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Microsoft’s Phil Spencer teases new Xbox One exclusive

In a recent interview with Famitsu, corporate vice president of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer teased a new Xbox One exclusive from a Japanese developer. Translated by Dualshockers, Spencer went on to say that they’re looking to announce the title closer to the Xbox One’s release in Japan. While no studio was mentioned by name, Spencer […]Read More

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PlayStation Vita sees massive sales increase in Japan

It hasn’t been the easiest road for Sony’s PlayStation Vita, but the recent price cut introduced in Japan that lowered the handheld’s cost to ¥20,000 has resulted in an undeniable sales spike. There were rumblings that the Vita had sold four times more systems in the week after the price cut than the week prior, but Gematsu has […]Read More

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3DS surpasses PS3’s lifetime sales in Japan

As of this week, Nintendo’s 3DS has surpassed the PlayStation 3 in terms of lifetime sales in Japan, according to the number-crunching Media Create. Nintendo has moved a total of 8,799,378 3DS consoles since it first launched, only reaching this peak with the help of the big 211,499 number last week. Sony, on the other […]Read More

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‘Yakuza 5’ demo hits Japan next week

A demo for Yakuza 5, the fifth entry in Sega’s open-world, action-adventure game, will be hitting Japan next week. This chunk of content will put you in the shoes of Kazuma Kiryu during some of the early portions of the game, and as you’d guess, you’ll be punching a whole bunch of dudes in the face […]Read More

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StickSkills Plays: Way of the Samurai 4

Obscure Japanese games with crazy concepts seem to be my specialty, and Way of the Samurai 4 is the perfect example of a game that I both can’t quite explain and won’t stop playing for weeks. An Acquire and NIS project, this downloadable title released on the PlayStation Network in late August, but we were instead […]Read More