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New Danganronpa V3 Dated, Character Names and Talents Revealed

The Danganronpa 3 anime is ending this week, so I guess it’s as good a time as any to start piling on the details about the next game.

In this week’s issue of Famitsu, Spike Chunsoft revealed the official Japanese release date for New Danganronpa V3: January 12, 2017 (for PlayStation 4 and Vita, in case you forgot). The game will be receiving a limited addition version, which includes, besides a copy of the game, obviously, a calendar, a Monokuma strap, a soundtrack and cast comment CD, custom themes for your system, and, most interestingly, an anime OVA titled Super Danganronpa 2.5: Nagito Komaeda and the World Destroyer. Dear god, they’re giving Hopeman his own anime.

In addition, the names of the new cast has been revealed, as well as their Super High School Level talents. In the picture above, from left to right, their names and talents are:

  • Korekiyo Shinguji: SHSL Folklorist
  • Angie Yonaga: SHSL Fine Artist
  • Zanbi Toujou: SHSL Maid
  • Shokichi Ouma: SHSL President
  • Tsumugi Shirogane: SHSL Cosplayer
  • Kiibo: SHSL Robot
  • Tenshi Chabashira: SHSL Aikido Practitioner
  • Kaede Akamatsu (Protagonist): SHSL Pianist
  • Kaito Hyakuta: SHSL Astronaut
  • Maki Harukawa: SHSL Nursery Teacher
  • Shuichi Saihara: SHSL Detective
  • Ryoma Hoshi: SHSL Tennis Player
  • Rantaro Tenkai: SHSL ???
  • Himiko Yumeno: SHSL Magician
  • Gonta Gokuhara: SHSL Entomologist
  • Usagi Iruma: SHSL Inventor

That tiny dude is a tennis player? He looks shorter than most tennis nets. Maybe that’s his secret. And that Tenkai guy… I don’t know why, but I have a really bad feeling his talent involves murder.


Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Launching on PlayStation 4 October 11

As part of ongoing #TombRaider20 celebrations hosted by Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix, Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration launches on PlayStation 4 October 11. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration will include the award-winning Rise of the Tomb Raider, a new story chapter called “Blood Ties,” co-op play for “Endurance Mode”, all previously released DLC, and more. The Artbook Edition will also feature a 28 page book filled with official concept art and community contributions.  

“Blood Ties” is new premium DLC, and will allow players to explore Croft Manor in the main story mode, then defend it against a zombie invasion in “Lara’s Nightmare”. When Lara’s uncle contests ownership of the Manor, Lara must explore the estate to find proof that she is the rightful heir, or lose her birthright and father’s secrets for good. Players can then test their zombie-killing skills in the replayable “Lara’s Nightmare” mode: a haunted Croft Manor where players have new challenges and must rid the Manor of an evil presence.

In addition, for the first time in a Tomb Raider game, a new online co-op expansion to “Endurance Mode” lets fans raid tombs in a brutal wilderness together. Two players must team up to survive the harsh elements by day, as well as lethal threats from enemies by night. Fire takes fuel, food restores health, and every resource must be hunted, collected, or crafted. Battle to the top of the leaderboards, as others try to beat your longest survival run.

“The studio is celebrating with all Tomb Raider fans, thanking them for being on Lara’s 20 year journey with us,” said Scot Amos, co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. “The team has packed in surprises, new story, and the top requested special features into this 20 Year Celebration edition.”

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (PS4) includes:

  • Award-winning Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Brutal new “Extreme Survivor” difficulty mode (no checkpoints)
  • “Blood Ties” & “Lara’s Nightmare” premium DLC
  • Co-op support for “Endurance Mode”, challenging players to survive extreme conditions with a friend
  • Re-envisioned cold-weather outfit and weapon for Lara inspired by Tomb Raider III
  • Classic Lara card pack which will allow fans to play “Expedition Modes” using one of several classic Lara models
  • All existing DLC including “Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch” and “Cold Darkness Awakened”, 12 outfits, 7 weapons, 35 Expedition Cards, and more 
  • Support for PlayStation VR that challenges players to unlock the mysteries of Croft Manor in first person

“This year we celebrate 20 years of the iconic Lara Croft,” said Ron Rosenberg, co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. “This provided the perfect opportunity for us to deliver a new Tomb Raider experience. With the addition of PlayStation VR support, you can play the world through Lara’s eyes for the first time in franchise history.”

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration is the most comprehensive edition to date and will be available for the PlayStation 4 on October 11 worldwide. Existing Season Pass holders on Xbox One and PC will receive the “Blood Ties” upgrade for free. Check out our FAQ on the official forums for additional information.

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