Video games developed in Japan

Sonic Foundry Names Kelsy Boyd Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 9:30pm

MADISON, Wis., June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonic Foundry today announced that Kelsy Boyd has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.

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  • MADISON, Wis., June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonic Foundry today announced that Kelsy Boyd has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer.
  • In her new role, Boyd leads Sonic Foundrys finance department and reports directly to CEO Michael Norregaard.
  • She will work closely with the executive team to oversee Sonic Foundrys financial strategy.
  • Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.

 Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Is Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join Shulk as he courageously fights for the future and unravels the secrets of the powerful Monado blade in the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.

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  • Join Shulk as he courageously fights for the future and unravels the secrets of the powerful Monado blade in the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200529005131/en/
    Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is now available at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is now available at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems.

iiRcade Bringing Psikyo's Classic Games Exclusively to the New Connected Home Arcade Machine

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

CHICAGO, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- iiRcade, Inc. , the ultimate connected arcade machine that allows gamers of all ages to own and play their favorite retro and modern arcade games at home, is pleased to announce that classic games by Psikyo are coming exclusively to the home arcade platform.

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  • CHICAGO, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- iiRcade, Inc. , the ultimate connected arcade machine that allows gamers of all ages to own and play their favorite retro and modern arcade games at home, is pleased to announce that classic games by Psikyo are coming exclusively to the home arcade platform.
  • The key games from Psikyo, which has mainly developed vertically scrolling shoot 'em up arcade games, include Gunbird, Strikers 1945, Zero Gunner, Dragon Blaze, and Battle K-road.
  • "Their classic shoot 'em ups are a perfect addition to iiRcade and our home arcade experience."
  • iiRcade solves all these problems and provides the ultimate arcade solution that enables anyone to own the entire arcade at home.

Stern Pinball Announces New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pinball Machines

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:01pm

CHICAGO, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Stern Pinball, Inc., a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and outrageously fun modern American game of pinball, announced today the availability of a new line of pinball machines based on Nickelodeon's iconic animated hit television series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT).The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pinball machines will be available in Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition (LE) models.

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  • CHICAGO, May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Stern Pinball, Inc., a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and outrageously fun modern American game of pinball, announced today the availability of a new line of pinball machines based on Nickelodeon's iconic animated hit television series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT).The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pinball machines will be available in Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition (LE) models.
  • Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo are theTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, trained in the art of ninjutsu by their wise rat sensei, Master Splinter.
  • "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles began as a comic book, morphed into a hit animated show, and has grown into a beloved and iconic global pop culture phenomenon.We have worked directly with Nickelodeon to bring these heroes in a half-shell into the pinball dimension.
  • This game has pure pinball power," said Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc.

Quarantine Inspires Creativity

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 1:34pm

His wife Mimi said she was amazed at the results of the past month in development.

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  • His wife Mimi said she was amazed at the results of the past month in development.
  • "After watching Leslie create his prototype and after some discussion, we both felt that this project should be put on Kickstarter," she stated, "so he could finish this passion project."
  • Currently, everyone is so stressed out from COVID, so the timing seemed right for a more relaxed, story-driven game.
  • "Of course, some have noticed a bit of a Star Wars influence in the way the game looks.I don't mind that comparison at all!"

Legendary Double Dragon Series Coming to iiRcade, the Ultimate Home Arcade Platform for Retro and Modern Games

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

The series includes arcade versions of Double Dragon (1987), Double Dragon II: The Revenge (1988) and Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone (1990).

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  • The series includes arcade versions of Double Dragon (1987), Double Dragon II: The Revenge (1988) and Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone (1990).
  • Double Dragon (1987) will come pre-loaded on each iiRcade machine while the other games in the series will be available for purchase in the iiRcade app store.
  • This is the first home arcade experience of the original Double Dragon series for gamers to play with an arcade controller, such as joysticks and buttons, which was only available at the game center or arcade center in the past.
  • iiRcade solves all these problems and provides the ultimate arcade solution that enables anyone to own the entire arcade at home.

PAC-MAN, the Original Video Game Super Star, Celebrates His 40th Birthday Today

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 6:00pm

Leading interactive entertainment company BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. today celebrates PAC-MANs 40th birthday with upcoming activities and partnerships to commemorate this momentous milestone with fans around the world.

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  • Leading interactive entertainment company BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. today celebrates PAC-MANs 40th birthday with upcoming activities and partnerships to commemorate this momentous milestone with fans around the world.
  • The video game and pop culture icon steps into his 40s more relevant than ever as he stars in a bevy of new video game offerings, product partnerships, and brand collaborations.
  • While PAC-MAN has transcended into the world of entertainment, his heart still resides in video games.
  • As part of his 40th birthday celebrations, PAC-MAN will be making a special appearance in a Minecraft DLC enabling players to enjoy PAC-MAN mazes within the game starting today.

Mazda Begins Providing, Virtual Racing Car, Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept Online

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 6:26am

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 22, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."

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  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 22, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."
  • Jointly developed with Polyphony Digital Inc., the vehicle will be available for download in Gran Turismo Sport from 3 p.m. (JST) on May 22, 2020(1).
  • The RX-Vision GT3 Concept is our newest virtual race car in Sony Interactive Entertainment's PlayStation 4 driving simulation title, Gran Turismo Sport, and we hope that all players will enjoy taking it for a spin.
  • In addition, to commemorate Mazda's 100-year anniversary, we have started to offer various online events, which people who enjoy Gran Turismo Sport can participate in.

Mazda Debuts Virtual Race Car, RX-Vision GT3 Concept, For Online Gameplay

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of its virtual race car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."

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  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of its virtual race car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."
  • The RX-Vision GT3 Concept is our newest virtual race car in Sony Interactive Entertainment's PlayStation 4 driving simulation title, Gran Turismo Sport , and we hope that all players will enjoy taking it for a spin.
  • In the United States, the Ricmotech iRacing Global Mazda MX-5 Cup began on May 5 with race staged each Tuesday evening through June 2.
  • For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at InsideMazda.MazdaUSA.com/Newsroom .

Mazda Begins Providing Virtual Racing Car, Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept Online

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."

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  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."
  • Jointly developed with Polyphony Digital Inc., the vehicle will be available for download in Gran Turismo Sport on May 22, 20201.
  • The RX-Vision GT3 Concept is our newest virtual race car in Sony Interactive Entertainment's PlayStation4 driving simulation title, Gran Turismo Sport, and we hope that all players will enjoy taking it for a spin.
  • Mazda adopts the name "Digital Motor Sport" advocated by FIA (Fdration Internationale de l'Automobile) and Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.