Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Atlus

The King of Fighters XIV demo hitting PSN tomorrow, new trailers up

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Good news for everyone whose fighting juices are flowing from Evo 2016, Atlus is set to release a demo tomorrow for The King of Fighters XIV. The trial will offer local versus play and a limited roster of seven characters, including Kyo Kusanagi, Mai Shiranui, Iori Yagami, Sylvie Paula Paula, King of Dinosaurs, Shun’ei, and Nelson. As a bonus, it will also come with a free dynamic PS4 theme. To tide players over until the demo goes live, Atlus has released two new videos, a story trailer as well as a character trailer for billionaire villain Antonov.

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Geese’s Team South Town debut in new trailer for King of Fighters XIV

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After a brief break showing off the newly launched digital pre-order bonuses, the team intros are back for King of Fighters XIV. The latest troupe to enter the ring is Team South Town. Comprised of infamous controller-breaker Geese Howard, Billy Kane, and newcomer Hein, the trio is a squad of baddies. Geese practices the Hakkyokuseiken style, when he’s not busy running a crime syndicate, while Billy utilizes a three-piece staff as he fights using Bojutsu and Hein has the ability to harness a powerful red energy. See them in action below.

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The King of Fighters XIV digital pre-order, bonuses, new trailer live

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The King of Fighters XIV is now available for digital pre-order on PSN. Players who get in early will receive a dynamic PS4 theme as well as two costumes, Nightmare Geese and Classic Kyo. In an explosion of marketing synergy, a new trailer has gone live for Nightmare Geese, which is available alongside a few shots of the theme. And of course, here’s a handy list to check out all the current team reveals: Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, Villains, Official Invitation, South America, and Mexico.

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Daydreamer: Awakened Edition now available on PSN for PS4

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Roland Studios’ side-scrolling shooter Daydreamer: Awakened Edition has launched for PS4. As mentioned last week, the Xbox One version has been cancelled. On the bright side, PS4 players can grab the game for 20% off on PSN as part of a week-long promo. As a daydreamer, players must battle through armies of strange aliens, mutants, and robots as they make their way to the Earth’s core. Check out the launch trailer below for a look at the weirdness in store.

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Daydreamer: Awakened Edition now PS4-only, launching July 12

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Atlus has sent word that Roland Studios’ Daydreamer: Awakened Edition will no longer be launching for Xbox One. No details were given regarding the cancellation. Additionally, the PS4 version of the surreal side-scrolling action title has been officially dated and will hit PSN on July 12. As a bonus, the game will be discounted 20% off as part of a launch-week promo.

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Team Mexico enters the ring in new The King of Fighters XIV trailer

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Now, it’s the time for the one thing King of Fighters XIV has been missing: a dinosaur man. Today’s introduction of Team Mexico sees this terrible wrong righted with former NESTS soldier Angel and Muay Thai practitioner Ramon being joined by the mysterious wrestler King of Dinosaurs. This strange squad can be seen duking it out below in a new trailer. And to catch up on the other teams, head over to the reveals for Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, Villains, Official Invitation, and South America.

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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse launching Sept. 20, new trailer up

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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse has been officially dated for September 20. To celebrate the announcement, Atlus has released a new trailer. The video focuses on the cast of characters that players will run across on their adventure, including the protagonist’s childhood friend and Hunter Association member Asahi, Eastern Kingdom samurai Navarre, and masked Ring of Gaea assassin Toki. And for those wanting to relive the original, two of the studio’s newer employees will be trying their hand at SMTIV today at 2:00 p.m. (CST) on the official Twitch channel.

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The King of Fighters XIV to be at EVO 2016 with demo, tourney

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Atlus and SNK are once again bringing King of Fighters to EVO. This year, EVO 2016 will host a booth and a small tournament for The King of Fighters XIV. They will be bringing the latest build for some hands-on time, including a free-to-enter tournament that will net winners $1,400 for first, $700 for second, and $350 for third place. A panel will also be held with artists and developers on hand to answer questions and sign autographs. The full schedule can be found below.

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Deep Silver to publish Persona 5, more Atlus, Sega titles in Europe

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Good news for our European readers out there—you are out there, right?—from Atlus and Sega. The studios have teamed up with Deep Silver to release several of their titles throughout Europe. The slate of games includes some heavy hitters, namely Persona 5 and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. Sega titles in the deal include 7th Dragon III Code: VFD. The deal is for both digital and physical releases. No dates were announced, though it was noted that 7th Dragon will be shipping after the North American release.

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The King of Fighters XIV is joined by Team South America

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Another week means another team reveal for The King of Fighters XIV, and this time it’s Team South America. The squad consists of self-trained ninja Bandeiras Hattori, rain forest environmentalist and Capoeira practitioner Zarina, and up-and-coming boxer Nelson. In addition to the team’s trailer, there are also a host of videos from the E3 2016 Exhibition. Five are posted below, and the rest can be found on Atlus’ playlist. The crew’s competition currently consists of Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, Villains, and Official Invitation.

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