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NIS America

System: Switch
Release date: June 29, 2021
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software
Publisher: NIS America


Disgaea originally debuted in Japan back in 2003, with Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, which has seen re-release and a DS port. Each of the games adheres to series staples, with colorful underworld units and pixel graphics. They’re mostly managed in an underworld hub, with combat being experienced in a variety of levels and worlds, each with a distinct style. As a tactical roleplaying game, Disgaea has become a staple series in the genre, with multiple games, spin-offs, a manga series, and an anime under its belt. Diving in to the newest entry in the series, let’s see how it shapes up, shall we?

For NIS America’s final announcement pertaining to The Legend of Heroes series, it’s been announced that Trails into Reverie is coming west. Switch owners in North America and Europe can expect the RPG to arrive in English in 2023.

Check out the following overview and trailer from NIS America:

As part of a partnership with Falcom, NIS America is localizing The Legend of Heroes: Trails to Azure for the west. It has some time to go until release given its current 2023 release window.

When it originally released in Japan, the title was originally known as The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki.

Here’s some information about The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki as well as a trailer:

The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero is getting a release in the west, NIS America has announced. Fans in North America and Europe can pick up the title in Fall 2022.

The game first appeared in Japan as The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki.

We have the following overview and trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero:

NIS America is bringing The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails to Switch, the company has announced. A release is planned for 2023.

Nayuta no Kiseki first appeared on PSP in 2012, and just launched for PS4 in Japan. This will be the RPG’s first appearance on a Nintendo platform.

Here’s an overview of the game, along with a trailer:

Granzella shared a new roadmap on Kickstarter today to highlight future content for R-Type Final 2.

Between June and early July, the game will be receiving “Stage Pass Set 3” DLC, the R-Aircaft Album, R’s Museum usability improvements, and new player ships. For early summer, the team will be adding another round of player ships, ranking functions, and new data (gallery, decals, costumes, aircraft biography). Late summer will see more player ships, new stages, and additional data (gallery, decals, costumes, aircraft biography). Finally, between this fall and the end of 2021, R-Type 2 will be receiving more DLC and an update to R-Type Final 3, which will be entirely free.

R-Type Final 2 is out now on Switch.

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A new gameplay trailer has arrived for the Switch RPG The Caligula Effect 2. View today’s video below.

The Caligula Effect 2 will be out for Switch in Japan on June 24. In North America and Europe, it’s planned for this fall.

Ahead of its release on Switch next month, Ys IX: Monstrum Nox has received a demo on the Switch eShop. Find some footage in the video below.

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox will be available on July 6 in North America, July 9 in Europe, and July 16 in Oceania.

NIS America has released a new trailer for Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 1, which focuses on the Phantom Brave portion of the collection. Watch it below.

Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 1 is due out for Switch on August 31 in North America, September 3 in Europe, and September 10 in Oceania. We have further details here. Also, for those that missed it, we have a Soul Nomad & the World Eaters spotlight trailer here.

A demo for Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is now available on the Switch eShop, NIS America has announced. Players can explore two key locations and experiment with the Monstrums’ Gifts.

NIS America has also confirmed a Digital Deluxe Edition of Ys IX: Monstrum Nox. It includes the full game and a trove of 25 DLCs, including costumes, attachments, materials, and consumable items.

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox launches for Switch on July 6 in North America, July 9 in Europe, and July 16 in Oceania.