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After being announced at the 2010 Tokyo Game Show and scheduled for a 2011 release it never made, Fire Pro-Wrestling resurfaces and is now available on the Xbox Marketplace. Developed by Japanese studio Spike, the Avatar-ed version of one of gaming's oldest series is priced at 800 MSP. Apart from t...

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September 21, 2012 at 8:30PM
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Microsoft is hitting Japan right in its beloved franchises. Along with Radiant Silvergun, the company announced a new version of Human/Spike's long-lived wrestling series Fire Pro-Wrestling. The twist this time is that instead of (legally distinct) simulacra of your favorite wrestlers, you'll be ...

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What a delightful variety of games on the Japanese Virtual Console this Christmas week! Compare that to the American selection, which is delightful but not at all varied. Japan has four new old games, from four different systems, in four different gameplay styles, including a shmup, a strategy game,...

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If ever there were a game worthy of a Hanabi Festival (or its American equivalent, "oh, hey, I guess there are some Japanese games on the Virtual Console now") it would be Ganbare Goemon 2. The first Ganbare Goemon, under the name Legend of the Mystical Ninja, is a beloved SNES classic, and the sequ...

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