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Tecmo Koei now Koei Tecmo in West, Marvelous Inc. drops AQL

2014 is the year of corporate name reversals, it seems. After Namco Bandai became Bandai Namco, Tecmo Koei and MarvelousAQL have decided to get in on the act. Or, as we should say now, Koei Tecmo and Marvelous Inc. It might seem odd, but there is some sense to the moves. When Tecmo and Koei merg...

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Keiji Inafune on why you shouldn't tease unannounced projects

"I don't think I mentioned anything about PlayStation Vita," Keiji Inafune told me in an interview this morning. His answer -- an outright lie -- elicited laughs from myself and his translator, both of us having attended his state of the Japanese game industry panel yesterday at GDC 2012 -- where h...

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Little King's Story Vita receives regal Japanese trailer

Little King's Story, one of the best games of 2009 that nearly nobody played, is coming soon to PS Vita. Hopefully this majestic strategy title with Pikmin-esque combat will find an audience on Sony's fancy new handheld....

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Keiji Inafune reveals 'King of Pirates,' heading to 3DS in 2012

Ex-Capcom head of production, Keiji Inafune, has yet another pot on the stove. His company, Intercept, announced its next game last night: "King of Pirates" for the Nintendo 3DS, which brings Inafune back into console development (as previously hinted). The game is apparently set on a massive o...

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Marvelous and AQ Interactive merging

Marvelous Entertainment, the developer of the Harvest Moon series and Japanese publisher of games like No More Heroes, Muramasa, and Deadly Premonition, is entering into a merger with AQ Interactive, the publisher of the Korg DS-10 games, Bullet Witch, Blue Dragon Plus, and the 3DS title Cubic Ni...

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No More Heroes: Red Zone packs Move controls, new material in Japan [Update]

The weekly Famitsu leak has brought early word of another re-release of No More Heroes coming to Japan, called No More Heroes: Red Zone. This PS3-only version adds material not found in last year's Japanese PS3 release of No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise, including PlayStation Move compatibili...

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Three minutes of Hero 30 Second

Hero 30 Second ditches all the gameplay varieties from its predecessor except for the Hero 30 mode -- so no controlling the Evil Lord this time. But that Hero mode is expanded, and playable in five different scenarios. The totally dramatic trailer after the break introduces them all....

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Konami releasing No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise on PS3 in Europe, with Move support

Konami Europe has picked up the rights to No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise, the Feelplus-developed HD port of No More Heroes -- but seemingly just the PS3 version and not the Xbox 360 release. To make the news even more baffling, Konami is adding PlayStation Move support. That's right, the motion co...

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Marvelous profits in fiscal Q1 -- by cutting back on game releases

Marvelous Entertainment has, in the recent past, been reporting disappointing earnings. Well, not even "earnings." Losses. To combat those losses, the company reduced its slate for fiscal 2011, a strategy that appears to have worked. In its last fiscal quarter (which ended June 30), Marvelous's d...

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Marvelous plans new IP, 3DS Harvest Moon for next fiscal year

The reduction of new IP coming out of Marvelous Entertainment isn't as total as we'd heard. In a recent investor Q&A summarized by air-be and translated by Siliconera, the company revealed that it will have original IP in the next fiscal year, for "new hardware." The current fiscal year ends Mar...

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