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Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Unveils New Screenies

Famitsu has recently posted a bunch of new screenshots from the upcoming Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth training RPG. The screenshots don’t really show anything new or groundbreaking, but in the absence of any news about the PS Vita-bound game, we’ll take the chance to post it. At the very least, if you haven’t seen any of the previously released screens – these new ones will show you the contemporary setting and the cyberspace world.

You can check out the screenshots below:

iOS and Android Gets New Dragon Ball RPG

iOS and Android Gets New Dragon Ball RPG

Good news for Dragon Ball fans who own a tablet device – Namco Bandai has recently posted a preview video revealing a brand new Dragon Ball game for your precious devices. The game is titled Dragon Ball RPG: Shounen Hen and will be a 4-chapter RPG set in the early days of Goku (when he was a pre-teen fighting Demon King Picollo).

Dragon Ball RPG: Shounen Hen will be in 2D and seems to be using a game engine similar to Attack of the Saiyans on the DS, which means top down exploration and turn based fighting. Unfortunately for North American fans, it’s Japanese only (for now, or maybe forever.)

For more details (provided that you understand Japanese,) you can check out the video below:

Free Browser-Based Game: Champions of Chaos 2


It’s Wednesday again, which means time for another free browser-based game here on Toonbarn! This week, we’re going to address one of the problems with browser-based games, namely the fact that majority of them are designed for short bursts of play, which is fine most of the time as that’s exactly what many people want in a game, but what about people want something deeper and something that has more depth, story, and sense of progression? Easy: Champions of Chaos 2.

Champions of Chaos 2 is a turn-based point-and-click fighting game with a workable story. I’m not going to spoil the story here, because the sleek voice over narration in the intro movies (yes, it has intro movies) would be wasted. But for courtesy’s sake – you’re given a chance to play 2 Champions. As for why they are championing chaos and what exactly happened during Champions of Chaos 1, you’ll just have to play the game, below:

One Piece: Romance Dawn RPG to be Released in North America


Despite initial announcements that there are no plans to release the 3DS version of One Piece: Romance Dawn RPG for the US, Namco Bandai has just announced the game’s release for the North American market this holiday season.

In most cases, publishers and developers going back on their word are usually met with criticism from gamers, but in cases like this, nobody will be complaining as the NA market is frequently passed over when it comes to localization of many high profile anime-related videogames (as opposed to the EU market, which sometimes gets their own localized versions).

Digimon Adventure Game Will Cover the Anime Episode By Episode

Digimon Adventure Game Will Cover the Anime Episode By Episode

According to recent report by SiliconEra, the upcoming Digimon Adventure RPG game’s scope will be massive, and will cover the complete 1999 anime series episode by episode, and will include the Our War Game movie as well as the original Sub-episode quests capped off by a post story end game with the main protagonist from other seasons of the Digimon anime making cameos

Totally! Spies FB Fans Nears Quarter of a Million

Totally! Spies FB Fans Nears Quarter of a Million

Totally! Spies is currently one of the hottest girl properties to date, with its official Facebook site garnering over 238,000 fans, with the Totally Spies! Fashion Agent RPG managing to record-breaking 4 million registered players.

The Totally Spies! official TV fan site was created on Facebook last July 2011, and took only a year to reach almost a quarter of a million fans, similar to other hit cartoon shows such as Phineas & Ferb (258,715) and My Little Pony (289,914), and beating other cartoons from the same genre, such as Winx Club (166,484) and Angel’s Friends (3,304), and licensing sensations Strawberry Shortcake (154,563) and Peppa Pig (86,270).

New iPhone Chrono Trigger Video

New iPhone Chrono Trigger Video

If you’re a big fan of RPGs and Akira Toriyama’s art style, chances are you’re also a big fan of Chrono Trigger, the massively successful 16 bit RPG with characters designed by the Dragonball Z artist/creator. Not only is Chrono Trigger the third best selling game of 1995 (and considered as one of the greatest video games of all time by several game mags), it was also ported to the PSX, the Nintendo DS and the virtual console, where it had comparable success.

DC Universe Online goes Free to Play

DC Universe Online Goes Free to Play

DC Universe Online, the popular massively multiplayer online role playing game has dropped the subscription-based model and has gone free to play. The game, which is based on characters and locations from DC Comics’ various licenses, will now offer tier based access that is made up of a free access level (for people who want to play the game for free) and two paid levels (premium and legendary) specifically designed for people who are willing to shell out a little bit of money for in-game advantages and extra content.

Marathon Media’s Totally Spies goes totally Facebook

Marathon Media's Totally Spies goes totally Facebook

Marathon Media has taken fans of Totally Spies on an all new adventure. The animation company recently synced up with Facebook (just like the billions of us!) to create a Real Player Game — not your typical “RPG”. The beta version of the game, developed by Ouat Entertainment, has been running on Facebook since September of 2010, and has already accumulated over 600,000 players hoping to following in the footsteps of Sam, Alex, and Clover. Despite the cartoon ending a string of new episodes several years back, the popularity of the spy adventures and W.O.O.H.P. (World Organization Of Human Protection) are clearly still going strong!

Cartoon Network and Moonscoop’s Hero:108 finds a home on Televisa

Cartoon Network and Moonscoop's Hero:108 finds a home on Televisa

Moonscoop was out to create a global phenomenon when it partnered with Cartoon Network on Hero: 108, and it looks like it’s steadily working towards that goal! Since Hero:108 debuted a few weeks back, the animated toon has taken the world by storm, appearing on networks all over. New to the list is Mexico’s Televisa, which has signed with Moonscoop to air the comedy and action-adventure series over it’s channels, joining currently the weekday episodes at 6am and 2pm in the US, and 4pm in the UK. Have you guys been following the series? And will you be looking forward to Gamania and RedGate Games’ upcoming Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMORPG / MMOG) based on the show?

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