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Destiny of Spirits Celebrates 500,000 Downloads with Discounts and Special Events

Jun Yoshino's Avatar + Posted by Jun Yoshino on Jul 29, 2014

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alutations Spirit Masters! Destiny of Spirits has reached over 500,000 downloads worldwide! To celebrate we are running a special promotional period from July 31st to August 12th!

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Soul Sacrifice Delta Out Today on PS Vita

Kumi Yuasa's Avatar + Posted by Kumi Yuasa on May 13, 2014

Hi everyone, it is with great pleasure that I can now declare the new Archfiend hunting season open with the launch of Soul Sacrifice Delta, available today for PS Vita — exclusively on PlayStation Store. And for the first four weeks, we’ve bundled the game with the following, exclusive raiment items:

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Destiny of Spirits Launches Today on PS Vita

Kumi Yuasa's Avatar + Posted by Kumi Yuasa on Mar 25, 2014

Hi everyone. Destiny of Spirits is launching today exclusively on PS Vita! It’s free to play, so you can download it once PS Store updates and start your game. Every day, we’ll be giving away a login bonus, so check back daily to see what bonus the day will bring!

For those of you who haven’t heard of Destiny of Spirits yet, it’s a free-to-play location-based strategy and RPG game in which you work together with friends and other players across the globe to summon, trade, merge and rent Spirits to use in battle!

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Happy New Year from the Puppeteer Team

Gavin Moore's Avatar + Posted by Gavin Moore on Dec 31, 2013

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Season’s greetings from Japan.

2013 has been a very busy year for Japan Studio. We launched four titles this year, including my own Puppeteer. So we’re all looking forward to a few well-deserved days off. Although you might be surprised to hear that, here in Japan, we don’t get Christmas off. The 25th of December is just a normal working day.

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Knack on PS4: Unlockable Characters and Challenge Modes

Mark Cerny's Avatar + Posted by Mark Cerny on Dec 16, 2013

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Knack launched alongside PS4 in every territory, and now that there’s been some time for the players to get up to speed on our game, I wanted to talk a bit more about the unlockable features waiting within. As you probably know, there are hidden treasure chests in secret rooms scattered throughout the story which contain random items.

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Knack Out Today for PS4

Mark Cerny's Avatar + Posted by Mark Cerny on Nov 15, 2013

Today PlayStation 4 launches; you might say that “next gen” has officially become “current gen”! Game creators have been hard at work, and I think game players have a lot to look forward to.

One of the launch titles is of course Knack, the game that I and the internal Japan Studio have been hard at work on for the last three and a half years. I love character action games, and over the years I’ve helped create a number of them, including Crash Bandicoot on the original PlayStation, and Jak and Daxter and Ratchet & Clank on PS2.

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More Ways to Play Knack: Co-op Mode, Mobile App Detailed

Nick Accordino's Avatar + Posted by Nick Accordino on Nov 07, 2013

Hello, everyone. We’re just a little over a week away from the launch of PS4, and I can’t wait for everyone to finally get their hands on Knack. If you’re looking for a taste of something different, something a little more old-school, Knack is the perfect PS4 game for you. With Knack, not only are we taking gamers back to the days of classic games like Crash Bandicoot, we’re also introducing some new and unique ways to experience the game.

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Hands-on with Knack on PS4: Delightfully Deceptive

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on Oct 23, 2013

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Just after the titular hero, Knack, punched a goblin clear off the screen, knocking his armor into a nearby river, it hit me: Knack, a PS4 launch title, looks stellar. It runs as smooth as silk, and brims with details both big and small. With a family-friendly atmosphere and a charming lead character, Knack seems like a great experience for young — or just newer — gamers. But gaming veterans take note: Knack will surprise you.

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