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Veteran producer Tak Fujii announced his departure from Konami today following a "great 20 years of creation." Fujii revealed the career move via Twitter, giving thanks to "all who supported, loved my titles." Fujii's time with Konami began in 1997, serving as audio director for 11 years with the p...

December 17th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Amazon has dropped a selection of Lightning Deals on us, and while we can't be 100% sure of the identities of all the mystery deals (and less sure of the prices) it looks like there's enough stuff in there that you'll want to keep an Amazon window open, and an alarm clock set. Right now, F.E.A.R...

September 20th 2011 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Amazon has already discounted Konami's PS3 release of No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise to $29.99, suplexing $10 off the retail price. For some reason, the retailer chose to forgo its usual credit offers, discounting the game directly. Heroes' Paradise hasn't even been released yet -- that happens...

August 15th 2011 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Say you're interested in No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise, but you have no imagination. How best to communicate the Move controls to you? Japanese publisher Marvelous has figured it out, by having someone dressed as Travis Touchdown demonstrate the game using the PS3 motion controller. That way,...

June 27th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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During E3, Konami released the intro from the new PS3 version of No More Heroes as a trailer. Since the Wii original started off with the same trailer, we saw this as an opportunity to post a visual comparison between Heroes' Paradise and the original. Unfortunately, it turns out it's really har...

June 13th 2011 at 10:20pm 0 Comments
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No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise is cutting a bloody path to North America for an August 16 launch. The PlayStation Move-enabled title will be available tomorrow in Europe; a non-Move version with the same title hit Japan last year. Konami reiterated that the upcoming No More Heroes: Red Zone fo...

May 19th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Grasshopper Manufacture has released a trio of songs produced by its audio team in remembrance of those affected by its native Japan's devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Two of the songs, "Otomodachi, as you wake" and "Otomodachi, before you sleep," were created by Silent Hill compose...

March 15th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise was oddly placed (misplaced?) on a PlayStation 3 2011 "exclusives" list, and given a tentative release window by the US PlayStation blog: "fall 2011." Last we heard, the up-rezzed third-person brawler was heading to PlayStation 3s at some point in 2011, but now we k...

January 10th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Konami has sent out five new screenshots of Heroes' Paradise, the Move-enhanced PS3 port of No More Heroes. We'd be frustrated about the gradual release of media, but we've already seen No More Heroes. Besides, these do a good job of showing off the visual improvements -- mostly shadows!

January 4th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments