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Summer Lesson

Summer Lesson is everything right about VR


Thanks, Harada!
Jun 16
// Josh Tolentino
Virtual Reality's a thing, right? The prospect of really putting players "somewhere else" in a more substantial way is just too appealing to dismiss completely. That said, for most of the tech demos out there, that "somewher...
Shenmue III photo
Shenmue III

Quick Fund Event: Yu Suzuki's Shenmue III kickstarter already funded


I'm looking for some backers
Jun 16
// Josh Tolentino
E3 usually isn't the biggest thing to look forward to for fans of Japanese games, but there are always exceptions. This year is one of those exceptions, and Nintendo hasn't even begun its broadcast yet! Everyone brought some ...
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PSN games

Japan's PSN users sure love them some western games


Downloads aplenty!
Jan 10
// Josh Tolentino
If there's one stereotype about the Japanese game industry that's more true than not, it's that Glorious Nippon hasn't gotten the hang of The Internet and its many facets quite as quickly or in the same way as the rest of the...
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Daily Dose

A Daily Dose of Music: Freedom Wars' Propaganda Idols


Let's Contribute!
Nov 03
// Josh Tolentino
Hey! Are you making a videogame or anime? Then you need idols! That's the hot stuff now, be it an idol character, an idol sequence, or a licensed song from some idols or done in idol style. Idols! And it doesn't matter if yo...

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PS4 trailer

The new Japanese PS4 trailer is super sweet


feeling warm and fuzzy
Oct 29
// Hiroko Yamamura
Sony is readying its new Share Play system for the PS4 system in Japan. Basically, it allows players to allow another player to take over their controls via the Sony Network, similar to passing the controller to someone else...
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Sony @ TGS

Here's everything you wanted from Sony's TGS presser


And I mean everything!
Sep 02
// Josh Tolentino
It wasn't all about a fifth Persona game, y'know! Quite a bit happened when Sony took the stage just before the Tokyo Game Show opened this year, to barrage our faces with sweet trailers for games known and new, as...
Freedom Wars photo
Freedom Wars

Freedom Wars finally getting its freedom soon


No concerns about recidivism!
Aug 19
// Josh Tolentino
Ah, Freedom Wars. Sony have been teasing this Monster Hunter-alike from the developers of God Eater for what feels like forever, and despite the game coming out in Japan to warm regard, we never got a solid release date....
PS4 photo
PS4

Japan's Frozen PS4 would've looked better in white


Step it up, Nippon!
Jul 13
// Josh Tolentino
Frozen may have pretty much taken over the world, but that won't stop companies trying to cash in on its popularity with tacky, cheap branded merchandise. No, that doesn't make sense, because that's exactly why companies...
Freedom Wars photo
Freedom Wars

New Freedom Wars story trailer looks mighty good


Want to get a Vita...rising
Jul 02
// Josh Totman
So the rock that I currently live under doesn't seem to have any connection to what is going on in the video game world. If it did, then I wouldn't just be now finding out about the futuristic co-op action game Freedom Wars ...
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Bloodborne

E3 2014: From's Project Beast is Bloodborne


Exclusive to PS4
Jun 10
// Josh Tolentino
This isn't to say that Project Beast is a thing you can catch from a blood transfusion gone wrong, mind. Instead, that's the true name of the new, PS4-exclusive action game from, er, From. Software. Y'know, they of Soul...
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The Last Guardian

No, The Last Guardian is NOT cancelled


Falco's still gonna die, though
Jun 08
// Josh Tolentino
This sort of feels like one of those "Did we really even need to refute this?" kind of moments, but I suppose it's understandable, considering we're barely two days away from E3 happening. Rumormongering has hit its peak, and...
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Arcana Heart

Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! coming to PS3/Vita this Fall


That's five exclamation points, remember
Apr 30
// Pedro Cortes
Aksys Games announced that moé fighting game Arcana Heart 3: Love Max!!!!! will be hitting the Playstation 3 and Vita Fall 2014. This version of the series is a revision based off the original Arcana Heart 3, originall...
PSN photo
PSN

Sony unleashes JRPG sale on PSN for Golden Week


It's a digital fire sale!
Apr 29
// Pedro Cortes
April 29 is the beginning of Golden Week, a series of holiday over the course of several days that's been converted into a sort of national spring break. In order to celebrate it this year, Sony is discounting a ton of Japane...
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Evangelion

Sony to release SDAT-styled Evangelion Walkman


Sony still makes the Walkman?
Apr 23
// Pedro Cortes
Sony is releasing a special Neon Genesis Evangelion edition of their F-series Walkman that looks like Shinji's SDAT, along with another version that's branded with a NERV logo. Both versions come with the option to have eithe...
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Sony haet Square

Signs of Doom! Sony sells off its Square Enix stock


DOOOOMED!
Apr 16
// Josh Tolentino
Fanboys and girls rejoice, for the corporations you've pledged your loyalty to have given you some extra ammo to use in your eternal conflict. It seems consumer electronics giant and PlayStation maker Sony has decided to offl...
Persona photo
Persona

Persona 4 appears on ESRB for PS3, still rated M


Watch out for "phallic-shaped heads and torsos"
Apr 02
// Pedro Cortes
Here's a quick hit and a no-brainer all in one. A listing for Persona 4 appeared on the ESRB's website recently, indicating some sort of release in the near future for the Playstation 3. No other information was given, but I'...
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Video Games

New story trailer for Freedom Wars brings the drama


Fight for freedom
Mar 04
// Elliot Gay
A joint development product by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, Dimps and God Eater developers Shift, Freedom Wars is one of the biggest upcoming releases for the Vita here in Japan. It takes place in a future where much o...
Video Games photo
Video Games

Soul Sacrifice Delta launch trailer is action packed


What a Grimm world
Mar 01
// Elliot Gay
The first Soul Sacrifice for the Vita was an interesting take on the hunting game genre. Fast paced and a bit more easy to grasp for people new to the house that Monster Hunter built, it was dark, had a fantastic soundtrack,...
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PS4

Yay Consumer Electronics: PS4 sells 322,083 in Japan


A good start
Feb 26
// Josh Tolentino
In case you didn't know, the PS4 has just launched in Glorious Nippon, three months after its North American and European debuts, and the numbers are in for the new platform's first two days of Japanese sales: The console ha...
PlayStation 4 CM photo
PlayStation 4 CM

Watch Sony's latest Japanese PlayStation 4 ad


Features cosplay, Metal Gear, Yakuza, and more
Feb 13
// Tim Sheehy
Check out Sony's latest commercial for the PlayStation 4, set to launch in Japan on February 22nd. The ad features a multi-cultural cast of gamers and cosplayers who, rather than actually play anything, jump around and pose ...
Japanese PS4 Trailer photo
Japanese PS4 Trailer

The first Japanese trailer for the PS4 appears


Look at all of these excited people. Please be excited.
Jan 01
// Chris Walden
How's that PS4 of yours treating you? Still trying to get hold of one without having to go all-in on a pricey bundle? Completely uninterested? At least we have the freedom of choice at this point, as poor old Japan still has...
Tearaway photo
Tearaway

So this is how Japan plans to promote Tearaway


But does the game come with one of those hats?
Dec 08
// Josh Tolentino
Hey, have you played Tearaway yet? You should, if you own a PS Vita, as it's pretty great. Media Molecule's papercraft platformer is set to soon charm the people of Japan as it has the rest of the world, and Sony's revv...
Gran Turismo 6 Opening photo
Gran Turismo 6 Opening

The opening video for Gran Turismo 6 is stunning


...and I can't even tell you which end of a car is which
Dec 06
// Chris Walden
Did you know it's been over three years since Gran Turismo 5 was released? Time sure flies, but fortunately for car enthusiasts the waiting is already over. As of today, Gran Turismo 6 is available, marking what'll be the se...
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Video game

Soul Sacrifice is free for North American PS+ members


Just a friendly reminder
Nov 27
// Tim Sheehy
Just a friendly reminder for those of you who haven't already purchased a copy, or have yet to check out PlayStation Network this month. For a limited time, the PlayStation Vita action-roleplaying title Soul Sacrifice w...
Freedom Wars photo
Freedom Wars

Freedom Wars being worked on by Dimps and Shift


This is shaping up to be a big deal
Nov 21
// Elliot Gay
Freedom Wars was first revealed for the Vita back in May of this year, and we've had a slow trickle of details come in ever since. We know that it's an action game with some pretty grand social/networking ideas, in which play...
PS Vita sale photo
PS Vita sale

PSA: PlayStation Vita hardware on sale at Radio Shack


All the portable gaming you can eat!
Nov 11
// Josh Tolentino
Hey, North Americans, I hear you're getting a PlayStation 4 soon! You know what would be a good companion machine for that monster? A PlayStation Vita! At least, Sony and Radio Shack seem to think so. Sony's done its part by ...
PS4 unboxing photo
PS4 unboxing

Sony unboxes the PlayStation 4, announces Asia date


Greatness awaits, indeed!
Nov 11
// Josh Tolentino
If you ever thought "unboxing" videos of people opening up packages of cool things weren't "epic" enough, Sony has the video you've always wanted. They're really taking that whole "Greatness Awaits" tagline to heart, what wi...
Nintendo photo
Nintendo

Famitsu reveals top selling games of 21st century


That's a lot of Wii and DS games
Nov 09
// Pedro Cortes
A recent list put up by Famitsu revealed Japan's best-selling games so far in the 21st century. Here are the top ten: NDS - New Super Mario Bros. [6,424,00] NDS - Pokémon Diamond / Pearl [5,827,00] NDS - Pokémo...
Sony ad photo
Sony ad

Water droplets sing in Sony's latest image sensor ad


One of the raddest covers of Canon yet
Oct 23
// Kristina Pino
There are great and/or funny covers of Pachelbel's Canon in D. It's a versatile tune that lends itself to creativity, and I've got a new one to show you. Sony has officially made my list of rad covers of the tune with their ...
PlayStation Vita photo
PlayStation Vita

New super cute Vita commercial hits Japan


Slimmer model debuts on October 10th
Oct 03
// Tim Sheehy
To market the upcoming release of the lighter, slimmer PlayStation Vita 2000, Sony's released a new ad featuring an array of adorable penguins. Each of the birds sporting a different color device, highlighting the variety of...

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