Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Brawler

Cross-Play coming to Atlus beat ‘em up Dragon’s Crown

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Atlus has announced that a new Cross-Play-enabling update for Dragon’s Crown will be launching in North America as well as Japan. Vanillaware’s beat ‘em up was released on both PS3 and PS Vita, but until now, gamers haven’t had a way to venture forth into the wilds with one another. That will all change soon, but just how soon is unknown as a release date for the patch wasn’t revealed. To celebrate the news, Atlus is knocking off $10 from either version for this week only.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

(PlayStation 3 Review) Dragon’s Crown

(PlayStation 3 Review) Dragon’s Crown

“… another feather in Vanillaware’s crowded cap.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

(PS Vita Review) Dragon’s Crown

(PS Vita Review) Dragon’s Crown

” … another feather in Vanillaware’s crowded cap.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Dragon’s Crown gets new launch promo, free Voice Pack DLC

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Atlus has announced that Vanillaware’s upcoming beat ‘em up Dragon’s Crown will come with free launch DLC. The pack will replace the original narrator with one of the six characters—Amazon, Dwarf, Elf, Fighter, Sorceress, or Wizard—depending on the player’s preference. The pack is free only for the first month, after which it will cost $1.99 to download.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Dragon’s Crown final box, art book covers revealed

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Atlus has revealed the official box art for Vanillaware’s upcoming four-player hack-and-slash brawler, Dragon’s Crown. To sweeten the pot, Atlus also released the cover to the pre-order 64-page art book. Despite the PS3 and PS Vita versions sharing the same cover, it was noted that the game will not support cross-buy.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

(PC Review) Zeno Clash II

(PC Review) Zeno Clash II

“… a diamond in the rough …”

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PC Reviews

Dragon’s Crown to launch this summer for PS3, PS Vita

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Atlus has announced that Vanillaware’s upcoming hack-and-slash title Dragon’s Crown will be hitting store shelves for the PS3 and PS Vita this summer. The one- to four-player brawler has players choose one of six heroes from different classes to take into the dungeons of Hydeland in order to destroy monsters and loot as much booty as they can carry. Multiplayer will be supported via drop-in play on PS3 and adhoc on PS Vita, but unfortunately, cross-platform play is not in the cards.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Clan of Champions launches for PC, now on Steam

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NIS America is stepping out of their comfort zone today with the release of a new multiplayer-centric action game for PC, Clan of Champions. Developed by Acquire, creators of the Tenchu and Way of the Samurai series, Clan of Champions pits spell- and weapon-wielding players, solo or with friends, against an array of enemies in a tournament of arena battles. Online play is supported for up to three players in co-op and six in three-versus-three battle mode.

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PC News

Clan of Champions to bring multiplayer action to PC, PS3

Clan of Champions (PC, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS America’s upcoming multiplayer-centric three-fighter brawler Clan of Champions will be hitting Steam later this year. Although previously announced for the 360, the Acquire Corp.-developed title will instead be a PC- and PS3-only release, with the PS3 version slated to come out later this summer.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News

E3 2012 – Atlus: Zeno Clash 2, Sherlock Holmes, Code of Princess

Zeno Clash 2 (360, PC, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that they have acquired the North American publishing rights to Zeno Clash II and The Testament of Sherlock Holmes. They also revealed additional details about their upcoming 3DS side-scrolling beat ‘em up, with a slight RPG twist, Code of Princess.

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3DS, Convention, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News