Valkyrie Profile developer tri-Ace acquired by Japanese mobile firm

Resonance of Fate developer tri-Ace has been purchased by mobile development firm Nepro Japan.


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  • Valkyrie Profile developer tri-Ace acquired by Japanese mobile firm

    Resonance of Fate developer tri-Ace has been purchased by mobile development firm Nepro Japan.

  • Phantasy Star Nova is being made by more than 70 people, controls based on PSO2.

    tri-Ace have a team more than 70 strong working on the upcoming single player focused game, designed for “the many gamers who are turned off” by the “idea of online games”. tri-Ace’s Hiroyuki Tamura said the team was looking to make a game that “not only is worth the Phantasy Star name” but also “stands […]

  • Tri-Ace contributed to Final Fantasy XIII-2

    According to Yushihiro Kitao, Star Ocean and Beyond the Labyrinth developer tri-Ace assisted Square Enix with Final Fantasy XIII-2.

  • Beyond the Labyrinth combat takes rock, paper, scissors to a new level

    Mysterious tri-Ace RPG Beyond the Labyrinth sports an intriguing battle system, with a strong tactical bent.

  • Quick Shots – Beyond the Labyrinth lets you draw on your clothes

    Beyond the Labyrinth, the latest RPG from legendary Star Ocean and Valkyria Profile developer tri-Ace, features an unusual character customisation feature.

  • Wednesday Shorts II: Tales of Xillia, Spiral Knights, Cthulhu, LBP2, Persona 3

    I am running out of quirky, esoteric ways to insert an off the wall header image in these shorts posts, so, today I have included one I took of a Hummingbird Moth visiting my batch of flowers on the deck.  Shorts are below.

  • Thursday Shorts II: Borderlands 75% off, Beyond the Labyrinth, Wing Commander

    It’s shorts time again. Get the sweet little stuff below.

  • Beyond the Labyrinth is very lovely to look upon

    One of the RPGs tri-Ace announced earlier in the week, Beyond the Labyrinth, now has an mock up site open, and some lovely screenshots have been released as well.

  • Star Ocean devs show off new engine with tech video

    Star Ocean developer tri-Ace has released a new video showing off its latest graphics engine. The clip features cameos from familiar faces in the RPG series, but is not based on any existing titles from the dev. Watch it below, via Siliconera.

  • Saturday Shorts: Humble Bundle, ARG thanks, EVE, Kinect, Xbox 360

    Happy Easter one and all, no matter how you celebrate it. Even if the rabbit has big, nasty, pointy teeth.

  • Rumor: Valkyrie Profile 3 is a PS3 exclusive

    Rumor has it that Square Enix’s RPG Valkyrie Profile 3 is no longer going to be a multiplatform release, but instead will hit PS3 exclusively.

  • Resonance of Fate dated for March 26 in Europe

    Japanese RPG Resonance of Fate will launch in Europe on March 26 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

  • Resonance of Fate opener is four-minutes long, have a watch

    The four-minute opening to Resonance of Fate has been released in video form, and while not six-minutes long like video Tri-Ace released – it’s still rather lengthy.

  • Resonance of Fate – new screens

    Sega’s released a new batch of screenshots for Resonance of Fate. Get them below.

  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope International screens surface

    Square Enix has released screens for Star Ocean: The Last Hope International, which is different than the other version, in that it contains six language options and optional Japanese voice acting. There’s also anime portraits, and you can choose between those and the CG faces. It will arrive in North America on February 9. Check […]

  • New Resonance of Fate video is over six minutes long

    SEGA has released a new Resonance of Fate (End of Eternity) video over on its YouTube page. It shows all sorts of good stuff like character customization, and loads more. While no exact release date has been provided outside of Japan, it hits stores over there January 28. The video is passed the break, and […]

  • TGS Resonance of Fate video is rather pretty

    Tri-Ace has released a new trailer for its upcoming RPG Resonance of Fate (End of Eternity), and it’s gorgeous. It’s slated for release in North American and Europe during Q3 2010 on PS3 and Xbox 360. Eurogamer has the video.

  • New Resonance of Fate trailer shoots first, asks questions while doing so

    Tri-Ace has just released a new trailer for its upcoming firepower-powered RPG Resonance of Fate (known as End of Eternity in Japan), and it’s looking pretty awesome. If you’ve been wanting more stylish, slow-mo shooting in your life, this game looks to fit the bill. There’s also pulse-pounding orchestral music and impeccably coifed anime characters. […]

  • Star Ocean PS3 hits Europe February 12

    Square just confirmed the PAL version of Star Ocean The Last Hope: International for a February 12 release. The new version of Tri-ace’s RPG will feature a choice of English or Japanese voiceovers and localised subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. PR after the break.

  • Resonance of Fate confirmed for Q3 2010

    Resonance of Fate (End of Eternity) has been confirmed for a North American and European release in Q3 2010. The joint venture between SEGA and tri-Ace is being released in hopes of sparking more interest in JRPGs. “America and Europe is the same release,” said SEGA’s Europe localization producer Jun Yoshino. “Usually the European version […]

  • Resonance of Fate gets “spring” 2010 Euro release date

    Sega Europe just confirmed Tri-ace’s Resonance of Fate for a “spring” 2010 release date in Europe. The RPG – End of Eternity in Japan – is in the works for PS3 and 360. Press release after the break.

  • Resonance of Fate coming west next year

    Sega America’s confirmed a western released for Tri-ace RPG, Resonance of Fate. Yep: that’s End of Eternity, the company’s PS3 and 360 project. “This is actually the first time in history they’ve fully partnered up with a publisher other than Enix/Square-Enix, and their past roster of games – like Star Ocean and Valkyrie Profile – […]

  • End of Eternity – first proper trailer and new screens

    Sega’s just released the first proper movie and some fantastic screens of tri-Ace RPG End of Eternity. Video after the break, shots on 1UP. The media comes as part of Microsoft Japan’s spring showcase this morning. It’s out for PS3 and 360 later this year.

  • End of Eternity gameplay shown in Japan

    Sega made the first gameplay showing of tri-Ace’s End of Eternity in Tokyo this morning as part of Microsoft Japan’s spring showcase. The footage included a section of in-game combat, as well as some CG of two men fighting. The glimpse, while brief, lends credence to a release date this year in Japan. The game […]

  • Sega to support tri-Ace’s End of Eternity for “10 years”

    Sega said today that it plans to support cross-platform tri-Ace RPG End of Eternity for the next decade, Famitsu reports. That’s it. The game’s out at the end of this year, in Japan at least. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Tri-Ace’s End of Eternity – shots and art

    Famitsu’s posted some screens and art of Sega and Tri-Ace’s End of Eternity. The cross-platform RPG was announced last week, and looks about as Japanese as role-playing gets. It’s out this year for PS3 and 360. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Cross-platform Tri-Ace RPG is End of Eternity

    Tri-Ace’s first multi-platform RPG has been revealed as End of Eternity in the latest Famitsu. Get tons of scans on Wii@Everyday. The game, to release for PS3 and 360 this winter, is currently an arbitrary 65 percent complete, and features 17 year-old mercenary Zefa, 26 year-old ex-solider Vashron and 19 year-old woman Test Subject No. […]

  • Tri-Ace teases new, cross-platform RPG

    Tri-Ace has posted a teaser site for a new RPG, which contains little more than a timer. It’s a PS3 and 360 affair, and it looks as though you’ve got 217 hours before you get it. So don’t hold your breath.

  • Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume for DS coming to the UK

    Square Enix will release Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume for DS in the UK on April 3. The RPG has an improved tactical battle system, multiple chapters and various game endings It follows the story of young soldier Wylfred, who seeks revenge against the valkyries that took his father’s life. Sounds dramatic. Press release […]

  • Famitsu 360 gives Star Ocean IV 34/40

    The latest issue of Famitsu 360 has awarded Square Enix’s über-RPG Star Ocean IV: The Last Hope a highly respectable 34/40. Capcom’s Strret Fighter IV scored the same whilst Ninja Gaiden-alike Ninja Blade also scored highly, receiving 33/40. Star Ocean IV is set be released in Japan on February 19. Full scores below: Ninja Blade […]