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Shadow Corridor trailer

Publisher NIS America and developer Regista have shared a launch trailer for Shadow Corridor, their new action horror game. The game has been made available in the west today for the first time.

We have the following overview for Shadow Corridor:

Thanks to NIS America, the survival horror experience Shadow Corridor just made it to Switch outside of Japan, and we now have a good chunk of gameplay. Nearly a half hour of footage is available.

Check out the following overview for Shadow Corridor:

The Caligula Effect 2 trailer

A new launch trailer has arrived for The Caligula Effect 2. This comes as the RPG makes its debut in the west, as it’s launching today in North America and on October 22 in Europe.

For more on The Caligula Effect 2, check out the following overview:

Crystar English

The Switch version of Crystar will be released in English as part of its newly-announced western release. Just a few moments ago, NIS America announced plans to distribute the action RPG in North America and Europe.

It was revealed yesterday that FuRyu is planning a Switch version of Crystar. While Japan is getting the game on February 24, 2022, NIS America will have it ready to go in Spring 2022 in the west.

Here’s an overview of the game:

The Caligula Effect 2 review

System: Switch
Release date: October 19, 2021
Developer: FuRyu
Publisher: NIS America

When The Caligula Effect first released in 2017 before receiving an enhanced port in the form of The Caligula Effect: Overdose in 2019 for Switch, one of the most exciting aspects about it was the fact that not only did it have this stunning art style, but also how it was being helmed by Persona writer Tadoshi Satomi. The game initially had a lot of appeal thanks to its vibrant color usage and idol-inspired dystopia that gave it a unique look by giving darkness and corruption bright colors – a palette that is typically used as an indicator for things that are heroic, harmless, or good. However, despite a respectable foundation, it suffered from repetitiveness, performance issues, and a lot of quality of life mechanics that simply were not there. Thankfully, The Caligula Effect 2 improves upon the original game’s problems and adds a lot of enhancements with a beautiful UI that’s intuitive. It also focuses more on putting actual gameplay in reasonably sized dungeons disguised as various Japanese districts and virtual landscapes without the egregiously poor pacing and constant stop-go nature of its predecessor.

The Caligula Effect 2 gameplay

Ahead of its release on Switch next week, we have a bunch of gameplay from The Caligula Effect 2.

The RPG came to Switch in Japan on June 24. Next week, NIS America will be publishing the title in the west.

Check out the following overview for The Caligula Effect 2:

Monark release date

NIS America, FuRyu, and Lancarse have set a western release date for their new game Monark. The RPG will launch on February 22, 2022 in North America and February 25 in Europe.

Japan will be getting Monark in just a couple of days. It’s set for an October 14 release in the region.

Here’s some information about Monark:

R-Type Final 2 update 1.0.8

A new 1.0.8 update has gone live for R-Type Final 2 in Japan. NIS America and Granzella have issued the patch for all players.

New content and features have been added for the shoot ’em up, including a new batch of ships and gallery images. The game’s stability has also been improved.

Below are the full patch notes for the R-Type Final 2 version 1.0.8 update:

The JRPG Blue Reflection: Second Light has received a 50 minute gameplay preview. This video goes through the beginning of the game and introduces the characters, setting, and battle system. It is all in Japanese, but the game will be getting a North American release and localization.

The full preview is included below.

Blue Reflection: Second Light launches on Switch on November 9, 2021. For more information about the release, read the details below:


NIS America, FuRyu, and Lancarse are back with the latest video for Monark. This time around, we have a trailer focusing on the RPG’s ally characters.

Learn more about Monark with the following overview:

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