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Video: PS4 title ZOKUZOKU 2016 “feat. Tofubeats”

This is worth a post all it’s own. Now this is how you advertise your upcoming lineup. What we have here is a video made by Sony and an artist called Tofubeats. The video itself is in Japanese, but the […]


Final Fantasy, Mario Kart see Virtual Console Release in Japan

Three notable games were released on the Virtual Console in Japan today, and all for the Wii U. Mario Kart 64 (N64), Super Mario 64 DS (NDS), and Final Fantasy I · II Advance (GBA) were all released. In North […]


YouTube Red Blocking Certain Gaming Videos in the United States

Last week YouTube announced the premiere of YouTube Red. This service allows content creators to gate off some of their videos behind a subscription fee. It seems however that as with every major change YouTube seems to make, there have […]


Sony Japan Discontinues PlayStation 2

Our old friend the PlayStation 2 will be entering its 13th year with this coming March, the console may finally be nearing its end in the east. It has seen a significantly longer lifespan in Japan than say in North […]


Mario Kart 7, Star Fox and Zelda OOT Added To JPN 3DS E-Shop

Nintendo’s latest update to the Japanese E-Shop almost reads like a best of list for any 3DS newcomer. If you’ve got spare change to burn, a Japanese 3DS and a large memory card then you my friend are in for […]


Tales of Xillia Launches In Japan Next Week

Tales of Xillia 2, Namco Bandai’s next game ( also first direct sequel  in sometime ) in the long running Tales of  series is almost ready for release in Japan. Xillia 2 will be released on November 1st, just one […]


Wayfarer of Time Features Beautiful Catgirls

Anime girls with giant boobs, they are a dime a dozen right? Well they usually aren’t this detailed, that is for sure. Atlus’ next strategy RPG Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time for the PSP brings some very detailed and colorful traditional […]


Tales of Xillia Trademarked by Namco Bandai In North America

The next entry in Namco Bandai’s “Tales of” series might be one step closer to a North American release with the news that the publisher has trademarked Tales of Xillia in North America. Xillia, the 13th major release  in the […]