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Summer Lesson to get an English edition for Asia

Last year I mentioned that Summer Lesson, a Project Morpheus tech demo cooked up by Bandai Namco's Tekken team and later expanded to a full game, looked like everything I wanted out of VR. That hasn't changed, as even after a year it's...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go will get you booted from the Cambodian genocide museum

While a handful of dictators have killed or been otherwise responsible for the deaths of many more millions of people, the estimated two million deaths under Pol Pot's reign in Cambodia is extreme in context, given that that number represen...   read

 
 
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Arc System Works opens new office in South Korea

Arc System Works, the Yokohama-based studio best known for fighters like Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, is expanding its operations with a new "Asia Branch" located in Seoul, South Korea. The satellite office opened today and will be providing t...   read

 
 
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Jihad

Sony screws over man after deeming his first name offensive

Jihad Al Mofadda, a 26-year-old from Saudi Arabia, has played under the PlayStation Network handle "iJihad" for seven years. Earlier this month he was met with a sudden, permanent ban on his account, as Al Mofadda chronicles on Reddit. Al M...   read

 
 
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Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII may not be coming west, but it is getting an English release

[Update: It sounds like the game is also in development for Xbox One.] Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII has not been announced for a western release, but it sounds like you should be able to play the upcoming strategy game even if on...   read

 
 
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Titanfall

Nexon and EA partner up to bring Titanfall Online to Asia

Electronic Arts has teamed up with Nexon to bring a free-to-play version of Titanfall to Asia. Details are scant, but we do know it'll be available on PC and called, unsurprisingly, Titanfall Online. Talking to IGN, Nexon president and CEO ...   read

 
 
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PS Home closure

Sony to shutter PlayStation Home in Japan and Asia

PlayStation Home is being snuffed out in Japan and the rest of Asia next year. SCEJA will no longer sell virtual items for the service after September 24, and will close Home's doors for good in March 2015. Speaking with Game Informer, a Pl...   read

 
 
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CES expands to Asia with a new tradeshow in Shanghai

The Consumer Electronic Show is one of my favorite events. It was Destructoid's very first trade show, and we've been back every year we've been in business. While not necessarily a videogame trade show, it still brings us big gaming news. ...   read

 
 
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That pizza joint looking Mario 3DS XL gets a US region release

Before you get too excited, this Mario White 3DS XL is not being released in the U.S., but it is region coded for U.S. so feel free to import. Tiny Cartridge says that Southeast Asia is getting this release thanks to Maxsoft, the Nintendo d...   read

 
 
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PS4 Asia launch

PS4 dated, priced in Korea, Hong Kong -- all before Japan

The PS4 will be launching in South East Asia -- Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea -- on December 17. Meanwhile, Japan is still waiting until February 22, 2014. My guess is that, after the Vita's launch, Sony wanted ...   read

 
 


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Korean cyber attacks!

South Korea suspects North attacking it with free games

The South Korean National Police Agency is warning internet users of free game downloads that could potentially be developed by insidious North Koreans waging cyber wars. Arirang News reports. The police allege free game software developed ...   read

 
 
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Tokyo Game Show indie showing: A good start

The new indie section of Tokyo Game Show was a breath of fresh air. Literally! CESA opened up a new hall this year for the public days of the show, adding a fair bit more room for exhibits and attractions. Starting on the first public day, ...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft Singapore

Ubisoft's Southeast Asian outpost, Ubisoft Singapore

The sweltering, tropical city-state of Singapore is home to one of Ubisoft's branch studios, Ubisoft Singapore. This is the studio behind the naval combat segments of Assassin's Creed III, and those went over so well that they're now w...   read

 
 
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Xbox One coming to 'select markets' in Asia in 2014

WSJ reports that gamers in Asia won't see Xbox One until late in 2014. Alan Bowman, regional vice president of sales in Asia, said that the system will come to select markets: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, and South Korea. Notice tha...   read

 
 
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SmileGate developing Marvel MOBA for Asia

You're already dreaming up the possibilities, aren't you? A multiplayer online battle arena game centered around Marvel characters sounds too good to be true -- and perhaps it is -- but it's happening. Disney Interactive has tasked Korean d...   read

 
 
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Hong Kong: The city that defined console generations

With support from our partner, Intel, we're exploring how technology is evolving and improving the gaming experience. The company's goal is to develop tools that, in the right hands, allow us to play new and exciting games. Hong Kong is a p...   read

 
 
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Asia Game Show beats out TGS, gamescom in attendance

gamescom 2011 attendance: 275,000 Tokyo Game Show 2011 attendance: 222,668 (largest attendance on record!) Asia Game Show 2011 attendance: 472,000 Folks, we have a winner! The Asia Game Show, held in Hong Kong over Christmas, broke records,...   read

 
 
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