AQ Interactive Cans PSP Pachinko Game

By Spencer . December 2, 2009 . 7:06pm

image Every December, it seems, AQ Interactive cancels a game with a press release. Last year it was Cry On. This year it’s a game you probably haven’t heard of, CR Hana no Keiji Zan.


CR Hana no Keiji Zan is a pachislot port with a Keiji manga license. This is the kind of game that wouldn’t ever come to North America anyway, but it’s worth mentioning since AQ Interactive just canceled a low budget pachislot game.


AQ Interactive started developing games for HD consoles like BulletWitch. Then they funded Mistwalker’s projects like Away: Shuffle Dungeon. This year, AQ Interactive released a nostlagic music/rhythm game, Ju-On: The Grudge, and a mahjong title starring characters from When the Cicadas Cry for PSP.


Here’s another look at their unfinished project.



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  • robopon360

    It’s pretty fascinating how AQ is still around. It seems like all their products bomb in retail.

  • Ereek

    Hmm, AQ Interactive owns XSEED, right? I hope nothing bad will happen.

  • I’m not sure what the appeal of PSP pachinko would be. You don’t even get any money for winning. O_o

    • bugmeknot

      Bomberman Land for PSP has a pachinko game in it, you win money which you can spend on clothing accessories and ingredients. There’s also a fashion show and cooking competitions.

      Unlike the other casino games in Bomberman Land the pachinko requires no skill while still being fun and having a good payout.

  • They make me really sad, cancelling two obviously fantastic games :3

    • Well, it’s good to see a company being honest when cancelling games at least.

  • am i the only one who doesnt understands the screenshots? o-o

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