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Submitted by Pozzle 1038d ago | opinion piece

5 Little-Known Japanese Gaming Gems You Need To Play

WC writes: Ah, Japan: Land of the geek and once home to the greatest computer game developers the world had ever known. During the mid-late 90′s, the Japanese game industry was an unstoppable Tour-de-force of brilliant innovation, bizarre concepts and all round weirdness. Western games frequently appeared bland in comparison to their crazy eastern counterparts.

Over the past decade, the Japanese market has stagnated and slowly declined. Developers from across Europe and the United States are now churning out games of exceptionally high quality and innovation (yes, we know there’s also a ton of military-minded shooters).

Here’s 5 Japanese games you may have difficulty finding but are definitely worth tracking down. (Culture)

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