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Metal Gear Solid Creator Hideo Kojima’s Most Anticipated Game This Year Is…

By Spencer . May 20, 2011 . 2:02pm

Here’s a hint: it came out this week. See if you can guess it!

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Video Game Job Report: Rockstar, Warner Brothers, Square Enix Hiring

By Spencer . December 9, 2009 . 11:37am

Looking for a video game job? We’re here to help. Warner Brothers Games, Square Enix, Microsoft, Namco Bandai, Rockstar North, and a social gaming startup called LOLgames have positions to fill.

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The Business Of Bringing Western Games To Japan

By Spencer . November 30, 2009 . 7:38pm

We often talk about the opposite, that is bringing Japanese games to the West, but what about moving in the other direction?

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Leaked L.A. Noire Script Read Introduces Key Characters And Plot

By Spencer . October 28, 2009 . 3:23pm

L.A. Noire details are coming “very soon”, but thanks to a leak from Shane Liem Casting we don’t have to wait for Rockstar.

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4mm Games Finds A New Way To Fund Video Game Development

By Spencer . July 6, 2009 . 7:52pm

How did a brand new studio get the funding to develop a game and pick up the Def Jam license, which juggernaut Electronic Arts previously held? I spoke with Nick Perrett, CEO of 4mm Games, to find out.

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Will Be The First “Z” Rated DS Game

By Spencer . July 6, 2009 . 8:29am

This fall Japan gets the DS version of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars and it’s rated CERO Z, that’s like the equivalent of being rated AO by the ESRB.

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars Crashes Onto PSP

By Spencer . June 22, 2009 . 6:02am

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars won’t be a Nintendo DS exclusive much longer. Rockstar is developing a PSP version with upscaled widescreen graphics, enhanced lighting, and brand new story missions.

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GTA: Chinatown Wars Includes Wi-Fi Multiplayer

By Ishaan . February 9, 2009 . 5:50am

A Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars flyer circulating at NYC Comic Con this past week revealed some very interesting tidbits about how Rockstar plans to use the DS’s Wi-Fi capabilities. As a big fan of developers pushing weaker hardware, I couldn’t…

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Grand Theft Auto IV Gets A Shibuya Launch Party

By Spencer . October 24, 2008 . 11:50am

Grand Theft Auto IV is old news for us. We’re done with the game looking forward to zombie wars. Japan is one of the few places in the world that doesn’t have the game yet. Capcom is going to publish it next week and it’s not getting a typical meet the creators launch in Akihabara. […]

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Grand Theft Auto, Pokemon Ranger sequel coming to the DS

By Spencer . July 15, 2008 . 9:47am

Nintedo announced Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, a free roaming DS version of GTA scheduled to come out this holiday season. Cooking Navi coming in November and the second Pokemon Ranger game is due out on November 10.

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Capcom bringing Grand Theft Auto IV to Japan sometime this year

By Spencer . April 23, 2008 . 12:49pm

While most of the world is getting ready to play Grand Theft Auto IV on April 29 (yes, even Asia) Japan has to wait until later this year. While the timing sounds slow, Grand Theft Auto games have been getting localized in Japan faster. Grand Theft Auto III joined the Greatest Hits line up in […]

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Xbox Asia gives Grand Theft IV owners free Microsoft points

By Spencer . April 7, 2008 . 7:24am

We get it. Microsoft values the Grand Theft Auto franchise as a cornerstone property for the West. While Grand Theft Auto is available in Japan thanks to Capcom, the franchise has never made an “official” dent in Asia. Imported versions are easy to purchase, but this will be the first time a game in the […]

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Manhunt 2 edited and re-rated

By Spencer . August 24, 2007 . 11:11am

Now that Manhunt 2 has an M rating Rockstar Games can release it in North America and they aren’t wasting anytime doing it. On October 31, 2007 gamers can pick up a modified version of the game. It is unknown how much of the game Rockstar had to cut, but according to the ESRB rating […]

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Bully back in session, Rockstar ports it to Wii and 360

By Spencer . July 19, 2007 . 5:49pm

Since Manhunt 2 is on hiatus Rockstar is rolling out ports this holiday season. Yesterday they revealed Table Tennis on the Wii, today we have Bully: Scholarship Edition for the Xbox 360 and Wii. Bully came out last year on the Playstation 2 and the re-release will include additional content. If you missed out on […]

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Rockstar brings Table Tennis to the Wii

By Spencer . July 18, 2007 . 11:22am

Rockstar Games announced they are going to bring Table Tennis over to the Wii this Fall. Table Tennis is a natural fit for the Wii, all Rockstar needs to do is add in convincing motion control to have a hit. They already have a fan base dying to play Rockstar presents Table Tennis on the […]