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Details Revealed for Criminal Girls

Recent details on Nippon Ichi Software’s (NIS) new game, Criminal Girls, have been released. Four girls have been introduced: Ran, Yuko, Sako, and Shin. Each girl has a certain personality based on sin they have been committed. In addition, the girls are also voiced by an array of Japanese talents. Gamers in North America probably won't get a chance to hear them, unless NIS decides to add Japanese voiceovers. Criminal Girls is turning out to be an interesting take on the RPG genre, combining signature NIS gameplay and an absurd amount of fan service.
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Edgeworth Continues with More Investigations

Gyakuten Kenji 2, sequel to Gyakuten Kenji or Ace Attorney Investigations, has just been announced. It will feature a new gameplay system, which has yet to be detailed. The only clue that’s been given is that key word for it is “chess.” Perhaps this means players will begin “trapping” enemies’ faulty logic until they get a “checkmate?” Otherwise, gameplay doesn’t seem to change much. More after the jump.

Final Fantasy Legends Job System Unveiled

With the release of Final Fantasy Legends in Japan, the unique job system has been revealed. As in many Final Fantasy games, players can switch between various jobs like warrior, monk, and mage; however, unlike those games, Final Fantasy Legends allows players to retain skills from various jobs. As gamers battle through the story, they obtain ability points (AP). The more AP players gain, the more skills they will learn. This unique job system will allow players to customize their characters, regardless of job limitations.

More Dissidia in 2011

A sequel to Square-Enix’s 2009 fighter Dissidia Final Fantasy will be coming in 2011. The sequel’s name will be Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy and will feature Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII and Kain from Final Fantasy IV. Not much else is known at the moment. Unfortunately, there was no exact release date announced and, seeing as this was the first we’ve heard of the game, it probably will not be ready until at least summer 2011. More info as it’s released.

UPDATE: Game title is Dissidia 012 Duodecim Final Fantasy.

[Source: andriasang.com]

Doreamon Turns Evil Bear Principal

Voice actress Nobuyo Oyama, famed for voicing children’s anime character Doreamon, will be voicing Mono Bear in the upcoming Playstation Portable (PSP) game, Dangan-Ronpa. Anyone who’s heard Doreamon’s voice will be in for a treat and surprise, considering that Mono Bear is an evil principal commanding the player to kill all fellow students. From the trailer on the official site, gamers can already hear bits of the iconic voice in Mono Bear. More after the jump.

Dreamcast Lives Through Shooter

Fast Striker is a new arcade shooter coming out for the Sega Dreamcast this winter. Fast Striker was originally developed for the Neo Geo game system, but now has found itself onto the classic Sega system. The arrival of Fast Striker on the Dreamcast truly shows how the gaming community still supports the system.

Missiles Fly on Xbox Live Arcade

Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury is making its way to Xbox LIVE Arcade sometime this fall. Fans can see it in action for the first time later this week at Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, Washington. As of now, more than 100 levels have been announced and players will also have access to a level editor. The game is known for its high speed action and barrage of missiles that fill the screen, much like a bullet hell shooter. No word yet on an exact release date, but a video of the Dreamcast version has been included for interested readers.

New Features in Gundam Extreme VS

New features, such as IC Cards, mobile web integration, and new battle systems have been announced for Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS. IC Cards have been a part of arcade games in Japan for a while, but it’s the first time it will be integrated with the Gundam VS series. It will track player progress and records. However, there is no word yet on whether this will mean customizable mobile suits, like customizable characters in Tekken 6 or Super Street Fighter IV. Mobile web integration will allow players to create an online profile and connect their IC cards to it. Extreme VS will retain the NEXT Dash in Gundam VS NEXT and add in new “Extreme Action” and “Awakening” abilities. Not much about what these will do exactly. More info inside.

Arcade BlazBlue Catches Up

An update to the arcade version of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift will make an appearance at the Amusement Machine Show. Valkenhayn, the second downloadable character to be announced, will also be playable at the event. The game will be dubbed BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II, the first time an updated Arc System Works game will contain a number. Most likely, the updated version will include console downloadable characters, rather than balance changes and new features like those in Continuum Shift. More after the jump.

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