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The Saddest Thing About Grand Knights History Is Xseed Finished The English Text

By Spencer . August 16, 2012 . 4:47pm

“As for GKH, well, sometimes it’s out of our hands. The text was all translated and ready to go, but the resources just weren’t there. We were as devastated as you guys.”

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The State Of Xseed Interview

By Spencer . June 24, 2009 . 2:32pm

Xseed may not have core franchises like Atlus and NIS America to publish every year, but Xseed is busy with a ton of titles. This year they added games from GungHo and Namco Bandai to their portfolio. How did they get they get the rights to publish these games? I asked Jun Iwasaki, President of […]

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Game Center CX Arino’s Challenge 2: The First Three Games

By Spencer . May 8, 2009 . 6:29pm

The chances of seeing Game Center CX 2 overseas looks grim. Bummer because the sequel’s faux retro games are better designed and more relevant parodies for North America.

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Retro Game Challenge: The Quest To Unlock Guadia Quest

By Spencer . February 13, 2009 . 7:30am

Retro Game Challenge has a string of retro games to beat leading up to an awesome treat. Many of you probably know the “surprise” already, but if you haven’t heard Retro Game Challenge has an 8-bit RPG called Guadia Quest. Before you get your hands on Guadia Quest you need to beat twenty four challenges […]

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Starting The Retro Game Challenge

By Spencer . February 9, 2009 . 2:22pm

Oh no! I’ve been sent back through time by Game Master Arino! His quest to “torment” this generation of gamers with retro game challenges begins with… Star Wars-like scrolling text. A digitalized version of Arino says told me we’re going to “dual”, sends me through time, and turns me into an 80′s kid which is […]

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Looking Back At The Development Of Retro Game Challenge

By Spencer . January 26, 2009 . 3:00pm

Retro Game Challenge also known as Game Center CX to some of you is a peculiar title. The Nintendo DS game is tied to a Japanese TV show license and sprinkled with humor that would fly over our heads if directly translated.   The chances of Game Center CX being localized looked slim even though […]

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Games Of Game Center CX 2

By Spencer . December 22, 2008 . 11:49am

The same month we get Retro Game Challenge Japan gets the sequel. Game Center CX 2 has a selection of new games. Not all of them are based on the Famicom. Kugure! Girijan Max is a self described “Game Training Tool” and a tribute to hand held LCD games.   In Kugure! Girijan Max players […]

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Rack Up High Scores With Retro Game Challenge In February

By Spencer . December 17, 2008 . 10:25am

Disregard the January 5th release date for Retro Game Challenge in Nintendo’s DS line up. XSEED sent us an e-mail stating Retro Game Challenge is set for February 2009. Most of the games in Retro Game Challenge need no explanation since the mock games are based on Famicom archetypes. Anyone that played video games in […]

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Game Center CX 2 Challenges Importers In February

By Spencer . November 19, 2008 . 1:55pm

We’re waiting for Retro Game Challenge while Japan is waiting for the sequel Game Center CX: Arino’s Challenge 2. Namco Bandai has Game Center CX 2 slated for release on February 26 and it comes with a bunch of new faux retro games to play.   Game Center CX 2 adds Game Boy style games […]

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There Will Be More Game Center CX (Oh Yes!)

By Spencer . October 3, 2008 . 5:22am

Whether you know it as Game Center CX or Retro Game Challenge another collection of made for the DS 8-bit style games is coming out in the future. The teaser site doesn’t announce any games in Game Center CX 2 or a even a release window. Visit it to see the ship from Star Prince, […]

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Retro Game Challenge Now With More English

By Spencer . September 29, 2008 . 6:05am

Retro Game Challenge’s Famicom inspired games are simple enough to break language barriers. So, why should you wait for Xseed to localize Retro Game Challenge when you can import Game Center CX? The tips you need to beat Arino’s challenges and complete the game are inside virtual magazines you have to read. In Game Center […]

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