Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords just came out, which rocks, and XSEED just announced they are bringing to the US, Brave Story and Chronicle of Dungeon Maker (re-titled DUNGEON MAKER:
HUNTING GROUND). Both RPGs that got very good reviews in Japan, but I really thought weren't going to make it over here.
It is with great pleasure to announce that
XSEED Games has obtained exclusive
publishing rights for DUNGEON MAKER:
HUNTING GROUND, BRAVE STORY: NEW
TRAVELER and WILD ARMS®
5 for the North American market!
HUNTING GROUND and BRAVE STORY: NEW
TRAVELER, both for the PSP®
(PlayStation®Portable) system, are scheduled
for release in July 2007 and Q3 2007,
respectively. WILD ARMS 5 for the
PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system
is scheduled for release in Q3 2007.
These exciting new titles are in addition to
the already announced VALHALLA
which will be released on April 17, 2007 for the
Build. Battle. Destroy.
An original title developed
the PSP system, DUNGEON MAKER: HUNTING
GROUND offers addictive game play
with a simulation dungeon creation element
and real-time battles hunting for monsters to
collect items, gold, and to fulfill
requirements to complete the various quests
given by townspeople.
An ambitious but novice dungeon maker arrives
in a small town known to suffer periodic
attacks from violent monsters. He buys a vast
plot of land at the outskirts of the town to
create a grand dungeon in hopes of luring in
various enemy monsters which to hunt to
collect gold and items. He envisions his
complete dungeon to be one so appealing as to
lure the legendary Wandering Demon. Defeating
this menacing monster would free the
townspeople from the fear he casts upon them,
while winning acclaim as a true dungeon maker
for the "Architect."
* Design and modify a customizable dungeon,
floor-by-floor, using simple controls to
quickly develop a deep and detailed dungeon.
* Strategically layout and improve your
dungeon to maximize its attractiveness and
lure in the most sought-after enemies to take
* Fight real-time battles wielding various
melee and ranged weapons, casting magic
spells, rendering special attacks, and
summoning creatures to defeat the wide
variety of monsters including undead
creatures, orcs, and dragons.
* Enjoy the vast selection of building
materials to customize your dungeon and
complete quests to access the rarer items
from the wide array of weapons, armors, and
accessories to upgrade your warrior.
* Trade dungeons - Utilize network
connectivity to trade dungeons with a friend.
Show off your dungeon creation skills and
explore a friend's dungeon to see what kind
of monsters and treasures lie inside.
DUNGEON MAKER: HUNTING GROUND is
scheduled for release in July 2007.
"Beyond the door you can change your destiny"
An original title created specifically for
the PSP system and developed by Game Republic
(Genji series), BRAVE STORY: NEW
TRAVELER features beautifully
rendered 3D graphics, an epic tale with a
host of colorful supporting characters, and a
traditional turn-based battle system easy for
beginners to pickup and play but with enough
depth and innovative features for seasoned
On a day that starts out like any other, an
11-year-old boy's life is changed forever. As
the main character and his friend Miki pass a
leisurely afternoon, Miki suddenly collapses
from an unknown illness. When the girl shows
no sign of waking, the main character grows
distraught over not being a better friend and
not having the means to save her.
Suddenly, a strange voice offers him a
second chance: "Beyond the door you can
change your destiny!" He soon leaves the real
world and journeys to the world of Vision,
where, as a novice "Traveler," he will
surmount myriad ordeals in hopes of
ultimately meeting with the Goddess of
Fortune to have a single wish granted.
Valuable friendships, unbounded courage, and
his own personal growth will all prove
indispensable as he seeks out his destiny: a
life-changing adventure and the discovery of
a hero inside an ordinary kid.
* A role-playing game with an epic tale,
introducing unique characters with distinct
personalities and leading the player through
the imaginative world of Vision as he learns
to become a hero.
* Traditional turn-based battle system
enhanced by innovative features based on the
story's themes of friendship, courage, and
growth:Friendship - Form bonds
members to create new, cooperative
Courage - Use "brave power"
(BP) to unleash powerful special abilities,
continually refilling the gauge as you
devastate the enemy.
Growth - The hero's main
weapon will evolve as he collects the
gemstones needed to meet with the Goddess of
accessories can be forged by collecting and
combining the right materials. Each character
can also unlock a one-of-a-kind innate
* Beautifully rendered 3D graphics with
vibrant colors and a distinct visual style,
highlighted by polished character and enemy
movement, graphical representations of sound
effects, and a unique animation for each
special ability - all exceptionally well
drawn and intricately textured.
* Collect special birds which you can use
in mini-games or trade in for rare and
precious weapons, armor, and items.
* Network with friends to trade your
birds, or game-share a mini-game to have
friends assist in capturing rare birds.
BRAVE STORY: NEW TRAVELER is scheduled for
release in Q3 2007.