Press Release: Legend of Raven Fights Its Way Online

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

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Legend of Raven Feature

Legend of Raven was originally announced by Nicalis as a PlayStation Vita title. While the game is still going to the Vita, it will also be available on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It will be a cross-buy and cross-play title for the PS4 and Vita. It has also been announced that the game will feature online network battles that will use lag-free GGPO technology. I’ve no clue what that is but I like the sound of it being lag-free!

PRESS RELEASE:

LEGEND OF RAVEN FIGHTS ITS WAY ONLINE

2D fighter is coming to more platforms with a host of improvements

Santa Ana, Calif., (November 4, 2013) – Nicalis, Inc., developer and publisher of independently awesome video games has announced that the 2D fighting game, Legend of Raven, initially announced as a PlayStation®Vita title (via the PlayStationⓇNetwork) is now coming to PlayStation 4 (as a Cross-Buy Cross-Play) and Xbox One. Additionally, Legend of Raven will feature online network battles using “lagfree” GGPO technology.

Watch the new trailer here:
On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWd_a-xXgh0
On Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/78452079

Legend of Raven Features

■Cross-Buy (via PSN)
Buy the PS Vita or PS4 version and get the other for free!

■ Cross Play! (via PSN)
Cross Play allows up to 2 players to face off against each other in a real-time match whether they’re on the PS4 or the PS Vita!

■ Official GGPO netcode!
Battle your online friends, lag-free with the official GGPO netcode!

■ All new original soundtrack!
Featuring a new soundtrack featuring the track “Fight” by female fronted rock quintet, The Dirty Youth. Rock out here: http://youtu.be/wX1wPLjPhlc

■ Refreshed UI, stages and special effects!
Legend of Raven has been further improved with new UI effects, backgrounds and artwork!

Prologue
The year was December 25th, 1926. Japan was on the verge of welcoming a new era…the era of “Koubun”.

Instead a revolution broke out, led by those who hoped to revive the Land of the Gods, Japan, and return her to its former glory. The Prime Minister’s cabinet, the police department, the Zaibatsu families, the mass media…the flow of information to the outside world was immediately suppressed.

Out of options, the old government resorted to creating a group of elite assassins, called the “Yatagarasu” in order to maintain order and suppress the rebellion.

These government agents have become known as the “Government’s Dogs” by the general populace. Now, they are on the move towards “Iga-sei”, which is said to still function as the government’s intelligence hub.

Legend of Raven continues Nicalis’ partnerships with ultra-talented and super-awesome independent developers. Previously Nicalis has teamed up with 8bits Fanatics (1001 Spikes), Edmund McMillen (The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth), Studio Pixel (Cave Story, Ikachan), Nicklas Nygren (NightSky), and Terry Cavanagh (VVVVVV).

More information can be found on the official website at http://nicalis.com/legendofraven/

About Crystal Colwell

What's up everyone? Crystal here! I spend my time writing up the news for you all and keeping us all up to date with incoming game info from Japan. I do a little bit of everything else around here, too. 🙂 Happy Reading!




  • Jose Ramos

    Still wish they kept yataragasu as he name. On a side note, will this be the updated version or the original game?

  • SecretX

    it be nice if it was on the 3ds :/

  • Lester Paredes

    Awesome. can’t wait to try out yet another fighting game on Vita. And no, i’m not being sarcastic.