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3:30 PM on 03.13.2014

Sega offering 19 games in the Humble Weekly Sale

The team at HumbleBundle.com are really good at pinching the pennies from your virtual wallet, even rivalling Steam's sales with its 'pay what you want' game bundles. This week is no exception, as Sega is stepping up and putt...

Chris Walden


Up to 90% off this week at Paypal's Spring Gaming Sale

Are you ready for the 4th week of PayPal's Spring Gaming Sale? Games are now up to 90% off:

DarkSiders II - 90% off     |     GhostControl Inc. - 30% off
Worms Armageddon - 66% off     |     PixelJunk Franchise - 56% off
Race the Sun + Soundtrack - 40% off     |     EVE - 75% off + free ship
Call of Duty: Ghosts - 50% off     |     G2A Gift Cards - 7% off

Hurry, deals end on 4/17 @ 8 GMT. You can also buy all the games at G2A.COM at 7% off with G2A Gift Cards. Shop Now

6:00 PM on 02.26.2014

Pick up Go! Go! Nippon on Steam

You certainly can't complain that there aren't enough ways to get your hands on OVERDRIVE's visual novel/Japan travel guide Go! Go! Nippon~My First Trip to Japan: you can download it from MangaGamer, we let you know...

Karen Mead

5:00 PM on 02.04.2014

Cloudbuilt takes ninja-platforming to the next level

Here at Japanator, we tend to be very picky when it comes to covering Western-developed games. When it comes to our gaming coverage, we typically stick to titles developed by Japanese developers or on rare occasions, titles ...

Tim Sheehy

7:00 PM on 12.14.2013

Final Fantasy XIV coming to steam?

If you were one of those people waiting for permission from your Steam overlords to purchase a copy of Final Fantasy XIV, you're in luck. In a recent notice relating to server maintenance, it notes that additional "worlds" or...

Tim Sheehy

5:00 PM on 12.05.2013

Update: Final Fantasy 8 on Steam might be a thing

[Update: It's been confirmed. Final Fantasy VIII has officially launched on Steam.] After a false start, Final Fantasy VIII on Steam might actually be coming. NeoGAF detectives have found some new info on the Steam registry f...

Pedro Cortes

11:00 PM on 11.04.2013

Narcissu visual novels on Steam Greenlight

Thanks to Steam's Greenlight program, we've been seeing more and more indie games making their way to the digital distribution platform, including many niche titles and visual novels that would have otherwise gone unnoticed ...

Tim Sheehy

Big Atlus sale on PSN and Steam photo
Big Atlus sale on PSN and Steam
by Ben Huber

Looking for some games to hold you over until Novemberpocalypse happens? Yes, I know there's tons of games on the horizon, but this is the calm before the storm! Now's the best time to catch up on anything you missed earlier, and it looks like Atlus understands. They've put several of their titles on sale on both Steam and PSN. Wanted to get in on Persona 4 Arena? Now you can: it's $19.99 on PSN, and all the DLC is discounted too.

Here's a full list of sales:

Demon's Souls: $14.99
Game of Thrones: $14.99
Persona 4 Golden: $19.99
Rock of Ages: $4.99
The Testament of Sherlock Holmes: $22.49

Droplitz: $2.49
God Mode: $4.99 (4-pack $14.99)
Rock of Ages: $4.99 

These sales will go until November 4th and 5th, on Steam and PSN respectively. If you want any of those titles it looks like a great time to jump in! Are you going to pick up any?

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11:00 AM on 11.01.2013

Doujin fighter Vanguard Princess coming to Steam

Publisher eigoMANGA has announced that Vanguard Princess, a doujin fighting game, will be hitting Steam this winter. After appearing on Steam Greenlight, it took nine days for the game to get voted in by a fairly whopping 39,...

Elliot Gay

11:00 PM on 10.14.2013

Get ready for Nyu Media's third wave of Doujin games

It's been a good while since Nyu Media unleashed for their second wave of doujin titles, and the company's next cataclysmic attack is even greater than before. Speaking of which, the first game to enter the tsunami is Yataga...

Salvador G Rodiles

6:00 PM on 09.24.2013

Dysfunctional Systems hits Steam later this week

It could be argued that visual novels are almost a dime a dozen these days, and while most fail to spark the interest of press and consumers alike, there are always the exceptions. Granted, it's not easy to succeed in a genr...

Tim Sheehy

6:00 PM on 09.23.2013

Higurashi: When they Cry could be spruced up for Steam

Everyone's favourite psycho-loli visual novel was recently pushed through the Greenlight process, but it might hit Steam any time soon. It seems that MangaGamer, the localisation company that has sold the visual novel outside...

Chris Walden

4:00 PM on 07.18.2013

F K! Deadly Premonition coming to PC, Greenlight it now

Score another one for the PC master race, as one of the most unique games of the current console generation could be making its way to the One True Platform. Yes, Deadly Premonition is coming, and if you want to experie...

Josh Tolentino