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Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl, the latest entry in Nippon Ichi Software's cult-favorite dungeon crawling series, will finally reach European shores on May 2. Like all Etrian Odyssey games, Untold sees players navigating a series of labyrinthine structures from a first-person perspecti...

February 15th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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NIS America continues its plucky support of Sony's Vita handheld with Demon Gaze, a Japanese roleplaying game that will bring its diabolical creatures and moon-eyed heroines to the West on April 22. In Demon Gaze, players assume the role of Oz, an amnesiac in a mysterious realm full of dungeons an...

January 24th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland, part three of Gust's Atelier trilogy, is currently being localized for western audiences and prepped for launch by NIS in North America and Europe this May. NIS also published the first and second entries in the series, Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of A...

January 14th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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In case you missed out on the PS2 release of Phantom Brave, or the updated Wii port, NIS America has announced a more upgraded-er port, for PSP! Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle, out this March on UMD and PSN in North America, and on PSN in Europe. This version of the isometric tactical RPG feat...

November 17th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Just in case you didn't get enough weird this week, NIS has you covered with its announcement that the sequel to its PSP action game Prinny: Can I Really Be The Hero? is coming to North America in January 2011 bearing the title Prinny 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood! (No joking, dudes!) The sid...

October 8th 2010 at 8:20pm 0 Comments
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What did I do to deserve this, my lord!? That is both the question on NIS America's mind and the new title of its series, once known as Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! The publisher announced that it's changing the name of the Acquire-developed action-strategy game in response to "a conflict of in...

February 9th 2010 at 3:28pm 0 Comments
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An ESRB rating has revealed a new Wii game published by Disgaea creator NIS America, with the catchy title of "Viral Survival." The ratings board describes a game "in which players direct small 'cartoony' DNA-strand creatures around a game board," collecting other DNA strands and avoiding viruses....

December 10th 2009 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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As we reported earlier this month, NIS America is making several of its previously UMD-only PSP games available for download from the US PlayStation Store late tonight / early tomorrow morning to coincide with the launch of PSP Go. For a period of one week, Blade Dancer: Lineage of Light, Disgaea:...

October 1st 2009 at 5:30am 0 Comments
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Let's Hitchhike from NIS (actually, Let's Zenryoku Hitchhike!!!!!!!!!, but we'll stick to Let's Hitchhike) is one of the weirdest games on WiiWare -- a board game with a hitchhiking mechanic and an angry restaurant owner as the primary antagonist. It might not be Muscle March weird, but it's quirky...

August 1st 2009 at 5:35pm 0 Comments
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NIS sent out a brief note with the latest release date for the Wii version of Phantom Brave. The updated port of the PS2 strategy title will be out August 11, according to the new announcement. Not August 4, and (clearly) not June. We're hoping this actually makes this latest date and doesn't contin...

July 28th 2009 at 1:50pm 0 Comments