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Japan's Club Nintendo platinum reward is neat trivia

When Nintendo announced this year’s Club Nintendo platinum award for Japan there was a bit of a rumble on my Twitter feed. Even I thought that a DS game that came out in 2008 was a bit of a weird choice. Advance Wars: Days of Ruin is ...

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Bid Achieved! Devil Survivor 2 is coming to Europe

In an impressive manner, the folks at Ghostlight have achieved the right amount of pre-orders to complete their bid on releasing Devil Survivor 2 in Europe! Actually, there wasn't an auction house involved, but I thought their situation was...

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Footage from the 2013 Pokemon World Championships

There's something oddly satisfying about watching competitive video games, especially when there's some fancy trophy and a bundle of cash on the line. Ever seen competitive Quake? It's insane. I even checked out some of the DotA 2 Champion...

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Devil Survivor 2 clocks 627 orders in two weeks

Ghostlight's efforts to bring Devil Survivor 2 to Europe is an admirable one, and you really can't help but want them to succeed. They've opted for the safe route, having customers pre-order the game ahead of time, but guaranteeing a refund...

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Review: Devil Survivor Overclocked

Devil Survivor Overclocked has certainly seen a rocky release here in Europe, finally landing in the laps of desperate Atlus fans well over a year after the rest of the world. What's more, the eventual launch was hampered with negative pres...

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Life (not) after Rinko

You can be a realist and move on with your new games, new anime, new favorites, and your ever-renewing life. Or you could be serious about your relationships and realize that we have to live with our choices. Sometimes what we post online i...


Devil Survivor 2 anime summons and fuses a cast roll

Spring can't come soon enough, because that season contains the anime adaptation of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2. Salvador thought the game was pretty great, and I do to, so I've got high hopes for the show. Seems like Atlus thought...


At last, Keldeo to be available at your local Gamestop

I am still surprised that they took this long to announce Keldeo for North America, but I guess it's better late than nothing. In order to obtain the legendary water/fighting unicorn, you just need to head to your nearest Gamestop and utili...


Rider Generations 2's new trailer features too many kicks

I enjoy a good Rider Kick like any other fan, but seeing them coming one after another can get quite repetitive. However, that would be my response if each kick was performed in the same manner with the absence of variety in the non kick f...


Watch another Pokemon Black and White 2 animated trailer

So long as we keep seeing cool promos and news coming out of the realm of Pokémon Black and White 2, I'll probably keep on posting them. This time around, we've got another animated promo (see previous) video of the female protagonis...


Face the real World Pokemon Masters in Black and White 2

Considering Pokémon has always been a game series that I've considered to have a community aspect to, I'm not surprised whatsoever that The Pokémon Company is taking it a step further and creating sprites of the biggest, badde...


Nintendo releases plenty of Pokemon... information

It seems that the Pokémon franchise isn't ready to slow down just yet, as the amount of news we've heard from Nintendo recently is certainly showing. With Pokémon Black/White 2 out in the Japanese wilds, th...


Go West! Week Twenty: My Pokemans, let me show you them

Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Go West!, your favorite column for your weekly dose of Elliot playing and talking about games so you don't have to!  This week sees a scattering of game releases across all the consoles, with two very bi...


Henshin! Rider Generations 2 shows off its cosmic mind

Considering how far Fourze is at the moment, I was not too surprised to hear that all 40 Astro Switches are going to appear in All Kamen Rider: Rider Generations 2. Besides having access to Fourze's four States, you will be able to mix and ...


Pokemon: Black and White! season 2 could be way better

Normally, I wouldn't consider posting about the promo for the latest season of the Pokemon anime. But since we were treated to such an awesome promo for Pokemon Black & White 2 last week, it seems only fitting to post the promo for Pok...


Pokemon Black & White 2 gets an awesome anime trailer!

Nintendo can sometimes have good ads that properly hype their product. They can sometimes have quirky ads that stick with you for years to come. But when it comes to Pokemon, they rarely have an ad made up of pure awesome. It's usually som...


Classic Gym Leaders return to Pokemon Black and White 2

Pokémon Black and White Version 2 is kicking it old school by bringing back the classic Gym Leaders from the Red, Blue, and Yellow days. While the Kanto region is not open to players again, you will get to battle the old Gy...


Some cool reasons to give McDonald's your lovin'

So you're walking through Shinjuku and you start to feel a little hungry. It happens, there is no need to feel embarrassed about it! What's that? You don't fancy something you can only eat in Japan tonight? No problem, McDonald's ...


Japanator Recommends: Devil Survivor 2

When the title Devil Survivor comes to mind, you might think that you are about to experience a video game about the life of a person that survived the excruciating pain of getting possessed by a devil. In reality, Devil Surv...


Rider Generations 2 is ready to count up its screenshots

It's only been six days since we found out that there are plans to make a sequel to All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation, and the game has used its belt to transform into a series of screenshots that will take down any evil organization. ...


More goodies and videos invade Pokemon Black and White 2

To be more precise, there are not that many new additions to the next trailer of the upcoming Pokémon game. However, there was a scene where you encounter a mecha Tyranitar, which might be part of one of the new features in the game ...


Sequel Rider Kick! New Rider Generation game is announced

Get you belts ready, because All Kamen Rider: Rider Generation is getting a sequel that is going to come out this summer for the DS and the PSP. One of the best parts of this announcement is that PSP owners will have the chance to experienc...


Well played! Pokemon Black and White 2 to be real sequels

I would love to thank Nintendo and the folks at Game Freak, for surprising us with the plans that they have in mind for the two new versions that take place within Unova. Instead of it being a Unova with a few extra additions, the new game'...


Nobunaga Oda is ready to take NA in Pokemon Conquest

You got to hand it to Nintendo for making sure that no Pokémon title is left untouched for western release. While most people are not too familiar with the Nobunaga's Ambition series of games, the fact that it features various Pok&ea...


Gotta catch em all! New Pokemon game is coming to the US

Yesterday, the inevitable third version for Pokémon Black and White has been announced. Instead of the Gray Version that people were expecting, we are getting two new games that are hinted to be a direct sequel to the story...


Target goal met: Radiant Historia gets a re-release

Congratulations Atlus fans (Including myself.), our replies have given Atlus the courage to print more copies of Radiant Historia. Now we will have the opportunity to experience this tale that delivers its own take on the concept of ti...


Despair, you're only getting one piece of One Piece 3DS

Get it?! One...piece...of a One Piece game! Seriously, though, this is sad news for fans of One Piece games resources. It seems that the English-language version of One Piece: Unlimited Cruise SP for the 3DS will be more or less choppe...


Devil Survivor 2 gets new website, trailer to go with it

The release date of one of the last major DS games is approaching fast. Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 will release on February 28, effectively marking the actual death of the DS, now that the 3DS has been out for almost a year. And m...


Who wants a copy of Radiant Historia for less than $100?

Wait what? When did this happen? You would think that this game would still be $29.99 US dollars, since it has only been out for a year. Don't believe me, the game's page on Amazon shows enough evidence on how high the price of this game ha...


Now, yewtwo can command the power of Mewtwo

Own Pokémon Black or White in North America and jealous that Japan got free a Mewtwo download last year? If you didn't know, don't start being jealous now. Starting Feb. 12, the lovely folks at The Pokémon Company will be deli...


Atlus unleashes a brand new trailer for Devil Survivor 2

Well look at that! Atlus has released a new trailer for their upcoming SRPG, Devil Survivor 2. You're not going to find any gameplay here, as the video seems to be trying to set the tone for the game. Part 2 is in many ways a very different...


Japanator Recommends: Solatorobo: Red the Hunter

In 1999, stores in America saw the release of a small, quirky 3D action/adventure title called Tail Concerto. Developed by Fukuoka based CyberConnect2 studios, the game took place in a world occupied by both cat and dog people. You followed...


Is Shigeru Miyamoto retiring? 'Nope,' says Nintendo

You may have heard some news circulating about the gaming tubes that legendary game designer and all-around smiley guy Shigeru “Shiggy” Miyamoto was “retiring from [his] current position” in Nintendo, to concentrate ...


Prepare for Love: Love Plus is now in English

Rejoice, 2-D fanatics, for Rinko, Manaka and Nene have been practicing their English, the better for you to court them in. You can thank a dedicated group of 3-D people, as they have worked on a gargantuan patch to teach legendary dating si...


It is time for you to see Devil Survivor 2's intro

My Atlus fandom isn't just limited to Persona and Catherine, believe it or not. In fact, one of their best new IPs is Devil Survivor, a tactical game full of MegaTen-series edge and an addicting level of depth. I'd hazard to say that they'r...


Atsumete! Kirby on DS features ten-Kirby swarm

A new site for the upcoming DS Kirby game went up yesterday complete with loads of gameplay videos. It seems the player will take control of a swarm of up to ten Kirbies simultaneously. Even if you can't read the Japanese, it's easy enough ...


Devil Survivor 2 coming soon to... the original DS

Astute gamers will remember the release of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor on the Nintendo DS. The game about surviving over the course of seven days is getting an update on the 3DS with added content, so now is the perfect time to annou...


Phoenix Wright live-action confirmed, coming early 2012

Well, what we all figured has been officially confirmed: a live-action Phoenix Wright film is in the works! Takashi Miike (director of Ichi the Killer, Yatterman and 13 Assassins), who is currently promoting his latest film Hara-kiri: Death...


Takashi Miike making live-action Phoenix Wright? Yup!

Okay, so there's this story going around with a quote from Takashi Miike, a popular cult-film director who has gone mainstream in Japan (you probably know him from his work Ichi the Killer or 13 Assassins). While promoting his latest, Hara-...


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