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Depending on how interested you are in something, unboxing videos can either be incredibly exciting or the most boring things you've ever seen. Catherine's "Love is Over" deluxe edition may be a different story, however, on account of the underwear and pizza boxes....

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This week, the Joystiq Show talks localization. From the cry of gamers wanting Nintendo to bring niche Japanese games stateside, to inside information straight from the localizers themselves, we have the topic covered from all angles. Is Catherine the first game from Atlus to include underwear in...

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If you're eager to see what exactly Catherine is all about -- or, alternately, if you have a few minutes to try some random game -- you'll get your chance to sample the surreal relationship drama and unreal tower-climbing of Atlus's latest on July 12. That day, Atlus reveals, a demo will be r...

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We know some people are of a mixed opinion regarding the English version of Catherine's voice acting. However, after watching the trailer below, you kind of have to give it up for whoever's providing the pipes for Vincent -- that dude can scream for a super long time....

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Atlus loaded some new Catherine screens into its pizza box and delivered them hot and fresh to us. And it's the kind of stuff we've come to expect from Catherine media: jarring, out-of-context quotes about relationships ... and a dude in his grundies climbing up a physically impossible tower of o...

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These new screens from Atlus's localization of Catherine illustrate the dichotomy of this weird, weird game. Judging from the media we've seen so far, it's half "mature storyline about infidelity" and half "dude in undies and sheep horns climbing a surreal tower." See both after the break....

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Atlus is giving fans the opportunity to participate in a Catherine trailer, which will then be used to market the game to ... well, those same fans, really. The publisher is soliciting video responses to the following three questions: Do you ever want to get married? If so, to the perso...

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Atlus has released some screenshots and a trailer to accompany the localization announcement of Catherine. The English text helps to make this game about terrifying sheep-men easier to understand ... theoretically....

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Your dreams have come true! Atlus has confirmed plans to bring Catherine (and Katherine), "the HD adult horror title from the makers of Persona," to North America. The game's official site pegs the release for "Summer 2011" (but a link to Amazon therein offers a more precise target: July 26). ...

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Apparently, Vincent's "nightmares" in Catherine are a bit too scary. In a post on the official Catherine blog, director Katsura Hashino noted that fans have been complaining about excessive difficulty in the "Nightmare" climbing puzzle segments, even when playing on the easiest difficulty setting. ...

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To celebrate the release of Atlus's inexplicable adventure game/climbing puzzle Catherine in Japan, the publisher has once again enabled PS3 users to download the demo, which was removed from PSN early this month after Atlus hit its unspecified allotment of downloads. The demo is available through...

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If you keep meaning to make a Japanese PSN account in order to download the Catherine demo that came out in late January, you can cancel that intention. Atlus has removed the demo from Japan's PSN. Notifying fans on Twitter (in Japanese), Atlus said that downloads hit the planned maximum quantity...

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If you've got Japanese PSN or Xbox Live accounts set up, they're going to come in handy in the next couple of weeks, as demos for Catherine and ... Gal Gun will be available for download. January 27 will see the arrival of the Catherine demo on both PSN and XBLA, though it won't be available to Si...

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Being in Japanese, this first gameplay clip of Atlus' adultery-balancing, psyche-breaking Catherine doesn't help much -- the erratic themes are indecipherable enough without a language we don't speak laid over it! Regardless, you'd be a fool to miss it. It does feature talking sheep men, after all....

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You may not know much about Catherine, the action-adventure game from Atlus that's been teased with some strange trailers, but don't worry -- all will be revealed, says the game's director, with a demo coming early in 2011. Katsura Hashino says that although people have been intrigued by the weird ...

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The action stages in Atlus's Catherine involve the nightmares of "hero" Vincent, as he climbs stairs in some kind of dreamworld tower. That much we knew. A feature in this week's Famitsu, translated by Andriasang, offers a bit more detail about these surreal segments. There's a sort of puzzle ele...

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If you're shocked to see the seductive poses on the Japanese box art for Catherine, this is likely your first encounter with the Persona team's foray into HD games. The covers feature Catherine (on the PS3 box), the mysterious woman with whom protagonist Vincent has an affair with, and his current g...

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