SLIVER.tv Launches Global Partnership with ESL One, Intel Extreme Masters and DreamHack to Live Stream in Virtual Reality 14 Premiere Esports Tournaments in 2017 FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Cupertino, CA – January 17, 2017 -- SLIVER.tv, the leading esports 360º virtual reality entertainment platform, is announcing its broad-reaching 2017 partnership with ESL and DreamHack, two of the top esports tournament organizers in the world. ESL's mega events like ESL One and the Intel Extreme Masters series, DreamHack’s DreamLeague, DreamHack ASTRO Open and DreamHack Masters reach over 50 million global esports fans of competitive games including Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League of Legends (LoL) and Dota 2, and bring together the best of the best esports teams and players in the world.
Japanese Entertainment Giant gumi Inc. Expands VR Strategic Initiative into Europe with EUVR Partnership FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
TOKYO AND BRUSSELS – January 17, 2017 -- Today gumi Inc. announced a partnership with EUVR to expand its European VR presence and strategic initiatives among local developers. Active in over 19 countries across Europe, EUVR provides the VR development community and enthusiasts with regular meet ups and resources to further the growth of the VR ecosystem. Through this new partnership, gumi will provide EUVR members with access to potential investment, incubation and mentorship opportunities.
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 5, 2017) -- Fans of FINAL FANTASY® BRAVE EXVIUS®, the free-to-play FINAL FANTASY® mobile game, are in for a surprise this month as internationally acclaimed recording artist and actress Ariana Grande will lend her likeness to the hit RPG. The collaboration with the superstar is further detailed in a new video, which can be viewed on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcoubpSwlEk&feature=youtu.be
As part of this collaboration, Ariana’s hit song “Touch It” will be arranged as a FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS –style remix, which can be listened on YouTube.
More details around the collaboration and limited-time in-game event will be revealed in the middle of January.
Square Enix also announced that FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS has surpassed nine million downloads worldwide, excluding Japan. To celebrate this special milestone, for a limited time, players will receive a significant boost in daily log-in bonuses.
FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS is available now as a free-to-play app (with in-app purchases) through the App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon App store.
From September 8 to October 5, gumi Inc. will be bringing characters from Atlus’s latest upcoming release, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse to Brave Frontier for a month of limited-time content. Collaboration Exclusive Vortex dungeons will be opened on September 8. Players can enter new and exciting dungeons for a chance to recruit Lucifer, Merkabah, and Krishna to their party.
(San Francisco, California) – August 30, 2016: eigoMANGA announces that the fighting game Vanguard Princess, is now available on the Linux operating system through the digital gaming platform Steam. Vanguard Princess for Linux delivers all of the features offered in Vanguard Princess for Windows PC and Mac OS X.
Vanguard Princess for Linux provides players with all of the game's previously released content for Windows PC and Mac OS X, including additional playable characters, battle stages, story-driven content, and built-in arcade stick support.
The following items are immediately accessible at launch with Vanguard Princess for Linux:
eigoMANGA Will Showcase The SteamOS Version Of 'Vanguard Princess' At Evo 2016 Championship Series (Evo 2016) FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
(San Francisco, California) – July 5, 2016: eigoMANGA will showcase the SteamOS beta version of 'Vanguard Princess' at the Evolution 2016 Championship Series (Evo 2016) which is on July 15-17 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
'Vanguard Princess' is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with their own unique fighting style. Players can choose from ten girls with unique fighting skills and pair them with a younger assistant partner.
The Linux-based SteamOS version of 'Vanguard Princess' will be playable at eigoMANGA's exhibition booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
More information about 'Vanguard Princess' can be found on it's Steam page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/262150/1
Phantom of the Kill’s first two crossover events to be with Brave Frontier and Dempagumi.inc FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California – Jun 24, 2016 (PDT) – gumi Inc. and Fuji & gumi Games today announced that the global version of “Phantom of the Kill,” which was released mainly in North America and Europe in 121 countries in the Google Play Store and 138 countries in the iOS App Store on May 19, 2016 (PDT), will hold crossover events with “Brave Frontier” and the Japanese idol group “Dempagumi.inc.”
The famous Japanese idol group “Dempagumi.inc” will appear in the game’s “Dempa-Jacked” event. The original Japanese version of the event was received with great acclaim.
We hope you enjoy the two crossovers!
■ Brave Frontier Crossover
Called “Phantom of the Brave,” this event has been ongoing since June 23rd (PDT).
The globally famous “Brave Frontier” characters will make an appearance in this event.
4★-5★ Lunaris: Available only in Brave Frontier-themed recruiters.
4★-5★ Vargas: Available only in Brave Frontier-themed recruiters.
3★-5★ Selena: Available as a free reward via the event quest.
In addition, “Metal Gods” familiar to “Brave Frontier” fans will appear in a special version of the “Metal Garden” event quest, which will give players more experience points than usual.
This is the perfect opportunity for “Brave Frontier” players to start playing “Phantom of the Kill,” as they are certain to enjoy the event.
In Brave Frontier, players will encounter Tyrfing, Laevateinn, and Zero from Phantom of the Kill to commemorate a special collaboration starting from June 24th (PDT). Tyrfing will be recruitable from a limited-time Vortex dungeon, while Laevateinn will be given as reward for logging in throughout the collaboration period. Finally, Zero will be available through a limited-time Summon event, and will be a Unit evolvable to the Omni Evolution tier.
eigoMANGA Will Showcase Mac OS X Version Of 'Vanguard Princess' At Game Developers Conference (GDC) FeaturedWritten by David Nolen
(San Francisco, California) – March 8, 2016: eigoMANGA will showcase the Mac OS X version of 'Vanguard Princess' at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) which is on March 14-18 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.
'Vanguard Princess' is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with their own unique fighting style. Players can choose from ten girls with unique fighting skills and pair them with a younger assistant partner. 'Vanguard Princess' is a 10-time best-selling game on Amazon.
The Mac OS X version of 'Vanguard Princess' will be playable at Codeweavers, Inc's Exhibition Booth #842 at the GDC Main Hall.
eigoMANGA plans to release the Mac OS X version of 'Vanguard Princess' in late March 2016.
COLOPL NI, Inc., with Marketing Support from gumi Inc., Brings Fast-Paced 3D Action with Anime and Role-Playing Elements to Global Audiences
SAN MATEO, Calif.– October 22, 2015 – COLOPL NI, Inc., in association with gumi Inc., today announced the global release of Colopl Rune Story for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. Based on White Cat Project, the chart-topping mobile Action RPG in Japan, Colopl Rune Story is now available in the West re-imagined for an international audience. Players are invited to download Colopl Rune Story free today: