Dragon's Crown is being developed by Vanillaware (to be published by Atlus) and is due out for the Vita and PS3 August 6, 2013. It's a 2D arcade/action/rpg in the style of King of Dragons, Knights of the Round, Shadows Over Mystara, and Princess Crown. It is art directed by one of the same people who worked on the fantastic Princess Crown for the Sega Saturn.
Official website: http://www.atlus.com/dragonscrown/
Preorders for Dragon's Crown from many retailers will include a 64 page artbook titled "Dragon's Crown Artworks". Official retailers listed on the Atlus website include Amazon, Newegg, FRYS, VGP, Gamestop, EB Games, Target, Wal Mart, and Best Buy. Here is information from the Atlus website about this preorder bonus:
Available for a limited time and only for preorders, "Dragon's Crown Artworks," the soft-cover art book, will be 64 pages of full-color drawings from Dragon's Crown. These include intricate drawings of characters in the game, lush environment backgrounds, and descriptions from George Kamitani, the creative mind behind Dragon's Crown. Also included in the art book will be commissioned illustrations of the Dragon's Crown universe from three prominent Japanese video game artists, Akira Yasuda (Akiriman), Kinu Nishimura, and Gouda Cheese (BENGUS). Sure to become a collectible, "Dragon's Crown Artworks" is available only while supplies last.
Very positive preview article on IGN dated 5/7/13:
Here's a youtube vid:
And the Wiki article about it:
Dragon's Crown Wiki
Amazon (artbook is listed as a preorder bonus on website):
Gamestop (artbook is listed as a preorder bonus on website):
Wal Mart (artbook is listed as a preorder bonus on website):
If you've played games like King of Dragons, Knights of the Round, and Shadows of Mystara (all Capcom arcade titles), and liked any of those, you might like Dragon's Crown.
Credit for original Dragon's Crown threads, please check these for other information and discussions! See links for these threads below:
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Kenshindono: http://www.cheapassg......agon's Crown
TheGreatWang: http://www.cheapassg......agon's Crown
Edited by chimpmeister, 30 July 2013 - 07:07 PM.