Month: August 2020

Emily is Away <3 is the upcoming third game in developer Kyle Seeley’s throwback series. The game was originally set to release in summer 2020; however, today Seeley announced that the game is missing that window. Obviously, it’s not the best news to get, but I’m more than willing to wait a little longer if
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Danganronpa, the popular visual novel murder mystery series is making some changes as developer Spike Chunsoft is taking over publishing rights for the franchise moving forward. Alongside that news, each Danganronpa title is being removed from either the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation Vita starting next month. Original publisher NIS America announced on Twitter back in
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The Stone of Madness from developer Teku Studios and publisher Merge Games is taking its brand of “hardcore real-time tactics” to next-gen consoles. Alongside a Nintendo Switch and PC release, the game is set to launch next spring for PS5 and Xbox Series X. The game sees you play as five inmates imprisoned in a
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We might be soon witnessing a brand new entry of Capcom’s Monster Hunter series on Nintendo Switch. Dusk Golem, known for leaking some true information about Resident Evil Village before its official announcement, mentioned so on Twitter. Dusk Golem added that this new Monster Hunter game on Switch would be using a version of the
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Control’s AWE expansion is pretty much what you could want from an Alan Wake-themed expansion for Control. You have new content for Control, new missions, a new sector to explore with secret areas, a new ability and enemy, and most importantly, new fictional tidbits to find and read/listen to. Then you also have new fiction
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Sony published its Corporate Report 2020, where it mentioned multiple interesting things about first party titles. In the Strategy Key Points section on page 43, Sony mentioned it plans to “explore expanding” 1st party titles ports to PC, “in order to promote further growth” and  “profitability”. Seeing I’m specialized in covering games from Japan, the
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It’s been over a year since Gods & Monsters was revealed to the world by Ubisoft. The game appeared at last year’s E3 and was scheduled for release in February of this year. Unfortunately, the game was subsequently caught up in Ubisoft’s mass delays and joined Watchdogs Legion and Rainbow Six Quarantine in being pushed
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown, Bandai Namco’s long running flight simulator franchise, will be getting new DLC to celebrate the series’ 25th anniversary. As the trailer below showcases, the new content includes the Original Aircraft Series DLC — fighter aircraft from previous Ace Combat titles — as well as new skins and emblems. Also below
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The Last of Us Part II truly pushed the envelop regarding its story, art director, sound design, and gameplay. Its animations, specifically facial animations, are no exception. Keith Paciello, the studio animator who created the ambitious Emotional Systematic Facial Animation system, extensively details the process surrounding the creation of these in-game animations. Warning: This article
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Suikoden spiritual successor Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes finally ended its phenomenally successful Kickstarter campaign at $4,571,418, making it the third most successful Kickstarter video game campaign ever. And as a huge surprise, Rabbit & Bear Studios revealed their final secret stretch goal: the studio plans to partner with Natsume-Atari to create a Town Creation RPG.
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Myethos revealed new photos for its beautiful Hatsune Miku Cheongsam figure, based on an artwork by ASK. (Thanks to Mikugerms for pointing it out). This figure was first announced in June 2020. Back then only the original illustration by ASK and a photo of the figure’s prototype, unpainted, was published: ミートス「初音ミク」フィギュア 制作決定、開発中の原型が公開https://t.co/DnHbWrHn0n pic.twitter.com/BSfnrKuIVM — ホビー情報@フィギュア&プラモ
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Raji: An Ancient Epic is one of the more recent indie successes that is releasing soon for more platforms. The title was shown off during the latest Nintendo Indie World presentation that took place last week. The game dropped following the showcase where many people downloaded and have since given positive thoughts. With that in mind
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Looking for a new Co-op title? Something a little less violent than Wolfenstein: Young Blood or less nightmare-inducing than Struggling? KeyWe, one of the many titles being put out by publisher Sold Out Software, could fill the cutesy cooperative hole in your gaming life. KeyWe had a small presence during today’s Gamescom showcase, revealing a new gameplay trailer detailing
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In the increasingly annoying game of chicken between Microsoft and Sony, consumers are eager to know two things above all else about the competing next-gen consoles arriving this fall: when will the Xbox Series X and PS5 launch, and how much will they cost? According to a new report, hopefully it won’t be too much
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Just Die Already is an upcoming “old people mayhem sandbox” from the designers behind Goat Simulator. As part of the ongoing Gamescom celebration, the team at DoubleMoose dropped a new trailer that parodies CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077. It’s all obviously very tongue-in-cheek, but it’s also one of my favorite trailers from the event so
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