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Dragon Quest X headed to Japanese PCs

Dragon Quest X will come to Japanese Windows machines on September 26, Square Enix announced today during a livestream broadcast. The Toriyama-infused MMO, which originally debuted on the Wii last August, also launched on Wii U in March, though to comparatively lackluster results. The PC version...

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Resident Evil 6 getting Japanese voiceover as DLC

Capcom is working on DLC for Resident Evil 6 featuring Japanese voiceovers for its audience in the country, Siliconera translates from Famitsu. Resident Evil 6, like many other Capcom games, has English voiceovers only, even in the Japanese version. Not that the game has suffered in Japan for a...

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'Assault the Cheating Boyfriend! Caught You Red-Handed' hits Japan's 3DS eShop next week

Japanese 3DS game Assault the Cheating Boyfriend! Caught You Red-Handed has one of the most straight-forward yet adorable names we've ever seen. Unfortunately it doesn't work very well as an acronym, and if it's shortened to just the first word it sounds like a new Ace Combat game, so we'll just...

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Ghostlight looking to bring JRPGs from console to PC

Ghostlight is a UK publisher that's known for its adaptations of Japanese games (specifically JRPGs). Last week it asked readers of its official blog if there was any interest in seeing Ghostlight bring some JRPGs from Japanese consoles to PC. The interest was apparently high, because this week's...

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NIS will teach you how to read Japanese with iOS 'Character Chowdown' app

NIS America and developer Yummy Yummy Tummy have partnered for an educational game that seems particularly well-suited for NISA fans: Character Chowdown, designed to teach the Japanese kana and kanji writing systems. Naturally, as you and the "Nommon" monsters learn Japanese characters (with the...

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Asura's Wrath reaction no surprise to Matsuyama, dot Hack for NA needs more fan support

CyberConnect2's president Hiroshi Matsuyama was signing autographs at Wondercon in Anaheim, CA this past weekend, and he kindly took a break from showing off his latest game – Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations – to chat with us about how his other games are doing. And...

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Here's the Japanese Pokemon Black/White Version 2 box art

Pokemon Black/White Version 2 are slated to hit Japanese DSes this June, with a North American release later this fall. If previous titles are any indication, this Japanese box art should be roughly analogous to what we'll get in our stores, as hungry Pokemaniacs ravage the land of its resources....

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Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary shirt is a real treasure, for a limited time

You enter the quiet, overgrown cavern by pushing open the heavy stone door with all your might. Inside, sunlight streams through the broken ceiling, and dust that hasn't been disturbed in hundreds of years lazily floats through the air, shaken up by your entrance. The sunbeams land on the summit...

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FFXIII-2 first week sales roughly a third of FFXIII's first week sales

Final Fantasy XIII-2, the latest sequel-sequel from the androgyny JRPG veterans at Square Enix, has closed its first week of sales in the land of the rising sun, with somewhat mixed results. The PS3 version of the title has sold 524,000 units according to Andriasang's translation of Media...

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Capcom bringing Japanese indie games west via new partnership

Or should we say "Nyu" partnership: Capcom has inked a deal with Nyu Media, an intermediary localization company that specializes in Japanese indie titles, to bring (guess what) Japanese indie games to North American and European PCs through the usual stable of digital distribution platforms. ...

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