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A Look Back At The Heisei Era’s Console And Game Releases (Part 2)

By Alistair . May 2, 2019 . 5:29pm

Here we have the second part of the Heisei era retrospective, covering Heisei 11-20 (1999-2008). These years also marked the trend of Japanese gamers moving to favor handhelds instead.

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Sony Asks Fans To Share Their Favorite PlayStation Games For The Reiwa Generation

By Sato . April 30, 2019 . 4:30am

Today, April 30, 2019, marks the last day of the Heisei period in Japan before it officially goes into the new Reiwa period. Sony wants to know what PS games would you like to share with the future Reiwa generation.

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PlayStation 2 Celebrates Its 19th Birthday Today – What Were Your Favorite PS2 Games?

By Sato . March 4, 2019 . 2:00pm

The PlayStation 2 first released exactly 19 years ago today in Japan back in March 4, 2000, as the successor to the original PlayStation console, and it still stands as the all-time best-selling console.

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Take A Tour Inside This Awesome ‘90s To Early-‘00s Video Games-Themed Exhibit In Japan

By Sato . October 12, 2018 . 5:00pm

From now through April 2019, there’s an awesome ‘90s video game-themed exhibit going on at the Skip City Sai-no-Kuni Visual Plaza with an impressive collection of games going to the early ‘00s.

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Okami Wins Its Second Guinness World Record

By Sato . October 8, 2018 . 8:00am

At NYCC 2018 this weekend, it was announced that Capcom’s Okami had won its second Guinness World Record, for “Most critically acclaimed video game starring an animal character.”

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Sony Has Ended PlayStation 2 Repair Services In Japan

By Sato . September 4, 2018 . 2:00pm

It is truly the end of a long-lived era, as Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia announced that it has ended repair services for the PlayStation 2 console and peripherals as of August 31, 2018.

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Silent Hill 2 Mini Map And Save Anywhere Secrets Found

By Jenni . July 16, 2018 . 9:00am

It turns out the PlayStation 2 version of Silent Hill 2 has codes that allow you to access a mini map and save anywhere.

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Shuhei Yoshida Looks Back At Sony’s Unprepared Launch Of PS2, And PS3 Launch Struggles

By Sato . July 12, 2018 . 5:00pm

Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida has been with the company since the start of PlayStation, and he recently looked back at some of the troubled launches they had with PS2 and PS3.

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Atelier Marie + Elie: The Alchemists Of Salburg 1 & 2 Fan Translation Complete

By Alistair . March 19, 2018 . 8:30am

The fan translation for Atelier Marie + Elie: The Alchemists of Salburg 1 & 2 was recently completed. The translation patch includes full English translation for the PS2 remaster, and also fixes a multitude of bugs.

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Disgaea: Hour of Darkness Is Getting An HD Remake For Its 15th Anniversary

By Alistair . January 18, 2018 . 6:40am

Nippon Ichi announced at the end of their stream that to celebrate Disgaea: Hour of Darkness’ 15th anniversary, the game will be receiving an HD remake.

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Sega Has Reprinted The First Four Yakuza Games

By Jenni . February 13, 2017 . 9:00am

Sega has reprinted and released a limited number of copies of Yakuza, Yakuza 2, Yakuza 3, and Yakuza 4.

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Square Enix’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale Has A Bunch Of Super Cheap Physical Classics

By Sato . November 23, 2016 . 8:45am

Square Enix has gone up with their Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on their official website, where you can find plenty of physical copies of their classic titles on PS1, PS2, PS3, and more for super cheap.

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Former SCEA President Jack Tretton Discusses PlayStation’s Highs And Lows

By Brayden . September 28, 2016 . 4:00pm

In a recent interview, former President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America Jack Tretton discusses the challenges and successes of PlayStation during his 19 years at the company.

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Grandia III Makes Its Debut On PlayStation 3 As A PS2 Classic

By Asma . July 23, 2016 . 6:00pm

Feel the bite of Yuki’s blade… WHIRLWIND!

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Is Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Really The End Of The Series’ Timeline?

By Sato . July 8, 2016 . 6:00pm

Siliconera caught up with tri-Ace director Hiroshi Ogawa who talked about Star Ocean’s timeline and why it hasn’t been continuing after Star Ocean: Till the End of Time.