Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Strategy-RPG

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time now available for PSP

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (PSP) Official Site Launch Announcement - Screenshot 6

Eight years after launching in Japan, Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time is now available in North America. The fourth entry in Career Soft’s long-running series has hit store shelves for the PSP, and will be added to PSN’s library once the network’s update goes live.

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PlayStation Portable News

Atlus releases first trailer for Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time, the fourth entry in the series, is finally hitting store shelves and PSN next Tuesday, some eight years after its launch in Japan. The handheld version of Career Soft’s strategy-RPG features a revamped combat system, now based around movement speed, over 40 endings, new events, and new characters.

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PlayStation Portable News

Record of Agarest War 2 launches for PS3 in stores, on PSN

Record of Agarest War 2 (PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The latest in the Record of the Agarest War saga is now available in stores and online with the launch of Record of Agarest War 2 for PS3. The strategy-RPG, co-developed by Idea Factory, Compile Heart, and Red, and localized by Aksys Games, is available on PSN as well as a Standard Edition and Limited Edition in retail.

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PlayStation 3 News

Comic-Con ’12: Konami – Metal Gear Rising, New Little King’s Story

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance (360, PS3) Comic-Con 2012 Screens - Screenshot 2

Konami is showing off a number of titles at this year’s Comic-Con, and has released several screens for those unable to attend. The latest batch includes shots from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, New Little King’s Story, and Silent Hill Book of Memories.

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3DS, Convention, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

Atlus launches official website for Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (PSP) Official Site Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has launched the official site for their upcoming PSP strategy-RPG Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time. The fourth entry in the long-running series is hitting our side of the ocean for the first time since its launch in Japan in 2003.

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PlayStation Portable News

(PlayStation Portable Review) Gungnir

(PlayStation Portable Review) Gungnir

“There’s plenty to like, but it’s not always easy to like it.”

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PlayStation Portable Reviews

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time gets new screens, July release date

Growlanser 4 (PSP) Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has sent along some new screenshots from their upcoming strategy-RPG Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time. Along with the new shots, the wily publisher also announced that the fourth entry in the series will be available for the PSP on July 31 in stores and through PSN.

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PlayStation Portable News

Gungnir now available in stores and on PSN for PSP, PS Vita

Gungnir (PSP, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Even though the PS Vita is out, the ol’ PSP is still getting some much-needed attention. Fans of strategy-RPGs have another reason to break out the workhorse with the launch of Atlus’ Gungnir. The latest in Sting’s Dept. Heaven series, Gungnir follows the 2009/2010 shooter-RPG hybrid Knights in the Nightmare. And fear not Vita owners, you should be able to scratch that strategy itch as well because the PSN version “is also expected to be compatible with PlayStation Vita.”

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PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

New Little King’s Story heading to Vita this summer

New Little Kings Story (PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

In a bit of did-not-see-this-coming news, Konami has announced that they will be published a sequel to the 2009 Wii monarchical sim Little King’s Story. Scheduled to launch this summer for the PS Vita, New Little King’s Story will be a download-only release, offering players the chance to rule as King Corobo in his fight to reclaim his kingdom from the nefarious Devil King known as The Nightmare. Players will lead the king’s Royal Guard in combat, expand his territory, and journey throughout the land’s seven kingdoms.

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PlayStation Vita News

Aksys announces, details Record of Agarest War 2 Limited Edition

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PlayStation 3 gamers looking to scratch that strategy-RPG itch will be able to get their fix soon, courtesy of Aksys Games and Record of Agarest War 2. Not only that, but the company is looking to make an impression with a Limited Edition version that includes an array of unique extras, including an inflatable doll of Felenne, compressed 8 x 12″ hand towel*, and artbook.

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PlayStation 3 News