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Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace Project gets a US and European release

31 Jan

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We’ve already covered the Japanese release of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Short Peace Project on PlayStation 3 few weeks ago. Usually this is something that never make it out of  Japan, but incredibly enough, today we’re here to report you that Namco Bandai has announced a localized release for the US.

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Short Peace video game released today in Japan

16 Jan

short peace ps3 Tsukigime Ranko no Ichiban Nagai Hi

What’s this? Wait, let’s go in order. What exactly Short Peace is? It is an anthology anime film by Katsuhiro Otomo, legendary artist and anime director, best known for his masterpiece Akira. By anthology we mean a collection of four short movies directed by different artists. Here’s the trailer for the movie.

Now, Short Peace itself is composed by four short movies, let’s say four pieces, all about “Japan” as a common subject, but there is one more. The fifth bit of the of the project is indeed a video game. And it’s out today (January 16) in Japan.

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Senran Kagura Burst gets an European release date

16 Jan

Senran Kagura Burst

We’re finally happy to report that an European release date for Senran Kagura Burst has been announced by MAQL Europe, European division of MarvelousAQL, publisher of the game.

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Is Platinum Games developing a new Star Fox game on Wii U?

13 Jan

star fox platinum games wii u

It’s not a secret that a lot of people would like to play a brand new Star Fox game, and it’s also no big news that Platinum Games’ Hideki Kamiya has previously stated that he’d love to work on the franchise. Platinum Games also has quite a lot of experience developing on the Wii U by now, after Wonderful 101 and Bayonetta 2.

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New Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure based game announced

30 Dec

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure stardust shooters

The long running manga series Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure is getting a lot of attentions lately. First with the release of the acclaimed Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle on PS3 (here’s our review), then with the announcement of a very surprising western release of it next year. And now it’s the turn of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Stardust Shooters, published by Namco Bandai on iOS and Android.

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Initial D Perfect Shift Online gets a debut trailer

30 Dec

initial d perfect shift online

Some weeks ago we told you about the new Initial D free-to-play game on its way to the 3DS (the Japanese one, obviously). Initial D Perfect Shift Online, developed by SEGA, looked like a shifting-only racing game, and now, with the first debut trailer, we know it for sure.

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Release of Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter delayed

27 Dec

largePokémon Bank Poké Transporter

Today is the day. Ehm…actually, was the day. We’re talking about the release of both Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter, the two brand new 3DS apps that allow players to transfer their favourite Pokémon from older versions of the game to X & Y and also store them online.

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Protect your iPhone with these cool SEGA covers

20 Dec

tommo sega iphone cover

SEGA may not be in for new hardware making, but sure they know how to sell their copyrights. This is the case of these awesome iPhone covers inspired to some of the most famous SEGA consoles.

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Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney finally has an European release date

19 Dec

Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney

Back in August we were able to confirm that the next big 3DS crossover (sure not the only one) Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney was confirmed for a US and European release. Today, we’re finally here to tell you when you’ll be able to enjoy this gem!

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Nintendo announces a Zelda spin-off developed by Tecmo Koei

19 Dec

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Yesterday there was a new Nintendo Direct, and usually that means new games announcements. It was indeed, but Zelda fans were expecting the long-waited not-yet-announced new Legend Of Zelda game for the Wii U.

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