This Dragon Quest X Train Sure Looks Familiar

In the latest Dragon Quest X trailer, there's a train. It has several headlights and a curved shaft, and it looks like a train in another game. You can see it above. » 9/22/11 8:00am 9/22/11 8:00am

Young Idol Date Scandal Ends In Resignation, Tears

Earlier this month, 56-year-old Sakura Wars co-creator Hiroji Oji was spotted staying over at 22-year-old AKB48 singer Sayaka Akimoto's residence. The scandal that ensued made the papers and the morning talk shows. » 10/18/10 6:00am 10/18/10 6:00am

The Sakura Wars Creator, The Young Idol And The Rumored Sleepover

Hiroi Oji is noted for many things. Creating video games like Sega's Sakura Wars, penning manga and even writing musicals. He's what Japan calls a "hyper creator". But he's now being known for something else entirely. » 10/13/10 5:00am 10/13/10 5:00am

NIS America Struggles With Economy, Swine Flu But Still Delivers

Last Friday's NIS America press event started with President Haru Akenaga apologizing for the localization job on Ar Tonelico II and wrapped with the announcement of several new upcoming games. » 5/11/09 8:20pm 5/11/09 8:20pm

Sega's Sakura Wars Finally Coming Stateside (But Not From Sega)

Sega and Red Entertainment's popular Sakura Wars series has never seen release in North America, denying English-speaking fans of both tactical military action and dating sims an opportunity to experience the game. No more! » 5/08/09 1:30am 5/08/09 1:30am