Vanillaware Archive

  • Review: Dragon’s Crown Pro

    Returning half a decade after its PlayStation 3 and Vita debut, Dragon’s Crown‘s new “Pro” edition for PlayStation 4 brings back everything that was great about the original, addresses some technical issues, opens cross-play online co-op between all three Sony platforms, remasters the soundtrack with […]

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  • Odin Sphere HD Remake Coming to America Next Year

    Vanillaware’s Odin Sphere, one of the true all-time PlayStation 2 sleeper classics (at least in my humble opinion), is receiving the HD remaster treatment in the newly announced Odin Sphere Leifthrasir for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. Pronounced “LAYV-thra-sheer” and authentically written as […]

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  • You Can Now Cross-Play in Dragon’s Crown!

    You Can Now Cross-Play in Dragon’s Crown!

    Remember that patch Atlus announced for Dragon’s Crown? You know, the one to add cross-play functionality for co-op between PS3 and Vita? Sure you do, it was just last week. Well guess what? That patch has officially gone from “coming soon” to “turn on your […]

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  • Dragon’s Crown Cross-Play Support Coming Soon!

    Dragon’s Crown Cross-Play Support Coming Soon!

    One of the very few knocks against Vanillaware’s fantasy beat ’em up masterpiece, Dragon’s Crown, has been the lack of cross-play functionality. PS3 gamers can play online with other PS3 gamers and Vita gamers can play online with other Vita gamers, but why can’t all […]

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  • Review: Dragon’s Crown

    Review: Dragon’s Crown

    Things may be crazy behind the scenes with troubles at parent company Index Corporation leaving the niche Japanese game developer and publisher up for grabs to the highest bidder, but that sure hasn’t stopped Atlus from ruling the summer with the two standout titles of […]

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  • Take a Quick Peek Inside the Dragon’s Crown Art Book

    Take a Quick Peek Inside the Dragon’s Crown Art Book

    What’s this? More Dragon’s Crown coverage? What can I say? I’m dying to play this game. And I’m a sucker for art books. That’s a double score in this case, because today Atlus gives us a teaser sneak peek inside the “Dragon’s Crown Artworks,” the […]

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  • Atlus Reveals New Dragon’s Crown Customization Options and Dungeon Variety Details

    Atlus Reveals New Dragon’s Crown Customization Options and Dungeon Variety Details

    It’s the small things in life that really matter. The same thing can be said of Dragon’s Crown, a fantasy beat ’em up with a gorgeous art style as well as an attention to the minor details. Atlus has disclosed new information about the co-op […]

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  • Atlus Prepares for a Hot Summer of Fantasy Brawling and Samurai Demon Slaying

    Atlus Prepares for a Hot Summer of Fantasy Brawling and Samurai Demon Slaying

    Two of the hottest, most anticipated handheld games of the summer are–surprise, surprise–both coming from Atlus. Still not excited? These new trailers from E3 will certainly do the trick. Exactly a month from today, Atlus will first release Shin Megami Tensei IV, the premium Nintendo […]

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  • Dragon’s Crown Explains the Differences Between Dwarves and Elves

    Dragon’s Crown Explains the Differences Between Dwarves and Elves

    In fantasy lore, Dwarves and Elves are always at opposite ends of the racial spectrum, and they usually don’t like each other very much either. I don’t know what their relationship is like in the world of Dragon’s Crown, but in terms of stature and […]

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  • Dragon’s Crown Pre-Order Art Book Revealed

    Dragon’s Crown Pre-Order Art Book Revealed

    If for some reason you weren’t already planning to throw down a pre-order for Dragon’s Crown, you sure will be now. Gamers who pre-order a PS3 or Vita copy of Vanillaware’s watercolor fantasy beat ’em up will be treated to the Dragon’s Crown Artworks, a […]

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