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Valkyria Chronicles 2 will apparently have a playable version of Isara, the original game's protagonist's little sister, for those who have a save file of the first game. AndriaSang reports, VC2 owners without the save file can pick up Isara through a password that will be posted on the game's webs...

January 7th 2010 at 12:13pm 0 Comments
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Sega will release a Japanese Valkyria Chronicles 2 demo November 2, translates Andriasang. It's currently unclear whether the demo will be the same one shown at Tokyo Game Show, but for those who weren't there, now's the time to practice some internet trickery if the language barrier isn't a bother....

October 28th 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The announcement of Valkyria Chronicles 2 came as a surprise for most. In spite of the modest sales of the first game, Sega greenlit a second title in th franchise, this time for the PSP. We spoke with Sega director Takeshi Ozawa and producer Shinji Motoyama about the difficulties in translating th...

October 8th 2009 at 9:10pm 0 Comments
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Last week, the Tokyo Game Show brought in over 100 posts worth of news, previews, interviews, galleries, and videos. Clearly, a lot happened. If you're looking for a comprehensive list of all the goings-on during TGS 2009, Joystiq has you covered -- and organized! Click on a platform below to scan...

October 2nd 2009 at 10:10pm 0 Comments

Most fans of the original Valkyria Chronicles will want to know one thing: is the PSP-exclusive sequel a worthy follow-up successor to its predecessor? The answer, from our short time with the game at TGS, seems to be undeniably "yes."A costumed girl attempted to explain the game's controls to me,...

September 28th 2009 at 5:00am 0 Comments

This is going to be awesome news for a heartbreakingly small portion of the gaming population -- Sega has announced that it is localizing the tactical RPG Valkyria Chronicles 2 for a summer 2010 release in North America and Europe. Sega even backhandedly acknowledged the disappointing sales of the f...

September 16th 2009 at 3:15pm 0 Comments

Don't be a hater. Valkyria Chronicles 2 may not be on the PS3 (or 360) as many had wished, but it certainly looks fine as-is on the PSP. Sega has done a remarkable job of recreating the look and, more importantly, gameplay of the original game. Considering the limited power of the PSP, we're positi...

September 10th 2009 at 10:15pm 0 Comments

It's not much, but this 15 second Japanese TV commercial offers some of the first video footage of the upcoming PSP Valkyria Chronicles 2. Unfortunately, this ad doesn't show off any gameplay, instead focusing on the anime cutscenes that drive the game's story. You'll notice that the animation is i...

August 25th 2009 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Valkyria Chronicles 2 is big. (Well, other than the fact that it's portable.) How much bigger, you ask? Well, let's put this into perspective: whereas there were 5 character classes in the first game, the second game will have 35. Additionally, it appears characters will be able to evolve over time...

August 7th 2009 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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Famitsu may have spilled the beans with regards to the Valkyria Chronicles 2 announcement, but Sega has now officially opened the game's website for business. There's not much there right now except for the first page in the developer's blog, though it contains a few screenshots from the game, one...

July 17th 2009 at 9:30pm 0 Comments