brianashcraft
Brian Ashcraft
brianashcraft
Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.
Sep 27
1

Today in Japan, Koei Tecmo just announced a self-titled Dynasty Warriors mobile game for iOS and Android. A closed beta gets underway next month in Japan. No word yet on an international release. 

Sep 26
1

Originally announced for the PS4, Atelier Ryza 2 is also coming to PlayStation 5. Those who purchase the PlayStation 4 version can get the PS5 version through an update. Those who have already preordered the PS4 version can cancel. Atelier Ryza 2 will be released this winter. 

Sep 26
1

Level-5's new action RPG Megaton-Kyuu Musashi is getting an anime adaptation that will debut next summer, the company announced today at the virtual Tokyo Game Show. The mecha game’s release is still TBA, but it’s slated for Switch, PS4, iOS and Android. 

Sep 25
1

During today’s Tokyo Game Show stream, Capcom said it was “looking into” bringing Resident Evil Village to PS4 and Xbox One. Previously, the game was only announced for next-gen hardware and PC. Capcom said, however, it cannot yet make any promises the game will get a current-gen console release. 

Sep 25
2

The last season of Attack on Titan begins airing on December 6 in Japan. The show debuted in 2013 with animation duties handled by Wit Studio. The last season will be from Mappa. 

Sep 24
1

Free-to-play mobile game Nier: Reincarnation, which wrapped up a closed beta in Japan last month, is getting a Western release. Slated for iOS and Android, details about its North American and European release are still scant. 

Sep 24
1

Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139 will be released on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam on April 23, 2021 in North America and Europe. Developed by Toylogic and published by Square Enix, it’s an upgraded version of Nier Replicant, which was previously a PS3 exclusive in Japan.