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Sega and Red Entertainment's Sakura Wars series has enjoyed great popularity in Japan (witness the Sakura Wars Dreamcast system), but despite that success, it's never been localized. It seemed that non-importers would never get to try the long-running strategy RPG series, until NIS America announced...

September 17th 2009 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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More like menu-tastic, but that didn't make for as amusing a title. Dramatic Dungeon: Sakura Taisen hit the streets (or shelves) in Japan, and if you were thinking of importing, it looks like you'll need to have a working knowledge of Japanese if you want to follow along. The game is text- and dialo...

March 21st 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments

The Sakura Taisen series never really took off in the West, mostly on account of never being released there. But in Japan, where copies were printed and sold, the franchise (early-1900's dating game with big robots) is big time. The DS spinoff, Dramatic Dungeon Sakura Taisen: Kimi Arugatame, swaps...

January 24th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Sega's limited-edition release of the new Sakura Taisen dungeon crawler, Dramatic Dungeon Sakura Taisen: Kimi Arugatame, is heavy on the DS adornments, to the point of being ridiculous. In addition to a soft system case, the All-Star Pack also includes a slip-on shell and three stickers, each emblaz...

November 30th 2007 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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If you've been around with us for awhile (we hope you have), then you probably noticed us mention that a certain Sega franchise would be gracing the DS. With little to go on and even less to look at, we found ourselves completely stumped on whether the game was even worth caring about.Well, now we...

September 11th 2007 at 10:48pm 0 Comments