If you're anxiously awaiting Dark Souls III and have yet to make the leap to next-gen, this may be your perfect chance to do so. Revealed earlier this year, the limited edition Dark Souls III themed PS4 models have now been given an official price by Playstation Japan. Coming as a bundle, buyers will…
Shown off in the latest issue of Weekly Famitsu, Bandai Namco and Granzella have revealed more on their bizarre survival sim, City Shrouded in Shadow. Based primarily off the Disaster Report games developed by Granzella where you have to guide your character through a natural disaster zone in a city,…
Thanks to findings reported by Hachima Kikou, a recent trademark filed by SEGA of Japan could be hinting towards a possible new entry in the Valkyria Chronicles series. The trademark is for the name 'Aoki Kakumei No Valkyria' which roughly translates to 'Valkyria of the Blue Revolution.' The original Valkyria…
Like games from Japan? Of course you do. To celebrate all the amazing games that have made their way across the globe from the Land of the Rising Sun, Sony are having a ridiculously huge sale on Japanese titles. Seriously, they don't get bigger than this. For the next two…
To celebrate the start of Golden Week in Japan, which kicks off tomorrow, Sony are launching an impressive sale on games that hail from the Land of the Rising Sun. With up to 50% of PS3 and PS Vita titles, and a bonus of 75% off for Playstation Plus members,…
The Persona series may be more widely recognised in the Western world, but they are in fact a spin off of a much larger franchise. The original game in this franchise was named Shin Megami Tensei, and was released in Japan on the NES in 1987. It was then ported…
Unity Technologies Japan has revealed their new engine mascot, Unity-chan. Her assets (calm down lads) will be released in an engine update coming Spring 2014 and is available for free to dev's who are also allowed to use her model in any game made in the Unity Engine. Unity-chan also…
 The Japanese weekly charts have allowed us to keep track with high precision the movement of the Japanese gaming market. Game sales are still quite dominated by the 3DS, with Super Mario 3D World ending in 4th position in comparison to Pokemon X and Y and Matsune Miku: Project Mirai 2, both 3DS titles.  1. [3DS] Hatsune Miku:…
Capcom have just announced that Monster Hunter 4 has sold over four million copies in Japan in just under 3 months. "The "Monster Hunter" series is a hunting action game that pits players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. The series has sparked a social craze known as…
Now you can join Hero, Yangus, Jessica and Angelo as they travel across their world in the journey to save it from destruction and free the cursed king. That's right, one of the most popular PlayStation 2 games of all time, Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King, is coming…
The recent Japanese video game sales figures have not been kind to everyone's favourite Hedgehog as they have revealed that just after the first week of Sonic Lost World (Wii U version) being released, the game has only sold 2076 copies. Granted this did make it the top selling game…
 The newest trailer for Gundam Breaker have been displayed today. The trailer focuses predominantly on gameplay for this PS Vita title.It also goes into depth over the character customization and multiplayer functionality. Check out the trailer below and let us know what you think of it!  So, does the trailer…
According to the Official Nintendo Japanese Site, the Wii has finally stopped being produced. If you have been itching to play the Wii in Japan then it looks like your going to head to a second hand store from now on or join the new generation and grab a Wii…
Thankfully, this is one of those times where we don't have to list the large amount of changes on the new Limited/Forbidden List for the Yu-Gi-Oh Trading Card Game because nothing has changed! This comes as a little bit of a shock considering that one of the main reasons Konami decided to…
The newest Yu-Gi-Oh set Legacy of the Valiant may just be round the corner but Konami has revealed the next set in the 800 series anyway! "Primal Origin" will be coming to Japan February 15th in 2014. There will be 30 packs per box and the set will now have 90 Cards (6 Ultra…
In an interview with Kotaku today, Takashi Tokita, director and producer at Square Enix, revealed that a remake of Final Fantasy VI is coming soon to iOS and Android devices: "It is basically like a remake of the original VI, but there have been some enhancements. The battle systems have been altered for…
A Killzone One-shot manga, drawn by Kamome Mukojima (the creator of Grave Digger), was released in Japan very recently in Monthly Shonen Ace Magazine. Killzone may not be the biggest franchise in the world but even so it does look really impressive and is sure to give fans of the series…
Shizu Shigeta, a 42 year old mother, living in Tokyo Japan is in court today after she asked her son a simple question, "Which is more important: your game machine or breathing?" and did not like his answer. It all started when her five-year old son Koushi started asking for his…
 Capcom's Monster Hunter 4 has sold over 2 million copies of Monster Hunter 4 in just four days states the publisher. This places the games sales far closer to it's estimated 2.8 million sold by March 2014 than expected. The sales include digital copies, with the game being placed at…
 It was really a matter of time but today, in an interview with Famitsu.com Phil Spencer confirmed that Microsoft's Xbox One console will hit Japanese shores. A release date has not been confirmed, but we do know that the console will be released in 2014. Spencer confirms these details, "The release…
Sony's next home console, the PlayStation 4, will be coming to Japanese store shelves on Saturday February 22nd 2014. This places the Japanese release a whole 4 months after the US and EU will be getting the console. The PS4 will be priced at 39,980 Yen (£256/$401) in Japan and…