As Long As JRPGs Like This Keep Coming West, My PS3 Stays Connected

Today Tecmo Koei announced that Gust's Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star, a prequel to the amazing Ar Tonelico series, is coming to North American PlayStation 3 consoles on September 23. Games like this are the reason my PS3 is the only console hooked up right now. » 7/01/14 1:30pm 7/01/14 1:30pm

The Most Delightful Game Development Engine Ever.

Introduced in 2005 as a Mac game development tool, Unity has grown into a multi-platform monster, used to make games for everything from Facebook to consoles — but none of that really mattered, until it got an official anime mascot. Meet Unity-Chan. » 12/16/13 11:43am 12/16/13 11:43am

Nothing Makes Me Happier Than An Atelier Opening Movie

Even when the music is melancholy and the game's name is as silly as Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, there's just something about the opening cinematics for new games in Gust's alchemy-based role-playing game series that makes my dimples pop. » 12/10/13 10:10am 12/10/13 10:10am

No One Knew This Vita RPG Was Coming Out. Tecmo Koei is Working to Make…

Fans of Japanese developer Gust's long-lived series of alchemy-based Atelier role-playing games are a little miffed with Tecmo Koei. First the latest PlayStation 3 installment of the game — Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk — hit store shelves earlier this month to very little fanfare. Then the PlayStation Vita… » 3/22/13 8:30am 3/22/13 8:30am

What does an Android, a Barkeeper, and a Salt Miner all Have in Common?…

Information for three new characters for upcoming PS3 game Atelier Ayesha ~Alchemist of the Ground of Dusk~ » 6/19/12 5:40am 6/19/12 5:40am has been released. Let's have a look.

Atelier Ayesha's 3D Characters Look So Good, They Almost Look 2D

The latest game in their Atelier » 3/29/12 7:00am 3/29/12 7:00am series, game developer, Gust has announced that will be released in Japan on June 28th on the PS3.

Great Moments in Gaming Humor: There, It's In All the Way

In Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia » 3/19/12 3:45pm 3/19/12 3:45pm, young knight Lyner Barsett must insert his life-extending crystal into the back of Aurica Nestmile, an artificially-created being known as a Reyvateil. It's his first time but don't worry, he'll be gentle.

Let's Try Guessing Her Hair Color

Project A14 » 3/19/12 6:30am 3/19/12 6:30am, the newest of the Alchemy-based series game was just announced by . The Japanese role-playing game is to be released on the PS3 platform in June.

Watch an Amnesiac Girl Make Food and Take Naps

In April, game developer, Gust » 2/23/12 5:30am 2/23/12 5:30am will release for the PS Vita. The game, designated under the genre "7th Dimensional Communication," will take the player to the doomed world of La Ciela, where they will meet the amnesiac little girl, Ion (ee-on).

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland Isn't Like Those Other Atelier

Aw look, I've upset pretty pink-haired princess Meruru by being slightly deceptive in the headline. Don't worry, Meruru, I'm sure you have your distinctive elements, probably! » 2/07/12 8:30am 2/07/12 8:30am

Ar Tonelico Qoga Doesn't Skimp On The Sexual Innuendo

The Ar Tonelico series features a mechanic in which the main character dives into the psyche of his female companions, unlocking powers by travelling deeper into their subconscious. Developer Gust takes advantage of this feature to make incredibly dirty puns. » 3/17/11 11:00am 3/17/11 11:00am

Ar Tonelico Qoga's Intro Is A Wonder To Behold

Last night I picked up a copy of Gust's newly-released Ar Tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel for the PlayStation 3, slipped it into my console, and watched the introductory movie five times in a row. » 3/16/11 11:20am 3/16/11 11:20am

Implied Fisting Is One Sure Way To Get A Mature Rating

Ar Tonelico III was rated teen in Japan. The ESRB isn't being as kind, slapping on a mature rating on the PlayStation 3 RPG for, among other things, a male character reaching inside a female character's body while she moans. » 1/17/11 3:20pm 1/17/11 3:20pm

Trinity Universe Brings Pure PS3 RPG Obscurity To America, Europe

PlayStation 3 owners with a deep, deep appreciation for the art of the Japanese role-playing game will be delighted to learn that NIS America will bring Trinity Universe to North America and Europe this summer. » 3/23/10 6:40pm 3/23/10 6:40pm

Cross Edge Crosses The Sexy Line

Cross Edge is the ultimate fan service game where characters from Capcom, Gust, Namco Bandai, Idea Factory and Nippon Ichi all collide in an epic turn-based role-playing game. » 5/08/09 7:20pm 5/08/09 7:20pm

Three RPG Makers Make New PS3... RPG

Japanese game makers Idea Factory, Gust and Nippon Ichi Software have teamed up for a new PS3 role-playing-game called Trinity Universe. Trinity, geddit? » 5/07/09 6:00am 5/07/09 6:00am

Which Cross Edge Costume Do You Like Best?

PS3 role-playing-game Cross Edge features characters from game players Capcom, Gust, Idea Factory, Namco Bandai and Ippon Ichi in turned-based battles and cosplaying. » 3/25/09 1:00am 3/25/09 1:00am

Cross Edge - Prinnies And Felicia, Fighting Together, Mass Hysteria

Simply hearing about Cross Edge » 9/04/08 1:40pm 9/04/08 1:40pm, the PlayStation 3 RPG that combines popular properties from Nippon Ichi, Gust, Namco Bandai, Idea Factory, and Capcom together into one all-star role-playing extravaganza was enough to turn fans (myself included) into bubbling puddles of joyful goo. Seeing the game in action in this…

Capcom, Nippon Ichi, Namco Bandai, Gust, And Idea Factory Team For RPG…

Being a gigantic fan of the Japanese RPG and knowing the appetites of said fans, I am half tempted to just toss these new Famitsu scans out onto the site and then head for high ground to avoid the ensuing flood of drool, but I'll be nice. » 5/07/08 11:00am 5/07/08 11:00am