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News: This PS4 Game Will Allow You to Expose the Underwear of Strangers

This PS4 Game Will Allow You to Expose the Underwear of Strangers

Sounds pants

Sexual assault isn’t a crime when you’re saving the world, so thank heavens for Akiba’s Trip 2. The curious underwear obsessed escapade – which was recently announced for release on the PlayStation 3 and Vita in Western territories – is receiving a PlayStation 4 port in Japan, complete with added swimwear content, enhanced...

News: Onigiri Is a Free PS4 MMORPG with an Anime Twist

Onigiri Is a Free PS4 MMORPG with an Anime Twist

And it's out next week in Japan

If you’re the type of person prone to squealing over girls equipped with cat ears and big blue eyes, then Onigiri may be right up your alley. Already available from the PlayStation Store in beta form, the PlayStation 4 MMORPG is set to launch officially on 16th April in Japan – a couple of days later than the...

News: Can You Believe That Sony Still Makes PlayStation Portables?

Can You Believe That Sony Still Makes PlayStation Portables?

Probably not for much longer, though

Sony’s first foray into the handheld space endured a premature demise in the UK and North America, but up until recently, the PlayStation Portable remained a popular option in the platform holder’s native Japan. However, with the system’s successor the PlayStation Vita emerging as an increasingly viable...

News: Neat, Japan Is Getting a Limited Edition Retail Version of rain

Neat, Japan Is Getting a Limited Edition Retail Version of rain

Please don't go away

Did you enjoy Japan Studio's melancholy masterpiece rain, but felt that the experience was entirely too digital? Then you'll be excited to hear that the game will be getting a limited edition boxed version. The previously download-only title will also come packed with a slew of extras, including four PlayStation 3 themes and...

News: PS Vita Exclusive Freedom Wars' Box Art May Require Sunglasses to Look At

PS Vita Exclusive Freedom Wars' Box Art May Require Sunglasses to Look At

Bright beasts

Who said that all games are brown and grey these days? Sony’s set to liberate vibrant PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan, and that means that firm details regarding the co-operative release are starting to trickle out of the platform holder’s penitentiary. That includes the title’s official cover art,...

News: Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Prison break

Sony’s vibrant Monster Hunter-esque PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars will break free from its development shackles on 26th June in Japan, the platform holder has announced. However, the title will deploy without online multiplayer, which will be added as part of a gigantic post-release update due out sometime later in the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: Soul Sacrifice Delta Breathes Life Back into PS Vita

Japanese Sales Charts: Soul Sacrifice Delta Breathes Life Back into PS Vita

PlayStation 4 starting to slip

It may not be setting the sales charts alight, but the PlayStation Vita is continuing to sell reasonably well in its native Japan. This week’s Media Create update has pegged the portable’s sales at 31,325 units, an increase of approximately 10,000 units over the previously tracked period. The platform was propelled...

News: This Is One PS Vita Title You Should Sign a Petition For

This Is One PS Vita Title You Should Sign a Petition For

Powerpuff girls

Side-scrolling brawlers may have fallen out of favour a little since the 16-bit days, but they’re making something of a comeback on the PlayStation Vita. Vanillaware’s striking Dragon’s Crown has already proven that beat-‘em-ups can be commercially viable in the current handheld market – and that means that you should be...

News: PS4 Blockbuster inFAMOUS: Second Son Recharging Its Powers in Japan

PS4 Blockbuster inFAMOUS: Second Son Recharging Its Powers in Japan

This may take a while

You could argue that the PlayStation 4’s sizeable delay in Japan is punishment for the country’s widespread adoption of mobile software, but we’re not sure that the few remaining console gamers deserve to have to wait for superhero adventure inFAMOUS: Second Son, too. Sadly, that’s exactly what they’re going to have...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Sprints Out of the Blocks, Knack Thumps the Summit

Yakuza Ishin performs better on PS3

With popular publication Famitsu already releasing its own PlayStation 4 sales figures for Japan, this week’s Media Create chart isn’t as interesting as it perhaps could be. Nevertheless, the research firm reports that the next-gen system sold 309,154 units during its first two days on the market – a figure...

Live: Watch the Japanese PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

Watch the Japanese PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

One night in Tokyo

Japan may be the last major territory to net the PlayStation 4, but that doesn’t make the console’s release any less important. To celebrate the system’s imminent arrival in its home nation, the platform holder is putting on a launch livestream today direct from the Sony Building in Ginza, Tokyo. The show will play host to a...