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Quantum Theory Coming to Xbox 360 Too

By Chris Faylor, Dec 07, 2009 9:19am PST

Formerly a PlayStation 3 exclusive, Tecmo Koei's Quantum Theory--billed as "the company's first attempt at the third-person shooter genre"--is now also due on Xbox 360 when it hits North America next spring, the Japanese publisher said today.

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"the art style is just horrible, it's gears of war gone gay + tribal tattoos"

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Tecmo Bowl Coming to XBLA Next Year

By Nick Breckon, May 27, 2009 3:13pm PDT

A version of the classic football series Tecmo Bowl is headed to Xbox Live Arcade early next year, according to the company. "For now, we're...

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"ugh the original tecmo bowl sucked, tecmo super bowl was the best"

- Smitty see all 7 comments

Tecmo and Koei to Merge in April 2009

By Blake Ellison, Nov 18, 2008 11:08am PST

Tecmo, publisher of the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive series, has successfully negotiated a merger with fellow Japanese publisher Koei, and the...

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"Romance of the Three Kingdoms + the bikini'd cast of DoA. Oh man."

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Tecmo and Koei Talk Merger

By Blake Ellison, Sep 09, 2008 9:35am PDT

Japanese game studio Tecmo, publisher of Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden, turned heads last week when it turned down a buyout offer from Final...

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Square Enix Backs Down from Tecmo Takeover Bid, Looks for Other Buyout Targets

By Blake Ellison, Sep 05, 2008 11:29am PDT

Square Enix, which recently made "a friendly offer" to buy a controlling stake in Japanese publisher Tecmo, has withdrawn its proposal following a...

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"Seems how tecmo can't afford to pay their bonuses to their employee's, maybe they should have ..."

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Tecmo Rejects Square Enix Buyout Offer, In Merger Talks with Dynasty Warriors Owner Koei

By Chris Faylor, Sep 04, 2008 7:55am PDT

Japanese game developer Tecmo today rejected the buyout offer from Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest owner Square Enix, instead opting to pursue...

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"I agree. Even though Square-Enix's games have left me uninspired now, they do have a lot of ..."

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Square Enix Makes Tecmo Takeover Bid

By Chris Faylor, Aug 29, 2008 7:46am PDT

Monolithic Japanese developer Square Enix today made a "friendly" offer to acquire a controlling stake in Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive developer...

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"He's right, they haven't made an 'acclaimed' Final Fantasy title since prior to the Square -> ..."

- syn0r see all 9 comments

Ninja Gaiden Devs Pursuing New Genre in 2009

By Aaron Linde, Jul 21, 2008 1:26pm PDT

Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive developers Team Ninja is planning to tackle a new genre in a title aimed for release next year, according to...

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"I could've sworn both of you were right. I recall that that same week, Team Ninja did the same ..."

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Tecmo, Itagaki Submit Contradicting Evidence, Suspicions of Falsified Documents Arise

By Chris Faylor, Jun 19, 2008 8:00pm PDT

As the legal showdown between Japanese developer Tecmo and soon-to-be former Team NINJA subsidiary head Tomonobu Itagaki commences, both sides have...

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"Look at it this way Chris, most people have to click a few extra times for spelling and grammar ..."

- Crastabule see all 6 comments

Tecmo Denies Exodus Rumors, Says Employees 'Appropriately Compensated'

By Aaron Linde, Jun 19, 2008 1:56pm PDT

Japanese developer Tecmo has issued a statement denying allegations a staff exodus and clarifying details surrounding the several pending lawsuits...

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"Not really. I also get the idea that the "exodus" is quite real, and if it is the lawsuits will ..."

- locater16 see all 9 comments

Tecmo Files Gag Order Against Team Ninja Chief

By Aaron Linde, Jun 18, 2008 12:49pm PDT

Embattled Japanese developer Tecmo has filed for a gag order with the Tokyo District Court to restrict former Team Ninja lead Tomonobu Itagaki from...

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"I love NG2. One of the best X360 games, period. There are all these complaints that I've never ..."

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Every Tecmo Employee Sues Over Labor Violations

By Chris Faylor, Jun 17, 2008 7:56am PDT

As previously rumored, more Tecmo employees have filed suit against the Japanese developer in the wake of Ninja Gaiden II director Tomonobu...

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"That I agree with, but the rest of the game is still a good improvement over the original. "

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Report: Team Ninja Exodus Follows Itagaki Departure, More Lawsuits on the Way

By Aaron Linde, Jun 16, 2008 1:15pm PDT

As many as three dozen members of Team Ninja may be following former studio chief and Ninja Gaiden II (360) director Tomonobu Itagaki after his...

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"Yeah it really sucks that they screwed him and his team over so much in the first place, but ..."

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Tecmo Stock Takes 10% Hit After Itagaki Departure

By Aaron Linde, Jun 06, 2008 5:00pm PDT

Within days of the sudden resignation of Team Ninja lead and Ninja Gaiden II (360) director Tomonobu Itagaki, shares of parent company Tecmo have...

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"His departure obviously shook investor confidence across the board."

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Ninja Gaiden Dir. Leaves Team Ninja, Sues Tecmo (Updated with Complete Statement)

By Aaron Linde, Jun 03, 2008 3:01am PDT

Update: Shacknews has acquired the whole of Itagaki's statement regarding his departure and legal action, viewable here, in which he apologizes to...

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""YOU'RE FINISHED IN THIS TOWN, ITAGAKI SAN, OR MY NAME ISNT YOHIMI YASUDA!!!!" "

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