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An upgraded version of 2007's dungeon-crawling RPG Etrian Odyssey 2: Heroes of Lagaard will premiere for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan later this year, Japanese publication Famitsu reports. Like its updated predecessor Etrian Odyssey Untold, the Etrian Odyssey 2 remake will feature a story mode that r...

August 8th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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If you haven't played any of the Etrian Odyssey games ... well, at the rate Atlus is releasing videos, you'll get to watch the entire game of Etrian Odyssey 3 before it comes out in September. But before that, you can learn about the series' trademark map-making element.

August 6th 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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If you played Etrian Odyssey (parte the firste), then the beginning of the sequel will be no surprise to you. If you haven't, you're in luck -- Etrian Odyssey II takes the same approach as the first title, with a mini-tutorial hidden in the beginning of the game. In the early stages, you can't go w...

June 30th 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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If you're having trouble finding your way to a copy of Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard, then try your luck in our current contest! The giveaway winds down tomorrow, but since you can enter once per day, that means you have two more chances to get your name into the DS Fanboy hat. To enter, jus...

June 29th 2008 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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The "self-help" era is upon us, even finding its way into the video game industry as of late. Aside from the obvious fitness awareness game on Nintendo's other system (we mean Wii Fit, of course), there have been quite a few attempts to help gamers improve their lifestyles and habits. Take, for ex...

June 24th 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Interested in giving Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard a try? Then don't forget to drop by our latest giveaway for your chance at one of two copies we're giving away. If you're lucky, you might even pick up a bonus accessory. What are you waiting for?

June 23rd 2008 at 8:25am 0 Comments
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Last year, DS Fanboy was one of the few places you could find a copy of Etrian Odyssey, and in anticipation of the eventual rarity of the sequel, we've doubled up this time around, and have two copies on offer for two lucky readers! And just to sweeten the deal, we'll throw in the Monaco aluminum...

June 20th 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Etrian Odyssey was a surprise -- it disappeared from shelves into an immediate shortage, as the demand far outstripped the supply, particularly after word got around that it was such a great game. It was so good, in fact, that it went head-to-head with some of the year's biggest titles right here a...

June 18th 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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What a fabulous week! We've got breaking, cooking, exploring, invading, and so much more, in all the major regions! If it's all a little painful on the wallet, well ... the last few months have been lighter on releases, and now we're gearing up for summer -- and the DS just went from zero to sixty...

June 16th 2008 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Even if it is really all about plugging their products, we love it when game developers choose to communicate directly with us, the dirty, huddled masses, and today has brought news of two studios who are inviting questions from gamers.First up is Atlus, or more specifically Nich Maragos, Atlus USA...

June 10th 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Kazuya Niinou, director of the original Etrian Odyssey (as well as Trauma Center) left Atlus last year before any work began on the sequel. The design responsibilities were given to Shigeo Komori, who wrote the scenario for the first game, and who seems to understand what made it so great. 1up's Jer...

June 5th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Nich Maragos, localization product lead for Etrian Odyssey 2 (and Gaming Intelligence Agency alum), has taken us inside the English naming process for Etrian's characters and items in a new Production Diary post. Like classic RPGs, Etrian has an 8-character restriction on all monster, character, and...

May 31st 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments