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Here are some new screenshots of Konami and Vatra Games' Silent Hill: Downpour, the game will be available in Q1 2012.


Here are 51 new screenshots of Bandai Namco's Soul Calibur V, the game goes gold and will be available in Japan on Feb 2.


Here are some new screenshots of Square Enix's Heroes of Ruin for 3DS, the game will be available in spring 2012.


Here are some new scans of Atlus' Persona 4: The Golden, the game will be out in Japan this spring.


Here are some new scans of Acquire's ink demon action game Sumioni, the game will be released on Feb 9.


Here are the latest Media Create Console Hardware Sales in Japan for the week of Dec 26-Jan 01, PS Vita sales continue to trail behind 3DS and PSP, in the 3rd week after launch PS Vita sold 42.7k units.....

  1. 3DS - 198k
  2. PS3 - 67k
  3. PSP - 62k

Here are the latest Media Create Console Software Sales in Japan for the week of Dec 26-Jan 01, with only one new release in the top 20, Mario Kart 7 continues to dominate the chart with 109k units sold, Final Fantasy XIII-2 in its 3rd week sold 61k units....

  1. Mario Kart 7 (3DS, Nintendo) - 109k
  2. Monster Hunter 3G (3DS, Capcom) - 100k
  3. Musou Orochi 2 [Warriors Orochi 3] (PS3, Koei Tecmo) - 74k

Here are two new scans of Nintendo's Shin Hikari Shinwa: Parutena no Kagami [Kid Icarus: Uprising], the game will be available in Japan on Mar 22.


Sega announced the two arcade horror shooters The House of the Dead 3 and The House of the Dead 4 will be coming to PSN soon, HOD3 will be available on Feb 7, and HOD4 will be available this spring. Both games will have updated HD graphics and PlayStation Move support.

Japanese retailers reported that the price of PlayStation Vita has been unofficially reduced in a lot of stores following the declining sales of the system after launch. The 3G-enabled model has been reduced by around 17% from 29980 yen to 24999 yen. The 3G-enabled model seems to be the one that is lagging behind in sales.

Media Create reported that PS Vita sold only 42,638 units in the 3rd week after launch in Japan, trailing behind 3DS, PS3 and PSP.

RUMOR: Nekkei Trendy reported that Capcom will be bringing out a new Monster Hunter title for PS Vita in the second half of 2012 and the source is an industry insider.

RUMOR: Nekkei Trendy also reported that Nintendo will roll out the 3DS Lite model in Japan during the first half of 2012.

Yu Suzuki, the creator of the Shenmue series, said that his studio could obtain the rights from Sega to produce Shenmue III, it seems the future story plans and details have already been done, despite the cancellation of the console and social media games.

Microsoft announced a new policy update for Xbox Live Indie Game developers, Xbox Live Indies game size has been increased from the limit of 150MB to 500MBm, titles under 150MB can now sell for 80 MS Points.

Acquire announced a playable demo of the ink demon action game Sumioni will be released on Jan 25, and the full game will be available on Feb 9 in Japan.

Kazuma Kujo, the creator of the Zettai Zetsumei Toshi [Disaster Report] series, said his new studio Granzella is working on two new titles for both PS3 and PS Vita, one of them will be coming in downloadable form this spring, the game will be an original IP.


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