Here are some new scans of Konami and Platinum Games' Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for PS3 and Xbox 360, showing Raiden's background story....
Here are some screenshots and trailer of Kadokawa Games' Students of Round: The Eternal Legend for PSP, a port of the Xbox 360 dungeons crawling RPG. The PSP version will have improved UI from the original....
Nintendo announced that a 3DS LL (3DS XL) version of the Circle Pad Pro will be coming sometimes this year, which gives 3DS a right analog stick.
Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIII director Momotu Toriyama revealed some tidbits on the game at the Taipei Game Developers Conference.
- FFXIII-2 was called Final Fantasy XIII Season 2 during concept phases
- FFXIII-2 was the first time Square Enix put a lot of efforts into download content, the DLC plan was set at the start of the development phase
- Development of download content wasn't started until the game was near finished
- Download content will be a feature in most (if not all) future games
- FFXIII-2 Chinese and Korean version were made with assistance of Sony
- FFXIII-2 Asian version (outside Japan) sold 350,000 units, making it the number one third party game for PS3, beating sales from other markets like Germany and France
- Toriyama doesn't agree with Yoichi Wada's comment about not remaking Final Fantasy VII until a FF game can surpasses it, in the perspective of a game creator
Momotu Toriyama said that Square Enix is considering take a step back in large-scale internal development like Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2, in future the company will be doing more distributed and outsourced development for large scale projects.
UNCONFIRMED: Bandai Namco's Tales of Xillia 2 will be released in Japan on Nov 1, for 8380 yen, this came from the upcoming issue of Jump magazine.
UNCONFIRMED: Amazon Europe reported that the price of Wii U is €349 in its Wii U preorder page, the price was lowered from €399.
Nippon Ichi announced its PS3 2D dungeons RPG Legasista is now available on PSN for 6000 yen, the game is 1000+ yen cheaper than the disc version. You will also receive a custom PS3 theme for free when buying the PSN version before Jul 25.
Here are the latest Famitsu game review scores, Platinum Games' Max Anarchy got a platinum score of 36/40....
- Max Anarchy (Anarchy Reigns) (PS3/360, Sega): 9, 9, 9, 9 - (36/40)
- Sekaiju no Meikyuu IV: Denshou no Kyojin [Etrian Odyssey IV] (3DS, Atlus): 9, 9, 9, 8 - (35/40)
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (PS3/360, Ubisoft): 8, 8, 9, 9 - (34/40)
- Tousouchuu: Shijou Saikyou no Hunter-Tachi Kara Nigekire! (3DS, Bandai Namco): 7, 7, 7, 7 - (28/40)
- Danball Senki Baku Boost (3DS, Level 5): 8, 9, 8, 9 - (34/40)
- Dokuro (PS Vita, GungHo): 8, 9, 9, 8 - (34/40)
- Toriko: Gourmet Survival 2 (PSP, Bandai Namco): 8, 8, 8, 7 - (31/40)
Acquire announced its PS Vita touch action game Sumioni and music strategy game Orgarhythm are both heading to Android tablets that are running on nVidia Tegra 3, no release dates have been set.
Here are some new screenshots of Treyarch's futuristic shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the game will be released worldwide on Nov 13.
Here are some new screenshots of Marvelous AQL's sci-fi shooter Assault Gunners, the game will be available on Jun 28 for PS Vita in Japan.