Kurisumasu keeki, 12.18.09
Summary: Some more saabisu for the holidays, along with more stuff for the Sgt. Frog game, Shiren 4, Summon Night Granthese, and some new characters for Absolute Hero Makeover.
Summary: Flyers for the Prof. Layton movie, treasure-hunting with Keroro, screens for Tokyo Exorcist, vague news of Digimon, safety measures for Queen's Blade, and new horizons for Etrians.
Summary: Muramasa's new CD collection, a very classic dungeon game, an intro to Tokyo Exorcist, and the December release dates.
Summary: Sgt. Frog takes center stage, along with odd pastimes in Tokimeki 4, a longer look at Power Pro-kun 12, and a few new screens of WiZmans World.
Summary: Surprising bargain buys, Mews for everyone!, funny demons for Strange Journey, Star Force in Battle Network, the November release dates, and a little extra saabisu.
Summary: Two years now, and it's time for some massive fanservice, DQ9 for the drums, a return to Neverland with Spectral Force Legacy, four mobile phone games (and one post-mobile), and word on the Shonen/SE collaboration, Cross Treasures.
Summary: The Day of the Dot has come and gone, and with it news of legendarily redundantly titled games, RPG-making for the DS, Capcom's Operation Shooting Star, a Battle Spirits action-RPG adaptation, and the cameo-fest that is Shonen's White Comic. Oh, and a review of the Tales of Vesperia movie.
Summary: Rock out to Square Enix club remixes, along with a puzzling label on a sports game, more cameos in Lord of Vermilion 2, the latest wanderings of Shiren, and Fate/EXTRA.
Summary: World War Moe returns, along with new websites for Iron Master, new board game RPGs, kitty-cat cameos in Phantasy Star games, some cute girls of gaming, and the October release list..
Summary: Badman returns in 3D (sort of), Nippon Ichi brings us an Absolute Hero Makeover, an introduction to Atelier Lina, and a first look at WiZmans World.
Summary: Takarazuka does Phoenix Wright, a New Frontier for S-E, enrolling at the Super Robot Academy, and a belated update on Summon Night X - Tears Crown.
Summary: After the elections, we have "political endorsements" for online games, the return of MedaBots, more 3D Dot Heroes, cute little Okami, and the September release dates.
Summary: Summer souvenirs, along with game-related movie news, 3D Dot Heroes, some combat shots from The Another World (finally!), and kids hunting the other set of elements.
Summary: A surprisingly large update with special foods from Item Getter, odd crossover choices for Lord of Vermilion, more SaGa 2 goodness, the August Release Dates, Luminous Arc 3, a 28-year-old Wizardry game, and the newest in Pokémon Dungeons.
Summary: One more bit on Heroic Failures, the new Yggdra title, Sting's other new Force on the horizon, and the Diva of Antiphona.
Summary: A rather buggy update with DQ-related goodness, cute SaGa robots, networking with Mega Man, the two faces of Inazuma Eleven 2, Famitsu's own halftime report, and some cuddly doodz.
Summary: Another short summer update with God Eater, cheesecake pictures from Queen's Blade, links to the Blue Sphere website and a discussion on taking the shinkansen.
Summary: A short update this week with Mega-Pachinko, Tingle in love, Ragnarok Offline, and the July release dates.
Summary: Live from the Velvet Room, more SaGa goodness, lots of plastic figurines, weaponscrafting RPGs, and cute side-scrollers.
Summary: Poké-loving at McD's, a novel Japanese D&D adaptation for the DS, minor commentary on Super Robot Wars NEO, Hero Must Die, and some chirashi posters for Fire Emblem.
Summary: JP's triumphant post-E3 return, with Pikachu pedometers, Cardboard Senki, more info on the new nameless game, ROID for cellphones, the June release dates, and a better look at Blue Sphere.
Summary: Feel rejuvenated with news of the nameless game, Kanata's Adventures in Toyland, a trip to the Another Country, nearly naked Tactics Layer girls, and a glimpse of Blue Sphere.
Summary: The flu has come to Japan, as has news of SaGa super-soundtracks, Inazuma Eleven's rise from the ashes, assorted swag for Agarest Senki Zero, Class of Heroes II animated shorts, a new downloadable DQ title, and more cleavage from Queen's Blade.
Kumo no ito, 5.15.09
Summary: Creepy crawlies, collectible cuties, a selection of fashionably bizarre items for NuGa-Cel, the obligatory SaGa II commentary, Druaga hits the VC, and a bit more color for Trinity Universe.
Souji shimasu, 5.08.09
Summary: Art exhibitions, a Famitsu rerun, a little info on Linebarrels of Iron, a new cross-over RPG, and some good old-fashioned cosplay gaming.
Midori no Hi, 5.01.09
Summary: After listening to the Atelier Annie drama CD, we look at Tir-nan-Og, skim through the Famitsu Readers' Choice Awards for Sequels, and ogle the latest uber-critter from the Pokémon mill.
Wagashi & Younashi, 4.24.09
Summary: Today we learn about Heroic Failures, the new Agarest Senki title, a very picturesque (and frantic) action game, and Shining Force's surprising new platform.
Summary: A little swag, a little TP, some Sky Explorers, waving a Takt of Magic, soccer game news, some new material from the Atelier, and Gaijin's personal Pokémon rip-offs.
Summary: The truth comes out, Square Enix invades MySpace, JP changes its sales lists, Class of Heroes gets a sequel, we learn about Queen's Blade, and A Witch's Tale gets some more coverage.
Majime ni shiyou!, 4.01.09
Summary: The Japanese Bureau of Verification and Fact-Checking has ascertained that this column on Japanese mobile phone games, erotic dungeon-crawlers, and cut-rate RPGs is most likely accurate.
Summary: First screens for Atelier Rorona, real-sized Gundams, DBZ RPGs, and a new look for a spoiled princess.
Summary: No Daylight Savings here, as we look at a new Harvest Moon game, Muramasa's special art package, Nanatama, and Atelier Annie.
Summary: Musings on No-Meat Fridays, Maple Story chewing gum, news on Item Getter and Kizuna
Kutsu wo haku, 2.27.09
Summary: Shoe problems, Tengai Pachinko, Arc Rise Fantasia art, old games for download, paired mobile phone game offerings, and the 2008 console RPG sales figures
Summary: Old Japanese coins, DQ Dance Remixes, first and last Shining Force Feather coverage, more Crystal Defenders, Sacred Blaze costume choices, and a couple new mobile phone RPGs.
Summary: Old Advertising for Mother, Cosplay Heroes, environmentally friendly RTS games, a new keitai RPG, and the 2008 RPG sales figures
Oni wa Soto!, 2.06.09
Summary: Amateur exorcisms, remakes on the PSP, a few new mobile phone games, more Retro Game Challenge, and the February release dates
Summary: Cute little birds distract us from a slow news week with slime-y new DS accessories, a quick look at SaGa 2 heroes, 30-second RPGs, and an IRC Culture Corner
Ushi no Toshi, 1.23.09
Summary: Lunar New Year, Crystal Defenders on WiiWare, Table RPG Silver Rain, and news on production delays for Atelier Annie
Seijin no Hi, 1.16.09
Summary: Coming of Age Day, New Year's greetings from the industry, Luminous Arc & Shiren on mobile phones, a big Dungeon & Dams update, another for Mimana Iar Chronicle, and comments on the new SaGa 2 remake
Summary: Birthday goodness, Phoenix Wright on stage, Holiday Dengeki, Devil Survivor update, Sacred Blaze and 7th Dragon tidbits, and January release dates.
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