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Atlus' two new games have a name I can't pronounce

I've recently done the math and figured out that I'll be commuting to and from work for three hours a day. Including work and my lunch, that's approximately 12 hours a day that will be spent going to work, working, and coming home from work...   read

 
 
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New Nippon Ichi game traps people in theme park and subjugates them to death vote

Ever wanted to be live or be in a game world? You probably don't want to be in Nippon Ichi's newly announced PS4/PS Vita game Tsuiho Senkyo, which roughly translates as Exile Election. The "election" in the game occurs in a theme park ...   read

 
 
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Danganronpa V3 is heading to the West for PS4 and Vita

That dastardly Monokuma just can't leave enough alone. It looks like he'll be tormenting more super models in the upcoming Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony, which just got a confirmation for the West. The title features an all-new cast and s...   read

 
 
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Danganronpa 1*2 Reload will be coming to PS4 in March

Back in October, NIS America announced that it would be bringing the the PS4 ports of both Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and its sequel, Goodbye Despair, to the West sometime in early 2017. With 2017 inching ever closer, NIS Am...   read

 
 
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Review: Root Letter

At first, Root Letter (stylized as “√Letter”) appears to try to hook players with the thought of solving a crime. A murder mystery is afoot, and it’s up to me, the player, to solve it. But actually playing ...   read

 
 
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Review: Steins;Gate 0

When Steins;Gate 0 was first announced, I have to admit that I was a little hesitant. After all, the first Steins;Gate is undoubtedly one of the best visual novels to get an English localization. Not only that, but it did a g...   read

 
 
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A Zero Escape double pack is coming to Vita and PS4 early next year

[Update: Spike Chunsoft has announced that it will be coming to Steam as well.] Fans of the Zero Escape series have a lot to be happy about today; recently announced through the PlayStation Blog was Zero Escape: The Nonary Games, a two-pack...   read

 
 
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Steins;Gate 0 is coming to PS4 and Vita this November

It looks like Western fans of Steins;Gate - the well-regarded Visual Novel, anime and Dr. Pepper advert - won't have to wait much longer in order to get their hands on its sequel. PQube Games have announced that Steins;G...   read

 
 
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Let's go go back to Go Go Nippon for more romance

Wait, the original Go Go Nippon came out in 2011? I thought it came out in 2014. Guess that explains why there's no article of this on Destructoid. Well, if you never played Go Go Nippon and have any interest in Japan or visual no...   read

 
 
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Review: Chase: Cold Case Investigations ~Distant Memories~

When Cing closed its doors in 2010, it was pretty devastating. It was a great developer, using Nintendo's gimmicks without distracting the player from well-written, heartfelt stories. Its best work will always be the Kyle Hyde mysteries - H...   read

 
 


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Review: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs

It's only been a year or so since Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters first released, but now we've got Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs to deal with. Even taking into account the Japanese game industry's penchant...   read

 
 
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Danganronpa 1*2 Reload is heading West next year

Fans of visual novels and Japanese craziness will be happy to hear that Danganronpa 1*2 Reload will be heading to the West early next year. The compilation is a PS4 port of the first two Danganronpa games (Trigger Happy Havoc and Goodbye De...   read

 
 
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Phoenix Wright has to deal with time travel in new Ace Attorney 6 DLC

As if challenged to be even more crazy, the "Turnabout Time Traveler" case is now available from the in-game menu for Ace Attorney 6: Spirit of Justice. It's $5.99 / £5.39 / €5.99, which for Europeans and British people (which I ...   read

 
 
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Review: Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness

When it first debuted a few years ago, Psycho-Pass was well-regarded among anime fans and critics alike. The show's dense plotting, bleak setting, police-procedural chops, and cyberpunk flair called to mind landmark sci-fi anime l...   read

 
 
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Loverwatch is a (sex-free) Overwatch dating sim

While the internet is already home to more Overwatch porn than you can reasonably touch yourself to, some people might be looking for a more lasting affair. Enter Loverwatch, a free, fan dating sim made by a crew of professional developers ...   read

 
 
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Wow, the Phoenix Wright series is 15 years old? Okay

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice was just released internationally, a date that happens to sort of coincide with the 15th anniversary of the original game. If you're confused, it's because the first Wright game was actu...   read

 
 
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That Hotel Dusk spiritual successor is coming next month

The second week of October is going to be busy as hell. Over the course of those seven days, we'll be seeing Dragon Quest Builders, Gears of War 4, Criminal Girls 2, Disney Magical World 2, Shadow Warrior 2, Valkyrie Drive, Rise o...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper Manufacture is bringing The Silver Case to PC in October

The remaster of Grasshopper Manufacture's debut game, The Silver Case, is set for an October 7, 2016 launch on Steam, GOG.com, Playism, and the Humble Store. This represents our first chance to (officially) play an English-language version ...   read

 
 
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Have a look at the New Danganronpa V3 TGS trailer

During the PlayStation conference at the Tokyo Game Show, Spike Chunsoft unveiled a new trailer for New Danganronpa V3. The visual novel, which was developed alongside a currently-airing anime series that is also meant to continue the overa...   read

 
 
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Zero Time Dilemma watches are finally shipping to customers

Despite launching to some highly favourable reviews, the release of Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma was somewhat rocky. Issues such as a lack of advertised PS TV compatibility took over a week to be resolved in the U.S, and even longer in Eu...   read

 
 
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I played a game where you help a Donald Trump cat run for President

Right now in my Destructoid email, I have roughly 25,000 unread emails. It’s quite the eclectic collection of crap I’ll never read, from press releases in Japanese I don’t understand to the YouTubers who want us to know th...   read

 
 
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Steins;Gate 0 gets a sweet collector's edition

Well, this is somewhat unsurprising. After the release of the Steins;Gate: El Psy Kongroo Edition for the PlayStation 3 and Vita last year, I thought it was inevitable that the sequel to the well-regarded Visual Novel and Dr. Pepper advert ...   read

 
 
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Spice & Wolf creator's World End Economica announced for PS4, Vita

World End Economica, the visual novel trilogy from Spice & Wolf writer Isuna Hasekura, is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2017, the localization team at Sekai Project just announced. While Sekai Project and developer Spi...   read

 
 
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New Tokyo Twlight Ghost Hunters creeping west

Aksys Games plans to publish an new and improved extended cut of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, the localization group announced Sunday during a panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. This iteration, subtitled Daybreak Special Gigs World T...   read

 
 
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Hotel Dusk successor Chase is coming west on 3DS

Chase: Cold Case Investigations: Distant Memories is coming to the Nintendo 3DS eShop this autumn, localization group Aksys Games announced during a panel today at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. Developed by Hotel Dusk: Room 215 and Trace ...   read

 
 


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