Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Atlus

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

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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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

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

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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PlayStation 4 News

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

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

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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PlayStation 4 News

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

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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3DS, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

The King of Fighters XIV is joined by Team South America

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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PlayStation 4 News

A team of newcomers arrives to compete in The King of Fighter XIV

The King of Fighter XIV’s newest members are getting their debut trailer today as Team Official Invitation. Each was personally invited by the host of the tournament, the billionaire Antonov. Sylvie is a slightly unhinged ex-member of NEST, modified to utilize electrical attacks during fights. Kukri is a mysterious hooded fighter who is capable of wielding sand. Rounding out the trio is Mian, a practitioner of face-changing who is capable “of graceful and vigorous dance moves.” To check out their competition, check out the trailers for Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, Kim, and Villains.

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PlayStation 4 News

Atlus localizing PS Vita RPG Caligula, launching next spring

Atlus has announced that they will be localizing FuRyu and Aquria’s role-playing game Caligula. The game will be a digital-only release for PS Vita and is scheduled to launch next spring. Not much else is known about the North America release, aside from a note that the game will retain the original Japanese audio. That said, an attack on the English Channel or a horse becoming a consul doesn’t seem likely. Maybe next time. On a positive note, some screenshots from the Japanese version were sent along to liven the news.

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PlayStation Vita News

The King of Fighter XIV goes rogue with Team Villians

The good guys have had their run, what with Team Fatal Fury, Art of Fighting, and Kim, but now it’s time for some less-savory fighters. Today, Atlus revealed The King of Fighter XIV’s Team Villians. Chan, Choi, and Xanadu bring their giant claws, chains, and fists to the packed brawler. Check out the crew below.

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PlayStation 4 News

Team Kim comes in kicking in new King of Fighters XIV trailer

The King of Fighters XIV’s Team Art of Fighting is passing the spotlight onto this week’s roster reveal, Team Kim. Mr. Legs himself Kim Kaphwan is being joined by Gang-Il and Luong. The trio of Tae Kwon Do practitioners has a strong bond, with Gang-II being Kim’s master and Luong being the former’s face-bashing significant other. See the team in action below in the latest gameplay trailer.

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PlayStation 4 News