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Our Fan-Powered Interview With NIS America’s President Part 2

By Spencer . July 1, 2011 . 6:33pm

We changed topics to NIS America’s anime business, Persona 4: The Animation, Makai Wars, and Mr. Akenga’s thoughts on the new hardware.

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Our Fan-Powered Interview With NIS America’s President Part 1

By Spencer . June 30, 2011 . 6:40pm

Our focus in this interview with Haru Akenaga, President of NIS America, is how NIS America can further expand in North America. As usual, I brought along reader questions to our talk.

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What’s Going On With NIS America, Imageepoch, And Black Rock Shooter?

By Spencer . June 27, 2011 . 7:03pm

Speaking with Haru Akenga, President of NIS America, I asked if he could update us on their plans with the Black Rock Shooter: The Game developer, Imageepoch.

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NIS America President On Vita Support And HD Remakes

By Spencer . June 24, 2011 . 6:25pm

With remastered games for PlayStation 3 gaining steam and since so many readers inquired about HD remakes I asked NIS America’s president Haru Akenaga what he thought about the idea.

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Any Questions For NIS America’s Overlords?

By Spencer . June 6, 2011 . 10:43pm

If all goes according to plan, we’ll meet with key staff from NIS America for an interview. While I have questions prepared, I want to open to floor for reader questions.

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Disgaea 4 Will Cost Less Than Ar Tonelico Qoga In North America

By Spencer . March 21, 2011 . 4:01am

Even though its far off as a summer release, it should be comforting to know that Disgaea 4 won’t deal critical damage to your wallet after March releases ravaged it.

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Ar Tonelico Qoga: Knell Of Ar Ciel Playtest – Do I Really Need To Purge?

By Spencer . March 15, 2011 . 7:25pm

Without any thought Aoto jumps into battle with his sword-like tool. After crushing the enemies the maiden transforms into Saki… who strips down to her underwear and turns the Clustarnian soldiers chasing them into cakes.

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Disgaea 2 And Other PlayStation 2 Games In Stock At NIS America Online Store

By Ishaan . March 12, 2011 . 10:28am

Disgaea 2, Grim Grimoire, Mana Khemia 2 and a few other PlayStation 2 games that may or may not have been out of stock are available at NISA’s online store.

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Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle Playtest – Prinny Meets Phantom

By Jenni . March 7, 2011 . 1:08pm

If you’ve never visited Ivoire or missed the extra episode with Dark Marona, NIS America’s giving you another chance. Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle, the PSP incarnation, includes all of the content from the Wii port, plus a little more.

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Playtest: Record Of A Spoony Console War

By Spencer . February 28, 2011 . 2:47am

Hyperdimension Neptunia begins with one of the most esoteric plots seen in an RPG. Perhaps, I should say RParody?

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Cave Story Creator Reflects On Developing The Indie Classic

By Spencer . February 24, 2011 . 1:04pm

“First and foremost, I always put myself in the player’s shoes. ‘If I were a player how would I think of this? How would I explore?’ and then I take another step,” Daisuke “Pixel” Amaya explained when we were reflecting on level design.

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NIS America Answers Your Ar Tonelico Qoga Questions

By Spencer . February 18, 2011 . 3:32pm

During NIS America’s Cave Story 3D event we also spoke with Steven Carlton, Editor, to get some answers about DLC, how Qoga was localized, and since it was “liked” so many times we sent a request for Ar Tonelico HD remakes.

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The Making Of Cave Story 3D

By Spencer . February 15, 2011 . 2:42pm

“I learned a lot after releasing Cave Story for DSiWare and WiiWare,” Daisuke “Pixel” Amaya replied with a humble tone. “There were a lot of positive comments, but there were other people who didn’t like the graphic style.”

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Ar Tonelico Qoga Trailer Sings In English

By Spencer . February 11, 2011 . 3:00pm

“I see… Men are really fond of their drills,” says Saki.

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A Brief Hands On With Cave Story 3D

By Spencer . February 11, 2011 . 2:38am

After our interview with Daisuke Amaya, I got to explore the first cave in Cave Story 3D.