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Nintendo Subsidiary, Brownie Brown, Changes Name To 1-Up Studio

By Ishaan . February 1, 2013 . 9:24am

Brownie Brown worked with Level 5 on Fantasy Life and also on a little game named Mother 3.

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Fantasy Life Promotional Video Looks Great, But Isn’t Very Informative

By Ishaan . October 20, 2010 . 9:23am

Level 5 and Brownie Brown’s life-sim sure looks great. Now, if only the trailer told us what it actually involved…

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Fantasy Life Screenshots Come To Life

By Ishaan . October 19, 2010 . 7:32am

Fantasy Life looks quite different now from how it originally did on the Nintendo DS.

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Fantasy Life Announced For 3DS, Yoshitaka Amano And Nobuo Uematsu Involved

By Ishaan . October 19, 2010 . 5:51am

Originally conceived for the Nintendo DS, Fantasy Life is now a 3DS game.

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Touch Screen, Coin Collecting, Kappa Game Coming To DSiWare

By Spencer . December 7, 2009 . 2:48pm

Nintendo, with the help of Magical Starsign developer Brownie Brown, is making a DSiWare game starring a coin collecting kappa.

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Livly Garden’s Cuddly Creatures Dump On DS Next January

By Spencer . October 22, 2009 . 6:36pm

Don’t be fooled by the name. This Brownie Brown game isn’t a gardening game, it’s a pet sim.

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Level 5 And Brownie Brown Team Up For Fantasy Life

By Spencer . August 25, 2009 . 6:30am

Professor Layton developer Level 5 announced a new RPG project, which looks like Animal Crossing set in the world Dark Cloud.

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Marvelous Adapting Virtual Pet Web Game For DS

By Spencer . August 21, 2009 . 8:13am

Marvelous and So-Net, the owners of the Livly Island intellectual property, are teaming up to make a DS version called Livly Garden. The game is slated for release this winter.

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Brownie Brown: From The Beginning To Blue Dragon Plus And Beyond

By Spencer . January 22, 2009 . 3:25pm

Brownie (noun) – in folklore these helpful and hardworking elves do chores at night. Brownie Brown’s name is derived from these mythological creatures.   Before Brownie Brown opened its doors in June 2000 Shinichi Kameoka worked at Square on the Mana series. The studio’s core staff were also part of the Legend of Mana team. […]

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Brownie Brown "Looking Into" Wii Development

By Spencer . January 20, 2009 . 2:45pm

What is Brownie Brown up to these days? The Tokyo based developer recently finished Blue Dragon Plus for Japan and in the future they might be working with the Wii. Shinichi Kameoka, President of Brownie Brown, tells us, “I’d like to try making games for the Wii. We’re optimistic about it and looking into it.” […]

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Blue Dragon Plus set for September

By Spencer . May 19, 2008 . 7:36am

When AQ Interactive announced Blue Dragon Plus the game was scheduled to come out in March 2008. Feelplus and Brownie Brown, the duo behind the DS title, will complete their work on it about six months later. Blue Dragon Plus will finally come out in Japan on September 4.   Mistwalker’s DS game retains the […]

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The brains behind Blue Dragon Plus

By Spencer . December 24, 2007 . 12:20pm

AQ Interactive is publishing it. Mistwalker is planning it. Who is programming the real time strategy RPG? Surprisingly, it isn’t anyone from the usual AQ Interactive group comprised of Cavia, Artoon and Feel Plus. Brownie Brown, the studio behind Magical Starsign and Sword of Mana is taking care of Blue Dragon Plus. The choice is […]

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Gut busting deal! Heroes of Mana only $19.99 @ Play-Asia

By Rolando . April 16, 2007 . 3:42pm

Is the wait for Heroes of Mana’s localization killing you so much that you’d do just about anything to get your hands on its import version? Whatever your idea of “do just about anything” may be is beyond me, but take comfort in knowing that for a limited time (as always), Play-Asia is selling Heroes […]

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The Truth about Heroes of Mana

By Rolando . March 20, 2007 . 11:22am

Of all the fans of a given video game series/franchise, Mana fans have had it worse. Once Mana fans realized that the original Secret of Mana games would never come to be, many became distant with the franchise and have developed a jaded look in any new Mana entry that wasn’t Secret of Mana or […]

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Go on a Magical Vacation with your DS

By Spencer . June 19, 2006 . 11:01am

Coming out on June 22nd is Magical Vacation: 5-tsu no Hoshi ga Narabu toki (When the five stars line up) a touch screen RPG developed by Brownie Brown who developed Sword of Mana. In the game you can use the bottom screen to move your party around and tap on characters to activate spells. Nintendo […]

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