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Here are some new screenshots of Koei Tecmo's Shin Sangoku Musou 7 [Dynasty Warriors 8], showing new characters Guan Yinping (Guan Yu's daughter), Guan Yu, Zhang Bao (Zhang Fei's son), Zhang Fei, Liu Bei, Sun Ce, Da Qiao, and Zhang Jiao.


Capcom has revealed the secret weapon in Monster Hunter 4, it is a Charge Axe that can perform combo attacks once you charged the energy.....


This week's Famitsu teased that next week's issue of Famitsu magazine will have something surprising for Metal Gear Solid fans. (Perhaps it has something to do with The Phantom Pain which was revealed at VGA?)

Bandai Namco announced Super Robot Taisen UX for 3DS, the game will feature Demonbane, Soukyuu no Fafnir Heaven and Earth, Rinne no Tsubasa, Virtua-On series Fei Yen HD....


Here are some new screenshots of Bandai Namco's One Piece: Kaizoku Musou 2 [One Piece Pirate Warriors 2] for PS3 and PS Vita.


Here are the latest Famitsu game review scores, Tecmo Koei's Shin Hokuto Musou [Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2] got a platinum score of 37/40, Bandai Namco's One Piece: Romance Dawn got 32/40....

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Wii U, Activision): 9, 9, 10, 9 - (37/40)
  • The Family Party (Simple Series for Wii U Vol. 1) (Wii U, D3): 6, 6, 5, 4 - (21/40)
  • Sports Connection (Wii U, Ubisoft): 7, 7, 6, 5 - (25/40)
  • Inazuma Eleven Go: Strikers 2013 (Wii, Level 5): 8, 8, 9, 8 - (33/40)
  • Shin Hokuto Musou [Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2] (PS3/360, Koei Tecmo): 9, 9, 9, 10 - (37/40)
  • Sengoku Hime 3: Tenka o Kirisaku Hikari to Kage (PS3, System Soft): 7, 7, 6, 7 - (27/40)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified (PSV, Activision): 7, 7, 7, 7 - (28/40)
  • One Piece: Romance Dawn - Bouken no Yoake (PSP, Bandai Namco): 8, 8, 8, 8 - (32/40)
  • Oshare de Kawaii! Koinu to Asobo! Umi-Hen (3DS, MTO): 7, 7, 7, 7 - (28/40)
  • Acrylic Palette: Irodori Cafe - Cheers (3DS, Klon): 6, 6, 6, 6 - (24/40)
  • Tongari Boushi to Mahou no Machi (3DS, Konami): 8, 8, 8, 8 - (32/40)

Here are some clean screenshots of Moby Dick Studio's The Phantom Pain, which is rumored to be Metal Gear Solid V from Konami, plus a photoshopped picture of the studio head Joakim .....


Enterbrain reported that Nintendo's Wii U sold 308,570 units in the launch weekend in Japan on Dec 8, the best selling title is New Super Mario Bros. U, sold 171k units....

  1. New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo) - 170,563 units
  2. Monster Hunter 3G HD Ver. (Capcom) - 110,149 units
  3. Nintendo Land (Nintendo) - 78,461 units

Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli said that the company had considered making multiplayer free-to-play for Crysis 2 & 3, but that didn't happen.

Square Enix clarified that in its earning forecast, the game that underperformed was not Sleeping Dogs, although CEO Yoichi Wada said that the expectations may have been exceedingly high, he believes Sleeping Dogs started out slow, but with steadily increase in unit sales long after launch. Similar sales pattern has happened to 2010's Just Cause 2, which sold 1 million units in the first 12 months, and eventually reached 2.5 million units in the next 12 month period.

Sega announced they will be showing 4 titles at Jump Festa 2013 in Tokyo on Dec 22 - 23, including:

  • Shining Ark (PSP) - video
  • Hatsume Miku Project Diva F (PS3) - video
  • Phantasy Star Online 2 (PS Vita) - playable
  • Hatsune Miku Project Diva F (PS Vita) - playable

Arc System Works released a trailer of BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, showing the new playable character Izayoi.

Sega has filed a lawsuit against Level 5 for patent infringement in the Inazuma Eleven series for NDS, the patent involves player moving characters via finger or stylus on the touch screen. Sega askes for a 900 million yen (US$11 millions) in damages. Level 5 said they are preparing for a rebuttal for the trial.

Level 5 registered Spaceship Damrey for trademark protection in Japan, which seems to be a new game in Guild 02 for 3DS.

Square Enix completed the countdown of the teaser site for Star Galaxy, it was revealed that the game is a browser online strategy game, which will be hosted by Yahoo Japan.

SCEA announced that PlayStation Plus members in North America will receive Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition for free this month.

RUMOR: Semiaccurate reported that Sony's PS4 codename is now "Thebes", the console is expected to launch in spring 2014, the machine will run on an AMD CPU and GPU in 28nm, from Global Foundries or IBM.


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