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The first special-edition releases of the new toploading PS3 have been revealed for Japan, and they're ... uh ... different, and made in honor of two games that definitely won't have special-edition hardware elsewhere. The Yakuza 5 "Emblem Edition" (above) features gold emblems of the virtual crime...

October 2nd 2012 at 9:45am
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It's the first day of December, and people across the globe are preparing themselves for holiday festivities. Why not get yourself in the spirit of the season with a few selections from today's PSN update, like Dead Nation? Oh, no, wait. That won't do. What about that demo for CSI: Crime Scene Inve...

December 1st 2010 at 11:30am
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If I said, "ATATATATATATATATAT!" and that held any meaning to you, then congratulations: Somebody's made a game just for you! If reading that caused your forehead to crinkle, then buckle up because we're going though the looking glass. For those lost in translation, Fist of the North Star: Ken's...

November 8th 2010 at 6:00pm
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Heads and bodies, and even entire armies, are sure to explode in the Fist of the North Star demo, currently available on Xbox Live. A PSN version will be released later today following the service's weekly update.

October 19th 2010 at 3:40pm
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You may be feeling one of two (valid) concerns about Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage, even if you're tentatively interested in the title. It might get repetitive like other Warriors games. You might not want to see that many people explode like water balloons full of blood. Luckily, Tec...

October 16th 2010 at 3:30pm
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What motivates the thugs in the Fist of the North Star universe? "Sure, that guy Ken just punched through the last 400 identical guys like they were tissue paper, but I'll get the drop on him." You won't. Go home. Be with your loved ones.

October 2nd 2010 at 1:00pm
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Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage, the manga-based, Dynasty Warriors-esque action game about punching and kicking absolutely everything until it explodes, will be in North American stores just in time for an exceptionally violent holiday season. Tecmo Koei just announced a November 2 release date f...

September 30th 2010 at 8:45pm
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Chances are, if you're interested in playing Tecmo Koei's Fist of the North Star game, you aren't just tolerant of Japanese voices in video games, you prefer them. The company is aware of anime fans' preference for Japanese audio, and told Eurogamer that it will retain the original voice track in th...

June 24th 2010 at 3:00pm
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I usually try to avoid whirlwind preview sessions during gaming events -- hour-long booth tours that see me bouncing between a handful of titles from the same developer. However, that was the case during my recent E3 time with Tecmo Koei's suite of upcoming titles, a collection which included Fist...

June 23rd 2010 at 8:00am
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The combined Tecmo/Koei entity has revealed a selection of four games it will have on display at next week's E3. The shooter Quantum Theory and the action RPG Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll, both delayed earlier this year, will be present at the show. In addition, Tecmo Koei has announced that it's lo...

June 11th 2010 at 10:05am

Frankly, we don't know why anyone wouldn't be satisfied with Kenshiro in North Star Musou, but Koei's seen fit to add a bit of a variety to the game's cast of characters. The above promo video spotted by the Koei Warriors site chronicles several other selectable karate people. The guy with the rock...

March 4th 2010 at 6:45pm

If you're not excited by Fist of the North Star Musou, then maybe you should go watch that Gandhi movie or something. However, if the thought of punching stuff makes you want to punch stuff, then check out Musou's new internet digs. The official site for the game has received quite the substantia...

December 29th 2009 at 3:00am