Aksys Games Announces Upcoming Titles at NGPX

Upcoming slate of games features pulse-pounding action, romantic comedy, dungeon crawls and more!


Torrance, Calif. — March 4, 2021 —
Aksys Games announced the lineup of games that will be showcased at the New Game+ Expo (NGPX) today, March 4th, 2021. NGPX is an online event featuring new and upcoming releases from a coalition of developers from around the world. The showcase begins at 8:00 a.m. PST/5:00 p.m. CET on the official Twitch channel, and will be followed by livestreams and other events.

“The inaugural NGPX was an exciting and successful event, thanks to the overwhelming support and enthusiasm from gamers,” said Akibo Shieh, founder and CEO of Aksys Games. “We're proud to be participating in this year's event alongside so many of our colleagues.”
Upcoming titles from Aksys Games at NGPX include:

Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~ (NSW/February '21) - Brush up on your literary dates. Discover a new yuletide tale as the Steel City is covered in a blanket of white. Cardia encounters more dashing literary characters, both friends and foes. Uncover fresh intrigue as Cardia delves into the mysteries of her own family and dashing suitors.

RICO London (NSW, PS4™, PS5™, Xbox One/Summer '21) - The door-kicking, gang-busting crime fighters are back and this time they're in 1999 London. RICO London is a first-person shooter about making an impactful entrance, blasting the bad guys, and taking care of business.

Pups & Purrs Animal Hospital (NSW/Summer '21) - Become the very best veterinarian ever! These adorable pets aren't feeling well, so let's give them the care they need! Pups & Purrs Animal Hospital is a simulation game in which you can have a dream job taking care of cute, fluffy friends.

Fishing Fighters (NSW/Summer '21) - Fishing Fighters is a unique competitive experience sure to lure not only fishing enthusiasts, but friends and family as well. Get hooked on a new type of party game as you compete in fierce fish-offs with up to 8 players or simply relax and enjoy your favorite fishing spots together. Catch the game's extensive Story Mode where you take on challenging rival battles in search of the elusive legendary fish. Select from an ocean of options, including deep sea, river, and lake fishing, along with a boatload of bait, lures and equipment. Enjoy authentic angling realism with the motion sensor and rumble features of the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers. Who will become the next fishing legend?

Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi (PS4™, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Steam/Fall '21) – Tokyo, 1979. When a massive, mysterious structure suddenly rises from the ground, the government sends a team to investigate. You have been selected to join an elite group of underground explorers employed by Cassandra Company. Unfortunately, you are not the only one searching these caverns. Terrifying monsters lurk in the shadows. Dangerous criminals hunt for resources. Large numbers of people are missing. The test of your survival skills begins now...

Olympia Soirée (NSW/Fall '21) - With her entire clan wiped out years ago, Olympia has been isolated for most of her life. Now she lives as the only person on Tenguu Island who can perform the ritual that restores light to a world shrouded in darkness. The heads of each Primary district—Red, Blue, and Yellow—lead a society governed by the island's rigid class structure. As Olympia travels between the districts, she discovers their wonders and their weaknesses, as well as an entire underground community of shunned individuals whom she becomes determined to help. If she can find the person destined to be her soulmate, she will finally be able to open her heart and reveal her true name, continue her bloodline, and save the world before it is destroyed.

Dairoku: Agents of Sakuratani (NSW/Winter '21) - Ever since she could remember, Akitsu Shino has had the ability to see what others could not: spirits, apparitions, and indescribable creatures. As an adult, this talent leads her to join a secret government agency: The Occult Action Department. Her assignment is with the Sixth Special Preventions Office, and her job is to monitor the powerful beings who travel between her world and the worlds beyond. From her office in Sakuratani, a town in a different dimension, Agent Shino meets several otherworldly individuals with vastly different personalities and abilities: a nine-tailed fox spirit, a mischievous oni, and more. Part gatekeeper, part travel guide, she does her best to get to know these entities and keep them from getting into inter-dimensional trouble.

Variable Barricade (NSW/Q1 '22) - A member of a prestigious family and heiress to a fortune, Hibari learns that her eccentric grandfather is determined to find her a husband. He arranges to house her in a luxurious villa along with four handsome, hand-picked bachelors and her private butler. As her suitors try to win her hand by any means necessary, Hibari endures endless everyday trials and temptations. Has grandfather chosen poorly, or is there more to these fellows than meets the eye? Through all of this, Hibari has two important goals: frighten off each of these marriage candidates, and absolutely refuse to fall in love.

For all the official NGPX links, visit ngpx.games, and to stay up to date on all the news from Aksys Games, follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @AksysGames. Tune in to our Let's Play streams on Twitch at aksysgames and YouTube.
See the playlist of trailers for the featured games here after 9:00 a.m. PST.

About Aksys Games
Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a visionary video game publisher committed to publishing unique and high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms. Its lineup of games includes the critically acclaimed Zero Escape series, Little Dragons Café, the award-winning Spirit Hunter: Death Mark and Spirit Hunter: NG adventures and Code: Realize titles, as well as the wildly successful BlazBlue, Under Night In-Birth, and Guilty Gear franchises. More information about Aksys Games and its unique products can be found on the company's website, www.aksysgames.com.

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