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Warriors Orochi Z Not Coming Stateside
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Warriors Orochi Z Not Coming Stateside

Koei is notorious for milking their franchises until they’re dried up and stale, and North American audiences seem to be getting a little bored of the button jamming action the Dynasty Warriors series provides. Maybe that’s why Warriors Orochi Z isn’t making it over. Warriors Orochi, for those who don’t know, ...

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Valve Team Fortress 2 Raised $430,543.65 from Gamers Buying Hats
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Valve Team Fortress 2 Raised $430,543.65 from Gamers Buying Hats

Valve is proud to report that their Team Fortress 2 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami relief fundraising has collected the total of $430,543.65. Gamers of Team Fortress 2 had bought a total of $430k worth of hats in the time span of 2 weeks. That is definitely an awesome accomplishment from the closely bonded Team ...

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Want Fatal Frame 4? No Problem, English translation on the way!
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Want Fatal Frame 4? No Problem, English translation on the way!

Survival horror fans were more than a little disappointed when the overseas Fatal Frame IV release was canned. Fortunately enough, there is a fan translation underway for those who need their horror fix. Fatal Frame IV launched on the Wii July 2008 in Japan and sold approximately 75,000 copies up until the end ...

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Storm Trooper’s Private Quarter
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Storm Trooper’s Private Quarter

o, no, no, that is just where Danny Choo organized his book project ‘Otacool’, which takes a look at all the Otaku’s room in the world.  Somehow dressing like that and working in that environment, I feel you can be way more productive than say your regular cubicle. Check it out at Otacool via Figure.fm.

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20 Cool Video Game Inspired Bentos? Yummy
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20 Cool Video Game Inspired Bentos? Yummy

Not sure what a ”Bento’ is? Well, basically a lunch box in Japan. It usually consists of rice, egg, meat and some sort of vegetables in it. A bunch of very creative video game enthusiast made these Bentos into video game characters. The characters will appeal to most kids while allowing them to consume a healthy diet. ...

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Pokemon Redesigned in Traditional Japanese Style Artwork
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Pokemon Redesigned in Traditional Japanese Style Artwork

Ever wanted to see Pokemons redesigned with a more fearsome look that can really kick some *ss? A Japanese Pokemon enthusiast did just that; 150 Pokemons illustrated in a traditional Japanese art style that can certainly beat out the anime version anytime. Just take a look at Jigglypuff and you’ll think twice ...

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Japan’s Nintendo DSi LL Price Drop & New Colors
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Japan’s Nintendo DSi LL Price Drop & New Colors

Nintendo has dropped the prices for their latest version of the Nintendo DSi LL and will be releasing three new colors. It is reported that the LL model is dropped to ¥18,000 from ¥20,000, the DSi model is dropped to ¥15,000 from ¥18,500, and finally the DS Lite will be left to the retailer to price. As for the ...

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Vanguard Princess: Cute Fighting Game – Free Download
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Vanguard Princess: Cute Fighting Game – Free Download

Vanguard Princess is a free 2D fighting game created by an ex-Capcom employee Tomoaki Sugeno. The game art style is modern moe style but the actual game system is closer to old fighting game style instead of the easy-combo game style that these kinds of games have become associated with. This game is way too good in ...

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Amazing Violinist Plays BG & Sound Effects in Sync with NES Games
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Amazing Violinist Plays BG & Sound Effects in Sync with NES Games

Hey, who needs BGM or any other sound in the game when you have this guy playing it for you on his violin. Just imagine yourself playing super mario bros while Teppei Okada does the background music and the special effect with his violin and get this, he plays the music and sound effect in sync with the game ...

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Nintendo 3DS Will Feature Software Install [Rumors]
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Nintendo 3DS Will Feature Software Install [Rumors]

Nintendo new 3DS handheld is reported to have software install feature on the handheld. Nikkei newspaper in Japan reported that gamers can store multiple games into the system by using the internal memory, which let gamers leave their cartridge games at home. Also, this will let gamers swap games without the ...

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