Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: NIS America

Princess Plume takes to the field, Battle Princess of Arcadias on PSN

Battle Princess of Arcadias (PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Battle Princess of Arcadias, a side-scrolling beat ‘em up action RPG from NIS, has launched on PSN. As Battle Princess Plume, players must save the Kingdom of Schwert by destroying waves of invading monsters. The princess is capable of recruiting soldiers, upgrading her skills, and building a varied arsenal that includes axes, swords, spears, and even guns.

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Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair launching in Sept., cast revealed

Danganronpa 2 Goodbye Despair (PS Vita) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has announced that the ultimate students will be getting another shot at freedom on September 2 when Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair launches in stores and online. Players will once again take part in a trial to find who among their classmates is a killer, and the mysterious murderous bear Monokuma will also return to oversee the proceedings. New screenshots were released of the new cast, including the ultimate yakuza and ultimate swordswoman.

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PlayStation Vita News

Disgaea 4: A Promise Revisited coming this summer for PS Vita

Disgaea 4 A Promise Revisited (PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS announced that they will be bringing back Disgaea 4 later this summer in a new updated version for PS Vita. A Promise Revisited, scheduled to launch on August 12 in stores and on PSN, will include the original game, A Promise Unforgotten, as well as all downloadable content. NIS will also be adding new scenarios, characters, job-specific abilities, music tracks, and a new spell tier as well as high-resolution sprites.

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DLC, PlayStation Vita News

Battle Princess of Arcadias to wage war on PSN this June

Battle Princess of Arcadias (PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has announced that they will be bringing the side-scrolling beat ‘em up Battle Princess of Arcadias to North America this summer. The PSN–exclusive action RPG will launch on June 17 for PS3 and feature “an extensive upgrade system” that will allow players to unlock new weapons, characters, skills, and abilities through combat. As Battle Princess Plume, who is undoubtedly as vicious as her name, players will recruit soldiers and destroy the hordes of monsters that have overrun the Kingdom of Schwert. Vae victis!

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PlayStation 3 News

Mugen Souls Z cast chats it up in new screenshots

Mugen Souls Z (PS3) May Screenshots - Screenshot 1

NIS has released a new batch of character screenshots from the upcoming Compile Heart- and GCrest-developed role-playing game Mugen Souls Z. The follow-up to 2012’s Mugen Souls will feature the return of Chou-Chou and her friends in a quest to assist the goddess Syrma, along with an increased level cap, new galactic attacks, and new G-Castle battles.

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(PlayStation Vita Review) Demon Gaze

(PlayStation Vita Review) Demon Gaze

“… a serviceable dungeon crawler with a solid combat system marred by poor pacing, repetitive scenarios, and over-the-top fan service.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Dungeons require crawling, Demon Gaze out now for PS Vita

Demon Gaze (PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new dungeon crawler from NIS America has launched for PS Vita today, Demon Gaze. The first-person role-playing game features 3D dungeons, turn-based combat, and a variety of recruitable party members. As a twist, players must foot the bill for the characters they take on board as they’ll take up a room in the only remaining safe inn. A bonus is also being offered for players who pick the game within the first month of release: free Disgaea character portrait DLC of Etna, Flonne, Sicily, Asagi, and Prinny.

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PlayStation Vita News

Hyperdimension Neptunia: Producing Perfection launching in June

Hyperdimension Neptunia Producing Perfection (PS3) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS is preparing their latest in the Hyperdimension Neptunia, Producing Perfection, for release later this summer. Unlike the previous Neptunia titles, gamers now must guide the CPUs through the perilous journey of becoming idols. Beginning on June 3, instead of forming a party to battle the forces of evil, players will take on the duties of a manager and producer for Blanc, Neptune, Noire, or Vert. The CPUs will need to be trained to dance, sing, and promote themselves, eventually joining one another on stage in duets or as a new band. Players will need to navigate their way around event scenes, daily activities, schedules, and more to see their chosen CPU best the current favorite, MOB-48.

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PlayStation Vita News

Natural Doctrine coming to North America for PS3, PS4 and PS Vita

Natural Doctrine (PS3, PS4, PS Vita) NA Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has added a new strategy role-playing game to their 2014 line-up, Natural Doctrine. The Kadokawa Game Studio-developed release will send players into the caves and ruins near the fortress city of Feste to battle a new evil while collecting a valuable material known as Pluton. Physical and digital releases are planned for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita with dual voice tracks and support for both cross-play and cross-save.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News

New localized screenshots released from Mugen Souls Z

Mugen Souls Z (PS3) March Media Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has released the second batch of English screenshots from their upcoming RPG Mugen Souls Z. The latest entry, developed by Compile Heart and GCrest, follows the goddess Syrma in a quest alongside Chou-Chou and her friends to destroy an ancient evil. Z will add new G-Castle battles, team abilities, and galactic attacks.

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