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FromSoftware Xbox RTS Thousand Land Gets Fully Fan Translated

By Alistair . July 2, 2019 . 4:14pm

FromSoftware real-time simulation game Thousand Land, released obscurely on the original Xbox, has gotten a full fan translation.

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Xbox Deodorant And Body Wash Will Be A Thing In Australia Starting In July

By Alistair . June 8, 2019 . 1:11pm

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Xbox is teaming up with Lynx (Axe in US) to create a new line of Lynx Xbox products.

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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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My Hero One’s Justice Brings The Terror With All For One’s First Screenshots

By Sato . August 6, 2018 . 8:00am

My Hero One’s Justice recently revealed the villain All For One as one of the playable characters and Bandai Namco shared new screenshots including a look at its “EX Plus Ultra” move.

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Dynasty Warriors 9 Adds Xu Sheng, Details Combo System

By Sato . September 5, 2017 . 8:45am

Koei Tecmo revealed the latest characters to join Dynasty Warriors 9 with Xu Sheng, Wang Yuanji, Sima Zhao, Xingcai, Zhang Bao, Cao Pi, and Zhenji. We also got details on the game’s combo system

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24 Countries In Europe Are Getting Xbox Design Lab’s Customizable Controllers

By Casey . August 21, 2017 . 8:30am

During Microsoft’s Xbox conference at Gamescom 2017, the company revealed that, starting August 22nd, 24 countries in Europe will get the ability to purchase Xbox Design Lab’s customizable controllers.

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Sonic Mania’s Latest Footage Showcases Its Classic High-Speed Action

By Casey . April 14, 2017 . 8:30am

Sega has shared another look at some gameplay from the upcoming retro-style platformer which features Sonic and Tails dashing through Green Hill Zone.

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GameStop Is Now Selling A Larger Selection Of Retro Games And Systems

By Casey . June 10, 2016 . 8:15am

The expanded selection of offerings includes retro games and systems, including offerings for GameCube, Xbox, Sega Saturn, Game Boy Advance, and more.

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The Interactive Xbox Girlfriend From Microsoft The World Never Saw

By Spencer . February 18, 2012 . 2:02pm

Dubbed XGirl, the project had a virtual girl who would react to different controller inputs.

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Microsoft’s Forgotten Online Fishing Game Lured From The Depths

By Spencer . April 20, 2009 . 4:06pm

Tonight Microsoft will hold a press conference in Japan announcing upcoming games. While we’re waiting to hear about the future of the Xbox 360 let’s take a look at their abandoned past.   Along with True Fantasy Online Live Microsoft developed and canceled another Japanese developed online game. Fishing Live Online was a multiplayer fishing […]

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Before Lost Planet Capcom Was Working On Lost Mantis

By Spencer . March 10, 2009 . 12:56pm

Ubisoft pulled the rug under Paris based Darkworks who was developing I Am Alive. This happened to the studio before back in 2002 too when they were working with Capcom on an action game called Lost Mantis. While Darkworks was the developer the intellectual property looked like it would be Capcom’s since they registered a […]

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Localized Rent a Hero No. 1 leaked on the internet

By Spencer . September 15, 2008 . 8:48am

AIA USA, the company that published Illbleed in North America, attempted in to introduce North America to Rent a Hero No.1 about four years ago. In the Rent a Hero series you play as Taro, a hired hero that can be rented to solve the town’s problems. When Taro is not finding lost children he […]

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Phantasy Star Offline, Xbox version goes dark in Japan

By Spencer . December 25, 2007 . 3:47pm

Sega is finally pulling the plug on the Xbox version of Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II in Japan. The last day online play will be available is January 31, 2008, five years after the initial launch date. When this happens Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst Episode IV will be the only version of […]

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Final Fantasy XI was originally planned for the Xbox too

By Spencer . September 7, 2007 . 12:02am

Straight from Austin's Game Developer Conference there is an excellent summary of Hiromichi Tanaka’s keynote speech. Way back in 1999 when he was working on Final Fantasy XI there was a version planned for the original Xbox. However, the original Xbox specs only included a 2GB hard drive, which left no room for expansion packs. […]

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Panzer Dragoon Orta AND Jet Set Radio Future run on the Xbox 360

By Spencer . April 19, 2007 . 11:55am

Way after I thought all hope was lost for Xbox 360 backwards compatibility, Mike over from Deeko News dropped a jaw dropping tip (thanks!) that two of my favorite Xbox titles Panzer Dragon Orta and Jet Set Radio are backwards compatible. That’s not all though! The long list of backwards compatible titles also includes:   […]