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Old 12-08-2016, 02:11 AM   #1
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Sony reveals smartphone lineup: Hot Shots Golf, Wild Arms, PaRappa, NIS and SQEX

I think these were supposed to be Vita games but all got moved over to smartphone.

Sony announces smartphone games lineup: Hot Shots Golf, Wild Arms, PaRappa, NIS and Square Enix projects, more

Sony Corporation held a press conference in Japan today where it announced its upcoming slate of smartphone titles from its March-formed ForwardWorks, a subsidiary of Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Get all the announcements below. (All release dates are for Japan.)

Hot Shots Golf

ForwardWorks’ first title will be golf title Hot Shots Golf, due out in spring 2017 for iOS and Android. It is developed by Drecom.

Watch a trailer below.

No Heroes Allowed! DASH!

ForwardWorks’ second title will be an action puzzle smartphone entry in the No Heroes Allowed! / What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord? series, due out in summer 2017 for iOS and Android. It is developed by SIE Japan Studio.

Arc the Lad and Wild Arms Reboot Projects

A reboot project that continues the story of the famous PlayStation RPG Arc the Lad featuring the original staff is in development. This includes Arc the Lad 1 and 2 producer Toshiro Tsuchida, scenario writer Norihiko Yonesaka, art planning and supervision’s Eiji Koyama, Ryuichi Kunisue, and Hiroshi Hayashi, and music by T-Square’s Masahiro Andoh. It is developed by AltPlus.

A reboot project of Wild Arms, the popular RPG series celebrating its 20th anniversary, is in development. It follows a new story and features the original staff. It is developed by Wright Flyer Studios.

Watch a teaser trailer for both reboot projects below.

Doko Demo Issho, PaRappa, and Boku no Natsuyasumi

The Doko Demo Issho, PaRappa, and Boku no Natsuyasumi series will sequentially be developed for smartphones. Details, including developers, will be announced at a later date.

Disgaea and Yomawari

In partnership with Nippon Ichi Software, ForwardWorks will develop game apps based on the Disgaea and Yomawari series.

[b] Square Enix[/img]

Square Enix and Forward Works are progressing on a joint project for smartphones. Details will be announced at a later date.

New IP

ForwardWorks is also working on its first original title, Sora to Umi no Aida (The Space Between Sora and Umi), which is an original work and under the general management of Sakura Wars creator Oji Hiroi. It is developed in-house at ForwardWorks.

Project Field

A new game experience, Project Field is real trading card game platform fused with a smartphone application developed by Sony Corporation. ForwardWorks will offer content for it.

Yo-kai Watch for Project Field

The first game content being developed for Project Field is from the Yo-kai Watch series.

For more information and screenshots, visit PlayStation Blog Japan. ForwardWorks has also launched its official website where this news release is available.
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Old 12-08-2016, 12:41 PM   #2
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What?! That wild arms better not be for mobile only. Geez... talk about losing the points they just earned with psx.

Here goes Sony thinking they are Nintendo... geez... I really wanted a new proper Wild Arms for PS4 or vita. :/
I would be interested in that arc the lad reboot aswell... but now i know it's all gonna turn to shiat.
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