From the next in RPG series Ys to a strategy game where players give gal pals magical tattoos, the western arm of Japanese publisher NIS have announced western PC releases for more games in their curiously eclectic lineup and launch dates for others already known. It's a NIS news blowout. Non-stop NIS news clues. Read on for deets on Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana [official site] and Tokyo Tattoo Girls [official site] along with Psycho-Pass, more Cladun, and a splash of New Tokyo Legacy. Let's get cracking.
So! Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is the latest in Nihon Falcom's long-running action-RPG series. It's usually brought our way by Xseed but NIS have taken over here. It'll arrive on PC this autumn. A Japanese trailer:
Tokyo Tattoo Girls is, somehow, a singleplayer strategy game about conquering the districts of a tragedy-struck Tokyo by, y'know, picking a busty gal pal and giving her powers with magical tattoos. Observe:
Those two are new announcements and NIS also blopped out release dates for a load of already-announced games.
Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness [official site], a visual novel spin-off from the pretty fun dystopian anime, will arrive on April 24th. Vid-e-o:
Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! [official site] will continue the action-RPG series on June 6th. Moving pictures:
Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy [official site], a first-person dungeon crawler fighting monsters under near-future Tokyo, is coming March 27th. Its follow-up, Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy [official site], will follow on May 16th. They're made by Experience Inc, who worked on Demon Gaze. Here's a trailer for Abyss:
Right! There's your NIS news knocked off.