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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2's Switch port releases Fall 2017 in Japan, includes motion controls

Some new details have surfaced about the port of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 to the Switch. Along with the requisite motion controls (you can "perform" a kamehameha) comes ad-hoc co-op play for up to six players, single joy-con  1v1 multip...   read

 
 
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Sega promises 'more surprises than ever before' with its 'Amazing Sega' re-branding

Meet the new Sega, same as the old Sega. In an attempt to capitalize on a new wave of hype, the Japanese company intends to regularly release a new video series called "Amazing Sega," the first of which you can watch below, featuring Yakuza...   read

 
 
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Gundam Versus reveals 12 more Mobile Suits

Despite having just announced 11 Mobile Suits in this week's issue of Famitsu, Namco has no intention of slowing down the reveals for Gundam Versus this week.   read

 
 
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Europe is getting a Splatoon 2 Switch bundle and accessories

As mentioned in the UK version of today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms, several Splatoon-themed Nintendo Switch accessories and a system bundle are coming to Europe in the near future. While I already ended up nabbing a second P...   read

 
 
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Accel World VS Sword Art Online hits this July with DLC included, for a time

Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight is on schedule for western release this summer on July 7, 2017. If purchased "within a few weeks of launch," customers will be granted the Ordinal Scales and SAO Origins Pack D...   read

 
 
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Gundam Versus reveals 11 Mobile Suits, new online mode

It's been a busy week for Gundam Versus. After the debut of its first TV spot, this week's issue of Famitsu has revealed new information about the upcoming game.   read

 
 
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Bandai Namco announces Evangelion VR experience

Hot off the heels of the Gundam VR experience, Bandai Namco has announced an Evangelion VR attraction, titled Evangelion VR: The Soul's Seat. Debuting this summer at the VR Zone location in Tokyo, this looks to be a treat for Evangelion fan...   read

 
 
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Harvest Moon: Light of Hope gets announced, is heading to Switch, PC and PS4

Natsume has announced that the next Harvest Moon title will be named Light of Hope. In addition to the name, the company also stated PS4, Switch and PC as the platforms the game will end up on. This marks the first Harvest Moon game to get ...   read

 
 
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Review: Akiba's Beat

My honeymoon period for reviewing games just ended. After two short games, one great and the other average, I now know the horror of slogging through a soulless role-playing game. While constantly longing to play other games like Breath of ...   read

 
 
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Catching up with Doshin the Giant creator Kazutoshi Iida

This episode of toco toco has a similar appeal as the others we've covered on this site. It's a day in the life of a creator -- in this case Kazutoshi Iida, the designer of Aquanaut's Holiday, Tail of the Sun, and Doshin the Giant -- and it...   read

 
 
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First Japanese TV spot for Gundam Versus debuts, pre-order DLC appears

For Europe and North America, Gundam Versus will be coming out this fall. However, for Japan and Asia, the game launches much sooner, on July 6. Namco is slowly rolling out the marketing campaign, starting with a new TV spot for the game. ...   read

 
 
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NIS America boss: 'The Japanese video game market is getting smaller'

Disgaea 5 Complete only managed to sell 20,000 units in Japan on the Switch. Sure it's a new platform, but with so many other titles doing so well already, it's not a hopeful sight. It's a lot more hopeful in the west though, as develo...   read

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero was downloaded on Switch 80,000 times

Inti Creates announced that Math Blaster, Master Blaster, Blaster Master Zero was downloaded over 80,000 times worldwide on the Nintendo Switch alone. It was developed by only 35 people in six months and released just over a month...   read

 
 
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That collaboration between PaRappa and Gitaroo Man creators is real

Well! The rumors and leaked pictures are true, the creators of PaRappa the Rapper and Gitaroo Man are working on a project together, that's described as a "story-drive rhythm action adventure." Given the mashup, for weeks folks believed tha...   read

 
 
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KonoSuba visual novel game will make its explosive debut in Japan this September

It's been a good while since the second season of the anime KonoSuba ended, and we have yet to hear anything about a third installment getting green-lit. For now, the next best thing is that the show's visual novel game, KonoSuba: God's Ble...   read

 
 
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The first ever manga is now a video game

The Choju-jinbutsu-giga is an ancient set of picture scrolls drawn around the 12th or 13th century Japan, also known as the Kamakura period (when first Shogun took over the country). The images of frolicking animals are considered by schol...   read

 
 
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Yep, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is still king during Golden Week

Round two of Japan game sales this week, this time covering the actual Golden Week. So what did people buy? Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. A lot of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. No new games were released during the holidays, so people bought more Mario Kart....   read

 
 
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Kirby invades Japanese gachapon machines with awesome Planet Robobot toys

If you've ever been or want to visit Japan, like toys, and enjoy a little bit of that rush that comes with gambling, you should try out the gachapon machines. Though not exactly a secret anymore, it's fun putting in a couple dollars (that r...   read

 
 
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Yo-kai Watch boom is dying, total earnings down 80%

Looks like the Yo-kai Watch craze is fading away. In 2016's financial report, Bandai Namco listed earnings by IP. Gundam, Dragon Ball, and One Piece are as popular as ever, but Yo-kai Watch only pulled in just 10.4 billion ye...   read

 
 
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Laura Shigihara wants to make you cry with Rakuen

Generally speaking, hospitals are places that people want to avoid if they can. There's no denying the necessity of these buildings, but it's unsettling if you really stop and think about how much disease and death occurs inside them every ...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bursts on scene, surging Switch sales prior to big holiday

The sales number are in for Japan from April 24-30, 2017. Typically these release on Wednesday, but last week was Golden Week, a series of holidays smushed together. That big holiday is why these numbers are a little delayed (and also incid...   read

 
 
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After a bizarre history, finally we're getting a proper Castle of Shikigami localization

Alright kids, ready for a tale of weird localization? You already know that instead of the original Super Mario Bros. 2, we got a reskinned Yume Koujou: Doki Doki Panic, only getting the real game much later. Unlike Super Mario Bros. 2...   read

 
 
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(Update) The Caligula Effect delayed indefinitely in Europe

[Update: Atlus just sent us an update with the following statement: "We sent out an announcement yesterday about The Caligula Effect being delayed in the EU, but this is no longer the case. The game is out now digitally in Europe." Original...   read

 
 
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A fighting game tournament with two-second rounds? I'm in

Having been to arcades in Japan, it's incredible what you can find. Entire floors dedicated to preserving games from 30 years ago is just one wonder, but thriving fighting game competitions were another awesome sight to behold. Over in ...   read

 
 
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The Dragon Quest Summer Festival will kick off in August this year

Dragon Quest is having one of its biggest years in its 30 year history. Alongside of the July launch of Dragon Quest XI (in Japan), there's also a number of 30th anniversary celebrations on top of several recent re-releases. One such event ...   read

 
 


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