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Game news from Japan

Sevencore – New race announced to keep up with trend

// Other than pandas, which trend is most frequently seen in online games released over the past few years? A short, cute race coupled...

NCsoft – “Internal error” led to latest account information leak

// According to reports, NCsoft Japan leaked out account information yesterday due to an "internal error". Information which were made available include the user...

Aion – First ever private MMORPG server arrest made in Japan

// Aion: The Tower of Eternity, otherwise known as The Tower of Aion in Japan, got into the news recently as police made its...

Soul Worker – Second overseas server revealed for anime action game

The second overseas server for Soul Worker was made public today via the local media outelts. NHN Japan (or Hangame) has capture the game’s...

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...