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Shining Resonance Refrain releasing worldwide this summer

Last month we reported that the Australian Classification Board had given Shining Resonance Refrain a rating, which would indicate that the game would be releasing internationally. Today Sega has confirmed that it will indeed be releasing w...

 
 
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Dark Horse's Mario encyclopedia is coming West in October

After finding success with the Legend of Zelda series, Dark Horse decided to take a crack at the equally iconic Super Mario Bros. series in 2015 with the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. This previously Japanese exclusive book chronicled all...

 
 
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Yakuza 6 gets a delay into April

It is with a heavy heart that I have to type this next sentence, but I'm just going to have to bite the bullet. Yakuza 6 has been delayed in the West until April 17, 2018. While no reason was stated for the delay, Sega is assuring fans it w...

 
 
 
 
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Falcom's Zwei: The Arges Adventure soars to PC January 24

Well, people. It turns out that NIS America's PC port of Ys VIII isn't the only Nihon Falcom title launching in January since XSEED plans to release Zwei: The Arges Adventure on the 24th.  As we get to see more of the action ...

 
 
 
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Fans successfully translate 90s SNES title Super Famicom Wars

While many gamers are aware of Nintendo's Wars series through its handheld iterations, such as 2001's Advance Wars on the Game Boy Advance. Western audiences never really got a chance to check out the strategy series' earlier entries which ...

 
 
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Open-world adventure One Piece: World Seeker coming next year

Bandai Namco has put out the first batch of screenshots for One Piece: World Seeker, a new open-world action-adventure for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One due for release in 2018. This reveal falls on the lighter side, with few details othe...

 
 
 
 
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DJMAX Respect releases in the West early next year

Neowiz has locked down a Q1 2018 launch window for its Western release of DJMAX Respect. The PS4 rhythm game sports 147 tracks, local and online multiplayer, and it'll have "every single song from the series as DLC available after launch." ...

 
 
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Attack on Titan 2 is coming West next March

Koei Tecmo's sequel to its take on Attack on Titan will be coming West next year on March 20, 2018. The game will be heading to PS4, Xbox One, PC and even Switch! Koei Tecmo has shared a new trailer for the game, which looks pretty nifty.

 
 
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XSEED is localizing an adorable PC game from 2001

XSEED's mystery announcement may not have been related to The Legend of Heroes: Trails series, but that wasn't stopping me from considering the possibilities of an older Falcom title crossing the pond. Lo and behold, my intuition was correc...

 
 
 
 
 
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Mario Party arcade machine to be localised for the West

A prototype appearing this week at trade show IAAPA 2017, confirms that the Japanese arcade game Mario Party no Fushigi Wonderland is being localised for release in Western locations.The transition to English-speaking territories is the res...

 
 
 
 
 
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NIS America says it will fix Ys VIII's localization

Responding to outcry over the disappointing Western localization of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, NIS America has acknowledged that the work is substandard and promised a solution. The publisher intends to release a patch on PlayStation 4 an...

 
 
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Yes, the new Atelier game is coming west

The 17,497th Atelier game is the 17,496th to be localized. People keep buying these, so Koei Tecmo keeps bringing them over. After releasing in Japan this winter, Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Pai...

 
 
 




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