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    I want to move to Glorious Nippon

    I am very interested in japan and Japanese culture. I've always wondered what life was like in japan.... I want to meet a few jpop stars as well. To visit Glorious Nippon is a life-long dream for me. Any ways am I the only person here that feels this way. Any one else want to move to Glorious...
  2. Linnaete

    [03/08] FF Type-0 Playable Demo Confirmed

    You might have suspected as much when Square Enix gave a name to the Final Fantasy Type-0 demo that was shown at an Odaiba event a couple of weeks back. Today, we have confirmation courtesy of Famitsu: that demo, known as "Natsubi," will be released as a free download. The downloadable...
  3. Linnaete

    [20/07] Final Fantasy Type-0: New Trailer and Japanese Release Date

    Square Enix just announced a new release date for Final Fantasy Type-0, along with a new trailer. Following its delay out of summer closer to fall, the game is now pegged for an October 13th release. Here’s the trailer: While a U.S. or European date hasn’t been announced, Square Enix’s...
  4. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [15/07] Final Fantasy Type-0: Only Fine Tuning and Debugging Remain

    Final Fantasy Type-0 appears to be nearing completion. In a post at the game's development blog today, director Hajime Tabata said that all that remains in the game's development is tuning and debugging. Tabata reflected a bit on the game's lengthy development. It's been three and a half years...
  5. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [04/04] Final Fantasy XIV Producer Talks Player Feedback Differences Between Japan, Europe And U.S.

    Final Fantasy XIV producer, Naoki Yoshida, was recently interviewed by Gamasutra regarding the future of the game and how Square Enix were interpreting user feedback to make changes to it. During the interview, Yoshida touched upon the differences in feedback from players in Japan, Europe and...
  6. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [17/03] SQUARE ENIX GROUP Support for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Efforts

    Tokyo, Japan (March 16, 2011) – Square Enix Group (the Group) today announced that, following Tohoku Pacific Earthquakes and Tsunami, the Group will donate 100 million Japanese yen to help relief and recovery efforts in the affected regions. Additionally, the Group will collect charity donations...
  7. Gingerbread Lesbian

    [14/03] Square Enix Suspends Final Fantasy XI, XIV Service

    As an attempt to reduce power consumption following Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, both MMORPGs to be unavailable for one week. Square Enix has temporary halted service on Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV. As with Konami's stoppage of Metal Gear Online, the move is in response to...
  8. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Legend Of Mana Lands On PlayStation Network Next Week [Japan] [7/21]

    Square Enix set a date for Legend of Mana’s debut on PlayStation Network. Shinji Hashimoto announced the digital version will be ready on July 28 over Twitter. You’ll need 365MB of free space on a PSP memory stick or PlayStation 3 hard drive to run it. Like other Game Archive titles...
  9. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Re: Coded Japanese Release set for October [7/19]

    Re: Coded Japanese Release set for October [7/19] Great news Kingdom Hearts fans. The latest issue of VJump is reporting that the Japanese release date for Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded is set for October 7th, 2010. That is a very short three months away! For those that are unaware, Kingdom...
  10. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Threads of Fate Now Available For Download on Japanese PSN [6/23]

    Square Enix, sticking with their Twitter-nouncement, put Threads of Fate on Japan’s PlayStation Store. You can download the PsOne classic for a mere 600 yen ($6.60). Threads of Fate has two playable characters, shapeshifting Rue and selfish Princess Mint. Rue and Mint cross paths in the...
  11. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Square Enix Confirms Call of Duty Black Ops For Japan [6/15]

    Call of Duty Black Ops is one of the major titles at this year's E3. The game even managed to make headlines as far from Los Angeles as you can get thanks to Square Enix. The RPG giant, who serves as the domestic publisher on the Call of Duty games, formerly announced Black Ops for...
  12. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Oh by the way, Final Fantasy IX is now available on PSN in Japan [5/20]

    Following a couple of months of Twitter teases, Final Fantasy IX hit PSN's Game Archives service today. PS3 and PSP owners (or those who just like to collect data) can download the PlayStation classic for ¥1,500. If I had a game as big as Final Fantasy IX coming out on PSN, I'd acknowledge...
  13. moogling

    Nier Selling Out In Japan [4/27]

    It looks like Kaine is working her charm on Nier’s sales. According to multiple local reports, Nier Replicant for the PlayStation 3 is sold out in Japan. Square Enix have promised a new shipment will be arriving over the weekend to appease fans. The interesting things is, while Nier...
  14. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Final Fantasy IX confirmed for Japanese PSN [4/2]

    After previously hinting about it last week, Square Enix has confirmed that Final Fantasy IX will be coming to the Japanese PSN. Square Enix president Yoichi Wada confirmed the announcement on the firm’s Japanese Twitter via video. No pricing or date details were dropped, but expect them...
  15. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Square Enix Announces Dragon Quest IX International Announcement In Japan

    Square Enix usually doesn't notify the local media when a game that's already out in Japan sees release in another country. Of course, Dragon Quest IX is no ordinary game, and so Square Enix was sure to issue a press statement about the game's recent confirmation for overseas release. As...
  16. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Dragon Quest IX Ultimate Hits Gets Special Bonus Item

    Most budget re-releases are just the original version of the game repackaged as ugly as possible in order to shame buyers for not having enough money to buy games full priced. But Dragon Quest IX is no ordinary game, and will thus not be getting the standard treatment for its budget re-release...
  17. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Final Fantasy XIII Voted 2nd Best Game of 2009

    Dengeki has released the results of a readers poll in which people voted for what they thought was the best game of 2009. A list of the top 20 has been published on their website and Final Fantasy XIII has managed to secure second place. Although there has been a backlash of Japanese fans who...
  18. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Birth by Sleep a Fan Favorite - Selling out Across Japan

    Good news fans! It looks like the hype train for Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep continues to roll well after release! Birth by Sleep continues to rank number one on Amazon.jp when it comes to sales in the Video Games Category, which is quite excellent. Even more surprising however, are the...
  19. moogling

    Wada: Japanese Retailers are Prejudiced Against Western Games

    Square bossman Yoichi Wada has told Edge that western games don’t do well in Japan, and it has less to do with the consumer and more to do with retail outlets that are prejudiced towards “overseas titles”. “Well, actually, I’ve found the person that is prejudiced is actually the retailer and...
  20. Gingerbread Lesbian

    Inafune’s ‘Japan is dead’ comment was “discouraging,” says Wada

    Speaking in an interview with Edge, Square Enix president Yoichi Wada has that Keiji Inafune’s comments on the state of the Japanese market at Tokyo Game Show last September were “discouraging”. Back then, Inafune said that the Japanese games industry “is done”. But Wada, who is also the head...
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