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    Thursday January 26, 2012
  • Netflix Scraps Game Rental Service

    Even though subscribers are on the rebound

    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!

  • Sunday January 22, 2012
  • Why Don't Japanese People Buy Western Games?

    Answers from 2channel posters and blog commenters

    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!

  • Sunday January 1, 2012
  • Is Noizi Ito Designing Characters For A New Nippon Ichi Game?

    Fans of "Haruhi Suzumiya" may want to keep an eye on this...

    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!

  • Sunday December 11, 2011
  • Video Game Award Winners Announced on Spike TV

    And Game of the Year is...

    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.

  • Thursday December 8, 2011
  • Real Style Launches tri-Ace Collabo Game Teaser Site

    But what kind of game will it be?

    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!

  • Thursday December 1, 2011
  • Girl Sugoren Pinpoints 9 Behaviors That Will Out You As Otaku

    How Japanese girls experience "otabare"

    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!

  • Wednesday November 30, 2011
  • "Koiken!" Mobile Game Gets Cell Phone Anime

    Retains voice cast from game

    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!

  • "Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn" PS3 Game To Include Original Missions

    Gundam cast mode features the player as a captain with three crew members

    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!

  • Sunday November 27, 2011
  • "Persona 4" Anime vs. Video Game: Character Designs Compared

    No surprise that they are pretty faithful

    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!

  • Monday October 31, 2011
  • Suda51 To Be CEO Of New Social Gaming Company

    "Grasshopper Social Network Service, Inc." coming soon from Grasshopper Manufacture and DeNA

    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!

  • Sunday August 28, 2011
  • J-Pop Summit Festival 2011: Project DIVA Arcade Hands-On

    We bop to the VOCALOID beat

    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!

  • Wednesday August 3, 2011
  • Review: Catherine (Xbox 360)

    Atlus sends us to explore not only block puzzles, but our consciences as well

    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!

  • Thursday July 14, 2011
  • Demo Report: Catherine (Xbox 360)

    It's ok, Vincent, action-puzzle games give us nightmares, too

    "What, you don't want to marry your girlfriend?" We spin Vincent through the demo of Catherine for Xbox 360.

  • Monday July 11, 2011
  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Gets Official Website

    A handful of songs announced, plus screens

    New details were released about Square Enix's rhythm game, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy in tandem with the official website opening. Screens included post-jump.