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XSEED is bringing Nitroplus Blasterz to PC this winter

Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel is a PlayStation exclusive no longer. XSEED is bringing the Examu-developed 2D fighter to Steam this winter, and that's sure to make some of you happy. In his review of the PS4 version, Kyle noted...   read

 
 
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Japan is getting its own retro Nintendo system with the Mini Famicom

The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition is sure to be one of the top gifts you'll find under Christmas trees this December. With 30 all-time classics built-in, pre-orders for the device have virtually sold out worldwide. When...   read

 
 
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Koei Tecmo's response to DOAX3 criticism? Rip their clothes off in free DLC

If you were hoping for Right to Censor to show up and put Team Ninja in a headlock, I'm sorry to say Team Ninja executed a perfect reversal-into-Stinkface. Free DLC swimsuits that you can download right now are a collaboration wit...   read

 
 
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Drive Girls looks pretty damn sweet in its first trailers

Earlier this month we told you about Drive Girls, the new PlayStation Vita action game starring a bunch of girls that can transform into cars. It was playable at TGS, but now the rest of the world is getting a good look at the game in actio...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 0 Business Edition pre-order is lackluster

Sega has announced a special pre-order deal for Yakuza 0 for North America. If you pre-order the "Business Edition" you get---business cards. A steel business card case with some business cards for Kiryu, as well as a hostess club card...   read

 
 
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse's localization slip-up makes for a good story

Tales from localization are some of the most entertaining around in this industry. Today's comes from Atlus in light of the recently-released Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse, and I like it for two reasons. One, it involves a slip-up. It's...   read

 
 
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Pokemon president talks about NX, Go

In news that should surprise no one, Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara confirmed in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that yes, there will be Pokémon games on the Nintendo NX. Without revealing any...   read

 
 
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School Girl Zombie Hunter has a dedicated 'remove clothes' button

OK so there is one last game from Tokyo Game Show I wanted to talk about. It's an odd one you may have heard of by now, and assuming you read the title to this article, you should have a good idea of what the game is about. Yep, in the rece...   read

 
 
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TGS 2017 dated, still growing year after year

Lest you think trade shows are becoming less relevant, TGS officials have provided attendance numbers this year, and they're very promising. In addition to growing year after year during each day of the show (there's two business/press days...   read

 
 
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Culture Brain, one of the best-named game publishers of all time, is changing its name

Donald Trump once said that his number-one person to speak to about foreign policy is himself, because he has a very good brain. He's a lot like Jennifer Coolidge's character from Best in Show in that way, trusting in messages from herself ...   read

 
 


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The delay train keeps on rolling, this time for Akiba's Beat

Akiba's Beat, the successor to Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed, which was actually the second game (the first never left Japan) has been delayed for North America to "Q1 2017." The Japanese version has been set to release in December, fo...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters producer: 'Arcades are dying down, so events like EVO Japan are great'

There was a massive presentation at TGS yesterday regarding fighting games, and Yasuyuki Oda (King of Fighters XIV producer) was in attendance. He dropped a ton of information on us, including news of a balance update, a larger ra...   read

 
 
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Kiryu is the best dad in Yakuza 6

Haruka has had her hands full in the years between Yakuza 5 and 6. According to a leak from Famitsu, it looks like Yakuza 6 will see Kiryu looking after Haruka's son. Before you ask, he is not the father...or maybe that is just what they wa...   read

 
 
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Valkyria: Azure Revolution gets a TGS trailer

Are you ready to not understand a Japanese game trailer and get hyped for a game that will never release in the West? Well, I guess that is too bad for you! Sega has uploaded the Tokyo Game Show story trailer for Valkyria: Azure Revolution ...   read

 
 
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Birthdays the Beginning is my kind of life sim

I can appreciate that this game, Birthdays the Beginning, won't be for everyone. But as someone totally enamored with ecological simulations in which you watch over living organisms with a careful eye and raise the ecosystem into something...   read

 
 
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Good god, that's the Vita's music!

If the Vita were a wrestler, it would be Mankind. More specifically, it would be Mankind in his infamous Hell in a Cell match with the Undertaker. It's a machine that Sony has proverbially thrown off the cage, chokeslammed through the roof,...   read

 
 
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Swery is now a certified Buddhist priest

Game developers say some crazy things. Some make promises they never intend to keep, like Molyneux's spectacular failure of a publicity stunt that spanned both Curiosity and Godus. Others just say crazy things they totally do intend to...   read

 
 
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Drive Girls, a transforming mecha car game, looks like my jam

A fighting game/driver hybrid with transforming car girls? Sign me up! Revealed today on the eve of TGS later this week, Drive Girls is an action game for the Vita that has both fighting and driving elements, as well as a light RPG and...   read

 
 
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Hunt some monsters on PS4 with Monster Hunter Frontier Z

The MMO variant of Monster Hunter is landing on PS4 in Japan in the near future (November 22nd, to be clear). Capcom released a trailer today that shows off some of the (slight) visual upgrades this new version will bring. Monster Hunt...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy Type-0's Ace joins Dissidia Final Fantasy

If and when Dissidia Final Fantasy gets a worldwide release on the PS4, it's going to be one hell of a game. The last time we talked about it, Kain Highwind was added to the cast. Today, a Final Fantasy spin-off is getting some representati...   read

 
 
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Japanese teens, um, rap about Miitomo

This is...something. Non-English rap has always rung weird to me. It's like that hit Italian song that's meant to sound like hit American music, but the singer is just stringing together nonsense sounds. There's something uncanny about it....   read

 
 
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Maid cafes CONFIRMED for Persona 5

One of my favorite things about playing RPGs set in Japan (before I was able to visit for myself last year for the first time!) is wandering the streets and learning new customs. The Yakuza series (minus the egregious cuts for 3) was r...   read

 
 
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Bandai Namco is hosting a limited-time Gundam VR experience in Japan

Japan loves VR, and you can't get more Japanese than VR Gundam. Naturally, Bandai Namco knows this, so they're introducing a mobile suit experience at the VR Zone location in Tokyo. It'll cost you 1,000 yen (roughly $10) for eight minutes, ...   read

 
 
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Rumor: I am Setsuna follow-up on the way

Square Enix has filed a trademark in Japan for what appears to be a follow-up to last month's I am Setsuna. According to a post on Gematsu, the game's title will be "Kimi to Kiri no Labyrinth," which roughly translates to "You and the Foggy...   read

 
 
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Catch up with Daisuke Ishiwatari, creator of Guilty Gear

Toco toco tv had a chance to interview Daisuke Ishiwatari, who most of you know as the creator of Guilty Gear. But if you've ever wondered why the series is so good, it's because he has such a big hand in it -- hell, he designed the ca...   read

 
 
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