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Love is over
Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a p... read feature

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Suddenly my prom date seems alright
If you’re anything like me, Valentine’s Day is a very special time of year. A time to be reminded that your crippling social anxieties and complete lack of desirable personality traits mean you’re likely to ... read feature

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HOJAEFJAAM: Atlus having an amazing summer sale on PSN


Jul 03
Summer is here and that probably means you're spending a lot of time inside nice air-conditioned buildings trying to get away from the scorching heat. Unfortunately AC is expensive, but the kind folks at Atlus are a... read
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Promoted blog: Honest endings for honest hearts


Apr 25
[Dtoid Community Blogger Stevil gets the "bad" ending in videogames AND in life. Do not date this man! Want to see your own words appear on the front page? Get writing! --Mr Andy Dixon] WARNING: Spoilers f... read
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Atlus earnings: Catherine sells nearly 500,000 worldwide


Oct 20
Atlus has revealed some figures in its earnings report, but it's in Japanese which is all bukkake to me. Luckily Andriasang has translated some key info. Catherine sold 260,000 units in Japan and 230,000 internationally, on X... read
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Catherine finally reaching Australian shores


Aug 18
Atlus' puzzle-horror adventure Catherine has had the most diverse reactions of a videogame in recent memory. Fortunately, now Australians can decide for themselves as the game has just been announced to be released later this... read
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Were there plans to bring Catherine to the PC?


Aug 07
The VG Resource did a little spelunking recently with an Xbox 360 copy of Catherine. By digging through the code, they were able to turn up a bunch of unused images from the game in addition to a user interface template sheet... read
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Catherine helps Mega64 win the ladies over


Aug 06
The latest offering from Mega64 actually has one of the most straightforward set-ups. There are no props. No cameos. No other starring members except Rocco. It turns out that the subject matter of Catherine is weird enough on its own to produce an incredibly awkward series of encounters with Rocco playing a disturbingly forlorn nerd Love is over before it even began. read
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Hey, Sheep: Catherine sells 200,000 copies in one week


Aug 04
We heard earlier that Catherine broke all sales records for Atlus USA, but now a new tweet from the company lets us know just how well they did. As you can see, 200,000 copies of Catherine sold in the first week! That's a lot... read
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Catherine breaks Atlus sales records


Aug 02
Catherine's still new but the action title has already become Atlus' biggest launch title ever. There's no solid sales numbers yet, but it's still safe to say that  in Atlus' 20 year history, no game has moved more copie... read
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Catherine gets a European publisher


Jul 22
While Atlus said this week that there are "no plans" to localize Catherine for Europe, Deep Silver has stepped up to say otherwise. The Dead Island publisher will be bringing everybody's favorite sex-themed puzzle-horror game to the PAL region. Yay! No word on when the game will arrive yet, but it's nice to know that it's coming. I mean, if you're into that sort of thing, you sorry little pervoid. read
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New Destructoid Episode: Mega Catherine Infestation!


Jul 20
Hey gang, another helping of cold-blood Destructoid Show street justice for you. First, Mega Man Legends 3 is cancelled, and Jonathan Holmes needs a hug. Some hoodlums were so mad, they vandalized the Wikipedias! But hey, on... read
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Meet Vincent Brooks. He's probably a lot like you. At 32 years of age, Vincent is unambitious and in a long-term relationship with the dependable but frustrated Katherine who has been dropping not-so-subtle hints about marria... read feature

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Catherine 'Love Is Over' deluxe unboxing video


Jul 18
We've ripped the wrapper off a brand new, early copy of the deluxe edition Catherine boxset. This "Love is Over" edition goes for about $79.99 and includes a copy of the game (both Xbox 360 and PS3 are available), a naught... read
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I beat the final, North American retail version of Catherine yesterday. I know I've previewed the Japanese release, and then later previewed code from E3 earlier this year, but this is the final preview coming from me ahead o... read feature

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Alarm bells for Catherine were set when nothing more than screenshots and promises were released, yet I ignored them because it looked so delightfully weird. When the gameplay was shown, I finally sensed concern, and suggeste... read feature

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Catherine demo out tomorrow, prepare the sausage-yogurt!


Jul 11
Don't have a Japanese account? Want to play Q*Bert With Tits? Well, tomorrow is the day you've been waiting for, as Atlus is popping a Catherine demo up on the PlayStation Network! If you've played the Japanese demo, this is ... read
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Catherine gets art book so you can do a dirty masturbate


Jul 08
Index Corporation and Dengeki are putting out a Catherine art book -- a smart move, since the game's art generates more discussion than anything involving actual gameplay. The book's called Catherine Visual & Scenari... read
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Catherine: Underwear check trailer, screens, demo date


Jul 05
*check* Oh, good. We're good. There's a couple of reasons why you'd have to check your boxers in the morning when you wake up. A particularly good dream? Or a terrifying nightmare? It could go either way for Vincent, the m... read
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Catherine difficulty set to match post-patch JP version


Jun 29
Are you worried that upcoming Atlus game Catherine is going to be hard? It is. Sorry 'bout that. But I can tell you that it's not going to be ball-bustingly hard like the original Japanese release was. Atlus confirms that the... read
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New Catherine trailer has me jealous, spinning


Jun 22
Two girls fighting over me: That's the dream. That'll never be because of my other dream: Lots of new Atlus games. Thankfully, my lonely gamer life will be filled with Atlus game Catherine when it's released on July 26th. ... read
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New Destructoid Episode: Duke Nukem, Catherine, and Wii U


Jun 15
Hey gang, long time no typing. In the wake of E3, I am suffering from what the experts are referring to as "nerd flu," but which is more likely a hybrid of the T-Virus, Captain Trips, and the Legacy Virus. In spite of Kinect... read
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I wrote up a full Catherine preview earlier this year after playing a good deal of the Japanese version. There's no point in doing that all again, right? If you did miss my preview, here's the bulletpoints from it: Catherine... read feature

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E3: Catherine wants you to commit to an English trailer


Jun 09
A new Catherine trailer now lets most of us understand what they are actually saying. It also ponders the eternal question of people who become adults before their boyfriends do: "Guys, y u no commit to relationships??" You d... read
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E3: E3 badge holders are Catherine/Skyward Sword-tastic!


Jun 05
Hamza Aziz and I just picked up our E3 media badges from the Los Angeles Convention Center and were pleasantly surprised to see two of our most anticipated games plastered on the badge holders. Every year, one game receives t... read
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ESRB: Catherine has topless demons, chainsaw babies


May 31
As always, the Entertainment Software Ratings Board has published its summary of an upcoming videogame and made it sound awesome in the process. Despite what some may think, Catherine isn't a massive sex-a-thon, so the rating... read
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Full Catherine website is live, lets you send texts


May 23
Just like in the game, the newly launched Catherine website lets you send text messages to Catherine. You'll have to send the right text to unlock goodies like hidden artwork and wallpapers. I went the flirty route, like I'd ... read
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More Catherine screenshots of the Stray Sheep Pub


May 17
Atlus has released a new batch of screenshots for Catherine focused on the Stray Sheep Pub, the bar where Vincent and his friends spend their evenings. As you can see, a couple of the shots give some gameplay information... read
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Catherine asks if you're committed in a new trailer


May 16
Here's a new trailer for Catherine, in which a bunch of geekatrons talk about getting married. Most of the video can be safely ignored, except for a bit near the end where we get to see some clips of the game with English voice acting. Yay! Game's out July 26. read
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New Catherine screenshots have me climbing up the walls


May 05
Get it? Climbing up the walls? Like the game?...no? Sorry. Forgive this stupid sheep. I'm just excited to know that Atlus' Catherine is coming this summer (July 26th!). I loved the Japanese version so much. Today Atlus sends ... read






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