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Aksys Games confirmed that it will release an English-language version of Acquire and ZeroDiv's PS Vita dungeon-crawling RPG Mind Zero in North America and Europe this spring. Similar in premise to Atlus' Persona series, Mind Zero stars a high school student who forges a pact with a "Mind," a sup...

January 31st 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Visual novel Banshee's Last Cry was released as a choose-your-own-adventure novel on the Super Famicom back in 1994, but this week's iOS port is the first chance to experience the game in English. You can try out Banshee's Last Cry for free, but you'll need to pay $3.99 if you want to flip through...

January 26th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma launches on March 14 in North America for PS3, and that limited edition costs $80. The "mysterious" item in the limited edition, exclusive to the US, is a reference poster with all playable characters and their moves, and the bundle includes a special features Blu-ray fea...

November 6th 2013 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Following a March release in Japan and a June release in North America, Aksys Games has announced that Muramasa Rebirth is now available to European Vita owners via PlayStation Network download. As its name suggests, Muramasa Rebirth is an enhanced re-release of 2009's Wii-exclusive Muramasa: The...

October 16th 2013 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma will make its PlayStation 3 debut in two versions: The standard release, and the newly revealed limited edition, which offers players the game alongside a handful of bonuses. Included in the limited edition are a 40-page art book, an official soundtrack CD, a Nendoroid f...

October 7th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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PS Vita owners can look forward to a trio of new localizations bringing fresh weirdness to their handhelds. Up first is Holy Sorcery Story, a dungeon crawler and roguelike focused on curry preparation, due later this year in North America from developer Compile Heart. Aksys announced the localizat...

July 8th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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This week's PlayStation Plus freebie is BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend. All PlayStation Plus members can download the PS Vita fighter gratis when the PlayStation Network updates later today – sorry, the PS3 version does not apply. Tomorrow, PS Plus also gets a free timed trial of Sly Coope...

May 28th 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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During a GDC demo of Muramasa Rebirth, the PS Vita port of Vanillaware's 2D action game Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Aksys PR coordinator Russell Iriye confirmed with Joystiq that the game is currently penciled in for "early summer.""We have not talked about a release date yet. Right now all we're sa...

March 28th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi, the hack-and-slash PSP action game based on Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom (itself a PSP otome visual novel about getting hunky samurai to fall in love with you), will be available on February 19 in North America, Aksys has announced. Folks that pre-ord...

January 16th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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A demo for Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is now available for the PlayStation Vita. If you don't recall, Virtue's Last Reward is the sequel to 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors, which was released on the DS in 2010. The game is a visual novel with some point-and-click puzzle elements, all revolv...

October 3rd 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments