November 18th, that’s the day Pokémon fans the world over will finally get their hands on the latest in the long running monster battler series, Pokémon Sun And Moon. Alongside the game’s release date a trailer showing off the Hawaii inspired setting and the three starter Pokémon; Rowlet, Litten and Popplio has also surfaced however at just two minutes long the trailer really does only give us a glimpse at what Pokémon Sun And Moon have in store for us.
When news broke that Platinum Games would be turning their hand to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles universe fans of both the studio and franchise alike began to imagine what such a pairing would produce. Fans need not imagine any longer though as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan is but a little over a week from release and so publisher Activision have decided to issue trailers focused on all four turtles; Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan will be released on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC this May 24th.
Tomio Kanazawa, the producer of cult hit Deadly Premonition has revealed he is hard at work on a brand new visual novel project dubbed 7’scarlet for PlayStation Vita. Not a hell of a lot more than that is currently known about the title but a very pretty trailer is available for your viewing pleasure. 7’scarlet will be out in Japan this July 21st, meanwhile the rest of the world is still awaiting a release date.
The wait is slowly approaching its end, Atlus have confirmed that the fifth instalment of the popular Persona series will see it’s long overdue release this September 15th in Japan on both the Playstation 3 and 4. Unfortunately the Setagaya based company are remaining tight lipped on when the next Persona will make its way West however we did get a new trailer.
Suda 51’s famed point-and-click adventure The Silver Case is to be remastered and re-released on PC later this year. Setting the player the task of finding a copycat killer, Silver Case PC will not only be powered by a brand new graphics engine but the game will also feature altered puzzles to the original Playstation title and the option to shuffle text boxes and image windows as you please. The game’s price and release date have yet to be confirmed.
It has been a few years now since Let It Die, the latest game from Grasshopper Manufacture and Goichi Suda was unveiled to the world and yet in that time we’ve learnt very little of exactly what, Let It Die actually is. Sadly that hasn’t really changed however what has is the emergence of a brand new trailer for the game, which actually shows Let It Die in action and you can see it for yourself right here. The clearly off the wall hack and slash will be available as a free to play title, exclusively on the PS4 later this year.
In less than a year Nintendo’s seventh home console, code named the NX, will launch worldwide. The news broke yesterday, entirely out of the blue at Nintendo’s annual financial briefing held in Japan where the Mario factory also revealed that, while the console itself won’t appear at this year’s E3, the next highly anticipated instalment of The Legend of Zelda series will launch on both the Wii U and the NX next year. Away from Nintendo’s next console the Big N also confirmed that their next mobile apps will centre around the Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing series.
For a number of years now Atlus’ European wing and NIS America have worked hand in glove to bring a number of high profiled titles including the Etrian Odyssey series to Europe, however as of now that once strong relationship is well and truly over.
Speaking to MVC NIS America’s managing director Takuro Yamashita revealed that since Sega’s acquisition of the Persona creator, Atlus had “Became very picky about selecting their European publishing partner.” Mr. Yamashita went on to express his belief that Atlus was now “cherry picking” the titles guaranteed to sell and unwilling to take risks and so NIS America would no longer be partnering with the group. NIS America could now look for a new publishing partner or choose to publish their games themselves.
Atlus have announced that the second main series Shin Megami Tensei game to appear on the 3DS, dubbed Apocalypse, is to be released across North America this summer. The game which takes place during the events of Shin Megami Tensei IV will see players taking control of a demon hunter brought back from death in exchange for his pledge of servitude to a lesser God.
The latest Dragon Ball themed brawler for the 3DS has just received a brand new trailer which you’ll find right here. Alongside the trailer publishers Bandai Namco also revealed, as the game’s title Fusions suggests, pairing famous facing from across the Dragon Ball universe will be a key feature as will character creation with up to five races, Human, Saiyan, Alien, Spirit Worldian and Namekian.
Dragon Ball Fusions is to be released in Japan later this year exclusively on the 3DS.