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News: XSEED: We Love the Vita and Will Continue to Support It

XSEED: We Love the Vita and Will Continue to Support It

Get a room

Sony's slowly dropping support for the PlayStation Vita, but it remains flush with Japanese titles and indie ports. This puts the portable in a unique position: it remains incredibly relevant – but only among a very specific niche. Fortunately, publisher XSEED – the organisation responsible for bringing the likes of Akiba's Trip:...

News: Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair Brings Buggy Slideshows to PS4

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair Brings Buggy Slideshows to PS4

EDF! EDF! EDF!

Earth Defense Force's eternal appeal will always be its less-than-stellar presentation. We're not sure whether we find XSEED Games' promise of better performance in the forthcoming PlayStation 4 instalment Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair appealing or not, then – but having read similar pledges for previous...

Review: Brandish: The Dark Revenant (PlayStation Portable)

Brandish: The Dark Revenant (PlayStation Portable)

Resurrect an old friend

Brandish: The Dark Revenant was originally released on the Super Nintendo in 1991. Despite its rocky reception, it was eventually ported to the PlayStation Portable in 2009 in Japan. And, after six years, it's finally travelled overseas, with a full English localisation. The big question is: has it been worth the wait? The...

News: Corpse Party: Blood Drive Hops on the Highway to Hell

Corpse Party: Blood Drive Hops on the Highway to Hell

XSEED registers domain for Vita exclusive

There may be a dearth of big budget blockbusters on the PlayStation Vita right now, but there are bags of indie titles and quirky Japanese curios. Corpse Party is one franchise that blossomed into popularity towards the end of the PlayStation Portable's life, and it looks like its Vita exclusive successor,...

Review: Killer Is Dead (PlayStation 3)

Killer Is Dead (PlayStation 3)

Crud on the moon

Killer Is Dead is unashamedly stupid. Executive producer Goichi Suda – better known by his nickname Suda51 – has made a living out of his bonkers plots and premises, but the latest product to drop off Grasshopper Manufacture’s production line takes the nonsense of No More Heroes and kits it out in a straitjacket. This is a...