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Falcom's Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection slips to Fall 2017

As we enter a new season, I'm still rejoicing over the West getting blessed with five Falcom titles. During this great period, I was waiting for XSEED to spill the beans about Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection's release date. Lo and b...

 
 
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(Update) Final Fantasy IX arrives on PS4 today

[Update: Final Fantasy IX: Digital Edition is available now for PS4 on U.S and Euro PlayStation store, currently at a discounted rate. The Discount only applies to PS Plus members in Europe.]Final Fantasy IX, one of the more fan-divisive of...

 
 
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Kamen Rider City Wars gives off a Project X Zone vibe

Back when Bandai Namco announced Kamen Rider City Wars for the Android and iPhone, the trailer didn't reveal how it would play. Thankfully, their second video confirms that it's a mix between a strategy RPG and a beat 'em up. Aside from bat...

 
 
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Japan gets Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud on Nintendo Switch

I'm not really a Phantasy Star fan, good thing too, as I'd be permanently miserable about the lack of love shown in my region and elsewhere for the classic RPG series. The misery continues as Nintendo have announced Phantasy Star Online 2: ...

 
 
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That Kamen Rider fighting game is getting an English release

Kamen Rider games are hard to come by domestically (seeing as how there's basically no support for the niche fandom here), but if you're willing to import, Namco Bandai just might've greased the wheels on their upcoming Kamen Rider: Climax...

 
 
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Review: Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth

There’s really only one question that prospective players of Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth need to ask themselves as they consider whether or not to pick up the game, and that is: “Did I play and enjoy Utawarerumono: Mask of De...

 
 
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The Japanese Destiny 2 trailer really understands the game

In all my time playing the first Destiny, the one thing I took away from the game is that people love their dance emotes. The lore or gunplay or even level design doesn't matter; you just have to dance at every possible chance. If Destiny 2...

 
 
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Japan getting vinyl OSTs of NieR & NieR: Automata

Japan will see stunning vinyl releases for the soundtracks to Cavia's sombre action-RPG NieR and its PlatinumGames sequel NieR: Automata.Each game gets a double vinyl set. The NieR Automata set features 15 tracks, while the NieR (or NieR Ge...

 
 
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Review: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA

Have you ever heard of the name Adol Christin? If not, Adol just so happens to be the hero of the many Ys games since 1987 and he’s an adventurer who keeps finding himself in all sorts of adventures. For those who have no idea on how ...

 
 
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Review: Ys Seven (PC)

During 2015, I managed to start my relationship with the English Ys PC games. From there, I fell in love with Falcom's other works. With XSEED bringing Ys Seven to Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store, it felt like I would witness another ...

 
 
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Fate/Grand Order's next major update is due soon-ish

Anime streaming service Crunchyroll held its annual Crunchyroll Expo this year, and there was a fair bit of news released for otaku to chew on, particularly ones that are fans of Type-MOON and the Fate franchise. One such announcement ...

 
 
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Japan getting Medabots Classic collection for Nintendo 3DS

It has been announced in the latest issue of Famitsu magazine that the Nintendo 3DS will see a collection of the first five Medabots games, originally released for the Game Boy Color.While the story was light on details, it was confirmed th...

 
 
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Yakuza team making Fist of the North Star action game

During Sega's Yakuza series reveal event in Akihabara, on top of Yakuza: Kiwami 2 and a Yakuza MMO for mobile and PC, they topped it off with Hokuto Ga Gotoku (Hokuto No Ken is Fist of the North Star, Ryu Ga Gotoku is ...

 
 
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It seems a Yakuza Kiwami 2 is in the works

As noted on NeoGAF, the Taiwanese PSN store briefly showed a listing for Ryu Ga Gotoku Kiwami 2, otherwise known as the Yakuza series in the west. This leak also mentions that the game would be landing in Asia December of this year. It will...

 
 
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Tokyo Tattoo Girls leans in on Tokyo, Tattoos, and Girls

Tattoos are cool. I'm too indecisive to get one for myself, but they're fun to look at on other people, and that seems to be what NIS America are going for now that they're localizing Tokyo Tattoo Girls, a new PS Vita and PC game from devel...

 
 
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VA-11 Hall-A will be serving up for PS Vita in Japan

It has been announced by publishers Playism that the much beloved, story-driven indie hit VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender is getting a PS Vita port in Japan this November.For those less inclined, VA-11 Hall-A is a dialogue-driven experien...

 
 
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