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Ys VIII Delayed Indefinitely For PC, Translation Patch Still Coming

NIS America announced late last week that the PC version of Ys VIII is delayed indefinitely, due to persistent framerate issues. A post on Ys VIII‘s Steam Community by NIS America’s VP and COO Mitsuharu…

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Zwei: The Arges Adventure Arrives In The West January 24

XSEED Games has announced that the first entry in the Zwei!! series entitled Zwei: The Arges Adventure will be available for PC on January 24. Originally developed by Nihon Falcom,…

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Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV Has Most Playable Characters In Series

A number of story, gameplay, and development details for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV have been revealed in a Famicom interview with Nihon Falcom President and CEO…

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Ys VIII’s Updated Script “Nearly 100%” Rewritten

As part of a weekly blog series, Senior Associate Producer Alan Costa revealed that Ys VIII‘s updated script has been “nearly 100% rewritten.” If you’ve been keeping up with the saga of Ys…

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Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection Review – Dungeon Crawling for Two

Even among Nihon Falcom’s vast catalog of games, Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection (henceforth referred to as “Zwei II“) has always been a bit of a black sheep. For one, it…

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Treat Yourself With Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection This Halloween On PC

XSEED Games have announced their release of Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection will hit Windows PC (including GOG alongside Steam and Humble) on October 31st. The game will be available for…

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DoAX 3 Girls Join Water Gun Action in Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash

The first wave of collaborative DLC for Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash brings three characters from Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 to the third-person shooter. Ayane, Honoka and Marie Rose make the…

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Ys Seven (PC) Review – Party Up

XSEED Games originally released Ys Seven (the first of their Nihon Falcom translations) all the way back in 2010. Back then, the company was more or less the only localization studio…

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel PC Port Impressions

XSEED Games/Marvelous USA recently released their PC port of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel, and we had the chance to give the title a proper run-through on…

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President of Nihon Falcom: “We Want All of Our Games on Steam”

Earlier this month, TechRaptor had the chance to interview Toshihiro Kondo, the president of Nihon Falcom – the developers of both the Ys and Legend of Heroes series. We’ve got…