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    Thrifting (8.10.2013): Elevator Action Returns

    By Randy // August 10, 2013

    An update?! Yes, with all the crazy things happening in our lives here at Tikisaurus, we finally put up a new post. I picked up Elevator Action Returns for the Sega Saturn recently, finally being able... 

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    Pickup (5.6.2013): Batsugun

    By Randy // May 6, 2013

    It’s been a few weeks from my last outing in the world of second-hand gaming shops here in Japan, but today marks the end of Golden Week, and with it a showcase to what I’ve been playing over... 

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    Thrifting (4.20.2013): Soukyugurentai

    By Randy // April 19, 2013

    When it comes to sitting on the fence, I think I may be one of the best. I ran into this copy of Soukyugurentai (aka Terra Diver) at a local Book Off over a month ago. Until then I had never heard of... 

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Street Fighter and Darkstalkers Anniversary Soundtracks hitting Japan

By on May 13, 2013

Orders are still open for two music soundtrack packages for the Street Fighter and Darkstalkers series in Japan. The two separate products are available... Read More

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Batsugun

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Pickup (5.6.2013): Batsugun

By on May 6, 2013

It’s been a few weeks from my last outing in the world of second-hand gaming shops here in Japan, but today marks the end of Golden Week, and with... Read More

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Sokyugurentai 1

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Thrifting (4.20.2013): Soukyugurentai

By on April 19, 2013

When it comes to sitting on the fence, I think I may be one of the best. I ran into this copy of Soukyugurentai (aka Terra Diver) at a local Book Off... Read More

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Sega Pluto comes back into orbit

By on April 19, 2013

Assembler Forum user ‘Super Magnetic’ (Neo) claims to possess one of the fabled Sega Saturn planets. Never developed passed the prototype phase,... Read More

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New Megaman D-Arts Figure Announced

By on April 6, 2013

Capcom revealed the latest figure in their Megaman D-Arts lineup. The next product in the Bandai produced series will be the Ultimate Armor Megaman... Read More

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Pickup (4.7.2013): Battle Garegga

By on April 6, 2013

  Over the years, I’ve  a lot of retro game shopping in Osaka. Every visit involves a very specific route of store visits and stock selections... Read More

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Club Nintendo offering colored 3DS XL cradles (Japan)

By on April 6, 2013

Club Nintendo Japan’s recent addition to the store are colored charge cradles for the Nintendo 3DS XL. Reminiscent of the Play it Loud series of... Read More

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Thrifting (3.30.2013): Final Fantasy Tactics OST

By on March 30, 2013

I picked this up on a whim today while browsing the music section at Book-Off. I love good soundtracks to video games, but I don’t go out of my way... Read More

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Pickup (3.20.2013) Luigi’s Mansion 2

By on March 19, 2013

Luigi’s Mansion is back! Titled Luigi Mansion 2 in Japan, the title hit stores today, March 20th. North America will see the title later this week... Read More

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Pickup (3.14.2013): Metal Gear Rising Uniqlo T-Shirt

By on March 13, 2013

Like many Japanese companies nowadays, Kojima Productions collaborated with Uniqlo yet again for another lineup of Metal Gear branded apparel. This... Read More

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