Dragon's Crown News
News Dragon's Crown Pulled From European PlayStation Store
Atlus takes the crown back
Japanese fantasy brawler Dragon's Crown has been pulled the European PlayStation Store less than 24 hours after it was announced that the game would be part of the 'Big in Japan' discount sale. According to NIS America's Twitter account, the PlayStation 3 and Vita game was removed due to the expiration of the publishing...
Soapbox Was Dragon's Crown Just A Joke That Nobody Got?
Taking things too seriously
Given the recent furore over the lack of female playable characters in Assassin's Creed: Unity — and the fact that the previously controversial action RPG Dragon's Crown is currently part of Europe's PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection — I've been having plenty of time to think about how sexism manifests itself...
Who Would Win Wednesdays Amazon vs. Arishok
We already know what you're thinking. You took one look at the thumbnail for this week's Who Would Win Wednesdays and you were either more inclined to click the link, or you were disgusted with our choice of artwork for today's fight. But differing tastes is what this weekly feature is all about, as we throw two PlayStation personalities at...
News Dragon's Crown's Firey Fifth Patch Breaks Level Cap and Generates Random Dungeons
Fans of Vanillaware's chaotic action RPG Dragon's Crown will be ecstatic to learn of the game's fifth and final update, which seems to have been designed with the most hardcore of players in mind. Aside from the typical "gameplay stability" fix, the patch attempts to lengthen the beautiful brawler's already beefy playtime. It all...
Store Update 9th October 2013 (Europe)
It may be pushing fashionably late to its absolute limit, but Dragon’s Crown is finally set to deploy in Europe this week. You’ll be able to purchase Vanillaware’s latest visual treat for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita from the PlayStation Store, with both versions securing sizeable PlayStation Plus discounts. Other...
News Japan Loots a Dragon's Crown Cross-Play Patch [Updated]
The more the merrier
Atlus has confirmed that the patch is indeed heading to North America, and will be "arriving very soon". The publisher also states that more details are on the way. [Original story] Despite the fact that you can transfer your save file between the PlayStation 3 and Vita versions of Vanillaware's RPG beat 'em up Dragon's Crown,...
News Dragon's Crown Rules Europe on 11th October
King of the continent
Dragon’s Crown may already be setting hearts aflutter in North America, but you won’t have to wait an eternity for the European release. NIS America has revealed that the brawler will bash both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita to bits on 11th October overseas. Those of you that pre-order at participating retailers...
Store Update 6th August 2013 (North America)
This week’s North American PlayStation Store update is an absolute corker. In addition to the hotly anticipated Vanillaware brawler Dragon’s Crown, there’s also the brilliant Tales of Xillia vying for your attention. Other goodies include Ibb and Obb and new Soul Sacrifice DLC. Let's do this. Pre-Orders: NHL 14 ($59.99)
News Dragon's Crown Is Questing to Europe Later This Year
A European release for Atlus' highly anticipated action RPG Dragon's Crown was beginning to look quite sketchy, but today the title was confirmed to be making the journey by publisher NIS America. Although no solid release date was given, Europe is to expect the game sometime in the Autumn. Sporting a fantastic art style, chaotic...
News Pre-Order Dragon's Crown for This Awesome Art Book
Showered in riches
A royal affair like Dragon’s Crown was never going to eschew pre-order bonuses. Atlus has revealed that those who register their interest in the Vanillaware brawler for either the PlayStation 3 or Vita will be rewarded with a 64-page art book sporting the work of designer George Kamitani. The tome will also include scrawls by...
News You Don't Want to Get on the Wrong Side of Dragon's Crown's Amazon
Legs like tree trunks
We’re pretty confident that you could see the thighs of Dragon’s Crown’s playable Amazon character from space. Her extraordinary muscles pave the way for plenty of power, as this brand new trailer demonstrates. In it, the partially undressed protagonist is shown tossing enemies into the air and dishing out a hearty...
News Dragon's Crown's Sorceress Struts into New English Language Trailer
Fighter also the focus of refreshed footage
If you’re employed by Gearbox, we recommend hitting the back button on your browser right now. For those of you still with us, Atlus has deployed a couple of semi-new Dragon’s Crown trailers, focusing once again on the Sorceress and the
News Dragon's Crown Summons Wizard Gameplay Footage
Kind of magic
The wizard is without a doubt the best dressed class in Vanillaware’s upcoming Dragon’s Crown. Not only does the protagonist wear a stylish, silk cloak, but he’s also rocking some slick undergarments and leather boots. You can catch the character conjuring an asteroid shower from a magical tome in the trailer embedded below. The...
News Acquaint Yourself with Dragon's Crown's Elf in New Trailer
All of a quiver
Fortunately, there’s at least one character in Dragon’s Crown that knows how to dress properly. Atlus has deployed a brand new trailer for the upcoming PlayStation 3 and Vita brawler’s Elf, demonstrating the protagonist’s ranged attacks and respectable clothing. The full title’s due out on 6th August in North America, but...
News Dragon's Crown's Dwarf Trailer Flexes Its Muscles
If you felt that the previous Dragon’s Crown trailer showed a little too much skin, then you’ll probably be equally displeased with this brand new footage focusing on the Dwarf. Rather than equip himself with clothing and body armour, he prefers to wander around partially nude. Still, at least he's got that big beard to cover up a bit...
News Saucy Sorceress Trailer Deployed for PS3 and Vita Brawler Dragon's Crown
Must be cold
Video game characters are renowned for their impractical dress sense, but we reckon that Dragon's Crown’s enchanted Sorceress class takes things to the next level. If we were venturing through grotty catacombs, we’d very much want to keep ourselves covered up – but the title’s magical character type seems content with letting it...
News New Dragon's Crown Trailer Whips Out Its Sword
It's a big one
Atlus has unsheathed a brand new trailer for its upcoming PlayStation 3 and Vita brawler, Dragon’s Crown. The full game features six classes, but this footage focuses on the Fighter. Don’t worry about the Japanese voiceover – just gaze dreamily at the gorgeous Vanillaware artwork. Looks lovely, doesn't it? The title's due out on...
News Dragon's Crown Reigns on PS3 and Vita This Summer
Atlus attaches window to the beautiful brawler
Vanillaware’s slick PlayStation 3 and Vita brawler Dragon’s Crown will stroll onto North American store shelves and the PlayStation Network this summer, publisher Atlus has announced. The game will set you back $49.99 for the console version, and $39.99 for the handheld release. There’s no word on...
News Dragon's Crown Trailer Punches Your Eyeballs with Pretty Graphics
Tastier than nacho cheese and bacon on crispy fries
If hotly anticipated PlayStation 3 and Vita brawler Dragon’s Crown was an animal, it would probably be a kitten wearing a big pink bow. Vanillaware has released a brand new trailer for the co-operative beat ‘em up, which introduces you to the cast of the game and also shows off a euphoric mouse...
News Dragon's Crown Details Punching Their Way Online Next Week
Announcement of an announcement
New information regarding Vanillaware’s slick PlayStation 3 and Vita brawler Dragon’s Crown will thump its way online next week. Atlus has launched a website for the fighter which points to a full re-reveal on 21st March. That’s next Thursday for those of you without a calendar to hand. The beautiful beat ‘em...
News Dragon's Crown Shifts to Atlus, Due Out in 2013
Info for the fangs
Vanillaware's hotly anticipated Dragon's Crown for Vita and PS3 will reach the West in 2013. The gorgeous hand-drawn action RPG has switched publishers from UTV Ignition to Atlus, which seems a better fit to us: Atlus published previous Vanillaware title Odin Sphere on PS2, and that turned out all right. Last month we heard...
News Don't Worry, Dragon's Crown Isn't Cancelled
Illustrator responds to rumours
The Internet was whipped into a frenzy yesterday when Amazon cancelled pre-orders for Vanillaware’s upcoming PlayStation 3 and PS Vita action game Dragon’s Crown. It’s been a while since we heard any new information about the title, leading many anticipant gamers to expect the worst. But illustrator Shigatake...