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Atelier Resleriana Reveals New & Familiar Characters, Gameplay Aplenty, & Trailer

Today Koei Tecmo had plenty of reveals to make about its upcoming free-to-play Atelier game, Atelier Releriana: Wasure Rareta Renkinjutsu to Goku Yoru no Kaihou-sha First of all, we get a brand new…

August 28, 2023 | 11:36 EDT

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Atelier Resleriana Announced by Koei Tecmo for iOS, Android, & PC Via Steam

Today Koei Tecmo and Akatsuki Games announced the next game of the beloved Atelier series, Atelier Resleriana.  The full title is "Atelier Releriana: Wasure Rareta Renkinjutsu to Goku Yoru no Kaihou…

August 8, 2023 | 11:22 EDT

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Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Finally Coming to Steam; All Platforms Get Price Cut

Today Square Enix finally announced the Steam release date of its action JRPG Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin.  The game will launch on Valve's popular PC storefront on April 6, 2023. Just…

March 16, 2023 | 06:31 EDT

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Final Stranger Of Paradise DLC Launches In January

The final Stranger of Paradise DLC expansion has been announced. Different Future will see Jack facing one last challenge alongside his friends, and it's launching across all platforms on January…

December 21, 2022 | 08:48 EST

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New Stranger of Paradise DLC Release Date Announced

If you've been hankering for more Stranger of Paradise DLC to play through, then today is your lucky day, as the Wanderer of the Rift DLC has received an October 26th release date. This comes after…

September 9, 2022 | 09:36 EDT

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Strangers of Paradise DLC Next Week, Season Pass Announced

The first of three expansions, the Strangers of Paradise DLC' Trials of the Dragon King', will be heading to players on July 20, 2022. The DLC will include new weapons, characters, mechanics, and…

July 15, 2022 | 01:53 EDT

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Dead or Alive 7 May Have Been Canceled

A tweet claims that Dead or Alive 7 has been canceled, but the legitimacy of the Twitter account making the claim has been brought into question. The Dead or Alive franchise has carved out a unique…

May 6, 2022 | 02:09 EDT

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TechRaptor Podcast: The Unbearable Weight of Kojima's Genius

Kojima is now officially a genius according to the Japanese government, and we get into all the announcements from the State of Play. We also played the Stranger of Paradise demo and the Kirby and…

March 14, 2022 | 07:00 EDT

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Final Fantasy Origin DLC Missions Won't Be Deluxe Edition Exclusives

Square Enix has claimed that three DLC missions for upcoming action RPG Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin won't be available outside of the Digital Deluxe Edition. However, this is…

December 30, 2021 | 09:21 EST

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Final Fantasy Origin Reveals Characters, Locations, Jobs

Square Enix has revealed new characters, locations, and jobs that will be in Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, the ARPG Final Fantasy I prequel by Team Ninja. Final Fantasy Origin was…

December 14, 2021 | 11:19 EST

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Stranger Of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Release Date Announced

Square Enix has announced the Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin release date. The Soulslike hack-and-slash RPG arrives next March, and to accompany this announcement, a brand new demo for…

October 1, 2021 | 07:40 EDT

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Stranger of Paradise is Not 'Directly Connected' to Final Fantasy 1

How does Final Fantasy 1 relate to Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin? According to Tetsuya Nomura, it's not "directly connected" to the game, instead using it as a "motif" for a new…

June 18, 2021 | 04:13 EDT

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Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin

Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin is an upcoming Final Fantasy spin-off title. Created by Nomura and developed by Team Ninja, this game will be the first Final Fantasy entry in the Soulslike…

June 15, 2021 | 08:08 EDT

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Too Quick To Judge: Final Fantasy Origin Is A Lot Of Fun

Darkness, edgy one-liners, men's fashion, and Chaos. It's hard to have watched that first trailer for Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin when it was debuted a few days ago. The meme engine…

June 15, 2021 | 01:22 EDT

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Nioh 2 - The Complete Edition Review

In the wave of imitators to Dark Souls that have released over the last decade, Team Ninja’s 2017 hit Nioh stood out as perhaps the best attempt at replicating FromSoftware’s formula. While not…

February 18, 2021 | 11:30 EST

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Nioh 2's PC Port is Good Enough, but Has Some Issues

Update: Nioh 2's day-one update did fix the issue with 120 fps not working properly, but it's kind of a half measure. You can select the option and get 120 fps, but only sometimes. The game is very…

February 4, 2021 | 06:00 EST

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Nioh 2 Complete Edition Announced For PC And PS5

Nioh 2 is on its way to PC and PS5. The Nioh 2 Complete Edition will pack in the base game and all three DLC expansions and will launch on February 21st next year. A remastered version of the…

November 13, 2020 | 08:51 EST

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First Nioh 2 DLC Details Revealed

Details for Nioh 2's upcoming first DLC pack have been revealed. A Japanese stream for the game took place earlier today and revealed that Nioh 2's first DLC will be launching in Japan tomorrow at 1…

July 29, 2020 | 09:21 EDT

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Nioh 2 Gets Photo Mode, Nine New Missions

Nioh 2 has some brand new goodies. Starting today, you'll be able to access a Photo Mode as well as nine new missions at no extra cost. There's also more stuff on the way in the future. Sony and…

May 15, 2020 | 10:04 EDT

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Nioh 2 Open Beta Sticks With What Works

The Nioh 2 open beta is here months ahead of release. Available to anyone with a PlayStation 4 until November 10, this highly-anticipated sequel follows Team Ninja's uber-difficult world established…

November 6, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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Nioh 2

Nioh 2 is the sequel to the smash-hit action RPG of the same name. Developed by Team Ninja, the same team behind the uber-difficult Ninja Gaiden Series, asks you to prepare to die again and again as…

November 23, 2019 | 09:13 EST

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Nioh 2 Gets Release Date and Free Beta

Good news for fans of samurai and hard action games. Nioh 2 now has a release date of March 13th, 2020, and an open beta will be starting for free today. Additionally, you can now pre-order the game…

November 1, 2019 | 09:00 EDT

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Playstation Plus Games for November Are Nioh and Outlast 2

Those with Playstation Plus have a lot to look for this next month with Nioh and Outlast 2 being available to members to download on November 5th. Be sure to download October's PS+ games, The Last of…

October 30, 2019 | 08:17 EDT

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Nioh Complete Edition Review

While not a perfect port, Nioh: Complete Edition is a full-fledged experience. Both complex and challenging, it's a worthwhile journey for any action game fan.

September 28, 2019 | 10:54 EDT

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Dead or Alive 6 Adds Ninja Gaiden's Momiji as New Character

It's the 15th anniversary of the surprisingly awesome Ninja Gaiden reboot. What's a good way to celebrate it? Adding a guest character to Dead or Alive 6, of course. Yes, Momiji will be joining the…

September 16, 2019 | 04:01 EDT

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Nioh 2 Locks Down Early 2020 Release in New Trailer

Team Ninja and Koei Tecmo revealed at Tokyo Game Show that difficult samurai action RPG Nioh 2 will launch in early 2020. There was no word on how closely the different regions will release, or if a…

September 13, 2019 | 09:30 EDT

Nioh 2 Closed Alpha Announced For This Week

Nioh 2 First Gameplay Shown Ahead of Closed Alpha This Week

If you were hankering for some Nioh 2 news you'll be happy to know the sequel to the samurai action RPG hack-and-slasher is getting a closed alpha later this week, starting on May 24, as announced by…

May 22, 2019 | 09:02 EDT

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Core Fighters Lets You Play Dead or Alive 6 Free Right Now

Want to play Dead or Alive 6 free? Well, you can—sort of. Dead or Alive 6: Core Fighters is a recently-released free-to-play experience for Koei Tecmo's flagship fighting game and it's available…

March 18, 2019 | 11:00 EDT

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Dead or Alive 6 Review - Fame, Without Love

In the lead up to the release of Dead or Alive 6, there was a lot of talk about this entry trying to become "serious". Devs talked about toning down the sexier aspects of the characters and focusing…

March 1, 2019 | 10:00 EST

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Koei Tecmo Delays Dead or Alive 6 For Balance and Polish

The Dead or Alive 6 release date just got a little further away. Koei Tecmo has announced via a press release that they're pushing it back by a couple of weeks in order to further polish and balance…

January 8, 2019 | 05:01 EST

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Dead or Alive 6

The next entry in Koei Tecmo's famous fighting series, Dead or Alive 6 also has promised down some of the series notorious (for good or for ill - opinions vary) fanservice to make it into a more…

September 11, 2018 | 04:07 EDT

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Dead or Alive 6 Punches In February Release Date

Koei Tecmo announced that the next installment in their 3D fighting series Dead or Alive 6 will release worldwide on February 15th, 2019. Koei Tecmo also revealed some of the digital pre-order…

September 11, 2018 | 04:06 EDT


Nioh 2 Will Improve Upon Its Predecessor With Definite RPG Elements, Character Creator, And More

During the PlayStation Live coverage of E3, Koei Tecmo provided more information on the recently revealed Nioh 2. Game director Fumihiko Yasuda thoroughly outlined the goal regarding the development…

June 14, 2018 | 10:29 EDT

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Sony E3 2018: Nioh 2

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja released a reveal trailer for Nioh 2 at Sony's E3 2018 conference. Created by Kou Shibusawa, the fantastic and dark samurai action-RPG Nioh was based on an unfinished Akira…

June 11, 2018 | 11:10 EDT

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Koei Tecmo PrE3 2018 Day 3 - Dead or Alive 6 Announced

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja revealed Dead or Alive 6 today, showing off a new trailer and an exclusive hands-on preview of the game with website IGN. The trailer has many fan-favorite fighters from the…

June 8, 2018 | 12:15 EDT

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Nioh PC Port Getting Mouse Support After All

Despite it being a PC port, Nioh: Complete Edition recently launched on the Steam with absolutely no mouse support. While most gamers prefer to play these games with a controller, the lack of mouse…

November 27, 2017 | 12:59 EST


Nioh: Complete Edition First Impressions - A Challenge to Play, A Challenge to Run

I went into the PC version of Nioh knowing little about the game aside from it being inspired by Souls, and that the PlayStation 4 release was incredibly well-received. It was time to find out why.…

November 7, 2017 | 10:00 EST

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PC Version of Nioh Does Not Have Mouse Support

A recent press release from KOEI TECMO America and Team NINJA, reveals that the PC release of Nioh does not have mouse support. Dubbed Nioh: Complete Edition, it's stated that while the title does…

November 2, 2017 | 02:49 EDT

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Nioh: Complete Edition Announced for PC

Koei Tecmo announced that Nioh: Complete Edition is coming to PC in a press release. The acclaimed (soon to be former) PlayStation 4 exclusive will release on Steam with all of its DLC content on…

October 2, 2017 | 11:57 EDT


Nioh Director Yasuda Reveals How Fan Feedback Affected Development

In an interview with Eurogamer at the Tokyo Games Show, Fumihiko Yasuda, Director of the upcoming samurai Action-RPG Nioh, has revealed details of just what will be changing based on feedback from…

October 5, 2016 | 09:16 EDT


Team Ninja Shares Nioh Open Beta Feedback

Much like they did after the Nioh open alpha, Team Ninja has shared details on the results of the closed beta for their upcoming Action RPG Nioh. Just like last time, this post talks about the…

September 19, 2016 | 11:33 EDT

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Nioh is a dark, samurai-centric, action RPG that will have the player take control of William Adams in a Japan plagued by demons.

September 18, 2016 | 02:04 EDT


Nioh to Release Worldwide on February 9, 2017

During Sony's Tokyo Game Show press conference, Kou Shibusawa, a producer for Koei Tecmo announced a release date for Nioh. The game is to launch worldwide on February 9, 2017. It has been a…

September 13, 2016 | 01:40 EDT


Koei Tecmo Announces Nioh Beta Coming Soon!

Koei Tecmo announced a new Beta Demo for Team Ninja’s Nioh at Gamescom this week. The demo launches for free on the PlayStation store on August 23 and runs until September 6. Nioh is the highly…

August 19, 2016 | 05:01 EDT

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E3 2016 - Nioh Getting Second Demo

Many games seek to copy the Dark Souls formula now, and Team Ninja, developers of the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive series, introduced Nioh as their own version. If you missed your chance to try the…

June 17, 2016 | 10:50 EDT


E3 2016 - Nioh Preview

Ever since finishing Nioh's Alpha demo back in May, I've been waiting for my chance to get my hands on more of the title. Thankfully, during our appointment at Koei Tecmo's E3 booth, I got my chance…

June 17, 2016 | 09:18 EDT


Nioh's Dismemberment System Exclusive to the West

Over the past couple of years we've seen the conflicting ideas of Japan and the west result in some changes during the localization process of games, usually to reflect the western world's more…

April 15, 2016 | 12:44 EDT

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Nioh Alpha Demo To Be Released This Month

Today Team Ninja has announced that an alpha demo for their upcoming action role-playing title Nioh, will be released later this month. In accordance to a recent press announcement on the…

April 5, 2016 | 08:39 EDT