Giant robots on a tiny screen? How unthinkably farcical! From Software managed to see beyond this astute observation earlier this year when it ported Armored Core 3, a six-year-old PS2 title, to the PSP in Japan. It looks like America will also be exposed to this amusing juxtaposition, as the ESR...

October 5th 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The graphics may be a bit undercooked and the series' last entry may have been released in the States over five years ago, but we certainly were happy to hear that Way of the Samurai 3 will be arriving on October 13th in the US. Agetec and UFO Interactive -- in charge of publishing the PS3 and 360...

September 19th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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At long last, there's an answer to the following timeless riddle -- how many publishers does it take to port a Japanese-centric franchise to North America on two different systems? Okay, fine, that's not so much a timeless riddle as it is a question we just made up, but it's been answered regardles...

August 21st 2009 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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It wouldn't be Monday without new games to download across Nintendo platforms. This week's highlight is definitely Hudson's first-person soaker, Water Warfare. It's a neat concept, but we really think Hudson could've spent some time tightening up the graphics on level three.%Gallery-48416%

June 29th 2009 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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We'll get to discussing the details of this news in just a second, but there's something that we must get out of the way first:Yaaaaaaaaay!The ESRB has posted a rating for Bubble Bobble Plus!, the WiiWare version of Taito's wonderful arcade platformer. We don't know when it will come out here -- Nin...

March 6th 2009 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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The unique PSP-exclusive puzzler, Fading Shadows, is coming to America, courtesy of Agetec. In the game, players must direct a mystical beam of light to help a magical orb traverse various trap-filled puzzles. There are fifty levels to try when the game comes out this Summer.One of the more intrigu...

May 16th 2008 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Sega's Touch Darts was released in Europe last summer, but Sega didn't make any sign of releasing it in the U.S. Agetec has stepped in and picked up the publishing rights for the game, planning to release it next month. Agetec really knows how to spot easy localization jobs -- first LOL, and now thi...

May 14th 2008 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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Refusing to close the lid on the PS2's casket, Armored Core publisher Agetec has announced plans to bring last-gen RPG Falling Stars to North America this summer. The game casts players in the role of a young girl named Luna on a quest to save the village of Dazzleon from her own green-skinned uncl...

May 12th 2008 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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We won't bombard you with more details about LOL (we can really only LOL so many times in one day), but news just rolled in that Rising Star would be bringing the game to Europe. Instead of being called LOL, though, it will be titled Bakushow, which means "big laugh" in Japanese.There's no word yet...

April 10th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Skip and Route24's LOL is seemingly a very freeform game. It has no prescribed content, just an open canvas with which you can design your own trivia or drawing game -- or anything else you want that involves sending pictures and text between DS systems. It provides the infrastructure and a timer,...

April 10th 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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"If the game is boring, you are boring." That's how Agetec is choosing to market a localized version of Skip's bizarre Archime DS, a multiplayer-only game that is entirely dependent on user-generated content. And we mean entirely.LOL DS is little more than a networked drawing pad. One player issues...

March 17th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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"If the game is boring, then you are boring." So says the motto of Agetec's newly announced DS game, "LOL." Billed as a "unique, free-form gaming experience," our first reaction to LOL is to erupt with laughter. A veritable LOLcano if you will, like the one we LOLlerbladed down whilst on LOLiday in...

March 14th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments