Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Nintendo eShop

Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward announced for 3DS, PS Vita

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Over the weekend, Aksys announced that they will be bringing over the follow-up to Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma, to 3DS and PS Vita next summer. As with its predecessors, including series originator 999, players must make their way through a trap-filled labyrinth by solving puzzles alongside other prisoners. The visual novel-theme will return along with multiple endings, voiced cinematics, and dual voice-over support.

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3DS, PlayStation Vita News

Mega Man Legacy Collection to hit 3DS, PC, PS4, Xbox One this year

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The blue bomber will be returning in a new six-title compilation this fall in Mega Man Legacy Collection. Scheduled to launch initially for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and later for 3DS, the set will include the first six Mega Man games, plus a Museum of concept and character art and a new Challenge Mode. The latter will consist of a set of increasingly difficult trials that utilize portions from all six games, such as going through an area from each game on a single life, which is said to provide a challenge for veterans and serve as a learning tool for new players. The mode will also upload replays of the best runs for everyone to check out. Digital Eclipse is handling the project.

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3DS, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Swords & Soldiers II grabs its banners, marches onto eShop for Wii U

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Ronimo has returned with a new 2D side-scrolling strategy game for Wii U, Swords & Soldiers II. As Viking Chieftain Redbeard, players will embark on a 15-mission campaign alongside Kebab salesman Al’Yucaneet to the Netherworld in order to conquer the residing demonic hordes. Three factions in total are playable: Demons, Persians, and Vikings. In addition to the story is a local multiplayer mode, score-based challenges, and skirmishes. Off-TV play is also supported with the GamePad.

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Wii U

Titans at the wall! Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains now on eShop

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The Survey Corps is calling up Eren and crew today with the release of Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains for 3DS. Following the storyline from the anime and manga, players will be able to take turns tackling a variety of missions as characters from the story or as a created scout in a Special Ops squad with up to three other players. The North American version includes two extra mission sets for Levi and Sasha Braus, previously downloadable content in Japan, and a free exclusive 3DS theme. Check out the launch trailer below.

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(Nintendo 3DS Review) Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains

“For diehard fans only.”

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3DS Reviews

SMT: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker 3DS theme now on eShop

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Atlus has released a new 3DS theme based on Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker. With the game’s launch closing in, the studio has dropped a $.99 theme on eShop that features portraits of the main characters, wallpaper, folder art, and a song composed by Shoji Meguro. A quick tour of the included material is available below.

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3DS

Opa-Opa returns! 3D Fantasy Zone II W blasts its way onto eShop

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As mentioned earlier this week, Sega has expanded their 3D Classics Series 2 today with 3D Fantasy Zone II W. The remastered version of the 1987 shooter gives Opa-Opa and company a bump up from 8-bit to 16-bit-style graphics as well as adds stereoscopic 3D effects. New features were also added, including a Stage Select option to save and resume games in progress, the ability to adjust the difficulty, and the new Endless Game Mode, a condensed version of the game set in Link Loop Land.

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New Attack on Titan trailer gives gameplay overview

A new Attack on Titan gameplay overview trailer has gone live. The brief bit of footage gives a quick glimpse at a variety of mechanics and modes, including the different moves possible using the omni-directional mobility gear, multiplayer, human and titan abilities, and character customization options.

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Sega expands 3D Classics Series 2 with Gunstar Heroes, more

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Starting this July, Sega will be adding three more titles to their 3D Classics Series. The first up will be 3D Streets of Rage 2, followed by 3D Gunstar Heroes in August and 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in September. Two more from the original batch are still to come, with 3D Fantasy Zone II launching tomorrow and 3D Thunder Blade next month. As with the first series, each game runs $5.99 and features remastered graphics with support for 3D, new modes, and new features.

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Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron coming to Zen’s pinball lines

Avengers Age of Ultron (Android, iOS, PC, PS3, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Zen Studios is continuing their line of Marvel-themed tables with the upcoming Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. The table will be available across Zen’s titles on PC, console, and mobile platforms (Zen Pinball 2, Pinball FX2, and Marvel Pinball) on April 21. The table will have modes for each member of the team, including Captain America and Thor, with a battle between Iron Man and Ultron and a first-person shooting mini-game for Hawkeye.

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