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Mother soundtrack is getting a cool vinyl release in Japan

Sony Music Direct has revealed plans to release the original soundtrack of 1989 Nintendo classic Mother - or EarthBound Beginnings as it is better known in western territories.The double vinyl LP will launch on December 25 in Japan at ...

 
 
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Persona 5 Royal limited edition PS4 consoles coming to Japan

Sony Interactive Entertainment and Atlus have partnered up to announce a trio of limited edition PlayStation 4 consoles, celebrating the upcoming release of JRPG Persona 5 Royal.The three slickly-designed units consist of one white PS4 Pro ...

 
 
 
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Etrian Odyssey Nexus gets double-disc OST release in May

Etrian Odyssey fans might want to keep their eyes and wallets open come the end of May, as publisher Atlus has revealed a special soundtrack release that will be made available in Japan, containing a selection of music from the RPG's storie...

 
 
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Review: Yakuza Kiwami

Remakes in the gaming space have kind of gone the way of the dodo. With HD remasters being a lot easier to produce, most publishers don’t feel the need to commission full-on restorations of their back catalogs anymore. The last time w...

 
 
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The Dragon Quest rhythm game we never got to play

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy is one of my favorite Final Fantasy games. I frankly only really enjoy two or three games in the series, so the best part for me is the music. I can’t think of a single game in the series that doesn’t h...

 
 
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The 3DS might have the better version of Dragon Quest XI

After I spent about a week of frustrated time getting Dragon Quest X to run on my PC, I looked at my collection of Dragon Quest games and was a bit dismayed. I own at least one version of every Dragon Quest game in the main series and a cou...

 
 
 
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Review: Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match

Truth be told, Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match isn't the game I wanted out of something based on one of my favorite anime series.  That game would be the ideal ambassador for the joy of Girls und Panzer, bringing its unique ble...

 
 
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Yakuza 6 gets a delay into April

It is with a heavy heart that I have to type this next sentence, but I'm just going to have to bite the bullet. Yakuza 6 has been delayed in the West until April 17, 2018. While no reason was stated for the delay, Sega is assuring fans it w...

 
 
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Import Review: Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters

It's hard to believe we live in a world where a new Kamen Rider game was released in English. I guess it shouldn't come as a surprise since Bandai Namco's Singapore division localized a couple Super Robot Wars and Gundam titles in Asia...

 
 
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That Kamen Rider fighting game is getting an English release

Kamen Rider games are hard to come by domestically (seeing as how there's basically no support for the niche fandom here), but if you're willing to import, Namco Bandai just might've greased the wheels on their upcoming Kamen Rider: Climax...

 
 
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Holy crap, Taiko no Tatsujin is getting an English release

Hell must be feeling a little chilly today, because the boys are back in town. By "boys", I am referring to Katsu and Don, the cutesy drum brothers that herald Bandai Namco's Taiko no Tatsujin rhythm game franchise. They're here to bri...

 
 
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Review: Kamiko

[Kamiko is now available worldwide. Below is our original review of the Japanese version which is identical to version you can purchase in any eShop worldwide.] It isn't every day that we here at Destructoid review imports, but like De...

 
 
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You can ogle Summer Lesson's English release in April

I remember being super jazzed about the eventual release of Summer Lesson, and not just because the Tekken team's pet VR project would let me hang out with that most nonexistent of creatures: A pretty teen with no respect for personal space...

 
 
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Yakuza 0 still has all the zany mini-games

The Yakuza series may not be well known in the West, but any fan can tell you that the best feature is all of the crazy mini-games. Yakuza 0 looks to continue that tradition with a bunch of ridiculous scenarios and returning classics (Karao...

 
 
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Kiryu brings the smackdown in new Yakuza 6 screens

Sega has provided a new look at Yakuza 6 through the official website. Along with a pretty nice gallery comes information about the battle system and some general changes to the gameplay. The Yakuza fan in me is salivating with an...

 
 
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Valkyria: Azure Revolution landing on PS4/Vita next January

The time hasn't come for your Vita to lay to rest. A recent trailer has announced that Valkyria: Azure Revolution will be landing on the PS Vita alongside the PS4 version when the game launches in January of 2017. Along with that informatio...

 
 
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Now I'm even more into that Super Famicom-themed New 3DS XL

If we all got one free do-over and could pick out a single 3DS design with no pesky restrictions to bog us down, I wouldn't hesitate to choose the upcoming Super Famicom-style New 3DS XL. Unsurprisingly, it's a Japan exclusive, and it's als...

 
 
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Review: Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Fortune

Boobies. Tits. Knockers. Funbags. Dirty pillows. Cans. Jugs. Bewbz. Tatas. The Olsen Twins. Chi-chis. Chesticles. Jubblies. Honkers. Tittays. Puppies. Melons. Captain and Tennille. Twin Peaks. Mosquito bites. Shoulder boulders. I mean that ...

 
 
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Import no more! Order games straight from Amazon Japan

I have imported one thing: a white PlayStation 3 controller. I spent more money on it than one should spend on a controller, because imports are expensive. And unlike a lot of games fans choose to import, the white PS3 controller eventually...

 
 




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Aww man, Crystal Chronicles got delayed to summer Thats such a bummer, but as long as its all good when it does launch, I can wait

 
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Drew this character a while back, but never did a full body shot, figured itd be fun to play around with clothing ideas for

 
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Do you ever have those times where you dont play anything new because youre in a shit mood and you know youll unfairly hate on it even if its amazing? Yeah Ive been feeling that for the past 2

 
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