Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Dungeon Crawler

NIS bringing Demon Gaze to North America in 2014

Demon Gaze (PS Vita) NA Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS will be bringing some dungeon-crawling action to the PS Vita next year with Demon Gaze. The Experience, Inc.-developed title will feature the journey of Oz, a young adventurer who awakes to find himself in the cursed, labyrinth-filled land of Misred. Setting out in this strange new land, Oz must track down artifacts, recruit allies, and uncover (sweet) loot in an RPG sporting five different races, eight classes, and subclass support.

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PlayStation Vita News

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl announced for 3DS

Etrian Odyssey Untold Millenium Girl (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus is revisiting their past this fall with Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl. The follow-up to the fantastic Etrian Odyssey IV is a remake of the first Etrian Odyssey, and will feature two modes that will offer both new and traditional play styles. An expanded story mode will delve deeper into the origins of the Yggdrasil Tree, with greater character interaction and cutscenes, while a classic mode will feature the mechanic improvements but retain the series’ traditional style. Both versions will feature the same updated mechanics (3D graphics, StreetPass support, etc.) introduced in EOIV.

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3DS

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers

“… remains an enjoyable and charming adventure …”

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3DS Reviews

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers in stores, online

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner Soul Hackers (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Beware, there be demons about! Atlus has launched Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers in stores and on the eShop for 3DS. Originally an import-only release for the Sega Saturn, this lost entry in the Shin Megami Tensei series has been brought back from 1997 so that players can travel to the near-future and experience the virtual world of Paradigm X and demon-infested city of Amami. The 3DS version retains the original’s graphics but has a revamped touch interface that allows for easy access to new hacks.

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3DS

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan

“… those who heed the call will find an immensely satisfying journey.”

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3DS Reviews

SMT: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers box set, cover revealed

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers (3DS) Box Set Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has revealed the cover and contents of the box set that comes with all pre-order and launch copies of their upcoming 3DS role-playing game Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers. In addition to the the game, the set includes a soundtrack CD with six fan-favorite selections and a slip cover to house the contents.

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3DS

(PlayStation 3 Review) Legasista

(PlayStation 3 Review) Legasista

“…should offer dungeon-crawlers hours of entertainment.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

Legasista brings the deadly Ivy Tower (of doooom) to PSN

Legasista (PS3) NA July Screenshots - Screenshot 6

A new dungeon-crawler has hit PSN today, courtesy of NIS America. The System Prism-developed Legasista tasks players with tackling the Ivy Tower and its harrowing dungeons with a three-character party of quirky adventurers. But there are more chances to get some sweet loot, as protagonist Alto and company can also run through random dungeons to kit themselves, and even custom-created characters modeled after imported images off the PS3, in swankier gear.

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PlayStation 3 News

ClaDun x2 ventures to PC, ends up in the mysterious land of Steam

ClaDun x2 (PC, PSP) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

If you’ve been itching to crawl a few dungeons but don’t have a PSP, you’re in luck: ClaDun x2 is now available on Steam. NIS America’s quirky dungeon-crawler features randomly generated maps and an emphasis on customization, with players able to tweak their character’s appearance, weapons, and background music. A demo is also available, for those curious about the kinds of dangers Arcanus Cella has in store.

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PC News

First screens from English version of Legasista emerge from NIS HQ

Legasista (PS3) NA July Screenshots - Screenshot 1

Some more shots from NIS today, and these are from the English version of their upcoming PS3 dungeon-crawler Legasista. The PlayStation Network exclusive will allow players to create and customize a three-character party, tweaking everything from appearance to gear, personality, and job classes, to take through the randomly generated dungeons that comprise the Ivy Tower. Characters can even be created from imported images that have been saved on the system.

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PlayStation 3 News