Guilty Dragon, The .hack Connected Mobile Game, Is Coming To America & Europe

By Spencer . September 26, 2012 . 4:14pm

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On top of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle, CyberConnect2 is developing Guilty Dragon for Android and iOS.

 

"We are producing a game called Guilty Dragon for smartphones and it will be released soon in Japan. We have about 200 people on our staff so we are able to work on a lot of titles," said Hiroshi Matsuyama, CEO of CyberConnect2, dressed in a Sage Naruto costume. Siliconera asked Matsuyama about the development of Guilty Dragon during a pre-Tokyo Game Show event.

 

"The pro about a smartphone app is that you can play it wherever you want. Therefore, it is a very different approach in development than I’ve had experience with. By the way, the engine I’m using is Unity," Matsuyama commented.

 

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"After we release in Japan we will release Guilty Dragon in America and Europe," announced Matsuyama. This is the first time Matsuyama discussed a Western release of Guilty Dragon. Guilty Dragon has a connection to the .hack series. Many of the games cards look like .hack characters too, but Matsuyama was careful not to reveal the link between the two games yet.

 

Guilty Dragon will be available for iOS and Android. If you haven’t seen it before check out a video of the game here.


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  • http://www.facebook.com/robert.leonardi.56 Robert Leonardi

    insta download (or buy if its not free in appstore) XD

  • Curan_Altea

    The ONE reason I regret owning a windows phone……

  • http://alboreo.tumblr.com Alboreo

    Neat! It’s a shame it probably won’t run well on any of my devices.

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    .hack goodness is coming? INSTA BUY!!!

  • https://twitter.com/#!/JadenPrinceton C.Guzman

    I’ve never been so ready in my life!!!!!

  • http://epiclyamazing.wordpress.com/ AzureNova

    Yes! Dreams do come true. I love you Matsuyama! =^_^=

  • http://twitter.com/Nates4Christ Nate

    They need to bring .hack links over. Digital vita compatible would be great. But if they do bring this that will be great too. 

  • rinalicat

    Woo hoo! Awesome!! Can’t wait!!

  • http://www.fogalchemist.com/ caleb1993

    Awesome news. This is one of the few smartphone games that I must purchase (mainly due to my love of .hack// and pretty much everything else released by CyberConnect). I hope it turns out to be a really fun game as well. It seems to be shaping up that way, but until it’s released, there’s no definite way of knowing. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dylan-Ng/100000854638739 Dylan Ng

    Now I just need an internet connection… and see whether can I buy this frm Asia.

  • http://www.serkantoto.com/ Serkan Toto

    This game, in Japan, will be distributed via the Mobage social gaming network.

    As a social game, it will be free-to-play, and you will need a Mobage account to play it.

    There is also the chance that the English version will be connected to Mobage, too.

  • s6_miller

    Great! I just hope I’ll be able to play this on my Xperia S

  • http://www.facebook.com/darren.wilson.33633 Bob Makihara

     @o@ I may need to get a better phone, gotta love .hack// being announced in both the US and Europe! Concept or not i’m getting this ^o^

  • http://Gematsu.com/ Bruno Silva

    Awesome! Definitely getting this asap :)

  • P 627

    hope can change voices back to japanese. english dubs ruin everything

  • http://www.facebook.com/jonathan.m.schwandt Jonathan Michael Schwandt

    Id buy anything dot//hack if the sales would help convince the company to localize more titles!

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