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Dragon's Crown arrives on Vita and PS3 August 6

Vanillaware's pseudo-retro side-scrolling hack and/or slash game Dragon's Crown will launch for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3 on Tuesday, August 6, at $39.99 and $49.99 respectively, publisher Atlus has announced. Can you imagine getting a new crown put in for $50? You'd figure dragon...

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Dragon's Crown introduces the Dwarf

Having previously showcased the Fighter and the Sorceress, Vanillaware beat-em-up Dragon's Crown moves onto another player class: the Dwarf. While he's not infirm in the slightest, the sudden gymnastics halfway through does remind us of that bit from Attack of the Clones....

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Dragon's Crown trailer shows the Fighter mauling blighters

Vanillaware scrolling beat-em-up Dragon's Crown features six classes, and this video shows off the Fighter one. It doesn't matter the voiceover is Japanese, because the game's hand-animated art speaks for itself. Dragon's Crown scorches PS3 and Vita this summer....

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Muramasa Rebirth finds new life on PS Vita 'early summer'

During a GDC demo of Muramasa Rebirth, the PS Vita port of Vanillaware's 2D action game Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Aksys PR coordinator Russell Iriye confirmed with Joystiq that the game is currently penciled in for "early summer." "We have not talked about a release date yet. Right now all we're...

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Dragon's Crown adorning NA retail, PSN this summer

Vita and PS3 2D hack-and-slash Dragon's Crown gets a North American coronation this summer, both at retail and on PlayStation Network. The PS3 price is $49.99, while on Vita it's $39.99. While the co-op game (for up to four players) won't support cross-platform play, multiplayer can be enjoyed both...

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Dragon's Crown reigns in new trailer, bonus art book unveiled

After Vanillaware finally unveiled a new 30-second teaser for PS3 and Vita game Dragon's Crown last month, the Muramasa and Odin Sphere studio hurried back to the drawing board to rustle up a full two minutes of hand-animated, 2D action-RPG trailerness. Which is why it's here for your viewing...

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Dragon's Crown shines in new trailer

The Vita price drop is great, and Final Fantasy X is exciting and all, but the real news out of Sony's Japanese PlayStation event is this Dragon's Crown trailer. The Vanillaware action game inspired by Capcom's Dungeons & Dragons brawlers, hasn't made a peep since Atlus picked up publishing...

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Muramasa: The Demon Blade takes a stab at PS Vita

Vanillaware's Wii action game, Muramasa: The Demon Blade, is being ported to the PS Vita. The new edition will be available on March 28, 2013 and be further bolstered by DLC, Sony said during its TGS 2012 press conference. The PS Vita port has only been confirmed for Japan so far, but we expect...

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Grand Knights History won't be published by XSEED, 'development resources' noted

XSEED Games announced late yesterday that it will not publish turn-based RPG Grand Knights History in North America as previously announced. "Unfortunately, it was determined that development resources required to localize the game were not available, necessitating its cancellation," the official...

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Dragon's Crown has not been canceled

Vanillaware's lushly illustrated 2D action game for PS3 and Vita, Dragon's Crown, was originally given a Spring 2012 release date. Rumors have since popped up about the game's cancellation -- mostly due to Amazon cancelling pre-orders. Illustrator Shigatake responded to the rumors on Twitter,...

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