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Phantasy Star Online 2 – 6th Angel from Evangelion attacking this winter

For the final article from Tokyo Game Show, we are once again looking at the evergreen IP Evangelion! With a new mobile game Evangelion Battlefields announced during the annual show, we recently learnt from the Phantasy Star Online 2 panel…

Project Resistance – Game details announced by Capcom at Tokyo Game Show

First leaked and teased a couple of weeks ago, Capcom today finally revealed the full details for its new game, Project Resistance. Set to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC (Steam), Project Resistance is a new 1…

Phantasy Star Online 2 – New class announced during annual player event

During the annual Phantasy Star Online 2 anniversary event, developer SEGA announced a new playable class, currently translated as Etoile. SEGA offered little information other than releasing a teaser trailer and calling it “the third power.”SEGA also announced an event…

Nexon – Latest financial results paint a rather healthy picture for gaming giant

Amidst all the recent gloomy news about the future of Nexon in North America and Europe, Nexon today announced healthy financial results for the second quarter of 2019 (April to June). Overall, the net income surpassed expectations despite being down…

Blue Protocol – Debut trailer lands with Closed Alpha starting in Japan this month

First announced last week by Bandai Namco, many more details were revealed earlier yesterday about the new PC action MMORPG, Blue Protocol. Crafted using Unreal Engine 4 by 2 internal teams, namely Bandai Namco Studios and Bandai Namco Online, the…

Lost Ark – Japan server announced along with teaser for new class

Japanese games publisher GameOn today announced it has signed a publishing contract with Korean developer Smilegate to launch Lost Ark in the land of the rising sun. The signing ceremony took part at the Smilegate campus located in Pangyo, Seongnam.…

Dragon’s Dogma Online – Capcom announces closure of Japanese MMORPG

Capcom today announced the closure of Dragon’s Dogma Online in Japan, with the server permanently shutting down on 5 December later this year. Launched back in August 2015, Dragon’s Dogma Online is playable on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Windows…

Blue Protocol – Bandai Namco announces new Unreal Engine 4 MMORPG for PC

Surprising news came out from Japan today as Bandai Namco announced a new MMORPG, Blue Protocol. Developed in-house by a team known as Project Sky Blue with members from Bandai Namco Online and Bandai Namco Studios, Blue Protocol is being…

Colopl – Japan studio exposes 2 employees caught manipulating ranking chart

Colopl, the Japan studio which made mobile games such as Dragon Project and White Cat Project, recently announced that it had “caught” 2 employees trying to manipulate the grossing chart of its new mobile game, Project Babel. Launched in Japan…

Monster Hunter Frontier Z – Online action game shutting down after more than a decade

Capcom today announced the closure of Monster Hunter Frontier Z on 18 December 2019. Launched in Japan back in 2007 as Monster Hunter Frontier, the online game subsequently got updated to Monster Hunter Frontier G in 2013, before the final…

Bless – Publisher GameOn announces closure of Japan server

GameOn, the Japanese publisher for Bless, recently announced the game’s closure slated for August 8, 2019. Launching in the land of the rising sun since November 2, 2017, the PC MMORPG lasted for nearly 2 years before the closure notice…

Square Enix – Gamer who threatened to behead employees captured by police

Yesterday, it was revealed in the Japanese news that a gamer was arrested by the police for threatening to kill Square Enix employees via email. While some companies might wave it off as another random disgruntled threat from a player,…

Square Enix – New core project led by Final Fantasy XIV head announced

It was recently reported that Naoki Yoshida, the mastermind behind the modern rebirth of Final Fantasy XIV and Head of Square Enix Business Division 5, has now taken charge of the department known as Square Enix Development Division 3 (第三開発事業本部).…

Final Fantasy Digital Card Game – Square Enix reveals new TCG based on popular JRPG series

As 2019 begins, Japanese developer Square Enix seems to be on the same path as 2018 to churn out as many mobile games as possible based on the popular Final Fantasy IP. The latest announced is Final Fantasy Digital Card…