NISA Has Three New JRPGs For Your PS3

By Eder Campuzano

March 30, 2012

Starting in August, NIS America will bombard your PS3 with all sorts of colorful animated JRPGs. It all begins with Legasista, a PSN title where you crawl through dungeons, acquire and upgrade increasingly powerful equipment and the like. That’s due in August (no specific date was mentioned, but at least there’s a solid month, right?)

The release window gets murkier for Mugen Souls, a more standard RPG wherein you can turn enemies into items through this thing called Moe-Kill. All I can think about is the bartender from The Simpsons. Finally, sometime in 2013 NISA will release The Witch and the Hundred Knights, where, as the Forest Witch, you command knights to do battle with the horrible Swamp Witch. At least we assume she’s horrible. After all, she’s the antagonist.

Well, those of you decrying the dearth of JRPGs in the States seem to be getting a bit this year, eh? First Xenoblade Chronicles, then The Last Story and now these. There are still plenty of gems out there waiting to be localized but at least this is a start, right?

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Eder Campuzano

Eder is a journalism major at the University of Oregon and copy chief of Flux, the School of Journalism and Communication's flagship magazine. When he's not playing video games or writing about them, Eder enjoys going to concerts, walking the UO campus with his trusty iPod, James McCloud, and climbing steep hills in running shoes. His favorite games include Super Mario Bros. 3, Donkey Kong Country 2, Bioshock and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

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