Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: NIS America

NIS announces two new titles, updated release dates for two others

NIS has sent word that have announced two new games as well as updated the release dates for two others. First up is the dungeon-crawler Demon Gaze II, which has been scheduled to launch this fall for PS4 and PS Vita. Next up is Penny-Punching Princess, an isometric brawler for NS and PS Vita, set to be released on March 20. The Longest Five Minutes, a retro-style role-playing game, will go live in early 2018 for NS, PC, and PS Vita. Lastly, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows has been dated for October 25 for PC, PS4, and PS Vita. Trailers for all of the games can be found below.

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Nintendo Switch News, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle delayed until October 10

Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle will be delayed, according to NIS. The upcoming shooter-fighter hybrid, originally scheduled to be released on July 4, is now set to launch on October 10. The release date holds for all consoles, NS, PS4, and PS Vita. The delay is said to allow for the accommodation of the game’s production and manufacturing.

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Nintendo Switch News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

(PlayStation Vita Review) God Wars Future Past

“… a relaxing reminder of the genre’s roots.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Culdcept Revolt bumped back to October 3, new trailer up

NIS has sent word that Culdcept Revolt has been delayed until October 3. It’s not all bad news, though. A new a trailer has also gone live, Way to Win, that teaches the crafting basics necessary for victory. Decks are created by combining three different card types (creature, item, and spell) from over 400 cards. To see the system in action, check out the how-to video below.

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RPG Maker Fes released for 3DS, Disgaea DLC to launch soon

RPG fans can try their hand at creating their own adventures today with the release of RPG Maker Fes for 3DS. The app allows players to create and customize ready-to-play role-playing games with a suite of tools suited to the handheld. Stats, descriptions, color pallets, objects, and more can be accessed, modified, and placed. Owners can also download the Maker Player app for free to try out other work put out by the community. Players can grab the game digitally or physically, and soon, owners will be able to download Disgaea-themed drops that add characters from Disgaea 5.

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Danganronpa Another Episode: UItra Despair Girls out for PS4

Danganronpa Another Episode: UItra Despair Girls, the visual novel series’ action-heavy spin-off, has been ported from PS Vita to PS4. The console version sports high-resolution models and textures, support for 60 frames per second, and tweaked gameplay. NIS also added system-specific functionality, including Remote Play and Share Play.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Strategy role-playing game God Wars Future Past out for PS4, PS Vita

NIS is letting players battle alongside the gods today with the release of God Wars Future Past. The strategy-heavy role-playing game puts players in the shoes of an escaped sacrifice, Princess Kaguya, who must fight her way through the lands of Mizuho. The story is steeped in Japanese mythology, and will introduce players to gods from Japan’s pantheon. Three free downloadable items were also detailed, with the debut release being Kaguya’s Equipment Set, which will add the God Bow, God Hood, and God Robe on June 20. Following the next week, on June 27, is Additional Scenario 1 with an extra story battle that becomes accessible after finishing the main story. Lastly is Additional Scenario 2, on July 5, which will add another post-campaign story battle that ties into the aftermath of Additional Scenario 1.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Behold! Birthdays the Beginning released for PC, PS4

NIS has released their god-game-like evolution sim Birthdays the Beginning. As a benevolent guide, players terraform a cube-shaped world to manipulate its weather and geography in order to create an ecosystem that shifts the evolution of its flora and fauna. Macro and micro modes allow for planet-wide and specific changes, while the ability to save the genetic makeup of creatures allows players to choose when and where to introduce specific animals. To celebrate the game’s release, two free decorative downloadable items will go live tomorrow, Boxasaurus Rex and Crashed UFO. Upcoming for-pay drops include eight bundles and two individual pieces, though their contents were unspecified.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows detailed, new screenshots released

A new batch of screenshots has been released from Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. The upcoming survival-horror title, sequel to last year’s Yomawari: Night Alone, will feature a larger town, complete with sewers, nearby mountains, and abandoned homes; two new protagonists, Yui and Haru; and of course, more evil spirits (to run away from). Each character will work through their own storyline after the pair are separated by a strange attacker.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

NIS releases patch for PS4 version of The Silver Case

A patch for The Silver Case has gone live on PSN that addresses an issue with two post-game scenarios. After installing the patch, players will be able to access Yami and White Out Prologue once they complete the game. Another problem with cinematics displaying black or fuzzy screens is being investigated, but the studio suggests a workaround that requires setting the system’s language to English or English UK. All applications in use must be closed before changing the language. More info on a fix should be coming along in the near future.

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