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This Week In Sales: Danganronpa Reloads On PS4, Prey Makes Its Debut

By Sato . May 24, 2017 . 8:15am

Last week, Japan saw a couple PlayStation 4 releases with Bethesda Softworks’ first-person sci-fi shooter Prey, as well as more from Monokuma and the gang in Danganronpa 1 & 2 Reload.

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Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood Shows Off Its Big Changes To The MMO’s Battle System

By Casey . May 23, 2017 . 8:00am

In addition to the huge changes to the battle system, it was also revealed that the expansion would bring jump potions to the MMO, as well as an overhaul of the PvP system.

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Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 Character Trailer Highlights The Lone Samurai, Baiken

By Sato . May 22, 2017 . 6:30am

A lot of us Guilty Gear fans are stoked to see the return of Baiken in Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, and publisher PQube released a new trailer as well as details on the lone samurai.

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Life is Strange Developers Confirm A Brand New Game Is In Development For The Series

By Casey . May 19, 2017 . 9:30am

Developer Dontnod Entertainment shared in a special message for fans that they’ve been working on a new Life is Strange game since the release of its retail edition last year.

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Persona 5 Had The Strongest Debuting Month In Franchise History In The US

By Sato . May 19, 2017 . 1:00am

In April 2017, Persona 5 had the strongest debut month for any Persona game in franchise history. Just how strong? It managed to sell five times that of the previous best-selling debut, Persona 4.

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Final Fantasy XIV Showcases Its “Daddy of Light” TV Show In New Video Clips

By Casey . May 17, 2017 . 10:00am

Square Enix has shared a look at two new commercials for Final Fantasy XIV, prominently showcasing the “Daddy of Light” TV series which is currently airing in Japan and will later come to the west via Netflix.

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This Week In Sales: Attack on Titan’s 3DS Visual Novel Debuts On A Golden Week Hangover

By Sato . May 17, 2017 . 9:30am

Japan went through its “Golden Week hangover” with a drop in sales as people made their way back to work and school and Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death on 3DS was the only new release.

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Persona 5’s Genius Hacker Futaba Sakura Is Getting A Sweet New Figure, Pre-Orders Now Open

By Sato . May 17, 2017 . 4:00am

We’ve been seeing more Persona 5 figures now that the RPG has launched worldwide, and the latest is of the genius hacker Futaba Sakura with a design that’s based on her original illustration.

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Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late[st] On PS4 Will Be Playable at EVO Japan’s Pre-Tourney Sai

By Sato . May 17, 2017 . 1:30am

Arc System Works is releasing French-Bread’s latest version of Under Night In-Birth this July for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita, but fans in Japan will get to check it out a little earlier in the coming days.

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Final Fantasy XIV Teases More New Job Actions Coming To The Stormblood Expansion

By Casey . May 12, 2017 . 8:30am

In this latest bunch of screenshots, director and producer Naoki Yoshida gives us a glimpse at the new healer actions, with a bonus Dragoon one.

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This Week In Sales: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Goes For Another Lap On Top During Golden Week

By Sato . May 10, 2017 . 11:45am

Japanese video game sales nerds, rejoice! We get not one but two sales charts this week, as the previous week’s was delayed due to Golden Week holidays.

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Final Fantasy XIV Shares A Peek At New Moves From Its Stormblood Expansion

By Casey . May 10, 2017 . 11:00am

Final Fantasy XIV’s director and producer Naoki Yoshida has taken to the official forums once more to share more job actions that will be introduced in the MMO’s upcoming expansion.

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PS Plus Japan Has Steins;Gate 0, Severed, Lumo, And More Free Play Titles For May 2017

By Sato . May 10, 2017 . 2:00am

Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia revealed their full list of Free Play titles now available for PlayStation Plus subscribers in Japan for the month of May 2017.

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Final Fantasy XIV Producer Offers A Sneak Peak At Stormblood Areas And Job Actions

By Casey . May 8, 2017 . 8:00am

In a new batch of screenshots shared by producer/director Naoki Yoshida, we get a look at the city of Kugane, the Azim Steppe, as well as job actions for Black Mage, Red Mage, and Bard.

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This Week In Sales: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Golden Mushroom Boosts Its Way To The Top

By Sato . May 8, 2017 . 7:30am

Last week, Japan had a pretty big week with new releases in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X, Gun Gun Pixies, and Cube Creator DX.