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New Releases for the Week of August 19th, 2012: New Super Mario Bros. 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition

August 24, 2012

New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo 3DS) Mario and company return to Nintendo’s new portable system, following their previous outing in last year’s Super Mario 3D Land. The game bears the distinction of being the first Nintendo game to be released simultaneously in both retail and digital download format. The last time Nintendo ventured into […]

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New Releases for the Week of July 29th, 2012: Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time, Final Fantasy Dimensions

July 30, 2012

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (Sony PSP) Fourth entry in the series of tactical role-playing games. This game is new to American audiences, but it’s not actually a new game. It was originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2003 as the fourth game in the Growlanser series, but only in Japan. The releases of the […]

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Shadowrun Online MMO game now seeking funding on Kickstarter

July 20, 2012

Cliffhanger Productions has launched a new campaign via the fund-raising website Kickstarter to fund Shadowrun Online, a massively multiplayer online game set in the universe of the cyberpunk/fantasy tabletop role-playing game Shadowrun. The game will put players in the role of shadowrunners- the deadly mercenaries of Shadowrun’s 2070s setting- and will be based around turn-based […]

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New Releases for the Week of July 15th, 2012: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Collection, Heroes of Ruin, Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles

July 18, 2012

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Collection (PC) Compilation of both single-player RPGs in the series: The original developed by BioWare and the sequel Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords developed by Obsidian. Both games are worth checking out if you haven’t already. The original Knights of the Old […]

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Heroes of Ruin coming soon to North America

June 18, 2012

Square Enix is now a little under a month away from releasing upcoming game Heroes of Ruin for the Nintendo 3DS in North America. Created by American developer n-Space, Heroes of Ruin is an action RPG designed to make use of the portable system’s online connection and Wi-Fi capabilities. The game has a fantasy setting […]

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Ragnarok Tactics North American Release announced

June 15, 2012

Aksys Games has officially announced that they will be releasing Ragnarok Tactics for the Sony PSP. The game, released in Japan last October under the title Ragnarok: Empress of Darkness and Light, is a strategy RPG based on massively multiplayer online RPG Ragnarok Online. It will be the second Ragnarok Online spinoff game to get […]

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New Releases for the Week of June 10th, 2012: Gungnir, Metal Gear Solid HD Collection

June 13, 2012

Gungnir (Sony PSP)- New Japanese tactical RPG from Atlus, who’ve become the more or less undisputed rulers of that field over the past few years, especially on portable systems. This also continues the trend of Japanese RPG’s appearing more and more on portable systems rather than home consoles, which has been going on for more […]

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E3 Atlus revelas new trailers for Persona 4 Arena and Persona 4: The Golden, announces Zeno Clash 2

June 11, 2012

Developer Atlus isn’t nearly as big a name as many of the other companies present at the recent E3 show, unless you’re a fan of Japanese RPGs and certain other Japanese niche games. Nevertheless, Atlus was there at E3 to showcase some of its upcoming games. Atlus unveiled a new trailer for Persona 4 Arena, […]

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New Releases for the Week of May 27th, 2012:Resistance: Burning Skies, Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland, Max Payne 3 for PC

May 30, 2012

Resistance: Burning Skies (PlayStation VITA)- The fifth game in the science fiction/alternate history first-person shooter series, and the first for the PlayStation Vita. Like the rest of the Resistance series, the game is set in an alternate 1950s where the world is being overrun by mysterious inhuman invaders called the Chimera. Burning Skies is a […]

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New Releases for the Week of May 20th, 2012: Dragon’s Dogma, EVE Online: Inferno, Mario Tennis Open

May 23, 2012

Dragon’s Dogma (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)- Action RPG from Capcom, with a development staff that includes personnel from other Capcom series such as Devil May Cry, Resident Evil, and Capcom’s venerable RPG franchise Breath of Fire. I tried the demo for the PlayStation 3 version a bit and liked it; the action is exciting and […]

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