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Thrifting (2.23.2012): 999

By on February 23, 2012

My newly acquired love of Chunsoft’s lastest release, Good People Die, has caused me to go and seek out its prequel. 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors,... Read More

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Retro Gaming Brunch: Donkey Kong Country

By on February 20, 2012

You guys are hilarious. I specifically state that SNES games aren’t allowed for Retro Gaming Brunch because they’re too long and then over... Read More

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Good People Die Unboxing

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Pickup (2.16.2012): Good People Die

By on February 16, 2012

Chunsoft’s Good People Die hit stores today in Japan for both the 3DS and Vita. I stood there in the store with both copies in my hands deciding... Read More

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Halo: The Forerunner Saga

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Video Game Book Report: The Forerunner Saga

By on February 14, 2012

Before delving into the merits of the Forerunner Saga and its relation to the Halo video game series, I wanted to discuss its relationship with the other... Read More

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Retro Gaming Brunch: Chip and Dale

By on February 12, 2012

Sundays are interesting days. On the one hand they’re nice because you don’t have class/work, but on the other hand they suck because you know that... Read More

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Kotobukiya’s Recent and Upcoming Figure Lineup (Winter WonderFestival 2012)

By on February 12, 2012

Kotobukiya displayed quite the collection of figures from their recently released figure lineup as well as upcoming products at this weekend’s WonderFestival... Read More

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Thrifting (2.9.2012): Super Street Fighter IV AE

By on February 9, 2012

Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition got another release today for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 today in Japan. The game was released... Read More

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Suda51's SDATCHER

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SDATCHER Arrived!

By on February 2, 2012

Suda51′s collaboration project with Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions has resulted in a web radio series based off of the Konami classic Snatcher.... Read More

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Thrifting (2.2.2012): Capcom Gamebooks – Rockman

By on February 2, 2012

Quite some time ago, Capcom released a series of re-releases for the Playstation in Japan titled the “Capcom Gamebooks.” These included Rockman... Read More

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Street Fighter II Art Book

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Thrifting (1.26.2012): Gamest No.64 – Street Fighter II

By on January 26, 2012

Aside from Famicom games, another cheap deal gamers can get in Japan is used books. I often drop by bookstores looking for old Super Famicom and Playstation... Read More

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Famicom Friday (1.20.2012): Hello Kitty World

By on January 20, 2012

This week’s game is Hello Kitty World. John posted a beautiful photo of the box and cartridge from Flickr a few months ago but here it is again. One... Read More

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Ninja Gaiden Ryukenden Famicom

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Famicom Friday (1.13.2012): Ninja Gaiden

By on January 13, 2012

Happy Friday the 13th everyone. Today would have been the perfect day to do a writeup on LJN’s Friday the 13th, but I don’t have the patience... Read More

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