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Rhyme-buster PaRappa the Rapper is ready to bust his way back onto TV with brand-new anime series

And yes, Chop Chop Master Onion will be joining the PlayStation icon.

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Longest Five Minutes Game Gets English Release, Trailer

Adventure RPG slated for 2017 in N. America, Europe

Religious solicitors bothering you? Japanese Twitter user has an easy way to get rid of them

If you’re one of the many people who’d rather be playing video games than discussing religion with a stranger, this is one trick you’ll want to know.

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Adorable cat paw analog stick and button covers let you upgrade your PS4 to PSCat

This do-it-yourself enhancement is easily as big an upgrade as the rumored PlayStation 4.5

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Sony ends shipments of PlayStation TV in Japan

Mini-console still available in the West.

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Scratch Titans to death with a coin in giant Tokyo ad for new Attack on Titan video game 【Video】

Interactive ad gives you a chance to save Shinjuku, plus win cool prizes while you’re at it.

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David Bowie drawn by Final Fantasy illustrator Yoshitaka Amano

David Bowie’s creative genius even inspired works by a legend of the Japanese video game industry.

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How do you make cosplayers levitate? Put them in a pool, like in these awesome videos 【Video】

Video showing the making of new PlayStation game’s commercials goes behind the scenes, and under the water, of cosplay.

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Ever wanted to work with legendary video game creator Hideo Kojima? Kojima Productions now hiring

Newly formed Kojima Productions is looking to hire a few good video game developers, plus find customers for its online store.

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Gundam Breaker 3 officially announced – Video game and model enthusiasts rejoice! 【Video】

There’s nothing we’d rather do in a video game than destroy huge robots and customize an extremely powerful Gundam of our own.

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Hideo Kojima officially leaves Konami, opens own studio, announces new PlayStation 4 game 【Video】

He kept us waiting, but the internationally renowned video game director is finally ready to start work on his next project.

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Japanese gamer builds his own custom arcade cabinet full of nostalgic feels 【Video】

If you’ve got the time and dedication, here’s one clever way to recycle your old analog TV monitor!

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Yahoo! auction for 3,290 PSOne game library ends with 3 million yen bid

One auction bidder just won themselves a huge haul of classic PlayStation games.

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The “Nintendo PlayStation”: a look at the console that could’ve changed gaming history【Video】

For most modern gamers, the idea of rival video game giants Nintendo and Sony collaborating on a project is pretty much unthinkable. But believe it or not, back in the day when the Super Nintendo was king, Sony and Nintendo were supposed to team up to make a new console. Unfortunately the deal went sour, and it was thought that all prototypes of the mythical Sony-Nintendo console were gone.

Until now. A working copy of what has been dubbed the “Nintendo PlayStation” was recently brought to light and shown off online for the world to see. Join us after the jump to witness what could’ve been…

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“Whiteday” – A Korean virtual reality horror game that’s sure to get your heart racing【Video】

White Day, observed on March 14, is celebrated in Korea the same way it’s celebrated in Japan: by men confessing their love or returning the affections of the women who gave them chocolate on Valentine’s Day.

But what happens when your plans to leave the girl of your dreams a sweet surprise get you locked inside your school and running for your life, chased by possessed janitors and other ghastly haunts? You get the horror game Whiteday: A Labyrinth Named School, which is getting a re-make and will be released later this month.

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PlayStation Japan’s Pro Evolution ad is actually pretty cool 【Video】

Japanese ads frequently miss the mark, often being overly bizarre or simply cringe-inducing, but sometimes the marketing gurus hit the back of the net, as with this latest TV spot from PlayStation Japan.

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Nintendo’s official Line account officially hates Sony’s PlayStation

Nintendo has a squeaky clean image. Its titles are family-friendly, and no other company does more to make quality video games accessible and enjoyable to inexperienced or casual players. The company managed to create a hit team-based shooter that’s completely devoid of the sort of violence that’s so commonly a selling point for the genre, and even its two most committed rivals, Mario and Bowser, regularly take time out from fighting to play golf or tennis together.

So you might expect Nintendo to have nothing but friendly affection for anyone and everyone, but its official Line account shows that rival Sony’s PlayStation is strictly excluded from the circle of good vibes.

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Makers of Dynasty Warriors bring us awesome Attack on Titan game this winter【Video】

While the Attack on Titan live-action movie may have failed to live up to some people’s expectations, we’re still holding out hope for something even greater on the horizon.

It looks like we won’t have to wait too long because come this winter, there’ll be a new game on the market—and it’s set to feature advancing giants, a showdown with the Colossal Titan himself, and gameplay that lets you fly through the air using Omnidirectional Mobility Gear.

Oh, and there’s a ton of blood.

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Which video game favourites are turning 20 this year?

With the Sony’s PlayStation console celebrating its 20th birthday in North America this year, having hit Japan a year earlier, this means that many of its longest-running franchises are now also turning 20. 

One Japanese Twitter user has put together a handy chart of games on both PlayStation and rival platforms that will be having their 20th anniversary towards the end of this year and the start of the next, so read on to find out if any of your favourites are among them. (Beware: you might find yourself feeling old.)

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Virtual reality Totoro? Project Morpheus team looking for artist with “Studio Ghibli” style

After more than a year since the last film from anime production house Studio Ghibli, the paint is rapidly drying on the writing on the wall. At the very least, it looks like animation fans are in for a long wait before the next Ghibli movie, and it may turn out that When Marnie Was There ends up being the last theatrical feature we ever see from the company co-founded by Hayao Miyazaki.

Still, that doesn’t mean that other artists, perhaps working in other mediums, won’t carry on the beloved anime studio’s spirit. As a matter of fact, if you’ve got the necessary video game production skills, that someone could be you, as a U.K.-based Project Morpheus team is looking for an artist to help add a Ghibli-like aesthetic to its game.

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