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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. Dragon's DogmaThere are so many things wrong with Dragon's Dogma, as noted in Joystiq's scathing review. For star...

January 1st 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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A new patch announced for the Japanese version of Dragon's Dogma will put "easy mode" in the options menu of the game, allowing players to switch over at any time. Capcom didn't specify the exact differences in easy mode, leaving us free to speculate that it removes one head from all multi-headed m...

August 1st 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Capcom enjoyed a very robust first quarter, with a profit of ¥1.3 billion ($16.9 million) for the period ending June 30, which is up 290 percent from the same period last year. The company's digital content group (games!) made the majority of revenues during the quarter, with ¥13.74 billion...

July 30th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. Before Dragon's Dogma became a surprise...

July 5th 2012 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Dragon's Dogma, a sort of experiment in Western-style role playing game design, is proving successful for Capcom. The publisher announced today that it has shipped over one million copies of the RPG so far. As for how that translates into sales, we don't have a hard number, but we do know that it's...

June 25th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Dragon's Dogma, a Japanese role-playing game with western sensibilities, seems to be doing just fine in its home country. Much better than fine, as it turns out: Dragon's Dogma has moved 302,000 units on the PS3 in Japan, while the Xbox 360 version has sold 29,000, according to Media Create.The com...

May 31st 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier had the best premiere of the franchise this past week in the UK. Five installments in (the first in 2001), Ghost Recon: Future Soldier saw its best week one sales of the series, but Chart-Track does note the previous game had a staggered rel...

May 28th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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We had some issues with Dragon's Dogma. Ok, we had more than a few issues, calling it "50 or so hours of mundane drudgery" in our review. That doesn't mean our opinion is the only one that matters. There's a whole internet out there with glowing reviews. Maybe not "glowing," but certainly...

May 23rd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments