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7:00 PM on 11.27.2013

Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February

Tecmo Koei and Omega Force's Toukiden: The Age of Demons was one of those titles I had hoped would make it outside of Japan -- where it's done extremely well for itself, I might add -- and that's indeed happening on February ...

Jordan Devore

9:00 AM on 11.16.2013

Meet Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade's new Gothic Lolita

[Update: I've included a video showing off Marie in action, as well as screens, in the gallery below, of her alternate costume.] Tecmo's Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Arcade's most recent trailer gives a small glim...

Wesley Ruscher

12:15 PM on 10.31.2013

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z releasing March 2014

In North America, Team Ninja's Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z will be hitting PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on March 4, 2014. There's a new trailer for the game which features Miss Monday, Yaiba's "in-game tour guide." You'd ... yo...

Jordan Devore

9:00 AM on 10.25.2013

Tecmo: Atelier studio to include dual audio going forward

All future titles in Gust's Atelier series will feature dual audio, Tecmo Koei has announced. "We want to say sorry for the incidents of Atelier Ayesha; also a big thank you for letting us know your feeling regarding the voic...

Kyle MacGregor

3:30 PM on 10.24.2013

PS3 gets Atelier Escha & Logy Alchemists of the Dusk Sky

The direct sequel to Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk will come to PS3s in North America next year. Tecmo Koei has announced that Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky  will launch on March 11, 2...

Dale North

5:45 PM on 10.08.2013

Three mobile-focused devs outpace Japan's gaming icons

Some graph-making and data-pulling by Eurotechnology Japan has proven your worst fears true. Three relatively new, mobile-focused game makers (GREE, GungHo, DeNA) have had a higher operating income and higher net income since...

Steven Hansen

11:30 AM on 10.08.2013

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is coming to Steam

I'm happy to share that Tecmo Koei has announced that Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, Yosuke Hayashi and comcept’s Keiji Inafune's tag team project, will see a PC release, coming by way of Steam. It will launch on the ...

Dale North

11:30 AM on 09.30.2013

Fatal Frame III torments PlayStation Network this week

Fatal Frame III: The Tormented is coming to PlayStation Network this week. The spine-chilling third chapter in Tecmo's survival horror series is a mix of old and new, featuring the series' trademark Camera Obscura, some famil...

Kyle MacGregor

11:30 AM on 09.25.2013

One Piece: Unlimited World Red looks great on the 3DS

As I was watching this One Piece: Unlimited World Red trailer, I could hardly believe that it's for a 3DS game. This is only the second One Piece game for the 3DS, and it already looks like Ganbarion has a solid engine in place, with vibrant colors and smooth action. There's no word on a localization yet, but given the glimmer of hope that is Pirate Warriors 2, anything is possible.

Chris Carter

10:30 AM on 09.25.2013

Warriors Orochi 3 gets a brand new Vita-centric trailer

I had to do a triple-take on this one. Internationally, the game is known as Warriors Orochi 3, but in Japan, it's called Musou Orochi 2 Ultimate. Whatever the case may be, the game has a brand new trailer showing of its Vit...

Chris Carter





9:00 PM on 09.19.2013

Atelier Escha & Logy coming west in early 2014

Tecmo Koei has announced Gust's Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky will be materializing on North American and European shores in early 2014. The PS3 exclusive role-playing game conjures a pair of ...

Kyle MacGregor

4:15 PM on 09.19.2013

Tecmo Koei announces Deception IV localization

Tecmo Koei has just informed us that Kagero: Dark Side Princess will be coming to America and Europe as Deception IV: Blood Ties. Set to arrive on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in 2014, the game will be a re-imagini...

Chris Carter

8:35 AM on 08.25.2013

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate has 231 costumes

Ultimate? You want ultimate? How about 231 costumes in Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate. Dead or Alive 5 had a measly 114 costumes, but Tecmo Koei says that the upcoming PS3 and Xbox 360 game will let you nab 231 costumes by doing ev...

Dale North

2:00 AM on 08.16.2013

Shinobi clash! Ryu Hayabusa vs. Strider Hiryu

Videogame ninjas are seriously the worst ninjas of all time. It's kind of hard to keep hidden in the shadows when there is a trail of blood and limbs running right up to your present location. Still pretty badass, though. Tw...

Tony Ponce

10:50 AM on 07.23.2013

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate gets 'Pop Idol' sets, new modes

Here's a fat update on Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, coming this September for Xbox 360 and PS3. First, a Pop Idol character costume set has the girls of DOA dressing up like music stars. Ayane and Kasumi go J-Pop, while Hitomi, ...

Dale North

11:00 AM on 07.22.2013

Dynasty Warriors dev: Xbox One needs earlier Japan launch

Dynasty Warriors director Atsushi Miyauchi has said that if Microsoft has any hope of gaining success in Japan, it needs a simultaneous launch, one much nearer to the North American release date.  "I think Microsoft...

Jim Sterling