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Games Delayed, Disaster Report 4 Canceled In Japan

Two titles have been delayed in Japan, and one is flat-out canceled.

According to sources citing "various circumstances," Sony and Sega have announced delays for MotorStorm: Apocalypse and Yakuza: Of The End, and Irem has canceled Disaster Report 4. The latest Yakuza entry now has a vague "TBA" date for Japan, as does Apocalypse, which had been expected to launch on March 17. Nobody said anything about the troubles afflicting the Land of the Rising Sun, but the influence seems obvious; all the games in question feature disaster themes of some sort. In other news that relates to the Japanese crisis, Square-Enix has announced they've temporarily shut down the servers for Final Fantasy XI and Final Fantasy XIV. As for the new MotorStorm, it also seems the European relaese is "under discussion," so it may or may not arrive in that region this week. For the record, the game will arrive in North America on April 12.

We doubt anybody is going to complain. There are much bigger things going on in the world right now.

Tags: yakuza of the end, disaster report 4, motorstorm apocalypse

3/14/2011 12:00:21 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (66 posts)

marcusfrommo
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 12:21:14 PM
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Yakuza of the end? Is that related to the zombie yakuza? What is the Yakuza of the end about?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:59:11 PM

zombies

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Highlander
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 12:26:22 PM
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One thing I want to say about this whole crisis in Japan. My heart goes out to the people in Japan. The news and images coming from there have been utterly heart wrenching. But I have confidence that they will bounce back.

Obviously we can all help with charitable giving to relief agencies, but we should also consider that our game and other hobby purchasing can have a direct benefit to Japan as well. So supporting Japanese gaming companies through your purchases is a great thing to do as well, continued economic activity in Japan is as important in the long run as any immediate relief aid is. Some will say that we should concentrate on our own economy first. Perhaps so, but in this interconnected world Supporting Japan at this time is essentially the same as supporting ourselves.

Either way, delays to games are natural at a time like this, all it does is give us time and reason to find the special pre-order editions of these games.

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kraygen
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 12:27:37 PM
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I'm surprised we haven't seen more delays and problems. The devastation is horrible.

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Highlander
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:27:04 PM

Some links to satellite images of the disaster areas...(you many need to sit before viewing, these are sobering images);

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/13/world/asia/satellite-photos-japan-before-and-after-tsunami.html?hp

The last image at this link is terrifying, it shows two towns that have been washed away to the point where all that remains are ancient stream beds;
http://www.abc.net.au/news/events/japan-quake-2011/beforeafter.htm

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coverton341
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:33:08 PM

The devastation is horrible, and so is the loss of life and water, power, food, gasoline, and shelter.

Not to incite a riot among certain individuals, but as an American that felt tremendous emotion for 9/11, I think the tragedy visited upon Japan is much worse than that.

It's almost unbelievable how much the entire country has been damaged.

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:40:58 PM

To compare the two is not fair I actually was involved in a debate about this in my Geographical Studies class. The difference between that of a natural disaster and that of a man made one is simply far too varied to compare and contrast. What I as many Americans felt on 9-11 was that of dis-belief, horror, shock, anger, and grief. I'm sure they feel partially the same, but the emotional standpoint cannot be compared. It's easier to accept mother nature took some one you love away from you than it is to accept a man with ill purpose and bad intention with a grudge is. We felt anger and sorrow, they perhaps feel along the lines of sorrow and discouragement. And that is where the difference lies.

But the point is we are all human, we all feel pain.

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coverton341
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:01:11 PM

Undoubtedly, but I don't think it is unfair to compare the two events. I don't mean the events as a man-made event as opposed to a natural disaster, but compared as a terrible event with destruction and loss of life.

Were the lives lost to 9/11 worth more that the lives lost in the natural disaster, simply because 9/11 was planned by men?

Like I said I don't want to incite hard feelings and I don't want to minimise the tragedy of 9/11, I just think the death toll and destruction from this earthquake far outstrip what happened to us and I hope that they can persevere through.

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:18:16 PM

By no means was I inciting that the lives lost on 9-11 were worth more, but I think in order to accept a man killed a loved one you have to remember they cut your loved one's life shorter than what it was meant to be, while mother nature determines it was their time. I believe that a natural disaster is less of anger enticing event than a terrorist attack. Both are terrible events in history, and will be remembered as so, but hopefully it will be written that the people of Japan persevered and came out stronger from it as the US did in it's time of darkness. It is through the trials of adversity that we come together and become stronger as a species, and as neighbors. Being a good neighbor is what that country needs. Even if that neighbor is separated by the Pacific Ocean.

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coverton341
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:20:55 PM

I think we're saying the same thing only the way I went about seemed to weigh one event against the other. That wasn't my intention. What I meant to do was contrast the devastation from one another not lend more credence to one or another.

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:26:08 PM

I'm by no means trying to fight with you, my point is that human life is lost every day, in occurrences like this in large numbers, one must find a way to accept that, and I would find more peace in the fact that it was mother nature that did it rather than a man, and I'm pretty much saying I'm glad it wasn't human influenced I suppose, as it's not an easy event to take in. I myself found Katrina easier to accept than 9-11 for these reasons.

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JSwayze
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 12:48:04 PM
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The delays are understandable, my heart goes out to the people who were effected by the earthquake

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Kiryu
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 12:55:33 PM
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I hope the disaster's stop these people don't deserve this!

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:10:23 PM

To be completely honest nobody does, not just Japan, but if it happened to anyone it would devastating. But it came off (not saying it's what you meant) as if it happened somewhere else it would be ok, which I have seen people saying which is pretty sad in itself.

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A2K78
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 12:56:51 PM
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the only thing I care about right now is getting some money that I have laying around to a charity to aid the victims of the quake/tsunami especially since I have a family member living there. so with that mind I don't care if a game was delayed or not.


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Highlander
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:05:56 PM

Indeed and agreed.

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Underdog15
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 6:58:22 PM

No kidding!

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slugga_status
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:10:52 PM
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I care less about a delay. I just hope the people of Japan to be safe and keep hope. I know they've got something going on to help people locate others who are in Japan.

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:11:22 PM
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These people do not need prayers, they need all the blankets, canned goods, and monetary donations they can get that prayer just cant provide. You don't need to believe in god to care, empathize, and love one another, all of those are human characteristics, not chrisitian.

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gumbi
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:15:57 PM

Well said my friend, well said.

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Xombito
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:19:16 PM

I second that. Considerably.

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Zorigo
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:17:27 PM

Thats true, very true.
But that said, apart from giving money theres not muuuuch else i can do to help is there. i cant fly out and help em myself. so yeah, donate money and what not, by hell they need it, but whats wrong with prayer and empathy, christian or any other form.

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:22:16 PM

Nothing wrong with it what-so-ever. My content meaning was that an action is much more helpful that that of a thought. While our brains tell our arms what to do, it's that reaction that helps us pick up the phone to donate money or drive our car to the nearest red cross. I myself an Atheist, and proud to be one, but I stand by the fact that empathy, caring, and love for one another is only possible through a human, and he or she does not need a higher power to help out their fellow man. I'm not bagging on religion by no means.

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maxpontiac
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 3:20:14 PM

They need both JMO_INDY. Both.

Faith without action is dead.

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 5:27:40 PM

What I'm saying is sitting at your house silently praying for them and then acting like you did your part is not helpful. As they neither hear your prayer and receive hope or receive the benefits of an action.

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Underdog15
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 6:00:57 PM

@maxpontiac

Equally so, actions without faith, is also useless.

Wondering if we got that from the same source. ;)

@JMO
I read a book once called "God does not believe in the atheist." lol good book.

This is incredibly off-topic, but it would be wise instead to label yourself an "agnostic", since there is absolutely no way to be 100% sure there ISN'T a god, just as there is no way to be 100% the other way. You must make a decision to believe God does not exist. By definition, you are placing your faith, belief in the uncertain, unseen, or unknown, in the hope that there isn't a God. In other words, you believe there's no God, despite there being no way to prove it, and so, atheism is a faith based belief in and of itself, and therefore a contradiction.

Atheism = Belief in nothing... except you believe in believing in nothing. It is a paradox of sorts. It is far better from an academic standpoint to consider yourself an "agnostic" - without knowledge. Since you cannot prove one way or the other, you must conclude there is no way of knowing. From there you can decide to either try to learn more about the possibilities, or simply decide it is one of those things you are happy simply not knowing for sure. We all must be happy not knowing some things. You merely just pick which types of knowledge are most important to you. For example, I don't care one bit that I know next to nothing about theoretical physics.

Either way, agnosticism is far more academic than atheism. And as a future agnostic, it would be wise to consider the possibility that a prayer could very well be much more than a mere thought and it would be mature to be thanking people for doing what they "know" to be helpful. Even if you're pretty sure it won't help, since there's no way of knowing. Especially when they are done with good intentions. Although, I agree, that if the opportunity arises, it is better to act (since one could argue, one's own answer to prayer is the opportunity to help). But if prayer is all you have, then I "beleive" it should be encouraged! It certainly can't hurt anything! lol

Anyways, to me, while I 100% agree that ignoring an opportunity to help through physical action with the excuse of "prayer" is really stupid, I can't help but think outright discouraging prayer or putting it down as a mere "thought" is born out of misdirected bitterness towards religions in general, and potentially does far more harm than good... to you and those you discourage.

Like I said... what can honest prayer hurt if it's all one has to give?

EDIT: Sorry for the late edit. Started adding more then got a phone call...

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 7:29:14 PM

I personally label myself as an Agnostic, but when speaking publicly about which religious path I chose, I say Atheist as opposed to agnostic as most people don't know what the hell Agnosticism is, so It's easier to say Atheist when in public discussions I find.

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maxpontiac
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 @ 9:15:59 AM

I understand that, hence my comment. I usually avoid debates or discussions regarding religion or ones beliefs due to the immense amount of counter-productivity it represents.

However, when it comes to prayer, all I am going to say is this --

The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. (James 5:16 (NIV)

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Lawless SXE
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:12:53 PM
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It really is sad to see the images that are coming back from over there. The amount of destruction is mindblowing, but there's something to be said for the human spirit. People can bounce back from anything, and I sure that Japan can come back from this, better than before. I must say though, they were far more prepared than any other country in the world with the early warning systems, quake-proof buildings and tsunami gates. Still devastating. The delays are unfortunate, but they don't really matter
Peace.

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CHAOS THEORY X
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:24:05 PM
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I'm actually looking for a place to send canned goods and maybe some supplies. I can't directly donate as I have no money, but I have plenty of canned goods that sit in the pantry. The Japan crisis on top of my mother getting hurt have made a depressing week indeed. They need all the help they can get.

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maxpontiac
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:36:56 PM
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Makes sense that this is happening. Motorstorm is just a game, and what's happening over in Japan is far more serious.

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Ludicrous_Liam
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 1:53:12 PM
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Apparntely sony have stopped production full stop. Surely that means more than just these two games?

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just2skillf00l
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:01:50 PM
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I've been reading up on the situation and things just seem to keep getting worse down there. My heart goes out to everyone in Japan. I just hope the disasters STOP NOW so that they can focus on finding survivors and loved ones. Although I'm more broke than I'd like to be I've realized from this tragedy how lucky I am to have what I do. I've been wanting to help out in some way but I don't really have it. I gotta get a solid job! I just wanna help. Because if I was in their same situation I'd want help too.

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Geobaldi
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:18:23 PM
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Since I live about 30 miles from where the eye of Hurricane Katrina made landfall and had to live through that ordeal, I sympathize with the people of Japan, and to an extent, know what they are going through. These are tough times over there and it's most likely still going to get worse in the coming days before it gets better, and there are more important things they need to worry about than keeping a deadline. The games can come at a later date or put on hold indefinitely. I've donated twice to them so far, and will probably do so again when I get paid next week. It's the least I can do, and I feel obligated to give back after all the donations and support they gave us during our disaster down here.

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Zorigo
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:19:01 PM
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I think its safe to say no one with any decency gives a damn about the games considering the situation, so i too wish recovery and good health upon those in japan.

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Wissam
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:23:40 PM
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I hope they get over this.

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Excelsior1
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 3:01:02 PM

they will get over this. humans can be pretty resilent when it comes to natural disaters. after the intitial shock, people seem to pull together to rebuild. i thought i heard 1800 lives lost. that pales in comparison to lives lost in that devestating tsunami that wiped out indonesia.

anyways, they will get through this in time.

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coverton341
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 4:29:32 PM

Official reports are apparently saying the death toll is 10,000 and expected to climb

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Alienange
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:52:47 PM
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My hope is that all the Japanese PSXE commenters and their families are ok.

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Danny007
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 2:53:21 PM
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The Disaster Report games were low budget games and they were never trying to impress gamers by having fancy graphics. However the games were completely original and fun to play. I wish I could have had the same experience on the PS3 that I had on the PS2. Oh well

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 3:42:14 PM
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::Eating a Sandwich::

Did I miss something?

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coverton341
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 4:19:42 PM

I was smuggling bananas and grape nuts. Nothing you haven't seen before.

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MyWorstNightmar
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 4:43:11 PM

Must've been a big sandwich.

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Lairfan
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 8:36:20 PM

Oh, not much. Just the deaths of possibly 10,000 people, and a country that's basically been punched in the face by Mother Nature. I'm sure you don't care at all though, do you LV?

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LimitedVertigo
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 10:10:53 PM

Wow....I didn't think anything I wrote was offensive or negative. I really was eating a sandwich and I really have been ignorant to the whole situation in Japan.

Way to look foolish LairFan. You're a meanie pants.



Oh and it was a huge sandwich. Meatballs, salami, onions, peppers, lettuce, tomatoes, garlic, fresh basil. HMMMM HMMM

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 10:20:40 PM

To be fair LV kind of lightened the mood and I appreciated it as it was kind of funny, as I pictured him walking into a room eating a huge sandwich and saying Did I miss something haha

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Ludicrous_Liam
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 @ 2:00:46 AM

People think that if you don't express your feeling on the internet when they'res a crisis, then you a cold-hearted *******. 0_o

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Pandacastro
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 @ 2:24:36 AM

Can I buy that sandwich in a shop? Sounds familiar.

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Snaaaake
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 5:06:17 PM
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Disaster report has been canceled eh?
That's too bad, I watched a developer interview on a Japanese channel once and it looked fun.

Mother nature can be cruel sometimes but what can we do?

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booze925
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 5:14:20 PM
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ya know, in the 12th century, the mongols were set to invade japan and as they sailed, a divine wind created a tsunami that effectively wiped out the mongol navy, preventing complete domination of asia by the mongols. the japanese called that divine wind the "kamikaze"
in 2011, the mongols had their revenge.

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Underdog15
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 5:32:17 PM

What's wrong with you?

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JMO_INDY
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 5:43:41 PM

^Points to name of Booze925 should answer your question Underdog15.

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DUNDEAL79
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 7:44:09 PM

your an idiot,you heartless basterd

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Ergi
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 6:48:02 PM
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Definetely saddening to see the amount of destruction and lifes lost. On of many thoughts that came to mind was, in this day and age we can't predict crazy earthquakes like this one?
I guess it's easier said than done and I just lack knowledge on the topic.

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Jed
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 7:00:45 PM

There really no way to predict an earthquake. The best you can do is prepare for the worst in the areas where they are most likely. Japan excels at this and without great tech they have developed most of Tokyo would have crumbled. As it is most big cities like Tokyo are relatively un affected by the earthquake. The tsunami is responsible for most of the death and damage. And who knows what will happen with the nuclear reactors.

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Ergi
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 7:08:56 PM

Yeah, the tsunami was caused by the quake though but I see your point. The nuclear reactors are worrisome indeed.
I don't know, I just felt like tech should be able to predict by now but there's isn't much point in that train of thought. And now you say there is really no way and they just use probability, and I didn't know about the buildings.
Thanks for your answer.

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Jed
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 7:12:32 PM

I get what your saying. It would be nice to have some way of knowing when these things would happen.

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Jed
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 7:09:44 PM
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It really was incredible watching the tsunami waves just power across the landscape late Thursday night. My thoughts and prayers ore with those who were affected by the disaster.

I would like to encourage everybody to do whatever you can to help with supplies and money to help the victims.

Also, watch out for scams on the Internet, there are some animals out there that will set up fake charities in situations like this.

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BikerSaint
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 7:57:27 PM
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I don't normally cut & paste full articles from other gaming sites, but with the devastating earthquakes in both, New Zealand, & Japanese recently, I just feel that I have to to do this time, if for nothing else, than just to show how developers, publishers, & gamers are banding together in order to do our part in helping the relief efforts. Also some of those interviewed give you a sense of how horrific it was for them as the 1st New Zealand quake hit while they were actually working on making games ......

Taken from the Kotaku site.....

Earthquake Relief, 99 Cents At a Time
Brian Crecente

At a Time It was like a freight train hit the building.

Wil McLellan was in the boardroom of New Zealand game developers Stickmen Studios when he felt the room start to vibrate. Then it whipped to the side.

"People were thrown from chairs and the rooms without windows went pitch dark as the power went out," McLellan said. "The noise was immense—lights falling, glass smashing, crashing bookcases—and the rumbling roar of the quake itself. We were all aware that this was far worse than the last large earthquake a few months previously and I think it fair to say everyone was just hoping the building would survive."

Once the quake subsided, the team of developers made their way through the dim light and dust, working their way down the stairs and out of the building. As the team walked out into Cathedral Square, in Christchurch, New Zealand, a second tremor hit and buildings began to collapse around them.

Thousands stood in that town center watching the city shake in what would become the second most devastating earthquake to hit the country. The final death toll of the 6.3-magnitude earthquake is expected to be more than 200, and the cost to rebuild the city could be as high as $30 billion NZD, or about a third of the country's gross national product.

In the wake of the earthquake, Jos Ruffell, portfolio manager for game app developer PikPok, started to contact other iPhone developers in New Zealand to see what they could do to help out.

They came up with App Appeal.... http://www.appappeal.co.nz/

and donating all proceeds from the sale of a collection of apps and games for the iPhone and iPad to Red Cross to help the quake victimes there.

The fundraiser brought in $22,000 in the first week and sales for the effort will run until March 26.

"I sent emails to several other developers on Thursday morning, (the quake was on the Tuesday, Feb. 22) and within 20 minutes we had a core group of six developers onboard with the idea," Ruffell said. "The reaction so far has been fantastic. We have had developers from all over the world get in touch and pledge their app earnings. Many of the developers supporting the appeal are single developer studios, and the app store represents their entire income, so it's quite overwhelming to receive this level of support."

Among those helping is David Frampton, developer and founder of Majic Jungle Software. Sales of his game Chopper 2 alone raised $5,700 NZD in the first week.

Frampton is based in Wellington, New Zealand, but his mother, Ann Bodkin, works in Christchurch at the six-story PGC House on Cambridge Terrace.
'She was the last person pulled out alive from the rubble. So we are all feeling incredibly lucky.'

"She was caught under her desk in the rubble of the collapsed PGC building," Frampton said. "We didn't hear from her for nearly 24 hours, which was very difficult for us, especially seeing the state of the building. Amazingly, rescuers found her alive and well, and within a few more hours they had got her out with only minor bruising.

"She was the last person pulled out alive from the rubble. So we are all feeling incredibly lucky."

I asked Ruffell, days before the horrific events of Japan's 9.0 magnitude earthquake, whether he would ever consider expanding the effort to help others in need.

"We have certainly seen the power of digital distribution in New Zealand," he said at the time. "It has allowed small developers to create, publish and earn a living making games at essentially the bottom of the world. Matching this to charity efforts that can cross boundaries and reach a global audience is really exciting, and has certainly allowed people to support the cause that we would normally struggle to reach."

Already in Japan, game companies are coming together to try and raise funds to help the reeling country.

Koei Tecmo, Microsoft, Namco Bandai, Nintendo, Sega Sammy and Sony have contributed more than $18 million to earthquake relief efforts, and at least one iPhone game developer is donating all sales to the efforts.

To donate....
App Appeal.... http://www.appappeal.co.nz/

You can also donate directly to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

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The Doom
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 8:58:47 PM
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So...was Wada in that quake?

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Scarecrow
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 9:10:35 PM
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I just hope the nuclear problem is not serious. That's really horrible.

As far as the games, it's ok. But man I have been waiting for White Knight Chronicles 2 for a while, hope that's still coming...

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Nas Is Like
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 11:12:54 PM
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I wasn't looking forward to any of those games anyway, so it doesn't affect me in the slightest.

Either way, I wouldn't be mad or disappointed though. My only thoughts are I hope the country heals quickly, and the people get help as soon as possible. That quake was something else...

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BikerSaint
Monday, March 14, 2011 @ 11:16:24 PM
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On a related note....


Japan's Game Publishers See Sharp Declines in Wake of Tragedy

Games publishers listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have all seen large sums wiped off their values, with the market falling significantly following Friday's earthquake and tsunami.

(That includes Sony & Nintendo).

Full story here>>>>>

http://www.industrygamers.com/news/japans-game-publishers-see-sharp-declines-in-wake-of-tragedy/

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Mog
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 @ 12:04:22 AM
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Japan has actually contributed a lot to the world as we see it now.

To just think that your house, belongings and memories gone in an instant. To actually sit down and think about that happening to you. You feel so grateful.

However the only thing that annoys me is the whole 'end of the world' crap and how this is a sign.

My prayers go out to the Japanese.

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newchef
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 @ 9:49:22 AM
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again as people have said the events here are similar to the 9/11 attacks...but maybe not comparable

with that in mind however the first thing i did as a new yorker after the attacks is try to ragain a semblance of normalcy, and maybe for some games may be the normal...i do agree with delaying the apocolypse based games

i understand that whats happening in japan is more life changing than the attacks here, and i could be completely wrong about all of that. and even in that case they still need all the support they can get

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BikerSaint
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 @ 6:07:40 PM
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Dr. Blaylock: Japan Radiation Could Pose Threat to US

If a radiation cloud from Japan’s damaged nuclear reactors eventually reaches the western United States, it could pose a threat to American crops and the people who eat them, nationally known neurosurgeon Dr. Russell Blaylock tells Newsmax.

He also says the radiation could pose a cancer risk, and explains steps to take to protect against the damaging effects of radiation exposure.


The full story here....

http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/headline_health/Radiation_Threat_US/2011/03/15/380329.html?s=al&promo_code=BDE5-1

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