Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: 3DS

RPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD coming stateside this summer for 3DS

7th Dragon III Code VFD (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega’s localization campaign continues with the announcement that 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is bound for North America. The self-contained entry will offer its dungeon-crawling adventure to would-be heroes digitally and physically. Set in the near-future, humanity is being ravaged by invading dragons. As the hero, players link up with gaming company Nodens Enterprises to hunt down the beasts. In their quest, Nodens will send the player’s party to three different time periods: ancient Atlantis, future Eden, and contemporary Tokyo. The squad will be fully customizable with eight classes, including God Hand, Rune Knight, and Samurai, 40 voice options, and 96 outfit pieces. The team will also be able to improve Nodens’ HQ to access more services.

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Final Fantasy Explorers now available for 3DS

Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Final Fantasy’s latest handheld adventure, Final Fantasy Explorers, hits stores and digital outlets today for 3DS. The action-heavy role-playing game features over 200 quests that can be tackled solo or online with up to three other players. As players seek the Grand Crystal in the midst of an energy crisis, they will have to face 12 eidolons, but to do so, they can access 20-plus customizable jobs and transform into such series legends as Cloud, Squall, and Tifa.

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Sega 3D Classics Collection coming stateside this April for 3DS

Sega 3D Classics Collection (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Sega will be bringing the 3DS compilation Sega 3D Classics Collection to North America. Scheduled to launch digitally and physically on April 26, the bundle will include nine games ported over to the system by the current retro-updating standard-bearers M2. The games will include titles from both the Genesis and Master System: Power Drift, Puyo Puyo 2, Maze Walker, Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa, Fantasy Zone II W, Sonic The Hedgehog, Thunder Blade, Galaxy Force II, and Altered Beast. Five of the titles are already available through eShop but four are new to the system. Details for each are available below.

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Radiohammer now on eShop for 3DS saving the world with funky jams

Radiohammer (3DS, Android, iOS) 3DS Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys Games has released Arc System Works and Vinyl Lab’s rhythmic action title Radiohammer. Now on eShop for 3DS, Radiohammer puts players in the headphones of three DJs who have set out to save the world with music. Over 50 tracks are used to defeat zombies, streakers, and a variety of other odd enemies. In addition to Story Mode, the game also includes Otherworld Mode, Track Play, Random Play, and Juke Box.

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Stella Glow now available in stores, online for 3DS

Stella Glow (3DS) Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 5

Atlus has released Imageepoch’s tactical role-playing title Stella Glow. As Alto, a small-town boy turned adventurer, players will join the 9th Regiment of Regnant Knights in their attempt to prevent Hilda, the Witch of Destruction, from eradicating humanity. Alongside her Harbingers, she is attempting to save the planet by removing mankind from it. Not cool. Alto and the Regiment must track down and convince four other witches to help them stop Hilda before it’s too late. Players will be able to form bonds with their allies, explore during ‘free time’, and ‘tune’ the Witches’ hearts to make them stronger in a campaign estimated to last 40 to 60 hours.

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Rodea the Sky Soldier launches for 3DS and Wii U

Rodea (3DS, Wii, Wii U) Launch Announcement Screens - Screenshot 1

Kadokawa Games’ aerial action title Rodea the Sky Soldier has hit store shelves for 3DS and Wii U. Developed by Sonic and Nights creator Yuji Naka, Rodea tasks players with saving the sky kingdom of Garuda from the renascent forces of the Naga Empire. Also, as a reminder, publisher NIS has included the Wii version in first-run copies of the Wii U version.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

Stella Glow trailer reveals Hilda, digital owners to get exclusive theme

Stella Glow (3DS) Hilda Trailer and Theme Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced a new digital bonus and released a new trailer for Stella Glow. The latest footage of the Imageepoch-developed tactical role-playing game shines the spotlight on the game’s protagonist, Hilda, the Witch of Destruction. She has a tough job, leading her Harbingers on a war to crush humanity, but bless her (wicked) heart, she gets up every day and does it to the best of her ability. Also, for players who purchase the digital version, Atlus is throwing in an exclusive 3DS theme that features a scrolling collage of all five Witches as well as Bubu, Popo’s pal.

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Zero Escape 3 officially titled Zero Time Dilemma

Zero Time Dilemma (3DS, PS Vita) Name and Date Announcement - Art 1 (Header)

Aksys Games has revealed that the sequel to Spike Chunsoft’s Zero Escape 3 has been officially titled Zero Time Dilemma. As with Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors and Virtue’s Last Reward, players will once again need to navigate a series of puzzles and difficult moral decisions in order to survive a gruesome death and uncover the truth behind their confinement. Series creator Kotaro Uchikoshi is once again heading up development.

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3DS, PlayStation Vita News

Get a look at the bosses that await in Rodea the Sky Soldier

Rodea (Wii, Wii U) Character Screens - Screenshot 4

NIS has released a new trailer for Rodea the Sky Soldier. The trailer highlights the (massive) bosses that players will face in their quest to defend the sky kingdom of Garuda from the invading forces of the Naga Empire.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

Stella Glow’s Harbingers revealed in new trailer, screenshots

Stella Glow (3DS)Witch Tuning Harbinger Trailer Announcement - Screenshot 1

Stella Glow’s Harbingers are getting their time in the spotlight in a new trailer and batch of screenshots. The henchmen to Hilda, Witch of Destruction, will need to be defeated before the player can complete their quest. The squad consists of master spearman Dante, second to Hilda, along with chainsaw-wielding lunatic Dorothy and brute Hrodulf. Check below to get a better look at what Alto and the Regnant Knights’ 9th Regiment will be up against.

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