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Publisher Xseed has unveiled plans to bring English-speaking gamers two quirky Japanese hits, the PSP's Brandish: The Dark Revenant and PC survival horror epic Corpse Party. For those unaware, Brandish: The Dark Revenant is a modern remake of the Super Nintendo cult hit Brandish, a roleplaying gam...

June 6th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Corpse Party: Blood Drive, a new game that continues chapter eight of Corpse Party: Book of Shadows, is on its way to the Vita in Japan, Siliconera reports, citing a translation of Famitsu. The game is set to launch this year and will include the end of the series' story, according to the translati...

April 23rd 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Corpse Party spins off into a series of new, smaller Corpse Parties next week, when the follow-up to last year's PSP game launches on PSN. Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is a set of short stories set in the franchise's universe, each focusing on different characters as, if the first game is any indi...

January 9th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Corpse Party was a pleasant surprise on PSP -- well, "pleasant" in that it was a good game. There's nothing pleasant about being trapped in an inescapable nightmare dimension of malicious ghosts and dead children. And now it's moving to iOS, at least in Japan, where it will be even more convenient...

February 6th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in, with our Portabliss column. In each installment, we'll tell you about a downloadable game on the iPhone, iPad, Andr...

December 9th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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On today of all days, the haunt of all haunts, Corpse Party publisher XSEED chose to announce a November launch for its upcoming download-only PSP horror title. And while XSEED is "sorry to have missed Halloween," this carton of rotten eggs we plan on throwing in the company's general direction...

October 31st 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The first announcement and trailer for XSEED's localization of Corpse Party focused on squicking us out with the game's premise -- a haunted elementary school filled with dead children -- but what about the actual game through which the squick is delivered? On the PlayStation Blog, XSEED Local...

October 9th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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We didn't have to wait long for the suspense to end regarding XSEED's mystery game: it is, in fact, Corpse Party for PSP, and it will be released as a download this fall. Corpse Party, originally created in RPG maker before being remade for PSP by publisher 5pb, is the story of a group of high...

September 1st 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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XSEED Games is teasing a new release this fall with two videos that are mysterious, disturbing, and, occasionally, cute (thanks to some anime-style art). One teaser video features game artwork and a narrative about being forced into cannibalism to survive; the other features XSEED localization s...

August 31st 2011 at 5:40pm 0 Comments