Excerpt: Characters from Darkstalkers , Disgaea , Ar Tonelico , Spectral Souls , Atelier Marie , and Mana Khemia 2 join forces in Cross Edge , an RPG with a focus on combat. The story starts off with some original characters who have been plopped down in a new, mysterious world.
Excerpt: The concept of colliding worlds is hardly a new idea when it comes to games. We've seen it in franchises like Marvel vs. Capcom , Super Smash Bros. , and most notably, Kingdom Hearts . Cross Edge may very well be the biggest and most bizarre mash-up in gaming history.
Excerpt: Cross-over episodes on television are quite common in the West, but a cross-over video game is something almost completely Japanese. Luckily (or perhaps unluckily depending on how you look at it) one of those cross-over games has made it over to the United States against all odds.
Excerpt: Crossover games have been a pretty big deal in Japan for awhile now, but they usually don't reach North America except as imports. Gamers complain about such oversights, naturally, but deep down a lot of us realize that when something isn't released here, there's probably a good reason.