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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa Of Dana Coming West For PS4, PS Vita, And Steam In Fall 2017
NIS America is happy to announce our partnership with Nihon Falcom to bring Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA to North America and Europe in Fall 2017 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as both a physical and digital release, as well as on Steam.
We are also proud to announce that the game will have dual audio (English and Japanese) as well as in-game text in French.
About the game: Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in 8 years! Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana!
Key Features: An Epic Tale – Follow Adol on his latest adventure and uncover the mysteries of the cursed island.
Party On! – Change your playable character on-the-fly as you battle ferocious foes in lighting-fast combat.
Another Side – Unravel the mystery of the blue-haired maiden Dana through her unique gameplay sections.
It Takes a Village! – Rescue your fellow shipwrecked passengers and bring them to your village where they will provide valuable services.
DANGANRONPA V3: KILLING HARMONY ARRIVING SEPTEMBER 2017 FOR PS4 AND PS VITA
AND YES I’M KEEPING THIS TITLE ALL IN CAPITALS BECAUSE OH MY GOD I CANNOT WAIT.
NIS America announced at their annual press event that Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony will be coming to North America on September 26, 2017 and Europe on September 29, 2017 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as both a physical and digital release! The third main entry of the hit murder-mystery adventure game series, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is an all-new journey into the world of Danganronpa. As the killing game begins a third time, the line between lies and the truth has never been more blurred!
About the game: Welcome to a new world of Danganronpa, and prepare yourself for the biggest, most exhilarating episode yet. Set in a “psycho-cool” environment, a new cast of 16 characters find themselves kidnapped and imprisoned in a school. Inside, some will kill, some will die, and some will be punished. Reimagine what you thought high-stakes, fast-paced investigation was as you investigate twisted murder cases and condemn your new friends to death.
Key Features: A New Danganronpa Begins – Forget what you thought you knew about Danganronpa and join a completely new cast of Ultimates for a brand-new beginning.
Murder Mysteries – In a world where everyone is trying to survive, nobody’s motivations are quite what they seem. Use your skills to solve each new murder or meet a gruesome end.
Lie, Panic, Debate! – The world is shaped by our perception of it. Fast-paced trial scenes will require lies, quick wits, and logic to guide your classmates to the right conclusions.
New Minigames – Between the madness of murdered peers and deadly trials, enjoy an abundance of brand-new minigames!
RPG Maker FES Coming to Nintendo 3DS Summer 2017
At their annual press event, NIS America announced that the RPG creating title, RPG Maker Fes will be coming to North America and Europe for the Nintendo 3DS in Summer 2017 as a physical and digital release! The game will also include localized in-game text in English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
About the Game:
Ready to become a game developer? RPG Maker Fes makes it easy to develop any RPG you can imagine with no need for programming know-how! Simple, but powerful tools let you bring to life the amazing stories in your head! Customize the characters, stories, combat and more to become the next great developer! Then, share your creations and play others with the RPG Maker Player! What story will you share?
RPG Making Made Easy – Ever had an idea for a great RPG? This is your chance to create it! With powerful, but easy to use tools, any story or world you can imagine comes to life!
Customised Content – Simple, but powerful tools let you take amazing fantasy stories from your imagination, and put them into the hands of your friends.
Play and Share for Free – Anyone who downloads the free RPG Maker Player app can play RPGs created by RPG Maker Fes owners for free! Share the fun with your friends and people all over the world!
Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle coming to PS4, PS Vita, And PSVR In Summer 2017!
NIS America announced at their annual press event that the 3D versus bullet-hell game Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle will be coming to North America and Europe on the PlayStation 4 (physical and digital), PlayStation Vita (digital-only) and PlayStation VR in Summer 2017.
About the Game:
Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is a bullet-hell battle game that takes place in the Touhou universe. Take control of one of nine Touhou characters and eliminate your opponent using bullet-hell patterns, melee attacks, or spell cards! Featuring ear-tingling beats for each character, you might just find yourself dancing while you play!
Return to the World of Touhou – Jump back into the world of Touhou and play as some of your favorite characters in a brand-new 3D square arena.
High-flying Combat – Outwit your opponent by taking your bullet-hell battles to the sky! Perform dashes, double-jumps, and mid-air dashes to avoid bullets and demoralize your opponent!
Climb the Rankings – Compete at home with friends, or online against everyone to climb the rankings and become the ultimate Touhou fighter!
Firefighters – The Simulation now available for XBOX One
It’s burning! It’s burning! – We need your help!
Get ready to become a hero in Firefighters – The Simulation!
Buildings ablaze, people screaming and flames shooting several feet high! Welcome to the professional fire brigade. You and your team will experience the exciting work of the professional fire brigade, surviving realistic missions where you extinguish house fires, salvage and neutralize extremely toxic and hazardous substances, and accomplish many other fascinating tasks.
From small fires to CBRN defence ops, the professional fire brigade offers a wide range of operations. Track down and analyse dangerous goods, secure dangerous goods transportation and contain escaping liquids. Use the robot to salvage contaminated objects, and save lives! Be prepared for everything, because fire knows no mercy!
Tokyo Tattoo Girls Heading to North America and Europe in 2017!
At their annual press event, NIS America announced that Tokyo Tattoo Girls is heading to the PS Vita and Steam for North America and Europe in 2017!
About the Story:
After a calamity befalls Tokyo, some of the city’s survivors find themselves with powerful abilities bestowed on them by colorful tattoos. The city is cordoned off from the world, its inhabitants isolated. To create peace, the city has been divided into 23 wards, each controlled by a powerful group known as “Kumi.” Together, these Kumi form the “Union.” It’s rumored that escape from the devastated city is possible, but only for the person who manages to defeat all 23 Kumi…
Become the Tattoo Artist/The Power of Tattoos – Choose your companion character to help you escape from Tokyo, and develop her abilities by giving her powerful tattoos.
Conquer Tokyo’s 23 Wards/A City to Conquer – Battle against the Union to conquer all of Tokyo’s 23 wards in the hope of escaping the city!
Gorgeous Tattoo Designs – Enjoy unique designs inspired by traditional Japanese tattoo art created by tattoo artist Koji Tanaka.
That’s all for news today!