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Our love for Doraemon grows with each new screen

When not upping the cute factor of your DS or bridging together genres to make one of the most awesome hybrid games we've ever heard of, Doraemon is fine with just ruling Japan. Well, we're prepared to accept the robotic cat into our life, as we're sure if Japan loves him, we most certainly will. Do...

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Another Week in Japan: Hardware and software numbers 3/10-3/16

"If you bundle a game with a special brush stylus, they will come," the heavens whispered to Nintendo. While we expected Beautiful Letter Training (also known as Bimoji or Calligraphy Training) to do well, we didn't expect it to sell 66,000 copies in its first week. This first-party effort by Nint...

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Another Week in Japan: Hardware and software numbers 3/3-3/9

Japan loves Doraemon, and it shows. Not only did the manga-based robot cat have a successful DS baseball game, but now a game based on the manga itself debuted in the top ten. Soma Bringer was still the top dog for the handheld, though, selling a total of 68,000 copies in two weeks. Are numbers lik...

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Taiko Cameo Master

Hey kids, Namco Bandai's Taiko Drum Master: 7 Islands' Adventure isn't just about providing us with a source of rhythmic, touchscreen-tapping goodness -- according to the latest batch of screens from Famitsu, it also happens to feature some pretty neat cameos. The Butt-Biting Bug to the right there ...

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Sega uses 'Answer x Answer' arcade game for a little cross-promotion

Answer x Answer is an arcade quiz game from Sega that involves answering trivia questions and also solving various puzzles, and competing online to be the fastest and most accurate. Sega is taking advantage of its success by throwing some advertising for one of its other licensed properties, Doraemo...

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Taiko no Tatsujin's ironically earless guest

The last Taiko no Tatsujin DS game featured the Super Mario Bros. theme song, accompanied by wonderful Mario animations. We don't know if any Nintendo characters or themes are going to make an appearance in the sequel, 7-tsu no Shima no Daibouken, but Namco Bandai is still looking outside its own pr...

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Doraemon returns from the future to make your DS cute again

The world's favorite blue robot cat from the future is back with more stuff to put on your DS. The Doraemon Waku Waku DS Accessory Set includes a system shell, a card case, an extending stylus, and a screen-cleaning strap all bearing the adorable visage of Doraemon. The DS case has a repeating lig...

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Take me out to the robot cat ballgame

There is a noticeable dearth of robot cat baseball games on the DS -- or robot baseball games, for that matter. Or cat baseball games. Luckily, Dorabase will fulfill that obvious need for the Japanese audience, at least. It also fulfills another desire of ours. In addition to its wacky concept and ...

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New Doraemon DS Lite accessories

Are you a fan of earless cartoon robot cats from the future? What are we saying-- of course you are. Hori is releasing a new suite of DS Lite accessories in a blue checkerboard theme with Doraemon adornments. 980 yen ($8.42) gets you a pack containing decals for the inside and outside of the DSL, a...

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Doraemon DS shows up in Sega promotion

Blue, time-traveling robotic cat manga news now, with Sega annoucing a raffle tied in with their upcoming game, Doraemon: Nobita no Kyouryuu 2006. If you purchase the game, you'll get a non-golden ticket which can be mailed off to Sega in the hopes of winning a limited edition Doraemon DS. There ar...

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