Tag Archives: Microsoft Japan Spring 2009 Title Preview
Thu, Apr 23, 2009 | 07:43 BST
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 13:21 BST
The first shots of Namco’s Magna Carta 2 came out of the Microsoft Japan spring showcase this morning. IGN has them.
It’s pretty. It’s an RPG. It’s Japanese. And that’s that.
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 13:15 BST
IGN’s posted up some new shots of Lost Planet 2 from the Microsoft spring showcase this morning, and very pretty they are too.
You’ve seen some of these before, from the look of it. But what they hey.
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 10:58 BST
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Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 07:02 BST
Microsoft just closed off its spring showcase in Tokyo with news that Gears of War 2 will release this summer in Japan.
Whitewash the windows. Get the rest of the news from the conference here. It’s just finished.
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 06:58 BST
Microsoft said this morning it’s to hand out 1 million Microsoft Points in celebration of Xbox 360 reaching 1 million units in the territory.
The news comes as part of Microsoft’s spring showcase in Tokyo, which is ongoing. More bombshells as they happen.
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 06:46 BST
Microsoft confirmed this morning that the XBLA version of Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram will release on April 29 in Japan.
The game has only had a “spring” release up to this point.
This could well mean westerners will be playing the update next week.
We’ll check with Sega today.
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 06:26 BST
Sega made the first gameplay showing of tri-Ace’s End of Eternity in Tokyo this morning as part of Microsoft Japan’s spring showcase.
The footage included a section of in-game combat, as well as some CG of two men fighting.
The glimpse, while brief, lends credence to a release date this year in Japan.
The game is tri-Ace’s first for PS3, and will release on both 360 and the Sony machine.
There’s no confirmation of a western release as yet.
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 06:17 BST
Capcom aired the first gameplay footage of Dead Rising 2 in Tokyo this morning, showing the game’s protagonist attacking zombies in casinos with a chainsaw and a broom.
He was also shown wearing an animal skull like a mask. Scary.
A movie for the game was promised for XBLA soon, but no specific details were given.
Tue, Apr 21, 2009 | 06:10 BST
Capcom has just trailered four-way co-op in Lost Planet 2 at its Japanese 360 spring showcase.
The footage showed four players attacking a giant monster.
That’s it. Lost Planet 2 is to be shown in Monte Carlo at CAPTIVATE this week.
Mon, Apr 20, 2009 | 20:39 BST
Did you know there was a “Microsoft Japan Spring 2009 Title Preview” tonight at 10pm PST? You do now.
1UP’s liveblogging it, as you can see here.
That’s 6am GMT if you’re in the UK. We’ll have all the stories as they happen.