Category Archives: XSEED
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:51 BST
If there are few games on Vita it is certainly not XSEED’s fault. The publisher intends to deliver Valhalla Knights later this year, and to remind you why this is a pleasing prospect, offers an E3 2013 trailer. The players takes on the role of a hardened crim with a past full of nefarious deeds – or are you actually in this jail under false pretences? I don’t care, I just want to level up and kill monsters. Bam. Outta my way.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:44 BST
The latets YS game to head west courtesy of the diligent team at XSEED is Ys: Memories of Celceta. The Vita RPG drops in September, and tells a familiar JRPG story of a young amnesiac man searching for his identity. This one’s all set in a spooky forest, though, which is pretty rad. gaze upon the pure Nihon Falcom goodess in the E3 2013 trailer within.
Fri, Jun 07, 2013 | 04:24 BST
I’m not entirely sure who the killer in Killer is Dead is, as our assassin protagonist seems quite alive, buit this trailer leaves no doubt that practically everybody else is deceased.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 23:33 BST
I have completely given up trying to understand Killer is Dead. You win this time, Suda.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 01:38 BST
Killer is Dead continues to show off its high-contrast, dramatically cel-shaded visuals in this new stash of screens and assets.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 14:05 BST
XSEED Games has announced its lineup for E3 next month. Grasshopper Manufacture’s Killer is Dead and GungHo Online’s Ragnarok Odyssey Ace are included in the publishers list.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 14:03 BST
Grasshopper Manufacture has provided more details on the first run bonuses for Killer is Dead, which for now seem to be for Japan only.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 19:56 BST
Grasshopper Manufacture’s new action-RPG, Killer is Dead, can appeal to a wider group of consumers XSEED feels. It just needs to get the game noticed by those who shop big box retailers.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 20:52 BST
Ken Kutaragi has been named Marvelous AQL’s external director, and will assume his new position at the end of June. According to a a Nikkei report, the former chairman, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment and “The Father of the PlayStation”, will help the firm develop its business further in Japan and in western markets. Marvelous AQL announced earlier this week its subsidiary, XSEED had been absorbed into the firm, and will serve as the Japanese company’s US arm. Thanks,
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 00:27 BST
North American publisher XSEED Games has been absorbed into the ever-expanding Marvelous AQL and will serve as the Japanese company’s US arm.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 20:31 BST
Grasshopper Manufacture CEO doesn’t think sexuality in video games should be as big deal as it is in western countries.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 21:24 BST
Vita-exclusive RPG Valhalla Knights 3 has a new trailer, and its a bit longer than the opening cinematic released earlier this week. Plus, it’s in Japanese which makes it even cooler. Valhalla Knights 3 arrives in Japan in May and is headed to North America sometime or another. Thanks, EdNorton.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 04:01 BST
Vita-exclusive RPG Valhalla Knights 3 has everything you could ask for from the series, accoridng to its opening cinematic. Enormous swords. Elf ears. Spooky castles. The samurai run. It’s all here below the break. Valhalla Knights 3 arrives in Japan in May and is headed to North America, but has not been dated.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 19:42 BST
XSEED has announced a release date for Pandora’s Tower in North America. Originally just set for “April”, Wii users in the region will now be able to officially pick up the Ganbarion-developed title on April 16 for $39.99.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 19:05 BST
Look, Suda, I don’t actually need to know why I’m slicing enemies up in glorious technicolour in Killer is Dead, but as narrative devices go “the Earth has been stolen” is a pretty good one.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 23:00 GMT
XSEED has released its first trailer for the western launch of Killer is Dead, showing off the Grasshopper Manufacture title’s English localisation.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 22:46 GMT
US publisher XSEED has answered the fervent prayers of Operation Rainfall by confirming release of the final JRPG in the Wii’s holy trinity, Pandora’s Tower.
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 19:20 GMT
XSEED has released Ark of the Ages on Android. The first mobile title from the company is an action-RPG developed by Meteorise. Ark of the Ages has players taking on the role of a young knight who has been sent to investigate a series of incidents at a local village. Upon his arrival, he finds a massive ancient tower constructed by a wizard known as the Tower of Magic. You can guess where things go from there, as you meander through 24 dungeons. You can pick the game up through Google Play for $1.99 and soon on iOS.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 | 05:11 GMT
If you live on the appropriate side of the dateline, you’ll be able to pick up Ys I & II Chronicles on Valentine’s Day. The rest of us antipodean suckers have technically to wait till February 15, which is at least 75% less romantic. The bundle is 15% off at pre-order, but will set you back $15 at launch. Ys is a Nihon Falcom RPG series dating back to 197 which XSEED has recently gone a bit crackers for, answering the localisation prayers of gamers over three decades.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 02:27 GMT
Killer is Dead may well boast a world of interesting new features, but Grasshopper Manufacture isn’t talking about any of them. File this one under “non-report”.