Three New Games Coming West from Idea Factory International

Some exciting new announcements came from Idea Factory’s Press Event, held last Thursday night in San Francisco. IFI announced three new games coming to the western shores in 2017, you can read more details about the three titles below.


This Spring 2017, defend humanity from the Chimera Virus as the new leader of Japan’s covert military agency (ACID) in Dark Rose Valkyrie! Featuring work from “Tales of” scenario writer Takumi Miyajima and “Tales of” character designer Kosuke Fujishima, this real-time combat, action-packed RPG will have you battling enemies that change in form and strength as darkness sets. But that’s not all, a traitor is in your midst! Use a visual-novel interview system to find them out and strengthen the Valkyrie Force and save the world!
Key Features

  • Take the fight into Overdrive! Characters can transform into their stronger split personalities mid-battle, but be strategic – too many transformations will lead to Fatigue!
  • Customize Combos! Customize attacks for each character, and do more damage with Riot Combos!
  • A Traitor Amongst You Depending on your choices, one team member will betray you. Find the traitor in visual-novel style interrogation sequences, and change the game’s ending!

Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds (PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®TV)Spring 2017
 
Experience the world of Hakuoki in a whole new way with this remastered telling of the beloved, visual novel Hakuoki series first developed and released in 2008. As the Bakumatsu period in Kyoto ends, the young Chizuru, determined to find her father, will romance the famous samurai of Shinsengumi through a series of engaging stories and dramatic events. Now, experience new characters, love interests, and episodes in the world of Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds this Spring 2017!
Key Features
  • 12 Handsome Bachelors Fall in love as these 12 bachelors battle for your heart in this historical fantasy!
  • Over 80 Hours of Romance With over 30 different endings, immerse yourself in the world of Hakuoki through its compelling tale of romance, friendship, and betrayal!
  • Beauty at Your Fingertips Fluid animation and vibrant art breathes life into this climatic era in Japan’s history! Then, view all of the art in a gorgeous photo gallery.

     

Mary Skelter: Nightmares (PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®TV)Summer 2017 

Beware! The Nightmare monster stalks you as you navigate this dungeon-crawling RPG. Stand your ground, or use traps to slow down the insatiable monsters and escape to fight another day. You’ll fight in turn-based battles and can boost up your allies with blood transformations. If you solve the dungeons’ mysteries and satisfy the prison’s desires, you just might make it out alive in Mary Skelter: Nightmares this Summer 2017!

 

Key Features
  • Walking Nightmares The dungeon-crawling RPG genre gets a twist when special enemies can chase you through the dungeons! Lay traps to make your escape, or try to face them down!
  • Blood-drenched Transformations! Characters can transform with stronger stats and extra skills, but if they fight too much they may enter Blood Skelter Mode, where they go completely berserk!
  • Everyone’s got a Job Strategize your dungeon battles by assigning different classes to your characters, unlocking new skills, stats, and character portraits!
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Personally I am very excited for Mary Skelter, it sounds like my type of game, the fact that it is on the PS Vita is even better because that means I will be able to take it with my anywhere.

What do you guys think? Are you excited for one of these titles? let us know in the comments.

 

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