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Some more interesting information has surfaced about the Xbox One since the earlier reveal of Microsoft's upcoming console. One of the things many look at a system successor for is backwards compatibility, and unfortunately it appears that's somet...

X-Japan Announces a New World Tour for 2014.

Don Mattrick took the stage just a little over an hour ago to finally lift the curtain on the next generation of Microsoft's console, Xbox One. Thankfully, they actually showed the console itself immediately, making way for the massive box, contro...

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Professor Dong Wong Cho of Chungbuk Provincial College in South Korea has an idea about violent video games. And it's truly bonkers. According to Professor Cho's latest study, violent video games make graphics cards run hot and emit more radio waves.

press release / ToshI / YOSHIKI / X JAPAN The members of X Japan have returned to japan once again! On May 20th they held a press conference at Madam Tussauds in Tokyo. Their Leader YOSHIKI announced that they are recently planning their second Wo...

89-year-old Harue Akagi pays her 1st lead role as senile mother cared for by son Yuichi Okano's Pekorosu no Haha ni Ai ni Iku manga will receive a live-action film adaptation slated for release this fall.

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Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Fighting Game Announced with Trailer Arc System Works has announced a new Guilty Gear game, Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-, at its Arc System Works Festival event yesterday. The new arcade game's objects will be entirely done in 3D CG.

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Microsoft has finally unveiled the new Xbox, dubbed the Xbox One and due "later this year," although with the better part of their presentation being given over to TV and EA Sports precious little of the actual game line-up was on show.

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Published on May 22, 2013, by KarbyP - Posted in Consoles / Arcade, Gaming, News Moments ago on Microsoft's live unveiling of the Xbox One, it was announced that the games publisher's best-selling first-person shooter franchise, Halo, is getting a...

Chuck Taylor All Star high-tops to ship in December in men's & women's sizes The JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime and American shoe company Converse are collaborating to create exclusive JoJo Chuck Taylor All Star high-top shoes.

Japanese college students, having apparently resigned themselves to living out the stereotype that Japan is one big, racially homogenous hive mind, seem to be foregoing their chance to really do something unique after years of mandatory school uni...

Last week we got a look at Sony teaser video named "-" associated with a "Panopticon" site. It turns out that Panopticon is a world from the PT Era year 102013. This will be the setting for a PS Vita "rescue multiplayer" Freedom Wars.

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The video clip of 「Take Your Way」 by livetune featuring SEKAI NO OWARI's vocalist Fukase has been completed and is now up for public viewing on livetune's official YouTube channel. 「Take Your Way」 is the opening theme for currently airing anime, D...

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4Gamer have shared ten whole minutes of Shin Megami Tensei IV gameplay, giving a look at part of the game's intro, a dungeon and battles. Also shown is interaction with Burroughs, your navigation AI and demon fusion.

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Who's got two thumbs and a giant real-life replica of Final Fantasy VII's Buster Sword? This guy: master swordsman and renowned propmaker Tony Swatton. And we're not talking about the sort of fake plasticky Buster Sword prop some of you may have s...

Henshin Ninja Arashi in Kamen Rider Hibiki Novel During Kamen Rider Hibiki's early planning stages, Toei actually planned on putting the Kamen Rider on a break and make a series based on the old Ishinomori hero, Henshin Ninja Arashi.

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The official Bandai YouTube channel posted the video demonstrating the MMZ-00 Moya Moya Z-Cune in action. This toy is a 1/1 scale of Malsheena's transformation device from the Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 TV series.

On Tuesday, the Anime Mirai project announced the four studios that will each receive 38 million yen (about US$370,000) from the "Young Animator Training Project" to make half-hour anime. Just like the last three years, the Japan Animation Creator...

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BlazBlue Anime Storyline and Cast Revealed We just heard news of the anime adaptation of BlazBlue fighting game franchise that will be airing this fall, and Arc System Work has revealed further details of the storyline and seiyuu casts.

Last weekend, the PC port of FFVII finalyl hit Japan as Final Fantasy VII International, available through Square Enix's eStore with the introductory prize of 1000 yen. The port, which now supports 1920x1080 displays, is the first time that the ga...

Kozue Aikawa dresses as Haru, Hibachi for character songs created by Vocaloid composer samfree Music label Avex began streaming two dance music videos for Mushibugyō's upcoming character song singles for heroines Haru & Hibachi.

X JAPAN Probably you thought that we'd talk about X Japan's press conference when you first read YOSHIKI's name! We will talk about that too but please be a bit patient! This time we would like to talk about the collaboration of YOSHIKI and Stan Lee!

In anticipation of the series' August 27th DVD/Blu-ray, FUNimation announced the English dub cast for divisive sci-fi anime Guilty Crown. A meteorite carrying a foreign virus crashes in Japan, leading to a devastating nation-wide infection and tot...

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Sure, we've reported previously on "Take Your Way", the latest song from leading Vocaloid songsmiths livetune (they of "Transfer" and "Re:Dial" fame). Heck, we even posted the short version of the PV for the new song when a brief clip went up a fe...

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Bandai Channel posted the trailer of Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Memory of Eden compilation movie. This movie is focused on Part II main protagonist Asemu Asuno and Zeheart Galette. The new movie features over an hour of additional material, which is d...

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pad By Spencer . May 19, 2013 . 11:23pm For the first time the Yakuza series is leaving PlayStation consoles. Sega will release Yakuza 1 & 2 HD for Wii U on August 8, which is a port of the PlayStation 3 compilation released in Japan last year.

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1/8 Matou Sakura PVC [Yukata Ver. ] FREEing has commenced preorder for this lovely scaled figure of Matou Sakura dressed in a lovely pink yukata with with cherry blossom prints.  She is posed with a mature expression across her face, with a light ...

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New voice-actors have been chosen for both Batman and the Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins, according to a Joystiq report. Roger Craig Smith is playing Batman, and Troy Baker is taking on the Joker.   Craig has played a number of prominent videogam...

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