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SINoALICE, Yoko Taro’s Newest Smartphone Game Features Twisted Fairytale Heroines

SINoALICE certainly garnered quite the attention in Japan, with it getting 500,000 pre-registrants and having 248,000 followers on Twitter. Directed by Yoko Taro of the Drakengard and Nien fame, SINoALICE is a fantasy role-playing game which details the story of a group of fairytale heroines who are imprisoned in a world that is stuck in an endless loop called “The Library.” The girls who are still wandering around only have one wish: to revive the “Author”, who created them.

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On Persona 5 And Its Localization Controversy: Is It Really Such A Big Deal?

For the past few weeks, my Tumblr and Twitter feeds have been full of one thing: Persona 5. The English release of Persona 5 just came out recently so there’s no surprise for the hype, of course. Being a fan of Persona myself, I’m also excited for the English release since it only means that I can finally play whatever it has in store for me. However, not everyone seems to be happy with its release, since it appears that its localization—its translation and the flow of the script, to be more specific—is subpar and some even  considered it a total fail. But is that really the case?

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A Sneak Peek of Paranormal Kiss: The Unique Dating Sim and Battle RPG

Having an otome game that is also a battle RPG seems like a farfetched idea before—that is, until GMO Game Center proved that such a thing is possible with their upcoming game Paranormal Kiss. Paranormal Kiss is a mobile game for iOS and Android with a dating sim and a tactical RPG, a concept that is rare in most games today. Slated to be released in  Spring 2017 in Japan, China, and Korea, you can now date men with special abilities and battle terrorist groups in this romance adventure game!

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Attack on Titan: Escape From Certain Death 3DS Game’s Release Date Moved to May 11

Are you looking for more Attack on Titan? Fret not because there’s going to be plenty of it this year! Following the hype from the upcoming second anime season in April, Attack on Titan will also have a new 3DS game, which will be released on May 11th. Attack on Titan: Escape From Certain Death (Shingeki no Kyojin: Shichi Kara no Dasshutsu) is an adventure visual novel game and will feature most of the series’ cast. It was originally slated to be released on March 30th.

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Releases New PV and Web Manga for 6 Consecutive Weeks

Smartphone RPG Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story (Magia Record: Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica Gaiden) will release a brand new PV every week for six consecutive weeks starting from March 11th. These previews will feature the new characters in the game.

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