Post 39471

A Small Update On Splatterhouse

By Spencer . June 17, 2009 . 7:21pm

The revival of Splatterhouse has been a rocky ride. The last thing we heard is staff from Bottlerocket are partially back on the project. Since Splatterhouse wasn’t at E3 I asked Namco Bandai to give me an update about it.

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A Witch’s Tale Introduces Drag & Drop RPG Combat

By Spencer . June 16, 2009 . 2:49pm

I sampled A Witch’s Tale at E3 and I noticed the build was in English. A good sign that A Witch’s Tale is on track for an October release in North America.

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Marvelous Entertainment Publishing A PS3 Game (Update)

By Spencer . June 16, 2009 . 8:00am

Punk game developer Grasshopper Manufacture has a tight relationship with Marvelous. Beyond No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle the two companies have plans for at least one more title.

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The E3 2009 Shin Megami Tensei Interview Part 2

By Spencer . June 15, 2009 . 7:04pm

Continuing our Shin Megami Tensei interview from Friday, here’s what the team at Atlus USA had to say about Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor.

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Bayonetta Director Discusses Bayonetta’s Sexiness

By Spencer . June 15, 2009 . 4:28pm

Before Hideki Kamiya acted as the director of Bayonetta, he created iconic video game characters such as Leon Kennedy and Dante. Besides being owned by Capcom, these characters have one other thing in common. They’re both male.

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Meet Tekken 6’s Giant Robot

By Spencer . June 15, 2009 . 11:18am

Tekken 6 has something like Tekken Force. Campaign mode lets players pick any Tekken combatant and dive into a Double Dragon style beat ’em up.

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Magnacarta 2’s Combat System Feels Like A MMO

By Spencer . June 15, 2009 . 10:06am

Leadership meters? Trinity Rings? Forget all about those! Magnacarta 2’s battle system isn’t anything like Magna Carta: Tears of Blood.

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Adult Swim Picks Exciting E3 Announcements

By Spencer . June 14, 2009 . 4:22pm

We see favorite E3 lists from video game media all of the time. Did the late night TV network and largest source of Family Guy reruns in North America pick anything different?

Post 39159

Time For A Trauma Team Teaser Trailer

By Spencer . June 12, 2009 . 7:05pm

Since Trauma Team wont be ready until spring 2010 the game wasn’t playable at E3. All I saw was a teaser video, which you can watch without shoving through a sea of people.

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The E3 2009 Shin Megami Tensei Interview Part 1

By Spencer . June 12, 2009 . 5:18pm

During E3 I caught up with Atlus and discussed all things under the Shin Megami Tensei umbrella. We’ll start with the localization of Shin Megami Tensei: Persona which comes out in North America on September 22.

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I Survived Ju-On: The Grudge

By Spencer . June 11, 2009 . 4:08pm

At E3 I played Ju-On: The Grudge with magical auto-recharging flashlight batteries. In the game you play as a family member afflicted by the curse and explore haunted areas only carrying a flashlight. When the batteries run out you’re toast. I didn’t have to worry about that, but I stopped to pick up extra batteries […]

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D3’s Astro Boy Game Inspired By Omega Factor

By Spencer . June 11, 2009 . 1:00pm

High Voltage Software is making a video game based on upcoming Astro Boy film and looks a lot like Astro Boy: Omega Factor. I saw Astro Boy: The Video Game at E3 and it has a mix of side scrolling and flying, just like Treasure’s GBA game

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Atlus Unsure About Shiren the Wanderer’s Online Modes

By Spencer . June 10, 2009 . 3:32pm

Atlus picked up Shiren the Wanderer, which is exciting and totally unexpected news. When I got the announcement something seemed out of place. The Nintendo Wi-Fi logo was missing from the Japanese box art.

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Natsume Discusses DSi Enhanced Carts And The First Camera Controlled Mini Game

By Spencer . June 10, 2009 . 2:16pm

At E3 I discovered Natsume was experimenting with the Nintendo DSi’s unique features with a little title called Cheer We Go. It’s a stylus controlled rhythm game with cheerleaders… wait come back!

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Undead Knights: Tactical Action That Craves Brains

By Spencer . June 10, 2009 . 10:52am

Even though Tecmo announced Undead Knights before their merger with Koei, the PSP game feels like the unholy zombie child Dynasty Warriors of Pikmin.