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Dimple Entertainment Closes Their Doors

By Spencer . July 30, 2010 . 2:10am

The publisher behind Kumatanchi, a Nintendo DS title from Vanillaware, and the Pinky Street games is out of business.

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Dethroning the dancing queen in Pinky St Kira Kira Music Night

By Jenni . August 27, 2008 . 1:09pm

Poor Evil has it pretty rough. In Pinky St Kira Kira Music Hour, the DS dancing game based on the Pinky St line of figurines, she thought she’d be picked by Ange as the successor and lead dancer for Club Angela. Instead, some “green girl” named Puuchi came along, learned from dancers in other districts and outdanced Evil to inherit Ange’s position in Angela.

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Video game figurines take a walk on Pinky Street

By Jenni . July 3, 2008 . 12:36pm

The Pinky St. figurines have grown quite popular in Japan due to the adorable character designs, customization options and interchangable parts. They’ve even inspired PS2 (Mahoroba Stories) and DS games (Pinky St. Kira Kira Music Hour, Pinky St. Kira Kira Music Night). Some of the most popular Pinky St. releases, however, are versions of popular video game characters.

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Dimple Entertainment drafts horror for the Nintendo DS

By Spencer . March 24, 2008 . 7:46pm

A company known for creating cheerful games like Kira Kira Pop Princess is going in an entirely different direction with Miteha Ikenai (roughly: Do not look!). The project is a portable horror story where players examine paranormal photographs. Before stylus scratching begins in Shinrei Shashin mode (Ghost Photo mode), players are given clues where to […]

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Matching pastel blocks in Loopop Cube: Lup ★ Salad DS

By Spencer . February 7, 2008 . 8:51pm

A world of pastries in the background and there isn’t a portal in sight. I don’t think Salad is captivated by cake. She’s only interested in pushing blocks together and that is the goal in Loopop Cube: Lup ★ Salad DS. The first level in sweets land couldn’t be any easier. You push the blue […]

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Lup ★ Salad license adapted into a DS block pushing platformer/puzzler

By Spencer . January 17, 2008 . 9:01am

I’m not familiar with the Lup ★ Salad license Dimple Entertainment picked up, but their upcoming Nintendo DS game looks interesting regardless of the source material. Loopop Cube: Lup ★ Salad DS is a 2D platforming puzzle game where you push colored blocks together. Match three of the same color and they vanish. Clear all […]

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Tapping to J-Pop in Pinky Street: Kira Kira Music Night

By Spencer . November 20, 2007 . 10:33am

Elite Beat Agents meets Audition is one way to describe Pinky Street: Kira Kira Music Night. In the game you control one character that is facing an opponent in a dance off. You hold the DS in book form and keep your character in beat by tapping the touch screen. The winner gets to customize […]