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If you know me, you probably know that I have a weird fascination with alternate history. You know, the daydreams of historians when they're not rewriting the past to suit the latest trends. "What if?" my mind wonders, especially when it comes to MMOs. You see, for every game that actually makes i...

May 9th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Level 5 has registered trademarks for three heretofore unannounced projects, Siliconera reports. Rare Drop Adventurer Note, Earth Devastating B-rank Girlfriend and Wonderflick were all trademarked by the developer around the same time, which may indicate that these titles collectively represent a t...

May 4th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The Starship Damrey will launch on the North American eShop on May 16. The game is the first in Level-5's Guild02 series to cross over to the US in its own 3DS download. The Starship Damrey is an action-adventure game that has players waking up without knowing who or where they are. That's in the...

May 4th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy is coming to Europe this year, but North America won't see it arrive until 2014. The news comes via this morning's Nintendo Direct which revealed the schedule for the sixth Layton entry's 3DS world tour, the Level-5 puzzler having already come to Japan on Febru...

April 17th 2013 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Level-5 was listed as one of the third-party developers signed on for PlayStation 4 development. CEO Akihiro Hino told Nikkei (translated by Siliconera) that the company has a specific game in mind for the platform, which is in the "planning" stage now. He indicated that the developer and publisher...

April 9th 2013 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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A couple of retailers are offering Ni No Kuni at a hefty discount. Amazon has the wonderful RPG down to a mere $40. If you like your shopping a bit more up close and personal, Target has it available for the same price in-store. That's like ... 80 cents an hour.

April 8th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Servers for both White Knight Chronicles and White Knight Chronicles 2 are being taken down on June 18. The WKC2 server shutdown was announced by D3 Publisher, while the WKC1 news came from Sony Computer Entertainment America.The servers were shared by North American and European players, so while...

March 21st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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We didn't have to wait long to find out about Level-5's plans for an American iOS release of Suda 51's shooter Liberation Maiden: it's available on iTunes right now for $4.99.The port of the 3DS game doesn't just remove buttons from the controls and $3 from the price. It also adds Retina Display gr...

March 7th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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A surprise release of Liberation Maiden showed up on the iTunes App Store in New Zealand today, which, for other apps, usually leads to a worldwide release throughout the day as their respective clocks strike midnight.Liberation Maiden was originally released on 3DS in Japan as part of the Guild01...

March 6th 2013 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai assured us it's making available more, limited stock of Ni no Kuni to the UK's leading retailers this week following widespread reports of it selling out across the country.The Level-5 and Studio Ghibli PS3 game was the surprise leader of this week's UK charts, becoming the first JRPG...

February 6th 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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In Europe, a free Ni No Kuni familiar – they're essentially monsters you defeat, recruit and then train to fight for you – has been available for download. On February 12, Namco Bandai will extend the gesture to North America and offer the same critter, named Draggle, as a free download...

February 2nd 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments