New Game Plus Expo 2020: SPIKE CHUNSOFT Announcement Summary

SPIKE CHUNSOFT’s involvement with New Game Plus Expo 2020 saw new trailers for a variety of different titles, including both ROBOTICS;NOTES and RE:ZERO, as well as a special message from the creator of the Danganronpa franchise. A breakdown of what was announced, along with any trailers for the respective titles, can be found below. Read more of this post

Meet the Cast of ROBOTICS;NOTES in the Newly Released Gameplay Trailer

Spike Chunsoft and Numskull Games have recently released a new gameplay trailer for the ROBOTICS;NOTES DOUBLE PACK, a visual novel collection that will contain ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE and ROBOTICS;NOTES DaSH , that will introduce potential players to the wide variety of characters within the franchise. Read more of this post

Numskull Games to Publish Re:ZERO − Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 within Europe

Numskull Games have today announced that they will be the European publisher for Re:ZERO − Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne, a Tactical Adventure game inspired by the popular light novel and anime series Re:ZERO − Starting Life in Another World, for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. SPIKE CHUNSOFT will be the North American publisher and team handling the English localisation for the game. Read more of this post

New Game+ Expo Announced for June with Japanese Game Focus

With the impact of COVID-19 continuing to cause a disruption across the world, including the cancellation of various events, a newly formed digital only event, known as New Game+ Expo, has been announced; with the event providing a way for western publishers of Japanese games to speak up about their upcoming projects. Read more of this post

Numskull Games To Publish ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE & DASH Double Pack Within Europe

Last year SPIKE CHUNSOFT announced that it would release ROBOTICS; NOTES ELITE and ROBOTICS;NOTES DASH onto the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in the West and more recently the studio announced its North American release plans in the form of a ‘double pack’ collection. Well today Numskull Games, who have worked in the past with SPIKE CHUNSOFT on titles such as CRYSTAR and AI: The Somnium Files, have announced that this ROBOTICS;NOTES ELITE & DASH Double Pack will also be released in Europe as both a physical and digital release. Read more of this post

Danganronpa Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Live Stream and Game Announcements

SPIKE CHUNSOFT have announced that in order to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Danganronpa franchise the western publisher will host a variety of different activities including a special live stream wth Megumi Ogata, who played Makoto Naegi in Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Nagito Komaeda in Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, as well as the announcement of three games being released onto compatible smartphone devices. Read more of this post

JUMP FORCE Deluxe Edition Announced for Nintendo Switch; Character Pass 2 Announced for All Platforms

Bandai Namco Entertainment have today announced that SHONEN JUMP’s cross-over fighting game JUMP FORCE will soon be “jumping” to the Nintendo Switch platform as a ‘Deluxe Edition’ release worldwide; with this Nintendo Switch port containing all previously released downloadable content characters (i.e. Character Pass 1) as part of the base game. In addition JUMP FORCE will receive a second character pass of character DLC with six characters, from six different franchises, being teased for released. Read more of this post

Game Review: STEINS;GATE: My Darling Embrace (Nintendo Switch)

The STEINS;GATE franchise continues to expand worldwide and courtesy of SPIKE CHUNSOFT the spin-off side-story STEINS;GATE: My Darling Emrbace finally makes its way to the west. Sadly it is only a digital release, much like the Nintendo Switch release of STEINS;GATE 0; but that is a small price to pay to experience an unusual selection of stories from the STEINS;GATE universe. How does this release compare to previous entieis? Well let’s take a look and find out.
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KATANA KAMI: A Way of the Samurai Story To Release 20th February 2020 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and STEAM

SPIKE CHUNSOFT have announced that KATANA KAMI: A Way of the Samurai Story will launch digitally onto the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and STEAM on the 20th February 2020 along with a 10% launch discount on Nintendo Switch and STEAM and some FREE DLC for the 1st week of release. Read more of this post

Game Review: STEINS;GATE 0 (Nintendo Switch)

After being released onto the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita by PQube Games, and then later released onto STEAM via SPIKE CHUNSOFT, STEINS;GATE 0 makes its welcome debut on Nintendo’s hybrid console but how does this Switch version of the game fare from those previously released? Sadly we won’t know the answer; but let’s take a look at what it has to offer anyway. Read more of this post