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Pata-post Tuesday Presents: The Story Thus Far

Chris Hinojosa-Miranda's Avatar + Posted by Chris Hinojosa-Miranda on Apr 07, 2009

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Their journey began long ago, in a mystical land full of evil monsters, treacherous landscapes and menacing armies. Their goal was simple but noble — to find their beloved Earthend and look upon the legendary “IT.” However, simplicity is not always without dire consequences, a lesson the Patapons quickly learned as they battled bravely against […]

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Pata-post Friday Presents: Patapon 2 Demo

Chris Hinojosa-Miranda's Avatar + Posted by Chris Hinojosa-Miranda on Mar 13, 2009

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Happy lucky Friday the 13th to all! Lucky because it is once again time for the much participated, happily anticipated, and long-awaited Pata-post Friday! My official mission with today’s post is to begin recruitment of a select number of individual who enjoy the following special qualities: Enjoy lively music with a catchy rhythm. Love to […]

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Patapon 2: Pata-Price Confirmation

Chris Hinojosa-Miranda's Avatar + Posted by Chris Hinojosa-Miranda on Mar 06, 2009

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I’m no fan of numerology (although Pi kind of threw me on a loop for a while), but I must admit that if ever there was a number to be attached to, it would be 1999. That there number is ka-ching. So what awesomeness is brought on by this magical 1999 number? Well for starters, […]

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PATAPON 2: It’s Pata-Pata-Pata-ON!!!!

Chris Hinojosa-Miranda's Avatar + Posted by Chris Hinojosa-Miranda on Feb 27, 2009

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Dear peoples of the PlayStation Blog, RSS subscribers, Twitterers and beyond – It brings me great pleasure to inform you that yesterday marked the anniversary of a very special day in Patapon history…P-DAY. It was a year ago (plus one day) that millions of spear-wielding, music-loving, monster-fighting, stew-making, desert-crossing, drum-beating Eyeballs invaded homes across America […]

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TGS 08: Kotani-san Answers Your Patapon 2 Questions

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Oct 13, 2008

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Last week, we gave you the chance to ask Patapon 2 game designer Hiroyuki Kotani your questions about the follow up to this year’s unique PSP hit. A few days ago in SCEI’s Tokyo offices, I passed those questions on to Kotani-san (through an interpreter). He was happy to answer your questions on camera: The […]

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What Do You Want to Know? TGS Edition: LocoRoco 2 & Patapon 2

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Oct 07, 2008

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Japan’s a strange place: 400 year-old temples alongside incredibly modern malls; cantaloupes are significantly more expensive than sushi; and the toilets have controls. And since I’m writing this post on Wednesday in hopes that you’ll read it Tuesday morning, please consider this request to be coming from the future. In a few hours I’ll be […]

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Patapost Friday: Pata-Tips #2

Chris Hinojosa-Miranda's Avatar + Posted by Chris Hinojosa-Miranda on Mar 07, 2008

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So by now many have you hopefully have passed the nasty desert, took down a few bosses, and can catch the FEVER like you were one of those cats from Outbreak. Now let’s talk about amp-ing up your Patapon army. As you have probably have found out, success in this game takes rhythm and focus, […]

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Patapost Friday: Pata-tips #1

Chris Hinojosa-Miranda's Avatar + Posted by Chris Hinojosa-Miranda on Feb 29, 2008

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P-Day 2008-02-26: hordes of Patapon fans storm local shops in search of drumming musical goodness; Thousands (millions?) of people found across the globe hypnotically chanting “pata-pata-pata-pon”. Ok, so that faux-news bit might be a bit of a hyperbole, but I’d like to personally thank everyone here on the blog (new comers and old timers) on […]

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