If You’re Going to an Arcade in Tokyo, Why Not Go to This One?

Being a gamer that spent their youth in arcades, living in Japan is like taking a trip back in time. You see, unlike back in America, the arcade (or Game Center as it is known here) is still going strong in Japan. While the majority of arcades in Japan focus…

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The Games of August

After a few months of slim pickings, the flood gates have opened, and my what a flood! August will see the release of Tales of Xillia, Dragon’s Crown, Pikmin 3, Splinter Cell Blacklist, Saints Row 4, New Luigi U, Final Fantasy 14, and Madden 2014 to name just a few. We…

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Akihabara Dragon’s Crown Preview Event

This past weekend in Tokyo we were able to attend a preview event for the upcoming Vanillaware game, Dragon’s Crown. The event was hosted by the popular Japanese statue/figurine maker, Kotobukiya, at their Akihabara location. Attendees were able to get a look at the upcoming game, preview some of Kotobukiya’s…

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Nintendo is Working on a New Franchise

  To anyone worried that there is never anything new from Nintendo, there is now some hopeful news. Miyamoto recently had a discussion with Famitsu Magazine about the new Super Mario 3D World game, but the end of his interview was the most interesting. His final words were: “We’ll have Mario Kart…

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Level Up at E3 2013

Our mission: to seek out new consoles, peripherals and games. To weed out future purchases worthy of you, and to boldly go where only few gamers can: E3 2013 Los Angeles, California. E3 is a maze of lights, glitz and of course games, games and more games. We fought through…

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