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Review: Xanadu Next

Ever since I started playing a couple of Nihon Falcom’s games last year, I became a huge fan of the studio in a matter of seconds. From the Ys series’ fast-paced combat to The Legend of Heroes titles’ world-building aspect...   read

 
 
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New Dynasty Warriors game is less bashing, more clicking

Dynasty Warriors has been going for about as long as Japan itself. You are basically an anime samurai superhero, running around slashing a bajillion dudes who stand around waiting to take it like the masochists they are. The latest ent...   read

 
 
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Holy shit, Japanese gamers really like old games

The Famicom Mini is exploding in Japan, topping the hardware charts at 261,381 units sold in its first week in Japan. That's nearly triple the amount of second place, PlayStation 4. PS4 Pro, released this past week, is included in the PS4's...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball Fusions will be fusing a little earlier than expected

Unlike most of the Frieza Saga, Dragon Ball Fusions will be hitting store shelves ahead of schedule. You won't have to wait a perpetual 30 minutes for this game to explode on your 3DS. There won't be any reused animation cels in this game. ...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata producer talks PS4 Pro support and possible Xbox One port

In an interview with Game Rant, the producer of NieR: Automata, Yosuke Saito, discussed how the upcoming title by Platinum Games would support Sony's new PlayStation 4 Pro console, as well as the possibility of an Xbox One port. Accord...   read

 
 
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New Compile Heart games coming west in 2017

With last month's release of Super Dimension Neptune vs Sega Hard Girls, the calendar of upcoming titles from developer Compile Heart was looking a bit barren. In fact, nothing had been announced for western shores past that game. Well, las...   read

 
 
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Why yes, there will be swimsuit DLC for Fate/Extella

Now that Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is out on store shelves in Japan, Marvelous - the developer of the Musou-like action game that's based on the Fate franchise - has announced the release schedule for several waves of DLC cost...   read

 
 
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Shoot anime girls in their underwear in Gun Gun Pixies

I recently moved back home with my parents and, for the last week and a half, have been making due without internet access in the house because they're old and live in the sticks. The only access I have is one spot outside of town where my ...   read

 
 
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Gravity Rush 2 is exactly as I'd expected, and that's a damn good thing

I would be lying if I said that Gravity Rush 2 wasn’t the first game I ran to the moment I got through the door on day one of PAX Australia. I know that Steven Hansen has already previewed it at E3, but considering that this has been ...   read

 
 
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Swery and Access Games are done

Director of cult hits Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die, Hidetaka Suehiro (better known by his nickname "Swery" or "Swery65") has officially announced his retirement from Access Games on Twitter. He has been taking a bre...   read

 
 
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Review: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball games have been a part of my entire life. I played classics such as the Super Butoden series on the SNES and more recent but classic titles like the Budokai series. Throughout the years I’ve also experienced terrible Drago...   read

 
 
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The worst video game translation job ever

Localization is an underappreciated aspect of game development. There is a lot that goes into localization such as redesigning cover-art, censoring parts of games for cultural sensitivity, and recording new voice-overs in the target languag...   read

 
 
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Steins;Gate 0 is coming to PS4 and Vita this November

It looks like Western fans of Steins;Gate - the well-regarded Visual Novel, anime and Dr. Pepper advert - won't have to wait much longer in order to get their hands on its sequel. PQube Games have announced that Steins;G...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts 2.8 opening movie plays the nostalgia card and it totally works

"You're giving me too many things that aren't KH3" would've been the subheader if it didn't sound so critical. Sure, they keep re-releasing prior titles and even this new appetizer for Kingdom Hearts 3 is packed in with a movie based on the...   read

 
 
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Let's go go back to Go Go Nippon for more romance

Wait, the original Go Go Nippon came out in 2011? I thought it came out in 2014. Guess that explains why there's no article of this on Destructoid. Well, if you never played Go Go Nippon and have any interest in Japan or visual no...   read

 
 
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Looks like I'm importing this Yakuza 6 PS4

For Japanese gamers, Sony loves to brand its little black box with all manner of emblems. The most we get in the US is some lame-ass hard drive cover (though the Destiny console was white). I'm still envious of my friend's Phantom Pain PS4,...   read

 
 
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Mario! Pikachu! Fusion, ha!

What would happen if Mario and Pikachu did the fusion dance? No, this isn't some deviantart contest, but if it were Nintendo would claim all the entries considering it and the Pokémon Company have teamed up create an official mo...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse and 7th Dragon III Code: VFD finally have a European and Australian release date

It looks like Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse finally has a confirmed release date in both Europe and Australia. Deep Silver has announced via a trailer on its YouTube channel, which you can view below, that the Atlus-published role-...   read

 
 
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The Alliance Alive looks like a real game with its debut trailer

The other day, we told you about a new JRPG for the Nintendo 3DS called The Alliance Alive. Judging by your comments, most readers were none too impressed with the teaser footage that featured various blocky characters running through a big...   read

 
 
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The first (and best) Pokemon movie is coming back to theaters

Perhaps as a promotional stunt to create even more hype for Pokémon Sun and Moon releasing on November 18, The Pokémon Company has announced it will show the classic film, Pokémon: The First Movie for two days at s...   read

 
 
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Check out The Alliance Alive, a new JRPG for the 3DS

Do you remember The Legend of Legacy? Did you like it? Former Destructoid editor Kyle MacGregor wasn't too fond of it last year when he reviewed it, but he did see there was potential. Hopefully that potential will be realized in The Allian...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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Summer Lesson has an erotic copycat called VR Kanojo

You may have noticed I've written on a number of lewd games in recent memory, and what it may make people think of me and my taste in games is obvious. But what can you do when you focus on covering Japanese games? Not covering a bunch of e...   read

 
 
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Corpse Party arrives on 3DS later this month

Earlier this year, XSEED Games announced that it was bringing the horror game Corpse Party to the Nintendo 3DS sometime in Summer 2016. For one reason or another, it was unable to meet that release window. Thankfully, XSEED Games has a...   read

 
 
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The Touhou roguelike finally has a Western release date

Earlier this year, NIS America announced that that it was going to be bringing the Aqua Style-developed roguelike Touhou Genso Wanderer to Western territories sometime in early 2017. Today we finally have a little more specificity as t...   read

 
 
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