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Nintendo's GameCube controller adapter for Wii U hasn't been discontinued, but it sure has been hard to find in available stock. Thankfully, where there is demand, there's a company willing to create a near-identical product to sell via their own channels. Typically these knock-offs might be consid...

January 10th 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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GunLord, NG:Dev-Team's new(!) Dreamcast run-and-gun game, is now available for purchase through retailer Play-Asia. The standard edition costs $39.99, with a soundtrack-bearing Limited Edition available for $49.99. An extravagant "Dragon Box" is on the site for $120, but is not available for purcha...

June 25th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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The thing about a Nazi zombie is that it tends not to re-die until it's been utterly obliterated. So, it's totally plausible that the Nazi Zombie scourge continued to pester ill-fortified strongholds long after World War II. Considering Treyarch's commitment to historical entertainment, the develop...

September 27th 2010 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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[Update: Mad Catz let us know that these sticks are, as the Play-Asia reveal may suggest, being released in Asia, beyond the scope of the company's Street Fighter IV licensing deal.]The FightSticks released by Mad Catz alongside Street Fighter IV were surprising, to say the least, for Mad Catz produ...

July 15th 2009 at 2:35pm 0 Comments
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Import retailer Play-Asia has listed a June release for the upcoming PSP version of PixelJunk Monsters. The handheld version of the popular tower defense game will feature all the content found in the PS3 game ... and then some. Considering the PSP game will be a full UMD release over in Asia, it's...

April 22nd 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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A recent listing on Play-Asia has fans of tightly arranged, slowly approaching extraterrestrials buzzing with glee. According to the retailer (as well as a handful of other Japanese games dealers), Space Invaders Extreme 2, which hasn't even been confirmed by prospective developer Taito, is set to d...

January 25th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Click to enter our DSi gallery. When the Nintendo DSi launches on November 1st, it will cost Japanese consumers ¥18,900, or the equivalent of $200 at current exchange rates. Alas, import stores apparently didn't get that memo. Earlier this week, YesAsia was one of the first major importers to op...

October 24th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Both the PSP and PS3 have incredibly generous region settings, which allow you to play games from all around the world -- no mod chips required. Importing games for both of Sony's platforms is easy, and Play-Asia's sale makes it even easier. Right now, they're providing 25% off all of their in-sto...

July 12th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Both the PSP and PS3 have incredibly generous region settings, which allow you to play games from all around the world -- no mod chips required. Importing games for both of Sony's platforms is easy, and Play-Asia's sale makes it even easier. Right now, they're providing 25% off all of their in-stoc...

July 12th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Our wallets sighed in relief after finding out about a Play-Asia sale, and then ran away screaming once they realized that we were now tempted to import the entire store. If you import games as well, now's an opportune time at the online retailer, and if you don't, there's no better time to start....

July 11th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Now might not be the best time to order a Japanese copy of Archaic Sealed Heat, what with E3 right around the corner and a U.S. localization likely, but Play Asia is doing its best to convince us otherwise! The import online shop is selling copies of the gorgeous Mistwalker-developed title for only...

July 9th 2008 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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At full price, the Wii remake of the fossilized arcade game Crazy Climber was a ridiculous proposition. But at $18.90, it's ... a ridiculous proposition that we're actually considering, which, we suppose, makes us ridiculous. Maybe even crazy.But that's the situation Play-Asia has put us, and no dou...

April 9th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments