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Aksys Games Announces New Title & Updates at New Game+ Expo 2022

Event's third year almost filled to the brim with titles like Jack Jeanne and RICO London.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Torrance, Calif.—March 31, 2022 — Aksys Games was pleased to participate today in the third consecutive year of the New Game+ Expo (NGPX), a collaborative effort of publishers across the globe to make one epic showcase. The company announced a major new upcoming visual novel and updated release dates, platforms and features for other popular titles. Streamed live at 8:00am PDT on Twitch, the presentation in its entirety, including stream VODs, will be uploaded to the official NGPX YouTube channel.

Announcements from Aksys Games include:
Jack Jeanne (NSW/2023) - Kisa is about to give up her dream of becoming an actor when she is given the opportunity to attend the prestigious All Boys Drama School that she has always admired. She is granted admission with two conditions: be chosen as the lead in the final performance and hide her identity as a girl! Competition at the school is fierce and the rivalry is real! Will Kisa be able to forge powerful bonds with her all-male classmates while competing against them? Will she be cast in the lead role in the final performance at the end of the year all while keeping her secret?
RICO London (XBOX One, XBOX Series X|S, April 28, 2022) - London, 1999. Criminal organizations are taking residence inside of the abandoned structures throughout the city. Team up and storm the skyscraper in this gang-busting, name-taking, explosive shooter. Take down London gangsters, turning the weapons of the fallen into your personal arsenal. Man by man, floor by floor, quell the enemy onslaught. Whatever it takes! The Xbox exclusive version features an entirely new and exclusive Challenge mode which offers a brand-new way of playing RICO London, either solo or in co-op mode, as well as new prototype weapons.
Horgihugh and Friends (NSW/June 16, 2022) - At the end of a brutal war, countries dismantled their weapons. When the Gozareans attack, two pilots realize their trusty vintage fighter planes are the only means of combating the alien’s powerful technologies. Hugh & Figaro are the world’s last wings of hope. This horizontal side-scrolling shooter features vibrant retro graphics with artwork by Kou (Mega Man 2X, Shantae) and music by Motoaki Furukawa (Gradius II, Metal Gear, Policenauts).
Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi (PlayStation®5/Summer 2022) - Tokyo. 1979. When a massive, mysterious structure suddenly rises from the ground, the government sends a team to investigate. You have been selected to join an elite group of underground explorers employed by Cassandra Company. Unfortunately, you are not the only one searching these caverns. Terrifying monsters lurk in the shadows. Dangerous criminals hunt for resources. Large numbers of people are missing. The test of your survival skills begins now...
To stay up to date on all the news, follow Aksys Games on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok at @AksysGames, and join our Thursday livestreams on Twitch at AksysGames, with stream highlights and trailers on our YouTube channel.
About New Game+ Expo
Spearheaded by a multitude of developers from Japan and North America, New Game+ Expo (NGPX) is a digital event which continuously strives to connect fans with the games they love.
Stay on top of the latest news by visiting or by following NGPX on Twitter, Instagram, Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube!
About Aksys Games
Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a visionary video game publisher committed to publishing unique and high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms since 2006. The company was a pioneer in localizing otome games for Western audiences, including the award-winning Code: Realize and Collar X Malice series. Its lineup of games features the wildly successful BlazBlueUnder Night In-Birth, and Guilty Gear franchises, Little Dragons Café, and the award-winning Spirit Hunter: Death Mark and Spirit Hunter: NG adventures. Aksys Games and its unique products can be found on the company’s website,
Jack Jeanne ©Sui Ishida/BROCCOLI All Rights Reserved. Licensed to and published by Aksys Games. RICO London ©2022 Ground Shatter Ltd. All rights reserved. Numskull Games Limited. Horgihugh and Friends © PIXEL CO., LTD All Rights Reserved. Licensed to and published by Aksys Games. Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi ©EXPERIENCE. Licensed to and published by Aksys Games. Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo. Microsoft, Xbox One and Xbox Series XS are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. PlayStation is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

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