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Production of the PS3 to end soon in Japan

It’s the end of an era for the PS3, or at least in Japan. According to a post on Eurogamer, Sony will soon be ending production of the console which has been around since 2006 and 2007 depending on where in world you live...

 
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Persona 5 figurines shown at Wonder Festival are coming to Snatch your Wallet

Wonder Festival 2017 has come and gone but it showed off some wondrous new figurines that will butcher your wallet. This year’s celebration of the death of innocence, yet the revival of childlike enthusiasm is bringing some ama...

 
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Konami unveils Bombergirl and it’s what you would expect

Konami never ceases to amaze. After the slight bit of positive press by introducing the world to Super Bomberman R, they have to remind everyone that Konami is definitely Konami. The less-than-beloved publisher at this year’s J...

 
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Opinion: The Japanese games industry is making a comeback, and I’m ecstatic

I’ve always had a fond love for games developed in Japan. It’s likely because I grew up with Japanese classics. Super Mario Bros., Mega Man, (or Rockman via knockoff NES cartridges in SA) Street Fighter, Rocket Knig...

 
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Yakuza 0 unleashes the Dragon in the West in January

It is funny to think how just 3 years ago, the fate of a western Yakuza fan looked grim. The hopes of the popular Japanese franchise getting English translations were low. Now it is time to rejoice, following Yakuza 5’s eventua...

 
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Persona 5 NicoNico Stream provides a lot to get excited about

Persona 5 is soon approaching in Japan to high anticipation. Despite the fanbase aching for more, very little has actually been shown. Snippets of gameplay over all the events are the most players get. Gamatsu provided an 18 mi...

 
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Square Enix donates towards the Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Efforts

The publisher behind gaming franchises such as Final Fantasy, Just Cause, Deus Ex and Tomb Raider, Square Enix, has made a substantial donation in support of the relief efforts for earthquakes in southern Japan that have been d...

 
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PlayStation Japan shows off the PS4 lineup with a rap song

There is just something about the way that Japan approaches tasks that puts a smile on my face. Their adverts can be completely wacky, like using samurai to show why walking and texting is bad, or singing jelly beans to sell a ...