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Indie 2D Action Mecha Game Code: HARDCORE enters Kickstarter

If there's one thing that the world need, it's more games with cool giant robots pulling off stylish moves. The gang at RocketPunch Games hope to make this a reality, as they take their 2D four-player versus mecha title, Code: HARDCORE, to ...

 
 
 
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Say hello to the next PlayStation, the PS4 Pro

The image above has pretty much covered all the necessary information, but in case our server's acting wonky or you're a details type of person, here's the skinny: After months of rumors, leaks, broken street dates, and speculation, Sony ha...

 
 
 
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Grab your ARCUS units: Trails of Cold Steel II is now out

Listen up, everyone: It's time for us to make the best omelet and/or egg soup in the world, because today marks The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II's arrival in North America for the PS3 and Vita. I guess this means that Elliot Cr...

 
 
 
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Review: Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS Force

The Mobile Suit Gundam franchise is a franchise known worldwide and is often dubbed as Japan's equivalent to Star Wars, this long enduring saga since its debut in 1979 has spawned a multimedia empire with thousands of TV episodes, merc...

 
 
 
 
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Liven up your day with a new Metroid-inspired tune

[Disclaimer: Jayson Napolitano wrote for Japanator. No relationships, professional or personal, were factored into this post.] With the month that commemorates the Metroid franchise's 30th anniversary coming to a close, the video games reco...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The King of Fighters XIV

Since I’ve been writing for Japanator for almost a year now, some of you may already know I’m a big King of Fighters fan and it’s one of the first series I ever played as a child. Even since then I haven’t missed a s...

 
 
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Japanator Live: Turn up the heat with Fortune Summoners

[Update: The stream is over, but you can watch it here and here.] Summer tends to be one of the hottest seasons in many regions, which results in people trying to find a way to stay cool while they endure the heat. In the case of games, the...

 
 
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MangaGamer announces two Rance titles, Sona-Nyl, and more

I may not have gotten the chance to dive into more traditional visual novel titles, but I still enjoy keeping with the stuff that gets announced for the West. That way, I have an idea on which games to jump on when I get the chance to consu...

 
 
 
 
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Despair: Final Fantasy XV delayed to late Fall

One of the most remarkable things about Final Fantasy XV's development isn't its epic length, but how open the process has been over the last couple of years. Since the reins were handed over to director Hajime Tabata (who had previously he...

 
 
 
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Rejoice: Viz Media to release a new Amano art book next week

There's something nice about companies releasing art books that feature an artist's older pieces. Not only do you get the chance to see how the person's work has evolved, but it also gives people the chance to see that creator's classic pie...

 
 
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Review: A.W. Phoenix Festa

In this gaming generation, especially with both the PS Vita and the 3DS, it’s pretty common for Bandai Namco to make a quick cashgrab of anime series currently airing in Japan. It happened to Kuroko’s Basketball, Assassination C...

 
 
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Review: Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII

Being interested in Japanese culture, learning about the Sengoku era came with the territory. While learning about the history about the era as well as its historical figures, I stumbled upon Samurai Warriors back in late 2004 and since I l...

 
 
 
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2016's Kamen Rider series gets Lupin the 3rd Part 4's Writer

If there's one thing that most of my favorite Rider shows have in common is that they're written by folks who were involved with anime, such as Kamen Rider Fourze and Gaim. Speaking of which, it turns out that Yuuya Takahashi, the guy who w...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: God Eater Resurrection

The Monster Hunter franchise's meteoric rise in Japan in the past decade has given birth to a new genre that is still going strong in Japan with numerous contenders that spring up every so often. While many Japanese games that tried to...

 
 
 
 
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Review: 7th Dragon III Code: VFD

By now, the 3DS has been known to be the perfect platform for gamers to get their JRPG fix. Games such as the Etrian Odyssey series, the Shin Megami Tensei series, the Bravely Default series and naturally the Pokemon games made the system w...

 
 
 
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Review: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is the only property with such, well, bizarre characters, insanely disproportional art, backbreaking victory poses, operatic plot, and enough bravado to carry all of this on machismo alone. Thanks to its no holds ba...

 
 
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Valkyrie Drive gets weaponized for the West

Now this is a bit of a surprise: It turns out that PQube is bringing over Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni, the 3D brawler game by Senran Kagura Series Producer Kenichiro Takaki where girls turn other girls into weapons through intimate momen...

 
 
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Japanator Live: Mix up some tasty drinks with VA-11 Hall-A

[Update: The stream is over, but you can watch it here.] If there's one thing that I love about alcoholic beverage mixes, it's the random names that each concoction gets. In many cases, the drink's title represents the feeling that you'll g...

 
 
 
 
 
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Japanator Live: Drink away your problems in VA-11 Hall-A

[Update: The stream is over, but you can watch it here.] Now that I've fallen into the deepest pits of despair, it's time for me to drown my sorrows with the finest booze from VA-11 Hall-A's signature bar. For the record, this feeling ...

 
 
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Here are the otaku games to eye this Steam Summer Sale

It's that time again, eager gamers and deal-conscious customers: Valve's yearly Steam Summer Sale has just kicked off, and the prices are a-dropping. That's especially relevant to you, the fan of games from Glorious Nippon, as in the last c...

 
 




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Disgaea 5 Complete (PC)"Another Disgaea Entry Enters PC Gaming"

 

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The Complete Art of Fullmetal Alchemist"Includes Illustrations & Artwork From 2001 through 2017"

 

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms"A beautiful tale about immortality"

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light Remastered"The King of Games is Back in Theaters!"

 
 
 
 
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