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Windswept deserts, 80s buddy cops from ex-Team Ico devs

A group of five game industry veterans, including two former The Last Guardian developers, have founded Friend & Foe, an independent studio in Tokyo. Friend & Foe is working on two games in parallel, Vane and Dangerous Men. Vane is the more fleshed-out project, complete with a flurry of ...

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Teacher claiming to be Resident Evil ghost composer says Samuragochi isn't deaf

Part-time music teacher Takashi Niigaki said during a televised press conference in Tokyo that he was the ghost composer for Mamoru Samuragochi, the musician credited with scoring Resident Evil and Onimusha, among numerous famous symphonies. Samuragochi, known as "Japan's Beethoven," admitted this ...

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Grab the Nubuwo Winter Bundle, help fund the FAMI-MODE 2012 DVD

The third video game music menagerie from Nubuwo is the Winter Bundle, and it's available on the Kickstarter for the FAMI-MODE 2012 DVD, a documentary of Tokyo's live chiptune concert. The Winter Bundle includes two halves of more than 80 songs each, the indie pack and the Fami pack, with either ha...

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New Resident Evil 6 details, freshly imported from Japan

The announce of Resident Evil 6 stole the spotlight yesterday afternoon during Capcom's big 15th anniversary event in Japan, and the company delivered even more info on the game than the surprisingly lengthy trailer could offer. It turns out that Leon will be joined by a brand new, highly alliter...

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Nintendo holding 3DS event in Tokyo September 13

Nintendo will host a 3DS-focused media event in Tokyo on September 13, Bloomberg Japan reports. That's two days before the start of the Tokyo Game Show, which Nintendo typically does not attend officially. The Nintendo event will not let consumers in, but will be open to investors and analysts. ...

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Final Fantasy XI and XIV servers back online this Friday

Though the real Japan's recovery efforts are ongoing following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, the virtual worlds of Vana'diel and Eorzea will be back in pristine, explorable condition on Friday, March 25. After taking the servers down for both Final Fantasy XI and XIV as a power conserva...

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Ace Attorney Investigations becomes a theme park attraction

Japan residents eager to step into the frilly cravat of Ace Attorney Investigations prosecutor Miles Edgeworth will be able to do so this spring. Well, not literally -- more like step into his office. In honor of the Japanese release of Ace Attorney Investigations 2, Sega's Tokyo Joypolis theme park...

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Live From Sony's PlayStation event

This is where it all happens -- well, this is where we'll tell you about it all happening. Tonight, we'll find out what Sony has in store for us. Will it be ... some kind of handheld gaming device? Or will Sony defy expectations by continuing to pretend that the PSP successor doesn't exist? Or maybe...

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Japanese 3DS showcase named 'Nintendo World 2011'

Nintendo opened the official website for its previously announced public 3DS demo event (in Japan -- calm down), dubbing the showcase "Nintendo World 2011." Taking place from January 8 - 10 in Hall 9 of the Makuhari Messe convention center (home of Tokyo Game Show), admission to the event will be f...

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Report: Ignition Florida shutting its doors

More trouble for Ignition Entertainment -- after the recent closure of its London studio and the subsequent cancellation of WarDevil, it looks like Reich is headed for the same fate, as the company's Florida studio is now closed, according to a report from Gamasutra. Unconfirmed reports say that al...

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