Corpse Party: Blood Drive character models previewed

Today during a Corpse Party event in Japan, 5pb, the publishers of the Corpse Party in Japan, had a few things to share about the next game in the series for fans. As we already know, Corpse Party: Blood Drive will be picking up from Corpse Party: Book of Shadows’ canonical ending and it will follow Ayumi Shinozaki as the main protagonist. Considering this is the first Corpse Party title to ...

Constant C Moving at the Speed of Light onto XBLA

Constant C may have been one of the lucky hundred titles that were chosen for Steam’s Greenlight back in August, but the game is looking at an even brighter future as well. Original developer IGS and 5pb Games have announced that the title will be reaching XBLA in the Spring of 2014. Telling the story of a robot trying to fix a research space station that is frozen in time, Constant C is a p...

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive TGS trailer released

With Tokyo Game Show 2013 in full swing, a number of new trailers have been released and one of these trailers happens to be for the recently announced Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive. Not only has this trailer given us a glimpse at the game’s various upgrades, but it also has revealed a new tidbit of information. While its still unknown exactly what will be added to this version o...

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive announced for the PS4

It seems that 5pb. is going to keep their Phantom Breaker train rolling as it has been announced that they are currently working on bringing the spin-off to their fighting game, Battle Grounds, to the PlayStation 4 as Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive. Details are scarce about the game at the moment but it will be an upgraded version of the original game, the review of which can be found h...

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds announced for PS Vita

Despite being a long time supporter of the Xbox 360 in Japan, often releasing their titles exclusively for the console in the region, 5pb. has announced that they will be bringing Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds to the PlayStation Vita this Winter in Japan. The side-scrolling chibi brawler was released worldwide back in March, my review of the game can be found here, but it appears that this Vita ...

Occultic;Nine Characters Revealed

Earlier in the year Chiyomaru Shikura, creator of Steins;Gate, revealed plans for his next work Occultic;Nine. Chiyomaru also specified that his debut novel is not the proper fourth “science adventure” following after Chaos;Head, Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes, though it could be considered the fourth in the Shikura body of work. The “paranormal science” novel is set to be ...

Robotics;Notes Anime Announced

Fans of 5pb’s ‘Uni;Verse’ franchise, will be pleased to know that their upcoming title Robotics;Notes will be getting an anime adaptation. This series will follow after it’s predecessor’s Steins;Gate and Chaos;Head which also previously got anime adaptations. The anime series will be produced by legendary animation studio Production I.G. and will air in the infamous l...

Robotics;Notes gets release date

Take note Steins;Gate and Chaos;Head fans, 5pb have announced the release date of their next visual novel game Robotics;Notes. The game which is set within the same universe as Steins;Gate and Chaos;Head, affectionately referred to as the Uni;Verse by 5pb fans, is set for a release on the 28th of June, 2012. Robotics;Notes as you can probably tell from the title involves robotics in it’s sto...

Robotics;Notes Trailer – TGS 2011

The creators of the amazing Steins;Gate and Chaos;Head visual novels, 5pb Games had some big things on show at Tokyo Game Show 2011. The biggest of which was their trailer for their upcoming title, Robotics;Notes! 5pb are known for creating visual novels that focus on science-fiction with a dash of romance thrown on the side. This time with Robotics;Note, as you can imagine, they are focusing in o...

Beyond the Future: Fix the Time Arrows Announced

When you play the typical fantasy RPG, you expect an outstanding battle system, deep customisation and plenty of areas to explore. But what if a typical fantasy game focused on the relationship between your character and others? That’s the case with the following game. 5pb and Rejet, developers of Lucian Bee, have revealed Beyond the Future: Fix the Time Arrows for the Playstation 3 and Play...

Deadman Wonderland and Steins;Gate acquired by FUNimation

In another large announcement today FUNimation also announced that they have picked up the rights to both Deadman Wonderland and Steins;Gate in the United States. This means that FUNimation has the right to distribute both of these anime through any means that they choose to do so, which means that these anime will be localized sometime in the near future. Deadman Wonderland is an adaptation of Ji...

Chaos;Head Noah coming to Japanese iTunes store

Now is about the time that I curse the fact that not many Japanese games are available overseas or translated for easy use. Especially considering the fact that Nitroplus is now bringing their biggest visual novel Chaos;Head to the iPhone as well. Their developer Red Flagship has been put in charge of the transition to the iPhone/iTouch. While Chaos;Head began as a computer novel, it branched off ...

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