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Square release English dub of TGS FFXIII trailer

Square Enix has released the English dub of the Final Fantasy XIII trailer released earlier this week from the Tokyo Game Show. Everything makes sense now, what with the confusing translation and even more confusing Japanese out the window. Still looks awesome though. It’s after the jump. December 17 in Japan for PS3. Spring 2010 […]

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  • Assassin's Creed II TGS detail explosion - round-up

    A ton of Assassin’s Creed II previews went live last week from TGS. We didn’t cover them at the time, because we were up to our ears in Japanese news. To celebrate the fact that we’ve finally managed to finally type up all the answers to the reader questions we asked director Benoit Lambert just […]

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  • Inafune: "It's my desire" for Dead Rising 2 to have multiple endings

    Dead Rising 2 will have more than one ending, if producer Keiji Inafune gets his way, although the anticipated undead-annihilator is still too early in development to say for definite if multiple conclusions will be added. “Definitely one of the things people seemed to like with the first Dead Rising game was that there were […]

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  • Resi Evil 5 Director's Cut - sketchy video from Tokyo

    Someone filmed a trailer for the Director’s Cut of Resident Evil 5 at TGS last week. Then they put it on the internet. Then we put it below the break. It shows a house. And some tension. And some guns. Play through it again? You will. Look and see.

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  • Final Fantasy XIII - 15 minutes of demo footage from TGS

    Gamersyde has for your viewing pleasure nearly 15 minutes worth of footage of the TGS Final Fantasy XIII demo. Seven minutes for Lightning, seven minutes for Snow. They’re both amazing looking. Go find them through their respective names. The TGS trailer was release this morning as well. Stunning is what we call it. You can […]

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  • Ueda hopes to see Last Guardian EU/JP sim-ship, Trico leak was "slightly disappointing"

    Team ICO boss Fumito Ueda has revealed that he would “hope” to see a simultaneous release between Europe and Japan for The Last Guardian. “I hope to see that, yes,” said Ueda to Eurogamer on the sim-ship. He also revealed it was “slightly disappointing” to see the internal Project Trico video leak back in May, […]

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  • The Last Guardian - yet more screens

    Game Watch has posted up a few new shots of The Last Guardian. They’re down the bottom of that Ueda interview. Get busy with the translation, Japanese types. It’s doubtful we could want this any more. Every shot makes us feel nauseous.

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  • Gran Turismo 5 damage model in video action

    There’s a movie after the break of the GT5 damage model doing the do. Looks great, but that car appears to be made of very stern stuff. It’s off-screen footage shot at TGS. The game’s out in Japan next March.

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  • Square publicly releases stunning TGS FFXIII trailer

    Square Enix has publicly released a new trailer of Final Fantasy XIII, showcased at the Premiere Party in Tokyo a while back and at TGS this past weekend. How do we describe the trailer? In one word: incredible. A new character is revealed too in the form of an unnamed tattooed woman. What part she […]

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  • Capcom: No plans for RE5 Wii port, no producer for RE6 yet

    Capcom has not decided on a producer for Resident Evil 6 yet, according to RE5 producer Jun Takeuchi. “The producer for Resident Evil 6 hasn’t been decided yet,” Takeuchi told Kotaku. “I think, while Resident Evil 4 is a great game, its appeal was limited somewhat to maniac players. With RE5, I wanted to bring […]

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  • Day two of TGS saw over 24K people walk through the door

    TGS organizer CESA has reported that day two totals for the event accounted for 24,605 attendees, which beats out last year’s second day total of 24,178. Day one this year saw 27,434 people walk through the door, compared to day one’s 27,305 in 2008. Tthe first two days of the show are only open to […]

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  • Ueda would like to see a ICO and Shadow of the Colossus bundle for PS3

    Fumito Ueda has told 1UP that he would like to see ICO and Shadow of the Colossus bundled together for PS3, a la the God of War Collection. “I always thought they were designed for PS2 and should stay there, he told the site. “But lately, I’ve been thinking it would be nice to provide […]

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  • Koei Tecmo teases new Fist of the North Star game

    Koei Tecmo has teased a new Hokuto no Ken game at TGS. Based on the magna/amie, translated in English as Fist of the North Star, it’s a sequel to the PS2 fighter and does not have an announced name as of yet. However, the teaser site is showing an October 14 date on it, so […]

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  • Sony: There are several candidates for Motion Controller name

    Sony head Shuhei Yoshida said during TGS that for now, the motion controller debuted at E3 is being dubbed the Wand Controller. Until Sony can come up with a proper name, that is. “There are several candidates for the name of the controller,” said Yoshida. “The SIXAXIS and the DualShock 3 — while great product […]

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TGS 2009 Latest

  • Square release English dub of TGS FFXIII trailer

    Square Enix has released the English dub of the Final Fantasy XIII trailer released earlier this week from the Tokyo Game Show. Everything makes sense now, what with the confusing translation and even more confusing Japanese out the window. Still looks awesome though. It’s after the jump. December 17 in Japan for PS3. Spring 2010 […]

  • Assassin’s Creed II TGS detail explosion – round-up

    A ton of Assassin’s Creed II previews went live last week from TGS. We didn’t cover them at the time, because we were up to our ears in Japanese news. To celebrate the fact that we’ve finally managed to finally type up all the answers to the reader questions we asked director Benoit Lambert just […]

  • Inafune: “It’s my desire” for Dead Rising 2 to have multiple endings

    Dead Rising 2 will have more than one ending, if producer Keiji Inafune gets his way, although the anticipated undead-annihilator is still too early in development to say for definite if multiple conclusions will be added. “Definitely one of the things people seemed to like with the first Dead Rising game was that there were […]

  • Resi Evil 5 Director’s Cut – sketchy video from Tokyo

    Someone filmed a trailer for the Director’s Cut of Resident Evil 5 at TGS last week. Then they put it on the internet. Then we put it below the break. It shows a house. And some tension. And some guns. Play through it again? You will. Look and see.

  • Final Fantasy XIII – 15 minutes of demo footage from TGS

    Gamersyde has for your viewing pleasure nearly 15 minutes worth of footage of the TGS Final Fantasy XIII demo. Seven minutes for Lightning, seven minutes for Snow. They’re both amazing looking. Go find them through their respective names. The TGS trailer was release this morning as well. Stunning is what we call it. You can […]

  • Ueda hopes to see Last Guardian EU/JP sim-ship, Trico leak was “slightly disappointing”

    Team ICO boss Fumito Ueda has revealed that he would “hope” to see a simultaneous release between Europe and Japan for The Last Guardian. “I hope to see that, yes,” said Ueda to Eurogamer on the sim-ship. He also revealed it was “slightly disappointing” to see the internal Project Trico video leak back in May, […]

  • The Last Guardian – yet more screens

    Game Watch has posted up a few new shots of The Last Guardian. They’re down the bottom of that Ueda interview. Get busy with the translation, Japanese types. It’s doubtful we could want this any more. Every shot makes us feel nauseous.

  • Gran Turismo 5 damage model in video action

    There’s a movie after the break of the GT5 damage model doing the do. Looks great, but that car appears to be made of very stern stuff. It’s off-screen footage shot at TGS. The game’s out in Japan next March.

  • Square publicly releases stunning TGS FFXIII trailer

    Square Enix has publicly released a new trailer of Final Fantasy XIII, showcased at the Premiere Party in Tokyo a while back and at TGS this past weekend. How do we describe the trailer? In one word: incredible. A new character is revealed too in the form of an unnamed tattooed woman. What part she […]

  • Capcom: No plans for RE5 Wii port, no producer for RE6 yet

    Capcom has not decided on a producer for Resident Evil 6 yet, according to RE5 producer Jun Takeuchi. “The producer for Resident Evil 6 hasn’t been decided yet,” Takeuchi told Kotaku. “I think, while Resident Evil 4 is a great game, its appeal was limited somewhat to maniac players. With RE5, I wanted to bring […]

  • Day two of TGS saw over 24K people walk through the door

    TGS organizer CESA has reported that day two totals for the event accounted for 24,605 attendees, which beats out last year’s second day total of 24,178. Day one this year saw 27,434 people walk through the door, compared to day one’s 27,305 in 2008. Tthe first two days of the show are only open to […]

  • Ueda would like to see a ICO and Shadow of the Colossus bundle for PS3

    Fumito Ueda has told 1UP that he would like to see ICO and Shadow of the Colossus bundled together for PS3, a la the God of War Collection. “I always thought they were designed for PS2 and should stay there, he told the site. “But lately, I’ve been thinking it would be nice to provide […]

  • Koei Tecmo teases new Fist of the North Star game

    Koei Tecmo has teased a new Hokuto no Ken game at TGS. Based on the magna/amie, translated in English as Fist of the North Star, it’s a sequel to the PS2 fighter and does not have an announced name as of yet. However, the teaser site is showing an October 14 date on it, so […]

  • Sony: There are several candidates for Motion Controller name

    Sony head Shuhei Yoshida said during TGS that for now, the motion controller debuted at E3 is being dubbed the Wand Controller. Until Sony can come up with a proper name, that is. “There are several candidates for the name of the controller,” said Yoshida. “The SIXAXIS and the DualShock 3 — while great product […]

  • Imaizmu reveals that Kojima tried his hand at creating a controller

    Kenichiro Imaizmu, producer of the Metal Gear Solid series at Kojima Productions, has revealed that Hideo Kojima had tried to build his own controller for Metal Gear Solid 4. “We tried running electric shock waves, install a pulse reader … we also tried to build a controller that’s receptive to the strength of the [player's] […]

  • Inafune: Japan’s “game industry is finished”

    During today’s TGS Dead Rising 2 event, Capcom producer Keiji Inafune gave a damning appraisal of the state of the Japanese games trade based on the country’s offerings in Tokyo this week. “Personally when I looked around [at] all the different games at the TGS floor,”he stated, “I said ‘Man, Japan is over. We’re done. […]

  • The Last Guardian: Ueda explains reasoning behind Torico’s appearance

    Fumito Ueda has elaborated a bit more on Torico, the creature in The Last Guardian, and Eurogamer was lucky enough to be the site he explained it to, plus get some screens out of the deal. Turns out, Ueda wanted the animal to be both cute and fit in well with the game’s design. “When […]

  • Ubisoft releases another Assassin’s Creed II video

    Ubisoft has released another video for Assassin’s Creed II, this one straight from TGS. CVG has it here. Revenge never looked so damn good. Go watch.

  • Phil Spencer wouldn’t be “surprised” if Fable 3 used Natal

    Microsoft’s corporate vice president, Phil Spencer, has told Joystiq that since Lionhead’s such an “innovation studio”, it would not surprise him if Natal was incorporated into Fable 3. “You know, Lionhead’s been a real innovation studio for us,” said Spencer. “We have the release of Fable 2 episodic this week, where they’re taking Fable 2 […]

  • Older 360 games cannot be patched to work with Natal

    Microsoft’s Kudo Tsunoda has said that it’s not possible to release a patch in order to make older 360 games work with Natal. Speaking during a Natal demo of Space Invaders Extreme and Beautiful Katamari at TGS, Tsunoda told D’toid that a “significant amount of code” would have to be altered in the games, therefore, […]

  • Army of Two: The 40th Day screens surface

    Some Army of Two: The 40th Day screens surfaced this morning out of TGS. Kotaku has the lot. Each shows Salem and Rios doing what they do best. Shooting stuff. It’s out for PS3, PSP, and Xbox 360 in January.

  • Wii Sports Resort moves through 1.25 million units in North America

    Nintendo has announced that Wii Sports Resort has sold over 1.25 million units in North America. The Wii MotionPlus has sold 2.9 million units, including ones sold with Sports Resort, and 1.36 million standalone sales. WMP bundled with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 moved through 257,000 units. That’s a lot of WMP peripherals in the […]

  • Capcom releases a lovely fact sheet for Dead Rising 2

    Capcom has released a fact sheet for Dead Rising 2, and it provides you with a background story on our new hero, ex-motocross rider Chuck Greene, and the zombie outbreak in Fortune City. Here is just a smidgen: Like millions of Americans, Chuck is gripped by the TV sensation that is Terror is Reality. Hosted […]

  • Multiplayer details emerge for Dead Rising 2

    You’ve heard about the moose head helmet, the weapons, the wheelchair, and many other wonderful things regarding Dead Rising 2 this morning, but now comes some more details on the multiplayer aspect. Turns out, a series of multiplayer challenges for up to four players online include “jumping into giant hamster balls and mowing down the […]

  • Video of RE5 working with PS3 motion controller

    After the break. You can see very clearly what’s going on here. The game seems to work well with Sony’s wand, although the guy playing does appear to be holding both the motion controller and a standard pad. At the same time. This is footage taken from yesterday’s Sony TGS press conference. PS3′s motion system […]

  • Dead Rising 2 screens show swords, guns, wheelchair

    And you thought you were going to have to make do with one shot? Capcom’s just released 11 more screens of Dead Rising 2, showing off tons of new melee weapons. VG has them. Um. Is that Chuck in an armed wheelchair?

  • White Knight Chronicles 2 – first trailer

    Decent quality shakycam footage of the White Knight Chronicles: Awakening of Light and Darkness trailer debuted at TGS yesterday’s after the break, thanks to Siliconera. It’s all looking a bit Final Fantasy, but there’s some awesome CG going on there. Great turtle monster thing. No date. PS3-only.

  • Watch the Mercedes SLS AMG in Gran Turismo 5 action

    There’s a HD video of the Mercedes SLS AMG in action in GT5 on YouTube. You’d be hard pressed to separate game and film in parts. The Polyphony racer was confirmed for a March 31 ship in Japan at TGS yesterday.

  • Video – Dead Rising 2 has double chainsaws and a moose head [Update]

    Watch the video after the break. It’s Dead Rising 2. It’s mental. It’s got Chuck killing people wearing a moose head. An event for the game’s kicking off in Tokyo right now, so watch for more. Thanks, GiantBomb. Update: New shots. Update 2: Fact sheet outlining Terror is Reality background.

  • Dead Rising 2 event kicking off at TGS now

    Capcom’s gearing up for the start of a Dead Rising 2 press event in Tokyo right now. It’s called Terror is Reality XVII, and Unity’s warning to “expect crazy DR2 news to start flooding out in a few hours.” Mountains over there. Zombie mountains. Watch them.