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Here are the latest Famitsu game review scores, Mario Party 9 for Wii got a 34/40 and Conception for PSP got 35/40....

  • [Biohazard] Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (PS3/360, Capcom): 7, 7, 8, 6 - (28/40)
  • Mario Party 9 (Wii, Nintendo): 9, 8, 8, 9 - (34/40)
  • Shifting World: Shiro to Kuro no Meikyuu (3DS, Arc System Works): 7, 8, 7, 7 - (29/40)
  • Shin Sangoku Musou VS [Dynasty Warriors VS] (3DS, Koei Tecmo): 8, 8, 8, 8 - (32/40)
  • Ao no Exorcist: Genkoku no Labyrinth (PSP, Bandai Namco): 7, 7, 7, 7 - (28/40)
  • Mamegoma: Yoi Ko Marui Ko Genki na Ko (3DS, Nippon Columbia): 7, 7, 7, 6 - (27/40)
  • Mirai Nikki: 13 Hitome no Nikki Shoyuusha Re-Write (PSP, Kadokawa): 7, 8, 7, 7 - (29/40)
  • Conception: Ore no Kodomo o Unde Kure!! (PSP, Spike): 9, 9, 9, 8 - (35/40)
  • Major League Baseball 2K12 (PSP, Take-Two): 5, 5, 4, 5 - (19/40)
  • Game demo, Papa no Iukoto o Kikinasai! (PSP, Bandai Namco): 7, 7, 7, 6 - (27/40)
  • Major League Baseball 2K12 (Xbox 360, Take-Two): 6, 7, 7, 5 - (25/40)

Marveous AQL announced Senran Kagura Burst, the sequel to the popular busty girl ninja action game, the story will start out in a light hearted manner but it will become something more serious later.....

Famitsu revealed the teaser of a new PS Vita title called Soul Sacrifice, the game will have a fantasy setting with the concept of a team of 4 magicians and sorcerers battling against big monsters.....

Acquire announced Ken to Maho to Gakuenmono: Chrono Academy [Class of Heroes: Chorno Academy] for PSp, the latest work of the series, this time the game will replace the 3D dungeons element with field exploring above ground, it also indicates a new start of the series.

Square Enix announced that a new episode download Don't Fight For Me featuring Snow and Valfodr will be coming to Final Fantasy XIII-2 on May 15, the story will explains how Snow got his L'Cie brand and relation with the Coliseum......

Level 5 revealed that Danball Senki W [Little Battlers eXperience W] for PSP is being developed by Tri-Ace, while the 3DS version of Danball Senki Baku Boost is being developed in-house by Level 5.

Atlus announced that the home version of Persona 4 The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena [Persona 4 Arena] for PS3 and Xbox 360 will have a new story mode. You begin the story mode with four playable characters, additional characters can be unlocked as the story progresses. The game will be out in Japan on Aug 2.

Bandai Namco revealed that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for PS3 and Xbox 360 will have over 50 playable characters, and a new Fight Lab mode will be added to the home version, in which your mission is to build a battle robot, there will be mini games and fights for you to obtain parts to customize your robot, and tune its skills. The game will also have 2-on-2, 1-on-1 and 2-on-1 combats, the strength of the characters will be adjusted based on the play mode.

Sega has registered Valkyria Duel for trademark protection in Japan, which is probably a new title in the Valkyria Chronicles series.

Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed that Nintendo will be showing the Wii U versin of Mario and Pikmin at this year's E3 in June, both games will take advantage of the HD graphics.

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Crytek announced Crysis 3 for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, the third installment of the sci-fi shooter powered by CryENGINE.....

Here is a new scan of Level 5's Danball Senki Baku Boost [Little Battlers eXperience Baku Boost], the game is a port of Danball Senki Boost for PSP.

Here is a new CoroCoro scan of Level 5's Danball Senki W [Little Battlers eXperience W] for PSP, showing a new playable character.

Here are some new screenshots of Gust's Atelier Ayesha: Alchemist of the Ground of Dusk, showing the battle and item synthesis scenes, also the new character Regina and Keithgrif.....

Here are some new screenshots and preview trailer of Nintendo's Pokemon Black 2 / White 2, the game will be released in Japan on Jun 23. The story takes place 2 years after Pokemon Black/White....

Here are some new screenshots of Bandai Namco's Dragon Ball Z Kinect, a Kinect exclusive fighting game based on the Dragon Ball Z storyline, the game will be coming in Japan in October.

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Here are some new snapshots of Level 5's soccer RPG Inazuma Eleven GO 2 for 3DS, showing the cast in the game.

Here are some new scans of Nintendo's Pokemon Black 2 / White 2 for NDS, the story will take place 2 years after Black & White, you will begin the journey in Hougi City.....

Here are some new images of Final Fantasy XIII-2 Prada Fashion from the upcoming Arena Homme+ magazine, showing Snow, Sazh, Hope and Noel in Prada 2012 spring/summer men's collection....

Here are some new images of Bandai Namco's crossover strategy RPG Project X Zone, the characters will attack in pairs.

Here are some new images of Sega's Next Natsune Miku Project Diva (tentative title), the PS Vita version will be out in summer 2012, and the PS3 version will be available in 2013.

Here are the latest Media Create Console Software Sales in Japan for the week of Apr 02-08, Bandai Namco's Dai-2-Ji Super Robot Taisen Z: Saisei hen sold 265k units this week, Kingdom Hearts 3D dropped by 80% to 42k ....

  1. Dai-2-Ji Super Robot Taisen Z: Saisei-hen (PSP, Bandai Namco) - 265k
  2. Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (3DS, Square Enix) - 42k
  3. Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2012 (PSP, Konami) - 27k

Here are the latest Media Create Console Hardware Sales in Japan for the week of Apr 02-08, this week all platforms are down except for Xbox 360, PS Vita sales dropped below 10k to 8,931, PSP was at 14.8k units in comparison....

  1. 3DS - 72k
  2. PS3 - 19k
  3. PSP - 14k
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Japanese developer Boost On announced three new Kinect exclusive dancing adventure games called Love Tore: Sweet / Mint / Bitter, which will be available in Japan this summer, fall and winter respectively. In the game you play as a dance club leader.....

Bandai Namco announced that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 in September, the home version will be based on Tekken Tag Tourname 2 Unlimited, you can play in 1 on 1, 2 on 1 or 2 on 2 modes, and there will be 44 playable characters from the arcade version, plus additional characters and a new Fight Lab mode.

Bandai Namco announced Taiko no Tatsujin: Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb for 3DS, the latest work of the drum music rhythm series, which will be released in Japan on July 12, for 5040 yen.

Here are the latest Famitsu game review scores, Nintendo's Fire Emblem: Kakusei got a score of 36/40....

  • Fire Emblem: Kakusei (3DS, Nintendo): 9, 9, 9, 9 - (36/40)
  • Code of Princess (3DS, Agatsuma): 8, 8, 7, 7 - (30/40)
  • Nano Assault (3DS, Cyberfront): 7, 7, 6, 8 - (28/40)
  • Lumines: Electronic Symphony (PS Vita, Ubisoft): 8, 8, 7, 9 - (32/40)
  • Meitantei Conan: Kakokara no Zensou Kyoku (NDS/PSP, Bandai Namco): 7, 7, 6, 6 - (26/40)
  • Cho~ricchi! Tamagotchi no Puchi Puchi Omisecchi (3DS, Bandai Namco): 8, 7, 8, 8 - (31/40)
  • Girls Fashion 3D: Mezase! Top Stylist (3DS, Ubisoft): 8, 7, 7, 7 - (29/40)
  • Seinaru Kana: Orichalcum no Na no Motoni (PSP, Cyberfront): 6, 7, 6, 6 - (25/40)
  • The Lord of the Rings: War in the North (PS3/Xbox 360, Warner): 8, 7, 7, 7 - (29/40)
  • Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster (Xbox 360, Warner): 8, 8, 7, 8 - (31/40)

Here are some clear scans of Bandai Namco's Project X Zone for 3DS, a crossover strategy RPG featuring characters from Capcom, Sega and Bandai Namco. The producer is Kensuke Tsukanaka from Bandai Namco, and Sega's Yasushi Yamashita and Capcom's Tatsuya Kitabayashi will oversee the project....

Sega revealed Hatsune Miku Project Diva Next (tentative name), which will be heading to both PS3 and PS Vita, new systems like Scratch Move and Chance Time have been added......

Nihon Falcom CEO Toshihiro Kondo said that the PSP RPG Nayuta no Kiseki does not have ties to the Legend of Heroes series so the name was dropped. The company is also working on a new title which takes place in Zemuria (the country in the Legend of Heroes Trails/Kiseki series).

Nintendo will release Donkey Kong Jr. (Famicom) and Sonic Blast [G Sonic] (Game Gear) for Virtual Console in 3DS eShop on Apr 18.

Capcom revealed that Street Fighter X Tekken for PS Vita will have cross-matching with the PS3 version, it will also have touch control, you can assign special moves to hot keys and access them by touching the four corners of the screen.

Capcom announced Resident Evil 6 Premium Edition for PS3 and Xbox 360, which will be out on October 2 for a whopping 105,000 yen (US$1299). It comes with a limited Leon Lether Jacket (geniune leather, available in S/M/L/XL sizes), and four tablet case covers (healing item in RE6).

Capcom released new screenshots and trailer of [Biohazard] Resident Evil 6, the game will have around 30 hours of gameplay, each of the 3 protagonists will have their own story, you can play the 3 characters in any order you like....

Capcom released new screenshots and trailers of DmC: Devil May Cry, developed by Ninja Theory.

Here are some new screenshots and trailer of Capcom's Lost Planet 3, developed by Spark Unlimited.

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Capcom announced Lost Planet 3 will be coming to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC in 2013, the game will take place in traditional snowy environment; the game is being developed by Spark Unlimited....

Capcom announced the release date of [Biohazard] Resident Evil 6 has been moved up from November 20 to October 2.

Bandai Namco announced Tiger & Bunny: On Air Jack, a new action game based on Masakazu Katsura's latest anime series Tiger & Bunny. The story takes place in a fictional city Sternbild City, in the game you control the veteran hero Kotetsu the Wild Tiger.....

Nippon Ichi revealed that they are working on a new PS3 RPG tentatively named the "20th Anniversary Project", the game will have character designs froM Noizi Ito and the NIS CEO Shuhei Shinkawa as the producer and Masahiro Yamamoto as the director. The two main characters are named Renya and Ririel. More details will be revealed in May.

Compile Heart announced Choujigen Game Neptune V (Victory) for PS3, the 3rd installment of the Neptune series. This time the story takes place in the 1980 era. The game will have much improved visual over the last two titles.

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