5pb.'s upcoming YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of this World remake will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original visual novel when it launches on PS4 and Vita in Japan on December 26. To make the event extra special, those who pick up first-print copies will get a product code to download the original 1996 NEC PC-9800 version, and a new trailer is here to preview the bonus. Hit the jump for more.
Koei Tecmo shared a new batch of screens for the upcoming Berserk Musou game on the Japanese site, offering a brief look at the newly-announced Serpico and Schierke in action. First up is Serpico, voiced by Kazuyuki Okitsu. More after the jump.
Yesterday was the 25th anniversary party for Sonic the Hedgehog, and Sega celebrated by announcing two new games. First up is Sonic Mania, which takes the Blue Blur way back to his 16-bit style roots for another 2D platformer. You can see the trailer for that one and Project Sonic 2017 after the jump.
Remember Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars? The PS Vita RPG was originally released in 2013, and had players taking on the role of Disciples who must form bonds and ultimately save the world by giving birth to Star Children. It's been a while since it came up on this site, but now it's making its way to PC via Steam. Hit the jump for more.
As you may know, Pokémon Go finally launched in Japan after a delay, so now everyone in the very country that created Pokémon can join in on the hunt. The folks behind the game are sorry for the hold up, so they posted a video to address the delay. Watch as Game Freak's general manager Junichi Masuda and Niantic CEO John Hanke team up to apologize and offer some safety tips for the AR game after the jump.
We already knew Juri was coming sometime this month, but Capcom took the opportunity to confirm her arrival at its San Diego Comic-Con panel. Juri will officially be available to download on July 26, and her story and battle costumes will be available at the same time. Hit the jump for more.
Based on the series by anime studio Doga Kobo and director Yoshiyuki Fujiwara (New Game!, GJ Club), Plastic Memories is heading to PS Vita in Japan on October 13. Players can look forward to an adventure game take on the anime's story, as well as the possibility of discovering new routes along the way. While we're still a few months out from the game's launch, 5pb. went ahead and shared the opening movie after the jump.
Koei Tecmo released a demo for Toukiden 2 in Japan, allowing players to take their save data over to the fully game when it hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on July 28. With the launch right around the corner, the action-packed, Oni-toppling opening movie is now online. Hit the jump to watch.
It was just a week ago that Nintendo announced plans to release the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the classic console with 30 built-in games. It's not coming out until November 11, but Nintendo is already tapping further into nostalgia with a throwback trailer that ticks a bunch of '80s boxes. More after the jump.
If Final Fantasy XV feels like it's lacking some arcade-style beat 'em up charm, Square Enix has you covered with A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV. This old school brawler is set "a fictitious 30 years before Final Fantasy XV," and promises an in-depth combat system complete with companion attacks and three diverse locations from FFXV's world. More after the jump.
Marvelous revealed a few new treats for Fate fans in the upcoming action game Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star, starting with the ability to play as Iskandar. The Rider class King of Conquerors is voiced by Akio Otsuka, and will be part of Attila's party. Hit the jump for more.
When World of Final Fantasy launches this October, you won't have to worry about a shortage of purchasing options. Square Enix announced a few different special edition versions, some of which are exclusive to the Square Enix Online Store, including the $119.99 North American Collector's Edition. Hit the jump for more.
It was just last week that we posted about Legendary Pictures' renewed interest in a live-action Pokémon film following the massive success of Pokémon Go. Well, they officially made a deal for the rights with The Pokémon Company, and the two companies announced that they're planning to launch the first live-action Pokémon film, which will be based on Detective Pikachu. More after the jump.
BABYMETAL has been having a hell of a year, both with their own original music and the metal legends they've teamed up with along with way. The latest is none other than Rob Halford of Judas Priest, who joined the trio at the Alternative Press Music Awards to cover Judas Priest classics "Painkiller" and "Breaking the Law." Hit the jump for the video.
There's a new Macross game on the way, this time taking on the latest in the long-running franchise, Macross Delta. The latest issue of Famitsu magazine revealed Bandai Namco's Macross Delta Scramble, a flyin' and shootin' action game that's coming to PS Vita in Japan on October 20. Hit the jump for more.