RPGs, Nintendo, and Censorship – A Complicated Relationship

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You tried so hard… and failed.. Ahhh life. – Azama, Hoshido Monk   Ah the RPG, a monolith of video games and games in general. No game genre will weave its mechanics into every nook and cranny of other video game genres today. And yet while Nintendo consoles of yore …

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Hatsune Miku to Appear in Persona 4: Dancing All Night

The world’s #1 virtual idol Hatsune Miku is joining the cast of Atlus’s Persona 4: Dancing All Night as a DLC character. Miku will be available mid-August, and she comes with the “Heaven feat. Hatsune Miku (ATOLS Remix)” song, which is a remix of Persona 4’s dungeon song (can be listened to in …

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Sanity’s Other Side: Sega Acquires Atlus

Step it up, senpai! In recent news, Index Corporation has gone bankrupt and Sega has acquired its subsidiary ATLUS for 14 billion yen. What will this mean for the developers of the hit Megami Tensei series and other cult classic series? What’s going to happen to all the A+ games? …

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Sanity’s Other Side: Don’t Say the C-Word

All of you are such casuals… Oh boy do we have a bit here. Today the Inverseman will dissect the “recent” phenomenon of casual gaming that has emerged over the past five or so years, and  does he have a bone to pick. Posts You Might LikeTuesday Tunes Episode 9: Gravity Rush …

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First Impressions: Persona 4 Arena

The Persona series, and Shin Megami Tensei in general, is pretty popular, no doubt about that one.  Many of our writers here are familiar with the entire series in one way or another.  Many of our readers are pretty familiar with Persona, as well.  Unfortunately, I’m probably the least familiar …

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ATLUS Bringing Code of Princess to America + Solange Figure

Last week at E3, Atlus announced that it has plans to publish Code of Princess, an “action RPG brawler” in North America this fall. This is a very unique hybrid RPG, much like Theatrhythm Final Fantasy is a unique RPG rhythm game. Developed by members of the team that produced Guardian …

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