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XSEED E3 line up [Brandish, Senran, Story of Seasons, Akiba's, Corpse Party]

twentytwo22

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desmax

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Oh, Brandish almost made me forget about the lack of Trails.

Oh well, Brandish is day 1 for me. I'm all for rogue-likes RPG's
 

wyrdwad

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Woooo . Getting all of those games besides the Senran Kagura/Akiba's Trip fanservicey junk. I do wish there were more surprises though. I pretty much expected all of this besides Brandish.
Senran Kagura is fanservice for sure, but it's genuinely fun fanservice. Akiba's Trip, though... I keep telling you guys, don't dismiss that as a fanservice game! It's honestly not a "sexy" experience. It's not designed to turn you on, it's designed to make you laugh. It's as much a parody of fanservice games as it is a great game all its own. It's A+ satire, and is a far more thoughtful and cynical game than I think most of you are expecting it to be.

...Sorry for the aside, but Akiba's Trip is my baby. I feel it's my duty to defend it. ;)

Also, to answer the questions I've been seeing about Corpse Party: Although it is more or less the same game as the PSP version, there's enough different here that I think fans of the PSP game would really enjoy checking it out.

Some of the actual dialogue is slightly different (really random lines, too, where the Japanese was changed really subtly -- and yes, all of these subtle changes were painstakingly reflected in the English, too!), there are scenes peppered throughout that weren't present in the PSP version (particularly in chapter 5, where they added a rather shocking scene that pretty much comes out of nowhere), quite a few different endings from what you guys are used to... and most notably, the "Tooth" chapter from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is now present, retold in the style of the original Corpse Party. Like, with you actually walking around the school, new puzzles exclusive to that chapter, new dialogue, etc. It's pretty rockin'!

There are also some musical changes -- chapter 5 has a few tracks exclusive to the PC version that blow their PSP equivalents out of the water. And probably the biggest difference is the voice-acting, since every single voice is completely different. And surprisingly, being a cast of mostly indie voice-actors, they're overall REALLY good, with a few topping the PSP versions (IMHO) and a few really surprising changes (Kizami's indie PC voice is SO DIFFERENT from his PSP voice, and yet somehow just as good -- just, in a completely different direction!).

It's actually been really cool to see just how different it is, and I can totally see a debate sparking up once the PC version is released as to which is the more definitive Corpse Party experience. ;)

-Tom
 

wyrdwad

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Hmm...I wonder when they will finally have a release date for at least the first game on Steam. Considering this was supposed to be out quite some time ago, it's kinda worrying.
No need to worry. We've just been having technical difficulties with it that have set it back a bit. But every technical hurdle we jump over now is one less technical hurdle we need to jump over for SC later!

-Tom
 

RPG_Fanatic

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Senran Kagura is fanservice for sure, but it's genuinely fun fanservice. Akiba's Trip, though... I keep telling you guys, don't dismiss that as a fanservice game! It's honestly not a "sexy" experience. It's not designed to turn you on, it's designed to make you laugh. It's as much a parody of fanservice games as it is a great game all its own. It's A+ satire, and is a far more thoughtful and cynical game than I think most of you are expecting it to be.

...Sorry for the aside, but Akiba's Trip is my baby. I feel it's my duty to defend it. ;)

Also, to answer the questions I've been seeing about Corpse Party: Although it is more or less the same game as the PSP version, there's enough different here that I think fans of the PSP game would really enjoy checking it out.

Some of the actual dialogue is slightly different (really random lines, too, where the Japanese was changed really subtly -- and yes, all of these subtle changes were painstakingly reflected in the English, too!), there are scenes peppered throughout that weren't present in the PSP version (particularly in chapter 5, where they added a rather shocking scene that pretty much comes out of nowhere), quite a few different endings from what you guys are used to... and most notably, the "Tooth" chapter from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is now present, retold in the style of the original Corpse Party. Like, with you actually walking around the school, new puzzles exclusive to that chapter, new dialogue, etc. It's pretty rockin'!

There are also some musical changes -- chapter 5 has a few tracks exclusive to the PC version that blow their PSP equivalents out of the water. And probably the biggest difference is the voice-acting, since every single voice is completely different. And surprisingly, being a cast of mostly indie voice-actors, they're overall REALLY good, with a few topping the PSP versions (IMHO) and a few really surprising changes (Kizami's indie PC voice is SO DIFFERENT from his PSP voice, and yet somehow just as good -- just, in a completely different direction!).

It's actually been really cool to see just how different it is, and I can totally see a debate sparking up once the PC version is released as to which is the more definitive Corpse Party experience. ;)

-Tom
Thanks for the response. I'll add the PC corpse party to my list of games to look forward to then.
 

krYlon

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Senran Kagura is fanservice for sure, but it's genuinely fun fanservice. Akiba's Trip, though... I keep telling you guys, don't dismiss that as a fanservice game! It's honestly not a "sexy" experience. It's not designed to turn you on, it's designed to make you laugh. It's as much a parody of fanservice games as it is a great game all its own. It's A+ satire, and is a far more thoughtful and cynical game than I think most of you are expecting it to be.

...Sorry for the aside, but Akiba's Trip is my baby. I feel it's my duty to defend it. ;)

Also, to answer the questions I've been seeing about Corpse Party: Although it is more or less the same game as the PSP version, there's enough different here that I think fans of the PSP game would really enjoy checking it out.

Some of the actual dialogue is slightly different (really random lines, too, where the Japanese was changed really subtly -- and yes, all of these subtle changes were painstakingly reflected in the English, too!), there are scenes peppered throughout that weren't present in the PSP version (particularly in chapter 5, where they added a rather shocking scene that pretty much comes out of nowhere), quite a few different endings from what you guys are used to... and most notably, the "Tooth" chapter from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is now present, retold in the style of the original Corpse Party. Like, with you actually walking around the school, new puzzles exclusive to that chapter, new dialogue, etc. It's pretty rockin'!

There are also some musical changes -- chapter 5 has a few tracks exclusive to the PC version that blow their PSP equivalents out of the water. And probably the biggest difference is the voice-acting, since every single voice is completely different. And surprisingly, being a cast of mostly indie voice-actors, they're overall REALLY good, with a few topping the PSP versions (IMHO) and a few really surprising changes (Kizami's indie PC voice is SO DIFFERENT from his PSP voice, and yet somehow just as good -- just, in a completely different direction!).

It's actually been really cool to see just how different it is, and I can totally see a debate sparking up once the PC version is released as to which is the more definitive Corpse Party experience. ;)

-Tom
Can you skip death scenes in the PC version?
 

desmax

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Hmm...I wonder when they will finally have a release date for at least the first game on Steam. Considering this was supposed to be out quite some time ago, it's kinda worrying.
I'll happily take an Early Acess version with the game crashing all the time at this point.
 

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Senran Kagura is fanservice for sure, but it's genuinely fun fanservice. Akiba's Trip, though... I keep telling you guys, don't dismiss that as a fanservice game! It's honestly not a "sexy" experience. It's not designed to turn you on, it's designed to make you laugh. It's as much a parody of fanservice games as it is a great game all its own. It's A+ satire, and is a far more thoughtful and cynical game than I think most of you are expecting it to be.

...Sorry for the aside, but Akiba's Trip is my baby. I feel it's my duty to defend it. ;)

Also, to answer the questions I've been seeing about Corpse Party: Although it is more or less the same game as the PSP version, there's enough different here that I think fans of the PSP game would really enjoy checking it out.

Some of the actual dialogue is slightly different (really random lines, too, where the Japanese was changed really subtly -- and yes, all of these subtle changes were painstakingly reflected in the English, too!), there are scenes peppered throughout that weren't present in the PSP version (particularly in chapter 5, where they added a rather shocking scene that pretty much comes out of nowhere), quite a few different endings from what you guys are used to... and most notably, the "Tooth" chapter from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is now present, retold in the style of the original Corpse Party. Like, with you actually walking around the school, new puzzles exclusive to that chapter, new dialogue, etc. It's pretty rockin'!

There are also some musical changes -- chapter 5 has a few tracks exclusive to the PC version that blow their PSP equivalents out of the water. And probably the biggest difference is the voice-acting, since every single voice is completely different. And surprisingly, being a cast of mostly indie voice-actors, they're overall REALLY good, with a few topping the PSP versions (IMHO) and a few really surprising changes (Kizami's indie PC voice is SO DIFFERENT from his PSP voice, and yet somehow just as good -- just, in a completely different direction!).

It's actually been really cool to see just how different it is, and I can totally see a debate sparking up once the PC version is released as to which is the more definitive Corpse Party experience. ;)

-Tom
Well I look forward to triple dipping on Blood Covered and am going to get pretty much everything else you guys have in the line up too. You're too good to me XSEED. ;~;
 

Wereroku

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Senran Kagura is fanservice for sure, but it's genuinely fun fanservice. Akiba's Trip, though... I keep telling you guys, don't dismiss that as a fanservice game! It's honestly not a "sexy" experience. It's not designed to turn you on, it's designed to make you laugh. It's as much a parody of fanservice games as it is a great game all its own. It's A+ satire, and is a far more thoughtful and cynical game than I think most of you are expecting it to be.

...Sorry for the aside, but Akiba's Trip is my baby. I feel it's my duty to defend it. ;)

-Tom
I told several of my friends about the game and told them to watch the videos instead of reading anything about it and they are super funny. I have that and SK preordered just to support you guys. Also Brandish is awesome man I am really looking forward to getting to play it.
 

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Also, to answer the questions I've been seeing about Corpse Party: Although it is more or less the same game as the PSP version, there's enough different here that I think fans of the PSP game would really enjoy checking it out.

Some of the actual dialogue is slightly different (really random lines, too, where the Japanese was changed really subtly -- and yes, all of these subtle changes were painstakingly reflected in the English, too!), there are scenes peppered throughout that weren't present in the PSP version (particularly in chapter 5, where they added a rather shocking scene that pretty much comes out of nowhere), quite a few different endings from what you guys are used to... and most notably, the "Tooth" chapter from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is now present, retold in the style of the original Corpse Party. Like, with you actually walking around the school, new puzzles exclusive to that chapter, new dialogue, etc. It's pretty rockin'!

There are also some musical changes -- chapter 5 has a few tracks exclusive to the PC version that blow their PSP equivalents out of the water. And probably the biggest difference is the voice-acting, since every single voice is completely different. And surprisingly, being a cast of mostly indie voice-actors, they're overall REALLY good, with a few topping the PSP versions (IMHO) and a few really surprising changes (Kizami's indie PC voice is SO DIFFERENT from his PSP voice, and yet somehow just as good -- just, in a completely different direction!).

It's actually been really cool to see just how different it is, and I can totally see a debate sparking up once the PC version is released as to which is the more definitive Corpse Party experience. ;)

-Tom
This is great to hear, actually. Thanks for the clarification.
 

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Great to hear about the PC differences for Corpse Party, Tom. Now I'm definitely going to double dip. Will there also be Steam Cards? Would love to collect all the doomed souls.
 

wyrdwad

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does corpse party pc have different content from the psp game?
See my above response. ;)

Can you skip death scenes in the PC version?
Actually, yes, that's probably the most welcome difference between the PC and PSP versions: PC version has a fast-forward feature. And it is FAST. ;)

Great to hear about the PC differences for Corpse Party, Tom. Now I'm definitely going to double dip. Will there also be Steam Cards? Would love to collect all the doomed souls.
We still have yet to do the whole Steam Card thing, as we really haven't had time for it with all the other stuff going on -- but this might be a good time to start looking into it...

-Tom
 

ShogunDarius

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No need to worry. We've just been having technical difficulties with it that have set it back a bit. But every technical hurdle we jump over now is one less technical hurdle we need to jump over for SC later!

-Tom
please do all you can to get SENRAN KAGURA Bon Appétit and Brandish: The Dark Revenant out in the EU
 

Elor_Nocudee

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It's too bad Trails SC & FC wont be at E3, i want them on my PC badly (might consider them for my Vita later).

Now the PC version of Corpse Party is coming? Nice! looking forward to that too.

Also suprised to see Brandish coming, might have to grab that as well.

I dont know about the rest but i wont say no to more more Vita games, bring'em on!
 

GuardianE

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We still have yet to do the whole Steam Card thing, as we really haven't had time for it with all the other stuff going on -- but this might be a good time to start looking into it...
I could be totally off, but it seems like Steam Cards are a relatively easy thing to implement. Slap some character art together, make tiny chibi faces as icons, and pull some wallpapers. Then you get a cut of every marketplace transaction forever.
 

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I was hoping for news about the next Corpse Party, but I guess the changes to the PC version sound interesting at least.
 

krYlon

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Actually, yes, that's probably the most welcome difference between the PC and PSP versions: PC version has a fast-forward feature. And it is FAST. ;)

-Tom
Good stuff.

Please bring Gagharv trilogy to Steam asap, thank you pls.
 

Eusis

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They are mentioned at the tail of the press release, but considering they aren't in the listed format, nor did XSEED provide assets/logo, I think it was simply a mention that they are a part of XSEED's game lineup in general, but not at E3.

That was my take on it anyway, I asked for clarification.
Yeah, it's why I axed listing the Trails games in my first post as what I'm looking forward to: they're not showing up at E3 it seems, and so I'd rather just focus on what's announced for then.
Cry moar, Trails fans. *is a Trails fan, cries more*
At some point you just become numb to it all.
 

Koppai

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Awesome XSEED :)

Will buy all the Senran Kagura games. I just downloaded Burst from the eShop and its great, but please make these Vita games physical copies! I hate having to buy bigger memory cards.
 

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Wereroku

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Awesome XSEED :)

Will buy all the Senran Kagura games. I just downloaded Burst from the eShop and its great, but please make these Vita games physical copies! I hate having to buy bigger memory cards.
I don't think the cooking game is getting a physical release in any region.
 

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With SV, Dekamori, and Akiba's Trip, I now have a reason to get a Vita. Thank you based XSeed.
 

Voliko

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No need to worry. We've just been having technical difficulties with it that have set it back a bit. But every technical hurdle we jump over now is one less technical hurdle we need to jump over for SC later!

-Tom
Which will also get you guys closer to Steam Zwei, Ys6, Xanadu Next, and Dinosaur releases, right? ;)
 

Alric

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Brandish: The Dark Revenant
[Platform: PSP digital; Release: 2014] – A classically-styled dungeon crawler from Nihon Falcom, the storied developers of the highly-acclaimed Ys and The Legend of Heroes RPG franchises, Brandish: The Dark Revenant puts players in the role of swordsman Ares Toraernos as he climbs his way through over 40 sprawling floors of monsters, traps and puzzles in an attempt to escape a long-forgotten underground labyrinth. Along the way he repeatedly encounters his arch-rival, the voluptuous sorceress Dela Delon, who’s just as interested in claiming the bounty on his head as she is in escaping the maze herself. With each floor boasting unrelenting enemies fought in real time, elaborate booby traps, ancient treasures, tricky puzzles and thousand-year-old mysteries to solve, Brandish promises to keep players fighting for survival till the bitter end.
Awesome, never heard of this before but it looks fun. Checked out some videos and can't wait.