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News: Sin & Punishment Developer Treasure Working With Capcom On Sequel To Gaist Crusher

Sin & Punishment Developer Treasure Working With Capcom On Sequel To Gaist Crusher

Still no sign of a Western release

Japanese video game developer Treasure, best known for critically acclaimed titles such as Sin and Punishment and the Sega Mega Drive classic Gunstar Heroes, is working with Capcom on a sequel to the 3DS action game – based on the manga, animation and toy series of the same name – Gaist Crusher. Gaist Crusher...

First Impressions: Shouting Shounen in Capcom’s Gaist Crusher

Shouting Shounen in Capcom’s Gaist Crusher

We go hands-on with this hyperactive Treasure-developed 3DS title

Gaist Crusher is one of those multimedia extravaganzas where right from the start there’s a TV series, manga and other merchandise all lined up and ready to drain the wallets of anyone unable to withstand the assault. This 3DS offering — developed by none other than the...

Review: Bakuretsu Muteki Bangaioh (Nintendo 64)

Bakuretsu Muteki Bangaioh (Nintendo 64)

Insanity redefined

Bakuretsu Muteki Bangaioh (which translates as Explosive, Invincible Bangaioh — you might know it as Bangai-O) is a relatively obscure Japanese exclusive for Nintendo 64 that holds a rather interesting history. Released in 1999 and developed by Treasure — the same team that produced the Sin & Punishment games — it is...

News: Nintendo Declares the Best Sin and Punishment Player Ever

Nintendo Declares the Best Sin and Punishment Player Ever

Or something like that anyway

What better game to use in determining who can score the highest than one of the more difficult shooters available? Last month, Nintendo of America launched the official competition to find the nation's gamer who can score the highest on Sin and Punishment: Star Successor's third level on difficult using the Wii Remote and Nunchuk setu

News: Prove Your Sin and Punishment 2 Skills in New Official Competition

Prove Your Sin and Punishment 2 Skills in New Official Competition

Prizes and pride at stake

Sin & Punishment: Star Successor is a classic: hugely difficult, but a classic nonetheless. Anyone currently honing their best scores may want to take a look at this new official Nintendo competition for North America – sorry, rest of the world! – to prove they're the best. The challenge asks players to score as highly as possible on the game's third level, using..

News: You're Probably Not Good Enough to Beat Sin and Punishment 2 on Hard

You're Probably Not Good Enough to Beat Sin and Punishment 2 on Hard

So say the game's developers

In a recent interview with Official Nintendo Magazine, Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Skies producer Masato Maegawa claims his new game is so unrelentingly difficult that he doesn't expect anybody to finish it on the most difficult setting. I think that the Easy Mode is the perfect difficulty for anybody to be able to play the game to the end without having to..

News: Sin & Punishment 2 Coming June 7th

Sin & Punishment 2 Coming June 7th

Sequel to Nintendo 64 classic is on its way

Nintendo and Treasure have just announced that the sequel to the cult classic Nintendo 64 shooter will be hitting North American store shelves on June 7th. Sin and Punishment: Star Successor will use the Wii Remote to create an unprecedented level of play control and interaction within the game. You can check out the official press release information..

News: Sin and Punishment 2: New Video and Preview from Official Nintendo Magazine

Sin and Punishment 2: New Video and Preview from Official Nintendo Magazine

You wait half a year for some information and suddenly a video and preview show up all at once

Sin and Punishment 2 was announced as far back as October last year, despite that screens and information about the sequel to the N64 shooter have been a little thin on the ground. However for this months Christmas Issue, Official Nintendo Magazine in the UK was able to snag a preview and some video of..

News: Sin and Punishment 2 Comes into Focus

Sin and Punishment 2 Comes into Focus

Famitsu reveals new details, with more to come!

Thanks to Nintendo's lovely Virtual Console service, thousands of lucky Western Wii owners have experienced the wonders of Treasure's seminal shooter Sin and Punishment, its first appearance in the West after years out in the Japanese N64 wilderness. Then, as the delicious icing on the cake, a sequel...

News: Sin & Punishment 2 E3 Trailer

Sin & Punishment 2 E3 Trailer

Sin & Punishment sequel really shaping up!

For you Sin & Punishment fans out there, we just got our hands on the brand new E3 trailer for the upcoming Wii sequel Sin & Punishment 2. Here's a snippet from the official press release that accompanied the trailer. Players engage in nonstop shooter action as they're propelled through this run-and-gun style game. Isa and Kachi are being hunted..

News: Treasure To Support WiiWare?

Treasure To Support WiiWare?

Treasure president Masato Maegawa has confirmed that his company is looking at producing games for downloadable content services such as WiiWare and XBLA.

Speaking to 1up.com, Maegawa commented that he really liked the job fellow Japanese developer IntiCreates did with Mega Man 9. This might suggest that Treasure is looking at doing similar things with its own IP – which should get all serious..