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Sony finally stops shipping PlayStation 2 in Japan

Thirteen years after its launch, Sony has stopped shipping PlayStation 2 consoles to retailers in Japan. Launched on March 4, 2000 in the nation, the console has sold over 150 million units globally, making it the most popular system of all-time.   In Japan itself, Sony has sold 22 million PS2s. Unlike in other nations, […]

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Wii U coming on November 18th

According to Afterdawn and Wii U Daily has revealed the alleged launch date for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console. Citing an email obtained by the editor, the launch is expected for November 18th in North America, with a Japanese launch a week afterwards.   The email was sent to Japanese retailer Media Land’s employees. […]

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Rurouni Kenshin Movie Trailer 1

All I have to say is, Please don’t suck. From what I can tell, the trailer says that the movie will be released on 8-25-12.   For those who think that it’s only the Hollywood movies that make bad manga adaptations, you’re dead wrong. The Death Note movies were pretty freaking terrible, and those were […]

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Reviewing 3 Hoodies/Sweatshirts by ThinkGeek

Thinkgeek has sent me 3 Hoodies/Sweatshirts, awesome! The Domo-kun Hoodie ($39.99), Portal 2 Test Candidate Hoodie ($59.99  Expensive!), and a Meh Hoodie ($35.99).   Domo-kun Hoodie For fans of the famous Japanese monster character Domo-kun, here’s a great Hoodie for you! This hoodie features the unmistakable face of Japan’s most famous TV spokesmonster. Let everyone know […]

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Wii U to Get a Name Change

Serious discussions are ongoing at the highest level in the US and Japan as to whether the firm should cut its losses and consider changing the name of its Next-Generation Console, Wii U. – computerandvideogames A change of name is a real possibility.   If this were to be true, it will be announced at E3. […]

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Skyward Sword Prequel Manga Scans

The guys over at History of Hyrule has has posted scanned copies of the Skyward Sword Prequel Manga. It is 32 Pages long and it is currently in Japanese.   I have provided a rough translation for you guys, so don’t expect greatness. Though, I was given a tip that it may be finished soon, so […]

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One Piece: Kaizoku Musou for the Playstation 3 Trailer

This is the trailer from the 2012 Jump Fests 2012 and lasts 3+ minutes of exciting One Piece action! One Piece: Kaizoku Musou for the Playstation 3, is the first One Piece game on the Sony PlayStation 3. It will cover One Piece Part 1 as well as some of the story contents of the […]

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Get the North American PS Vita on 12/17/11

The PSVita will be available in Japan first on December 17, 2011, Europe and Australia, February 22, 2012. But what about North America? According to IGN, it will be available on February 22, 2012. UGH…   BUT WAIT.. If you really want to “have” the PS Vita that will work with “American” games on 12/17/11, you can always […]

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Phoenix Wright Live Action Movie!?

OBJECTION!!! When you think of Ace Attorney, you think of Phoenix Wright, right? So it seems that he is going to be the next big movie star in Japan. Check this trailer out, the voices in the background are annoying, but it’s entertaining to watch. This movie has potential to be a good movie. I’m a big […]

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Final Fantasy Type-0

Final Fantasy Type-0’s website is up and they are showing a lot of new media, such as screenshots and artwork. Screenshots are in game as you can see in the pictures. From these pictures it looks like the game is going to be utilizing the PSP’s graphics to it’s max. 4 new characters were revealed […]

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