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Japanese retail blogger Oosaka King has compiled a list of what he believes are the games that did worst for stores in 2009. These aren't just poor sellers, they're also games with low margins or other problems that kept retailers from profiting. Topping the list: Blood of Bahamut, a DS RPG release...

December 3rd 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Square Enix news continues in full force today with word (via Kotaku) that Blood of Bahamut has been given a release date for Japan. The Nintendo DS title is expected to ship on August 6. Blood of Bahamut is a four-player action RPG set in a city constructed on the back of a giant creature, cleve...

May 22nd 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Jump Festa is currently going down in Japan, which means those of us who don't live there have to watch trailers for these games on the internet. The above trailer for Blood of Bahamut is full of concept art for the game, but sprinkled throughout you'll find various snippets of gameplay. So feast y...

December 24th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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We just saw brand new screens from Square Enix's exciting new game, Blood of Bahamut, and now we have ... even more screens! The latest batch offers up a few more looks at an Ifrit's face (tip: it's angry), as well as peeks at the menu and combat. If we have to say they look good, then you haven't b...

December 17th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The official Blood of Bahamut site has updated with another character profile, this time covering one of the game's giants, a horned, fire-breathing colossus known as an Ifrit. Ifrits will join Gigants in (a) being very big and (b) looking totally badass.As with other creatures in Blood of Bahamut,...

December 15th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Square Enix has been all over the DS, with remakes, franchise continuations, spin-offs, and more. Perhaps even more amazingly, however, is that the DS isn't just getting the same ol' series, but new games, too. Some are totally new, while others are newish, yet have connection to some of the compan...

December 5th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We got our first taste of Blood of Bahamut a few weeks back and we definitely enjoyed what we saw. Thankfully, the latest issue of Famitsu has a nice two-page spread on the game, giving us more to drool over. We'd like to present any of the info that is in these scans, but, for some reason, it's al...

December 4th 2008 at 1:42pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday, we were all blessed with first images and video of the upcoming Square Enix DS game, Blood of Bahamut. Naturally, we're totally psyched for the game and liked what we saw yesterday. Of course, everyone might not feel the same, so toss your two cents in here. Do you think Blood of Bahamut...

November 18th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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After that glorious concept art revealed for Blood of Bahamut, we've been hungry for more of Square Enix's latest, and since the website has updated, we're happy as pigs in piggy poop. Not only do we have the first two non-scanned shots of the game in our gallery below, and the first trailer after t...

November 17th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Not sure what to think about Square Enix's newly unveiled DS title Blood of Bahamut? Well, we're pretty sure the Japanese debut trailer isn't going to provide much in the way of answers. What you will get: snippets of dual-screen gameplay showing off massive enemies that are highly reminiscent of S...

November 17th 2008 at 8:08am 0 Comments
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Square Enix launched one of its beloved countdown sites recently, but was beaten to its own reveal by Shonen Jump magazine. The mystery game, as seen in this blurry screenshot, is Blood of Bahamut, an action RPG with four-player local co-op play and 2D sprites on 3D backgrounds. Oh, and it looks a b...

November 13th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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How certain are we that Square Enix's current, cryptic countdown will lead to the unveiling of a new RPG? Oh, positive. The latest issue of Japanese mag Shonen Jump (via Gamekyo) has the scoop on Blood of Bahamut, a new DS game that tasks up to four local players with defending their architecturall...

November 13th 2008 at 10:06am 0 Comments