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Ragnarok Odyssey Ace brings its additions to Europe, Australia and New Zealand on April 30, and that Wednesday due date points towards a PS Store release [Update: GungHo confirmed to Joystiq it's PSN-only]. Ragnarok Odyssey Ace is the updated version of Game Arts' Vita action-RPG, and it brings ...

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An English-language localization of Game Arts' action-RPG Ragnarok Odyssey Ace will hit the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita platforms on April 1, publisher Xseed announced today. An upgraded multiplatform version of 2012's PS Vita-exclusive Ragnarok Odyssey, Ace layers new bosses, equipment, and fea...

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The cross-platform compatible update to last year's Ragnarok Odyssey will start knocking numbers out of monsters in early 2014 as Ragnarok Odyssey Ace. Both the PS3 and Vita version will cost $39.99 and include all DLC released for the original game, but launch copies of the Vita version will cont...

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Marvelous USA (formerly Xseed) announced that it has secured the North American publishing rights for Game Arts' PlayStation 3 and PS Vita action-RPG Ragnarok Odyssey Ace. A European release is also in the works, courtesy of Japanese publisher GungHo. An expanded version of last year's PS Vita r...

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Dokuro, a very cute puzzle platformer from Grandia developer Game Arts, will be released on Vita in North America in October. The PSN exclusive game stars a little skeleton man who attempts to rescue a princess from the Dark Lord who kidnapped her ... and who happens to be Dokuro's own master. Doku...

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Game Arts' next, as-yet-undated PlayStation Vita game is a rarity for consoles, in that it uses a free-to-play model. It's also really, really cute. Picotto Knight is a four-player online side-scrolling action game, in which players control tiny "Cocoroids" who use a variety of hand weapons to figh...

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This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. Once upon a time, it took me a solid y...

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We don't know which is more astounding, the fact that there's a new Silpheed game, or the fact that it's for Google's Android OS. Silpheed Alternative: Menace from Beyond the Stars is the first entry in the series in over a decade, spiritual successors notwithstanding. Much like its predecessor...

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G-Mode announced today that its CEO and founder Takeshi Miyaji died on July 29 at the age of 45. Cause of death was not released as part of the statement. Miyaji co-founded Game Arts at the age of 19, and is best known for creating the Grandia series, as well as his involvement in other classi...

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Considering Grandia's innovative, pseudo-real-time battle system, it's ironic that Europe has spent years waiting for its turn to see the game hit PSOne Classics. The game hit the Japanese PSN in April 2009 and landed on US PS3s earlier this year, and now the Game Arts favorite will finally be avai...

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PlayStation classic Grandia will make its way to the PSN this Thursday, February 25, at a price far less than what you'd pay for a new or used copy. For $10, North America can finally access the RPG that's been on the Japanese PSN since April 2009 -- and on the Sega Saturn since 1997. Grandia st...

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Whether or not you've tried Game Arts's puzzle platformer The Magic Obelisk, you can now check out a portion of the game for free. Specifically, the portion of the game that comes out of your speakers. Game Arts put a ten-track soundtrack for the game (which is called Shadow Walker in Japan) up on i...

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Game Arts has another downloadable title in mind after last week's release of its self-published WiiWare puzzle adventure The Magic Obelisk. Takahiro Nishi, producer of Obelisk, told Siliconera that "Our development team is now engaged in the next downloadable game." The experiment in smaller-scale ...

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After the ESRB rating for Game Arts' Thexder Neo listed it as a PSP and PS3 game, Square Enix released the downloadable shooter remake on PSP only, leaving PS3 retro fans vexed and un-Thex'd. However, a post on Square Enix's Facebook page reveals that the transforming spaceship/robot will make an ap...

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Nintendo's been on quite the roll recently, providing plenty of content in its weekly offerings -- and today is no different. There are ten new titles to check out, including high-profile downloads such as Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth, Oregon Trail and -- finally! -- Pilotwings on the Virtual...

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Has any game been remade and repackaged into "Limited Edition" bundles more often than Lunar: Silver Star? With the announcement of this special edition PSP package from XSEED, we think the answer is "no." The Limited Edition will include a UMD version of the game, soundtrack CD and a set of 13 "br...

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We didn't have to wait long after the Japanese release of Shadow Walker to hear news of a localized version. Game Arts opened a site for The Magic Obelisk, as the puzzle adventure will be known, though it bears a 'TBA' release date. Two trailers have been translated to English (and are available a...

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