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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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Level-5 working on 'Time Travelers' for new hardware

This week's Famitsu (via Andriasang) outs a new project from Professor Layton and Dragon Quest IX developer Level-5: "Time Travelers," the first game out of Level-5's Tokyo office. The project is a collaboration between producer Akihiro Hino and Jiro Ishii, who directed "sound novels," like the accl...

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Epic Games planning gala celebration to open Tokyo office

Fujisoft building in Akihabara [image source] Epic Games has announced the official opening of its Japan office -- on April 15, the company will hold an event in the Fujisoft Building in Tokyo's Akihabara district, and the guest list includes a few gaming luminaries, including No More Heroes' Suda...

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Square Enix job listing reveals preparation for 'next generation platforms'

Sony may have a 10 year plan for PS3, and Microsoft may be extending the life of the 360 with Project Natal -- heck, even Nintendo has repeatedly stated it's sticking with the Wii -- but Square Enix is reading between the lines and gearing up for the next generation of gaming regardless. IGN spotte...

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Joystiq vs. TGS '09: Day Four

That's a wrap, folks. Tokyo Game Show is over! Since day four was mainly a "sit down and get work done" day for Team 'Stiq, very little video was shot. Thankfully, our friend Ross Miller at Engadget had plenty of footage of some of the sights around the show to bring your another edition of Joystiq...

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Joystiq vs. TGS 2009: Day Two

Another day, another video of Joystiq on the streets of Chiba! Day Two of TGS 2009 proved to be more eventful than the first as our gaggle of bloggers split up to tackle the laundry list of titles available to play on the show floor -- and some that weren't! You wanna know what it feels like to be ...

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TGS 2009: Epic Games opens new Tokyo studio

You wouldn't think a panel called "Adapting the 'Gears of War' Franchise for Global Consumption" wouldn't take place at Tokyo Game Show. Epic Games President Dr. Michael Capps admitted that Gears of War was its biggest franchise, and that "Xbox is not the number one platform here in Japan." Howeve...

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Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker demo available now

If you weren't able to make the trip to Japan for the Tokyo Game Show this year, don't fret -- not only do we have you covered on the hot news scoop front, but IGN managed to snag a downloadable copy of the co-op enabled, TGS-exclusive (well, formerly TGS-exclusive, we guess) Metal Gear Solid: Peac...

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PS3 Slim 'Play Face' ads invade Shibuya Station

Sony's marketing gurus are pulling out all the stops to make sure people hear about their newly emaciated console -- in Japan, they're even making special efforts to totally creep people out as they do so. The "Play Face" campaign has expanded beyond the realm of bizarre television advertisements...

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Konami employee sues for sexual discrimination

An employee of Konami in Japan is suing the company after she allegedly had her wage lowered and was demoted after returning from maternity leave, according to reports. The suit by 36-year-old Yoko Sekiguchi, who is seeking $343,000 in damages, states that she was moved to a domestic position and ...

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