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We posted some of these images yesterday, though they’re all without a watermark now. Make sure to check out the latest information about Kingdom Hearts 3D here.


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Edith Jeter was a huge Dragon Quest fan. In fact, she actually wrote in to Nintendo Power after Enix closed down, expressing her concern that the sixth game in the series would not be localized:

“I’m now 76 years old. I may not live long enough to see Dragon Quest VI unless someone takes action soon.” – Edith Jeter, Puyallup, WA

The letter above was published roughly fifteen years ago. While Dragon Quest VI never made it out of Japan on the SNES, the game is finally releasing for the DS in just a couple of weeks. But, sadly, Edith won’t have a chance to play the title. She passed away earlier this month at the age of 91.

Gamers have been leaving Edith some heartwarming messages on an online memorial, such as the following:

“Your letter in Nintendo Power Volume 82 was the first thing I thought of when I heard DQ6 was finally coming to America. I never knew you, but you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.” – Joshua Kanary, Mentor, Ohio


01. / 00. [PSP] Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep – Final Mix (Square Enix) {2011.01.20} – 77.317 / NEW
02. / 02. [PSP] Monster Hunter Freedom 3 (Capcom) {2010.12.01} – 43.196 / 4.094.939 (-37%)
03. / 03. [WII] Donkey Kong Country Returns (Nintendo) {2010.12.09} – 20.411 / 754.679 (-31%)
04. / 00. [NDS] Monster Busters: Powered (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.20} – 17.989 / NEW

05. / 05. [PSP] AKB1/48: If I loved an Idol (Bandai Namco) {2010.12.23} – 12.765 / 351.943 (-31%)
06. / 04. [NDS] Ni no Kuni: The Ebony Wizard (Level 5) {2010.12.09} – 12.608 / 451.152 (-34%)
07. / 28. [NDS] Inazuma Eleven 3: World Challenge!! The Ogre (Level 5) {2010.12.16} – 12.386 / 377.913 (+102%)
08. / 08. [NDS] Pokemon Black / White (Pokemon Co.) {2010.09.18} – 12.115 / 5.039.984 (-22%)
09. / 07. [WII] Wii Party (Nintendo) {2010.07.08} – 10.625 / 1.756.646 (-34%)

10. / 00. [PSP] Venus & Braves: Majo no Megami to Horobi no Yogen (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.20} – 10.563 / NEW
11. / 01. [PSP] Another Century’s Episode Portable (Bandai Namco) {2011.01.13} – 9.071 / 79.288 (-87%)
12. / 00. [WII] Momotaro Railway 2010: Sengoku Ishin no Hero Daishuugou! no Maki [Everyone’s Recommendation Selection] (Hudson) {2011.01.20} – 8.925 / NEW
13. / 12. [NDS] Magician’s Quest: The Merchant’s Store of Sorcery (Konami) {2010.11.11} – 7.495 / 314.612 (-27%)
14. / 10. [WII] Mario Sports Mix (Nintendo) {2010.11.25} – 7.238 / 553.472 (-41%)
15. / 18. [WII] Wii Sports Resort (w/ Remote Plus) (Nintendo) {2010.11.11} – 6.987 / 261.814 (-13%)

16. / 19. [PSP] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2011 (Konami) {2010.11.18} – 6.904 / 145.751 (-11%)
17. / 23. [WII] Taiko Drum Master Wii 3 (Bandai Namco) {2010.12.02} – 6.484 / 169.299 (-9%)
18. / 16. [WII] Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo) {2008.04.10} – 6.273 / 3.145.579 (-26%)
19. / 00. [NDS] Love Zombies (Chunsoft) {2011.01.20} – 6.187 / NEW
20. / 00. [NDS] Eigo de Tabisuru: Little Charo (Nintendo) {2011.01.20} – 6.076 / NEW


– Game’s title doesn’t include 3D when you include the “Dream Drop Distance” subtitle
– Nomura admitted that Sora’s actions in the first trailer look like actions during his form changes from Kingdom Hearts 2
– The team wants players to experience dynamic form change-like actions even as normal actions
– Nomura assures that, although some of the actions look difficult to control, the team will make the game so that they will be easy to control in the end
– Character switching system is automatic because the team is using the system for “surprise”
– Nomura thinks there will be a rise in thrills because the feeling of security players have will be taken away when reaching a certain point
– Players will be able to develop their own strategies for how to progress according to their expectations
– Sora and Riku visit the same worlds, but in different orders
– Sora and Riku are not in the same place
– The trailer showed the two in the same place, but this is rare
– Nomura believes the new system for Sora/Riku having different actions and control methods is like the same level as how in Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories Sora’s card deck could be freely set while Riku used a preset deck
– Sora/Riku art piece was made with Disney anime packaging in mind
– Nomura hasn’t drawn anything for Kingdom Hearts 3D specifically yet
– Nomura considering changing Sora and Riku’s clothing
– Nomura feels that players may think 3D is a remake if the two characters show up in the same clothing
– The two are in their original clothing for the sake of the story
– Nomura is considering having Sora/Riku appear in their current clothing at the start of the game, and change midway through

Thanks to Thomas N for the tip!

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GamesTM review scores

Posted on 8 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in DS, News, Wii | 0 comments

LittleBigPlanet 2 – 10
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds – 8
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded – 5
Infinity Blade – 7
Gray Matter – 7
Worms: Battle Islands
Ys Seven – 8
Nail’d – 3
Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (online) – 7
GoldenEye 007 (online) – 6

Thanks to Cid for the tip!


The images above supposedley feature screenshots from Inazuma Eleven 4. The text’s translation is “a meeting about movement for the characters in the new Inazuma Eleven.” The menu will apparently use 15 point font size, and players will be able to return to the mini map by pressing B. Note that the icons in the screenshots are temporary.

Thanks to Thomas N for the tip!

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The Last Story intro

Posted on 8 years ago by (@NE_Brian) in Videos, Wii | 0 comments

Thanks to Chauncey for the tip!