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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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Final Fantasy XIV's Sapporo snow sculpture is gorgeous

Final Fantasy XIV's Realm Reborn reboot has become one of the most famous stories in the gaming sphere. What originally started off as a failed lackluster MMO got a complete overhaul and is now one of the most quality subscription-based gam...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 is a technical mess on consoles

The mostly negative reception to Dynasty Warriors 9 is not something I expected. While I haven't been a fan of every single entry that Koei Tecmo has produced, the developer seemed to be getting better ever since the release of Dynasty Warr...

 
 
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Why not have official Nintendo Labo branded masking tape?

While not everyone is keen on the idea of Nintendo Labo, that isn't stopping Nintendo from going all in on the concept. My biggest concern was the price of the whole thing, which does seem a bit steep for cardboard accessories (putting asid...

 
 
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Space Channel 5 VR: Arakata Dancing Show coming to HTC Vive

This weekend at Topikagi, part of the Japan Amusement Expo 2018, players were able to tag-up with the fabulous go-go boots of futuristic news reporter Ulala, as funkadelic franchise Space Channel 5 made a long-awaited return, now in VR form...

 
 
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Valkyria Chronicles 4 trailer introduces the Edinburgh Army

Sega have started a new series of trailers featuring the characters of upcoming strategy sequel Valkyria Chronicles 4. The latest chapter in the series features more young men and women thrust into the dramatic conflict between the Atlantic...

 
 
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I'd love a set of these cute Cocorot Persona 5 plushies

Video game merch company Algernon Product have released images of an upcoming set of soft toys, designed after the hipster heroes of Persona 5. The quirky spherical plushies are part of the "Cocorot" range.Measuring an adorable 70mm in heig...

 
 
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New Persona Dancing trailers showcase Ryuji and Yukari

Atlus are starting a series of character trailers to build hype for upcoming rhythm-action titles Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night, coming to the PS4 and PS Vita in Japan.The first two trailers in the series f...

 
 
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Review: Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory

A little over twenty years ago now, Digimon would hit the scene in the form of a spinoff series of Tamagotchi toys. Following their popularity would come an animated series, the combined success of which sent these digital monsters to new f...

 
 
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Dragon's Crown Pro ventures West on May 15

Vanillaware's remaster of RPG brawler Dragon's Crown Pro is finally available on PS4 in Japan. Those of us in the West won't have too much longer to wait, as Atlus have announced that the epic adventure title will be hitting Europe and Amer...

 
 
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Ryu looks pretty sick in Monster Hunter: World

I love the crazy crossover costumes that the Monster Hunter series gets. Having Link in 4: Ultimate was the reason I jumped into the series and now that Ryu is going to be available in World, I'm super pumped. He also looks crazy good in th...

 
 
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Fire Emblem series arranged soundtrack releasing in Japan

This Spring, Japan will see the release of an Arranged Soundtrack collection featuring classic tunes from the long-running RPG series, Fire Emblem.The CD, titled Flower of Enchantment, will see memorable tunes from the series recreated inn ...

 
 
 
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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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New Dragon's Crown Pro trailer highlights co-op action

Atlus have released a new trailer for the upcoming re-release of Vanillaware's RPG-brawler, Dragon's Crown Pro, which coming to PS4 this Spring.The game will feature multiplayer co-op both locally and online. Players will choose their favou...

 
 
 
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You gotta Roll with this new Mega Man Nendoroid

If you cute quota for the day wasn't met by the NieR Automata Trading Arts Box, then perhaps this new Nendoroid of the lovable Roll from the Mega Man series may tip you over the edge.The new figure, originally announced in September, shines...

 
 
 




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