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New El Shaddai Project Coming Soon From Ignition And Takeyasu Sawaki

By Spencer . March 15, 2012 . 11:14pm

Ignition has another El Shaddai project in the pipeline and opened a teaser site for it asking – who is the ultimate angel God is speaking about?

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Ignition Switches From Internal Development To Partner Publisher

By Spencer . June 27, 2011 . 2:02pm

We got in touch with Shane Bettenhausen, Director of Business Development, who confirmed the London studio will no longer be developing games. Ignition offices will remain open in London and Tokyo, but only for video game publishing.

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Magical Drop V Bounces Onto PC First, But It’s Coming To Consoles Too

By Spencer . June 9, 2011 . 12:45am

Magical Drop V, a brand new game from the Data East series of the same name, is in development.

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Ignition Entertainment On The State Of Selling Niche Japanese Games

By Spencer . March 28, 2011 . 2:43pm

Continuing our interview with Shane Bettenhausen from Ignition Entertainment, Bettenhausen talks about Deadly Premonition, the trial of licensing Nintendo DS games, and hints at the company’s 3DS plans.

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The State Of Ignition Entertainment

By Spencer . March 25, 2011 . 12:31pm

We interviewed Shane Bettenhausen, New Business Development Director at Ignition Entertainment, to see what else the niche publisher is working on besides El Shaddai and the state of the publisher after they closed a number of offices.

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Ignition Considering “Extensions” To El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron

By Spencer . March 17, 2011 . 3:38pm

El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron isn’t even in stores yet, but Ignition has high hopes for the first production from their Japan studio.

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Did You Know Ignition Tried To License Blood Of Bahamut From Square Enix?

By Spencer . March 8, 2011 . 5:17pm

Under Shane Bettenhausen’s guise Ignition Entertainment remains committed to bringing Japanese games overseas. Here’s one behind the scenes story – Ignition tried to license Blood of Bahamut from Square Enix.

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Square Enix Jumps On The El Shaddai Meme

By Spencer . March 6, 2011 . 11:06pm

Even Square Enix has a partnership with Ignition and El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron.

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Did Deadly Premonition Remind You To Eat, Sleep Or Smoke?

By Spencer . March 4, 2011 . 1:01pm

Deadly Premonition director “Swery” held a talk at Game Developer’s Conference where he discussed the importance of having players remember your game while they aren’t playing it.

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Arch Slashing And Wave Surfing In Our Hands-On With El-Shaddai

By Spencer . March 1, 2011 . 1:47pm

I started my hands-on in Act 3: Ezekiel, a level quite early in the game since Enoch only has two of the three weapons he can use. He started the level, like all levels, with no weapons.

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El Shaddai’s Enoch Can Perform Combos With Dual-Shields

By Ishaan . February 25, 2011 . 11:00am

Enoch’s Veil doubles as both a pair of shields and a weapon with which you can pull off combos.

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Hi Bandai? This Is Lucifel. God Says Make An El Shaddai Figure

By Spencer . February 4, 2011 . 12:38am

Lucifel, the time traveling archangel, paid a visit to Namco Bandai’s offices with a message.

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Ignition Exploding With Boom Unleashed?

By Spencer . January 25, 2011 . 10:02am

Ignition may be scaling back, but the publisher appears to still developing their own games outside of El Shaddai.

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El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron Boxart Looks Elegant

By Ishaan . January 18, 2011 . 2:00pm

Take a look at El Shaddai’s Japanese box art.

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El Shaddai Descending To Japan In April

By Ishaan . January 16, 2011 . 12:00pm

Japan gets El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron on April 28th.