Since it launched last year, the Nintendo Switch has begun replacing the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita as the home of handheld Role-Playing Games. With publishers like Atlus, Koei Tecmo, and NIS America switching gears to the new Nintendo, it is only a matter of time before the Switch’s RPG library may rival even that of the DS family. Continuing a summer of enhanced RPG ports, NIS Ameri...[Read More]
Last year, NIS America published one of the very first Touhou Project titles released in the US: Touhou Genso Wanderer. Rather than featuring bullet hell gameplay like most of the main series found in Japan, Touhou Genso Wanderer is a roguelike roguelite in the vein of Spike Chinsoft’s Mystery Dungeon series. Just over a year following its original release, Touhou Genso Wanderer -Reloaded- h...[Read More]
Three short years ago, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, and its sequel Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, was released and took the PlayStation Vita by storm. With their tragic story, quirky design, and unforgettable characters, both entries thus far have been Game of the Year contenders on their own. While the recent spin-off title, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, made great use o...[Read More]
Third time’s a charm. After 3 long years since the last main game reached these shores on PlayStation Vita, the third Danganronpa is finally here!
Horror games come in all shapes and sizes. While many recent titles have geared more towards an action-oriented design, others stay a bit more in touch with their roots. Just in time for Halloween, NIS America is releasing their own Horror/Survival title, Yomawari: Night Alone. Armed with little more than a flashlight, Yomawari: Night Alone promises to challenge players to face the bump in the nig...[Read More]
Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls takes place between Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, connecting some of the dots and revealing the fates of the first game’s survivors. Unlike the other two games, however, Ultra Despair Girls plays more like a horror survival title with elements of both third-person shooters as well as the adventure genre. ...[Read More]