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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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Sega seems up for Yakuza and Persona on PC

Sega has made a lot of strides with porting over Japanese made games to PC. Just this year we've seen ports of Bayonetta and Vanquish, so it looks like the sky is the limit when it comes to series. In an interview with PC Gamer, John Clark ...

 
 
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Blue Reflection is coming west to PS4 and PC

Gust is officially bringing it's new RPG Blue Reflection to America and Europe this September on PlayStation 4 (including physical release) and Windows PC via Steam. While the game released on PS Vita in Japan, western Vita owners who ...

 
 
 
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Yomawari: Midnight Shadows coming west, on PC as well

Shin Yomawari is westward-bound with a new name, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. On top of PlayStation 4 and PS Vita releases, it will also hit PC this fall in North America and Europe. I wonder if the name "Midnight Shadows" is related to...

 
 
 
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That ridiculous Drive Girls game is headed to Europe

Who would have thought this silly game about anime girls who transform into sports cars and beat up robot bugs would come west? It is, to Europe at least. On May 26 Europeans and importers can pick up Drive Girls on May 26, 2017 either dig...

 
 
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Oh boy, Akiba's Beat's English dub is atrocious

Here I was starting to think people take game roles more seriously when this new Akiba's Beat story trailer came along and slapped me in the face. Its predecessor, Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed, also had a pathetic English dub, but si...

 
 
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Bandai Namco teases new game with beautiful trailer

Bandai Namco instructs audiences in North America, Europe, and Japan to "Prepare to Dine" on April 20, 2017. That is when it will be announcing a brand new game, which is teased in this artsy trailer. Teasing game announcements isn't new, ...

 
 
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Yakuza Kiwami finally gets an August release date

It was a long wait, but the care Sega put into this is not only worth the wait but worthy of commendation. Yakuza Kiwami will be in available on August 29, 2017 for PlayStation 4. It will be $29.99, £29.99, €34.99  in both ...

 
 
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Some fans are pissed about Persona 5's localization

Localizing a game is no easy task, especially a game like Persona 5. It's a good game, but also a huge one, and localizing it was apparently a mammoth undertaking for Atlus USA. With reportedly 50% more dialogue in its script compared ...

 
 




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