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Game news from Japan

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Potential IP block announced

SEGA announced the possible IP blocking of non-Japanese IP for Phantasy Star Online 2 after the huge content update today. Update to avoid confusion:...

Dragon Nest – Aya Hirano lends voice for Kali

If you are an anime fan, you would have heard of the name, Aya Hirano. She is the seiyuu (voice actress) behind several popular...

Gundam Online – New Alpha trailers display tons of action

Look, Gundam Online isn't as big as Sony's PlanetSide 2 in terms of players on a single map, but having 100 mechas on the...

Dragon Nest – Sea Dragon curry, anyone ?

The publisher of Dragon Nest Japan, Hangame, has always spared no expenses promoting the game (Gackt was the spokesperson for the game's launch). Who...

Sword Art Online – A MMORPG you can only see

This is not really a real online game, but a new Japanese anime based on a light-novel. The story is about 1000 players who...

MapleStory – Sengoku Era descents

As teased a couple of days ago (link), MapleStory Japan finally confirmed the 2 new classes today, Samurai and Onmyouji (Japanese spiritual mage). They...

Phantasy Star Online 2 – Official launch phase schedule announced

Having been in the Open Beta phase for the past few weeks, SEGA announced earlier today that Phantasy Star Online 2 will be going...

MapleStory – 2 new classes teased

I must say, the sudden influx of exclusive classes to regional servers is a surprise move to me. With the American server getting Jett...

Phantasy Star Online 2 – 2nd media conference touches more on...

Phantasy Star Online 2 held a really awesome press conference earlier to announce what its developer SEGA is planning for the latest title in...

Phantasy Star Online 2 – PS Vita version to sync with...

I don’t really think this has been done before, seeing how Sony’s PlayStation Vita only came into market a couple of months back. In...