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We're scared for Nessie, our underwater ally, because after Capcom sponsored a hunt for South America's Bigfoot and giant anacondas to promote Monster Hunter Freedom 2, we just know they're going after her next as the company announced its plans to release Monster Hunter Portable 2G.No, it's not a...

September 21st 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It's not unusual to see million-selling games on the DS (as Tom Jones would have crooned), but Monster Hunter Portable 2nd is the first PSP game to manage that feat inside Japan. The game got off to a great start last week and, according to a press release from Capcom, as of today one million units...

March 6th 2007 at 11:22am 0 Comments
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While us Americans have been stuck with black PSPs since its launch nearly two years ago, Japan has been collecting more and more unique colors. The newly revealed "Champagne Gold" PSP will hit Japan on February 22nd for the standard PSP price of 20,790 yen (~$175US).This is, coincidentally, when Mo...

January 10th 2007 at 2:15am 0 Comments
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The people of CESA sure love Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops. They gave it a "Best of Show" award at Tokyo Game Show a few weeks ago, and now they're willing to give it the prestigious "Future Award," which is given to games which are sure to be hits in the future. It joins other games such as Blue D...

October 16th 2006 at 10:40pm 0 Comments
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Monster Hunter 2 featured some of the longest lines at Tokyo Game Show. And for good reason: the first release was a tremendous success in Japan. With better graphics, and some awards to boot, the sequel looks to surpass the high standard set by the first. GameTrailers.com has off-screen footage of...

September 29th 2006 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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There are way too many PSP games at this year's Tokyo Game Show. Because not all of us have time to read all the impressions and previews of all the games coming out, PSP Fanboy has created this nifty guide for all the games that were previewed. You'll get a thumbs up or a thumbs down from the majo...

September 24th 2006 at 8:55pm 0 Comments
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Unlike the now-defunct E3, Tokyo Game Show has always been an event for the masses. The public could wait on enormous lines to get their hands on upcoming video games (something I'd love to have here in the States!). The general success of an upcoming product can usually be seen by the approximate w...

September 24th 2006 at 6:50pm 0 Comments