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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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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 that's why staring at Tracer's legs makes me hungry

Tracer has been more or less the public face of Overwatch for a variety of reasons, including her personality, spiky hair, cool jacket and goggles, stereotypical accent, dual-wielding timegun powers, and the glowy thing on her harness....   read

 
 
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Sega

Sega is trying to find a way to bring Atlus games to Europe

If you haven't been following along, here's a recap. In the past, NIS has partnered up with Atlus (and by proxy, Sega) to bring Atlus games to Europe. For many years it was a fruitful partnership, but due to undisclosed reasons related to S...   read

 
 
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Idolmaster x Marvel
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See idol-on-idol violence in this Civil War x Idolmaster mashup

Putting anime in my superhero comics? It's old hat. But putting The [email protected] in my blockbuster Hollywood hero brawls? Now that's something I can get behind! From the galactic heroes at Bin1 Production comes a nice mashup of...   read

 
 
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Toukiden 2

Toukiden 2 has been delayed in Japan

Toukiden 2 was nearly ready to launch in Japan on June 30, but it looks like there's a little more work to be done. Koei Tecmo has delayed the game further into a new July 28 date, noting "quality" concerns. Given the west's insatiable need...   read

 
 
Kadokawa Games briefing photo
Kadokawa Games briefing

Dark Souls parent company holding media briefing before E3

E3 takes place June 14-16 in horrible LA, but E3 "press conferences" start as early as Sunday, June 12 for Bethesda, Electronic Arts, and, apparently, Kadokawa Games -- the company that owns Dark Souls developer From Software and has been r...   read

 
 
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Yo-Kai Watch 3
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See how the new battle system works in Yo-Kai Watch 3

Yo-Kai Watch is heading to 'Merica (thematically and literally, in-game, that is) in its third iteration, which will feature absurd caricatures from the US like cowboy and food-based creatures (so good!). Also, Jibanyan, the adora...   read

 
 
Persona 5 trailer subs! photo
Persona 5 trailer subs!
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I translated the new Persona 5 trailer, so let's analyze it

Persona 5's a thing, eh? The game is set for a Japanese release this September, but at the moment, overseas fans are still left in the dark as to when localized versions of the latest in Atlus' hit series will make it to their shores. I can...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters XIV
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King of Fighters XIV's new trailer showcases Japan

King of Fighters XIV, which has seemingly bounced back into the good graces of fans as time went on, has a new trailer that showcases Kyo, Benimaru, and Daimon, which all hail from, and collectively make up, "Team Japan." If the roster leak...   read

 
 
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MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

Dungeon crawler MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death headed West

Compile Heart's girls-'n'-mechs dungeon-crawler Death Under the Labyrinth is coming to PlayStation Vita (and PS TV) in the West as MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death, Idea Factory International has announced. The localized version will launch in Nort...   read

 
 
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New Final Fantasy
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Square is bringing Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius west

[Update: Square Enix has confirmed on May 16 that it will bring Exvius west "this summer."] While Square might have skipped over western territories for the "too sexy" Mevius Final Fantasy, we are getting the smart phone Final Fantasy...   read

 
 
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Capcom

Capcom going 'all out' for next fiscal year, so probably expect lots of remakes

Roughly this same time last year Capcom made a vow to have remakes be a "key business activity," and for the most part they've stuck to that. The good news for them is that most of them have done well, and with their catalog of classics, th...   read

 
 
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Kirby

Kirby: Planet Robobot was the best selling game in Japan last week

While the rest of the world has to wait until mid-June to try Nintendo's new Kirby: Planet Robobot, Japan gets a significant head start. The pink fluffball's latest 3DS romp released in Japan on April 28, and it was the best selling ga...   read

 
 
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Japanese Arcades
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Hands-on: Summer Lesson meets Gundam in Argyle Shift

Here's another one from Japan that's sure to trigger otaku fantasies and male gaze frequencies. In Argyle Shift you pilot a flying mech, but half the time is spent with your eyes locked on your sexy coworker. It's built by the same team wh...   read

 
 
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Yomi wo Saku Hana
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'Yomi wo Saku Hana' is an Xbox One exclusive in Japan

Developer Experience is crafting a new Xbox One game in Japan -- Yomi wo Saku Hana. Not sold? How about hearing its translated name -- "The Flowers that Ruptured the Underworld." Pretty badass right? Anyway, this will be a departure fr...   read

 
 
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Yahtzee!
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I plead the 6th: Watch 25 minutes of Ace Attorney 6 gameplay

You've seen the animated opening, you've lamented that this game hitting Japan on June 9 don't mean shit for you, now watch 25 minutes of gameplay from Ace Attorney 6, a game which Capcom will definitely bring to Western 3DS players at some...   read

 
 
DOAX sales et al photo
DOAX sales et al

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 sold well outside Japan

Koei Tecmo has revealed sales numbers for its recent titles including Dead or Alive Xtreme 3. The saucy stew from which the latter was borne, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, tops the KT financial reports (translated by Gematsu) at 600,000 down...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker
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Even Babymetal is teaming up with Mario Maker

The metal idol group Babymetal is coming to Super Mario Maker as a character costume, which is something I should probably find strange, but don't -- not after the pigeon, Barbara the Bat, and Chitoge Kirisaki. Nintendo has gone to unexpec...   read

 
 
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hlarge4

Well that bitching over Hyper Light Drifter was apparently my 200th There is a Its 2 of Im celebrating with cranberry moonshine and

 
hlarge4

On a side note, this might be the least interest fall/winter line up Ive seen in a long Anyone feverishly excited for something? Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4 for and thats a year Whats got you kids hyped?

 
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I done messed I had a chance to buy Hyper Light Drifter for But I missed it, and now Im broke for an indeterminate amount of Sucks, it was in my top 3 most anticipated this 1 being The Witness and 3 being Dark Souls

 
StriderHoang

Shout outs to Hypno Coffin and Malthor for helping me through an entire hunter rank tier!

 
Chris Bradshaw

Nintendo can potentially change the landscape of gaming but it wont work if the system looks silly in FACTS!

 
long john

Man Im playing RE5 and while it is fun and everything, the camera is TOO DAMN CLOSE, Chris occupies half of the screen , and fuck, when I can see where Im going Shiva is in the its a great game, fun

 
Kaleido Ruby

I, too, enjoy eating a bed full of nails for

 
Mike Wallace

Playing Skyrim on my new PC, and while the graphics are only on High, its great to see it running so

 
Parismio

Gotta say, the Leather Armour set is my favorite MH starting armour of the Love how the yellow just pops, plus goggles always make you look

 
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When the World gets too serious and boring Muppets + Hip Hop mash-up videos make things fun

 

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