Spike Chunsoft

Roguelikes: How a Niche PC RPG Genre Went Mainstream

HISTORY OF RPGS | Mystery Dungeon tackled the daunting task of making roguelikes friendly.

PixelJunk Monsters 2 Is Finally Happening, And It's Coming to Switch

The fan favorite tower defense game gets a sequel in HD a decade later on Switch, Steam, and PS4.

Danganronpa Dev Spike Chunsoft Sets Up North American Subsidiary

Spike Chunsoft wants to publish its own games in the United States.

With Danganronpa V3, The Murder Detective Series Finally Has an Ultimate Hero

At last, a true hero emerges. Caution: spoilers for trial one. (But not beyond.)

Why People Love Danganronpa, An Explainer

What is Danganronpa, and why do people love it so much? Our spoiler-free introductory guide might help you get started on the series.

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Review: The Good Times Are Killing Me

Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is more of the murderous friendship building simulator you know and love.

Fire Pro Wrestling World's Best Feature Is The Amazing Steam Workshop Characters

Fire Pro Wrestling World is a great game, but being able to create and share all these characters is why it's amazing.

Danganronpa Team Announces Zanki Zero for PS4 and Vita

There's a new survival game afoot from the folks at Spike Chunsoft.

Danganronpa V3 Heads West for PS4 and Vita in 2017

The next Danganronpa is coming to our shores as Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony.

Danganronpa Heads to PS4, for People Prejudiced Against PCs and Portables

The first two games in Spike Chunsoft's breakout visual novel series are finally coming to a "real" console (you monsters).

New Danganronpa V3 Coming to Japan On January 12, 2017

Spike Chunsoft's latest visual novel has a Japanese release date.

Shiren the Wanderer Vita Review: Rogue Leader

The original console roguelike returns to show the new kids how it's done.

Zero Time Dilemma Vita Review-in-Progress: Unstuck in Time

The final chapter of the Zero Escape trilogy arrives after four long years—but can Spike-Chunsoft craft a satisfying conclusion to this innovative series?

Zero Time Dilemma Brings Spike-Chunsoft's Sci-Fi Thriller to a New Frontier

The final installment of Zero Escape drops the "visual novel" element, but retains the series' high-stakes world of dark mysteries.

Danganronpa's Steam Release Shows Japan Looking to PC for Success

Consoles are cool, but Japanese developers and publishers are finding out that Western audiences are on Steam.

Tales of Berseria, God Eater Resurrection, and More Heading West

Bandai Namco Entertainment is bringing a ton of fan-favorite titles to North America in 2016 and beyond.

Danganronpa 3 Will Bring Ultimate Despair to PS4 and Vita

Spike-Chunsoft's murder mystery "psychopop" thriller makes its inevitable move to the world of consoles with its latest installment.

Etrian Mystery Dungeon 3DS Review: Terror From the Deep

Constant dangers rising from the depths help make this addictive RPG mash-up equally ascendant.

Finding Balance in Etrian Mystery Dungeon

We speak to director Yukari Yoroko on the workings of Atlus and Spike Chunsoft's upcoming dungeon crawler.

More Than Just a Crossover: Etrian Mystery Dungeon

Although it holds faithful to the two series whose names it bears, Etrian Mystery Dungeon offers more than just an RPG mash-up.

What's the Deal with Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls?

Its title may be a mouthful, but Spike Chunsoft's spin-off certainly takes this visual novel series to interesting places.

2014 Recap: Danganronpa Taught Us the Finer Points of Despair

NIS' efforts brought the entire Danganronpa series to the USA in just one year—spoiling anyone who's a fan of mystery, mayhem, and text-heavy adventure games.

Match of the Millennium: Atlus Announces Etrian Odyssey X Mystery Dungeon

Two of Japan's most dungeony dungeon crawlers will be teaming up to kill everyone without remorse in 2015.

Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Vita Review: Last Resort

Don't let the anime aesthetic fool you—Spike Chunsoft's ambitious sequel contains some of the best writing you'll ever see in a video game.

Zero Escape Fans Band Together for "Operation Bluebird"

Want to see a sequel to 999 and Virtue's Last Reward? Get involved with this community movement and make your voice heard.

JPgamer: In Search of Door Number 9

In this week's JPgamer, Pete delves into his backlog to explore one of the most interesting games on the Nintendo DS: Chunsoft's visual novel-cum-room escape adventure Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors.

NIS America Confirms DanganRonpa and Demon Gaze for the West

Japanese game specialist NIS America has just announced two new Vita games coming to the Western market.