99 Spirits – Weeping Demon’s Bell Now on Steam!

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99 Spirits - Weeping Demon's BellFebruary 24, 2015. Fruitbat Factory is happy to announce the release of our third and final DLC for 99 Spirits: 99 Spirits – Weeping Demon’s Bell. The game is available today.

Weeping Demon’s Bell is the second side story for 99 Spirits, told in the Visual Novel style, similar to Cage of Night.

As our first Steam release, 99 Spirits has a special place in our hearts. We are happy to have had the rare chance to localise all the available bonus content for the game as well. With Weeping Demon’s Bell, the 99 Spirits collection is now truly complete. ” says Jakke Elonen, Project Lead.

Synopsis
Rumors of someone collecting swords and kidnapping girls have reached the young blacksmith Kotetsu and his childhood friend Waka. A cryptic new Tsukumogami lurks in the night. Meanwhile, a darkness grows within Kotetsu as he is drawn into one battle after another.

When an invitation to entertain a nobleman arrives to Waka, the two are drawn into a test of their true nature. Can the two unveil the identity of their real enemy before it’s too late?

99 Spirits Drama Theater includes three bonus stories

Little Hanabusa: A story about Hanabusa, who turned back into a child from a little happening. While Komiya runs around trying to find a cure, Gijin happens across her. What will Gijin do, finding Hanabusa turned into a child?

Saki’s Present: The weasels have become upset because Saki seems to not be paying them much attention lately. She seems to be doing something in secret, but just what is the truth behind the matter?

Komiya’s Medicine Hunt: A story about Komiya trying to save Hanabusa after she suddenly collapses during an expedition. After learning of Hanabusa’s plight, the five gods pledge their support, but…

Demon’s Bell gave us a chance to explore Kotetsu, Waka and their relationship further and have new adventures as we bring our 99 Spirits journey to a conclusion. Hope you have enjoyed it as much as we did.“ says Ozhan Sen, Art Lead.

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The game is released on Steam and other leading digital distributors on February 23th. The retail price is $4.99, with a -10% launch week discount.  Additionally, a 99 Spirits – Complete Collection will be made available for $27.99, including 99 Spirits, Artbook & Soundtrack Pack, Cage of Night and Weeping Demon’s Bell.

For more information, business inquiries  and to be included in the press release and review mailing lists, contact Fruitbat Factory at info@fruitbatfactory.com.

Fruitbat Factory, Ltd.
English version developer (Homepage, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Youtube)
Fruitbat Factory is an independent localization house focusing on bringing interesting Japanese indie games to English-speaking audiences.

TORaIKI
Original Japanese version developer (Homepage)
TORaIKI is an independent Japanese game circle that aims to produce Windows PC titles suitable for gamers of all ages.

War of the Human Tanks – ALTeR Now on Steam!

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February 13, 2015. Fruitbat Factory is happy to announce the release of our fifth game on Steam: War of the Human Tanks – ALTeR. The game is available today.

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Human Tanks – ALTeR is the second installment of the War of the Human Tanks series, and sequel to War of the Human Tanks. This time you assume command of the enemy of the first game, the Royal Army, and fight back for all you hold dear!

I always liked the Royal Tank designs of the original game and ALTeR lets you have them all – and I mean ALL. Playing on the other side, you discover a whole range of new characters, while still having some familiar faces along too.“ says Ozhan Sen, Art Lead.

Synopsis

War of the Human Tanks is a story driven strategy game with a gameplay reminiscent of Battleship and Chess, featuring a story of war, loyalty, sacrifice and human shaped tanks.

Following the events of the first War of the Human Tanks, the land of Japon is in chaos, with the embers of the war between the Kingdom of Japon and the Empire of Japon still burning bright, as new factions emerge onto the battlefield.

Assume control of Alter Matsuyukishiro and lead the Matsuyukishiro Company of the Royal Army on a mission to eliminate a traitor to the Kingdom. But not all is as it seems in this war. When the guns fall silent, is tragedy all that awaits?

Key Features

  • Over 100 missions to conquer
  • Over 250 Human Tanks to battle, develop, build and recruit
  • More than 50 modules to develop and customize your army with
  • Keep your units and resources in New Game+ to tackle even greater challenges
  • English localization features hand-drawn battle backgrounds and an improved user interface

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Includes three free DLC

War of the Human Tanks – ALTeR comes with the three DLC created by Yakiniku Banzai for the original Japanese release built in – Blue, Black, and White. Delve deep into the Great Cavern of Mt. Fuji and tackle ever more impossible odds in over 90 extra stages, and reveal more about the history of all Human Tanks!

In addition, players who have completed War of the Human Tanks may import their save to unlock a special bonus unit in ALTeR!

I’m particularly excited to see player responses to the Great Cavern of Fuji. It’s big. Main campaign might take up to 10 hours, for the Cavern we’re talking about 50+. There’s so much to see and do and learn. I think it will surprise those who venture there.“ explains Jakke Elonen, Project Lead.

The game is released on Steam and other leading digital distributors on February 13th. The retail price is $12.99, with a -10% launch week discount.  Additionally, a War of the Human Tanks – ALTeR – Royal Edition will be made available for $19.99, including the game and the 90-track OST, Sound of the Human Tanks.

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For more information, business inquiries  and to be included in the press release and review mailing lists, contact Fruitbat Factory at info@fruitbatfactory.com.

Fruitbat Factory, Ltd.

English version developer (Homepage, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Youtube)

Fruitbat Factory is an independent localization house focusing on bringing interesting Japanese indie games to English-speaking audiences.

Yakiniku Banzai!

Original Japanese version developer (Homepage)

Yakiniku Banzai! is an independent Japanese game circle best known for their ‘War of the Human Tanks’ series.

First Look into Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest!

February 3rd, 2015Fruitbat Factory, Ltd. is proud to present the first English screenshots for their upcoming PlayStation 3 release of Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest. Prepare to battle cute world leaders in this massive tactical RPG from Japan! Fruitbat Factory will release the game in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in Summer 2015.

Featuring over 70 characters by renowned artist Oyari Ashito and other industry stars, Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest was developed by TENCO and published on PlayStation 3 in Japan by MAGES. label 5pb.Games.

“It’s been a fantastic journey to get this close to releasing Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest. As long-time fans of strategy games, we are all excited to bring this great game to fans around the world.” says Jakke Elonen, project lead.

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In this fantastic adventure, the player finds themselves in an alternate world populated with famous characters of history and legend – who also all happen to be beautiful maidens – and must fight their way to world domination.

Game features:

  • 70+ stunning heroines to lead your armies and quest with
  • 120+ cities to conquer across the world
  • Tactical turn based battles with countless skills, items and enemies to master
  • Multiple endings to reach in a huge, branching campaign
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Full Japanese story and battle voices by famous voice acting celebrities The three new screenshots showcase the game’s charming character art and dialogue, and give the first peek into the battle system.

“There is so much to do in Eiyuu Senki. Different paths to world domination to take on, countless quests and battles to pick from. So many choices, like whom to put in which squad, spend resources leveling, equip with legendary items, send on missions or keep in reserve for battles, makes for anything from 50 to maybe 100+ hours of gameplay for all but the fastest of players to see all the game offers.” comments Ozhan Sen, art lead.

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For more information, business inquiries  and to be included in the press release and review mailing lists, contact Fruitbat Factory at info@fruitbatfactory.com.

Fruitbat Factory, Ltd.
English version developer (Homepage, Blog, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Youtube) Fruitbat Factory is an independent localization house focusing on bringing interesting Japanese indie games to English-speaking audiences.

MAGES. Inc. Publisher of original Japanese PS3 version (Homepage) Based in Tokyo Japan, MAGES, Inc. is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment on various platforms. MAGES, Inc. is most famous for its critically acclaimed ADV (Visual Novels) – Chaos;Head,  Steins;Gate and Robotics;Notes from MAGES, Inc. main brands – ‘5pb.Games’ and ‘Science Adventure Team’.

Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest is (c)TENCO/ 2013-2015 MAGES./5pb. Licensed to and Published by Fruitbat Factory, Ltd.

100% Orange Christmas

100% Orange Juice 1.8.2. Now Live

Christmas event is on!
-A new map, White Winter, is now available! Log in during the holiday season to immediately unlock it!
-Everyone can play as your favorite Santa while the event is active.
-Giving presents to good boys and girls may grant you a special reward befitting the season!

Other changes in version 1.8.2. :

Fixes:
-Fixed a bug where map list would not show the correct map if player did not have all maps unlocked
-Fixed a bug where campaign would crash after dialogue if avatar was set to Rad Poppo skin.
-Fixed a crash when randoming Kyousuke or Saki with Halloween skin in deck selection.

Balance:
-Saki’s Big Bang Bell Now has a radius of 2 (5×5 squares), up from 1.
-Kyousuke now has -1 Attack (up from -2).
-Kyousuke’s Cast Off now costs 10 stars (down from 20) and requires Norma level 2 (down from 3).

Saki & Kyousuke Character Pack Now Available!

Saki & Kyousuke Character Pack
Saki & Kyousuke Character Pack for 100% Orange Juice is now available with a -25% launch discount!
Includes:
•    Kyousuke from ‘QP shooting – Dangerous!!’
•    Saki from ‘Suguri’
•    New, unique Hyper Cards for both characters to bring chaos to the battlefield with!
•    New music tracks play as Saki & Kyousuke’s themes

With the addition of two new fan-requested characters from Orange_Juices popular titles, the total playable characters in 100% Orange Juice rise to 23.

Both of the new characters are designed by Orange_Juice’s original staff for the game’s English Steam release, with character and hyper card art by Hono.
Music by Studio Murasato and M-ART.
6 new Achievements have been added for the new characters.

Saki has come up as a frequent fan favorite in character requests, and she brings something totally new to the game with a never-before seen Trap Hyper. We have also received many requests for the enigmatic Kyousuke, and he comes with a unique twist players of QP Shooting – Dangerous!! will know to anticipate.

D is for Dangerous!!

We are happy to announce that a very special, fan-requested bonus is coming for QP Shooting – Dangerous!!.

QPD unlock

All owners of upcoming shoot’em’up QP Shooting – Dangerous!! will unlock a free bonus character in 100% Orange Juice on Steam.

QP (Dangerous version) is an original character designed by Orange_Juice, with art by Hono. She’s a re-imagining of QP as she appears in her signature game QP Shooting – Dangerous!!, with new abilities and a hyper card. Can anyone resist her energetic cuteness?

As we are excited to make another great game by Orange_Juice available to gamers worldwide, we felt this was a great opportunity to connect the games of the popular franchise more closely. The new character is prepared in cooperation with Orange_Juice, exclusively for the game’s Steam release.

QP (Dangerous) will be available for play in 100% Orange Juice immediately upon activating QP Shooting – Dangerous!! on Steam. She does not replace QP, but adds a separate playable character. QP Shooting – Dangerous!! is set for November 14 release, and preorders are now open at the Fruitbat Factory homepage.

Requires 100% Orange Juice base game to play.