Hosting their annual NISA Showcase event, North American video game publisher Nippon Ichi Software America unveiled four projects that they are working on localising and bringing across to gamers in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in 2023. The offerings include a PlayStation 2 classic which is frankly deserving of a remastered release, sequels to some of their previous games, and some new projects all together.
Scroll down to see if any of these catch your eye!
1GrimGrimoire Once More
From the developers at Vanillaware, the classic PS2 strategy game GrimGrimoire is being remastered for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PS5 with brand-new features to explore!
Join aspiring mage Lillet Blan on her journey within the Silver Star Tower, a renowned academy for magicians. All is not what it seems inside the tower walls—mysteries, monsters, and menaces lurk about. Harness the power of magic to dispel the secrets hidden within the tower and discover the truth of the Silver Star Tower once more!
Promoted features of GrimGrimoire Once More include:
Magical fantasy meets real-time strategy in this beautifully drawn adventure, filled with classic Vanillaware charm!
GrimGrimoire OnceMore expands on the Vanillaware classic with a brand new skill tree, improved user interface, art gallery, and so much more!
Experience the bewitching adventures of Lillet Blan, now with remastered graphics and beautifully hand-drawn visuals in high definition.
2Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook
An all-you-can-eat survival adventure awaits in Monster Menu: The Scavenger’s Cookbook, coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in Spring 2023 (Autumn 2023 for the Southern Hemisphere).
Explore sprawling dungeons, scavenge for resources, and fight monsters in classic SRPG-style battles. Use what you’ve found to cook stat-boosting meals around the campfire before digging into another heaping helping of dungeon crawling fun!
3Process Of Elimination
The Quartering Duke, an infamous serial killer with over a hundred victims, has thrown the country into chaos with his heinous acts. To bring an end to his killing spree, the “Detective Alliance,” composed of the world’s top detectives, has gathered to uncover and subdue him.
However, in a series of unforeseen events, an aspiring yet unremarkable detective named Wato Hojo stumbles into their operations. He joins the Detective Alliance on the mysterious island of Morgue to investigate the Quartering Duke, only to make the gruesome discovery that their target lurks among them! Can these detectives prove their innocence and unveil the identity of the Quartering Duke before the case runs cold?
Developed by Nippon Ichi Software, Process of Elimination is a detective mystery game scheduled to launch in Spring 2023 (Autumn 2023 in Southern Hemisphere) on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
Promoted features of the game include:
The Sign of the Fourteen
Team up with 13 other detectives, each with their own unique skills, tools, and personalities. Explore key locations around the island of Morgue and engage in choice-based dialogue to obtain useful evidence for each case.
A Study in Shadow
Carry out investigations on an interactive map of the crime scene. Use your “Denouement” ability to absorb critical information, predict the future, and gather clues while piecing together the truth of each murder.
The Island of Fear
As the secret headquarters of the Detective Alliance, the island of Morgue is host to a number of mystifying and dangerous areas. Explore a variety of vivid locales including a maze, research facility, and the Alliance’s manor for clues about the Quartering Duke.
4void* tRrLM2(); //Void Terrarium 2
The second instalment in the Void Terrarium series has been confirmed as in the works, with plans to release it in Spring 2023 (Autumn 2023 for those in the Southern Hemisphere) on the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
void* tRrLM2(); //Void Terrarium 2 takes place with cloudAI defeated and Toriko saved from certain demise. A new deadly disease threatens Toriko’s well-being. To save her, join Robbie and venture into the past to identify a remedy.