NIS America to Release Ys VIII, Culdecept Revolt, RPG Maker, Tokyo Tattoo Girls, Touhou Kobuto V Games

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Company to release 5 games in N. America, Europe

NIS America announced during a livestreamed press event on Friday that it will release the following video games:

  • Ys Vlll: Lacrimosa of DANA
  • Tokyo Tattoo Girls (Irezumi no Kuni)
  • Culdcept Revolt
  • RPG Maker Fes (RPG Tsu Cool Fes)
  • Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle

NISA will release Nihon Falcom's Ys Vlll: Lacrimosa of DANA game on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and on Steam this fall in North America and Europe. The release will have full English audio, as well as the original Japanese audio. The game will have English and French text. The company is releasing the game digitally and in a physical edition for both PS4 and PS Vita.

NISA describes the game:

Ys returns with a brand new adventure for the first time in 8 years! Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amidst this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana!

NISA will release the Tokyo Tattoo Girls strategy game on the PS Vita and on Steam this year in North America and Europe.

NISA describes the game:

Make your mark!

After a calamity befalls Tokyo, some of the city's survivors find themselves with powerful abilities bestowed on them by colorful tattoos. The city is cordoned off from the world, its inhabitants isolated. To create peace, the city has been divided into 23 wards, each controlled by a powerful group known as “Kumi.” Together, these Kumi form the “Union.” It's rumored that escape from the devastated city is possible, but only for the person who manages to defeat all 23 Kumi...

Sushi Typhoon Games developed the game, which originally arrived digitally only in Japan on September 30 for the PS Vita only.

NISA will release the Culdcept Revolt card-collecting strategy game in North America and Europe on the Nintendo 3DS this summer in both a physical and digital release.

NISA describes the game:

A world of strategy awaits.

As the Culdcept series celebrates its 20th Anniversary, the addictive card game-meets-board game is back, bigger and better than ever with hundreds of new cards, inventive boards, and exciting multiplayer! Follow Allen, a new recruit for the rebel Free Bat forces as you fight for freedom from the tyranny of Count Kraniss. Build your deck, create new strategies, and dominate the board in Culdcept Revolt! With all the classic elements veterans love yet a gentle learning curve for newcomers, Culdcept Revolt is the best Culdcept yet!

The game originally shipped in Japan on July 7. The Culdcept franchise is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

NISA will release the RPG Maker Fes "game creator" game in North America and Europe on the Nintendo 3DS this summer in both a physical and digital release. NISA's release will include text in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

The company describes the game:

Share your Story!

Ready to become a game developer? RPG Maker Fes makes it easy to develop any RPG you can imagine with no need for programming know-how! Simple, but powerful tools let you bring to life the amazing stories in your head! Customize the characters, stories, combat and more to become the next great developer! Then, share your creations and play others with the RPG Maker Player! What story will you share?

Kadokawa Games originally released the game in Japan on November 17.

NISA will release Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle on the PS4 and PS Vita this summer in North America and Europe. The game will support PlayStation VR. NISA is releasing the game in a physical and digital edition for the PS4, and digital only for the PS Vita.

The company describes the game:

Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is a bullet-hell battle game that takes place in the Touhou universe. Take control of one of nine Touhou characters and eliminate your opponent using bullet-hell patterns, melee attacks, or spell cards! Featuring ear-tingling beats for each character, you might just find yourself dancing while you play!

The game originally arrived in Japan on November 2 on the PS4 and PS Vita as part of Mediascape's "Play, Doujin!" project, which publishes dōjin games (such as fan-made Touhou Project titles) on PlayStation platforms.

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