Though we still have two months before Super Robot Wars OG Saga: Endless Frontier ships to stores in Japan, Banpresto already has a commercial for the Monolith-Soft RPG at its official site. The 15-second spot has everything you'd expect from a Super Robot Wars title -- ornate mechas swinging swords...

March 27th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments

No more than two weeks after we goaded you into importing a discounted copy of Summon Night: Twin Age, Atlus has announced its plans to translate and bring the ARPG stateside this May 20th. If you're one of those unfortunate kids who made the mistake of following our advice, you have our apologies....

March 18th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Playing import games can be an expensive hobby, but online shops like Play Asia provide some relief for your wallet, hosting frequent sales for Japan-only titles normally priced at $50+. This latest deal is for Summon Night: Twin Age (or Twin Edge, depending on where you look), an ARPG from Banprest...

March 4th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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It's time for Japan and importers to get their mecha on. Super Robot Wars A has been announced for the PSP, courtesy of everyone's favorite developer, Banpresto. Not your favorite? You don't count. If you're unfamiliar with the franchise, imagine a game where you could pick any of dozens of gigantic...

February 2nd 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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When Monolith Soft first announced their Infinite Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga, many people scratched their heads in puzzlement. An RPG? What happened to the long tradition of strategy games? Why Original Generation? While these screens -- many of which showed up in those scans, just not as cle...

January 18th 2008 at 4:02pm 0 Comments
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European publisher 505 Games has randomly decided to pick up the Crayon Shin-chan Wii launch game, Crayon Shin-chan: Saikyou Kazoku Kasukabe King. The choice to localize some two-year-old anime game may seem unusual, but Spain apparently has a large Shin-chan fanbase. Previous Shin-Chan GBA games g...

January 14th 2008 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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In a vaguely shocking turn of events, Nintendo's newly-acquired developer Monolith Soft has partnered with Banpresto to make a new entry in the long-running Super Robot Wars series of strategy RPGs. Oh, except this one isn't a strategy RPG! Infinite Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga is actually an R...

January 9th 2008 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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The year is almost over, and we could probably debate for hours about which games were the best, but in the end, money talks. So, how did Wii games actually sell in 2007? A kind NeoGAFfer compiled a list that shows how much each Wii game sold this year in Japan, based on Media Create figures up unt...

December 23rd 2007 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Further emphasizing the DS's status as the system that companies want to rerelease their old RPGs on, the latest issue of Shonen Jump revealed today that Summon Night 1 and 2, both originally PlayStation titles, are headed for the DS. We haven't been able to glean much information from the Japanese...

November 15th 2007 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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Has your anxiety for Front Mission DS's distant October release become unmanageable, affecting your work and love life? If it's any consolation, you can get your mecha SRPG fix with Banpresto's Super Robot Taisen: Original Generations.Atlus, the North American publisher behind this chibi-robot game,...

August 8th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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If there's one thing to love about E3 -- even the all-new, scaled down E3 -- it's the flood of new game announcements that tend to come with the show. On that front, Atlus has certainly not disappointed us; this morning, they let fly with a bevy of localization announcements. One -- Touch Detective...

July 10th 2007 at 3:39pm 0 Comments
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It will be months before Summon Night: Twin Age sees its August release in Japan, but that hasn't stopped Banpresto from putting out some early commercials for the RPG. The first video to debut at the official site casts the talents of geeky actor, Atsushi Itoh, to show off Summon Night's touchscree...

June 12th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments