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Liberation Maiden sequel

Report: Liberation Maiden to get sequel on PlayStation 3


We fight for our people!
Apr 17
// Kyle MacGregor
Liberation Maiden is getting a sequel! Well, sort of. It seems like Grasshopper Manufacture has decided to eschew Shoko's roots, following up last year's 3DS shooter with a visual novel for PlayStation 3. According to Si...
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Mind 0

Acquire's next PS Vita title is called Mind 0


Are you alive?
Mar 20
// Josh Tolentino
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...
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PlayStation 4 makes Suda 51 'horny'


Cloud gaming 'will become totally commonplace'
Mar 11
// Jim Sterling
Grasshopper Manufacture CEO Suda 51 is apparently more than a little excited for the PS4. In fact, the eccentric game designer claims to be horny for Sony's upcoming console. Let's hope it's not because he's had some thoughts...
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Sony: PS Vita sales a little behind, price was a hurdle


Will be 'actively on the offensive' with the system in 2013
Feb 20
// Jim Sterling
Following the PlayStation Vita's Japanese price cut, SCE Japan president Hiroshi Kawano has told Famitsu the handheld is performing a "little" less impressively than it expected. That's one brave way of putting it. "Certainly...
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EDF 2025

Earth Defense Force 2025 due in June 2013


EVERYONE GETS BEES!
Feb 14
// Conrad Zimmerman
The latest issue of Famitsu has some juicy details on the upcoming Earth Defense Force 2025, including a release window. In Japan, at the very least, bugs and buildings alike will see their downfall this June. Hopefully, thos...
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Famitsu poll: PS Vita is Japan's most desired console


People want, they just ain't buyin'
Jan 22
// Jim Sterling
According to a poll by videogame magazine Famitsu, Sony's ailing PlayStation Vita is the most desired console in Japan.  The survey found that 64% of respondents wanted a PlayStation Vita. The second most desired system ...
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Final Fantasy

'Amazing ATB' in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII


New battle system details from Famitsu
Dec 26
// Dale North
The latest issue of Famitsu [via Game Nyarth] reveals several new battle systems details in Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. There's not a solid name for the new battle system yet, so they're calling it "Amazing AT...
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Meet the Shin Megami Tensei IV protagonist, a samurai


Protagonist is a guy with pretty hair
Nov 15
// Dale North
Famitsu has the scoop on the main characters and setting of upcoming 3DS game Shin Megami Tensei IV. Forget the modern-day setting we've grown accustomed to. This new one takes place in the distant past, in 1492, in medeval-i...
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Vita Muramasa port will support new DLC


Sep 26
// Dale North
That Oboro Muramasa port announced last week for the PlayStation Vita at Tokyo Game Show isn't going to be a straight-across port. The early word is that this week's issue of Famitsu is set to reveal details on brand new down...
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Yakuza 5: Haruka's dance off battle system


Aug 22
// Dale North
If you've been following Yakuza 5 you'll know that series character Haruka is all grown up now. And what do grown up girls do as primary characters in a fighting game about Japan's crime underworld? They dance! Sega has revea...
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Atlus staff focused on Persona 5


Aug 08
// Dale North
BABY BABY BABY BABY BABY BABY BABY! Persona 5 is making progress says Team Persona producer Katsura Hashino. In this week's Famitsu he says that his staff is currently focused on the next numbered entry, and master artist Shi...
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Metal Gear Solid 4 to be patched with Trophy support soon


Jul 11
// Jim Sterling
Hideo Kojima has told Famitsu that the long-long-long-long-awaited Trophy support for Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is on the horizon. It only took twenty-five thousand years! A new budget version of the game is sc...
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Dead or Alive 5 new character: Canadian guy named Rig


Jun 27
// Dale North
Famitsu scans reveal a new Dead or Alive 5 character, and it seems he has a crap name. Right now details are limited, but according to scans found on CVG we do know he's Canadian, and that his name is Rig. Rig. Let that echo ...
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Vita game Soul Sacrifice teased in Famitsu ad


Apr 18
// Dale North
A six page ad in the upcoming issue of Famitsu teases a new PlayStation Vita game called Soul Sacrifice. Japanese site Sinob gets an early look at the magazine and says that the ad's only image shows four characters...
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Meet Labrys, Persona 4 Arena's new character


Feb 29
// Josh Tolentino
In case you were thinking that Persona 4 Arena's character selection might be a little thin, there's no need to worry, because a new challenger has appeared. Her name is Labrys, and her giant axe has jet engines on it. A...
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Persona 4 The Golden JP Famitsu pack comes with Vita case


Feb 23
// Dale North
Enterbrain and Atlus will combine forces in Japan to release a special Persona 4 The Golden bundle called Famitsu DX Pack. This pack will contain the game, six posters featuring P4 artwork, 10 post cards and a PS Vita case de...
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Atlus: 'Title you've been waiting for may be announced'


Dec 27
// Dale North
In a chat about the coming year, Atlus told Famitsu that "That title you’ve been waiting for may be announced," says Siliconera. What a terrible tease. Technically Persona 5 has been let out of the bag, so that wo...
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The estimates we gave this morning for the PlayStation Vita sell-through were about right. Enterbrain's numbers show that 321,407 Vita systems were sold the first launch week. Considering that the system launched on December ...

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Skyrim is the first Western game to get Famitsu's 40/40


Nov 29
// Jim Sterling
As if Skyrim's list of achievements needed to be longer, the latest Elder Scrolls has managed to accomplish something previously unseen in this industry -- it's the first Western game to score Famitsu's perfect 40/40 review s...
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Square Enix's Unreal project from Dragon Quest producer


Nov 29
// Dale North
The latest Famitsu reportedly reveals that Square Enix's Ryutaro Ichimura is heading up the company's first project that uses Epic's Unreal 3 Engine. Ichimura's last work was Dragon Quest IX, but he says that he has "gra...
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Famitsu: PS Vita memory cards are a 'requirement'


Oct 26
// Jim Sterling
When a company sells an optional add-on to a product, one usually assumes that it is just that -- optional. According to Famitsu, however, the PlayStation Vita's expensive memory cards aren't something you can just ignore, wi...
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Famitsu reveals two new 3DS games with odd names


Oct 19
// Dale North
Try these on for game names: "If I Were in a Sealed Room With a Girl" and "Code of Princess" I love how Japan can just throw together some English words and make us accept it as something that makes sense. Both of these title...
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The DTOID Show: A Kiss From The Nubs & New Vita Games


Sep 07
// Max Scoville
[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook....
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New Lumines and other games confirmed for PS Vita


Sep 07
// Jordan Devore
Following the info dump from Famitsu about the analog nub cradle for 3DS, the publication has listed more games coming to PlayStation Vita in Japan. With Tokyo Game Show less than two weeks away, we'll be hearing more about t...
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New Persona 4 The Golden Vita screens show new character


Aug 31
// Dale North
Around this time last night was the first we've ever heard of this game and now we've got the first batch of screenshots. Famitsu is all over Persona 4 The Golden, just as they were with all the other series games. Now they h...
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New Onechanbara coming to 360, stars vampire sisters


Aug 31
// Jim Sterling
D3 Publisher has a brand new Onechanbara game in the works, and it'll be ditching series heroine Aya for a pair of vampire sisters, Kagura and Saaya. I doubt many people will notice the difference, since anime children with m...
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And for Grasshopper's next act... Lollipop Chainsaw!


Jul 20
// Nick Chester
[Update: Famitsu has put some images of the game on its website, so head over there to check them out. I'm not changing my stupid mock-up header, because I worked so hard on it.] Grasshopper Manufacture would be hard pre...
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Your first look at Chemical Plant in Sonic Generations


Jul 14
// Jim Sterling
Famitsu has revealed two stages for the upcoming Sonic Generations -- Chemical Plant and Stardust Speedway. A bunch of rather dirty scans have hit the 'net as well, so check those out for your first glimpse. Looking forward t...
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Final Fantasy Versus XIII still not in full production


Jul 13
// Dale North
C'mon! Why tease us with games you've barely started working on yet? This whole time we've been hearing about Final Fantasy Versus XIII could be counted as one long tease if you consider that the team at Square Enix hasn't ev...
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Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD gameplay video


May 30
// Dale North
What to see what a PSP game blown up to HD on the PS3 looks like? Well, you're going to have to work for it. In a recent Famitsu Ustream broadcast you'll find footage of this first of what will hopefully be many PSP-to-PS3...

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