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Toukiden: Kiwami

Monster Hunter-alike Toukiden: Kiwami hits PS4, Vita in March


Plus a cool anime trailer from Studio 4°C
Jan 15
Toukiden: Kiwami is coming to Vita and PS4 on March 31 in North America. It will be available digitally and at retail.  Kiwami includes, "both the original Toukiden: The Age of Demons story and a brand new sto... read
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Pre-order my toes

Dumb: Skyward Sword DLC exclusive to Best Buy, Twilight Princess to Amazon


Hyrule Warriors
Aug 11
Hyrule Warriors' triforce of corporate garbage is complete. GameStop got the fan-favorite Ocarina garb, while pre-ordering from Amazon nets you Twilight Princess threads for Link and Zelda. Best Buy has Skyward Swor... read
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Midna, Zelda in Hyrule

Midna and Zelda are playable in Hyrule Warriors


Midna looks freaking rad
Jun 10
Hyrule Warriors of course got some screen time during Nintendo's E3 digital event today, where the developers talked a bit more about what separates this game from their respective franchises. Midna and Zelda were both annou... read
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Trapt joins PS2 Classics

Tecmo PS2 Classic Trapt coming to PSN next week


Whet your appetite for Deception IV with this PS2 Classic
Feb 01
Trapt is coming to PlayStation Network next week, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. A spiritual successor to Tecmo's Deception series, the strategy action title initially released on PlayS... read
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New fighter joining Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate on consoles


Marie Rose from the arcade version will be added
Jan 14
Team NINJA's Yosuke Hayashi announced that there will be some updates coming to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate soon. The arcade version will be receiving an update in late January, and it will include new costumes for the fighters.... read
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Dead or Alive 5 is charging $25 for these new costumes


DLC gone wrong
Oct 15
How does Tecmo Koei celebrate Halloween? Or really, any day of the week? With skimpy outfits! Skimpy outfits that they hope you'll pay $24.99 for. Yes, you read that right. 28 costumes for $25. The "special" pack released to... read
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate photo
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Impressions: Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate


Third time's the...same?
Sep 30
"If at first you don't succeed..." is an interesting business model, especially considering that Dead or Alive 5 wasn't really a "failure," per se. However, try, try again Team Ninja did, and we are now treated to a third version of this particular entry in the franchise. When it all boils down to it, does Ultimate really make that big of a difference? read
Fatal Frame III photo
Fatal Frame III

Fatal Frame III torments PlayStation Network this week


Spooky PS2 Classic comes back from the grave this Tuesday
Sep 30
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... read
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Dynasty Warriors

Dynasty Warriors 8 launches alongside PS4 in Japan


SCEJ press conference
Sep 09
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends will launch alongside the PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 22, 2014. The title is also coming to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on November 8, 2013. read
Fatal Frame photo
Fatal Frame

Sony takes Fatal Frame 2 in for repairs this week on PSN


Buggy PS2 Classic gets its fix
Jul 28
Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is going in for repairs this week. The digital version of the survival horror classic has been plagued with a myriad of technical issues since its release on PlayStation Network earlier t... read
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DOA 5 Ultimate

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is going free-to-play


PS3 inbound with talks of a 360 version ongoing
Jun 04
Though it is a perfectly functional and fun fighting game, Dead or Alive 5 didn't exactly set the fighting game scene ablaze. It sold well enough at least, but Team Ninja plans to breathe new life into the game by making Dead... read
Fatal Frame photo
Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly floats to PSN this week


Tecmo Koei's survival horror series returns to PS2 Classics
May 05
Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is creeping its way onto PlayStation Network this week. Its arrival is hot on the heels of the original Fatal Frame, which only landed on Sony's online service a few short weeks ago.... read
Atelier Escha & Logy photo
Atelier Escha & Logy

Atelier Escha & Logy opening movie is an acid trip


Psychedelic sensations
Apr 27
Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky is the latest entry in Gust's long-running role-playing franchise and is set to arrive exclusively for PlayStation 3 on June 27 in Japan. In the meantime Tecmo Koei h... read
Fatal Frame photo
Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame creeping onto PlayStation Network this week


Spooky PS2 Classic returns this Tuesday
Apr 07
Prepare to wet your pants! Fatal Frame is coming to PlayStation Network. Announced during this week's PlayStation Blogcast, the first entry in Tecmo's unique survival horror series is set to arrive on Sony's online store this... read
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Tecmo Koei's TGS 2012 line-up is what you'd expect


Sep 17
No to say that's a bad thing! In fact, seeing Tecmo Koei's line-up for Tokyo Game Show 2012 reminded me that I never did get around to playing Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage, which I'm led to believe is a mistake. There's... read
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Team Ninja: Ninja Gaiden 3 for the Wii U is 'hardcore'


Aug 17
Team Ninja's hype train has just left the station, as they are hard at work convincing us that Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge for the Wii U will actually be good this time."We left out some of the things the series was well-kno... read
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At E3 last week, there were a good amount of new fighting games. Conrad and I made our rounds to all the booths that had fighting games to show off, and Steven Hansen eventually joined us as well. Here we made our way to the... read feature

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E3: Ninja Gaiden 3 coming to Wii U, published by Nintendo


Jun 05
Among the list of upcoming titles for the new Wii U console shown at today's Nintendo E3 press conference was Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge. And, just below the title, the video lists Nintendo as the publisher. I don't really ... read
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The DTOID Show: Borderlands 2, Baldur's Gate, and BOOBS!


Mar 16
Happy Friday, everyone! Not only is today the sixth anniversary of this wacky and wonderful website we've all come to know and love, it's also the birthday of our great overlord Niero, to whom we paid tribute on today's live... read
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Dead or Alive 5 trailer full of jiggle physics


Mar 15
It would appear that Dead or Alive 5 is coming along nicely. I mean, Team Ninja did get the most important feature of any DoA game in there already. You know, the jiggle physics. Ayane and Hitomi are here to show off the ful... read
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I wish I had made Katawa Crash


Jan 15
This post is already way too much about me and way too little about the story, so how about we take that narcissism as far as we can and see what happens? I'm sad. I can't get keyboard-controlled Flash games to wor... read
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Another chance to get DoA Dimensions' SpotPass outfits


Aug 12
Grand news for everyone who recently picked up a 3DS: Tecmo Koei is going to cycle through the daily SpotPass outfits for Dead or Alive Dimensions again -- all 34 of them. Each morning at 10:00am, there will be a new costume ... read
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Ninja Gaiden III details emerge, suggest 'darker' Ryu


Apr 02
The 'latest' Playstation: The Official Magazine has project lead Yosuke Hayashi spilling some details on Ninja Gaiden III -- the first new Ninja Gaiden sans Itagaki. Supposedly, the focus will be on Ryu Hayabusa as a "dark Ja... read
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Moved to FarmVille: Former Tecmo Koei boss at Zynga Japan


Mar 30
Wow, what a move. First you're at the house of boobs, ninjas and warriors, and then you move to a place where crops and farmer hats are the most popular things.  I'm sure former Tecmo Koei boss Kenji Matsubara got over t... read
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Team Ninja takes a mild crap on Street Fighter IV 3D


Jan 26
It's been a while since I've seen an honest to goodness fighting game rivalry. There was the faux trash talk between the Tekken 6 and Street Fighter IV devs from late last year, but that was all just to promote Street Fighter... read
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Two fighting games coming to a Nintendo handheld? This is madness! Tecmo’s fighter Dead or Alive: Dimensions will join Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition on the Nintendo 3DS this year. The game marks Team... read feature

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Take a look at Dead or Alive Dimensions' Metroid stage


Jan 19
And that, my dear readers, is the sound of 3DS purchasers -- more than just those already into Team Ninja's brand of fighting games -- collectively starting to care about Dead or Alive Dimensions. Such a thing shouldn't be a... read
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Dead or Alive Dimensions trailer is hard to understand


Jan 08
I wish I could tell you what's going on in this Dead or Alive Dimensions trailer. The video seems to detail the game's roster, as well as some of its 3DS specific features, but my limited Japanese keeps me from telling you m... read
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Tecmo Koei reveals its Tokyo Game Show line-up


Sep 08
Tecmo Koei has announce its Tokyo Game Show line-up and the words "ninja," "gaiden," "dead," "or," and "alive" are sadly absent. Here's what they'll be showing on the floor: TRINITY: Souls of Zill O'll (PS3) Warriors: Legend... read
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E3 10: Dead or Alive bounces to 3DS


Jun 15
Everyone's favorite funbag-focused fighting series is coming to 3DS soon. Dead or Alive 3D will be the first major release (discounting PSP spin-off Dead or Alive Paradise) since series creator Tomonobu Itagaki left developer... read
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Rumor: Mass Effect 3, Dragon Age II, DOA 5 at E3?


Jun 11
So, GameSpot has got itself a swanky interactive map of E3's show floor. On this map, you can click on the various companies that'll be in attendance, and a list of their "featured games" will pop up. See where this is going ... read
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Tecmo Koei's E3 line-up is short but sweet


Jun 10
The Japanese unified power of Tecmo and Koei is only bringing four games to E3 this year. No portable stuff. No Wii stuff. Just serious games. I'm all for the First of the North Star game. Ken's Revenge, coming to the Xbox 36... read






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