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Super Famicom visual novel makes English debut on iOS

Visual novel Banshee's Last Cry was released as a choose-your-own-adventure novel on the Super Famicom back in 1994, but this week's iOS port is the first chance to experience the game in English. You can try out Banshee's Last Cry for free, but you'll need to pay $3.99 if you want to flip through...

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma hits US on March 14, limited edition is $80

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma launches on March 14 in North America for PS3, and that limited edition costs $80. The "mysterious" item in the limited edition, exclusive to the US, is a reference poster with all playable characters and their moves, and the bundle includes a special features Blu-ray...

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Sexy warrior dating sim Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi coming to North America

Aksys revealed plans to localize Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi a choose-your-own-adventure-style visual novel for the PlayStation 3 and follow-up to last year's PSP release Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom. The Hakuoki series is part of the otome (female market-targeted) visual novel...

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PSA: Muramasa Rebirth invades Europe

Following a March release in Japan and a June release in North America, Aksys Games has announced that Muramasa Rebirth is now available to European Vita owners via PlayStation Network download. As its name suggests, Muramasa Rebirth is an enhanced re-release of 2009's Wii-exclusive Muramasa:...

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma limited edition includes 'mysterious' item

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma will make its PlayStation 3 debut in two versions: The standard release, and the newly revealed limited edition, which offers players the game alongside a handful of bonuses. Included in the limited edition are a 40-page art book, an official soundtrack CD, a Nendoroid...

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Sweet Fuse, a dating game starring Keiji Inafune's niece, out August 27

Sweet Fuse, the Japanese dating sim starring the fictional niece of game designer Keiji Inafune, will hit PlayStation Network and retail shelves for PSP on August 27. In the game, Saki Inafune visits her famous uncle's new amusement park on opening day – the same day that the villain Count...

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Three quirky Japanese imports coming to PS Vita

PS Vita owners can look forward to a trio of new localizations bringing fresh weirdness to their handhelds. Up first is Holy Sorcery Story, a dungeon crawler and roguelike focused on curry preparation, due later this year in North America from developer Compile Heart. Aksys announced the...

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BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend PS Vita free on PS Plus this week

This week's PlayStation Plus freebie is BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend. All PlayStation Plus members can download the PS Vita fighter gratis when the PlayStation Network updates later today – sorry, the PS3 version does not apply. Tomorrow, PS Plus also gets a free timed trial of Sly...

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Muramasa Rebirth finds new life on PS Vita 'early summer'

During a GDC demo of Muramasa Rebirth, the PS Vita port of Vanillaware's 2D action game Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Aksys PR coordinator Russell Iriye confirmed with Joystiq that the game is currently penciled in for "early summer." "We have not talked about a release date yet. Right now all we're...

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Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi drops Feb. 19

Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi, the hack-and-slash PSP action game based on Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom (itself a PSP otome visual novel about getting hunky samurai to fall in love with you), will be available on February 19 in North America, Aksys has announced. Folks that...

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