Review: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

It isn’t often that you see a comfortable, workmanlike series like Yakuza do a complete overhaul in game mechanics or engine. The last time a dramatic shift like this happened was after Yakuza 2 to the Japan-only Ryu Ga Gotoku: Kenzan...


Cute Helicopter Kirby toy back in stock at Japanese outlets

The very-cute and not-very-useful Kirby Hovering Helicopter is back in stock and available to pre-order at Japanese retail outlets. The dinky toy released last year and proceeded to sell out faster than the pink blob can gobble down enemies...

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Phantasy Star Online 2: Cloud will have a Link costume

Yesterday's Nintendo Direct was quite the show, but Japan got their own exclusive little announcements. While we were already aware of Phantasy Star Online 2 coming to the Switch, now Link is going to be available in the game. While this lo...


Neo Atlas 1469 sails West for Nintendo Switch next month

ArtDink, winners of the Chris Moyse award for Cutest Company Name, have announced that map-making adventure title Neo Atlas 1469 will arrive in the West the same day it launches in Japan for Nintendo Switch.The game sees players plot a cour...


Team Flowers blossom in muddled Splatfest results

The results are up for Splatoon 2's latest free-for-all. Players across Japan battled it out yesterday over deep topic "Hana yori Dango", or Flowers vs Dumplings, or Blossom vs Donuts, or Beauty vs Desire. Whichever way you wanna look at it...


Takayuki Yamada shapes up for Fist of the North Star in TV ad

PlayStation Japan's spokesdude Takayuki Yamada is back being a loon in another TV commercial. This time, Yamada-san is channeling his inner-Kenshiro in preparation for the release of Team Yakuza's Hokuto Ga Gotoku.I'm not gonna do the tired...


Japan getting Neptune as DLC character for Peach Beach Splash

Publisher Marvelous have announced that Hyperdimension Neptunia superstar Neptune is coming to the Japanese release of arena-shooter Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash next month.Nep-Nep is the latest in a selection of characters crossing ov...


Get your groove on with Hatsune Miku VR next month

Degica Games have announced that blue-haired anime superstar Hatsune Miku, will be dancing onto your VR headset in a about a fortnight's time, as Hatsune Miku VR launches on Vive and Oculus March 8.The rhythm-action game features the Vocalo...


(Update) Yakuza 6's Prologue demo is now available

[Update: Anyone looking for the Yakuza 6 demo and wondering why they can't find it can now rest easy. Sega delivered what they promised, but there was an exploit in that some users were given access to the full game instead of just a trial....


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