Month: February 2018

Today’s issue of Weekly Famitsu included an article on Sega’s upcoming strategy JRPG Valkyria Chronicles 4. This time around, we hear more about the new valkyria Clymaria Lewin. She is nicknamed “the Witch of the Swowstorm” and she attacks by shooting bursts of energy with a curved trajectory. They’re very powerful and can damage even tanks.
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Today, publisher 3D Realms and developer Voidpoint have announced its old-school first-person shooter, Ion Maiden, has entered Steam Early Access. A trailer was released flaunting its mixture of retro-style and modern shooting mechanics. In Ion Maiden, you’ll play as Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison, a bomb disposal expert for the Global Defense Force, as she attempts to
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Developer Klei Entertainment and publisher 505 Games have announced that the Don’t Starve Mega Pack will be getting a physical release for home consoles. This bundle includes Don’t Starve, the Don’t Starve Together multiplayer add-on, and the game’s other expansions. According to 505 Games, the physical version will be released on April 17 in North America and
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Developer CD Projekt Red announced its free-to-play title Gwent: The Witcher Card Game will receive a new Arena game mode. The videos below give us an idea of what to expect from the latest addition. The rules of Arena are pretty simple. You will create a deck using any card available in the game and
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Overwatch‘s latest hero is Brigitte Lindholm, and if the name didn’t sound Swedish enough to you, it only takes one look at her to recognize she’s Torbjorn’s daughter. You can check out her full origin story video below. Brigitte is a support hero who heals nearby teammates with her passive, “Inspire,” and deals damage with
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Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced its lineup of games for March 2018, and boy, it’s a good one. The two heavy hitters are From Software’s Bloodborne and Insomniac Games’ Ratchet & Clank for PS4. Sony’s newest console also gets Mighty No. 9 (cross-buy with PS3), Claire: Extended Cut, and Bombing Busters (both cross-buy with PS Vita).  Legend of Kay will be
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Today is Wednesday, so we get the usual Media Create charts painting the picture of the Japanese market between February 19th and February 25th. You can check out the software top-twenty chart below. The second number for each game indicates lifetime sales at retail. Monster Hunter World – PS4 – 53,982/1,890,273 Girls UND Panzer: Dream Tank
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Today Polyphony Digital released update 1.13 of Gran Turismo Sport. It’s already available for download on the PSN, and it weighs 2.698 gigabytes. The update includes three new events for the GT League feature. The Beginner League gets Stars & Stripes, the Amateur League gets the Vision Gran Turismo Trophy, and the Professional League receives the
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Today Koei Tecmo released a brand new trailer for its upcoming Hyrule Warriors remaster for the Switch, Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition. The trailer is the third of a series introducing the game’s playable characters, and this time around we do a radical switch (no pun intended) in art direction with Toon Link, Tetra, Medli, and King Daphnes.
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When Portal 2’s credits rolled I, like a lot of people, sat on my couch craving for more from this universe. The characters, the world, and the unique gameplay of using portals to complete puzzles worked so perfectly with each other that it quickly became one of my favorite games of all time. Fast forward seven years later
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After a couple years of development, Mexican developer Lienzo has finally released Mulaka, an action-adventure game based on the mythology of the Tarahumara people, on PC and PS4. To celebrate, a launch trailer for the game was released. While the game launched today on PC and PS4, Mulaka won’t release on Nintendo Switch under Thursday, March
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Flyhigh Works revealed that their rhythm action game Voez will receive a physical release on Nintendo Switch in North America this summer. Voez was originally released as an iOS/Android game in 2016 and was later ported to Nintendo Switch in March of 2017. The gameplay revolves around rhythm where players must tap, swipe, or hold notes as they
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Changing the name of an already announced game mid-development can be a risky move, but some developers are forced to do so due to copyrights or trademarks by larger studios. This happened last year with No Matter Studios’ Praey for the Gods because of a dispute with Bethesda. Today, Australian indie developer Ballistic Interactive announced
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On the heels of their recent release of Furi on Switch, developers The Game Bakers have announced a new artbook that encompasses all of the game’s cel-shaded-samurai goodness. You can check out screenshots of the artbook below. The book portrays the more than two years of development that went into making the game including Takashi
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One of my most anticipated indie games of this year is Yoku’s Island Express, a pinball platformer revealed last year that splices the pinball gameplay found in titles like Sonic Spinball with a Metroidvania-style open world. Today, developer Villa Gorilla and publisher Team17 released a new trailer for the title that goes over the abilities
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This far from our first rodeo with developer Blizzard over their hit digital collectible card game Hearthstone, and I’m sure it is far from the last. But one question has continually popped up throughout the game’s lifespan – will it be coming to consoles? According to a statement made to DualShockers, we should not be
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Another new year, another substantial change in Hearthstone – Blizzard’s (still) wildly successful World of Warcraft-themed digital collectible card game. While Blizzard is retiring 2017’s Year of the Mammoth, they are bursting out of the gates with 2018’s Year of the Raven making substantial changes to the four-year old title that will undoubtedly change everyone’s
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