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Have you ever wonder what is the capacity of Final Fantasy XIII-2? Examiner.com reported that the PS3 version is 14.5GB, and the Xbox 360 version is 7.8GB. The game is less than half the size of the original FFXIII, due to most cut-scenes are now rendered in realtime instead of pre-rendered CG movies.

Nintendo and France's Louvre Palace reached an agreement, starting in March 2012, visitors to Louvre will be offered one of the 5000 Nintendo 3DSes, as a Louvre Multimedia Pocket Guide, which includes 3D digital tour guides, themed itineraries, and audio commentary in 7 languages. The 3DS will replace the existing audio guides as part of a campaign to bring 21st century technology to the palace.

Japanese newspaper Mainich Digital reported that Sony will ship 700,000 units of PlayStation Vita in Japan for the launch on Dec 17. Major retail stores like Bic Camera and Tsutaya will open at 7AM for the launch events.

Here is a new trailer and screenshots of Capcom's [Biohazard] Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, showing the new Hero Mode, in which you can play as one of the protagonists of the series in a four player versus online fashion....

Here are some new screenshots of Koei Tecmo's PS Vita launch title Shin Sangoku Musou NEXT [Dynasty Warriors NEXT], which will be available in Japan on Dec 17.

Bandai Namco will release the One Piece: Kaizoku Musou Gold Edition in Japan on Mar 1, 2012, for 38,170 yen, which comes with a limited 320GB Golden PS3 console and golden Dual Shock 3 controller....

Bethesda Softworks announced that 10 million units of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim were shipped worldwide since its launch on Nov 11, equivalent to $650 million in sales.

Here are the latest Media Create Console Hardware Sales in Japan for the week of Dec 05-11, sales of 3DS further increased to 350k this week, thanks to the release of Monster Hunter 3G.

  1. 3DS - 350,321
  2. PSP - 51,191
  3. Wii - 46,018

Here are the latest Media Create Console Software Sales in Japan for the week of Dec 05-11, the top 3 are dominated by 3DS, with Monster Hunter 3G sold 522k this week...

  1. Monster Hunter 3G (3DS, Capcom) - 521k
  2. Mario Kart 7 (3DS, Nintendo) - 184k
  3. Super Mario 3D Land (3DS, Nintendo) - 90k

Here is a Final Fantasy XIII-2 gameplay video, showing the first 19 minutes of gameplay in the Japanese Xbox 360 version. Also check out some photos of Square Enix's launch event at Bic Camera.

Sega has pushed back the release date of the Platinum Game developed action game Anarchy Reigns from Q4 2011 to July 3, 2012 in North America, and July 6 in Europe.

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