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Naomasa Ii Picks Up His Spear For Samurai Warriors 4-II

Siliconera - 1 hour 20 min ago

Naomasa Ii has been in other Samurai Warriors games and for the first time the spear-wielding general is playable in Samurai Warriors 4-II.

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Categories: Video Game News

Hear What Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Sounds Like With Japanese Voices

Siliconera - 2 hours 10 min ago

While Capcom didn't record Japanese voiceovers for the Resident Evil series in the past, Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will have Japanese voice actors in Japan.

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Categories: Video Game News

American Label "Razor & Tie" Signs Crossfaith

J-pop Asia - 2 hours 12 min ago
Crossfaith has signed on to a prestigious American label, "Razor & Tie". The label is known for artistes such as All That Remains, Chiodos, Hatebreed, Protest The Hero, The Pretty Reckless and Yellowcard.
Categories: General Japan News

Tokyo Xanadu Is A Falcom Action RPG Set In Modern Times

Siliconera - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 03:49

Falcom, makers of the Ys series and The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, usually set their games in fantasy worlds. Tokyo Xanadu blends Falcom's action RPG knowhow with a modern day setting.

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Categories: Video Game News

Chaos;Child Characters Pop Up In Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy

Siliconera - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 03:17

Also check out artwork from Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy, the sequel to Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy.

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Categories: Video Game News

Dress Up Your Final Fantasy Explorers Avatar With Final Fantasy VII Costumes

Siliconera - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 02:46

In Final Fantasy Explorers you can battle summon monsters and transform into Final Fantasy heroes. If temporarily drawing upon Cloud's powers isn't enough, you can dress up as him.

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Categories: Video Game News

Take Pikachu To A Pokémon Center In This Proposed Lego Set

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 21:30

It features five mini figures, five starter Pokémon, including a strange-looking Lego Pikachu.

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Categories: Video Game News

Harvest Moon: A New Beginning Shipments Nearly 300,000 In Japan

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 20:31

Marvelous AQL announced that they’re about to reach a total of 300,000 copies shipped for the game.

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Categories: Video Game News

Forest Kraken And Ninja Bears Added To Road Not Taken On PS4

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 20:00

The dangerous forest of roguelike puzzler Road Not Taken now has added tentacles and ninja bears.

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Categories: Video Game News

Mega Man Zero Out On Wii U Virtual Console In North America

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 19:29

In addition, a number of Mega Man games have been discounted by 50% on both the 3DS and Wii U Virtual Consoles.

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Square Enix’s Console Game Developers Are Learning To Make Free-to-Play Games

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 18:31

Square Enix's Schoolgirl Strikers was created internally by developers that previously worked on console games.

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Minecraft On Vita Sells 100,000 Via Downloads In Japan

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 17:28

The PlayStation Vita version of Minecraft has passed 100,000 downloads in Japan.

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The Top 10 Best Manga Conclusions of 2014

Sankaku Complex - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:44
A ranking of the most entertaining manga to have finished in 2014 surprisingly sees even the mighty Naruto fall victim to certain ghoulish delights. The ranking, based on some 2,434 votes: 1. Tokyo Ghoul 2. Naruto 3. 81diver 4. Asari-chan…
Categories: Strange

This Week In Sales: Yo-kai Watch 2 Invades Japan (Again)

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 16:29

Yo-kai Watch 2: Headliner, the third version of Yo-kai Watch 2, was released in Japan last week and sold 1.24 million copies in its first week. Meanwhile, Level 5 said in a press release that between all three versions Yo-kai Watch 2 has shipped 5 million units.

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Categories: Video Game News

Trinity Seven Overflows With Service & Action

Sankaku Complex - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:45
Staggeringly sexy romcom Trinity Seven has once again offered up some scandalous service, albeit of a more tame nature than previous broadcasts but surely of enough worth to keep dedicated viewers watching until the final episode next week – and…
Categories: Strange

Kinoko Collection Announced “Girls as Fungus?”

Sankaku Complex - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:43
As the massive notoriety of kanmusu upgrade-’em-up Kantai Collection continues to boom, so too does the growth of imitators desperately trying to leech off the game’s success with sub-par parodies – “Kinoko Collection” being the latest of them and quite…
Categories: Strange

Here Are The Most Popular Searches Of 2014 On Miiverse

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 15:30

Nintendo have released a list of the most popular searches made via Miiverse for games.

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Categories: Video Game News

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse Sails Onto Wii U December 25th

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 14:59

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse will be released for Wii U on Christmas Day.

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Nintendo Created An App That Lets Users Customize The Nintendo 3DS Home Menu

Siliconera - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 14:27

Nintendo have released a new app for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan, titled Badge Grab Center.

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Famous Korean Actress Under Investigation For Possible Illegal Drug Use

J-pop Asia - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 14:17
A famous Korean actress whose identity has not been disclosed is currently under investigation by authorities for suspected use of illegal drugs.
Categories: General Japan News
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