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'Commu mode' revealed for Persona Dancing Night games

Atlus have revealed a new mode that will be coming to funk-em-up titles Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night. The "Commu" mode will allow players to interact with their favourite characters to complete "mini-event...


BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle producer addresses DLC pricing

Speaking in an interview with Japanese publication Dengeki PlayStation, Producer Toshimichi Mori had various things to say about Arc System Works' upcoming crossover fighter BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, particularly pertaining to the game's ...


Expect guest characters and creator mode in Soulcalibur VI

Japan's Famitsu held an interview with the producers of Soulcalibur VI this week, asking them a variety of questions about the recently-announced fighter and what fans can expect to to see when it hits in 2018.After translation, courtesy of...


Monster Hunter: World will get new monsters after release

Speaking to Famitsu, Ryozo Tsujimoto, producer of Capcom's upcoming Monster Hunter: World, confirmed that there are plans to add more monsters to the in-game world, post-release.Although he originally touched upon the possibility of these f...


Famitsu publishes Valkyria Chronicles 4 info and screens

The latest issue of Japanese publication Famitsu features a wealth of art, screenshots and info on upcoming strategy sequel Valkyria Chronicles 4, which surprised fans with its sudden announcement earlier this week.Very minor spoilers ahead...

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Takeshi's Challenge is getting a smartphone port in Japan

One of the most famously awful games ever made is Takeshi's Challenge on the Famicom. You can find many chronicles of people attempting to beat the game and getting horribly frustrated. The development cycle of the game, which was based on ...


Splatoon 2 is killin' it in Japanese sales figures

Japanese magazine Famitsu has shared some sales figures for Nintendo paint-em-up Splatoon 2, and it has been a great debut week for the colour-drenched sequel.Within just the first three days of release, the game shifted 670,955 units in Ja...

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Here is a look at Marth and Chrom in Fire Emblem Warriors

While the initial reveal for Fire Emblem Warriors was hardly even a real preview, Famitsu was lucky enough to get more information about the game and its roster just yesterday. Along with confirming the dual protagonists, it looks like Warr...

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Phil Spencer chimes in on why Xbox doesn't sell in Japan

You know how Japanese games have 'O' and 'X' swapped on PlayStation? For those not already aware, in Japan 'O' is the universal symbol of "correct" or "affirmative" whereas 'X' is the opposite, conveying a sense of "wrong" or "negative." Co...

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This Gravity Rush 2 footage looks utterly gorgeous

It would not be hyperbolic to say that Gravity Rush 2 is my most anticipated game of 2016. Despite all of its flaws, I adore the first game in the franchise, and I genuinely hope that the sequel can improve and expand upon it in a mean...


Damn, this Gravity Rush 2 gameplay footage looks great

Gravity Rush is, unquestionably, one of my favourite video games. Utilising the game’s gravity shifting mechanics to explore the world and collect hidden gems was an absolute delight. Not only that, but the soundtrack was excellent an...

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Suda51 is writing Killer7 stories

Grasshopper CEO Suda51 is finally getting to stretch his creative muscles again after a string of games from the company that he was much less personally involved in. Over at Famitsu, the auteur is penning Killer7 stories confusingly called...

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2015 was the Japanese games industry's worst year on record

According to Famitsu’s annual report (via VG24/7), the Japanese games industry was worth ¥321 billion - that’s a 13 percent drop from the previous year. Although these figures do not take into account digital sales (which, l...

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Danganronpa 3 is an anime, new Danganronpa game also coming

Two new Danganronpa projects have just been announced and I have no idea how I feel about either of them. For one, Danganronpa 3 is actually not a video game. It's an anime, subtitled The End of Hope's Peak, and will hypotheticall...

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Ace Attorney 6 just got announced in Famitsu

[Update: Capcom has also confirmed the game is "in development for the west."] The newest issue of Famitsu has revealed the existence of Ace Attorney 6, the newest main line entry in the Ace Attorney series. According to translations p...

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Fire Emblem If changes up series-staple weapon triangle

The lack of weapon degradation isn't the only difference to the upcoming Fire Emblem If's combat. The swords-beat-axes-beat-lances-beat-swords triangle is changing, too, Famitsu reports (picked up by Hachima Kikou and translated by Gematsu)...

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Deep Down isn't the only PS4 game Capcom is working on

Capcom producer Jun Takeuchi (Resident Evil 5, Lost Planet) told Famitsu in an interview (via Game Johou) that the game he is currently producing is for the PlayStation 4 (and not Deep Down, which we've been assured will still come out...


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