This Week in Famitsu

Famitsu #1219 This week’s Famitsu has Fire Emblem: Awakening on the cover, which just released here in Japan on April 19th. Being a humongous fan of the series, I already covered this game previously, but this week’s Famitsu had some new information about the game that I was previously unaware …

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Cutest Taiko no Tatsujin Yet Coming to the 3DS

The Taiko no Tatsujin (Taiko Drum Master) series is super popular here in Japan, and has many more games in the series than the measly two for the PS2 they released in the States. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, all you need to know is it’s a music rhythm …

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Ubisoft Becomes the Target for a $5 Million Copyright Lawsuit

A Pennsylvania man filed a lawsuit last week, suing Ubisoft for 35 alleged copyright infringement instances, and is trying to stop the release of the latest Assassin’s Creed installment, Assassin’s Creed III, due out this October. Strasburg research engineer and novelist, John L. Beiswenger is seeking more than $5 million …

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Dragon’s Crown Finds New Home with Atlus

Since 2004, Vanillaware has been cranking out that sprite-based goodness, representing the last bastion of high-quailty 2D game design; announced at last year’s E3, the tradition continues with Vanillaware’s next project–Dragon’s Crown. Publishing duties were being handled by UTV Ignition Games, but in a press release dropped last week, UTV Ignition …

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Summer 2012 Video Game Releases

Summer 2012 will be here in a couple of months, and the video game industry has a history of scarce releases during this hot time. What about this year? Here’s a list of some games to look forward to and help keep you out of the heat: Diablo 3 (PC) …

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