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Japanese, American import PSOne games coming to Euro PSN

The North American PSN features a PSOne Imports store, to sell previously Japan-exclusive games digitally. SCEE is expanding the idea for the European PS Store, announcing an initiative to publish US and Japanese games in that region. No titles have been announced yet. Publishers of US/Japanes...

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Joyswag: Come get free copies of this week's PSOne Imports

Was your interest piqued by Rapid Angel and Yakiniku Bugyou, the two import PlayStation games released on PSN this week by MonkeyPaw Games? Would you, perhaps, like your very own copy of the Japanese BBQ shop simulator Yakiniku Bugyou, or the anime brawler Rapid Angel? Would that be something you...

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Sailor Moon returns in Italian-exclusive DS game

Breaking! Sailor Moon has washed up in Italy, years after her abrupt disappearance from US syndication. Following a new initiative to globalize Ms. Moon's brand of magical girl ... sailing (is it?), Namco Bandai Europe has announced the world's first Sailor Moon DS game -- and, in fact, only the se...

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Money Idol Exchanger and Sonic Wings Special on the PSN import store

MonkeyPaw Games is living up to its responsibility as the single publisher (so far) for the PSN Imports Store, dropping two interesting Japanese PlayStation games on the service today. In case you're not familiar with one or both -- a totally understandable happenstance -- here's what they are. M...

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Sony finally launches PS2 in Brazil (or, welcome to 2000!)

We don't live in Brazil, but from what we hear, it's not one of the most gamer-friendly places out there. Piracy runs rampant and whenever any kind of controversial game releases, citizens usually find their government won't let 'em play it. But, hey, things are kinda looking up! Reader Renato wro...

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From Software goes port crazy on PSP in Japan

According to the latest issue of Famitsu (via PSPHyper), From Software plans to follow up its port of Tenchu: Shadow Assassins with some more PS2-to-PSP ports, so we hope you like games about silent, deadly ninjas, and gigantic, destructive mechs. First, From Software plans to port Tenchu 3 (also ...

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Imports on VC this Monday: Bomberman '94, Detana!! Twinbee

After five months of total inactivity, during which time it focused on WiiWare, Hudson is returning to the Virtual Console this Monday. Just like the last set of TurboGrafx-16 games so long ago, the two games announced for next week are imports! This means, at the very least, that Hudson has not aba...

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Japanese gamers eager for Resident Evil: Long Line

As Famitsu shows us, Japanese gamers were anxious to get their hands on Capcom's latest run-and-gun shooter entry in the survival-horror genre, Resident Evil 5, lining up before stores opened early in the morning. In fact, some of them even purchased the Xbox 360 bundle, as evidenced here. Of cour...

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BlazBlue throws a beatdown on PS3, Xbox 360

Arc System Works, the folks behind popular 2D fighting franchise Guilty Gear, are planning on bringing their high-def 2D fighter, BlazBlue, to the Xbox 360 and PS3 IGN reports. Currently only available in Japanese arcades, the title is being ported to home consoles in the region, with release aimed...

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Nintendo: No plans to bring Classic Controller Pro to U.S.

Well folks, clear some room, because your hopes and dreams are about to come crashing down ... now: Nintendo has no plans to bring the Classic Controller Pro to the United States. In fact, that's exactly what a kind Nintendo spokesperson said: "At this time, we do not have any plans to launch the ...

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