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More fire in the belly with another Dragon's Dogma video

So I'm sure most of you by now will have heard of Capcom's upcoming Western/Eastern-Skyrim-Monster Hunter-Dark Souls-inspired-medieval-monster-slaying-epic that is Dragon's Dogma, which is exactly one week from now. If by any chance, you'v...   read

 
 
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Kenka Bancho's back with some more punk ass whoopin'

The wonderful guys at Spike Chunsoft who gave us gamers an excuse to beat up tons of cocky, chauvinistic, angst-ridden Japanese delinquents time and time again are about to give us yet another offering. It's time for Kenka Bancho Bros...   read

 
 
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Lollipop Chainsaw's Juliet is turning Japanese

Hey boys and girls! Here's a video of a cute Japanese girl dressed up as Juliet, waving the trademark chainsaw around whilst pretend fighting. The girl's name is Mayu Kawamoto, an image girl chosen by Suda51 and the guys at Grass...   read

 
 
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A message to all Aperture employees from Boss Man Johnson

Mr. Cave Johnson, CEO of Aperture Science, recently issued a message to all his employees, confirming the existence of the Perpetual Testing Initiative (PeTI), and its status being operational as of now. In the message, rather than explain...   read

 
 
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A look at the art of XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Ever since 2K Marin's announcement of an X-COM remake last year, fans of the MS-DOS strategy original were horrified that it had taken the form of a first-person shooter format, albeit with significant strategy elements. Then, another...   read

 
 
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Japanese Idol Group 'Idoling' in the next PSP Yakuza game

We know that a couple of months ago, Sega's Yakuza studio announced two new games in the franchise. One of those being Yakuza 5 which is in early development, and is something the studio aren't willing to talk much about right now. The othe...   read

 
 
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Get on the Dragon Quest X beta and get a free hat

That's right, folks! Square Enix has announced that a Dragon Quest X beta is opening some time in the middle of this month, and for the lucky people who get selected by a lottery, they'll receive a limited-edition "Dorakii" hat (that bat th...   read

 
 
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Asura's Wrath JP date and limited edition confirmed

The upcoming Capcom and CyberConnect2 game Asura's Wrath has been gathering some significant attention this year, with Destructoid offering not just one, but TWO previews of the game, as well as a very thorough interview during the San Dieg...   read

 
 
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HD remake of Dreamcast shmup Under Defeat planned

A very random, but very welcome piece of news -- it's been announced that the 2D/3D Dreamcast shmup Under Defeat will be revived and updated via an HD port to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. During a time where SEGA was sadly forced to exi...   read

 
 
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Capcom teases you with three games of 'Guess Who?'

Capcom wants us to play a little game together. Take a look at these three new short clips for Street Fighter X Tekken below. Look closely now... What do you see? If you can work out what these images are, then tell us in the comments secti...   read

 
 
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RAWR! Beasts collide in Square Enix's MONSTER x DRAGON

With a title that reminds me of those awful yet glorious B-movies, Square Enix has collaborated with Yahoo! Japan on a new active-time strategy MMORPG called MONSTER x DRAGON. It's actually their second collaboration -- the first being the ...   read

 
 
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Producer Takashi Iizuka has a nice long chat about Sonic

Since Sonic Generations was first announced back in April, the heartstrings of many fans have yet again been pulled one way or another, as they hope that Sega doesn't screw up yet another Sonic game. Even our very own Jim is in disarray, ...   read

 
 
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Capcom newsflash: Zombies attack Tokyo

With Dale showing us Capcom's interesting method of showcasing gameplay for Dead Rising 2: Off the Record recently, Capcom has also enlisted the services of increasingly popular Japanese actor/writer/director SABU to make a short film enti...   read

 
 
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Next JP PS3 bundle on the list: Final Fantasy XIII-2

The Final Fantasy XIII-2 train has been chugging since January when it announced its existence to the world with a logo, a screenshot, and a teaser trailer. Ever since then there's been more and more screenshots, all of which are very prett...   read

 
 
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Become a BSAA member with 'luxurious' Resident Evil bag

2011 is the 15th anniversary of Resident Evil. A few months back, Capcom announced a massive anniversary box of all the main games apart from 5, which includes HD remakes of Resident Evil 4 and Code Veronica, and now they're releasing limit...   read

 
 
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'It's about time': Nike's limited-edition BTTF sneakers

The wonderful Back to the Future series has been receiving a welcome renaissance over the last few years. With its 25th Anniversary passing by -- commemorated with a Blu-ray collection -- and the welcome addition to the story through Tellt...   read

 
 
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The LPO celebrates its 'Video Game Heroes' with a concert

As part of the Vision Sound Music festival at the Southbank Centre, London, the world renowned London Philharmonic Orchestra put on a special concert dedicated to the wonderful world of videogame music. Entitled "Video Game Heroes," it's a...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 5 development and PSP sequel announced

Sega's Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio ("Like a Dragon" Studio, or just Yakuza Studio to us) has announced two new games currently in the pipeline. The first is the PSP sequel of Yakuza's spin-off series, Kurohyou 2: Asura Hen (Black Panther 2: Figh...   read

 
 
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Seminar on working in the Japanese games industry

Japanese high school students and their parents got to hear about the nature of the Japanese games industry at a seminar held at the Tokyo University of Industrial Arts. The panel consisted of CyberConnect2's General Manager Masao Watanabe,...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest 25th Anniversary Collection ready for Japan

On September 15, Square Enix will release a special, Japan-only Wii collection of the first three Dragon Quest games to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. The set compiles both the original NES versions and the SNES remakes, whic...   read

 
 
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Level-5's Ni no Kuni gets release date and PS3 bundle

After nearly a whole year since the DS release of Ni no Kuni: Shikkoku no Madoushi (Second Country: The Jet-Black Mage), the PS3 counterpart's release date has finally been announced. Ni no Kuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (Second Country: The...   read

 
 
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Japanese scientists simulate the future using the Kinect

There's been many things that the Kinect has been made to do that it wasn't designed to. Some were fun. Some were silly. Some were interesting and have potential. And one would perhaps be called "blasphemous" by some. The National Museum of...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Land 2 and Metroid II on their way to the 3DS

Some good news for the starved 3DS owners out there. Nintendo is planning to release Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins and Metroid II: The Return of Samus to the eShop via the Virtual Console in the fourth quarter of 2011. Super Mario Lan...   read

 
 
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Sengoku Basara 3 Utage release date announced

The follow-up to Sengoku Basara 3: Samurai Heroes (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes to us) is coming to the PlayStation 3 and Wii in Japan. Entitled Sengoku Basara 3: Utage ("Utage" being an archaic term for "Party"), Capcom finally revealed...   read

 
 
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Pimp yourself out with the Pac-Man X VAROSH collection

The guys at Namco Bandai have teamed up with Japanese fashion label VAROSH to create a unique set of Pac-Man items. It ties in to the label's 2011 seasonal theme of "Electric Night," trying to implement the vivid neon colours that Pac-Man b...   read

 
 


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Electric Reaper

Holy crap, Histoire is a living nuke in the Neptunia And I thought Blanc and Iris Heart were O_O

 
Flegma

I need to try out Gravity Rush 2 at a friends place and see how differently that and Rodea the Sky Soldier Just watching some gameplay video doesnt answer the

 
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Those who would trade freedom for an easy cure for AIDS deserve neither! Seriously, the XCOM staff is the worst kind of freedom/humanity protagonist that infects At least none of them have comments about how we need to save

 
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Only 7 more achievements in Afterbirth+ until Im God save

 
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I can only fathom Nintendo is not including Miiverse within the Switch just so that it can make its glorious return at some point, because the Miiverse was something truly

 
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this artistic hand of mine is burning red, its awesome power tells me to create you!

 
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My super radical best friend got me what is only the greatest in time for Nioh?

 
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Powers been out for 6 hours and is set to be out another four cause SDG&E are Doesnt help that my house is a signal dead zone

 
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Damn going to the slums in Gravity Rush 2s main city is pretty awesome and You thought this big ole nice area to explore was all there was? nahh, hit up this other big area with no loading

 
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Oh, we #Disneytoid now?

 

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