Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: 3DS

Meet the Samurai from Rising Star’s upcoming action-RPG Sadame

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Rising Star has released a new trailer highlighting the Samurai from their upcoming 3DS action-RPG Sadame. The Samurai is one of four characters tasked with taking down invading evil hordes. He takes on the role of the group’s tank, capable of absorbing large amounts of damage while also dealing heavy damage in one-on-one combat with a single sword or to groups by dual wielding. As with the other characters, the Samurai will have access to class-specific items and upgrades.

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Dragons!!!! in new trailer for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD

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A new trailer has gone live for Sega’s upcoming role-playing game 7th Dragon III Code: VFD. The latest video highlights the dragons that players will need to hunt down, which will require them going back in time through three different eras. Dragons come in a wide variety, and will require different strategies to defeat. Check out some dragon-slaying action—and a bit of the rocking soundtrack—below.

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Ryu, Akira, and more return in Project X Zone 2 launch trailer

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Bandai Namco has released the launch trailer for Project X Zone 2. The 3DS-exclusive tactical role-playing game features characters from numerous titles across properties from Bandai Namco, Capcom, and Sega. Characters from .hack//, Megaman X, Strider, Tekken, Tales of Vesperia, Virtua Fighter, and more all make an appearance, teaming up to once again save the world.

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Sega 3D Classics Collection gets pre-order, early run bonus

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Sega has announced a retro-themed pre-order bonus for Sega 3D Classics Collection. Early buyers will receive a nine-sticker decal sheet when they pick up the compilation. The set of silver-hued stickers will include a Master System logo and console, a Mega Drive logo, a Genesis logo and console, a 16-Bit logo, a GigaDrive logo, a Professor Asobin, and of course, a Sega logo.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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