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Important Importables: 2011 imported goodies gift guide

November 20, 2011 - 3:00 am No Comments

Hot Japanese Imports: 2011 imported goodies gift guide

Sometimes, import games and consoles aren’t the right gift. I mean, the language barrier could be too much to overcome. Plus, they’re usually twice as expensive as a game from North America. That doesn’t mean you have to settle for easy to find items though. There are tons of fun little gadgets and goodies from Japan that don’t need any translation to love! And, so you don’t have to sift through all of them, I did! So here we go, with a pretty brief look at six different items that would work as gifts for the picky people on your…

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Important Importables: 2011 console game gift guide

November 12, 2011 - 3:00 am No Comments

Hot Japanese Imports: 2011 console game gift guide

Time for another gift guide! This time, we’re looking at the slightly more expensive console games and special consoles that can only be found in Japan and Europe. You know, the delicacies most gamers can never see or experience because they require importing and cost so much money. That second part is especially poignant now that the dollar’s value has dropped against the yen. Still, if you want to pamper a gamer, one of these items could be the way to do it. Now remember, only the PS3 is region-free. Any PS3 can play any PS3 game. However, Wiis and…

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Japan Import: 999’s successor is Extreme Escape Adventure

November 6, 2011 - 3:00 am No Comments

Japan Import: 999’s successor is Extreme Escape Adventure

Chunsoft’s 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors proved that North America was ready for a visual novel done right. Now, we just have to hope that it sold well enough to convince Chunsoft and Aksys to work together again to bring Extreme Escape Adventure: Good People Die to North America as well. That’s because Extreme Escape Adventure is a successor to the previous adventure, offering yet another chilling scenario filled with puzzles and suspense. This time, however, it’s a multiplatform release and both 3DS and Vita owners will be able to help save a lot of virtual lives. Extreme…

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Important Importables: 2011 handheld game gift guide

November 6, 2011 - 3:00 am No Comments

Hot Japanese Imports: 2011 handheld game gift guide

The holiday season is fast approaching, which means it’s time for an Hot Japanese Imports tradition. Yes, it’s time for our gift guide extravaganza. We’re starting off, as always, with our portable games gift guide. All of the following are import games you may want to pick up for a special someone. Now, before we start, don’t expect to see any 3DS games. The system is region-locked, which makes importing a pain. You’d actually have to make sure the person you’re buying for has a Japanese 3DS or actually buy them a Japanese 3DS to go with the import game. It’s…

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