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Hammerin’ Harry, Undercover Cops, And Ninja Spirit Live On In Irem 3DS Collection

By Spencer . March 7, 2012 . 12:50am

R-Type developer Irem’s bread and butter these days is a series of slot machine video games. While they aren’t making any new Hammerin’ Harry games, they haven’t totally forgotten about Gen-san.

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Tozai Games In Charge Of Lode Runner And Spelunker

By Spencer . December 8, 2011 . 1:32am

Tozai Games, the company that created R-Type Dimensions, announced they have exclusive rights to manage Lode Runner and the Spelunker series in Japan.

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Irem Readies Nintendo 3DS Title

By Spencer . July 25, 2011 . 1:30am

Don’t get too excited, it’s a pachislot game.

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Steambot Chronicles Creator Leaves Irem, Forms Granzella

By Spencer . May 25, 2011 . 1:23am

Kazuma Kujo was one of Irem’s lead designers. He created R-Type Final, worked on the Disaster Report games, and made Steambot Chronicles.

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Steambot Chronicles 2 Canceled, Says Famitsu

By Spencer . March 30, 2011 . 1:15am

Famitsu’s release calendar brings bad news about Irem’s sequel to Steambot Chronicles. According to the magazine, Steambot Chronicles 2 has been canceled.

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Retailer Says: Irem Stops Production Of Disaster Report Series Games

By Spencer . March 28, 2011 . 11:32am

Following the news that Irem canceled Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories, Japanese retailer Famicom Plaza reports the publisher will no longer re-publish past games from the series in Japan.

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Irem Pulls The Plug On Disaster Report 4

By Spencer . March 14, 2011 . 12:52am

While Irem did not mention the current situation in Japan in their announcement, the publisher decided to cancel Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories.

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Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories Delayed Again

By Spencer . February 11, 2011 . 1:48am

Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories was originally slated for a February release before Irem pushed their PlayStation 3 title back to March. Now, it’s a “spring” game.

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April Fools Joke Becomes Actual PSP Game

By Spencer . January 25, 2011 . 10:45pm

R-Type developer Irem pulls of elaborate April Fool’s jokes like R-Type sweets and Disaster Report crowbars year after year. In 2001, their joke was a Doki Doki Suikoden dating sim game. Guess what Irem’s making ten years later.

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Irem Has DLC Plans For Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories

By Spencer . January 21, 2011 . 12:02pm

Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories supports nearly everything the PlayStation 3 can do – PlayStation Move, 3D output, and even downloadable content.

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Irem Arcade Hits Compilation Gunning To PCs

By Ishaan . December 12, 2010 . 11:15am

Irem and DotEmu are releasing an 18-game Irem arcade compilation for $14.99 on PCs.

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Disaster Report 4 Demo Coming To PSN, Final Game Will Have Compass Collecting

By Spencer . November 30, 2010 . 4:38pm

The bad news is Disaster Report 4 won’t make it into stores this February. Irem pushed the game’s release date back to March 10, 2011.

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The Weakest Action Hero Comes To PlayStation 3

By Spencer . November 23, 2010 . 12:03pm

Starting today, you can fall off a small ledge and lose a life… in HD. Tozai Games is bringing Spelunker HD to North America.

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Hop On The Disaster Report 4 Trailer Bus

By Spencer . October 4, 2010 . 2:08pm

Irem finally released more than a minute of Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories footage, but if you’ve seen all of the other teaser trailers some of this will be old hat.

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Disaster Report 4′s Female Lead Dodges A Falling Building

By Spencer . September 27, 2010 . 4:08pm

Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories (or if you prefer The Desperate City 4: Summer Memories) has two lead characters.