Eiyuu Senki European Conquest Date Revealed

Fruitbat Factory, Ltd. is happy to announce the release date for Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Fruitbat Factory will release Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest for PlayStation 3 on November 12th. North American release will follow shortly after.

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.

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In Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest, 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.

“While playing this game, you should always keep this in mind: ‘All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.’ So sit back and enjoy a lot of coincidences.” comments Ozhan Sen, art lead.

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
    • Fully Japanese story and battle voices by over 50 famous voice actors
    • An all-new battle voice display to show character commentary in English

“The character commentary, including their battle voices, is something we put a lot of effort into. We wanted to preserve the original voices while letting everyone enjoy the banter without having to understand Japanese. I’m proud of how it turned out and hope the fans will enjoy it as well.” says Jakke Elonen, project lead.

Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest will be available for purchase via PlayStation Network for €39.99.

The homepage for the game has been updated with information on the game’s story and characters, including voice samples for them: http://fruitbatfactory.com/eiyuusenki/.

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

Download Press Kit with screenshots here

ManaCollect Is Coming to Steam!

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Download Press Kit with screenshots hereMarch 17, 2015– Independent game publisher Fruitbat Factory is proud to announce their next release, developer Tazigen Clock’s Action/Puzzle game ManaCollect is coming soon to Steam and other distributors.

ManaCollect is an action packed take on the classic game of Minesweeper. Two contestants compete on a grid based arena to collect hidden mana by following numbered hints and unleash special attacks to drain their opponents mana.

We love games with a unique tactical twist. When we saw ManaCollect, we thought this game is right up our alley. We’re happy to have a chance to bring this cute but intensive game to players worldwide.says Jakke Elonen, Project Lead.

Game features:

  • 4-chapter single player storyline
  • 10 playable characters
  • 4 difficulty settings
  • 2-Player local multiplayer
  • Dungeon and Tournament modes

ManaCollect will come priced at $6.99. The game will include Steam Trading Cards, Achievements and other Steam features. Game trailer can be seen on the Steam page.

“I see ManaCollect as an interesting mix of Minesweeper and fighting games. Instead of casually figuring out the locations of mana spots, now you have to run through the numbers as fast as you can before your opponents gets ahead and gathers enough mana to unleash her devastating attacks.” adds Ozhan Sen, Art Lead.

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For more information, business enquiries  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 localisation house focusing on bringing interesting Japanese games to English-speaking audiences.

Tazigen Clock
Developer of original Japanese version (Homepage)
Tazigen Clock is an independent Japanese game developer. ManaCollect is their first release.

SOURCE:  Fruitbat Factory

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

Download Press Kit with screenshots here

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.

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.

Eiyuu Senki SS-01

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
Eiyuu Senki SS-02

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.

Eiyuu Senki SS-03

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.

New Stories for 99 Spirits

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99 Spirits – Cage of Night is now available for the first time in English. It is the first of the two side stories to PC Puzzle RPG 99 Spirits, giving you a chance to know more of the fan favourite support characters. We are releasing Cage of Night directly on Steam as a DLC to 99 Spirits, and it includes both English and Japanese versions of the game.

The game stars fan-favorites Saki and Komiya, and adds brand new characters. A story of tragic love and foxes’ games told in visual novel style, the Cage of Night is set during the events of 99 Spirits storyline and is set in a darker mood than the main story.

Additionally, it features six Mini Scenarios with in-between scenes from 99 Spirits that will bring a smile to your face and a Developer Symposium with commentary by TORaIKI, 99 Spirits’ creators to tell you where and how this all started.

99 Spirits – Cage of Night was a successful stretch goal on the 99 Spirits IndieGoGo project.

99 Spirits – Cage of Night is available with a -10% launch discount on Steam

Fruitbat Factory Reveals Five New Games!

May 13, 2014Fruitbat Factory is happy to announce five new games to be released for English-speaking audiences worldwide on PC (Windows).

Download press release here

Human Tanks: ALTeR
The long-awaited sequel to the original strategy game War of the Human Tanks.

Human Tanks: Limited Operations
The third and final installment in the Human Tanks series with many new challenges.

QP Shooting – Dangerous!!
A bullet hell shooter starring the pudding-loving dog girl QP from 100% Orange Juice.

99 Spirits – Cage of Night
A new adventure starring Saki and Komiya from 99 Spirits alongside new faces.

99 Spirits – Weeping Demon’s Bell
Another 99 Spirits story featuring Waka and Kotetsu in a thrilling web of events.

Fruitbat Factory Reveals Five New Games!Human Tanks – ALTeR
is the much-awaited second installment of the Human Tanks, Charge! 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!

Human Tanks – Limited Operations
is the last of the three games in the Human Tanks, Charge! series. In contrast to the first two games, Limited Operations has the player complete difficult missions with pre-assigned resources and face up against even harder opponents. War of the Human Tanks was localized by Fruitbat Factory and released worldwide September 2012. The Human Tanks, Charge! series is developed by Yakiniku Banzai!.

“We’ve had players asking for the sequels ever since we originally released War of the Human Tanks – our first game. We are really happy to finally be able to give a favorable response – yes, we will be bringing over the entire Human Tanks series! Many will also be interested to hear that the games will be available on Steam upon release.” says Jakke Elonen, project lead.

QP Shooting – Dangerous!!
is a bullet hell type shoot’em’up starring the pudding-loving dog girl QP, whom you might remember from 100% Orange Juice. Nothing can stand between QP and her pudding – not even difficulty options to reduce the experienced gamer to tears! QP Shooting – Dangerous!! is developed by Orange_Juice. 100% Orange Juice was developed by Orange_Juice and published by Fruitbat Factory in September 2013.

99 Spirits – Cage of Night
stars fan-favorites Saki and Komiya, and adds brand new characters. A story of tragic love and foxes’ games told in visual novel style, the Cage of Night takes place during the events of 99 Spirits storyline and is set in a darker mood than the main story.

99 Spirits – Weeping Demon’s Bell
is another new addition to the 99 Spirits storyline. Within it unfolds a new adventure for Kotetsu and Waka, where a duty Kotetsu undertakes turns out to have unforeseen and dangerous consequences. The two side stories are planned to be released as DLCs to 99 Spirits. 99 Spirits was originally developed by TORaIKI and published worldwide by Fruitbat Factory in May 2013.

We are releasing our third Steam game, 100% Orange Juice, in just a few days, and after that we’ll be putting on the finishing touches for Cage of Night’s release as a 99 Spirits DLC. We are also excited to bring over more of the adorable dog girl QP in the hellish shooter QP Shooting – Dangerous!!. Her quest for pudding seems to never end.” adds Ozhan Sen, graphics and marketing lead.

War of the Human Tanks and 99 Spirits are available on Steam for PC (Windows). The Steam version of 100% Orange Juice is hitting the shelves on May 16 with all-new online multiplayer, HD resolutions support, Steam achievements, stats and trading cards.

To add some music to the celebrations, Sound of the Human Tanks, music collection for the Human Tanks series, and 99 Spirits – Artbook & Soundtrack Pack can be found -50% off on Steam for the duration of this week.

Fruitbat Factory to Localize Eiyuu Senki for PS3

Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest is coming to PlayStation 3 for the first time in English. Prepare to battle cute world leaders in this massive tactical RPG from Japan! Fruitbat Factory will release the game simultaneously in Europe and North America.

Download press release here

Eiyuu Senki - game cover

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 in September 2013.

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.

“After a successful launch of operations on the PC market, we were looking for an opportunity to expand to console gaming. With Eiyuu Senki we found the chance to do it with a bang. It is a funny mix of a strategy game, RPG and visual novel that will forever change how you remember historical figures.” –Ozhan Sen.

Synopsis:

In a world wherepowerful nations run rampant and heroes battle one another for supremacy, the great nation of Britannia seeks to unite the world through peaceful means while the European Union has adopted an aggressive policy and the Seafaring Nation of Vinland thrives on pillage and plunder. Far in the east, the small nation of Zipang is stuck fast in a quagmire of civil unrest.

In the midst of all this, our memory-loss stricken main character has a fateful meeting with a Hero of Yamatai, Himiko. Together they settle Zipang’s internal disputes and set off into a world covered with the burning embers of war.

“As long-time fans of tactical RPGs we’re very excited to get to work on this title, which we’ve seen many fans wishing to be localized. We are aiming to release Eiyuu Senki simultaneously in North America and Europe, and will give more updates as they happen.” –Jakke Elonen.

Eiyuu Senki – The World Conquest will be available on Playstation 3.

MAGES. Inc. is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment contents for consumers and various platforms. They develop and publish through their labels ‘5pb.Games’ and ‘5pb.Records’. For more information, visit the developers’ homepage at http://mages.co.jp/