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We haven't heard anything about the fan translation project for the DS masterpiece Retro Game Challenge 2 (known as Game Center CX 2 in Japan) since February. I was beginning to fear that the project was dead. Thankfully, it ...
For those of you who've never heard of the game, For the Frog the Bell Tolls is a Game Boy title from 1992 that never left Japan. It was created by members of the teams that brought us Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: Lin...
Tomato has completed his translation of Mother 1+2 for Game Boy Advance, which should have a good number of you rejoicing. You can read all about the patch, and download it, by going to this page. The main focus here is Mothe...
Today March 15th at 4PM PST, Sega will be stopping by the Destructoid live studio to play some Dreamcast classics and perhaps something a bit more modern. Join us today on Justin.tv to find out what mischief we are up to and ...
Earlier in the month, ROM Hacker Xvirus demonstrated the potential for a fan translation patch for the sequel to Retro Game Challenge, long ago doomed never to escape Japan. While the patch was technically possible with Xviru...
The main thrust of this news article is that developer-localizer Carpe Fulgur has released a demo for its first project, Recettear: An Item Shop's Tale. To understand why that's kind of interesting and cool, though, you'll n...
There is a lot of finicky business in bringing Japanese games to the Western market. Between localizing, formatting, and marketing, an especially niche title may very well just wallow out here. Which is a shame when we are mi...
Massive Japanese videogame magazine Famitsu has put out a list of the best selling videogames released in Japan between 1996 and 2010, that also managed to to achieve a Gold Star ranking via their review system... EVER! Why a...
Zelda fans it's time to put down Spirit Tracks for a couple of seconds and get some reading done. The manga based on The Legend of Zelda: The Phantom Hourglass has finally been fully translated and can be read at your leisure...
Want to see No More Heroes on the 360 or the PS3 someday? I wouldn't blame you if you had your hopes up. Suda 51 (the game's creator) has said many times that he'd like to bring the series to one or more of the HD consoles. O...
Today is Hideo Kojima's birthday. To celebrate, the long-awaited fan translation patch for Policenauts has been released. Though repeatedly re-released in Japan for PC, 3D0, PlayStation and Sega Saturn, the game has never ven...
The Culdcept series rules. If you like board games, card games and screwing over your friends, there are few games which can compare. But, apart from a PS2 release and Culdcept Saga for the Xbox 360, predominately English-spe...
 Not watching the Super Bowl right now? Well, then there is a decent chance you may be an Animal Crossing fan. There are a lot of you out there, if recent activity on the c-blogs is any indication. So instead of watching...
Any good RPG enthusiast knows the moment you utter the words Chrono Trigger, you are speaking of legend. Back in the days when Square didn't make six sequels to every game, this epic adventure engaged many a gamer with its un...
Destructoid is no stranger to the myriad Mother 3 translation dramabombs that have dropped since the game's original Japanese (and nowhere else) release of the game, mostly due to my corrupt influence. But now we've g...
You simply cannot call yourself an FPS aficionado unless you have played one of the many Serious Sam games. The series is best known for its inventive weapons and nonstop action. The only problem? The game becomes extremely r...
Everybody's "favorite" bra buster, Lara Croft, is raiding her way to the Nintendo Wii, according to NGCFrance. Very little information on the Wii version of Tomb Raider 10th Anniversary Edition is currently avai...
Thanks to awesome Dtoid reader, yaesir (the niftiest Portuguese speaker, well, ever), the article posted earlier (containing first pics of the NiGHTS sequel) has been translated.Most of the story...
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Remember when Aaron so somberly wept over the last shreds of hope regarding a proper translation for Mother 3? As it turns out, he wept a bit prematurely.HarassmentPanda (which, we're going to assume is not his Christia...