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Atelier Trilogy Concludes with Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland on May 22nd

Ryan Phillips's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Phillips on Apr 19, 2012

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Howdy everyone! Ryan from NIS America here, dropping by to talk about our upcoming PS3-exclusive title Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland! Due out May 22nd in North America, this is the final game in the Atelier Arland trilogy and we are super excited for its US debut.

For those new to the Atelier series, they are RPG games that revolve heavily around adventuring and using alchemy to synthesize items, weapons, and armor. In order to make items with alchemy, you will be out leveling up your characters and gathering materials in various areas. Although Atelier Meruru is the third title in the Arland trilogy, the story itself is independent from the previous two titles, so you can totally pick it up and enjoy it without having previous knowledge of the backstory. For those who have played the other two Arland games, you can definitely look forward to seeing familiar characters from the previous two titles!

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Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention Hits PS Vita April 17th

Ryan Phillips's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Phillips on Apr 05, 2012

Greetings everyone! I’m dropping by to have a quick chat about Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention as it will be hitting both PSN and retailer shelves on April 17th, dood! Let’s jump right into it and talk about some of the brand-new features for its PS Vita debut!

For newcomers, Disgaea is a turn-based strategy RPG where players can move and arrange their characters using a grid-based system to perform special attacks, or team up to do millions of points of damage (often in very comical cutscenes) against their opponents. Disgaea is also known for its wacky cast of characters, one being NIS America’s awesome mascot, Prinny (highly disposable peon penguin demons that explode), all of which are illustrated by Takehito Harada.

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NIS Talks PS3 RPGs Legasista, Mugen Souls, The Witch and the Hundred Knights

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Mar 30, 2012

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Last night was a big moment for NIS, the developer of fan-favorite tactical RPGs such as Disgaea and Phantom Brave. The publisher’s US arm, NIS America, announced three new PS3-exclusive games set to roll out over the next calendar year: dungeon crawler Legasista, strategy-RPG Mugen Souls, and action-RPG The Witch and the Hundred Knights.

We sat down with NIS America Producer Jack Niida to learn more about each of the new titles. Enjoy, and leave your thoughts in the comments.

Legasista for PS3 (PSN)

This post-apocalyptic 2D-styled dungeon crawler — NIS America is describing it as a “survival action-RPG” — takes place in a far-flung future where science has been forgotten and technology is treated with superstitious awe.

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NIS Update: ClaDun X2, Disgaea 4, Adventurer of Arland Release Dates Revealed

Nao Zook's Avatar + Posted by Nao Zook on Aug 11, 2011

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Wow, it’s been a while since I visited you! I hope you’ve all been having a great summer. Today I want to talk about our upcoming titles, which include ClaDun x2, Atelier Totori, and Disgaea 4! I knew it would be a very busy summer for us at NIS America, but now that I think about it, we’ll be making you super busy, too! Well, hold tight, all the latest information is coming your way.

ClaDun x2 will be available only on PSN at the end of August. I don’t have the exact date just yet, but please look out for ClaDun x2 when it pops up on the PlayStation Store.

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NIS’s PlayStation Lineup: Bleach, Atelier Totori, Disgaea 4, ClaDun x2

Ryan Phillips's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Phillips on May 24, 2011

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It’s good to be back, doods! We announced some PlayStation 3-exclusive titles last Friday, including Bleach: Soul Resurrección for this summer and Atelier Totori: The Adventurer of Arland, the latest installment of the Atelier series, also coming exclusively for the PS3. And we had great news for ClaDun fans as we also announced the PSP title, ClaDun x2, coming only on the PlayStation Network! I come bearing info for all three of these games, so sit back and check it out along with a new must-see Disgaea 4 trailer!

Bleach: Soul Resurrección

First up is our brand new title, Bleach: Soul Resurrección for PS3. We are really excited because a lot of us in the office are fans of the anime and manga. Soul Resurrección is the first Bleach game to reach the PlayStation 3, and we’re excited to host its big debut!

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Celebrate the Holidays with a Hyperdimension Neptunia trailer and Phantom Brave for PSP

Ryan Phillips's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Phillips on Dec 21, 2010

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Happy Holidays, dood!!! Just dropping in today to wish you all happy holidays and to give a big thanks to all of our fans and everyone that made 2010 an awesome year for us here at NIS America! I’m happy to bring a bunch of presents including the Hyperdimension Neptunia trailer! On top of that, […]

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Hyperdimension Neptunia for PS3: Console Gaming Personified

Ryan Phillips's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Phillips on Nov 19, 2010

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Dood! I just wanted to stop by to provide you with some tasty tidbits about Hyperdimension Neptunia for PS3. The epic tale of the meek Neptune, Compa, and IF on their search for Histoire is headed to the U.S. and I wanted to talk more in-depth about the game. The battle system in Hyperdimension Neptunia […]

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No Heroes Allowed! Hits PSN Tomorrow for PSP with Dungeon-A-Day, Multiplayer

Jenny Barbour's Avatar + Posted by Jenny Barbour on Nov 01, 2010

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Hello Gods of Destruction! “No Heroes Allowed!” is all ready for its PSN release tomorrow, Tuesday, November 2nd. Who better than the game’s director, Haruyuki Ohashi, to let you know all about the game’s cool features as well as thoughts that went into its creation? Haruyuki Ohashi, director, No Heroes Allowed! With the third game […]

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