Weekend Wind-Down for 4/16


The Weekend Wind-Down is the place to quickly read a helping of some of this week’s news.

DARK ROSE VALKYRIE RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED

Idea Factory announced that their title “Dark Rose Valkyrie” will be released in North America on June 6th and Europe on June 9th in both physical and digital formats.

Dark Rose Valkyrie is a JRPG brought to you by such industry talents as Scenario Writer Takumi Miyajima and Character Designer Kosuke Fujishima, both from the “Tales of” series. YOu are part of an elite military unit known as ACID and you stand between humanity and those transformed by a mysterious virus.

 

FATE/EXTELLA COMES TO NINTENDO SWITCH THIS SUMMER

“Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star”, which released previously on the Playstation 4 and Playstation Vita, will release on Nintendo Switch this summer, XSeed Announced. It will hit the Nintendo Switch on July 25th in North America, while landing on July 21st in Europe and Australia.

The Switch version will also include over 30 previously released paid DLC costumes and an exclusive new Unshackled Bride outfit, all right in the main game.

 

CALIGULA EFFECT IS GETTING A DIGITAL DELUXE BUNDLE

“The Caligula Effect”, a game made my legendary developer Atlus, about escaping a virtual prison, run by a virtual idol with a name I can’t even type here because my keyboard doesn’t have a key for it, is going to launch with a virtual bundle.

What will you get in the bundle? A theme of the nefarious virtual idol, 19 avatars, and a swimsuit costume DLC.

“The Caligula Effect” launches on May 2nd on the PSVIta for $39.99.

 

NIS AMERICA ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATES AND INFO FOR 3 GAMES AT NINTENDO DIRECT

NIS announced the release dates for RPG Maker Fes, Culdcept Revolt, and Disgaea 5 Complete at this weeks Nintendo Direct

-Disgaea 5 complete will be receiving a demo on the Nintendo eShop. Not date has been given for the demo.
-Culdcept Revolt will release on 3DS on August 29th in North America and September 1st in Europe, in both Physical and Digital Formats.
-RPG Maker Fes will launch on 3DS on June 27th in NA and June 23rd in EU in physical and digital formats. DLC will include character skins from Disgaea, Disgaea 5, and Phantome Brave.

 

PUYO PUYO TETRIS DEMO NOW AVAILABLE

A demo for Puyo Puyo Tetris is now available on the Nintendo eshop.

The demo includes:
-Solo Arcade – Versus and Swap Modes
-Multiplayer (Local Play only) – Versus and Swap Modes
-Tutorial – Puyo Puyo and Tetris
-The Manual

 

NEW DLC COSTUMES IN THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIV

Angle, Sylvie, Meitenkun, and Kula are getting wardrobe upgrades. You can get Angel’s Diabla, Sylvie’s Little Red Riding Hood, Meitenkun’s Pajamas, and Kula’s Sundress outfits right now. Each cost’s $2.99.

 

YAKUZA KIWAMI ARRIVING WEST IN AUGUST

SEGA announced that Yakuza Kiwami, the remake of 2005’s Playstation 2 game, will be coming west on August 29th. the game features completely recreated graphics, , fully re0recorded japanese audio by the original voice actors, added distractions, and 30 minutes of new cutscenes. The game will be releasing physically and digitally for just $29.99 and first run copies of the physical version will come with a Steelbook.

A website has also been launhed. Named the “Yakuza Experience Website”, you can see an interactive timeline and character map. You can learn the history of the charaters and families of the Yakuza series, currently up until 1995, where Yakuza Kiwami starts.  There will also be a 10 issue digital comic, starting with key events from Yakuza 0, and leading all the way up to Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, coming to PS4 early next year.

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