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Age of Wushu just launched publicly today, and as you read this, thousands of players are getting into the game for the very first time. For a lot of you first-time readers, you might be wondering what the heck is this game, why should you play it, and what are some of the community resources for...

April 10th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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There are very few items in World of Warcraft that have much of a shelf life beyond the games in which they debut. No matter how powerful and prestigious they are, they get nerfed, or their level range is restricted, or -- most commonly -- they're simply outclassed by bigger and better gear. Thun...

April 6th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Looking to add a spark of new life to your old, rusty Xbox 360 games? First of all, how did your games manage to get rusty? Did you have them bronzed? More importantly, a slew of discounts on older DLC items on the Xbox Live Marketplace might just what your floundering classics need.

July 6th 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Looking for roughly ten dollars worth of tactical role-playing on DS? What a coincidence! Amazon is currently offering Blue Dragon Plus for $9.98. You can add the strategy guide for just $3.42! It's the perfect time to get caught up with the adventures of Shu, Marumaro, and a bunch of giant blue mon...

February 18th 2010 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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If you've been dying to march Akira Toriyama-designed characters through fantasy landscapes and monster-infested dungeons, you'll be saddened to hear that Dragon Quest IX has yet to be announced for North American release. As if sensing your oddly specific yearning, D3Publisher has stepped in with...

October 29th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Joystiq PSA: An episode of Blue Dragon anime is available as a free (and 100% legal) download.The Blue Dragon anime's pilot episode, "The Shadow Comes Forth", can be grabbed from the iTunes Store for free, through March 10. That's a savings of $1.99. We can only hope that watching an episode of Shu...

February 25th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It is no secret that the Xbox 360 is not Japan's gaming console of choice. Just look at 2008's software sales and you'll spot just one Xbox 360 game in Japan's top 100. But that doesn't mean Microsoft's Japanese situation is a complete lost cause, because console sales are actually on the rise (yea...

January 28th 2009 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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During an interview with IGN about Blue Dragon Plus, Sakaguchi spoke about a variety of subjects, including bringing his RPG to the Wii, as well as his thoughts on the system overall. "I think the Wii is a wonderful system," he said. "It's very unique, starting with its iconic controllers." When ask...

January 14th 2009 at 12:49pm 0 Comments
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We first discovered Blue Dragon: Beasts of the Underworld last month, and now these rather blurry scans from Famitsu have appeared on the interblag. It's difficult to glean much new information from these dim images -- indeed, the original Shonen Jump scans were much clearer -- but Gamekyo whipped...

January 8th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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According to the latest issue of Shonen Jump magazine in Japan, the DS is set to receive a second Blue Dragon game, which can best be translated as Blue Dragon: Beasts of the Underworld. Unlike Blue Dragon Plus, this new collaboration between Namco and Mistwalker will be a real-time RPG with full 3...

December 12th 2008 at 1:56pm 0 Comments

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/New_trailer_website_bring_Blue_Dragon_Plus_out_of_the_shadow'; Mistwalker's Blue Dragon Plus, the DS follow-up to the game for the Xbox 360, has been out for some time in Japan, so we haven't seen much over the past several months. Now that the North...

December 4th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments