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Digimon All-Star Rumble

Digimon All-Star Rumble's new trailer is all about the Supers


Terra Force!
Oct 08
Back when Bandai Namco announced Digimon All-Star Rumble for the PS3 and 360, I ended up having mixed feelings on the news. On one side, it's neat that we're getting a multiplayer party brawler where we can fight as our favo... read
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Go for round two with Mitsuru, Teddie, and Elizabeth in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax


Veterans return for revenge!
Sep 23
The wait is almost over, as the Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is set to hit English-speaking shores in just under a week. That means Atlus has one last chance to rev up the hype machine for the sequel to one of the more surpr... read
Persona 4 Ultimax

Persona 4 Ultimax's English Story trailer enters the ring


The fog is growing stronger
Sep 15
We've reached September's halfway point, and Atlus is ready to localize a few more trailers for Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. The first one covers the game's story about the mysterious red fog that has engulfed the entire area. O... read
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Huzzah! Persona 4 Ultimax's Marie DLC to arrive in the Americas


Everyone's favorite tsundere's heading to North and South America
Jul 31
Aw snap. It looks like Atlus is adding another DLC fighter to Persona 4 Arena Ultimax's North and South American release. This time around, players'll get to download Marie when the game hits the Americas this Fall. Of course... read
Persona 4 Ultimax

Rejoice! Persona 4 Ultimax will be region free in North and South America


Atlus has summoned a miracle
Jul 10
Back when Persona 4 Arena was announced to be region locked, many players were saddened from the outcome, since it limited most folks from playing the game as soon as possible. With Persona 4 Arena Ultimax hitting North Amer... read
Persona 4 Ultimax

Rejoice! Persona 4 Ultimax's Murderer DLC is heading to America


Who wants to talk about murders?
Jul 02
We a have a few months left until Persona 4 Arena Ultimax arrives in America, and Atlus continues to summon more Persona-related news. Since Atlus' been treating their Persona fans well, the company revealed that Pe... read
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Brand new Persona 4 Ultima clips you can dance to


So many sempai, so little time.
Apr 24
Coming off the announcement of Rise Kujikawa as a playable character in the fighting game Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Atlus updated their Youtube channel with another wave of videos highlighting the new arrivals. The main event... read
Video game

Fight as Rise Kujikawa in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax?!


What are you gonna do, scan me to death?
Apr 22
There were rumors scuttling around for a while about Persona 4's Rise Kujikawa being a playable character in the upcoming fighting game Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, and they proved to be true with the recent issue of Famitsu and ... read
Attack on Titan x MonHun

Attack on Titan invades Monster Hunter Frontier G


Next up, Pokmon x Attack on Titan
Mar 21
Those titan hunters sure get around, don't they? It's pretty impressive actually, considering their species is essentially trapped in one place. This time they've managed to dodge harms way outside the city walls long enough ... read
Naruto UNS:R

Anime-fied: Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution getting tons of footage


Courtesy of Studio Pierrot
Mar 05
Well, I guess I spoke too soon when I hoped that Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution wouldn't totally be a "filler" game made to annualize the Ultimate Ninja Storm  franchise, like Ultimate Ninja ... read
Show the world what Lightning should really look like!
Square Enix and DeviantArt have teamed up for a fantastic contest in which artists are invited to create a custom look for Lightning. Anything about her appearance, from her body to accessories you'd want to see on her, are f... read feature

Naruto Storm Revo

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is filler madness


Now featuring Mecha-Naruto
Feb 10
We missed this trailer a couple of days ago, but now that it's here, I have to say that this is kind of nuts: Bandai Namco has followed through on their obvious intention to turn the Ultimate Ninja Storm series into the anim... read
Guilty Gear Xrd

Journey to the Backyard in Guilty Gear Xrd's opening


Is that a euphemism for something?
Jan 30
It wasn't too long ago that the frankly incredible-looking Guilty Gear Xrd Sign, the next big fighting game from Arc System Works, went into arcade location testing, but we haven't heard much from it since. That's changed to... read
Double-Review no jutsu!
Don't worry, you're not suffering from a case of deja-vu! In a trend that is becoming increasingly common, we have a Game of the Year equivalent for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, rolling up the DLC and re-releasin... read feature

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z looks to be one crazy game


New trailer for the zombie beat'm up
Jan 28
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... read
EDF 2025

Earth Defense Force 2025 gets an English trailer


More ants, spiders and robots than I can handle.
Jan 27
Oh, how I do love firing rockets into swarming groups of giant ants. I'm also quite fond of firing rockets into giant spiders, robots, spaceships, buildings and just about anything else I can find while playing an Earth Defe... read
Lightning Returns

Grab the Lightning Returns: FFXIII demo, get free DLC


From stoic soldier to cosplay savior
Jan 24
Man, the marketing blitz for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will just not let up. Good thing that the game is actually looking like it deserves to be hyped up a little, which is more than can be said for other pa... read
Dead or Alive

New DOA 5 Ultimate character coming to consoles


Time to beat the loli out of you
Jan 12
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 ... read
AquaTop Surface

Japanese scientists finally find a use for Kinect


As well as a use for a bathtub!
Dec 08
Ever sit in a hot bath and think "I could be playing a videogame right now if it weren't for all this water!"? No? I didn't think so, but Japanese scientists are happy to give you the option to do just that thing, and using ... read
Spread some cheer and awesome video games this year
Welcome to Japanator's 2013 holiday guide to excellent video games. Just like anime and manga, there's a seemingly endless parade of titles out there vying for your attention, and we're here to ensure you don't swerve off the... read feature

Lightning strikes thrice
Greetings ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the 60th edition of Go West!, your [inconsistently] weekly column about Japanese video games, a foreign guy in Japan, and Idea Factory.  When I first started Go West! nearly... read feature

World of Tanks

World of Tanks honors Girls und Panzer with machinima


And adds a bunch of Japanese tanks
Sep 24
I still think it's kind of strange that World of Tanks, Wargaming.net's Free-to-Play multiplayer tank-battler, has managed to become such a global phenomenon. Then again, my favorite anime of 2012 was Girls und Panzer, a sho... read
Lightning Returns: FFXIII

Lightning Returns Long Trailer and Opening Movie are out!


Who else is excited?
Sep 24
Simultaneously the game I am most looking forward to this year and a huge bulk of people are shaking their heads at, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII just had its long trailer from TGS and its opening movie put out toda... read
Lightning Returns: FFXIII

Behold, the many fashion decisions of Lightning


All she needs is a Dressphere
Sep 16
Square Enix's new trailer for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII may be less than a minute long, but what's in it seems to say more about the game - or at least, who it's intended for - than the longest documentary-e... read
Dark Souls II

Prepare to die: Dark Souls II beta signups open


Europe comes to Lordran again
Sep 05
Have you polished off your deathwish yet? If you haven't it's best to get on that right quick, because Namco Bandai have opened signups for the upcoming beta test of masochistic PS3 dungeon-crawler Dark Souls II. The process ... read
Naruto UNS3

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst gets dated


Now with more glossy photos!
Sep 03
Start sharpening your shuriken, folks, because you've got two months to go before the ultimate game about superpowered anime ninjas, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, gets its "Full Burst" update, as well as a full-fl... read
Soulcalibur II HD

Spawn and Heihachi team up for Soulcalibur II HD


I feel like we're missing someone...
Aug 29
When Soulcalibur II first arrived on home consoles back in 2003, gamers hotly debated which version they were going to pick up. See, Namco figured out this version exclusivity thing pretty early on, lumping in characters that... read
Naruto Storm 3 PC ver.

PC Ninja Race: Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 getting port


And DLC for the console toys too
Jul 05
It's a good day for Naruto fans, fans of PC fighting games, and fans of "enhanced edition" rereleases. Namco Bandai has just announced that its Ultimate Ninja Storm series will be making a PC platform debut in Naruto Sh... read
EDF 4 trailer

Won't you join the Earth Defense Force?


Hard Gay wants YOU
Jun 28
Ah, Earth Defense Force. Very few games manage to make looking bad look so good, and from this lengthy gameplay trailer for Earth Defense Force 4 (Earth Defense Force 2025 in North America), Sandlot's B-grade maste... read
Dragonball Z BATTLE OF Z

Dragonball Z BATTLE OF Z coming to lots of consoles


All the Z's. All of them.
Jun 19
Dragon Ball Z BATTLE OF Z is an awful name. Far be it from me to judge Bandai Namco's naming sense though.  What is BATTLE OF Z you ask? It's the latest Dragon Ball Z game from the folks over at Bandai Namco, and it's sl... read
A shmup for you, a shmup for me!
Come one, come all! Welcome to the latest edition of Go West!, your [occasionally] weekly column about Japanese games that probably won't ever be released out west. This week? Uh... well, some games I guess.  In any case, let's make like a tree and get this party started! read feature

The Next Xbox, revealed
No, not the first Xbox, or the Xbox 360. The third of Microsoft's consoles has opted to dial down its numbering by three hundred fifty-nine while dialing up its hardware. And it's called the "Xbox One", which means that... read feature







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