Post 115431

It’s A Monster Eat Monster World In UnchainBlades ReXX

By Spencer . February 16, 2011 . 11:32am

An introduction to the young half-monsters in the Nintendo 3DS/PSP game published by Furyu and developed by Grandia and Lunar staff.

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Luminary Staff From Grandia, Lunar, And Shining Series Chained For 3DS/PSP RPG

By Spencer . February 15, 2011 . 6:04pm

Each character in UnchainBlades ReXX is designed by a different artist. Bastard!! artist Kazushi Hagiwara created Crunea, a goddess who oversees the entire world. Pako, an artist for the Shining series, created the game’s hero, Fang.

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Tsuku Monogatari Haunts The PSP This Week In Japan

By Ishaan . January 26, 2011 . 3:39pm

Killaware’s supernatural adventure-RPG is due out today on the PSP.

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Sensual Phrase Becomes A DS Dating Game

By Jenni . January 13, 2010 . 3:18pm

Kaikan Phrase, known in English speaking parts of the world as Sensual Phrase, is the latest manga/anime series to get the DS treatment.

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Furyu Parodies The DS In The Last Bullet

By Spencer . April 30, 2009 . 8:01am

The first shooting mission of The Last Bullet takes place in a fair. Karin grabs a rifle and tries to shoot a prize. As a little Easter Egg, one of the prizes is a “QS”.

Post 25871

Visual Novel Adventures We’d Love to See Localized – Chapter 1

By Ishaan . February 15, 2009 . 10:32am

With the number of big budget titles in development today, it’s inevitable that several lesser-known games get lost before they’ve even had a chance to shine. Very often, visual novels end up being the victims of this tragedy simply because most people don’t even consider them to be “games.”   The truth is, visual novels […]

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The Melancholy of Visual Novels

By Ishaan . January 29, 2009 . 1:04pm

A couple months ago, I found myself tossing e-mails and forth with a certain publisher. The subject of these was Last Bullet, a DS game by Furyu Corporation, which supposedly specializes in cell phone games and print seals. I had mailed in asking if they would be interested in localizing the game for a Western […]

Post 26438

Last Bullet Sets Its Sights On April

By Spencer . January 21, 2009 . 11:35am

Blend Konami’s Silent Scope with a visual novel, put it on the Nintendo DS and you get something like Last Bullet. In the game you control Karin, an aspiring sniper and a student.   In the sniper segments players carefully position a scope with the touch screen and press the shoulder buttons to fire. Karin […]

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American Detective Novelist Raymond Chandler Gets A Japanese DS Game

By Spencer . November 19, 2008 . 10:32am

Next spring a DS game based on the 1940s novel Farewell, My Lovely will come out in Japan. This strange scenario is presented by Furyu, the same company behind Last Bullet.   Furyu’s game partially sticks the source material. It borrows detective Philip Marlowe, the main character from Chandler’s novel, and places him into a […]

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