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4:40 PM on 04.29.2011

Get your Mother 1+2 fan translation while it's hot

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...

Jordan Devore

6:00 PM on 03.15.2011

Live show: Sega plays Dreamcast Live on Mash Tactics

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 ...

Pico Mause

4:00 AM on 02.22.2011

Retro Game Challenge 2 fan translation moving forward

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...

Conrad Zimmerman

1:00 PM on 07.20.2010

Localized demo for item-shop RPG Recettear available now

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...

Joseph Leray

4:00 AM on 06.03.2010

MonkeyPaw Games to bring 'real Japanese games' to US

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...

Ben Perlee

8:20 AM on 03.22.2010

Famitsu ranks Japan's top selling games (that they like)

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...

Jonathan Holmes

12:00 PM on 12.26.2009

Fan translation of Phantom Hourglass manga is done

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...

Matthew Razak



Suda 51 un-clearly clarifies No More Heroes' future photo
Suda 51 un-clearly clarifies No More Heroes' future
by Jonathan Holmes

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. Or did he?

In the latest entry of 1up's Suda 51 week, the enigmatic punk programmer reveals that previous interviews concerning No More Heroes' HD future were mistranslated. From the interview-"What I wanted to say was, looking at the Wii, I think No More Heroes 2 will probably be the last iteration for this current platform. But there's probably going to be a "Wii 2" or other next-gen system from Nintendo at some point, so I was saying that I would want to do another game in the series on the next Nintendo platform." No mention of the 360 or the PS3 anywhere to be found, though a multi-platform release would likely make sense.

Suda also goes on the say that No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle ends Travis Touchdown's story for good, and if future NMH games are produced, they'll star someone else. Again, this totally contradicts info from prior Suda interviews, where the fickle gamesmith reported that he wants Travis to become a huge gaming star, to appear in multiple titles for years to come. 

So, what can we take away from all this? Just two things; game developers are totally unpredictable, and "fickle gamesmith" is the most awesome sounding thing you've read all day. 

[via 1up.com. Thanks to The Switcher!]

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11:40 AM on 08.24.2009

Policenauts fan translation finally released

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...

Conrad Zimmerman

8:00 PM on 07.02.2009

Fan translation of Culdcept DS rocks my world

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...

Conrad Zimmerman





8:31 PM on 02.03.2008

Animal Crossing anime hits Youtube

 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...

Jonathan Holmes

1:53 PM on 10.01.2007

Chrono Trigger: Now retranslated with six sets of subtitles!

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...

Colette Bennett

1:09 PM on 07.04.2007

Two teams make one in ongoing quest for a Mother 3 translation

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...

Aaron Linde

5:18 PM on 05.14.2007

Croteam working on Serious Sam 3, unnamed tactical-action shooter

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...

Jordan Devore

12:48 PM on 05.14.2007

Lara Croft celebrates an anniversa-Wii

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...

Jim Sterling

11:05 PM on 03.30.2007

New gameplay information for NiGHTS sequel (or why Portuguese people are great)

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...

Chad Concelmo