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Famitsu revealed that Team Ninja's Ninja Gaiden 3 will be out in Japan on Mar 22, 2012, the game will be available in both standard and Collector's Edition.

Square Enix announced that some new details of Dragon Quest X will be revealed at the Jump Festa 2011 on Dec 18, during a stage event with V Jump editor Saito and DQ producer Yuji Horii.

Here are the latest Famitsu game review scores, Konami's 3 player action RPG Frontier Gate got a score of 32/40...

  • Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2011 Ketteiban (PSP, Konami) 9, 9, 8, 9 - (35/40)
  • Musou Orochi 2 (PS3/360, Koei Tecmo) 9, 8, 8, 9 - (34/40)
  • Frontier Gate (PSP, Konami) 8, 8, 8, 8 - (32/40)
  • SD Gundam G Generation 3D (3DS, Bandai Namco) 8, 8, 8, 8 - (32/40)
  • Mahou Shoujo Nanoha As Portable: The Gears of Destiny (PSP, Bandai Namco) 8, 7, 7, 7 - (29/40)
  • Divinity II (360, DTP) 7, 7, 7, 7 - (28/40)

Enterbrain reported that Capcom's Monster Hunter 3G for 3DS sold 471,055 units last week, and the 3DS hardware sold 378,114 units, pushing the total units sold to 3.237 million units in Japan.

Square Enix announced a Final Fantasy XIII-2 launch event will be held at Bic Camera in Yurakucho on Dec 15 at 6:30AM. Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada, FFXIII-2 producer Yoshinori Kitasei, director Motomu Toriyama, comedy group America Zarigani, AKB48's Yuko Oshima, theme song artist Mai Fukui and Noel's voice actor Daisuke Kishio will appear in the event. Admission will be first come first serve, only the first 250 people who purchased the game or game bundle will be admitted.

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has launched an updated PlayStation Game Music in Japan, which enables mobile devices to stream music and sound effects from PSone, PS2, PS3 and PSP game titles, including tunes from Final Fantasy XIII-2, Monster Hunter series, Shin Sangoku Musou series and Ryu ga Gotoku series. The service supports NTT, MTI, Enterbrain, Oricon and Dwango initially, and will expandto other streaming services in future.

Konami released a 24 minute video interview with Hideo Kojima and Platinum Games' Atushi Inaba, on Birth and Evolution: Rising Project, Metal Gear Rising is not part of the Metal Gear Solid series, it is a spin-off, and Konami will continue to work on the next installment of Metal Gear Solid.

Gung-Ho released a new preview trailer of Ragnarok Odyssey for PS Vita, the game will be available in Japan on Feb 2, 2012.

Nintendo announced the GameBoy Advance 3DS Ambassador Program will begin on Dec 16, allowing registered users to download 10 free GBA titles in the 3DS eShop, the titles include:

  • F-Zero: Maximum Velocity
  • Super Mario Advance 3
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
  • Fire Emblem: Seima no Kouseki
  • Kirby & The Amazing Mirror
  • Mario Kart Advance
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong
  • Metroid Fusion
  • Wario Land Advance
  • Made in Wario

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