Whatever Happened To A Witch’s Tale?

By Spencer . February 20, 2009 . 9:30am

witcht Good question! When NIS America introduced A Witch’s Tale last summer their plan was to release it around Halloween… 2008. It’s 2009 and we haven’t seen anything new about Hit Maker’s Nintendo DS game.

 

A Witch’s Tale, however, has not been buried. An official site popped up in teaser mode. A full reveal is scheduled for next week, but the Japanese page in its skeletal form gives us a few details. The game will be known as A Witch’s Tale: The Seven Princesses and the Apprentice Witch in Japan. Also, it is on target to come out this year.

 

Since NIS America is lending a hand in the development process we should hear more about a domestic release in the future. Perhaps, we’ll see A Witch’s Tale in stores around Halloween 2009?


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  • blueblazer64

    what happened to that copy of animal crossing with magic too the trailer was in english
    i was expecting it and they didnt even try to get it here
    =(hate when games with potential dont get released here

    • http://www.siliconera.com Spencer

      You mean Little Magician’s Magical Adventure from Konami? It’s coming here in May under a new name now.

  • Tin Man

    I was snooping around Rosenqueen a few weeks ago and actually happened upon this: http://www.rosenqueen.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=279

    I was glad to see a little sign that the game wasn’t dead, as I somehow doubt that NIS would have gone through the trouble of producing $300 a pop giclee prints for a canceled game and actually hope to sell them. Well, the art WAS nice whether or not there was going to be a game attached to it, but you get what I mean.

  • Evila

    Yeah, like Spencer said, it’s still coming out. The new English title is “Magician’s Quest: Mysterious Times”. Also good to hear A Witch’s Tale is still around. Was wondering about that title.

    EDIT: D’oh, this was supposed to be a reply to blueblazer64′s comment.

  • http://www.siliconera.com Jenni

    Glad to see it’s still around! It looked like an interesting prospect.

  • Evila

    Hey, heads up to y’all, gpara just made an article about this game with lots of screens and art.
    http://www.gpara.com/comingsoon/witchtale/090221/

  • Happy Gamer

    ah this is the game i was getting confused over eternal poison.
    i remember when i first saw this i was like yes! i love halloween typeish settings with a little
    lightheartedness in games. not too common there. Disgaea to me wasn’t too much like that altho pretty close.

    anyways i can’t wait for this to come over.

    btw anyone here needs translations of korean things? lol
    im a translator at korean conferences part time serious work lol!

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