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Video: Joystiq vs TGS 2011

The Tokyo Game Show is over and done but, thanks partly to some serious jetlag, we'll be trickling out a few more articles here and there over the coming days. Watch a new Joystiq "versus" video as we once again part ways with the Land of the Rising Sun. [Music: "Airbrushed" (Live at WFMU) b...

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Ni no Kuni (PS3) preview: In the Pig City

Not that I expected it to, but a year after my first demo, I'm delighted to report that Ni no Kuni still looks completely gorgeous. The graphics don't seem incredibly impressive from a technical perspective -- they're actually pretty simple -- but effective use of cel-shading and good old-fashi...

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Final Fantasy XIII-2: Paradigm slightly shifted

Let's get something out of the way: I haven't played Final Fantasy XIII. Not one minute. That said, I'm fairly confident in saying that Final Fantasy XIII-2 doesn't dramatically alter the foundation laid down by XIII. I'm also very confident in saying that grasping the complexities of XIII-2's co...

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Tokyo Game Show 2011 draws largest crowd ever as show floor continues to shrink

Though shrinking booth sizes and publishers entirely skipping this year's event characterized the Tokyo Game Show, it saw its highest attendance numbers ever in 2011, according to the event's organizers. Over four days, the event drew 222,668 visitors, averaging 85K people on the two public days ...

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Xseed publishing Vanillaware's online RPG 'Grand Knights History'

XSEED has picked up Vanillaware's recent PSP release, the turn-based RPG Grand Knights History, with the intention to publish it in both UMD and digital releases this winter. Rising Star Games will publish it in Europe at an unspecified time. Vanillaware, if you can't quite place the name, is the...

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Fine fanservice in Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy

People give Square Enix trouble for Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, saying that the graphics are too simple and the gameplay too limited for a retail 3DS game. To those people, I say whatever. Well, I might (conditionally) agree on the second point. But mostly, whatever. Even if it is a simple imp...

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We don't object to this Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright trailer one bit

Sure, it's all in Japanese. And sure, we're not really sure what's going on as a result, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the latest trailer for Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright on Nintendo 3DS. No plans exist for a US release yet, but Level 5 gives us hope with its recent news about Ni n...

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Inafune's next game was ready to show at TGS, but he wasn't

Ex-Capcom head of production Keiji Inafune has announced a couple of social titles in development at his company Comcept, and some form of involvement in a female dating sim for PSP, but he's yet to speak about anything in the console realm from his other company, Intercept. He had plans to sh...

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Mad Catz fully responsible for relaunch of Rock Band 3

When Mad Catz re-releases Rock Band 3 this holiday, it'll be acting as sole financier on the Xbox 360-only publishing deal. "They're actually doing the retail distribution as well as marketing support, etc. They're acting as de facto publisher for the title," Harmonix CEO Alex Rigopulos explained...

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Inafune asked to keep working on canned Mega Man projects post-Capcom; Capcom declined

When Mega Man co-creator and former head of production at Capcom Keiji Inafune vacated his long-held position late last year, it was unclear what would happen with the two projects he had just fought to get going -- a long-awaited sequel in the Mega Man Legends series and an ambitious XBLA/PSN Me...

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