Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: NIS America

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls gets trailer, shots

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A new gameplay trailer and nearly 20 screenshots have been released from Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls. The action spin-off from the popular visual novel series is set to come out later this summer, and the latest media shows off the murderous Warriors of Hope. The diminutive cult is ridding Towa City of adults in order to make it a paradise for kids, forcing the trapped Komaru Naegi and Toko Fukawa to fight their way out of the chaos.

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PlayStation Vita News

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star launches for PS Vita

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Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star, a remake of last year’s Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star for PS3, is now available for PS Vita. This updated version adds new purification partners, new locked and unlockable costumes for Delta, Earthes, Casty, and Ion, pre-loaded downloadable content, a full tutorial, and balance tweaks/fixes. There’s also a limited edition that comes packed with a copy of the game, a surge concerto pin badge, a sticker sheet, a microfiber cloth, and an 18”x24” poster, all bundled in a collector’s box.

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DLC, PlayStation Vita News

Rodea the Sky Soldier intro, gameplay trailer released

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NIS has released a new trailer for Kadokawa Games’ high-flying action title Rodea the Sky Soldier. The new video introduces Ion and shows the beginning of Rodea’s adventure, with around a minute of gameplay. Given Yuji Naka’s role in the game’s development, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it looks like a colorful cross between Nights and Sonic.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance launching Oct. 6, screens released

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Word has been sent from NIS HQ that Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance will be available on October 6. A Launch Day Edition will hit store shelves for pre-orders and first-run buyers. The set will include a 32-page art book, collector’s box, original soundtrack, and reversible cover. Over a dozen new translated screenshots were also released, give them a look below.

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PlayStation 4 News

Rodea the Sky Soldier gets bumped back to October 13, an LE for 3DS

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NIS has announced that Rodea the Sky Soldier has been delayed from September 22 to October 13. It’s not all bad news, though. The studio also revealed a North American-exclusive Limited Edition version for 3DS, which will include a collector’s box and a soundtrack. A Limited Edition was already announced for the Wii U version. Both can be pre-ordered at NIS America’s online store for $54.99 and $74.99, respectively.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy now in stores, online for PS Vita

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Experience Inc.’s latest dungeon crawler, Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, is now available for PS Vita. Published by NIS, the Demon Gaze co-developer’s newest title pits players against genetically engineered monsters known as Variants. The beasts are overrunning a near-future Tokyo, and as part of the Xth Squad, players must help to save the city as well as investigate the appearance of portals that lead to a realm known as the Abyss.

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PlayStation Vita News

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls launching Sept. 1

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NIS has announced that Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls will be hitting store shelves and PSN on September 1. Coinciding with the news is the first batch of localized screenshots, as well as a new trailer. Ultra Despair Girls takes a turn away from the visual-novel style of the first two games and is instead an action title that follows Komaru Naegi and Toko Fukawa. The two must escape Towa, a city overrun by despair … and hundreds of Monokumas.

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PlayStation Vita News

New Rodea the Sky Soldier screenshots, character art released

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NIS has released a new batch of screenshots from the Yuji Naka-helmed action title Rodea the Sky Soldier. In addition, a set of character art was also released that showcases the main cast: the spunky mechanic Ion, fugitive Princess Cecilia, humanoid hero robot Rodea, and nefarious Emperor Geardo.

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3DS, Wii U

Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star limited edition arriving July 2

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NIS has revealed that they will be releasing a limited edition of Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star on July 2. The PS Vita exclusive is a remake of Ar nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star that comes with new purification partners, new costumes for Delta, Earthes, Casty, and Ion (unlocked and others unlockable), downloadable content pre-loaded, a full tutorial, and balance tweaks as well as fixes. The limited edition comes packed with a copy of the game, a surge concerto pin badge, a sticker sheet, a microfiber cloth, an 18”x24” poster, and a collector’s box.

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PlayStation Vita News

Rodea the Sky Soldier release date, Wii and Wii U bundle detailed

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NIS has revealed that the upcoming Yuji Naka- and Zin Hasegawa-developed action title Rodea the Sky Soldier will be hitting store shelves on September 22. In addition to the 3DS and Wii U versions, all of the first-print copies of the Wii U version will also come packed with the Wii version of the game in North America and Europe. For those who haven’t upgraded to the Wii U, the early prints will be the only way to snag a copy of the Wii version.

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3DS, Wii News, Wii U