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This Week In Imports: Hatsune Miku Signs, Dynasty Warriors Cosplays

By Spencer . November 25, 2013 . 4:00pm

Also, Namco Bandai has a localized version of the collectable toy game Disney Infinity, but in Japan it’s only for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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This Week In Imports: Lightning Returns Again

By Spencer . November 18, 2013 . 4:25pm

Japan isn’t slouching while Microsoft and Sony focus on their new consoles in North America. Square Enix has Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII this week and Gust will release a remake of Atelier Rorona.

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This Week In Imports: Double PlayStation Console Launches

By Spencer . November 11, 2013 . 5:02pm

Sony is launching two consoles this week. PlayStation 4 makes a splash in North America with games like Knack and Killzone Shadow Fall. Japan gets PlayStation Vita TV with God Eater 2 and a new Fenrir model Vita.

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This Week In Imports: An Invitation To Akihabara

By Spencer . November 4, 2013 . 4:00pm

Akiba’s Trip 2 strolls into stores this week with a detailed recreation of Tokyo’s electric town right down to where video game billboards are.

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This Week In Imports: Neptunia Is Reborn

By Spencer . October 28, 2013 . 4:09pm

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 from Compile Heart and Summon Night 5 developer Felistella comes out this week alongside Gundam Breaker for PlayStation Vita. Gundam Breaker has a special slim PS Vita model too.

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This Week In Imports: BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Jumps To PS3

By Spencer . October 21, 2013 . 4:35pm

Arc System Works will release BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma for PlayStation 3 and the game adds new characters like Izayoi, Bullet, Amane, Azrael, and new for consoles Kagura Mutsuki.

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This Week In Imports: Saint Seiya Battles For Money

By Spencer . October 14, 2013 . 5:10pm

We’re curious to see how Sentouchuu does. This Nintendo 3DS game is a sequel of sorts to Run for Money Tousouchuu, which was one of the 30 best selling games in Japan in 2012 and it continues to sell this year.

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This Week In Imports: Gotta Catch ‘Em All… All Of These New Vitas

By Spencer . October 7, 2013 . 4:30pm

Sony will release the PlayStation Vita 2000 this week and a line up of budget Vita Greatest Hits including Soul Sacrifice and Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational.

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This Week In Imports: From TV To 3DS

By Spencer . September 30, 2013 . 4:32pm

SPEC: Dry has an original story and the presentation uses photo captures similar to Cing’s Again. Remember Cing?

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This Week In Imports: New Trails, New Armored Core, And Classic Zelda

By Spencer . September 23, 2013 . 4:30pm

Since Monster Hunter 4 is out of the way, other Japanese publishers are in full swing. Falcom will release The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Flash, a full 3D game in the Trails series, for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.

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This Week In Imports: An Extra Phantom Breaker On An Extra Console

By Spencer . September 16, 2013 . 4:35pm

Phantom Breaker Extra is an enhanced version of Mages fighting game with more characters and it’s multiplatform.

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This Week In Imports: Monster Hunter 4, Enough Said

By Spencer . September 9, 2013 . 4:42pm

While most Japanese releases come out on Thursdays, Monster Hunter 4 is big enough to get a day all to itself.

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This Week In Imports: Dead Or Alive Enters The Ring With More Virtual Fighters

By Spencer . September 2, 2013 . 4:30pm

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate comes out this week around the world. Tecmo Koei added new characters like Jacky Bryant from Virtua Fighter plus Momiji and Rachel from Ninja Gaiden.

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This Week In Imports: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Is Hot Stuff

By Spencer . August 26, 2013 . 4:34pm

No matter how it sells, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle is a landmark for .hack developer CyberConnect2. Famitsu gave the fighting game a 40/40 perfect score, a first for the Fukuoka based developer.

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This Week In Imports: Wonderful Week For Wii U

By Spencer . August 19, 2013 . 4:30pm

The Wonderful 101 from PlatinumGames and Nintendo is a beat ‘em up that feels inspired by sentai style TV shows. Instead of rangers you have characters like Toilet Bowl Man and Vending Machine Man.