Archive for July, 2023

Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless New Features Trailer!

Decimate your foes like never before in Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless! Busting at the seams with new features, this iteration of the Disgaea series takes SRPG adventures to the next level.

Utilize Jumbification to grow your fighters to massive proportions and dominate the battlefield! Then, build up your fury with Hell Mode for devastating attack power!

With 45 character classes, and additional new features such as Item Reincarnation, Online Ranked Battles, and revamped Demonic Intelligence, the possibilities are endless!

Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless is coming to Nintendo SwitchPS4PS5, and PC on October 3, 2023!

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Death Becomes You Arrives August 4th on Nintendo Switch!

August 2023: Indie publisher Ratalaika Games and Quill Game Studiosare proud to announce the forthcoming release of Death Becomes You, a colourful and polished visual  novel set for release on August 4th 2023.  Launching on  PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Microsoft Xbox One,  Xbox Series S/X and Nintendo Switch.

Who Done It?

Who killed your best friend?! Four suspicious students are at the scene and they are trying to frame you and now you need to find out who the actual murderer is! Death Becomes You is a mystery visual novel where you untangle the dark secrets of your fellow magic university students.

Introducing the Cast

Sidney is a 1st year student at the Ira Royal Academy, and Lyra was her best friend and mentor. When the latter is found dead, she decides to investigate to find out who might have murdered her.

Was it you!?

Daniella is a 3rd year student and is the vice head mentor at the Ira Royal academy. She specializes in Transmutation, and is rumored that she can turn underperforming mentees into crystal statues.

Apolline is a rare magic user skilled at two specializations – Enchantment and Elemental magic, Alice specializes in Elemental magic. She openly dislikes Lyra, who was Sophie’s Mentor.

Sophie specializes in Psychokinesis and is known as a prodigy being able to control not just objects but pure energy.

Alice is a user of Elemental Magic and enjoys lazing around the grounds of the Academy and often pulls Sophie along whenever she has a chance. She openly dislikes Lyra, who was Sophie’s mentor during the first year.

What to do?

There are multiple choices presented throughout the story, where you have to choose which suspect that Sidney investigates and learns more about. Each suspect has associated endings, depending on Sidney’s actions, these include earlier “dead endings” where you get Sidney killed! If you can make all the right choices, you can find out the complete truth. But don’t worry, the “dead endings” will help steer you toward the right direction, so they won’t be in vain!


  • Replayability – multiple routes to unlock more and more of the truth.
  • Characters with complicated motives and interpersonal history.
  • Four character route
  • 10+ endings (plenty of bad ends).
  • ~77,000 words!

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Sword & Fairy Inn 2 Is Now Available On Nintendo Switch!

Hong Kong – July 27th, 2023 – Eastasiasoft Limited, publishers of the popular Mugen Souls and Rainbow Skies series, in collaboration with Softstar Entertainment Inc. are proud to announce that their cozy RPG fantasy Inn-keeper simulator, Sword & Fairy Inn 2  is available now on Nintendo Switch for $19.99, £17.99 and €19.99.

Familiar faces from across the Sword & Fairy universe come together to run an inn and build a happy life in Sword & Fairy Inn 2, a cute and casual life simulation RPG that combines a huge variety of gameplay mechanics in adorable chibi style! Manage a family restaurant, travel the world to find legendary kitchenware, trade special food items, grow crops, play mini games and more! But above all else, you’ll need to make sure your customers are happy with the services you provide, which will bring more people to the village and make your inn a bustling success story!

As you manage the inn, you’ll be able to assign specific roles to each character you meet and recruit, and as you progress, you’ll learn more about each of your companions – their goals, personalities, skills, and their often-comical flaws. This is a lighthearted take on the Sword & Fairy world, one that’s comforting and familiar for long-time fans, but also welcoming to newcomers.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations of an inn and restaurant!

  • Enjoy a lighthearted mix of life simulation and RPG elements.

  • Assign cooking and serving tasks to the characters of your choosing.

  • Meet familiar faces from across the Sword & Fairy universe and learn their stories!

  • Tend a garden and venture to nearby lands to find valuable ingredients or cookware.

  • Explore the surrounding village and get to know neighbors and patrons!

Sword & Fairy Inn 2 is available to download from the Nintendo Store now. Physical editions are available for preorder from PlayAsia and are expected to ship later this year.

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Koa and The Five Pirates of Mara Launches July 27th on Nintendo Switch!

Valencia, Spain – July 26th, 2023. Chibig, Talpa Games and Undercoders are very excited to announce that Koa and the Five Pirates of Mara will be out tomorrow on Steam (PC)Nintendo SwitchPlayStation 4/5, and Xbox One/Series. This loving homage to classic platformer games aims to be the 3D adventure that everyone wants to play this summer.

To celebrate this, the game will be priced at 19.99€/$ with a 15% discount on all platforms! There’s also a new gameplay trailer with some really 90’s cartoon animation vibes to help you get into the island mindset.

“We’re proud to have developed a game that fits with our different communities” says Abraham Cozar, Director of Chibig, “Chibig’s community is eager to continue living adventures in Mara, and the followers of Talpa and Undercoders are speedrunners who love challenges. We look forward to hearing their impressions!”

Koa and the Five Pirates of Mara is an adventure about friendship, respect for nature and the incredible stories we all shared with friends on summer holidays.

Key features

  • 8 worlds to discover and explore with its own theme, traps, and narrative.
  • Sail through the ocean and upgrade your boat to reach every corner of Mara.
  • Full of memorable characters. Meet all kinds of characters and help them.
  • Discover all kinds of hidden secrets, challenges, and collectibles!
  • Upgrade and customize the city of Qälis and get a lot of new outfits for Koa.

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Sclash Coming to Nintendo Switch Later This Year!

Paris, France – July 26, 2023 – Publisher Just For Games, development studio Bevel Bakery and publisher Abiding Bridge are delighted to announce that Sclash, the 2D versus fighting game were one hit can kill your opponent, will be featured at the one and only fighting game tournament EVO 2023.

Slash is releasing on PC (Steam and GOG) August 4 2023, as well as Nintendo Switch, PlayStation and Xbox later this year.

About Sclash:

Slash your way to victory! Sclash is an easy to pick-up but hard to master 2D samurai fighting game full of tension, where one hit is enough to kill.

Play as hand-drawn samurais in beautiful painted settings and fight your opponent in epic and solemn duels where each move matters. Manage your stamina, breath and take your time to land a deadly hit.

Choose between 5 characters and battle offline and online* in 16 beautiful stages to unlock 50+ skins for your samurais!

Learn more about the fight between Aki and Natsu clans, and discover a story inspired by Japanese culture in the Story Mode.

*via Remote Play Together first. All the team is finalizing the Rollback Netcode Online Mode and we prefer to postpone it a bit to be sure that it will arrive in the way we wanted it.

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Trine 5 Launches August 31st For Nintendo Switch!

Vienna, Austria, July 24th, 2023: Glorious battles, shining armor, a sharp sword, and a trusty shield: That’s the stuff that heroes are made of! Become a hero yourself when Trine 5 releases on August 31st, 2023 on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and Nintendo Switch!

For now, meet Pontius the Knight, Protector of the Realm and also the biggest pie lover the land has ever seen! A real frontline hero who is always going head first into battle to protect his friends.

Your sword and shield will aid you on your journey – if you know how to use them! As a skilled knight and professional pie eater, Pontius can use his sword to fight off enemies, get rid of obstacles, and even use it as a platform to help him reach higher areas. The shield, not only made to protect, will come in handy to reflect light, skate across water, and even use as a glider!

Charge, smash, fight, and puzzle-solve your way through the dangers that await with your fellow adventurers. And should you need further help, the Prismatic Talisman will be your best friend – literally. Clones can be useful!

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The Smurfs 2 – The Prisoner of the Green Stone Unveils Itself in a New Video!

Paris, July 24th, 2023 – Publisher Microids and IMPS unveil today a new video for the 3D adventure/platform video game, The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner of the Green Stone. Premiered at San Diego Comic Con on July 22nd, this new video reveals new environments and the evil Stolas!

Developed by OSome Studio, The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner of the Green Stone is an all-new story releasing digitally November 2nd, 2023 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The game retail version is expected November 14th in North America.

About The Smurfs 2: The Prisoner of the Green Stone

Handy Smurf has created a revolutionary invention: SmurfoMix! However, it’s missing a key ingredient, the Green Stone, which lays in the greedy clutches of Gargamel.

He sets off on a mission to retrieve the famous Green Stone, a key ingredient that would greatly help him  improve his invention, from Gargamel’s laboratory. But a fatal misstep causes it to explode, its fragments scattering throughout the Cursed Land. In addition to unleashing into the wild its incredible powers to copy and decompose matter, the Green Stone has set free the evil Stolas, a new order bent on creating a reign of terror.

A crack team of 4 Smurfs must then adventure to save the Cursed Land from the mighty Stolas! Well equipped, the Smurfs can count on the SmurfoMix and an unexpected ally… Gargamel himself!

Key features:

  • Meet the team of 4 iconic Smurfs: Handy, Brainy, Dimwitty, and Storm.
  • An accessible and intuitive gameplay that will delight both Smurf fans and action/platforming fans.
  • Enjoy dynamic gameplay with exploration, platforming, and even more intense combat thanks to the SmurfoMix!
  • For the first time in a video game, collaborate with Gargamel! Use his teleporters to travel through the Cursed Land and discover 3 brand new unexplored regions.
  • Collect various resources to improve the Smurfomix throughout your adventure!
  • Embark on the adventure with a friend or family partner in co-op mode.
  • new story which respects the franchise, set in a beautiful, well-crafted colorful universe!

The Smurfs 2 – The Prisoner of the Green Stone will be available digitally November 2nd, 2023 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The game retail version is expected November 14th in North America.

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Acclaimed Developer’s 3D Puzzle Platformer Sephonie Now Available!

Friday 21st of July, 2023: Today publisher Ratalaika Games, together with award-winning developer Analgesic Productions, release Sephonie, the surreal  PC title, now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Microsoft Xbox One,  Xbox Series X/S and Nintendo Switch.

Sephonie will pull in gamers who may not usually pick 3D platformers as their genre of choice, as its unique levels and surreal, complex story offer a unique and unrivalled gaming experience!


Use acrobatic moves to navigate lush, jade canopies and rusty sandstone spires! Every surface is yours to climb.

  • Fling yourself over high ledges using the satisfying Teledash Vault
  • Deftly Wall-run across any vertical surface
  • Grapple through the air with the help of long-tongued Ribbats
  • Effortlessly Glide by using floating Dandelion Puffs

Quick Facts About Sephonie

  • Varied platforming puzzles
  • Acrobatic platforming
  • Perfect for speedrunning
  • Intriguing story
  • Colourful graphics
  • Unlockable platforming abilities
  • Surreal characters
  • Interactive, beautiful environments, where every rock is climbable
  • 8 lovingly crafted main areas
  • Over 30 creatures to talk to and link with in the addictive “Puzzle Grid” minigame
  • Full 3D cutscenes
  • Vast postgame content

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TAITO’s Iconic Classic, Parasol Stars, Coming to Nintendo Switch Later This Year!

Berlin, Germany – July 20, 2023 – Calling all the fans of the Bubble Bobble franchise! After more than three decades, the beloved duo, Bubby and Bobby return! ININ is proud to present the digital version of the legendary Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III on PlayStation 4 & 5, Nintendo Switch and Xbox at the end of 2023.

Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III is a classic platformer developed by TAITO that first graced the gaming scene in 1991. As a sequel to Rainbow Islands and the third instalment in the legendary Bubble Bobble series, it recaptured the magic and charm that delighted fans worldwide. While it never made its way to arcades, it instead captivated players on home consoles, such as PC Engine and TurboGrafx, and home computers like the Amiga. Now, it’s time to relive the excitement as Parasol Stars makes its triumphant return to modern platforms!

In this captivating platformer by TAITO, players follow the adventures of two brothers.

They embark on a mission to save their neighboring planets from an evil menace. Instead of shooting bubbles, they are now armed with colorful, dazzling parasols with magical powers. These parasols are also used to shield against enemy attacks, stun foes or unleash a torrent of high-scoring stars!

Parasol Stars: The Story of Bubble Bobble III is loaded with power-ups that could mean the difference between a sweet win or a crushing defeat! Toss a bomb and blast your enemies to smithereens, or freeze time with a clock that’s all yours to command. But don’t get too comfy, or Death will sneak up on you and swipe one of your precious lives! Harness the power of the parasol and show off your skills in this epic adventure!


  • Triumphant Return: The universally beloved franchise, Bubble Bobble, is back on

    PlayStation 4 & 5, Nintendo Switch and Xbox.

  • Cute Cast of Iconic characters: Meet a lovable cast of iconic characters, each with their unique charm and abilities, adding to the enjoyment of the gameplay.
  • Dazzling Parasols: Wield colorful parasols with magical powers to shield against enemies, stun foes, and unleash high-scoring stars.
  • Power-ups Galore: Discover a variety of power-ups, from bombs to time-freezing clocks, to gain the upper hand in challenging battles.
  • Strategic Gameplay: Use the parasol weapon to secure victory and evade the looming threat of Death.
  • Nostalgic Homage: Parasol Stars pays homage to TAITO’s earlier game, Chack’n Pop, one of the early platform games and a precursor to the highly popular Bubble Bobble series.
  • Ten Worlds: Embark on an adventure beyond the main eight worlds of Parasol Stars and unlock two secret worlds.
  • Keep an eye out for even more parasols! ININ and TAITO have exciting news to share soon.

Strictly Limited Games, in collaboration with ININ and TAITO, will be bringing to life exclusive and highly limited boxed editions of the game. These collector’s items will only be available through Strictly Limited Games. Pre-orders start on July 27th, so don’t miss your chance to relive the nostalgic magic of the Bubble Bobble series and immerse yourself in the charming world of Parasol Stars.

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The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails Characters & Gameplay Trailer

A fateful encounter with the fairy-like creature named Noi sets Nayuta and his friend on a path to explore beyond the borders of their island home in order to stop a dark plot.

Watch the Characters & Gameplay Trailer to take a closer look at the faces who will accompany you on your adventures and the unique gameplay mechanics used to vanquish your foes!

The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails is coming to Nintendo SwitchPS4, and PC on September 192023!

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