Tokyo Game Show Day One Review

TGS ’12 kicked off today with one of the biggest queues we had ever seen for any event…it snaked through the building, outside the Makuhari Messe building and right down the street with no end in sight. We waited patiently for the end and joined the queue where we entered the game show.   Straight off, if you have the fortune to ever attend TGS … Continue reading Tokyo Game Show Day One Review

Weekly Sales Charts – Japan

It’s that time again for the Japanese weekly sales charts and after slipping down a few notches from the coveted number one position, Mario is back on top. The 3DS is still holding extremely strong and holding back competition from the PS Vita and the PS3. The Vita is still having sales of over 10 continuing the trend from last week but we’ll see soon … Continue reading Weekly Sales Charts – Japan

Project X Zone To Receive Western Localised Version?

Project X Zone for the 3DS would have to be one of the most ambitious titles to come out of three of the biggest studios in Japan. We’re hopeful for a Western release but have been patiently biding our time for any news of this happening. Today, there might be some silver lining as a rep for Namco Bandai has come forth and said that … Continue reading Project X Zone To Receive Western Localised Version?

Ground Zeroes Will Have Day/Night Cycles Plus New Screenshots

Great day for fans wanting to see more of Ground Zeroes, the next exciting installment in the Metal Gear Solid series, with the release of the screenshots seen below. Hideo Kojima has also revealed that the game will incorporate day and night pattern cycles which will affect things such as enemy patrols and other seemingly random world and environment events. The idea being that this … Continue reading Ground Zeroes Will Have Day/Night Cycles Plus New Screenshots

Let’s Celebrate Anniversary Of The Sega Dreamcast

Long before Blu-Ray, 3D and HD, there was the little console released by Sega hoping to succeed where the Sega Saturn had failed. I bring up the iconic Dreamcast for two reasons, 1) it’s my favourite console of all time and 2) yesterday marked the anniversary and release of the Dreamcast. Having being released back on the 9/9/99, Sega had high hopes and massive expectations … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate Anniversary Of The Sega Dreamcast

Capcom Says No Plans To Bring EX Troopers For 3DS To The West

In shattering news, we hear that Capcom has no plans to bring the Lost Planet spin-off, E.X. Troopers for the Nintendo 3DS, to the Western World. Christian Svensson, who holds the mantle of Capcom’s Consumer Software Senior VP has advised fans via the Capcom Unity Forums has shattered hope for gamers outside of Japan with these news. The justification was, “No because EX Troopers isn’t part of the … Continue reading Capcom Says No Plans To Bring EX Troopers For 3DS To The West

Weekly Sales Figures From Japan

Weekly sales charts time and surprise, surprise…a PS Vita game has managed to nab the number one position with Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F. This  means that Nintendo’s New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS has slipped to second spot, but it’s not all bad for the Kyoto giant as they still occupy 50% of the top ten. The latest Hatsune Miku title no doubt … Continue reading Weekly Sales Figures From Japan

Ace Attorney 5 Will Release In The West

Awesome news today for Phoenix Wright fans with the announcement that Ace Attorney 5, which will be in playable form at TGS, will be releases in the West. This has been confirmed by PR Manager for Capcom, Brian Keltner, who said, “Capcom is planning to release Gyakuten Saiban 5 (Ace Attorney 5) in the West. We’ll have more news soon.” Fantastic to see that Wright’s first entry in 3D, … Continue reading Ace Attorney 5 Will Release In The West