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Disaster: Day of Crisis's resuscitation combo

If there was ever a game we were waiting on to see some actual substance from, it's Disaster: Day of Crisis. And, much like the character receiving treatment above, we're glad to see the title has been given the 'ole CPR. While we'd like to say these new screens are accompanied by some kind of...

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Mystery trademark revealed: Monolith Soft's Soma Bringer

Last month, Nintendo registered a bunch of trademarks in Japan that were primarily Wii-related (which led to some confusion when we spotted Nintendo Magic on the list). One of the more mysterious trademarks was something called "Soma Bringer." Along with about a billion other things, the identity...

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Monolith Soft now part of Nintendo's monolith

All those Wii and DS profits must have been burning a hole in Nintendo's pocket, because they went developer shopping and picked up Monolith Soft. We guess they really liked that one screenshot of Disaster: Day of Crisis. Monolith Soft is responsible for the reviled Xenosaga series (the Japanese...

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Nintendo buys Xenosaga dev Monolith Soft

Japanese development studio Monolith Soft has been purchased by Nintendo from Namco Bandai, according to a press release (PDF file) from credible Japanese news source Nikkei translated by gaming site The Platformers. Our team of translators have discerned from the release that Nintendo now owns 80%...

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First Disaster: Day of Crisis screenshot

Nintendo released a single screenshot of Monolith Soft's Disaster: Day of Crisis, the natural-disaster survival game announced at E3 2006. We now have our first indication of how the game will play-- that arrow suggests a Quick Timer Event. Whether that means an action/adventure game with...

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