Manga Artist Hiro Mashima Is Teaming Up With Square Enix For A Totally New RPG

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Award-winning manga artist Hiro Mashima, best known for the smash hit Fairy Tail, is joining forces with Square Enix for an entirely new fantasy role-playing game called Gate of Nightmares for iOS and Android.

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Check out the debut trailer below:

Mashima designed the characters and the game’s overall look, while Jin Fujisawa, a Dragon Quest vet, penned the scenario.

According to 4Gamer, the RPG is slated to go into beta in Japan shortly. No word yet about international plans.

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

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Gwiber-Ddraig

Do people still play games on their phones? I thought that had pretty much gone the same way as downloading “fun” ringtones like Crazy Frog.