Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Tactical-RPG

Atlus releases final Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker trailer, DLC

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) Final Trailer and DLC - Screenshot 1

Atlus has released the final trailer and begun to finish out the downloadable content for Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker. A free battle, the Addonetarium, offers players the chance to gain more add-ons to further augment their demons during fusion. And going live later this week, a batch of six new demons will be added via SpotPass: Beast Cabracan, Dragon Fafnir, Megami Black Maria, Touki Ongyo-ki, Tyrant Lucifuge, and Vile Seth.

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3DS, DLC

Lost Dimension character trailer reveals four allies/possible traitors

Lost Dimension (PS3, PS TV, PS Vita) Character Trailer Announcement - Art 1

Following up on the free DLC announcement, Atlus has released a new trailer for Lost Dimension. The video focuses on four of the eleven characters that will join the player’s party, Himeno, Sojiro, and Zenji. Himeno is an elementalist who can control ice and fire, while Sojiro is a medic who can heal and revive friendlies and Zenji a shotgun-wielding synchronizer capable of duplicating teammates’ abilities. One of the player’s most important tasks will be figuring out which of these characters, if any, are traitors secretly working against the team.

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PlayStation 3 News

Lost Dimension launching July 28, free DLC detailed, new trailer up

Lost Dimension (PS3, PS Vita) DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

The floodgates have opened for news on Atlus’ upcoming tactical role-playing game Lost Dimension. First up, an official release date of July 28 has been set. Additionally, a post-launch promo will run for two weeks offering players $20 worth of free downloadable content. The bonus items include nine costumes (cosmetic only, so no buffs), three quest sets that add an extra mission to each floor, The Beginning of The End five-mission side story, and 12 PSN avatars. Some for-pay downloadable content will also be available, with consumable items ranging from .49 to .99 and status boosters ranging from .49 to 2.99. A character trailer is also posted below, which gives a peak at the crew players must fight alongside as well as investigate in order to uncover which five are traitors. And for even more info, check out the recently launched official website.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker out for 3DS

Shin Megami Tensei Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (3DS) Announcement - Screenshot 7

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker has hit stores, eShop for 3DS. Record Breaker adds a lengthy epilogue, the Triangulum Arc, which features voiced dialog in English as well as a new character, skills, and demons. The original game is also included in the form of the Septentriones Arc. For those who haven’t pre-ordered, copies from the first print run include a special soundtrack arranged by composer Shoji Meguro, vinyl decals, and a slip cover. Two beginner battles are also available as free downloads, while four more are scheduled to go live, with one being added each week through May 19. Spotpass content will also be released soon, adding new demons and skills.

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3DS

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

(Nintendo 3DS Review) Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker

“… a great trip back to a world filled with addictive combat, an interesting story, and an amiable cast of characters.”

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3DS Reviews

Steam Early Access version of Mordheim: City of the Damned updated

Mordheim City of the Damned (PC) Steam Early Access Update Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rogue Factory has updated the Early Access version of Mordheim: City of the Damned. The tactical role-playing game has been beefed up with three new skirmish maps, one procedurally generated alongside the Bridge and the Library; max-level warbands for all four races; and a variety of graphical upgrades with the switch from Unity 4 to Unity 5. A few new screenshots were also released to show off the new maps.

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PC News

Atlus bringing PS3, PS Vita tactical-RPG Lost Dimension stateside

Atlus has announced a second new title this week, a new tactical role-playing game from Lancarse, Lost Dimension. The sci-fi-tinged mystery pits players and their 11-character party, the Special Forces outfit Sealed, against an alien known as The End. Throughout the game, players must form relationships and psychic links with their squadmates in order to enter their minds to find out if they’re a traitor. Those that seem guilty will be put on trial at the end of the link, but players won’t know if they ferreted out the guilty parties until the last battle, at which point they will turn and join The End for the final battle. Traitors are randomly determined at the beginning of each new game, ensuring that no two games are alike.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

NIS reveals Danganronpa Another Episode, Rodea the Sky Soldier

Rodea the Sky Soldier (3DS, WiiU) Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS held their press event recently and released new trailers and screens for four upcoming titles, two of which were revealed at the show. In addition to a new trailer for Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance, a new Danganronpa was debuted, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, and a new action-adventure title for 3DS and WiiU from Sonic creator Yuji Naka, Rodea the Sky Soldier. Check below for additional details and media.

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3DS, Articles, PlayStation 4 News, Wii U

Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart screens, trailer released

Idea Factory has released a new trailer and a set of screenshots from their upcoming strategy-RPG Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart. The media focuses on the combat system, and for fans of the Hyperdimension series, a few the new characters are shown action. Additional details, along with the new screens, are posted below.

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PlayStation Vita News

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance announced for PS4, coming 2015

Disgaea 5 Alliance of Vengeance (PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Disgaea will be making a return in 2015 with a new entry for PS4, Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance. The new story follows the rebel leader Killia, a young demon who is at war with the Overlord Void Dark to stop his enslavement of the Netherworlds. Additions include new areas of the Netherworlds to explore, the stat-boosting Revenge Mode, and Alliance Attacks with those characters who the players has formed strong bonds.

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PlayStation 4 News