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Monster Hunter-alike Toukiden: Kiwami hits PS4, Vita in March

Toukiden: Kiwami is coming to Vita and PS4 on March 31 in North America. It will be available digitally and at retail.  Kiwami includes, "both the original Toukiden: The Age of Demons story and a brand new story of roughly t...   read

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Dumb: Skyward Sword DLC exclusive to Best Buy, Twilight Princess to Amazon

Hyrule Warriors' triforce of corporate garbage is complete. GameStop got the fan-favorite Ocarina garb, while pre-ordering from Amazon nets you Twilight Princess threads for Link and Zelda. Best Buy has Skyward Sword duds.&nb...   read

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Midna, Zelda in Hyrule
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Midna and Zelda are playable in Hyrule Warriors

Hyrule Warriors of course got some screen time during Nintendo's E3 digital event today, where the developers talked a bit more about what separates this game from their respective franchises. Midna and Zelda were both announced as playabl...   read

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Trapt joins PS2 Classics

Tecmo PS2 Classic Trapt coming to PSN next week

Trapt is coming to PlayStation Network next week, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. A spiritual successor to Tecmo's Deception series, the strategy action title initially released on PlayStation 2 back i...   read


New fighter joining Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate on consoles

Team NINJA's Yosuke Hayashi announced that there will be some updates coming to Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate soon. The arcade version will be receiving an update in late January, and it will include new costumes for the fighters. Then an update...   read

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Dead or Alive 5 is charging $25 for these new costumes

How does Tecmo Koei celebrate Halloween? Or really, any day of the week? With skimpy outfits! Skimpy outfits that they hope you'll pay $24.99 for. Yes, you read that right. 28 costumes for $25. The "special" pack released today for the Xbo...   read

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Impressions: Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

"If at first you don't succeed..." is an interesting business model, especially considering that Dead or Alive 5 wasn't really a "failure," per se. However, try, try again Team Ninja did, and we are now treated to a third version of this pa...   read

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Fatal Frame III

Fatal Frame III torments PlayStation Network this week

Fatal Frame III: The Tormented is coming to PlayStation Network this week. The spine-chilling third chapter in Tecmo's survival horror series is a mix of old and new, featuring the series' trademark Camera Obscura, some familiar faces, and ...   read

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Dynasty Warriors

Dynasty Warriors 8 launches alongside PS4 in Japan

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends will launch alongside the PlayStation 4 in Japan on February 22, 2014. The title is also coming to PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on November 8, 2013.   read

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Fatal Frame

Sony takes Fatal Frame 2 in for repairs this week on PSN

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is going in for repairs this week. The digital version of the survival horror classic has been plagued with a myriad of technical issues since its release on PlayStation Network earlier this year. The f...   read


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DOA 5 Ultimate

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is going free-to-play

Though it is a perfectly functional and fun fighting game, Dead or Alive 5 didn't exactly set the fighting game scene ablaze. It sold well enough at least, but Team Ninja plans to breathe new life into the game by making Dead or Alive 5: Ul...   read

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Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly floats to PSN this week

Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly is creeping its way onto PlayStation Network this week. Its arrival is hot on the heels of the original Fatal Frame, which only landed on Sony's online service a few short weeks ago.  Based on...   read

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Atelier Escha & Logy
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Atelier Escha & Logy opening movie is an acid trip

Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky is the latest entry in Gust's long-running role-playing franchise and is set to arrive exclusively for PlayStation 3 on June 27 in Japan. In the meantime Tecmo Koei has dropped the ...   read

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Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame creeping onto PlayStation Network this week

Prepare to wet your pants! Fatal Frame is coming to PlayStation Network. Announced during this week's PlayStation Blogcast, the first entry in Tecmo's unique survival horror series is set to arrive on Sony's online store this Tuesday. Fatal...   read


Tecmo Koei's TGS 2012 line-up is what you'd expect

No to say that's a bad thing! In fact, seeing Tecmo Koei's line-up for Tokyo Game Show 2012 reminded me that I never did get around to playing Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage, which I'm led to believe is a mistake. There's nothing wrong ...   read


Team Ninja: Ninja Gaiden 3 for the Wii U is 'hardcore'

Team Ninja's hype train has just left the station, as they are hard at work convincing us that Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge for the Wii U will actually be good this time."We left out some of the things the series was well-known for. We did ...   read

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Dead or Alive 5 has those jiggle physics you love, more

At E3 last week, there were a good amount of new fighting games. Conrad and I made our rounds to all the booths that had fighting games to show off, and Steven Hansen eventually joined us as well. Here we made our way to the Tecmo booth to...   read


E3: Ninja Gaiden 3 coming to Wii U, published by Nintendo

Among the list of upcoming titles for the new Wii U console shown at today's Nintendo E3 press conference was Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge. And, just below the title, the video lists Nintendo as the publisher. I don't really know what that ...   read

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The DTOID Show: Borderlands 2, Baldur's Gate, and BOOBS!

Happy Friday, everyone! Not only is today the sixth anniversary of this wacky and wonderful website we've all come to know and love, it's also the birthday of our great overlord Niero, to whom we paid tribute on today's live episode of The...   read

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Dead or Alive 5 trailer full of jiggle physics

It would appear that Dead or Alive 5 is coming along nicely. I mean, Team Ninja did get the most important feature of any DoA game in there already. You know, the jiggle physics. Ayane and Hitomi are here to show off the full force of the ...   read

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I wish I had made Katawa Crash

This post is already way too much about me and way too little about the story, so how about we take that narcissism as far as we can and see what happens? I'm sad. I can't get keyboard-controlled Flash games to work on my PC righ...   read


Another chance to get DoA Dimensions' SpotPass outfits

Grand news for everyone who recently picked up a 3DS: Tecmo Koei is going to cycle through the daily SpotPass outfits for Dead or Alive Dimensions again -- all 34 of them. Each morning at 10:00am, there will be a new costume to download for...   read


Ninja Gaiden III details emerge, suggest 'darker' Ryu

The 'latest' Playstation: The Official Magazine has project lead Yosuke Hayashi spilling some details on Ninja Gaiden III -- the first new Ninja Gaiden sans Itagaki. Supposedly, the focus will be on Ryu Hayabusa as a "dark Japanese hero" an...   read


Moved to FarmVille: Former Tecmo Koei boss at Zynga Japan

Wow, what a move. First you're at the house of boobs, ninjas and warriors, and then you move to a place where crops and farmer hats are the most popular things.  I'm sure former Tecmo Koei boss Kenji Matsubara got over the difference i...   read


Team Ninja takes a mild crap on Street Fighter IV 3D

It's been a while since I've seen an honest to goodness fighting game rivalry. There was the faux trash talk between the Tekken 6 and Street Fighter IV devs from late last year, but that was all just to promote Street Fighter X Tekken. I do...   read

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