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The First Tecmo / Koei Franchise Crossover

By Spencer . September 23, 2009 . 8:31am

Tecmo and Koei, now one under the Koei Tecmo umbrella, are dabbling with crossover content for Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 and Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce Special.

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Ninja Gaiden II costume packs bleed money

By Spencer . July 2, 2008 . 11:05am

The Ninja Gaiden II costumes caught my attention since they were originally going to be part of a launch day or pre-order promotion. When Ninja Gaiden II launched, the costume promotion was a forgotten memory. Suddenly, three of them are on the Xbox Live Marketplace including the Dark Fiend armor which was supposed to be […]

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Zooming in on a Fatal Frame reprint

By Spencer . March 4, 2008 . 2:28pm

I think we’re a bit late on this news, but I just got official confirmation brand new copies of Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly and Fatal Frame III: The Tormented are on the market. I wasn’t aware that these games were as sought after as Rez or Disgaea, but both games are worth a pretty […]

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Microtransactions come to Ninja Gaiden Sigma

By Spencer . August 3, 2007 . 5:25am

Tecmo announced the first expansion pack for Ninja Gaiden Sigma is a survival mode where you try to kill as many enemies as you can with limited health. The bonus content is not free; Tecmo has it priced for 315 yen ($3) in Japan. In September the second expansion pack comes out, which adds in […]

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Mini Screen Gallery – Rygar: The Battle of Argus

By Spencer . July 17, 2007 . 12:02pm

  Now that the E3 hype has died down Tecmo released the first gameplay screens of Project Rygar (aka Rygar: The Battle of Argus in North America). According to Tecmo’s press release Rygar is scheduled to come out sometime in 2007 in Japan. I wonder what motions they are going to use to throw the […]

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Screen Gallery – Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword

By Spencer . July 16, 2007 . 7:46am

Tecmo wasn’t around E3 to show off their wares, but I have some screenshots of Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword to share with you. On top of Ninja Gaiden DS, Tecmo also has Rygar: The Battle of Argus for the Wii in the distant future and they plan to bring out the sequel to Super Swing […]

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Dead or Alive Xtreme 2’s virtual boutique

By Spencer . December 27, 2006 . 8:30am

Tecmo like many companies has gone down the path of selling extra content via microtransactions. No big surprise, but instead of using the boring Xbox Live interface they have a boutique you can shop in. In the virtual mall you can purchase extra swimwear for 400 Microsoft Points and tickets for Beach Flag or Water […]

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Ninja Gaiden Sigma screenshot gallery

By Spencer . December 22, 2006 . 10:25am

  Team Ninja, which used only believe in the power of X, is moving over to the develop Ninja Gaiden for the Playstation 3. Ninja Gaiden Sigma is essentially an enhanced port where Ryu can use two swords and Rachel has a separate storyline. The screenshots of the game look really good, but Tecmo is […]

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Bikini babes a dime a dozen on the Xbox 360

By Spencer . October 26, 2006 . 10:36am

Not just one, but three games featuring CG models in low cut bikinis are going to be on the Xbox 360 by the end of the year. You’ve already seen Rumble Roses XX, Konami’s all female wrestling game. While Rumble Roses XX wasn’t a hot seller in North America it is going to be added […]

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Dead or Alive Xtremely expensive swag

By Spencer . October 19, 2006 . 9:26am

Team Ninja’s Dead or Alive gals have quite a following, but are there really fans out there willing to shell out 3,150 yen ($26) for an Xbox 360 faceplate? How about spending 12,600 yen ($106) on a body pillow or 19,950 ($168) for a bikini? Those Dead or Alive that scoop up all of this […]

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Ninja Gaiden heads to the PS3

By Spencer . September 25, 2006 . 9:41am

Team Ninja is known for picking systems with a lot of horsepower under the roof. That’s why they choose to develop the Ninja Gaiden series on the Xbox, but now Itagaki-san is bringing the series to the Playstation 3. Ninja Gaiden Sigma is an upgraded version of the Xbox game  changes to combat and new […]

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Coming up next on the Xbox 360

By Spencer . September 20, 2006 . 2:09pm

In case you didn’t download the new trailers for Tenchu: Senran, Project Sylpheed and Dead or Alive Extreme 2 we have some videos of the games here. First up is Project Sylpheed, which got more of a cinematic touch instead of a straightforward shooting game like the previous titles.

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Tokyo Game Show and X06 coming to an Xbox 360 near you

By Spencer . September 18, 2006 . 9:43pm

  After the successful Bringing It Home experiment for E306, Microsoft is releasing content from the Tokyo Game Show and X06 online. Starting on Sept. 20 (this Wednesday) to Sept. 29 content from both shows will be available to download. Over 100 new downloadable goodies will be online for the ten day period, but once […]

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16 Wii launch titles in Japan

By Spencer . September 14, 2006 . 2:25am

Here is another picture of the Japanese Wii box. Nintendo also announced a list of Japanese launch titles and they are: Nintendo Hajimete no Wii (Wii’s Beginning) Odoru Made in Wario (Wario Ware: Smooth Moves) The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Wii Sports* (packaged in the system)   Atlus Chou Shittou Caduceus Neo (Trauma Center: […]

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Ninja Gaiden 2 mastered

By Spencer . August 2, 2006 . 12:14pm

Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden series has always prided itself on challenging gameplay. Before the Xbox version gave gamers headaches, the NES trilogy was around to give another reason to shout four letter words at the TV. This impressive TAS (tool assisted speed run) video of Ninja Gaiden 2 done by Josh Ballard goes through the entire […]