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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil review: different enough from all the other kids with their pumped-up kicks

April 19, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang

FIFA games have been around since the age of dinosaurs, and 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil doesn’t bring anything huge to the table, but does it need to? Read More

What’s big in Japan: robots, duh

April 17, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang | 10 Comments

Sales are generally up from last week, and the new Super Robot Wars Z3 games easily took the top two spots. Read More

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle English launch in Singapore celebrated with tournaments

April 16, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Bandai Namco and fighting game tournament organizer Battlefield Fridays are organizing two tournaments for the English launch of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle in Singapore on April 25, 2014. Read More

Gamer in Asia: how to buy a console in China

April 12, 2014 | Iain Garner | 7 Comments

This week Gamer in Asia discusses the difficulties of buying a console in China and give you all the info you need to make you decision.Read More

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes behind-the-scenes video released

April 11, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang | 3 Comments

Konami released a promotional video today for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, showing off some of the advanced technology used to produce the visually-staggering masterpiece. Read More

Japanese fighting game eSports group Topanga is hosting one last Street Fighter 4 event

April 10, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee | One Comment

With Ultra Street Fighter IV out in arcades soon, Topanga, the Japanese eSports production specializing in fighting games, is hosting its last Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition v. 2012 tournament this weekend. Read More

What’s big in Japan: The nine-month reign of Youkai Watch

April 10, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang | 2 Comments

This week is a slow one for sales in Japan, with no games managing to sell over 100,000 copies. Sales are so slow that games which didn’t even enter the top 10 last week like Pro Baseball Spirits 2014 and Kirby Triple Deluxe managed to do so this week, even though their weekly sales numbers are down from last week. Read More

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call’s second demo released

April 10, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang | 2 Comments

If you’re the proud owner of a Japanese-region Nintendo 3DS, you’re in luck. Square Enix has released a second demo for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, a direct sequel to the popular rhythm game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. Even if you have already decided to get the game, there are enough bonuses waiting in the demo to make it worth your time. Read More

The best arcade sticks from 2007 to 2014

April 8, 2014 | Lenn Yang | 9 Comments

This article was originally found on Versus City Singapore and has been reposted with full permission of the writer, Lenn Yang. It has been edited in accordance with the Games in Asia style guide. Read More

Ultra Street Fighter IV to hit Japanese arcades on April 17

April 7, 2014 | Kuanyi Twang | 3 Comments

Capcom has thrown down a release date for Ultra Street Fighter IV (USF4). The announcement was made during a launch commemoration event for Super Street Fighter IV CR Edition last Saturday, April 5, Read More

Sony sets up strategic department in China, preparing for a PS4 launch?

April 2, 2014 | C. Custer | One Comment

Sony Computer Entertainment is setting up a strategic branch in China. Is the company laying the groundwork for a PS4 launch in the Middle Kingdom?Read More

5 ways to not be a quitter in Dark Souls II

April 1, 2014 | Iain Garner

Whether your a Souls N00b or an old pro returning to the series, we have some quick tips to keep you playing and keep you off the quitters list.Read More

Traditional Chinese version of Super Danganronpa 2 releases on April 24, 2014

March 31, 2014 | Mary-Anne Lee

Super Danganronpa 2, murder-mystery visual novel by Spike Chunsoft, will be released in Traditional Chinese for the Playstation Vita this April 24, 2014. Read More

Watch Dogs bundle pack official release date and price announced

March 28, 2014 | Xairylle

Earlier this month, Ubisoft confirmed the release date for Watch Dogs to be on Tuesday, May 27. Today, aside from that date being made official, Sony Computer Entertainment also announced the PlayStation 4 Watch Dogs Bundle Pack will be S$709 (US$561). Read More

The Dark Souls II review: may god have mercy on your soul

March 27, 2014 | Iain Garner | One Comment

For those of you fortunate enough to never have heard of Dark Souls, turn flee while you still have the chance. Dark Souls II is the the latest iteration of Atlus’ Souls series, which began with Demon’s Souls back in … Read More

Singapore fans can soon snag an exclusive Hatsune Miku -Project Diva- F 2nd controller and pouch pack

March 21, 2014 | Xairylle

The world’s most ‘kawaii’ virtual idols are making their way onto the PlayStation Vita and the PlayStation 3, and that means Singapore is getting an exclusive treat from Sega Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment. Read More

Kart racing is about to get a lot more stylish with these Mario Kart 8 peripherals

March 21, 2014 | Christopher Allison | One Comment

Mario Kart 8 is just a couple months away, and with its May release we will get a couple of sweet peripherals to help us play the game.Read More

Check out Mighty No. 9′s alpha gameplay video

March 21, 2014 | Xairylle | One Comment

For a long while, we haven’t seen much about the gameplay of Mighty No. 9, but now we’re finally getting a better glimpse inside the world of the third most-funded Kickstarter video game ever. Read More