Konami has confirmed that New Little King's Story will launch on PlayStation Vita in the West next year
Developed by Marvelous Entertainment, the cutesy RPG is a sequel to popular Nintendo Wii title Little King's Story, and sees players assume the role of King Corobo. Corobo's faced with the unfortunate task of saving his kingdom from the Nightmare, and players must use the PS Vita's various input..
We absolutely adored Half-Minute Hero
If you haven't played that game yet, hop to it. Be quick about it too, you've only got a few months until the game's successor, Hero 30 Second, launches in Japan on August 4th. For those not familiar with the series, the crux of the gameplay depends on you completing a series of RPG-like quests within just 30-seconds. It works better than you might think.
Marvelous has pledged plenty of support for Sony's upcoming NGP platform in its financial report for the coming fiscal year
The developer has a number of projects in the works for Sony's platform, all of which are due for release within the next 12 months. The NGP itself does not yet have a release date, but it expected to launch before the end of the year. The firm's also expecting to profit after..
The developer behind cult PlayStation 2 title, Odin Sphere, has confirmed its next project is an RPG for the PSP called Grand Knights History
The game was revealed in Japanese magazine Famitsu, and pitched as a traditional turn-based RPG. Details are scarce, but it sounds like you'll play as one of three factions of knights in a land called Ristia. You'll need to manage your squad by tweaking stats..
Rising Star Games has confirmed that the PSP farm 'em up, Harvest Moon: Hero Of Leaf Valley, will hit European PSPs this year
It's a typical Harvest Moon affair, with inhabitants of Leaf Valley working together to save the dwelling from ruin. Naturally you'll be growing crops, raising animals, and earning the trust of the locals. The game's due this "Winter", but Rising Star wouldn't be..
We loved Half-Minute Hero
Loved it. So much so, you can often see us mincing about the streets of England sporting our Half-Minute Hero t-shirt. Because we loved it. So it's with plenty of enthusiasm we can reveal that the game's getting a sequel. Hooray. The new game, known as Yuusha 30 Second, will focus on the best sections from Half-Minute Hero: the RPG challenges. There'll be 90 new quests,..
Hey, remember this introduction to a video game? Yeah, it was used on the Wii version of the original No More Heroes
Except now it's roughly 7.21% better as it's been remade in high-definition for the PS3 re-release of No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise. The game's out in Japan next month. Cheers to AGB for the footage.
Grasshopper Manufacture's Suda-51 has revealed to GameSpot that he's extremely interested in making games for the Playstation Motion Controller and will create "new IP" to fit it
I will make some original IP to fit that control system.</blockquote> Suda-51 also expressed some interest in making a Heavy Rain-esque game, but cited it could be difficult with the "current..
Mere moment after getting an official Japanese release date, Marvelous Entertainment has released a new trailer for the upcoming PS3 port of No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise
It features pretty much everything you'd expect from Suda 51's creation: swords, tattoos and ladies. In all, it looks pretty rad.
We're personally hotly anticipating the port of the original No More Heroes onto PS3
And it's exciting to see the game get dated for release on April 15th in Japan. Which is awesome if you want to play the game in HD. The game will have English voices and Japanese text. A Western release isn't terribly likely.
It's no secret: we love Half-Minute Hero (like, lovvvvvvve)
So, consider us extremely tempted by these excellent "official" shirts designed by Bag Of Bees. They're available now. If you're nerdy (like us) you should probably buy one. ... We kinda just did.
Marvelous Entertainment has announced that No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise is to be delayed in Japan. The game was originally pencilled in for a February 25th release, but the game's now been pushed back as far as April. April! With No More Heroes 2 on the Wii also yet to be delayed, rumours suggest that Marvelous are pushing the games into the next fiscal year in order to boost profits in..
If you're still not sure playing an RPG in order 30-seconds is for you, then perhaps you'd be interested in a demo for Rising Star's Half-Minute Hero
The demo is due next week ahead of next month's full release in Europe."We're really excited about the release of Half-Minute Hero, truly the most innovative game on the PSP today," said...
So, this bonkers Japanese promotion for the upcoming HD reboot of Suda51's No More Heroes, No More Heroes: Heroes Paradise, may feature ridiculous amounts of Japanese dialogue and a Japanese MMA star; but it also features gameplay
HD gameplay. Of No More Heroes. Rad.
Y'know, we love RPGs here in the office but sometimes they can be a bit of a daunting investment
Thank goodness then for Half-Minute Hero, a quirky PSP release that sees you take part in a full scale RPG in well, under half a minute. With Japanese and American releases already available, Rising Star has stepped up to publish the European version of...
Embedded is a Japanese trailer for the upcoming Playstation 3 port of No More Heroes
The trailer features lovely visuals, bonkers characters and... colours. Yes, colours. In a video game. Preposterous.
No More Heroes was a great looking game on the Wii, so the thought of it running in HD on the Playstation 3 is really exciting
The folks over at ScrawlFX have managed to temporarily cure our excitement, with some early screenshots from the PS3 version of the game. They claim more screenshots will be revealed tomorrow so for now you'll have to make do with the one. We know: gorgeous.
Arguably the best third-party Nintendo Wii franchise, No More Heroes, is due to make an appearance on the Playstation 3 according to scans from the latest issue of Japanese gaming Bible, Famitsu
The game, entitled No More Heroes: Eiyuutachi no Rakuen (Heroes' Paradise), has been on the cards for a while going on comments by franchise creator Suda 51. Scans from Famitsu show a ported version of the..
According to PS3center
net</a>, the staunch Wii-supporting Japanese publisher Marvelous Entertainment have fallen in love with Sony's new Playstation 3 hardware. The company who have so oft been stung by poor sales of their top-tier third-party Wii releases (No More Heroes, Little King's Story) have found solace in Sony's new cheaper hardware. Describing the new PS3 Slim as "an explosive..
Half-Minute Hero is a zany PSP RPG with distinct twist that the action takes place in Half-Minute chunks
Good title, we hear you scream! If you're still not convinced, then keep your eyes out for a demo next month which will feature two stages from the quirky title. Those of you who are anticipating a UMD release of this game should know that it will be a digital release only. Which makes sense..
Hands up if you played No More Heroes on the Wii
Good, hands up if you want to play No More Heroes on your PS3. Even better. Excellent news because it seems like HD ports of Wii games are something publisher Marvelous are looking into. We know there already a PS3 game, Rainy Woods, in the works but according to Siliconera that's not all. They claim Marvelous want to bring their diverse Wii lineup..
When asked about the Marvelous published Playstation 3 Grasshopper project, the president of the publisher Yasuhiro Wada joked, "if we do that [game] we might go bankrupt
" Of course he backed that statement up with a serious one by confirming, "we are making it, but if we make everything then it's a little too risky." So, Marvelous are happy to publish Grasshopper's project - but..