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Adventure Academia The Fractured Continent English

Adventure Academia: The Fractured Continent had already been confirmed for English release, but we now know that it will be available later in 2022. PQube will be handling the title overseas.

Acquire first announced the project for Switch last month. In Japan, it already has a confirmed date of September 9, 2022.

Labyrinth of Zangetsu debut trailer

Acquire has issued the first trailer for Labyrinth of Zangetsu, its Japanese-style 3D dungeon RPG.

The game was first announced in January 2021. However, it fell off the radar after that, with Acquire then providing an update on the project last month and reconfirming that it was still in the works. KaeruPanda is leading the way on development.

Publisher NIS America and developer Acquire have determined a western release date for Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief, the remastered version of the PlayStation 2 stealth action title that’s seeing its first English release. In North America, it’ll be out on October 11, 2022. The European launch will follow on October 14.

Those that are interested in learning more about Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief can read the following overview:

Class of Heroes 2 remaster

Acquire is developing a remastered version of Class of Heroes 2 for Switch, the company revealed today.

Specifics were not shared. The game does also not currently have a release window.

Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief date JP

Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief, otherwise known as Kamiwaza Tourai, has been dated for Japan. Acquire announced today that the game will arrive on October 13, 2022.

Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief has already been confirmed for the west, with NIS America handling publishing. The English version is planned for this fall.

Labyrinth of Zangetsu

It’s been over a year since Acquire announced Labyrinth of Zangetsu for Switch. Today, however, the company finally provided an update.

Labyrinth of Zangetsu is now confirmed to be launching in Japan on September 29, 2022. It was actually first planned for a Summer 2021 debut.

Kamiwaza Tourai

Original: Today, Acquire revealed that it’s bringing back Kamiwaza Tourai on Switch with a remaster.

The game, a stealth action experience, originally released in 2006 for the PlayStation 2. It only released in Japan and never made it to the west.

Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed

With Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed in the west today, XSEED has prepared a new launch trailer. Take a look at the video below.

We have further details on Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed here. You can also read our new review here.

Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed

System: Switch
Release date: July 20, 2021
Developer: Acquire
Publisher: Marvelous (XSEED)

Akiba’s Trip is one of those odd niche titles that has earned success thanks to its unique beat ’em up, strip ’em down gameplay. While it has sold over half a million copies since its debut many years ago, the game’s formula has rarely been replicated. After it received a manga and even an anime alongside it, it’s a wonder why it took so long to get a true sequel (not counting Akiba’s Beat). Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed isn’t the follow-up to what some would consider a cult classic, but it is a remaster of the original PSP title that was never localized outside of Japan, marking the debut of the game in the west ten years later. It’s both a blast from the past and simultaneously dated as its age undoubtedly shows and offers very little in terms of additions and changes.

Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed

Later this month, Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed will be appearing on Switch. We have an early look at the game below with nearly an hour of footage.

Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed launches for Switch on July 20 in North America and July 23 in Europe.

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