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Muv-Luv

Watch out, BETA: Muv-Luv localization to get Kickstarted


Coming soon to a Kickstarter near you
Jul 01
// Salvador GRodiles
It looks like visual novel fans are in for some good news. The gang at DegiGames and Ixtl have revealed that they're creating a Kickstarter to localize Muv-Luv and Muv-Luv Alternative. While the funding campaign wil...
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Tales of Zestiria

Huzzah! Tales of Zestiria heads to the PS4 and PC


Now featuring more zesty delicacies
Jun 14
// Salvador GRodiles
I may be super fashionably late to the party, but it's not everyday that a Tales of title gets a special treatment like this. While it's been hinted that Tales of Zestiria was getting a Playstation 4 and PC release for ...
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The Legend of Legacy

Rejoice, SaGa fans: The Legend of Legacy heads to the Americas


It's time for a legendary announcement
Jun 12
// Salvador GRodiles
If you're craving for a new entry in the SaGa series, then your hunger shall be slain by Atlus' acquisition of The Legend of Legacy, a 3DS game by FuRyu (Unchained Blades) that happens to be a spiritual sequel to Sq...
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Million Arthur

Draw your Swords: Square's Million Arthur game gets a worldwide release


Are you brave enough to wield Excalibur?
Jun 10
// Salvador GRodiles
For a good while, I never was able to get behind any mobile games, since my phone isn't smart enough to play any of the titles that are available on the online stores. Thankfully, I was able to fix this problem after I got my...

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Sword Art Online

Rejoice? Sword Art Online: Lost Song and Re: Hollow Fragment go west


Double the pleasure with two SAO games
May 28
// Salvador GRodiles
It was only a matter of time until Bandai Namco would announce that Sword Art Online: Lost Song, the latest SAO video game that takes place in Alfheim Online, would cross the pond. Lo and behold, this inevitabl...
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8-4

Localization no Jutsu: Press Start's latest video is all about 8-4


8-4's key members talk about translating vidya gaems
Feb 09
// Salvador GRodiles
Prior to learning about Mighty No. 9's existence, I was unaware of 8-4's (Fire Emblem Awakening and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's localization) existence. Silly enough, the group known as Press Start have released a video call...
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Dengeki Bunko

Rejoice: Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax goes West


Didn't see that one coming
Jan 30
// Salvador GRodiles
Well, folks. I've said it a couple times, and I'll say it again: Hell has officially frozen over, people! This time around, Sega's smacked us with an unexpected announcement, as Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax heads West for ...
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Project Mirai DX

Rejoice: Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX to release worldwide in May


Vocaloid fans are in for an amazing new year
Jan 14
// Salvador GRodiles
It's been known for a good while that the latest Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai title for the 3DS was heading West, However, Sega surprised us with some amazing news, as Project Mirai DX hits stores worldwide during the month of...
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NIS America

Rejoice: NIS America reveals Fate Ultimatum's release date and more


Next year's looking good for Nippon Ichi
Dec 17
// Salvador GRodiles
As we're getting closer to the holidays, the folks at NIS America have announced that The Awakened Fate Ultimatum hits North America on March 17, 2015, with Europe getting their release on March 20, 2015. Since the game invol...
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Steins;Gate

Tuturu: Steins;Gate's PS3 and PS Vita version go West


The Future Gadget Lab has expanded!
Dec 16
// Salvador GRodiles
Now this is what I call an unexpected turn of events, people. If you've been yearning to play more visual novel titles on your consoles, then you'll be happy to hear that Steins;Gate's PS3 and Vita release are heading to Nort...
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CLANNAD

Visual novel CLANNAD is getting a Steam release in English


Sekai Project takes the first big step with Visual Arts/Key
Aug 24
// Jeff Chuang
During their panel at Japan Expo USA, Sekai Project announced that they are releasing Key/Visual Arts's CLANNAD visual novel on Steam. It will be the full-voiced edition of the game. However there aren't much more details bey...
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NIS America

AX '14: NIS America to localize three new games


Fireflies, Gods, and fugitives are heading our way
Jul 04
// Salvador GRodiles
Anime Expo 2014 is among us, and NIS America has revealed three new titles that they're planning to localize in the west. If you happen to be a Vita owner, then you'll enjoy the first game on the list, since htoL#NiQ: The Fir...
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Pacaplus

Sekai Project to enable dating with alpaca via Pacaplus


Who wants to be an alpaca's boyfriend?
Jun 12
// Jeff Chuang
Remember that pigeon-dating game? Sekai Project might one-up it in terms of weirdness with PacaPlus. The localization outfit will do a proper translation of the bizarre dating sim where your girlfriend turns into an alpaca.....
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Akiba's Trip 2

XSEED adding English audio, gender equality to Akiba's Trip 2


Anglophones and androphiles rejoice
May 13
// Josh Tolentino
Do you own a PS Vita or PS3? Do you happen do be an anglophile, or an androphile (or both)? Are you looking forward to XSEED's upcoming localization of Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed? If you answered "yes" to at...
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Love Live!

Love Live School Idol Festival mobile game now in English


Rhythm gaming its way into your wallet
May 12
// Jeff Chuang
Besides the TV anime, live concerts, CDs and home video sales, the Love Live franchise has one significant arm that people out west don't see much of: the mobile game. This morning, the Live Live freemium mobile game, School ...
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Video games

Play Battle Princess Arcadias this June in NA and Europe


A Battle Princess' work is never done.
May 08
// Dae Lee
Some of you may have been following the NIS-developed Battle Princess Arcadia, a side scrolling action RPG for the PS3. We've been treated to a few screenshots and videos, but NISA just dropped the release date for the locali...
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Video game

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


A war is coming.
Apr 18
// Dae Lee
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...
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Video games

Freedom Wars for PS Vita coming to the west this year


"You have been convicted for the crime of living"
Apr 14
// Dae Lee
Great news for PS Vita owners! Freedom Wars, a new title in the "monster hunter" genre by Shift (God Eater), was just announced for a localized release for the west, accompanied by a new trailer on the Playstation channel.&nb...
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4kids Kill la Kill

4kids takes on Kill la Kill: Meet Bully la Bully


Go, Riley, Go!
Apr 01
// Josh Tolentino
I'm tempted to post this without comment, but that would be unprofessional of me. So meet Bully la Bully, the 4kids-style redub of Japanimation sensation Kill la Kill. Tumblr user Tony Le created the video based on this old ...
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Mind Zero

May Zero: Aksys to localize Mind Zero, release in May


Hope you don't mind (zero)
Mar 29
// Josh Tolentino
Hey, remember Mind Zero? Or rather, MIND≒0, the Acquire-developed dungeon crawler styled in the Persona vein? Well, we're getting it, courtesy of Aksys games, and we're getting it soon. As in, May 28, 2014 so...
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Akiba's Trip

Take It Off: XSEED to localize Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed


Vampires, underwear and Akihabara
Mar 06
// Josh Tolentino
[Update: XSEED's released an announcement teaser. Check it out above!] It's happening! After quite a while existing for no one's eyes but Japan's (and that of a few curious foreigners), Akiba's Trip is...er, trippi...
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K Blu-ray

Viz to put out K as an A-grade Blu-ray combo pack


Pretty boys and pretty pack-ins
Feb 21
// Josh Tolentino
Much as I've embraced our digital media future, I still have a soft spot in my heart for sweet physical extras. After all, I did once buy a copy of Sakura Taisen that I didn't have a machine for just to get a hilarious-l...
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Danganronpa 2

Danganronpa 2 accidentally confirmed for localization?


Oops!
Feb 11
// Chris Walden
If today's release of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc in North America isn't enough to get you excited, then what about the news that the sequel may be following it? Kyle Hebert, a voice actor who has previously worked on an...
Mind Zero photo
Mind Zero

GameStop leaks the localisation of Mind Zero


Wait, Aksys are publishing abroad?
Jan 30
// Chris Walden
Remember Mind Zero? It was an RPG released by Acquire in August of last year, though it never made it out of Japan. Nothing to lose hope over, as games like Bravely Default continue to demonstrate, but news of the game and po...
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DW8: XTREEEEME

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends is heading west


To the PS4, PS3 and the Vita
Dec 19
// Chris Walden
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 ...
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Video games

The Witch and the Hundred Knight to be released in March


Metallia's troops are getting ready for battle!
Dec 11
// Salvador GRodiles
For a second, I almost forgot that The Witch and the Hundred Knight was a thing. If anything, I should be ashamed of myself, since the title features Takehito Harada's artwork (character designer for the Disgae...
Danganronpa Audio photo
Danganronpa Audio

NISA's Demon Gaze and Danganronpa to have dual audio


Double the dub, double the fun
Nov 20
// Jeff Chuang
This news may only interest some of you, but as someone who lived through the anime dub/sub debate before dual audio DVDs made the issue moot, I wish more games have the option of both Japanese and English dubs available to p...
Bravely Default photo
Bravely Default

Bravely Default to land in America, Feb, with LE


Turn based RPG goodness has a date
Nov 13
// Jeff Chuang
Likely the most exciting 3DS port on the horizon for many, Bravely Default's American plans are laid out during the latest Nintendo Direct. In short, it will arrive these shores on February 7th next year, and it will have a ...
Danganronpa Vita photo
Danganronpa Vita

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc out west in February


Physical and digital copies for your Vita
Nov 12
// Jeff Chuang
NISA has a date for Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc: February 11th for North America, and February 14th for Europe. There's also a delicious physical copy cover art out now, after the jump. Trigger Happy Havoc will also be a...
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Kodansha Comics: October

Gear up for Kodansha Comics' October releases


Hide your wallet
Oct 06
// Kristina Pino
In case you need a reminder of what comics should be on your shopping list this month, here's a look at what Kodansha Comics is releasing throughout October. Some highlights include the Sailor Moon Box Set vol. 2 (Oct. 29th),...

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