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For those who aren’t familiar, Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey is something of a black sheep regarding themes and characters to the other SMT games; the protagonists are battle-hardened adults—researchers and soldiers—who have a specific goal and a clear path towards it. The setting is more sci-fi and technology-centric rather than mythological as your compatriots try to uncover
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Earlier this morning, Inti Creates and Artplay announced Castleva… ahem… Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, an 8-bit spin-off game born from Koji Igarashi’s Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Following the announcement, the publisher released a large batch of screenshots providing another look at the nostalgic game. For those unfamiliar with the game, Bloodstained: Ritual of the
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Following the top-twenty ranking released on Wednesday, today Media Create released its traditional weekly analysis. This time around it’s a special case because the Japanese firm analyzed two weeks instead of one. More precisely, we get a look at the period between April 23rd and May 6th, which is dominated by the Golden Week. It’s a
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Today Square Enix released its financial results for the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2018. The first table below showcases the relevant revenue and income figures which are all in the black. While sales were slightly lower year-on-year, income shows significant growth. The second table shows that the publisher’s income exceeded predictions. This is
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I’ve been a long-time fan of the Shin Megami Tensei series ever since I picked up Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor and Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne out of a bargain bin when I was a little Emily Jr. The complex themes, the DnD-style morality structure, the mythological focus, the phallic chariot monsters… all of them had me coming back to
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Today Capcom released its financial results for the fiscal year 2017, which ended on March 31st, 2018. As you can see in the table below, all the relevant income figures are in the black, also showing a massive increase year-on-year. According to the announcement, this is the “highest level of profitability” in all of Capcom’s
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The WeebCast is our weekly podcast dedicated to all thing Japanese, and today you can listen to its fifth episode, focusing one of the most iconic genres of Japanese games, visual novels. We talk about some of the games that left a lasting impression, and some that you might not know about, alongside the genre
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Everyone has probably noticed a little sticker on the back of their console that says “warranty void if removed”. You’ll usually find similar messages at the ends of certain user agreement licenses, and essentially, it’s meant to keep customers from getting third-party repairs by voiding their warranty if they do. Well, according to the Federal
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Following Nintendo’s financial results briefing for the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2018, the manufacturer published a transcript for the Q&A session in which President Tatsumi Kimishima and Shuntaro Furukawa (who will take over Kimishima-san’s role after his retirement) answered several questions asked by analysts and investors. Furukawa-san mentioned that his priority is to accelerate the momentum of
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Today Nintendo hosted its financial results briefing for the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2018. President Tatsumi Kimishima shared quite a few interesting information about the state of the company’s console business. First of all, Kimishima-san recognized the relevance of the second year of the Switch’s lifetime, defining it “all-important.” That’s when “the novelty has
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Today Nintendo announced its plans for E3 2018. A yet-untitled video presentation will kick off the celebrations on June 12th at 9:00 AM PDT. The presentation will showcase Nintendo’s games for 2018, including the new Super Smash Bros. Speaking of Smash Bros., the Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament will follow on June 12th, and afterward, on the same day,
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Nintendo announced today its financial results for the fiscal year ended on March 31st, 2018. As you can see in the table below, all the relevant figures are positive and show a significant increase year-on-year. The accompanying press release also included a breakdown of results for hardware and software. Among the figures, we learn that Super
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