Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: VanillaWare

Atlus picks up publishing rights to Vanillaware’s Dragon’s Crown

Dragon's Crown (PS3, PSVita) Atlus Pub Announcement - Screenshot 1

UTV Ignition Games, the studio behind the psychedelic action-platformer El Shaddai, has passed the publishing rights for Vanillaware’s upcoming 2D action-RPG Dragon’s Crown to Atlus. Vanillaware will continue to develop the title, currently scheduled to launch next year for the PS3 and PS Vita, in which players take on the role of one of six adventurers with up to three friends in a side-scrolling medieval brawler.


PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

GrimGrimoire now available as a PlayStation 2 Classic on PSN

GrimGrimoire (PS2, PS3) PS2 Classics Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Amongst the launch line-up of PlayStation 2 Classics in the newly inaugurated section on the PS Store is a colorful, whimsical strategy title, NIS’ GrimGrimoire. The 2007 release, co-developed with Vanillaware, is a 2D vertical strategy title where players guide the young magician Lillet in her quest to find out what happened to her vanished classmates.


PlayStation 3 News

E3 – UTV Ignition Games announces Dragon’s Crown, Collapse, El Shaddai demo, and more

Ignite E3 lineup header

UTV Ignition Games has made a slew of announcements at E3, with titles running the gamut from the return of a classic puzzle series to a post-apocalyptic adventure to a light-hearted space RPG. The new IPs announced span PCs to consoles and include two items of particular note, the fantasy-novel-cover-come-to-life Dragon’s Crown and a demo for the surreal action platformer El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron.


PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News