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Phantom Dust being resurrected for Xbox One

Phantom Dust will be brought back for Xbox One, Microsoft announced during its E3 press conference. The original Phantom Dust was an online-focused arena combat game for the original Xbox, created by Yukio Futatsugi, the mind behind Panzer Dragoon. [Image: Joystiq]...

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Microsoft partners with Japanese developers, games to be announced in 2014

Microsoft has signed on some Japanese development teams to bolster the Xbox One's presence in that region, Microsoft Studios Corporate VP Phil Spencer told Kotaku. Spencer said the as-yet-unannounced games will be revealed in 2014, and that they will be "full Japanese games" as opposed to...

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Pre-release update will make Crimson Dragon less difficult

Reacting to reviewer feedback, the developers behind Crimson Dragon have decided to issue an early update to rebalance the game and make the experience less taxing on players. In a message posted to Xbox Wire, Crimson Dragon director Yukio Futatsugi explains the decision. "Crimson Dragon is...

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Panzer Dragoon creator wants to make Crimson Dragon RPG

If Crimson Dragon is successful, developer Grounding Inc. hopes it will become a franchise, creator Yukio Futatsugi told Joystiq during E3. When asked if he would ever return to role-playing games, Futatsugi told us he'd like to see Crimson Dragon spun out into a full-fledged RPG. Futatsugi is...

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Crimson Dragon developer Grounding Inc not working on new Nintendo project [update]

Update: Grounding Inc has contacted Joystiq, saying that it is not working on any projects with Nintendo. For the record, in our interview recording Mr. Futatsugi's interpreter clearly states that the company is "currently working on a Nintendo title." Grounding says that Mr. Futatsugi was...

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Crimson Dragon no longer Kinect-only, uses controller

Crimson Dragon, originally designed as a showpiece for Kinect, is now controlled primarily with a controller. The once Xbox 360 and now Xbox One exclusive abandoned full Kinect control after feedback was received from "passionate fans" – possibly from an accidentally released demo –...

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Microsoft announces Crimson Dragon is exclusive to Xbox One [Update: Trailer added]

Microsoft has announced that Crimson Dragon, a planned XBLA Kinect title from Yukio Futatsugi, the creator of Panzer Dragoon, will release as an exclusive on Xbox One. The company showed a quick video of the game during today's press conference, and it looks very similar to the original build,...

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Futatsugi: Crimson Dragon is 'not far' from a final build

Microsoft and Panzer Dragoon creator Yukio Futatsugi are still working on Crimson Dragon, the Kinect rail shooter revealed in 2010 and since hit with a delay and a year-long silence. In fact, Futatsugi tells Eurogamer that Crimson Dragon is "not far off" from completion. "Well, the game has been...

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Crimson Dragon swoops into Japan on June 13

Crimson Dragon will careen into Japan on June 13 for 1,200 Microsoft Points ($15), Andriasang reports. Crimson Dragon is a Kinect exclusive created by Panzer Dragoon director Yukio Futatsugi that will allow players to ride six different types of dragons while shooting fireballs and laser-inspired...

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Crimson Dragon spreads its wings in a new trailer

When we first heard Microsoft was backing a game called Project Draco, we thought it was a Harry Potter spinoff title featuring Draco Malfoy, Winky the house-elf and Minerva McGonagall in a Three's Company-style RPG. Turns out it's a flying shooter for Kinect starring dragons, which is way...

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