Category Archives: Marvelous
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 00:11 GMT
Harvest Moon and Rune Factory publisher Marvelous AQL has been slapped with a lawsuit accusing the company of some shady business practices.
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 | 16:15 BST
MarvDev has been launched by Marvelous AQL Europe in order to help independent developers with funding, game design, marketing and operations.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012 | 00:23 BST
Marvellous unveiled upcoming Vita title Oboro Muramasa during Sony’s TGS press conference, but didn’t give any details beyond a March 2013 Japanese release date. Follow-up reports suggest the game is an enhanced release of Wii classic Muramasa: The Demon Blade, with added bells and whistles. According to Gematsu‘s translation, the gorgeous slasher will be backed up by DLC, including an entirely new module called Mysterious Legend of the Genroku Era to be detailed in Famitsu this week.
Fri, Sep 21, 2012 | 01:09 BST
Konami’s local representatives have let us know that New Little King’s Story arrives on Australian Vitas on October 4. A portable reworking of the sadly undervalued Wii original, New Little King’s Story sports touch controls, a new story, social features and DLC on top of its core RPG mechanics. It’s coming to the US and Europe next month, too.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 17:47 BST
Half-Minute Hero Super Mega Neo Climax may be heading to Steam, if a mysterious teaser image sent to D’toid is any indication. There’s not much to the image, only an outline of some characters and reveal date of September 27. There’s a Marvelous logo at the bottom and a sign featuring a steam engine, so it’s sounds pretty cut-and-dry. Half-Minute Hero Super Mega Neo Climax was originally released on PSP and finally landed on Xbox Live back in June 2011.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 03:17 BST
What is going on in these New Little King’s Story screens? I don’t know and I don’t care, I want to be involved immediately.
Mon, Jul 16, 2012 | 04:40 BST
I don’t know what’s going on in these New Little King’s Story screens; I only know that I want it in my life immediately.
Tue, Jun 19, 2012 | 16:14 BST
Rising Star Games will release Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns on 3DS and DS in Europe starting June 29, and to celebrate the Natsume and Marvelous’ farming and adventure title, the frim has released a batch of adorable screenshots which are posted below. Enjoy.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 17:00 BST
Keiji Inafune’s first big project since leaving Capcom was recently revealed to be Soul Sacrifice, a “reality based fantasy” title for Vita. He talked to Jem Alexander at E3 about drawing inspiration from personal life experiences.
Wed, May 30, 2012 | 23:20 BST
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 09:35 BST
Sony’s officially lifted the veil off Soul Sacrifice, giving the game its first official trailer following a Famitsu blowout yesterday. The game, being made as a collaboration between Studio Japan, Marvelous and ex-Capcom dev boss Keiji Inafune, is set to arrive this winter in Japan for Vita. Want to see a monster rip his spine out and use it as a sword. Get watching below the break.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 17:07 BST
Famitsu has posted various screenshots and artwork from Keiji Inafune and Marvelous Entertainment’s Vita title, Soul Sacrifice. The art looks like it was pulled straight from the worst nightmare Durante degli Alighieri could have ever had. The game takes place inside the Golem Book which is filled with monsters the player must battle – all of which were at one time human before they overdid it on the magic use. Check out the shots below, courtesy of AGB.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 16:52 BST
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 06:43 BST
Early magazine leaks out of Japan have revealed Vita title Soul Sacrfice as the next project from Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune.
Fri, Apr 20, 2012 | 02:20 BST
Rising Star and XSEED parent Marvelous AQL has set up camp in the UK, according to Siliconera. The new office will focus on mobile and social games, and will localise Marvelous titles as well as seek out European partners. Former Pure Entertainment CEO Harry Holmwood will lead; he’s recruiting, if you’re on the market. Locally, Marvelous is probably best known for the Harvest Moon series.
Wed, Mar 28, 2012 | 00:45 BST
The Vita reimagining of Little King’s Story will include multiplayer features and pony up DLC.
Fri, Mar 02, 2012 | 05:04 GMT
It seems you just can’t get enough of Harvest Moon: The Land of Origin, as developer Marvelous reveals the game has enjoyed a massive debut week of sales, moving more than 80,000 units and taking home the record for biggest-selling debut of any Harvest Moon title in revent years.
Wed, Feb 08, 2012 | 18:39 GMT
Rising Star’s managing director, Martin Defries, has said the firm will be taking control over the US publishing arm of Marvelous. Speaking with MCV, Defries said: “We were given an opportunity to take over the US publishing business of our former parent company Marvelous Entertainment, to rebrand that as Rising Star Games Inc and to build a successful subsidiary.” Defries also said Rising Star has “an existing publisher in the US” with “strong roots into the market,” but didn’t reveal the name of the firm. There’s no word at present on how this will affect Marvelous USA’s publishing deal with Xseed Games, which is owned by Marvelous AQL. Rising Star USA’s very first North American title will be Akai Katana for Xbox 360.
Sun, Nov 27, 2011 | 22:45 GMT
Konami has confirmed it will bring the Vita version of Little King’s Story to the West.
Tue, Nov 22, 2011 | 05:17 GMT
If you’ve bemoaned a certain lack of self-identification with your silent hero during your pursuit of twoo wuv and incidental agricultural profits, check out these videos of Harvest Moon: The Land of Origin.