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Upcoming D&D brawler Dragon's Crown receives firm US release date, won't support PS3 / Vita multiplayer
by Matthew Diener 23/4/2013
Product: Dragon's Crown
Developer: Vanillaware
Publisher: NIS America
Format: PS Vita
Genre: Arcade, Fighting
This is going to be one of those "good news / bad news" sort of updates.

When we last brought you news on the upcoming PS Vita beat 'em up Dragon's Crown, we promised to check back in when we had a firm release date for the US.

We have that now, August 6, but we also have a dash of bad news.

Siliconera reports that while Dragon's Crown will support cross saves between the PS Vita and PS3, it won't support cross-platform multiplayer.

Threatening a crit

Dragon's Crown immediately caught our interest with its hand-drawn, oh-so-Vanillaware art style, and plenty of readers were excited about it too after they saw its gameplay trailer.

Each of the six playable classes - Amazon, Dwarf, Elf, Fighter, Sorceress and Wizard - are rendered with lush character designs that exude raw fantasy power and wonder.

The Amazon and Sorceress are particularly noteworthy for exuding a certain... je ne sais quoi that's sure to titillate certain players in the Dragon's Crown fanbase.

There's still no word on a European release date, or the customary Atlus USA pre-order bonuses, but we'll keep you updated if we should hear anything about either in the weeks ahead.

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