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Review: Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus (PlayStation Vita)

Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus (PlayStation Vita)

Well rounded

First impressions count for a lot in this fickle industry. Whether it's art style, design choices, or DLC policies, it's surprisingly easy to lose all interest in a game that doesn't initially match up to your personal preferences. For Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus, this is a big problem, as from the word go, you're bombarded by big,...

Weirdness: Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

For better or for worse

While many developers are worshiped by an army of dedicated fans, others are met with humble logo recognition while players hammer at the start button waiting for a main menu to appear. Marvelous AQL, the developer of niche titles such as New Little King's Story and co-developer of the grotesque Soul Sacrifice, may fall into...

Weirdness: Wacky Japanese Commercials Live Courtesy of Valhalla Knights 3 Gold

Wacky Japanese Commercials Live Courtesy of Valhalla Knights 3 Gold

Pure gold

Growing up in an age prior to YouTube, we often marvelled at the bizarre Japanese commercials that would occasionally be included as extras with select games. Sadly, now that we have access to this kind of insanity on tap, we’ve noticed that the nation’s craziness has been on the wane of late. Fortunately, upcoming PlayStation Vita...

News: Muramasa DLC Adds Four New Character Scenarios

Muramasa DLC Adds Four New Character Scenarios

Ever wanted to play as a two-tailed cat lady?

Back in September, Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu revealed that the PlayStation Vita port of Muramasa: The Demon Blade would be receiving a brand new batch of DLC for its Japanese launch on 28th March. However, other than the content's title – 'Genroku Kaikitan' – very little was disclosed about...

News: Don Your Sunglasses for New Muramasa Footage

Don Your Sunglasses for New Muramasa Footage

Taste the rainbow

Phwoar, those folks over at Vanillaware sure like their colours, huh? This brand new trailer for the PlayStation Vita port of former Nintendo Wii exclusive Muramasa: The Demon Blade is more vibrant than a packet of Skittles. The title’s due out on 28th March in Japan. Sadly, there's still no word on a Western release.

News: Muramasa: The Demon Blade Stuns with Brief Vita Footage

Muramasa: The Demon Blade Stuns with Brief Vita Footage

Watch Momohime in action

Back in September we reported that critically acclaimed Nintendo Wii action RPG Muramasa: The Demon Blade would be coming to the PlayStation Vita after a surprise announcement at Sony's Tokyo Game Show press conference. Since then Marvellous AQL has released a brief, albeit beautiful, clip of the remake in action, along with...

News: Marvelous AQL Developing Vita Exclusive Soul Sacrifice

Marvelous AQL Developing Vita Exclusive Soul Sacrifice

Inafune at the helm

As promised yesterday, the first details of Sony’s blockbuster Vita exclusive Soul Sacrifice have leaked online. The information comes courtesy of Japanese publication Famitsu, which has a seven page feature on the massively anticipated title. The leak confirms that former Capcom man Keiji Inafune is indeed working on the...

News: Marvelous AQL Has Three New Games In Development For PlayStation Vita

Marvelous AQL Has Three New Games In Development For PlayStation Vita

Marvelous AQL might have spent its press conference announcing smartphone and 3DS games yesterday, but it's not forgotten about Sony's PlayStation Vita

The company has three games in development for the system, including a "fantasy RPG", a "fantasy action RPG" and a new "action adventure game". As Joystiq points out, Little King's Story for Vita involves Marvelous, but..