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  • Poll Box Art Brawl #17 - Ninja Gaiden

    Or Shadow Warriors to us and our PALs

    Roll up, roll up for Box Art Brawl, the contest where regionally different covers of the same game battle each other to see which one stands up to the scrutiny and discerning eyes of the modern era. Last week 49% of you decreed that the Japanese cover of Banjo-Tooie was better than the rest, with the North...

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  • News New Dead or Alive: Dimensions Trailer Lands a Few Combos

    Tecmo shows off some gameplay footage

    Among the invited developers and publishers at Nintendo's exclusive 3DS event today was Tecmo Koei, the studio behind Rygar: The Battle of Argus; the Wii instalment of the Platstation action game from 2002. The developer's upcoming Dead of Alive: Dimensions for the 3DS has been progressing steadily and the...

  • News Nintendo of Japan Showcases Wii Line-up in New Video

    Includes footage of (presumably) a new Rhythm Heaven game

    As part of their recent conference, Nintendo of Japan's just released a video showcasing some hotly anticipated games in the upcoming Japanese Wii line-up. Everything from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword to Super Mario Collection Special Pack and Mar

  • News Let's Look at Some New Dead or Alive: Dimensions Screenshots

    Show us ya movez, Tecmo

    With Nintendo slated to make announcements on September 29 regarding pricing and release dates for the upcoming 3DS handheld, we're hoping more third-party developers start rolling out information on their new wares. Today, we've got some new screenshots of Dead or Alive: Dimensions characters Kasumi, Ayane, Hayate and...

  • News Tecmo Finally Masters the Single Entendre with Dead or Alive: Dimensions

    3DS fighter gets named

    Tecmo's Dead or Alive series has walked a fine line between serious and absurd ever since its first home conversion offered the option to boost the bounce of its female fighters. Plenty of conversation (amongst other things) arose after the game's unveiling at E3 for 3DS, under the then-uninspiring title of Dead or Alive 3D...

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  • Interviews Tecmo/Red Entertainment - Nostalgia

    Tecmo and Red Entertainment talk about their upcoming DS RPG.

    With the rapidly-approaching October 27th release of Tecmo's Nostalgia title, we thought it might be time to get in touch with the game's developers for a little interview to find out more information about the game. We were fortunate enough to catch up with Keisuke Kikuchi of Tecmo, and...

  • News Fatal Frame IV Fan Translation Almost Finished

    Get your Japanese scares in English soon

    Tecmo and Grasshopper Manufacture's scare-fest Fatal Frame IV: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse still isn't officially coming out in the West; Nintendo, holder of the title's publishing rights in North America, still doesn't want to bother, relegating it to the same territorial fate as Disaster: Day of Crisis and...

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  • Nintendo Download 18-19 August (Japan)

    VC and DSiWare on offer next week whilst the WiiWare holiday continues.

    After the mega update preceding the Oban Festival holiday this week it looks like things are returning to normal with 4 VC releases and 7 DSi releases for next week, though nothing new in the WiiWare pipeline. Virtual ConsoleIke lke! Nekketsu Hockey-bu (500pts - Technos) -- A...