Posted 2 hours ago
Azure Striker Gunvolt is coming out in Japan on August 20. Siliconera reports that the North American launch will take place “in the weeks that follow, if all goes as planned.”
At the moment, Inti Creates is currently working on plans for a potential European release, which may include several languages – unlike the North American version.
Inti Creates CEO Takuya Aizu has also commented on the decision to have partial voice-acting for Azure Striker Gunvolt in North America. This edition of the game only has voices during the action portions. There will not be any voices during conversations.
Posted 9 hours ago
This week’s North American Nintendo Downloads are as follows:
Wii U Download
Super Toy Cars
Wii U Virtual Console
Ufouria: The Saga
Scooby Doo! & Looney Tunes Cartoon Universe: Adventure
101 Pony Pets 3D
3DS Virtual Console
Trine 2: Director’s Cut – Trine 2: Director’s Cut is 60 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $7.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 12 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
Joindots Game Sale – 3D Game Collection, Gardenscapes, Jewel Match 3 and more Joindots games are on sale until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 14 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
Poker Dice Solitaire Future – Poker Dice Solitaire Future is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 6 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
Chubbins is being reduced to $3.99 from $5.99 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
Source: Nintendo PR
Posted 11 hours ago
Teyon and Mebius are bringing Steel Empire to the Americas next Thursday, the two companies announced today. The shoot’em game will be available through the eShop for $29.99.
Below is an overview of Steel Empire straight from Teyon:
Steel Empire is a steam punk shoot’em up game featuring a frantic combat filled with powerful enemies and insane obstacles. Enjoy a beautiful world and retro game-play as you dodge and shoot your way through classical stages. Choose one of 4 difficulty settings according to your set of skills and fight the evil empire! See how well you did using the Replay Mode and show your worth by getting all achievements.
• Dance with bullets and shoot down the enemy
• 7 complex stages full of adrenaline-pumping action and boss fights
• Collect special power-ups and increase your firepower with a level-up system (up to 20 levels)
• Enjoy the retro graphics providing new 3D effects
Source: Teyon PR
Posted 22 hours ago
If Atlus hadn’t stepped in to help out with Citizens of Earth, the game probably wouldn’t have seen the day of light.
Originally, Eden Industries hoped to fund its title through Kickstarter. But after the campaign failed to meet its goal, Atlus assisted the studio with funding.
Eden Industries co-founder Ryan Vandendyck explained to Siliconera how the two sides ended up working together:
Posted 23 hours ago
Listings on Nintendo’s website confirm two new Virtual Console games for the North American Virtual Console. Ufouria: The Saga will be available for Wii U while Blaster Master is hitting 3DS. Both are due out tomorrow.
Posted 1 day ago
This week’s Japanese eShop update is as follows:
Kirby Fighters Z – 750 yen
DeDeDe Daiō no DeDeDe de Den Z (King DeDeDe’s Drum Dash Z)- 750 yen
Denpa Ningen no RPG Free – FREE
Dokopon Choice Shijō Saikyō no Deshi: Kenichi Vol. 4 31 – 40-kan Pack – 4,400 yen
Maru Gōkaku! Kaigo Fukushi-shi Shiken Heisei 26-nendo-ban – 2,800 yen
Maru Gōkaku! Care Manager Shiken Heisei 26-nendo-ban – 2,800 yen
Yoshi’s New Island (retail title) – 4,571 (tax not included, from 7/24)
Elminage Gothic 3D Remix (retail title) – 6,264 yen
Bokujō Monogatari Tsunagaru Shintenchi (Harvest Moon: Story of Season, retail title) – 5,184 yen
IslandDays DEMO – FREE
Maru Gōkaku! Kaigo Fukushi-shi Shiken Heisei 26-nendo-ban DEMO – FREE
Maru Gōkaku! Care Manager Shiken Heisei 26-nendo-ban DEMO – FREE
Buta Medal – FREE
Super Chinese (Kung Fu Heroes, Famicom) – 514 yen
Ōgon no Taiyō: Ushinawareshi Toki (Golden Sun: The Lost Age, Game Boy Advance) – 702 yen
Mario vs. Donkey Kong (Game Boy Advance) – 702 yen