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Japan's Sanrio-themed splatfest kicks off in Splatoon 2 today

While North America and Europe fight it out over Splatoon 2's TMNT-themed splatfest tournament, Japan locks and loads for round one of their own character battle.Today sees the start of a three-week tournament to ascertain the Splatoon comm...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch: A Year in Review

One year ago today, the Nintendo Switch graced store shelves worldwide and started a frenzy. We’re not talking 2006 Wii levels of crazy, but the Switch was pretty hard to find for a couple of months. Even with the console flying off s...

 
 
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Japan is getting a Hokuto ga Gotoku demo tomorrow

While we still have no word on whether or not Hokuto ga Gotoku is coming West, we'll soon be able to check out the game thanks to the miracle of the internet. Japan is getting a demo on the PlayStation Network tomorrow, so all you need to d...

 
 
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Ys Origin will land on Xbox One this spring

From out of nowhere, DotEmu has announced that Ys Origin will be coming to the Xbox One this spring. This marks the first time the series has landed on any Xbox platform and it comes in the wake of a refocus from DotEmu on publishing more r...

 
 
 
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Japan gets new King of Fighters manga series

The King of Fighters franchise is no stranger to spin-offs, having seen numerous comic-books, an ongoing anime series and... erm... that live-action movie. Well, this week saw a new manga series, based on the SNK fighting franchise, launch ...

 
 
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Kevin Mersereau's Top Five Games of 2017

It’s officially the year 2018 and not a whole lot has changed so far. I’m still a bald, broke, and excessively sweaty college student with an unhealthy obsession for video games. Luckily, that means I actually took the time to p...

 
 
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Nippon Ichi! New Mai Shiranui figurine from Hobby Japan

Outside of the Street Fighter cast, there are few fighting game characters more recognisable than SNK's Mai Shiranui. This popular ninja gal has a been a figurehead for the company ever since her debut in 1992's Fatal Fury 2.Now you can hav...

 
 
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Layton Mystery anime series coming to Japan in 2018

Level 5 have announced than a new anime series, based on the delightful Professor Layton puzzle games, will air in Japan in 2018.Layton Mystery Detective Agency: Kat's Mystery Solving Files, is a name that doesn't exactly roll off the tongu...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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This game is about boobs

As a member of the Destructoid staff, I get an ass-load of emails every day about games I'll never bother to learn about let alone play. Mostly mobile stuff from sketchy Russian developers who I'm sure are just out to infect my phone w...

 
 
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Nioh's PC port finally gets mouse support

Nioh will finally be getting mouse support for its PC port in a new update. Coming November 30 (for Japan), Koei Tecmo will allow users to rebind keyboard controls and move the camera with the mouse. I'm shocked this wasn't in the original ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Surprise! Dragon Quest XI is selling like hotcakes in Japan

I don't know if you know this, but Dragon Quest is kind of a big deal in Japan. Like, a real big deal. It is to Japan what heart disease is to America. On Friday, the latest entry in the series, Dragon Quest XI, dropped and more than t...

 
 
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