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The Inti Creates TGS Sale is Here!

Inti Creates TGS Sale

Happy Tokyo Game Show everyone! While it’s unfortunate that this year’s TGS has to be be done remotely, us here at Inti Creates want to spread a little joy to help make up for it! That’s why we decided to do a huge Inti Creates TGS Sale, featuring discounts of up to 80% off for every single Inti Creates title on Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Steam!

Choose your favorite platform and save yourself some money! 🙂

Nintendo Switch & 3DS – https://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals/#inticreates

Steam – https://store.steampowered.com/publisher/INTICREATES

And don’t forget, the Gal*Gun games published by our friends at pQube are also on sale! Pick those up for Nintendo Switch and Steam!

The sale goes from September 23rd until 11:59pm PDT on October 6th, so make sure you don’t miss out! Enjoy your new Inti Creates games, and have a happy TGS!

Dragon Marked for Death: Steam Version, New Wallpaper & Character DLC for Blaster Master Zero 2

Today was a big day for Dragon Marked for Death! On our latest livestream, we dropped a few big DMFD announcements that we want to share with you today! For those of you that aren’t familiar with Dragon Marked for Death, it is a 2D side-scrolling action RPG game where up to 4 players can play together in online multiplayer. The characters, known as the Dragonkblood Clan, have forged a pact with the Astral Dragon, which granted them special new powers.

We are happy to announce that Dragon Marked for Death is coming to Steam! Originally released on Nintendo Switch, the Steam version comes pre-loaded with everything that is currently available on the Switch version: All playable characters (Empress, Warrior, Shinobi, Witch, Oracle, Bandit) and the additional quest DLC season pass. It also comes out of the gate updated to version 3.0.0, the massive free update that will also be available on Nintendo Switch the same day! Also akin to the Switch version, purchase the game within the first two weeks (until May 4th) to get the earlier-adopter bonus Striker Gear equipment items!


Here’s all the details for the Steam version!
Title: Dragon Marked For Death
Platform: Steam (PC)
Genre: Action RPG
Players (offline): 1 Player
Players (online): 2-4 Players
Release Date: April 21, 2020
Price: $39.99 USD / €39.99 / £35.99
Steam Store Page: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1149440/

120,000 DL Commemorative Wallpaper

If you’ve been around Inti Creates long enough, then you know that we love making wallpapers to celebrate special occasions and holidays, and today is no exception! To celebrate Dragon Marked For Death passing 120,000 units sold, DMFD series illustrator Toru Nakayama put together this absolutely delightful image featuring the Witch atop the “Horse” (you know, the one that hangs out in town! He’s a good boy)!

Download yours here!

Empress Character DLC for Blaster Master Zero 2

That’s right y’all! The worlds of Dragon Marked for Death and Blaster Master Zero 2 have come together, and the Empress is coming to BMZ2 as a brand new DLC playable character on April 21st!!

Destroy the mutant threat with your fiery arsenal of Dragon Skills as you traverse the galaxy abroad your Dragonblood Tank, the D-ATTACKER!

The Blaster Master Zero team has once again managed to take a character from another game and seamlessly transport them into the world of BMZ! If you’ve played as the Empress in her native game for even just 5 minutes, you will clearly be able to see how much attention to detail was put into this DLC.


April 21, 2020 is shaping up to be quite a day for Dragon Marked for Death! Hope you’re ready! 🙂

We’re Bringing Back “INTI CREATES Live” Streams

It’s been about 3.5 years since Producer Matt Papa and the voice of Elise from Gunvolt 1, Ayano, did their comprehensive bilingual “INTI CREATES Live” streams, where they would bring you all of the latest Inti Creates news, special announcements, and more in both English and Japanese!

We decided it was about high time bring back the show so that we can deliver not only the latest information, but special announcements, and more as we try find new ways to communicate with you while we are stuck indoors during this crazy time in the world.

Even though this is technically episode #11, this time around, we’ve rebuilt the show from the ground up! We’re still delivering the content you expect from this show, but with a new group of MCs: Diana Garnet (singer of the DMFD theme song, English voice of Joule in the Gunvolt OVA anime) and Kenta Tanaka (Bandit in DMFD)!

We also have a special video message from Dragon Marked for Death producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto (HAKAMA) and more that you absolutely won’t wanna miss!

Start Time: Tuesday April 7th @ 8am Eastern / 2pm CEST / 9pm Japan

Watch it Live on YouTube right here:


The stream is also simulcast on Twitch and NicoNico Douga if you would rather watch it there!

Dragon Marked for Death Ver. 3.0.0 – New Characters & Japanese Voice Cast

The tale of the Dragonblood Clan continues when the Ver. 3.0.0 update for our action RPG title “Dragon Marked for Death” goes live on April 21st, 2020! This update to shaping up to be the game’s biggest one yet, and we have a lot of new content ready to drop with Ver. 3.0.0!

We have the new playable characters, the Oracle and the Bandit, in addition to other major new features like brand new weapon categories, powering up weapons as a whole, increased level caps, and host of other new features! The Oracle and the Bandit will be added to the game for free as part of the Ver. 3.0.0 update*,  giving even seasoned players who have been playing the game for the past year a wealth of new content to enjoy!

*Note:  The Oracle will unlock as a playable character once certain conditions within the main storyline of the game are met. The Bandit will unlock once certain conditions within the DLC Scenario “The Dragonblood Bandit” are met. 

As you may know, in Dragon Marked for Death, you can customize the main color, name, and voice when creating your characters. In the Ver. 3.0.0 update, just like the Empress, Warrior, Shinobi, and Witch before them, the Oracle and the Bandit have four possible Japanese voices to pick from. Let’s meet the Japanese voice cast and learn a little about each new character!

The Oracle

The Dragonblood Oracle, reincarnated once every 100 years.
She bears the Dragon Scar on her back.
The Oracle is able to communicate with the Astral Dragon Atruum and channel his power through the Dragon Wings that have manifested on her back.
Through this, she can reproduce the Astral Dragon’s own willpower and magical abilities. She has strong control over this power, allowing her to manipulate giant weapons through sheer force of will and copy them with magic.
She is also capable of using a magic focus to cast beneficial spells on herself and nearby allies, as well as attack spells of the element that corresponds to her dragon contract.

Slash Form: The Oracle commands her equipped greatswords to slash at a distance in front of her. It has high attack power, but leaves her wide open.
Quick: This spell increases movement speed temporarily, varying with magic incantations.

Yui Ogura | Miyu Tomita | Saori Hayami | Yui Horie

 

The Bandit

He is a young man of the Dragonblood Clan who bears the Dragon Scar on his hand.
His fist contains the power of the Astral Dragon Atruum that varies depending on his chosen dragon contract. It is capable of stealing the lifeforce of any living thing.
The Dragon Fist can steal this energy and crystallize it, forming magic items known as relics.
These relics are capable of manifesting various phenomena.
He specialize in luck, and earns the favor of his comrades by working as a Treasure Hunter.

Dragon Claw: His arm swells and thrusts forward, grabbing an enemy to extract relics.
Thunder Relic: The Bandit uses the power of a thunder relic, attacking with a quick dash forward. He is invincible while dashing, so he can use this to attack as well as to avoid damage.

Yuki Kaji | Daisuke Kishio | Kenta Tanaka | Daiki Yamashita

Dragon Marked for Death is available now on the Nintendo Switch eShop with a retail release available at stores like Amazon! We hope you have an amazing time with all the new content when the update drops on April 21st!

PAX East 2020 Lineup

PAX East is just a week away now, and we’re gearing up and getting ready to make our yearly trek from Tokyo to Boston!

For the first time in Inti Craetes history, we have an island booth at PAX East, making it the biggest booth we’ve had at the show to date. Suffice to say, we can’t wait to make the most of that space and fill it to the brim with demos of our latest games and freshest merchandise. To get an idea of what our booth is going to look like, here’s the setup we had at PAX South last month!

While you can’t see them all in the picture, we have a total of 8 demo stations that are filled with the latest games from your pals here at Inti. To follow up on another awesome happening from PAX South, our good friend and legendary creator Jirard “The Completionist” Khalil is joining us once again to hang out at the booth throughout the weekend, so make sure you come by and say hi to such a super swell guy!

PAX East 2020 Game Lineup

We have two stations dedicated to our latest title, Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX, the ultra-high-speed 2D action title that we released in September 2019 for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam! This comes loaded with all of the latest content, so go ahead and challenge a normal stage or put your skills to the test against an insanely tough battle against Blade!

If there’s one thing I can say without question about the Dragon Marked for Death team, it’s that they are DEDICATED! Released in January 2019, our 2D action RPG for the Nintendo Switch is still going strong and getting new updates from the team. They’ve been going full-tilt for months working on a massive free update that includes, among a boatload of other additions and features, two brand new playable characters: the Bandit and the Oracle! Try these characters out on one of the four station we have on the PAX East show floor before the update goes live this Spring!

At long last, our flagship Azure Striker Gunvolt series coming to the PlayStation 4 with the release of Azure Striker Gunvolt: STRIKER PACK on April 23rd! The game has received numerous improvements and updates since its days as a handheld-system exclusive, and it runs like a dream on the PS4 with crisper graphics, higher framerate, and a lot more! Hop on one of the two stations and get a sneak peak of GV on PS4!

Fresh, Exclusive Inti Creates Gear

The game demos don’t tell the whole story at the Inti Creates booth! Our merchandise designers are hard at work coming up with new merch all the time, and we’re bringing our biggest lineup of gear and goods ever! Get your hands on physical releases of our games, a wide variety of Inti Creates apparel, and loads of cute display items like key-chains, rubber straps, and a lot more! Take a look at the menu below for a sneak preview of what we’re bringing to the show!

See you at the show!

Blaster Master Zero 2 Steam Release Celebrated With Design Doc Reveals

Things have been quiet here on the Inti blog for some time now, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy! In fact, it’s -because- things have been so busy that the blog has unfortunately been quiet, but I think it’s about time to end that streak.

Our most recent game release was the Steam version of Blaster Master Zero 2 , and in the days that lead up to and followed the release we’ve been showcasing never-before-seen design documents and trivia that covers all of the game’s characters (and more)! Rather than make you good folks dig through our Twitter feed for everything, we decided that we’d put them all in one place for your viewing pleasure! We hope you enjoy all the art and commentary from director Nishizawa, designer Suzuki, and illustrator Natsume.

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Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX Coming to Switch/PS4/Steam on September 26th, 2019

At our panel this weekend at BitSummit 7, we at long last revealed more information about our upcoming title Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX for the first time since we announced the project at last year’s BitSummit!

First things first,  Luminous Avenger iX is coming September 26, 2019 and is getting a simultaneous release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 (a series first!), and Steam for $14.99!

Luminous Avenger iX takes place in the same universe as our flagship Azure Striker Gunvolt series (Nintendo Switch/3DS). Since its inception, the Gunvolt series has become known amongst fans for its high-speed, Stylish 2D action. This game will see series rival/anti-hero Copen take the lead and push the series’ speed and intensity to the next level, all the while keeping the game accessible to series veterans and new fans alike.

Check out the trailer and all the fine details about the game on the official website! http://gunvolt.com/en/X

Blaster Master Zero Makes Its Steam debut!

During our panel at Momocon 2019, we revealed for the first time that Blaster Master Zero is coming to Steam on June 14, 2019 in North America, Japan, and Europe!

After acquiring the license to the legendary NES classic Blaster Master from Sunsoft, we set out to create a new game that both pays homage to the original and takes the gameplay to the next level with numerous new and improved gameplay features added.

The graphics for the game use the original Blaster Master at a starting point to create pixel art that both appeals to a modern audience and harkens back to the glory days of the NES.
With new bosses to fight, new areas to explore, and a host of new features and upgrades, Blaster Master Zero is a fresh new blasting experience for newcomers and series veterans alike!

All DLC characters released on the Nintendo Switch and 3DS versions of the game will be available for the Steam version. Blast your way through mutant hordes as Gunvolt (Azure Striker Gunvolt, Ekoro (Gal*Gun Double Peace), Shantae (Shantae series) and Shovel Knight (Shovel Knight series).

Blaster Master Zero starts the story over again from “zero”!

One day, a young man named Jason Frudnick, known for being a genius in the field of robotic engineering, discovered a strange creature that he had never seen before. No records of this mysterious creature could be found, so Jason gave it the name “Fred” and took it to his lab to begin closely observing it.

Shortly after that, an accident occurred in the lab and Fred managed to escape. Fred jumped into a hole that seemingly appeared out of nowhere. Jason followed, and before he knew it, he found himself in a cave where the battle vehicle “SOPHIA III” awaited him.

With his curiosity in this incredibly high tech vehicle piqued, Jason hopped abroad SOPHIA III and began his adventure in the vast subterranean world in search of Fred.

Mutant scum never learn! Blaster Master is back!

For lots more information about the game, check out the trailer below and the official website!

 

Product Details
Title: Blaster Master Zero
Hardware: Steam
Genre: Action Adventure
Rating: E for Everyone (Mild Fantasy Violence), PEGI 7
Release Date: June 14, 2019
Players:1-2 Players,
Price: $9.99, €9.99, £8.99, ¥980
Developer: Inti Creates

Dragon Marked for Death Ver. 2.0 Update & Dragonblood Bandit Storyline

While we were away at PAX East 2019, a massive update went live for Dragon Marked for Death (Ver. 2.0.0), so let’s gather up all the details here!

First things first, for those of you who purchased the additional quest DLC (or those of you who purchased the physical version of the game), the brand new story line “The Dragonblood Bandit” is ready to be played! This story line begins from a quest given by Lacel in the Medius city slums. It includes a series of 11 quests revolving around the lone bandit Rivalis. Journey to new locations and revisit familiar ones on brand new quests, with levels starting at level 20 to level 50. High level variants of the quests will give you the chance to earn new powerful weapons and accessories from levels 55-60. Unravel the mysteries surrounding the life of the Dragonblood Bandit!

Additionally in Version 2.0.0, the level cap has been increased, a new dragon contract for each character has been added, the Black Market is now open for business, an extra save slot has been added, and the DLC scenario “The Dragonblood Bandit” is now available for those who purchased the additional quest DLC season pass! Numerous fixes and adjustments have also been implemented as well!


For the full list of updates and changes in Ver. 2.0.0, check out the complete patch notes here!

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon Physical Release Coming March 15 From Limited Run Games

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is getting a physical release for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita courtesy of Limited Run Games! Get your orders in starting March 15th when the standard edition and collector’s edition go on sale! Let’s take a look at what’s in store!

Standard Edition
Limited Collector’s Edition

For the standard edition, Switch and PS4 will be open pre-orders, where the Vita version will be a set quantity. For the collector’S editions, all of them will be a set quantity. Mark your calendars for March 15th, because you won’t wanna miss this!