Post 319722

5pb Is Teasing An Announcement And The Clue Is "Shield Energy"

By Spencer . August 6, 2013 . 10:30pm

5pb has a countdown site up with a green sphere and “shield energy” written on top of it. Any guesses? I’m hoping for a Liberation Maiden shooter.

Post 301946

5pb/Mages President Teases “Sci-Fi Psycho Suspense” Game

By Ishaan . June 3, 2013 . 4:00pm

5pb/Mages founder Chiyomaru Shikura has a number of projects in the works.

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Takahashi Meijin And His Fast Fingers Joins Steins;Gate Company Mages

By Spencer . October 8, 2012 . 9:06pm

Former Hudson spokesperson Toshiyuki Takahashi better known as Master Takahashi is now working for Mages. Mages (formerly known as 5pb) is behind visual novel games like Steins;Gate, Robotics;Notes, and the Corpse Party series on PSP.

Post 126213

This Is Why 5pb Are Focused On The Xbox 360 In Japan

By Ishaan . April 21, 2011 . 2:39pm

We asked 5pb founder and executive director, Chiyomaru Shikura, what his thoughts are on the Xbox 360’s market in Japan.

Post 126341

Visual Novel Publisher 5pb Becomes Mages, 5pb Director Is Head Of The Company

By Spencer . April 21, 2011 . 10:10am

5pb’s president steps into bigger shoes leading a group of companies called Mages.

Post 126237

5pb To Be Absorbed By Parent Company

By Ishaan . April 21, 2011 . 12:03am

The Chaos;Head and Steins;Gate publisher will be absorbed by their parent company, AG-ONE, come June 1st.

Post 120106

Dunamis15 Is A Ticket To A Time Loop Adventure

By Ishaan . March 17, 2011 . 10:35am

Dunamis15 takes place in the near future where a boring student’s life is suddenly thrown into a time loop with recurring events.

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Phantom Breaker Demo Pops Up On Xbox Live

By Spencer . March 11, 2011 . 1:32am

Not sure about 5pb’s first fighting game? Then try it first. 5pb just put a Phantom Breaker demo on Xbox Live. The trial version includes four characters: Mikoto, Yuzuha, M, and Itsuki.

Post 118824

Muv-Luv And Muv-Luv Alternative Move To Xbox 360

By Spencer . March 8, 2011 . 7:32pm

Harem meets mecha visual novel finds home on Xbox 360 care of 5pb.

Post 118120

Importers Rejoice! Bullet Soul Will Be Region-Free

By Ishaan . March 4, 2011 . 2:38pm

And it’s import-friendly to boot.

Post 115405

It Had To Happen…Steins;Gate Heads To PSP

By Ishaan . February 16, 2011 . 2:06pm

5pb’s hit visual novel is getting a portable adaptation this June.

Post 115417

Ever17 Gets An All-New Xbox 360 Remake

By Ishaan . February 16, 2011 . 1:28pm

KID’s popular visual novel is getting an Xbox 360 remake, courtesy of 5pb.

Post 113013

Phantom Breaker Has Guest Characters From Other 5pb Games

By Ishaan . February 2, 2011 . 8:29am

Rimi from Chaos;Head and Kurisu from Stein;Gate invade 5pb’s girl-on-girl fighter.

Post 111568

Bullet Soul Possibly Being Published On A Region-Free Disc

By Ishaan . January 25, 2011 . 12:01pm

And impressions of the game from a 5pb. event in Tokyo, courtesy of a Siliconera reader.

Post 111573

Phantom Breaker Breaks Into Stores This April

By Spencer . January 25, 2011 . 11:25am

5pb’s all girls fighting game, Phantom Breaker, is scheduled for release on April 28. The Xbox 360 game utilizes Xbox Live for online matches, but why are they fighting?

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