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The Invizimals series is bringing its reality-augmenting critters back to North America, with portable and console entries due this year. Vita game Invizimals: The Alliance and PS3 companion Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom hit Europe last year. Despite not bringing the series' PSP game stateside, Son...

February 11th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Sony Europe yesterday announced an Invizimals animated show, and with that announcement hinted at a new PlayStation Vita entry in the series. The TV show, World Screen reports, is set to feature "enhanced reality" mechanics that let viewers unlock content on the Vita.That content could be from a ne...

September 5th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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You'll forgive us if we relate Invizimals to the 1988 sci-fi classic They Live, but we can't help ourselves. The premise of seeking out "magical monsters" who "live in the world all around you," only seen through the lens of a PlayStation Portable's camera, is eerily similar to "Rowdy" Roddy Pipe...

June 29th 2011 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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Invizimals developer Novarama didn't just announce a new game in its PSP augmented reality series today: it announced a new deal with Sony that will ensure more of the Spanish company's games will appear on Sony systems. The AR-focused developer has entered into an exclusivity agreement with SCE...

June 29th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

A press release from publisher JoWood suggested, if not clearly, that they would publish developer Novarama's strangely compelling music game Music Monstars in North America. A new press release makes this sound a lot more likely, though the language is still a bit indirect.According to the press re...

July 25th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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JoWood has announced a deal with German publisher Tivola, in which JoWood will publish the company's titles in "North America, South America, Spain, Portugal and India." Tivola's DS lineup is an assortment of the kind of children's games that get mocked relentlessly, with one exception: the surprisi...

June 12th 2008 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

Music Monstars is a new music game developed by Novarama and published by JoWood Ibérica and Tivola, which combines the gameplay styles of Ouendan with instrument-simulating music games like Jam Sessions and Band Brothers in an interesting way. Notes are played by tapping shrinking circles...

June 11th 2008 at 1:15pm 0 Comments