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Nippon Ichi hasn't had the best history on the PSP -- every game was plagued with bugs, load time problems, and an overall case of the Mediocres. Perhaps that's why they decided to take a very different approach, stylistically and gameplay wise, with Dragoneer's Aria. The game boasts an "epic" story...

September 1st 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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HitMaker's character designer, Juno Jeong, sat down for the latest interview with GameSpot who have had an ongoing set of reactions from the staff of the upcoming game Dragoneer's Aria. Being from Korea, Jeong talks about the difficulty in becoming a console game developer and how this is game has b...

August 8th 2007 at 10:45am 0 Comments

Nippon Ichi released a new trailer of their upcoming PSP RPG, Dragoneer's Aria and it showcases the ability to summon captured spirits to defend you. It looks like the way you capture souls is by continually fighting a type of monster until you finally get access to their sweet, tasty soul. On...

August 7th 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

Nippon Ichi Software apparently found it prudent to release a bunch of little clips about their upcoming title Dragoneer's Aria, just to tutorial potential players before its release. While not overly complicated, it's nice to see some of the features the game will possess (we just hope we can...

August 2nd 2007 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Nippon Ichi isn't known for epic 3D games -- but that's exactly what they're trying to with the upcoming PSP RPG, Dragoneer's Aria. Sohei Niikawa, producer at NIS, is afraid that people will say: "But you're Nippon Ichi Software!" Regardless, in a new blog on Gamespot, he admits "Even so, I feel th...

July 28th 2007 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

Oh silly RPG explorer. Don't you know that fighting demons gets you killed? Watch as this hapless GameTrailers player rushes headlong into a dungeon and gets quickly destroyed by a single fire demon. The video seems to demonstrate some classic RPG stylings: is it refreshingly old-school, or i...

June 5th 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Last month, we unveiled NIS and Hitmaker's newest RPG, Dragoneer's Aria. The concept art looked a bit edgier and darker than usual PSP RPG fare. While we were excited to see a RPG on our handheld take a slightly more mature approach to the genre, we're admittedly disappointed by these new screensh...

April 29th 2007 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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More Nippon Ichi news this morning. NIS and Hitmaker are working together on a new RPG called Dragoneer's Aria. In the game you take the role of Valen who is a novice dragoneer. He is tasked with protecting the elemental dragons from a dreaded evil monster. The game focuses on friendship and has a g...

March 30th 2007 at 10:00am 0 Comments