During that whole Qwikster moment that happened last September/October where Netflix almost became two separate companies, it was announced that they would begin renting videogames as well as DVDs. That no longer appears to be the case. Details after the jump!
Many people on both sides of the ocean have the impression that Japanese gamers are not into Western games. Bump the jump to see why Japanese gamers themselves think that might be, or whether they do indeed think that at all!
Bear with us on this, but there are some peeps in Japan getting excited about a possible connection between Noizi Ito and Nippon Ichi Software that seems to indicate she might be doing character designs for the upcoming, as of yet untitled, game they teased this week. Hop this break to explore the clues!
Spike TV's 9th annual Video Game Awards happened today! What were the best games of 2011? If you missed the live broadcast, we've got all the winners listed after the break.
Real Style announced via a press release that they opened a teaser site for a new game co-developed with tri-Ace. Hit the jump to hear as much as we know about the project so far!
Starting from a premise of, "There aren't that many otaku girls who can grandly announce to the guy they like, 'I'm an otaku!' right?" Girl Sugoren describes 9 ways a girl might accidentally out herself without thinking. Sympathize or revolt, after the jump!
The Mobage social high school romance game Koiken! is getting a cell phone anime called Koiken! ~We became an anime!~. Cast details and more, past the jump!
In addition to allowing players to experience the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn story line from five points of view, there is another mode of missions specific to From Software's PS3 game. Hit the jump for more info!
A fan put together this comparison chart of the main Persona 4 characters as featured in the currently airing anime and the various video game versions. Bump the jump to see how they stack up!
Grasshopper Manufacture is teaming up with DeNA on a social gaming company, according to a DeNA press release. The name may be tentative, but "Grasshopper Social Network Service, Inc." has a mission that seems pretty concrete: develop and manage games exclusively for DeNA's social gaming network, Mobage. Hit the jump for further info!
This weekend's J-pop Summit Festival in San Francisco's Japantown marks the U.S. debut of the arcade version of the VOCALOID rhythm game, Hatsune Mikue: Project DIVA. Bump the jump to hear some more about the game and our experience playing it!
I can't seem to think of another game where you get to play as a putz who cheats on his girlfriend because he can't decide what he wants out of life, or doesn't seem to want much of anything at all. This is pretty much instantly a reason to want to try Catherine out, if nothing else (and we did), but it soon proves a reason to get hooked, even if you're not much of a puzzle game fan. Read more past the jump!
"What, you don't want to marry your girlfriend?" We spin Vincent through the demo of Catherine for Xbox 360.
New details were released about Square Enix's rhythm game, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy in tandem with the official website opening. Screens included post-jump.