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Acquire President Talks About Why They Stopped Making Feudal Japanese Games Like Tenchu

By Alistair . December 20, 2018 . 10:00am

In Famitsu’s year-end talk with game developers, Acquire president Takuma Endou mentioned why the company stopped making feudal Japanese games like Tenchu and Way of the Samurai.

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Acquire Teases Vita Game That Uses Images From Google Maps

By Spencer . March 14, 2013 . 11:07pm

Acquire, the developer of the Tenchu and Way of the Samurai games, have been a strong supporter of PlayStation Vita. The made Shinobido 2 for the system’s launch and then Sumioni: Demon Arts and Orgarhythm shortly afterwards.

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Is Acquire Making Chrono Academy? Sega Working On Valkyria Duel?

By Spencer . April 16, 2012 . 10:55pm

New trademarks from Akiba’s Trip and Class of Heroes developer Acquire hint that the company may be making a game called Chrono Academy. Acquire filed a trademark for the potential title in Japanese and English.

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Xseed Will Announce Another Game From Sumioni Developer Acquire

By Spencer . February 2, 2012 . 5:31pm

Sumioni is particularly interesting because Xseed shares ownership of the intellectual property with Acquire. A representative from Xseed confirmed this news with Siliconera.

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GungHo Take Over Tenchu And Shinobido Developer Acquire

By Ishaan . October 19, 2011 . 9:00am

Ragnarok Online host, GungHo, have acquired Tenchu and Shinobido developer, Acquire, the company announced today.

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Gaze At Dungeons In Stereoscopic 3D In Class Of Heroes 3D

By Spencer . March 30, 2011 . 3:32pm

Class of Heroes 3D has a new group of characters like Krahe, a freshman who aspires to become a righteous pirate and Thistle, a half-dragon girl who is majoring in tsundere studies.

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Wizardry: Labyrinth Of Lost Souls Leaving Japan, Thanks To Xseed

By Spencer . March 20, 2011 . 2:37am

At last, a Wizardry game is leaving Japan. Xseed is localizing Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls, a PlayStation 3 dungeon crawler, for North America.

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Way Of The Samurai 4 DLC Starts Off Free, A Month Later It’s Paid DLC

By Spencer . March 10, 2011 . 12:46am

The Shinesengumi set has costumes based off members in the historical shogunate police force. You can get original weapons and outfits to style your samurai as Isami Kondo and Toshizo Hijikata.

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Alpha Arcanus Is Acquire’s Next Action Game And Its Coming To PS3

By Spencer . March 9, 2011 . 8:07am

At GDC, Tenchu developer Acquire was meeting with publishers behind closed doors. One of the projects they were showing off was Alpha Arcanus.

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See Akiba’s Trip’s Combat System Strip Vampires Of Their Power

By Ishaan . March 4, 2011 . 5:14pm

Akiba’s Trip’s protagonist knocks his opponents flat on their faces after exposing their bodies to sunlight.

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This Interview With Acquire Gives Us A Tour Of Akiba’s Trip

By Spencer . February 25, 2011 . 2:19pm

The PSP game blends fantasy and reality by putting vampire-like creatures into the streets of Tokyo’s electric town. Why vampires? That’s one of the questions I asked Luke Rideout, Associate Producer of Akiba’s Trip, at Acquire.

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Akiba’s Trip Didn’t Begin With Vampires, The Core Concept Is Its Action System

By Spencer . February 22, 2011 . 11:32am

The developer of action games including Way of the Samurai and Tenchu: Shadow Assassins wanted to design a game that went beyond beating up an enemy.

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How To Create Your Own Sword (Or Steal Another Player’s) In Way Of The Samurai 4

By Spencer . February 22, 2011 . 1:00am

You can visit a blacksmith to temper your weapon further increasing its durability and attack power, but there is a limit to how far tempering can strengthen a sword.

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Akiba’s Trip Has… Upskirt Photography?

By Ishaan . February 21, 2011 . 10:18am

Akiba’s Trip has upskirt photography of maids.

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What Makes Akihabara A Fascinating Setting For A Video Game

By Spencer . February 17, 2011 . 6:45pm

Acquire’s upcoming PSP game wasn’t always set there. “The decision to set it [Akiba’s Trip] in Akihabara came quite a while afterward,” Luke Rideout, Assistant Producer, tells Siliconera in an interview.

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