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Suikoden Fans Beg Konami To Put The Games On Steam

It’s unfortunate that Konami, a Japanese gambling company, owns the licence to Suikoden, one of the greatest video game series ever made. Still, fans haven’t given up yet.

Suikoden II Did Pretty Damn Well Last Year

Last week the PlayStation Blog brought serendipitous news: the masterpiece Suikoden II took a top 10 slot not just on the best-selling list of PlayStation Classics for December, but for all of 2015.

Check Out This Sweet Suikoden II Collage

Dayshot: Back in January, Kotaku reader and artist Benjamin Schwarz sent me this collage of Suikoden II characters that he made a few years ago. This feels like a good opportunity to share Schwarz’s excellent work.

Suikoden II's Apple Says What Everyone Was Thinking

I’ve been playing Suikoden II for the first time, and in between the epic battles and the heartwarming flashbacks, it can be a pretty silly game.

JRPGs, You're Better Than This

64 hours. 23 hours. 42 hours. 28 hours. Somewhere on a grassy plain trying to figure out if I should spend my days hunting down one of many pending side quests. Somewhere deep in the ocean chasing mermaids. Somewhere making preparations for my next strategic battle. These are all the places I’m willing to leave behind — unexplored and unresolved — because I’m wondering if I give a damn about JRPGs anymore.

Suikoden II Finally Gets Its Due

Suikoden II, a video game about being a sous chef, finally came to the PlayStation Network last month, and it totally flopped, proving that Konami was right and that nobody in the West wants Japanese role-playing games because they are garbage.

Tips For Playing Suikoden And Suikoden II

So you’ve just bought Suikoden II on the PlayStation Network. Finally, for the first time ever, you’re going to play through one of the finest role-playing games ever made. Exciting, isn’t it?

Why You Should Play Suikoden II, One Of The Best RPGs Ever Made

For a certain subset of gamers, today is big. Really big. Like, the biggest day in years. That’s all thanks to Saturday’s surprise reveal that Konami and Sony are teaming up to do something fans have been begging them to do for almost a decade now: today, Suikoden II is out on PSN.

Why Did Nobody Tell Me There's A Suikoden Reference In Diablo III?

Kotaku, we need to talk. You all KNOW that Suikoden II is my favourite game of all time, yet in the six months since Diablo III‘s Reaper of Souls expansion came out, not ONE of you has told me about this incredible Luca Blight reference.

At Least Konami UK Listens To Their Fans

Konami US has been depressingly quiet about the prospects of making Suikoden more accessible to modern gamers, but at least the company’s UK branch is showing their best franchise some love. Today on the Konami UK blog there’s a big post about Suikoden, written by the folks at the Suikoden Revival Movement. Progress!

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