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Japanese Gaming News Site Andriasang Closes Its Doors

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Posted on September 11, 2012 AT 10:30am
For over five years, Andriasang has arguably been the North American gaming industry's best source for constant, daily news and updates straight from Japan. However, all good things eventually come to an end. READ MORE



Review

EGM Review:
Akai Katana

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Posted on May 15, 2012 AT 08:50am
Yes, even us mortal humans can play and enjoy bullet hell shoot 'em ups—and for those wanting to try such games, Akai Katana can have just as much to offer us as it does hardcore fans of the genre. READ MORE



Feature

GDC 2012: Keiji Inafune On Japanese Gaming’s Broken Brands

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Posted on March 8, 2012 AT 01:12am
Keiji Inafune has long thought that the Japanese game development scene is in trouble. The once-Capcom employee best know for his work on franchises such as Mega Man, Resident Evil, and Onimusha, Inafune argues that if Japanese developers and publishers don't get their act together soon, they're going to lag further and further behind those making games in the West. READ MORE



News

Rising Star Games Set To Bring More Japanese Games to America

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Posted on January 26, 2012 AT 02:10pm
Rising Star Games—a major publisher of Japanese games in Europe—has decided to help bring more great titles to North America. READ MORE



News

Atlus Announces Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time for English Release

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Posted on January 18, 2012 AT 02:41pm
Late last year, Atlus USA teased a new upcoming PSP release, which ended up being Sting's Gungnir. That isn't the only 'G'-titled PSP game they have in store for us, however. READ MORE



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Japan’s Favorite Nintendo Games Of All Time

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Posted on January 2, 2012 AT 03:42pm
Japanese Nintendo fans have spoken up about their favorite games to come from the publisher. What did they vote for, and do you agree? READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
5 Ways Japanese Gaming Still Rules: Catherine

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Posted on December 30, 2011 AT 09:00am
Today’s pick is Atlus’ look at life, love, and lust in Catherine, a game which reveals the depth Japanese gaming can present in terms of character development. READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
5 Ways Japanese Gaming Still Rules: Hakuoki

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Posted on December 28, 2011 AT 09:00am
Today I take a look at Idea Factory’s Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom—and Japan’s love for a diverse range of gaming genres that helps birth titles such as this. READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
5 Ways Japanese Gaming Still Rules: Atelier Totori

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Posted on December 27, 2011 AT 11:05am
Today I take a look at the latest chapter of Gust’s Atelier franchise—Atelier Totori—and how it’s an example of Japanese developers building games around seemingly everyday ideas that expand the concepts of traditional gameplay. READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature
5 Ways Japanese Gaming Still Rules: Dark Souls

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Posted on December 26, 2011 AT 11:34am
Today I take a look at From Software’s newest release Dark Souls—and the way in which the game shows Japan’s long-standing tradition for insane depth in gameplay. READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
The 5 Most Influential Japanese Games
Day Five: Final Fantasy VII

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Posted on November 4, 2011 AT 01:05pm
All this week, EGMNOW.com takes a look at our picks for the five most influential Japanese videogames ever released. READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
The 5 Most Influential Japanese Games
Day Four: Street Fighter II

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Posted on November 3, 2011 AT 01:00pm
All this week, EGMNOW.com takes a look at our picks for the five most influential Japanese videogames ever released. READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
The 5 Most Influential Japanese Games
Day Three: Super Mario Bros.

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Posted on November 2, 2011 AT 12:00pm
All this week, EGMNOW.com takes a look at our picks for the five most influential Japanese videogames ever released. READ MORE



Feature

EGM Feature:
The 5 Most Influential Japanese Games
Day Two: Pac-Man

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Posted on November 1, 2011 AT 01:30pm
All this week, EGMNOW takes a look at our picks for the five most influential Japanese videogames ever released. READ MORE



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