Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Movies

Gallian calls! Valkyria Chronicles Remastered, themes out for PS4

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered (PS4) - Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1 (Art 1)

Squad 7 has been called up with the release of Valkyria Chronicles Remastered. The Second Europan War has kicked off with the Empire’s surprise attack on the Alliance and breach of Gallia’s borders, and now players are being summoned to save their homeland. The new version of the action-heavy tactical strategy title features support for 1080p at 60fps, updated visuals, dual language options, and all previously released downloadable content. Four different system themes have also hit PSN for $1.99 each.

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PlayStation 4 News

Phantom Brave PC heading to Steam this July for Windows PC

Phantom Brave (PC, PS2, PSP, Wii) PC Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS will be porting their 2004 PS2 tactical role-playing game Phantom Brave to PC. Scheduled to launch this July on Steam, the PC version is based off the later Wii release, We Meet Again, which includes the extra content that was added for the PSP version, The Hermuda Triangle. Basically, it’s the definitive version. Gameplay revolves around a turn-based battle system that features over 400 skills and spells, as well as the ability to bind phantom souls to objects for use in combat.

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PC News

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius coming stateside for Android, iOS devices

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius (Android, iOS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Square Enix is porting over their mobile Final Fantasy title Brave Exvius to North America. The Android, iOS title has currently logged over six million players overseas, and this summer, the free role-playing game (supported by in-app purchases) will make its way stateside. Players will follow two knights from Grandshelt Kingdom who are on the hunt for a prized crystal as they happen upon a mysterious young woman. The trio will explore dungeons, loot items, and battle enemies via a turn-based battle system, as well as run across some familiar faces, including as Cecil and Terra.

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Android, Apple Handheld

Team Japan takes the stage in new King of Fighters XIV trailer

The King of Fighters XIV (PS4) Team Japan Announcement - Header

Benimaru, Daimon, and Kyo step into the ring in the latest video for The King of Fighters XIV. The trio makes up Team Japan, and the latest footage not only gives players a chance to see their latest 3D models but also their array of moves, including tech throw combos as well as fire- and lightning-based attacks.

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PlayStation 4 News

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven – Chapter 4 media released

Jojos Bizarre Adventure Eyes Of Heaven (PS4) Chapter 4 Screens and Trailer - Screenshot 1

A truckload of new screenshots and a new trailer has been released from the fourth chapter of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven, Diamond is Unbreakable Action. There are over 30 screenshots to check out with Josuke, Koichi, Otoishi, Rohan, and Kosaku Kawajiri, among others, making an appearance. Okay enough talking, on with the goods.

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PlayStation 4 News

Velvet sets out to stop the apocalypse in Odin Sphere Leifthrasir

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) Velvet Announcement - Screenshot 1

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir’s character reveals end today with a new trailer and some screenshots for the chain-wielding forest witch Velvet. She is connected with royalty umpteen different ways as the granddaughter of King Valentine, princess of the now-destroyed Valentine Kingdom, older half-sister of Gwendolyn, and twin sister of the Demon Lord Odin’s daughter Ingway. Okay, four or so different ways. Velvet is on a mission to stop the end of the world, but after escaping the destruction of Valentine, finds herself caught in the middle of a war between the kingdoms of Erion. She is an agile fighter and armed with the Graveryl, a red Psypher chain, with which she can fling enemies backwards and shoot out flames. Check her out below.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

The Banner Saga 2 launching for PS4, Xbox One on July 26

The Banner Saga 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Console Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Stoic has announced that Versus Evil’s role-playing strategy title slash Viking epic The Banner Saga 2 will be making its way onto consoles on July 26. For those returning to the trail, you will be able to continue the journey taking into account the choices made in the original. However, new players do not need experience with the series. A (spoiler-heavy) trailer highlighting some of the first game’s tougher choices has been posted to kick off the release of the sequel.

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PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Halo 5: Guardians – Memories of Reach, new REQ packs out now

Halo 5 Guardians (Xbox One) Memories of Reach Announcement - Screenshot 1

343 Industries has released the final free content update for Halo 5: Guardians, Memories of Reach. The update adds the Arena map Stasis, Noble Team-inspired armor sets, new weapons (Brute Plasma Rifle, Jorge’s Chaingun), and the Infection game mode. As with the previous updates, there are also a number of extra assassinations, emblems, and weapon skins. Several fixes and tweaks are also included, such as the ability to modify matchmaking search preferences and an updated Post Game Carnage Report with medals and more stats. As a bonus, anyone who launches the game after Memories of Reach goes live will receive Memories of Reach Update Pack, a set that comes bundled with single-use REQs.

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DLC, Xbox One News

After Mars, Doom to head to Indianapolis for Grand Prix, 500

Doom (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Indy Car Announcement - Header

In a bit of news that I don’t think many saw coming, ZeniMax will be dabbling in racing with the debut of the Doom car at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 14. SMP Racing driver Mikhail Aleshin will be behind the wheel of the No. 7 car, and he will again take it out in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29. The livery was revealed this morning, and a trailer mixing shots of the car with gameplay can be viewed below. For those wanting to check out all of the action, Aleshin will be on the track at 11 in the morning for the first practice.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice announced for 3DS

Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney -Spirit of Justice (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Phoenix Wright will be returning to the 3DS this summer for a new trial in Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice. Wright will be joined by Apollo Justice and friends old and new, including Rayfa, the Royal Priestess of the Kingdom of Khura’in. While Apollo holds the fort down at the agency, Wright tackles a trial in Khura’in, a land whose court system relies on séances rather than lawyers. He’ll have plenty to do, from investigating witnesses, checking the crime scenes for evidence via the touch screen, and taking advantage of Divination Séances himself to see the deceased’s last moments.

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3DS