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  • Blog Post: Diggin' In The Carts Explores Japanese Video Game Music History

    Long before RPGs took off in the states, they were a phenomenon in Japan. But the RPG genre wouldn't have been nearly has iconic without the music that made those games so memorable. Red Bull Music talked to some of the best Japanese video game composers from the 8- and 16-bit era in their Diggin'... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out Tales Of Zestiria's Japanese TV Spot

    We may have only recently received Tales of Xillia 2 , but Japan is preparing for the launch of the latest Tales game, Zestiria, and you can check out a new video for the game before its January release. The game's Japanese release date was recently revealed to be January 22 on PlayStation 3. As... More
  • Blog Post: Bandai Namco Producer Promises More Than Just Fighting Types For Pokkén

    Confirming our assumptions, the Bandai Namco Pokémon fighting game will definitely feature more than just fighting type Pokémon. Guys, Don't worry about that. It's not only Fighting-type RT @Joshawott Will Pokkén Tournament's cast be limited to Fighting-type Pokémon... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Announces Yakuza Zero For PlayStation 3 And 4

    Sega has revealed the title of the next Yakuza title, but that's about it. More details are promised for the Tokyo Game Show later this month, but right now all we know is the name, Yakuza Zero, and the platforms, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. This will be the first new-gen Yakuza title. It's... More
  • Blog Post: Mario's Late For Something In Tokyo

    Everyone loves Mario. There's a reason why he's among the most iconic characters in video games. But how would he fair in the real world? Done by visual effects artist Dean Wright, this video has us meet Mario as he's buying plumbing equipment. Before he can make any decisions, however, our... More
  • Blog Post: Azure Striker Gunvolt Has A Japanese Release Date, No Longer Has English Voice Over

    Still no word on a North American release date, but the game will be out in Japan soon. On August 20, the game will be available to download on the 3DS eShop in Japan. The game is a collaboration between Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and the developer of the Mega Man Zero series, Inti Creates. Azure... More
  • Blog Post: Kirby: Triple Deluxe Mini-Games To Be Sold Separately In Japan

    Kirby: Triple Deluxe included some extra mini-games outside of its main campaign – a fighter and a rhythm game. Those games will be receiving their own standalone eShop releases in Japan. The fighting game, Kirby Fighters, is being retitled Kirby Z Fighters for its separated release. King Dedede's... More
  • Blog Post: Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix Migrating West In 2015

    Sega has announced plans to bring its popular Japanese franchise Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 to western audiences come 2015 on 3DS. The game will feature an assortment of improvements and upgrades and currently has Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix as its working title. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai... More
  • Blog Post: PSP Says B-Y-E As Sony Discontinues Handheld In Japan

    The PSP has sold close to 80 million units worldwide, and as it nears its 10th birthday, it’s time to say goodbye. Sony, which has already discontinued shipments to North America, is sunsetting the system at home. The Vita hasn’t found the same success yet, and Sony has been quiet on sales... More
  • Blog Post: New Trailer Shows Gameplay From Left 4 Dead's Japanese Arcade Port

    We still don't know exactly how the game plays, or the structure of its cabinet, but a new trailer shows off how the gameplay will look. Unsurprisingly, it looks a lot like Left 4 Dead. In fact, it looks exactly like Left 4 Dead, but with less accuracy, and what appears to be redisigned protagonists... More
  • Blog Post: Japanese Trailer Shows Characters And Court Room For Upcoming Historical Phoenix Wright

    The next Phoenix Wright is going back in time, taking place in Japan's Meiji era, and a new Japanese trailer shows what the game will look like. A few details about the game were revealed last week, which you can read more about here . The game takes place some time between the years 1868 to 1912... More
  • Blog Post: Japanese PSone Rarity Hyper Crazy Climber Coming To PSN

    Monkey Paw Games is bringing the import-only original PlayStation game Hyper Crazy Climber to U.S. gamers for the first time. Hyper Crazy Climber was released in 1996 for the Japanese PlayStation by Nihon Bussan. It was a sequel of sorts to the 1980 arcade game Crazy Climber. Hyper Crazy Climber used... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion – Xbox One's Uphill Race To Catch PlayStation 4

    If Microsoft wants the Xbox One to have a larger worldwide install base than the PlayStation 4, it will face a harder road than it did in the last generation. Microsoft's Xbox 360 was the defining console of the last generation in North America. A year head start, lower initial price point, and games... More
  • Blog Post: Classic Games Combined With Feudal Japan Make For Great Art

    What happens when you combine classic 80s video games with a classic Japanese art style? You get these killer pieces of Mario, Mega Man, and other gaming characters as samurai from artist xiaobaosg. In a collection of pieces called the “80s Warrior’s Record,” xiaobaosg tackles several... More
  • Blog Post: PS4 Now On Sale In Japan

    While North American gamers have been playing Sony's newest console since November, the company held off releasing the unit in its native country. Today, Japan's wait for the PS4 is over. The addition of a new territory can only help Sony's strong sales , though some Japanese gamers are undoubtedly... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Imagines Katamari Damacy In A Different Era Of Japan

    Katamari Damacy is possibly the most Japanese game ever to be fully embraced by North America. I'm surprised I haven't seen an artist re-imagine the game's art style in the one popularized during feudal Japan already. The King of the Cosmos' concerned look over the Prince's progress... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation 4 Hits One Million Sold In 24 Hours

    The PlayStation 4 is off to a strong start with Sony reporting that one million systems have already been sold within the first 24 hours of the console's availability. These numbers mark only the North American sales numbers for the PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 4 won't be available in most... More
  • Blog Post: Report: GTA V Had The Best Launch Of Any Grand Theft Auto Game In Japan

    We've been joyriding through Los Santos for more than a month, but Japan only got its localized version last week, and it performed well. The Grand Theft Auto series does not command the same popularity in Japan as it does in North America, but it still posted some respectable numbers. According... More
  • Blog Post: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Release Date Announced For Japan, But Not North America

    Square Enix has finally unveiled a Japanese release date for the PlayStation 3 and Vita Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD re-releases, but it still hasn't announced its North American plans. The games will be available in Japan on December 26. The PlayStation 3 game is packaged X and X-2 on one disc. The... More
  • Blog Post: The Crazy Sights Of TGS 2013: Day Three

    For the first day of the Tokyo Game Show 2013 , I gave you an overview of the show floor. On day two of the show , Kim Wallace channeled her JRPG fanaticism to deliver a more informed viewpoint on TGS titles that may be more obscure to U.S. gamers. Day three of TGS is open to the public, and with it... More
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