UTV Ignition Games Archive

  • A Cut Above – The Arc Rise Fantasia Guide to JRPG Hairstyles

    A Cut Above – The Arc Rise Fantasia Guide to JRPG Hairstyles

    Spiky, bright-colored hairdos are a JRPG staple, so it shouldn’t be news to anyone that the characters in new Wii JRPG Arc Rise Fantasia are defined as individuals by how they wear their hair. Alongside the review copy of Arc Rise Fantasia I received today […]

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  • Arc Rise Fantasia’s Voice Acting Makes Me Cringe

    Arc Rise Fantasia’s Voice Acting Makes Me Cringe

    This new video of cutscene footage from Arc Rise Fantasia landed in my inbox today, and while I’m trying to remain hopeful for this Wii JRPG, the only thing I’ve learned from this clip is that the game’s voice acting is absolutely putrid. Too bad […]

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  • Arc Rise Fantasia Strikes JRPG Gold

    Arc Rise Fantasia Strikes JRPG Gold

    Classic JRPG goodness is only a few weeks away now, with Ignition Entertainment, Marvelous Entertainment and imageepoch’s Arc Rise Fantasia going gold this week. The Wii-exclusive JRPG will ship later this month carrying an MSRP of $40. The game’s official release date is July 27, […]

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  • Review: Nostalgia

    Review: Nostalgia

    Nostalgia, as it turns out, couldn’t be a more fitting title for Ignition Entertainment’s new DS JRPG, launching at retailers nationwide today. I was fortunate enough to receive an early review copy last Monday and have spent the past week glued to my DS captivated […]

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  • Review: The King of Fighters XII

    Review: The King of Fighters XII

    SNK’s King of Fighters franchise celebrates its illustrious 15th anniversary this year, and with the celebration has come the launch of the main series’ 12th installment on PS3 and Xbox 360. Interestingly, rather than make King of Fighters XII the biggest, baddest game yet, SNK […]

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  • King of Fighters XII PS3 Patched, Now Hopefully Less Laggy

    King of Fighters XII PS3 Patched, Now Hopefully Less Laggy

    Since its launch in late July, The King of Fighters XII has taken a pummeling from fans and critics over its less-than-optimized online play. But finally relief is here…at least for PS3 brawlers.

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  • Ignition Launches Beautiful Muramasa Website

    Ignition Launches Beautiful Muramasa Website

    Ignition Entertainment has launched the full official website for Vanillaware’s Wii Odin Sphere successor, Muramasa: The Demon Blade. Just like the game, the website is gorgeous, laced with exquisitely beautiful art throughout its pages of story background and character bios. There are also plenty of […]

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  • [E3 2009] Reminder: Muramasa: The Demon Blade is Gorgeous!

    [E3 2009] Reminder: Muramasa: The Demon Blade is Gorgeous!

    Don’t just take my word for it. See for yourself!

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  • All-Star JRPG Team Gets Nostalgic With Nostalgia DS

    All-Star JRPG Team Gets Nostalgic With Nostalgia DS

    Ignition Entertainment, Tecmo, Matrix Software and Red Entertainment have teamed up to bring steampunk DS JRPG “Nostalgeo no Kaze” to North America as Nostalgia. Created by an all-star team of Japanese game designers whose collective credits include games like Tokobot, Fatal Frame, Dragon Quest V, […]

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  • The King of Fighters XII “Re-Birth” Trailer

    The King of Fighters XII “Re-Birth” Trailer

    This July, The King Of Fighters series will celebrate its 15th anniversary in style with the launch of The King of Fighters XII on PS3 and Xbox 360. With revamped HD graphics, redrawn character sprites and backgrounds, 22+ fighters, and online play, this 12th installment […]

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