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Katanas flash with Etrian Odyssey V’s Therian Masurao

Atlus is introducing another class to Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth, Therian Masurao. The frontline fighter is capable of slashing rows of foes with their katana. They also have a new Challenger skill that lures in rare enemies that can drop prized items as well as reward more experience. After leveling enough, they’ll be able to surpass wielding a single sword to four at a time.

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3DS

Adol trailer, DLC and theme bonuses announced for Ys VIII

Falcom’s Ys series is returning next month, and today, NIS has revealed that they will be releasing downloadable supplies for famed adventurer Adol Christin. Announced alongside a trailer, available below, the three packs will be released for all versions and add the original armor from Ys (Silver Armor), informal gear (Adventurer Clothes), and accessories along with iron ore (Survival Kit). The drops will be free for the first week after launch. Tacked onto the release was word that PS4 pre-orders will receive a system theme alongside seven character avatars as well as a five-song digital soundtrack.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

The Fencer joins Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth

Crawling through dungeons is dangerous business, and sometimes brute force isn’t enough. Enter Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth’s Fencer, a character who answers the call to arms with a little more finesse than the average adventurer. Check them out in action below.

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3DS

Yggdrasil calls forth the Warlock to Etrian Odyssey V

Atlus is introducing players to the Celestrian’s Warlock class from their upcoming dungeon-crawler Etrian Odyssey V. The magician is able to tap into ancient powers that allow them to create fireballs, summon hailstorms, and bestow buffs. They hone their abilities as they level up, gradually focusing their powers on one of the elements: earth, fire, ice, lightning, or wind. Atlus will also be continuing their celebratory streaming series in honor of Etrian’s 10-year anniversary and upcoming release this Friday, at 4:00 p.m. (CST), on the studio’s Twitch channel.

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3DS

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception PS4, PS Vita themes released

Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth’s September release is right around the corner, so to get players properly pumped, Atlus has released several PS4 and PS Vita themes for the series. PSN now hosts four, two for each system, based on the game’s predecessor, Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception. Available for $2.99 each, they feature original cast (and spoiler-free) members, Haku, Kuon, priestesses Uruuru and Saraana, and Nekone.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony cast-reveal series begins

It’s time to learn about the characters set to star in Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. The first cast reveal, Ultimate Roll Call #1, has been released by NIS. The video spotlights Ultimate Tennis Pro Ryoma Hoshi, Ultimate Astronaut Kaito Momota, Ultimate Magician Himiko Yumeno, Ultimate Artist Angie Yonaga, and Monodam. Three more Ultimate- and Monokub-filled videos are left.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age coming stateside

Square Enix has revealed that they will be bringing Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age to North America next year. The game is said to “offer a world of adventure, exploration and instances of heroism” that is “brought to life by the character art of famed manga artist Akira Toriyama and the memorable music of composer Koichi Sugiyama.” A video featuring series creator Yuji Horii, posted below, offers a plushie-slime-filled announcement.

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3DS, Nintendo Switch News, PlayStation 4 News

Etrian Odyssey V first-run goodies revealed, Dragoon trailer released

As the slow march continues to more map-making and dungeon-crawling, Atlus has released info about the first-run extras that are to be included with Etrian Odyssey V. The launch edition will bundle together the game, a 24-page art book with character pieces and concept sketches, a six-track CD, and a protective outer box. But it’s not just all bonuses, as a new trailer also highlights the Dragoon, an armor-clad juggernaut that protects the three other classes. The Atlus crew is also set to celebrate Etrian’s 10-year anniversary with a new streaming event, set to begin at 5:00 p.m. (CST) on July 28, with Will and EJ playing several of the entries.

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3DS

Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire, Flames of Rebellion out now

YummyYummyTummy’s debut PlayStation title, Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire, has gone live for PS4, while its sister title, Flames of Rebellion, has also launched for PS Vita. The two platforms host different games that share one storyline, with PS4 owners siding with Princess Cecille’s loyalists and PS Vita players throwing in their lot with General Legatus Laendur’s rebels. Both titles can be purchased separately for $19.99 each. Each allows players to control up to four characters simultaneously, utilizing counters and combos during combat, while directing the evolution of their empire by making decisions that alter the storyline.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Windjammers to get jamming on PS4, PS Vita this August

The future truly is now with word that DotEmu will be releasing the super futuristic quasi-sport Windjammers on August 29. The explosive-disc-throwing game of legend will be making its way to PS4 and PS Vita with six characters, local and online multiplayer, and a Ranked Mode with ladder support. DotEmu wants gamers jamming in style, though, so they have teamed up with Fangamer and Wham-O for official merchandise, including T-shirts, caps, pins, and frisbees. I never thought I would see the day when I could buy an official Windjammers frisbee. We live in amazing times, friends.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News