the act of last week's Chihiro Inoue video, Gust is back with another character introduction for magical girl RPG Blue Reflection. This time it's the brilliant yet emotionally challenged Yuri Saiki, who you'll meet in a quick sample of event scenes after the jump.
Zero Escape: The Nonary Games collects the first two chapters in the series, including Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors and Virtue's Last Reward. Spike Chunsoft cooked up some new features for the former, and Aksys Games is here to showcase some of what the remaster has to offer.
If you already caught everything Pokémon Go has to offer, developer Niantic Labs is here with your next major assignment. Coming later this week, over 80 Pokémon that originally appeared in Pokémon Gold and Silver's Johto region will be out in the wilds of the real world, and you can see a small sampling after the jump.
A new arena is coming to the arcade version of Dissidia Final Fantasy, and this one represents the final dungeon from Final Fantasy II. Pandaemonium, the capital of Hell, will be available along with the February 16 update, and you can see a quick overview after the jump.
Nintendo promises a huge adventure for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for more. In a first for the main series, this entry will have DLC, with plans to distribute the content twice, first this summer and then at the end of the year. Read on for more.
News recently leaked about a first-person mode coming to the Nintendo Switch version of Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers. Now the latest issue of Japanese gaming mag Famitsu is here with more details for what's being called "Fire! Ha-DO-ken" mode, which puts players in the role of Ryu as he blasts away Shadaloo soldiers. Read on for more.
Ruby Party-developed adventure game Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death has players stripped of equipment while attempting to escape an old castle with their lives intact. It's coming to Nintendo 3DS in Japan on March 30, and Koei Tecmo has some more footage to share in the second promo.