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Pandora’s Tower US Trailer

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Pandora’s Tower Officially Slated for an April Release

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XSEED Games announced earlier today that Pandora’s Tower will be seeing an April release. No specific release date has been mentioned at the moment, but at least the month has been narrowed down.


XSEED Selling Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon For $20

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XSEED Games has decided to start selling Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon, a highly underrated Wii gem, direct to the consumer using its online storefront. How much for a brand new copy of this game? Well, XSEED Games is offering this gem for the low price of $20! This is the time to jump in and snatch a unique Wii game while they are readily available.

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XSEED Games to the Rescue Again – Rune Factory 4 Headed to 3DS This Summer

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XSEED Games aims to please by bringing Rune Factory 4 to North America this Summer. Previously released last year in Japan, Rune Factory 4 – the first in the series to hit the Nintendo 3DS – features new romance options, the option to play as male or female from the beginning, and endless crafting, farming, and cooking.

No English trailer has been released yet, but you can take a peek at the Japanese trailer (with English subs) below.

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Pandora’s Tower is Coming to North America Spring 2013

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While Nintendo may not have had any interest in publishing this title, they have come to an agreement with XSEED Games that gives them publishing rights for the highly anticipated Pandora’s Tower. There is no concrete release date at the moment, but Nintendo fans will be able to purchase this game sometime during Spring 2013.

This news comes from a press release posted by XSEED Games a little earlier this morning.

Are you excited for this title, or is it too little, too late? Personally, I am glad to see this title coming stateside as it was always the one that intrigued me the most.

XSEED Games Announces Pandora’s Tower for Spring 2013 Release
Fan Favorite Wii-Exclusive Action RPG to be Released for the North American Market

Torrance, Calif., (January 16th, 2013) - XSEED Games, an independent-minded publisher, today announced they have come to an agreement with Nintendo that will bring the highly anticipated action role-playing title, Pandora’s Tower™, exclusively to Wii™ in Spring 2013. Developed in Japan by Ganbarion, Pandora’s Tower takes the classic fairytale theme of a maiden in distress and adds a violent twist, with the protagonist setting out to slay over a dozen giant monsters and collect their flesh in order to free his beloved from an evil curse. The agreement with Nintendo grants XSEED Games exclusive publishing rights to Pandora’s Tower in North America.

“It’s fantastic to be bringing such a highly-anticipated title like Pandora’s Tower to such a vocal fan base,” said Shinichi Suzuki, President and CEO of XSEED Games. “North American gamers have been very patient in waiting for this game to be released, and we’re confident they will be pleased when they get their hands on the title.”

A tale of unfortunate circumstances, Pandora’s Tower opens in the Kingdom of Elyria, where an unassuming singer named Elena succumbs to a wretched curse during a festival performance. Bearing an arcane mark on her back, she starts transforming into a savage monster, causing the town guards to attempt to kill her in order to prevent it. A young ex-mercenary named Aeron, whose heart has forever been pledged to Elena, whisks her away in the nick of time – and with the help of a mysterious witch named Mavda, he learns what must be done to avert her wretched fate. He must descend into The Scar, a massive chasm tied down by twelve chains connected to a floating island in its center, atop which sit thirteen interconnected towers. There, he must use his sword and a sacred chain to battle his way through each tower and extract the flesh of the boss “masters” that dwell within, which Elena must consume in order to reverse her ongoing transformation. But the clock is ticking! The longer Aeron takes to vanquish each beast, the less human Elena becomes, affecting her character and the game’s final outcome in a profound manner. Time is of the essence…

Pandora’s Tower was developed in Japan by Ganbarion in conjunction with Nintendo, exclusively for Wii. The game will be published by XSEED Games in North America in Spring 2013. XSEED Games will release more product updates in the coming months.

About XSEED Games:
XSEED Games was formed in November 2004 by a small group of industry veterans with a common vision; to cross pollinate the avid gaming culture of Japan and North America. Delivering unique, innovative titles across multiple platforms and genres, XSEED Games is dedicated to publishing products that appeal to and enrich the North American market. The company is a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based MarvelousAQL Inc., a publicly-traded company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. More information on XSEED Games can be found at http://www.xseedgames.com

Unchained Blades Coming to Nintendo eShop in January

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XSEED Games announced today that Unchained Blades will be coming to North America as a digital download on the 3DS Nintendo eShop. The game will be available for purchase on January 3rd, 2013 and will cost $29.99.

Unchained Blades is a first-person dungeon crawler that features turn based combat. Players can take advantage of the “Unchain” system to try and convince monsters to join their party. Monsters can help block attacks and even lend offense abilities.

For more information check out the press release below, or visit the official website . Read more

XSEED Games Releases Standard Edition of The Last Story at a Lower Price

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XSEED Games is releasing a standard edition of The Last Story to replace the premium version. This new release has started shipping to retailers across North America and will be offered at the suggested retail price of $29.99, a steal for those holding out on the game. XSEED Games is releasing the standard edition to celebrate the success of the title in North America. In fact, XSEED Games says that The Last Story is the most successful title they ever published.

Check out the full press release below:

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Slight Delay for The Last Story

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Those looking forward to playing The Last Story today may be disappointed to learn that today seems to be the shipping date for the game. It was thought today would be the release date, but according to a string of Twitter posts from XSEED Games, the game was only shipped today. Not to worry though, because they have assured fans that the game should be in their hands soon.