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Warren Spector and I are totally best friends now

I failed to mention that, immediately following the Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion preview event last month, Warren Spector led all the journalists on a tour through Magic Kingdom. We went on the Magic Carpet, Haunted Mansion, and P...

 
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Club Nintendo in Japan gets slick golden Nunchuk

Nintendo has been doing pretty swell by all accounts as of late, notably in regards to the revamped Club Nintendo and the new games-for-coins program. Of course, the Japanese Club Nintendo will always be a leeeeeeetle bit ahead of our own. ...

 
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Friggin' Japan and its awesome Taito Station arcades!

Nerdcore artist Random is currently touring Japan and taking the time to enjoy the sights and sounds in between gigs. Naturally, he had to check out a Taito Station and share the experience with his fans. This is pure guerrilla filming, as...

 
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Rumor: Europe to receive The Last Story

While in Paris to attend a concert performed by Masashi Hamauzu, the current composer of the Final Fantasy series, Mistwalker president Hironobu "The Gooch" Sakaguchi mentioned that the Wii action RPG The Last Story would definitely arrive ...

 
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Pandora's Tower looks nice, Nintendo should LOCALIZE IT!

Pandora's Tower is yet another Japanese game that looks awesome, but has a questionable worldwide release status due to Nintendo's international dickitry. So, let's add this to The Last Story and Xenoblade as games that serve mostly to frus...

 
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Last Story too much effort for Nintendo to localize

Nintendo has further explained its decision to keep Mistwalker's The Last Story in Japan, claiming that it's "not viable" to bring the game overseas. The justification makes specific reference to Europe, where Nintendo doesn't feel it's wor...

 
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Japan gets an authentic Super Mario Collection guide book

God dammit, Japan. In conjunction with the release of Super Mario Collection (or All-Stars to us lesser beings) for the Wii, Nintendo is releasing a Japan-exclusive strategy guide for the game. What makes this one different than your typica...

 
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These Ni no Kuni commercials are a big tease

I hope you haven't forgotten about Ni no Kuni, the magical Level-5 RPG with animation handled by Studio Ghibli that has Colette all wet. If so, here's your reminder that the game will hit Japanese shelves this December and that we foolish ...

 
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E3 10: A closer look at the final retail Kinect unit

Tonight at a surreal event at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, Microsoft unveiled the final design of the product-formerly-known-as-Project-Natal, Kinect. What Microsoft ended up with is not all that different than what we had been seeing s...

 
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Muscle March coming this Monday for just five bucks

Did you know that the initial trailer for Muscle March was one of the most viewed video posts on Destructoid in 2009? It got nearly half a million hits last year. Not bad for a game we all thought would never leave Japan. In just a few day...

 
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People are saying that the guys at Rockstar NYC are jerks

People often hate their bosses. That's why I'm not particularly surprised to hear that the team at Rockstar San Diego (responsible for Midnight Club: Los Angeles) had a rough time under the rule of Rockstar NYC (Headquarters for Rockstar Ga...

 
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Watch a mad Christian evangelist rant about Pokemon

Remember that whole, "Pokemon is evil" fad that was popular among Christian extremists in the nineties? Ever seen a religious leader seriously ramble about the demonic influence of the Japanese game with a straight face? No? Well today is ...

 
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Square Enix hates the term 'Western games'

To us, the terms "Japanese" and "Western" when applied to videogames tend to be nothing more than quick indicators of a game's style. However, Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada has noted that the terms carry a very different meaning in Japan, wi...

 
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Things you cannot has: Jack Frost beer mug from Atlus

Further proving that Japan gets all the coolest sh*t, Atlus is now offering up this lovely beer mug, bearing the likeness of none other than one Jack Frost of Persona fame. The little guy needs something to do with his time when he's not ba...

 
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Ultimate JRPG fan service: New Cross Edge screens

You might remember me telling you almost a year ago that Compile Heart's all-star RPG, Cross Edge would be coming to the PlayStation Thr ... what do you mean you don't remember? I swear, you people don't listen to anything I say, do y ... w...

 
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South Korea's President wants to compete with Nintendo, gets rightly mocked

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has recently joined the ranks of Sony and Microsoft, regarding Nintendo with envious eyes and drawing his plans against the Wii. Jealous of Nintendo's success in his home country, Lee lamented South Kore...

 
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19-year-old gamer/entrepreneur raises $3 million in financing for his site

WeGame.com - Gaming Videos You may not have heard of WeGame, but when 19-year-old Jared Kim starts using the $3 million in financing he's raised for his newest venture, I'm sure you'll hear more soon.His new site, a "YouTube for gamers...

 
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Screw your journalism: Why games blogging is nothing to be ashamed of

When I first started my career as a writer, I had one goal -- to be a videogaming journalist. I wanted to review games, specifically, for some major Web site like IGN or GameSpot. I wanted to write for magazines like Edge or Games(tm). Neve...

 
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Jeff Minter is a whiny emo: Complains about Frogger outselling Space Giraffe

This is hilarious. Jeff Minter, old school cult developer who recently released the trippy, arty and not-very-good Space Giraffe for Xbox Live Arcade has thrown a bitchfit over the aforementioned game's lacklustre sales. Because the updated...

 
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The real reason the Dreamcast failed

Some of us are still scratching our heads, wondering why Sega's Dreamcast failed. We could talk about it all day, and I don't know the real reasons, but I'd like to blame the owner of the fine collection pictured here. My jealous energy has...

 
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Japan: No TV, let's play Wii

Japanese are ditching dramas and vetoing variety shows, leaving one remote on the coffee table in favor of another more entertaining one. We already knew that the Nintendo Wii prints money, but now it turns out that it has the power to stea...

 
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Sony wants to rumble, but so far it's a fumble

It's not exactly an insider's secret that the PlayStation 3's lack of rumble has something to do with past licensing issues between Sony and Immersion Corp. After a settlement was reached back in February, it was a no-brainer to...

 
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Calling All Cars has arrived; PS3 gamers rejoice

PlayStation 3 fans rejoice; the wait is over. Calling All Cars is upon us. In a recent press release, Sony confirmed that it will indeed be released this Thursday (which was a few hours ago). Read on, and release those pent up tears of jo...

 
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From Russia with love ... and confusion: Secret Agent Royal Jew?

As if it wasn't bad enough that we don't get all the cool Japanese games, there are now also Russian absurdities to kill puppies over. Secret Agent Royal Jew? How awesome does that sound! Even if the game was total crap, I'd lo...

 
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Japanese discount bin games

In the U.S., if you were to buy from an importer, store or online, you'd find that that import games are marked up a bit to cover the store's cost of importing and handling, although some good deals can be found. Normally, you'r...

 
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Where's our copy of Kingdom Hearts 2: Final Mix?

 Kingdom Hearts 2: Final Mix has all American Kingdom Hearts fans weeping in their pillows every night with its Japan only release.  Sure we all could have lived with the fact that the new edition of Kingdom Hearts 2 was released ...

 
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Acclaim: traditional game testing is dead

Nevermind robots and guys in third world countries stealing your game testing jobs -- the competition might soon include that snotty little 11 year old down the street. Acclaim's (lead guitarist?) David Perry is raising eyebrows with th...

 
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What? A Wii game you'll wanna play?

On the 22nd of this month, the lucky Japanese get their hands on Fire Emblem: Goddess of Dawn for the Wii, which is par for the course as Nintendo has been giving Japanese gamers all the love lately. If you weren't jealous enough ...

 

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