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4:00 PM on 04.18.2014

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends coming to PCs near you!

The last time I wrote about the PC version of Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends, it was under the assumption that it would probably never be localized for the west and resigned myself to possibly picking up a console version...

Dae Lee


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7:00 AM on 03.28.2014

More fresh Atelier Shallie details surface

With Atelier Shallie only recently announced for the PS3, it's about time for Japanese publications to start bursting at the seams with new info and screenshots.  Outside of a gorgeous new illustration of both main chara...

Elliot Gay

3:00 PM on 03.17.2014

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends is coming to PC

Tecmo Koei recently announced that Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends will be getting a PC release in Japan on May 23. The PC version comes with the ability to adjust the graphics quality (like good PC ports should), includin...

Dae Lee

8:00 PM on 02.28.2014

Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends gets a next-gen comparison video

We're doubling down on Dynasty Warriors news today, though this time it isn't Gundam. There's something about smashing through endless hordes of mindless peons while listening to ethnic hair-metal that I find so very rewardi...

Tim Sheehy

9:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z looks to be one crazy game

In this newest trailer for Tecmo Koei's zombie kill fest Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, we get to check out Yaiba's newest outfits in the game. Some of the crazy outfits include standard camouflage, a Nuigulumar outfit from the movi...

Josh Totman

10:00 AM on 01.17.2014

Studio 4C's animated Toukiden short is a good time

I played Tecmo Koei's feudal hunting action game Toukiden: The Age of Demons back when it first hit the Vita last year in Japan. Much to my surprise, it was a beautiful looking release that controlled well, had a solid main ...

Elliot Gay

11:00 PM on 01.12.2014

New DOA 5 Ultimate character coming to consoles

As the final rounds of the national Dead or Alive 5 tournament were just about to start; Team Ninja developer Yosuke Hayashi had a couple of new announcement he wanted to share with the crowd. The first think ...

Josh Totman

7:00 PM on 12.19.2013

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends is heading west

Want to get back into Dynasty Warriors before the intriguing Hyrule Warriors hits the shelves next year? You're in luck, as the Xtreme Legends expansion to Dynasty Warriors 8 will be making its way out of Japan, where it was ...

Chris Walden

4:00 PM on 11.16.2013

Dead or Alive heads to arcades after 13 year absence

Thirteen years! I may not be that knowledgeable of the fighting game scene, but that seems insane! But hey, it's apparently true, though Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Arcade is due to break the series' absence from arcades. ...

Chris Walden

1:00 PM on 10.28.2013

Deception 4: Blood Ties Trailer

Deception IV: Blood Ties, being produced by Keisuke Kikuchi who is known for creating the terrifying Fatal Frame games, seems to be ready to take the already gruesome series to another level of terror. Setting up traps to de...

Eric Koziol

9:06 PM on 09.09.2013

Surprise, Atelier Meruru Plus is out on PSN

It looks as though Tecmo Koei has once again demonstrated its mastery of PR-Ninjutsu by slipping us another game under the radar. Last week marked the release of Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland, the PlaySta...

Tim Sheehy