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Inafune's struggling studio Comcept acquired by Level-5

Inafune just got a life preserve. It's no secret that the once on-top Mega Man producer (and father of the character, not creator) has been struggling with the studio he founded in 2010, Comcept. Mighty No. 9 failed to meet basically anyone...


Ni No Kuni 2 release date is finally here

Lots of information has trickled out slowly over the last couple of years since Ni No Kuni II: The Revenant Kingdom was announced, but the last piece of the puzzle was an exact release date. Now we know that it will be out in time for ...


Level 5 is developing for Nintendo Switch

Level 5 CEO Akihiro Hino stated "although I can't reveal the content, we're making game(s) for [the Nintendo Switch]" in a Nikkei Trendy Interview. Japanese language does not differentiate nouns by plurality or singularity, so it's not clea...


(Update) Fret not, Layton is gone, but Lady Layton lives on

[Update: It's set for a worldwide release on July 20 as "Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and The Millionaire’s Conspiracy."] Level-5 hung up Layton's hat for a bit, but for a series that sold nearly 16 million copies over it...


Snack World begins its quest for domination in April

Level 5 is riding high with Yo-Kai Watch, at least in Japan, where it made a killing for them in the gaming, anime, and toy industry. They're hoping to repeat that success with Snack World, a TV show based on a game that hasn't come out yet...


Yo-Kai Watch 2 won't make it to Europe until April 7

Nintendo has left European Yo-Kai watch fans hanging with a late-as-heck release of Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls, and that wait will have to last a while longer yet. Both versions of the creature-collecting ...


Ni No Kuni II is coming to PC this year

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is still slated for a PS4 release sometime this year, but Bandai Namco has just announced that PC owners will be able to get in on the action as well. It wasn't stated that they would be guaranteed to arrive ...


Level-5 is holding a big sale on the 3DS eShop

Hey, remember the two "Guild" compilations that were released on the 3DS several years back? I do! I even have my own special folder for them. They were a great set of seven games that were originally released in Japan as two bundles, ...

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Yo-Kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki claymation ads are kawaii as hell

How could you possibly make Jibanyan cosplaying Indiana Jones even more cute? Make it into a clay animation (or claymation) of course. These short but sweet TV spots kind of make me wish the whole game was a 3D clay-animated adventure....


Yo-Kai Watch is getting a fourth movie in 2017

The US just recently aired the first Yo-Kai Watch film by way of Disney XD, but Level-5 is already planning a fourth movie! It's the IP that just won't stop in Japan, and although we don't exactly know what it entails, there will be an...


My God, Indiana Jones Jibanyan is amazing

While things looked bleak for Yo-Kai Watch localizations just over a year ago, we've since gotten two main entries in that period in the west. Level-5 is pushing it hard overseas, and even though it hasn't reached Japan's level of success, ...


Yo-Kai Watch 3 completes seance, getting third version

Yo-kai Watch 3 Sushi and Tenpura are officially getting a younger brother called Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki that'll release on December 17 in Japan to line up with the release of the third Yo-kai Watch movie. The first two versions ...


Review: Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls

Like Chris, I too fell in love with Yo-Kai Watch, though even before it launched here in America as I was playing an import copy before then.  While Chris seemed to enjoy the Bony Spirits a lot, I find myself torn about Flesh...


Review: Yo-Kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits

I completely fell in love with Yo-Kai Watch within days of the show's western launch. Level-5 has been welcome in my house since Dark Cloud back in 2000, but it has only honed its craft since then with the fantastic Ni no Kuni, Professor La...


Ni no Kuni II is going to be yuuuuuuge

It's been a long time since we last heard anything about Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Previously we found out beloved animation house Studio Ghibli will not be participating in this entry, however, a few Ghibli regulars are on board for...


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Tomb Raider"Not nearly enough rebar through the abdomen"


Jessica Jones (Season 2)"You thought it couldn't get darker?"


Yakuza 6: The Song of Life"The End of a Saga"


Warhammer: Vermintide 2"Bring on the ratmen"


Surviving Mars"Fourth Rock from the Sun"


Kirby Star Allies"HIIIIIIIIII"


Q.U.B.E. 2"Can confirm, it has a sphere or two"


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