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Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online to add Dyson Spheres, dinosaurs


Set phasers to OH CRAP DINOSAURS
Oct 17
I must confess: Star Trek: Voyager was my "gateway" Star Trek. So no matter how bad you tell me it was - or how bad I realize it was, the adventures of Captain Janeway and the crew of the Federation starship Voyager ... read
Veni, Vidi, Sustínui
Picture, in your mind's eye, a testudo. If you're up on your Roman history, you'll know that I'm referring to that ancient Roman formation in which soldiers tightly align their shields to protect themselves from every an... read feature

Analogue: A Hate Story

Analogue: A Hate Story coming to iOS, Japan


*Mute and *Hyun-ae await!
Sep 16
Visual novels are cool games, but if there's a pet peeve I've developed with the genre lately, it's that most of them are PC-based. Visual Novels, dating sims, and the like are the perfect type of game to play on mobile and t... read
Attack on Titan 3DS

Attack on Titan anime gets a proper 3DS game


Wir sind die Jäger!
Aug 07
If you're into watching anime, you may know that Attack on Titan is the new hotness this season. The story of a bunch of angry kids chopping up funny-faced giants while using weird Spider-Man grappling hooks has captured... read
Ace Combat Infinity

Ace Combat Infinity teaser looks like proper Ace Combat


Things look Strangereal up here
Aug 02
Namco Bandai's just dropped a new teaser for Ace Combat Infinity, and I'll be damned if what's shown doesn't look like proper Ace Combat. Let's go down the checklist of "Ace Combat-y Things", shall we? Vaguely awkward-soundi... read
Naruto Storm 3 PC ver.

PC Ninja Race: Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 getting port


DLC to enhance console toy versions
Jul 05
It's a good day for Naruto fans, fans of PC fighting games, and fans of "enhanced edition" rereleases. Namco Bandai has just announced that its Ultimate Ninja Storm series will be making a PC platform deb... read
STO Summer Event

Star Trek Online debuts new summer event on Risa


Beach vacations, jetpacks, and space Tikis, oh my!
Jun 26
Summer is here (for folks in temperate regions anyway), and even in the far future of the 25th century, that's time to party. At least, that's the kind of future Star Trek Online will be debuting, with the free-to-p... read
Minecraft Xbox One

Xbox One getting Minecraft: Xbox One Edition


Looks pretty much the same
Jun 10
It looks like Minecraft may be on the road to becoming the next Fruit Ninja or Angry Birds when it comes to getting on multiple platforms, because Microsoft has just announced Minecraft: Xbox One Edition, ... read
JoJo ASB trailer

JoJo All Star Battle is the most fabulous game not at E3


Voguing as manly combat
Jun 10
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle is heading to the PS3, one of the "old" consoles. But I'd bet good money that even after E3 is over, after Microsoft and Sony have blown their game loads all over the internet, ... read
Womulans!

Star Trek Online adds a new preorder ship, goofy clothes


Spiffy combining Warbirds and head-cases
May 16
Star Trek Online is less than a week out from its latest big free content update, Legacy of Romulus, which, as may be expected, will introduce the playable Romulan Republic faction and a new line of Romulan Warbirds... read
Womulans!

Star Trek Online decloaks Legacy Packs for its expansion


Now you too can 'buy' Star Trek Online's free expansion
Apr 18
We're just about a month out until Star Trek Online gets a bunch of funny-foreheaded Vulcans stuffed into it for its Legacy of Romulus expansion, which is set to debut a whole new faction to step into the 25th century. ... read
Real Ultimate Power
As with its brethren in the Ultimate Ninja Storm series, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3's approach to depicting super-powered ninja action is best described as a bit "Hollywood," with all pros and cons that such a d... read feature

Womulans!

Star Trek Online introduces Romulans in its May expansion


A third faction warps in
Mar 21
Big news for Star Trek fans of the MMO-playing persuasion, as Cryptic have decloaked the next big update to Star Trek Online. Titled "Legacy of Romulus", it's pretty much the largest single expansion since the game went Free... read
Mind 0

Acquire's next PS Vita title is called Mind 0


Are you alive?
Mar 20
When Acquire started teasing a new PS Vita game with satellite photos, Jonathan Holmes suspected they who made Way of the Samurai were making a sequel to PSN Centipede classic The Last Guy. I, on the other hand, fig... read
Hatsune Miku Project Diva

Sega takes to Facebook to ask you to support Miku for PS3


Shall social media be her savior?
Mar 07
If you're at all familiar with the Hatsune Miku phenomenon, you'll know that her Japanese creators and handlers have long been interested in marketing their virtual idol overseas, the better to let foreigners know of her crow... read
Hatsune Miku Project Diva

Hatsune Miku Project Diva F gets a last lengthy trailer


Note the upper-case
Mar 06
Folks who are fans of both Vocaloids and music games, but not fans of handheld games, have been pretty much out in the cold for the whole of the Hatsune Miku Project Diva series to date. After all, the ga... read
Vanguard Princess English

Get yourself some Vanguard Princess in English


After four long years
Mar 03
Looking for another 2D sprite-based fighter to get your fix, between now and whenever Lab Zero release their Skullgirls DLC? Why not try Vanguard Princess? EigoManga have released an English-localized ver... read
Devil Survivor 2 anime

Devil Survivor 2 anime looks sweet, has 2 new trailers


Find out more ahead of the debut
Feb 28
Devil Survivor is easily my favorite Shin Megami Tensei spin-off franchise outside Persona. The games so far have had great stories, a goodly amount of choice, and just the kind of tactical combat I like. But folks ... read
3rd-Party Logo Blast!

These are just some of the third-parties working with PS4


That's a lotta dudes
Feb 20
[Update: Full list of all known third-party companies supporting the PlayStation 4 have been added below.] Unless you're Nintendo, it's common knowledge that 3rd-party developers and publishers are the lifeblood of a console'... read
Everything Everywhere

PS4 has cloud-based backwards compatibility


PS1, PS2, PS3 games on PS4
Feb 20
Backwards compatibility of some kind has always been a feature of PlayStation platforms since the PS2. The PS2 could play PS1 games and for a solid chunk of time the PS3 could play both PS2 and PS1 games. The PS4 is set to ha... read
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

New JoJo All Star Battle trailer covers all JoJo's stars


Now with fighting on horseback!
Feb 18
If you weren't already sold on JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle, perhaps just under five minutes worth of spiffy new trailer will convince you, especially since this one reveals that the game will feature all o... read
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

JoJo's All Star Battle gets a release date, fab box art


And an equally fab limited edition box
Feb 17
Fans of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, CyberConnect2, or crazy 3D anime fighting games can all start marking their calendars now, because Namco Bandai has confirmed an August 29th release date for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Al... read
Keiji Inafune's Niece?!

Aksys localizing game where you are Keiji Inafune's niece


Game of the year!
Feb 16
I have to hand it to Aksys. They've been taking a lot of risks on titles which, even in today's tolerant environment, would still be considered niche-within-niche. Games like this one, Sweet Fuse: At Your Side (Bakudan Handan... read

Ghost in the Shell gets new anime movies, online game


Four prequels and a First-Person Shooter
Feb 12
Big news for fans of Ghost in the Shell! Barely hours ago a live event was held announcing a bevy of new projects related to the franchise, and Japanator's own Elliot Gay was there to catch new reveals like malware at a cybe... read

Star Trek Online teases stuff for May, probably Romulans


At least there's no suspense
Feb 02
Star Trek Online may have just barely begun celebrating its third birthday with free spaceships and fan-made trailers, but Cryptic aren't about to stop trying to give people reasons to check out their free-to-play Trek t... read

Star Trek Online celebrating 3rd birthday with free ship


Starships up the wazoo
Jan 31
Time really does fly (in space), seeing as Cryptic's Star Trek Online MMO celebrates its third anniversary starting tomorrow, January 31st. As is customary for the genre, they're holding a big ol' party to commemorate t... read

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 DLC proves monarchies rule


DLC fit for a king (of preorders)
Jan 28
This March 5th, Americans will be getting the totally bitchin'-looking Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 first, whereas the rest of the world gets theirs on March 8th. That's a clear advantage, one might say.... read
Enough to make you like KARA
Prior to playing DJMAX Technika Tune for this review, I could count the number of times I had listened to K-Pop music on one hand, one of those being PSY's "Gangnam Style." To some, that would make me only slightly ... read feature

Kamen Rider

Kamen Rider game trailer has gameplay, CG, Apollo Geist


Also a special edition
Jan 17
Just yesterday we brought you news of Kamen Rider: Battle Ride Wars, a soon-to-be-released PS3 game in the Dynasty Warriors mold. Turns out that that isn't entirely correct, as Namco Bandai's new trailer reveals the gam... read

Finally, a new Dynasty Warriors-style Kamen Rider game


Took 'em long enough
Jan 16
Well, it's about time! Toei's Kamen Rider was a Dynasty Warriors before Dynasty Warriors of a sort, defined as it was by a lone hero in a ridiculous costume effortlessly plowing through hordes of weak mini... read
Sexy times are in the cards
Seduce Me is only on our radar because it was developed by folks who worked on the Triple-A Killzone franchise, and later denied a place on Steam's Greenlight project. We likely wouldn't have noticed it, much l... read feature

Rumor: Namco Bandai may localize an Idolmaster game


Please please please please please please
Dec 06
Here's a sign of hope, non-Japanese Idolmaster fans! It seems that last week Namco Bandai registered trademarks in Europe for its Idolmaster series. The company registered two, actually, one for "The Idolmaste... read






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