Fist Of The North Star For PS1 Is Better With Glitches

Fist of the North Star is a classic 80's anime about machismo and martial arts. So, obviously, glitching out the PS1 game based on it is going to have some pretty awesome consequences. » 10/28/14 1:00pm 10/28/14 1:00pm

See What Censorship Has Done To These Manga

The late great George Carlin once famously spoke of words that cannot be said on television (Well, basic cable at least). Japan, too, has its own list of words and phrases that are taboo. » 4/18/13 7:00am 4/18/13 7:00am

This Is The Best Video Game Manual I Have Ever Seen

You can love a good old-fashioned video game manual for any number of reasons. It might be enormous, like Falcon 3.0's, or slightly crazy, like Star Wars'. Rarely, though, are they genuinely beautiful. » 2/22/13 12:00am 2/22/13 12:00am

The Craziest Testosterone-Filled Japanese Video Game Characters

When it comes to Japanese developers, creating crazy, nice games isn't the only thing they're good at; they also design characters with pumped-to-the-max muscles, half of which don't even exist in real life and have the size of a truck. And they are all really serious about beating the hell out of everyone around them. » 2/13/13 8:00am 2/13/13 8:00am

The New Dynasty Warriors... It's Fun For Guys And Girls Alike

Jump Festa is a yearly event hosted by Shueisha, the publishers of the Jump » 12/22/12 7:00am 12/22/12 7:00am line of comics, where -related paraphernalia and games are put on display as well as stage events and announcements. It's also a good event for companies that have -related things out to display some of their own non--related things.

Fist of The North Star Gets Its Own Condoms

Ready those "F*cks of the North Star" jokes, because the iconic manga is now helping people practice safe sex.


For those who aren't familiar with the series, Fist of the North Star debuted as a manga in the early 1980s and was turned into an anime in 1987. Recently, Koei has been developing new Fist of the North Star » 12/12/12 5:00am 12/12/12 5:00am

If You Haven't Seen this Trailer Yet, You Are Already Dead

Here's the latest trailer for Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 » 9/25/12 5:30am 9/25/12 5:30am. The game is slated for the PS3, the Xbox 360, and Wii U. It'll be out in Japan by the end of this year.

Hopefully, Double The Content Will Make This Game Better, Rather Than…

Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2 » 7/26/12 6:00am 7/26/12 6:00am was with little more than a trailer and fan speculation. Now, Tecmo Koei has released new information on the sequel to .

Glittery Crotch Is Not Already Dead. Somebody Purchased It.

Fist of the North Star's Kenshiro got a life-sized statue last fall. It was covered in 500,000 Swarovski crystals, apparently worth ¥10,000,000 or $130,000. » 2/06/12 5:00am 2/06/12 5:00am

An Insane Price. A Glittery Crotch. A Good Cause.

Fist of the North Star started life as a badass manga. A badass manga needs a badass figure. A big badass figure. But does it need Swarovski crystal? You bet it does. » 10/26/11 3:00am 10/26/11 3:00am

Fist of the North Star Declares November 'Already Dead'

The holiday season with be covered in liquefied guts, now that Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage has a release date. The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 brawler lands in North America on November 2, Tecmo Koei revealed today. » 9/30/10 6:40pm 9/30/10 6:40pm

Fist Of The North Star Gushes More Gore, Retains Japanese Flavor

When Tecmo Koei brings Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage (née Hokuto Musou) to North America this fall, it will be more gore-soaked than ever before. But it will keep one important aspect of its Japanese release. » 6/21/10 8:00pm 6/21/10 8:00pm

Here's What Tecmo Koei Is Bringing To E3 2010

Dynasty Warriors and Ninja Gaiden publisher Tecmo Koei is bringing Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage, Quantum Theory, Warriors: Legends of Troy, and Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll to E3. Every game but the last is due fall 2010. » 6/11/10 7:10pm 6/11/10 7:10pm

Perhaps The Most Comprehensive Game Loading Comparison Ever

Want to know how fast the new Fist of the North Star game loads? On PS3? Xbox 360? How about the Xbox 360 version with the game installed to the hard drive and downloadable content installed? Then watch this video. » 4/13/10 11:30pm 4/13/10 11:30pm

NSFW: This DLC Is Way More Revealing Than Originally Thought

Mamiya, the village leader in the new Fist of of the North Star game, gets a new downloadable costume today. It's not "new" per se as it's based on what she wears in the manga. Or so we thought. » 4/08/10 8:30am 4/08/10 8:30am

Expect More Extreme Violence When The Fist Of The North Star Heads West

Koei's latest massive beat 'em up—known as Hokuto Musou in Japan, simply Fist of the North Star for the West—will get a little something extra when it comes westward: the extreme violence that we so desperately need. » 3/29/10 4:40pm 3/29/10 4:40pm

Fist Of The North Star Explodes Europe's Guts This Summer

Tecmo Koei's latest Musou crossover, the one that blends classic manga Fist of the North Star characters with Dynasty Warriors style play, is making its way to Europe. The game known as Hokuto Musou will summer in Europe, officially. » 3/05/10 5:40pm 3/05/10 5:40pm

Fist of the North Star Game Dated, Is Already Dead

The post-apocalyptic martial arts manga Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) is coming to the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360 in Japan in March 2010. Dubbed Hokuto Musou, it's part of Koei's successful "Musou" series of games. » 12/01/09 8:00am 12/01/09 8:00am