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Having never come out in the US, the Itadaki Street franchise is somewhat of a mystery. But the series has been thrust into our attention with its entry on the DS and the included Mario and Dragon Quest characters. We know we like the characters, and we are vaguely aware of a board game of some ki...

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June 26, 2007 at 2:10PM
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Welcome to an incredible week for Nintendo fans! This week, the DS (and the Wii as well!) will see some highly anticipated titles make their debut, and a late addition to last week's releases is now available as well -- the budget Brain Buster Puzzle Pak shipped after last week's announcements. Not ...

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Confession time! We haven't played a Dragon Quest game since the first one. And that was in the ancient times-- we were basically playing it on an oscilloscope. As such, we don't know any of the characters besides slimes (who could forget slimes?). If you're like us (old and anachronistic), you migh...

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We don't usually sit around wishing we lived in Japan, but sometimes there's an overriding temptation that throws everything into a tailspin ... and wouldn't you know that dastardly Square Enix is behind it. The source of our agony? That the fabulous franchise festival known as the Square Enix Party...

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Square Enix's Itadaki Street DS, schedule for this summer in Japan, is shaping up to be a pretty good looking little game. We can't wait to see more on the WiFi multiplayer, since that's what board games are built for. Is it too much to hope that this one sees an English release? Ponder that while y...

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You know how we are about Square Enix around here. If the SE collective trundled over and popped us in the face, we'd be all right with that. At least, we could get over it. Because we're fans, you know? Serious fans. Which is why we can't resist bringing you all the scans and screens and Square Eni...

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Remember those recent Itadaki Street scans? Dedicated Nintendo fan and amazing translator CTU Kyoto has put them all into English for your reading pleasure. Now you can read all about the Volcano of Death and Jessica's "charming assets" without flipping back and forth through a kanji reference until...

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Itadaki Street has been praised and favored over the years by Square-Enix fans for its combination of classic Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest characters and placing them in a particularly quirky board game. For a few years now, Itadaki Street has made appearances in Japan with the same concept. B...

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