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  • Watch the Fighter and Sorceress Do Battle in Dragon’s Crown

    Watch the Fighter and Sorceress Do Battle in Dragon’s Crown

    New gameplay videos are in for Dragon’s Crown, showing off more of the game’s lovely exaggerated art style and fierce dungeon brawling. The footage introduces two of the game’s six hero classes, including the Fighter, the tank and master swordsman of the team, and the […]

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  • Muramasa Rebirth Special Edition is a Blessing from Amitabha

    Muramasa Rebirth Special Edition is a Blessing from Amitabha

    Aksys Games has a nice gaming treat to offer early adopting Muramasa Rebirth enthusiasts. For a limited first-print run, the overhauled PlayStation Vita version of Vanillaware’s side-scrolling action RPG originally released on Nintendo Wii will be available as part of the Blessing of Amitabha Collector’s […]

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  • Dragon’s Crown Goes Dungeon Diving on PS3 and Vita this Summer

    Dragon’s Crown Goes Dungeon Diving on PS3 and Vita this Summer

    We’re coming up on a full year since Atlus USA acquired the North American publishing rights for Dragon’s Crown, the side-scrolling beat ’em up dungeon crawler from Odin Sphere and Muramasa: The Demon Blade developer Vanillaware. Finally, after nearly 12 months of silence on the […]

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  • Dragon’s Crown Now in the Loving Care of Atlus USA

    Dragon’s Crown Now in the Loving Care of Atlus USA

    Unveiled last E3 as a PlayStation exclusive for both PS3 and PS Vita, Dragon’s Crown, a side-scrolling fantasy action-RPG with a gorgeous hand-drawn style, is the latest work of video game art from Japanese developer Vanillaware. Originally, Dragon’s Crown was going to be published for […]

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  • Vanillaware’s Grand Knights History to Be Told on U.S. PSPs

    Vanillaware’s Grand Knights History to Be Told on U.S. PSPs

    Similarly to the Nintendo DS, it looks like the PSP is gearing up for one last holiday season hurrah with a few compelling titles left to give handheld gamers eager to move on to the PS Vita. Shooting straight up to the top of the […]

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  • VanillaWare’s Next Masterpiece Dragon’s Crown Coming to PS3, PS Vita

    VanillaWare’s Next Masterpiece Dragon’s Crown Coming to PS3, PS Vita

    VanillaWare is back to wow artsy gamers with another 2D, hand-drawn masterpiece, continuing the proud tradition of cult classics like Odin Sphere on PS2 and Muramasa: The Demon Blade on Wii into the HD era for the first time ever. Dragon’s Crown, scheduled for Spring […]

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  • Ignition Snatches Muramasa: The Demon Blade From XSEED

    Ignition Snatches Muramasa: The Demon Blade From XSEED

    Well apparently XSEED’s co-publishing relationship with Marvelous Entertainment has hit a bit of a snag, at least in regards to Muramasa: The Demon Blade as Ignition Entertainment has jumped in to snatch the North American publishing rights to Vanillaware’s Wii-exclusive successor to PS2 classic Odin […]

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