The sequel to Capcom’s Okami, Okamiden will be coming to the DS next year. Gameplay will be similar to the PS2 version, players will draw out characters with the in-game brush, this time using the DS’s touch screen. Okamiden is currently set for a 2010 release in Japan, no word on a North American release… Continue reading Okami Sequel Coming To DS
Level 5 revealed there newest title today for the DS, Fantasy Life. Graphically it looks similiar to Mother 3, mostly because Brownie Brown, who worked with HAL on the game, are developing Fantasy Life. Interestingly, Nobuo Uematsu is doing the soundtrack, and he also did the soundtrack for Mother 3. Even more intriguing is the… Continue reading Level 5’s Fantasy Life
The DS will be getting a new Shin Megami Tensei game, entitled Strange Journey. The story seems to focus around a team sent to investigate the Sout Pole, which is covered in a “mysterious matter.” The main character oddly looks like someone out of Dead Space. Shin Megami Tensei Strange Journey is scheduled for an… Continue reading DS Getting New Shin Megami Tensei Game
I’ve always been curious what exactly goes on during a Dragon Quest launch in Japan. The game is kind of a big deal there. So big, in fact, that they only release them on Saturdays (instead of their normal Thursday launches), supposedly because everyone would skip school/work/etc. to play the game (I’m not sure if… Continue reading Dragon Quest IX’s Japanese Launch
I recently purchased a few Atlus games on the DS, one of which was Knights in the Nightmare. It came packed inside a cardboard box that held the actual plastic DS game case and a bonus CD. When I pulled out the plastic game case I noticed that the outside cover insert is completely damaged,… Continue reading Knights in the Nightmare – Crinkled Box Art
I don’t know exactly what’s happening in this video, but it looks intense.
Atlus just keeps rolling out the announcements, the latest being Knights in the Nightmare for the DS. Knights in the Nightmare is a SRPG from Sting Entertainment and is the fourth in the Dept. Heaven saga (Riviera: The Promised Land is the first, Yggdra Union: We’ll Never Fight Alone the second, the third is supposed… Continue reading Atlus Announces Knights in the Nightmare
Atlus is including a soundtrack with every copy of their upcoming DS dungeon crawler The Dark Spire, and you can preview some of the tracks here.
Atlus is bringing their RPG/SRPG hybrid Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor to North America this June. Seems pretty cool. Tokyo has been sealed by the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces due to a demon outbreak, and it will be seven days before the whole capital is wiped out. The protagonist, a 17 year-old high school student,… Continue reading Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Coming to North America
There’s Fire Emblem, Punch-Out!!, Mario and Luigi RPG 3, and Sin and Punishment 2. I guess it could be worse, really.