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Toukiden 2
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Watch the whole Toukiden 2 Studio 4C animation here

You too can relive the experience of getting completely owned by enemies and having another higher level player jump in and save you by watching the Toukiden 2 original animation. Done by Studio 4C, it manages to capture the feel of th...   read

 
 
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Kirby Cafe

A Kirby Cafe is coming to Japan next month

Cafes that take after video game IPs aren't anything new in Japan, and next month, a Kirby establishment will open for business for a limited time. Not much info is known yet, but you can probably bet that with such a strong empha...   read

 
 
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Nintendo showcases the indies that will be at BitSummit this weekend

Oh hey BitSummit is happening again! On its fourth go-around the event will take place at the Miyako Messe on July 9-10, and will feature a number of indie developers. As previously announced the new Back in 1995 port will be present, ...   read

 
 
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ARC SYSTEM WORKS

Arc System Works opens new office in South Korea

Arc System Works, the Yokohama-based studio best known for fighters like Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, is expanding its operations with a new "Asia Branch" located in Seoul, South Korea. The satellite office opened today and will be providing t...   read

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted

Bloggers Wanted: Turning Japanese

Empires rise and fall, but over the past weeks it has become clear that right now Japan is once again king of the video game hill. From Resident Evil 7 invoking Japanese psychological horror to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild takin...   read

 
 
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The mustache behind Link's cheerleader outfit

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes has costume-based mustache special abilities, including a Cheer Outfit that puts Link in a crop top with pink pom poms. The idea started as a mustache callback to idol culture (Tokyo Mirage Sessions say...   read

 
 
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Gal Gun: Double Peace's English trailer makes no attempt to hide what it is

It goes without saying that the following trailer is NSFW. I mean, it's obvious to most of you out there. The rest of you will probably ignore this warning, watch it at work, and freak out your co-workers. That'll happen when you watch a vi...   read

 
 
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Zero Escape

How do you feel about the Zero Escape series?

Now that it has three games under its belt (999, Virtue's Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma), the Zero Escape series is kind of a big deal at this point. Okay, maybe it isn't selling gangbusters on say, Layton-levels, but after nearly sev...   read

 
 
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This Tales of Berseria clip should tell you everything you need to know

While Zestiria was a good old fashioned Tales game, I think Berseria looks a bit flashier -- a little more interesting overall. And this overview trailer from Japan really helps its case, showing off the unique cast, flavorfu...   read

 
 
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Neo Atlas 1469

Hey, look, a Vita game got announced!

Sony's E3 stage show was great, but if you foolishly expected any Vita love, I have bad news for you: the handheld might as well not exist, as far as Sony's is concerned. In America, at least. In Japan, Artdink just announced Neo Atlas 1469...   read

 
 
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Berserk Musou

Berserk Warriors release date confirmed, first screens

Berserk Warriors (Berserk Musou) from Koei Tecmo is coming sooner than we thought. This scan confirms a September 21 release date for Japan, on the previously announced PS3, PS4, and Vita platforms. There is no word on a localization, ...   read

 
 
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Level-5

Expect some Level-5 announcements at the Vision event on July 27

Level 5 is a damn good company, and they have quite a few things in the pipeline. In addition to building their Yo-Kai Watch empire, they also have Fantasy Life 2, Snack World, and Ni No Kuni 2 to work on. We'll probably end up getting more...   read

 
 
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Suda talks about Akira influence for Let it Die, shares more info on the game

Goichi Suda (51) stopped by the PlayStation E3 set yesterday to chat about his upcoming Let it Die, and revealed more information about the game than he's ever had in the past. In regards to the story -- in 2027, "something happens" an...   read

 
 
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Persona 5
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Persona 5 won't have dual audio in the west, just English

Now that Persona 5 is front and center at E3 and not behind closed doors in Japan, we're starting to get more information on the localization. Some of you may want to sit down first. Ready? Persona 5 won't have dual audio! Just En...   read

 
 
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Here's a roundup of everything Kadokawa Games announced at E3

Kadokawa has been around a long time (1945), and has published a number of properties, including the Cowboy Bebop manga (among many others), as well as games like Lollipop Chainsaw (in Japan). It also owns several studios, like Souls c...   read

 
 
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Spike Chunsoft

A PC release for 999 is being teased by Spike Chunsoft

Spike Chunsoft is going pretty wild when it comes to PC releases. Following Danganronpa 1 and 2, as well as an upcoming port of Zero Time Dilemma, it looks like 999 is in the cards. With the simple tweet of "A familiar ship heads ...   read

 
 
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Yo-Kai Watch 3

Mulder and Scully are straight-up in Yo-Kai Watch 3

It looks like Level-5 had a lot of fun creating Yo-Kai Watch 3, which takes place in both Japan and the US. That includes the blatant X-Files reference in the form of the "Y-File" investigators Marder and Kakurii, which looks to be a full, ...   read

 
 
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(Update) Finally! Final Fantasy XII is getting remastered

[Update: A Square Enix producer has confirmed a North American and European 2017 release over at the PlayStation Blog. Don't hold your breath for the Vita. You can also toggle between the original and re-recorded soundtrack at any time.] S...   read

 
 
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Pokemon giveaway

There's a shiny Gardevoir distribution event in Japan this month

Gardevoir, the patron-saint Pokémon of Destructoid, is getting its own distribution event for Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire later this month in Japan (with hopefully more regions to follow). Japanese retailers will hav...   read

 
 
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Suikoden Revival Movement

The Suikoden Revival Movement is likely fighting a losing battle with Konami

My God, Konami has a treasure trove of amazing classics. I'm sitting here thinking of some off the top of my head -- Silent Hill, Bucky O'Hare, Turtles in Time, Sunset Riders, and of course, Suikoden. But with their head in the pa...   read

 
 
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Nintendo NX reports

Nintendo reportedly delays NX production to add VR

Nintendo's next console, code named "NX," was meant to go into mass production in the middle of this year, which, incidentally, we are in. It's June! Holy shit! But this process has been delayed into "early 2017," according to Digitimes sou...   read

 
 
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Sonic

Tokyo is holding a party to celebrate Sonic's 25th Anniversary

If you happen to reside in Japan, Sega is holding a 25th Anniversary Sonic celebration on June 25 that you could feasibly get into. It'll be held at the Tokyo Joypolis, and will not take the place of the event that's already happening in Sa...   read

 
 
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Raiden V review
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Review: Raiden V

I wish shoot-'em-ups were as popular as other leading genres. 20 years ago you were hard-pressed to find a system that wasn't loaded up with them, and now, they're more fleeting fancies for esoteric collectors. And there really isn't a...   read

 
 
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Steins;Gate 0
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El Psy Kongroo: Steins;Gate sequel to get localized in 2016

You can stop rubbing your lucky metal Upas and chugging sacrificial Dr. Peppers, folks! It's happening! PQube has announced that Steins;Gate 0, the sequel to one of the better visual novels available in English, will be getting a localized ...   read

 
 
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TGS 2016

Japan looks to the VR future for Tokyo Game Show 2016

Continuing the tradition of colorful mechano-women drawn by Ippei Gyoubu, the main visual for the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2016 (the 20th year!) has been revealed. It comes along with the tag line "Press Start to Play the Future" and what l...   read

 
 
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So, Steam just queued up a 12GB patch for Dafuq? :p

 
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This Friday I decided to share a cat girl from my confusing puberty

 
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