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Pour one out for everyone’s favorite Italian plumber. Late last night, through a post on the official Nintendo of America Twitter account, Nintendo announced that Mario has passed away. Well, not exactly. Nintendo announced that players will be able to unlock some new cosmetic options in Super Mario Odyssey that show a zombified, undead version of
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Rocket League’s RocketID system that will allow full cross-platform play has been pushed to early 2019 despite efforts to try and get it launched this year. We covered the latest blog post from Psyonix yesterday in which details on a new update for Rocket League is due to arrive in early December. That update will bring 4K functionality,
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Skybound Games announced just a few days ago that they would be holding a Reddit AMA to answer more fan questions about The Walking Dead: The Final Season and that event took place tonight. Skybound Games’ CEO Ian Howe was in the AMA thread responding to as many different questions as possible and as you might
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Aksys Games has released a new trailer for the upcoming horror visual novel title Death Mark. The game is being developed by Experience, the fine folks behind the Demon Gaze series, Ray Gigant, Stranger of Sword City, and a ton more. You can check out the new English gameplay trailer down below. Death Mark follows a strange rumor that begins spreading amongst Tokyo
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Today, Spike Chunsoft announced a Limited Edition for Steins;Gate Elite‘s PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions. The Limited Edition will include a hardcover artbook of over 100 pages, a cloth poster, a custom outer box, and bonuses games depending on the platform: Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram for PlayStation 4 is included in the PS4 Limited Edition, while 8-Bit ADV
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Today, Kadokawa Games revealed that the main characters’ costumes in the “Drama Mode” of Root Letter: Last Answer were all supervised by Junko Koshino. Junko Koshino is a world-famous fashion designer. She is often solicited by Japanese companies and sports teams to create their uniforms. Her costumes appear in Japanese movies and television series as
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The upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive Pokémon games Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! are clearly taking several steps to be more accessible like Pokémon GO in both presentation and gameplay. This was something I pointed out in my own preview of the game from E3 2018, as I came to the conclusion that these were “simple and accessible Pokémon games
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Emotion, expression, and feeling aren’t particularly the main points of focus when we talk about video games. Maybe a well-produced and motion captured cutscene produced tears, a tense multiplayer round without respawning caused sweaty palms gripping the controller, or an NPC or announcer made a quip that earned a chuckle. When I played Wandersong, I
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Ubisoft has today announced a new executive move that will take place beginning in 2019. Current Chief Financial Officer Alain Martinez will officially retire from the company at the end of 2018 and as of now, we know that Frédérick Duguet will take over that role. Duguet is currently Ubisoft’s Chief Financial Planning Officer and has
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Yesterday, Nintendo showed off its new Diablo III Switch bundle and it’s…okay. A Nintendo Switch Diablo III: Eternal Collection Bundle is coming exclusively to @GameStop on 11/2 for $359.99 MSRP! Includes a Diablo III themed #NintendoSwitch console and dock, carrying case, and a download code for the game. https://t.co/8dNNKhA9v8 pic.twitter.com/Qmg5tYjzia — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) October 15,
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Today, Marvelous published a new trailer for the Switch port of Fate/Extella Link, showing the “Funi Funi” versions of Nero Claudius, Tamamo no Mae and Altera. These alternatives, cute SD versions of the characters are included in the Switch version. They will also be added to the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions of the
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Third-person shooter Morphies Law from Cosmoscope GmbH has been struggling to retain a player base, the developers admitted upfront in a candid blog post, but they are “determined to fix the situation.” The Splatoon-like Nintendo Switch indie game, which has players take control of size-shifting robots in a Mexican Día de Muertos environment, released last August to
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While anyone who casually follows and plays Fortnite is likely used to seeing news of tournaments with professionals, new in-game tournaments will allow anyone to join the fray. Initially leaked by accident on October 11, Epic Games officially made the announcement today on their blog that In-Game Tournaments for Fortnite are beginning tomorrow, October 16. The
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The first proper Nintendo Switch entries in the ridiculously-popular Pokemon series, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! are now about a month away from release, and with that comes the latest trailer for the Pokémon Go-inspired game. This colorful trailer demonstrates some new features that we’ve previously seen, including having Pokémon follow your trainer
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Developers Ground Shatter and Ant Workshop has today announced that the multiplayer fighting game, SkyScrappers will hit the Nintendo Switch on October 29th.  The game was inspired by trips to the seaside arcades by James Parker, who is the founder and director of Ground Shelter. SkyScrappers hurls players into the world of exploding skyscrapers, in
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Today, Famitsu’s official Youtube channel streamed Grasshopper Manufacture director Goichi Suda, playing his upcoming Switch exclusive, Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes. Suda51 played the game for a good fifteen minutes in co-op mode. We got to see another stage of the game and a boss battle. You can watch the gameplay below. Incidentally, Suda51 also shared that he quite
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Developer Level-5 has released some new gameplay footage as well as a trailer of their upcoming Nintendo Switch title, Yo-kai Watch 4. The content was originally only seen by those who attended 2018’s Tokyo Game Show. Now, it’s available to all, and you can check it out for yourself down below. Yesterday, Level-5 announced that they’d be
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Nintendo has often been called “out of touch” when it comes to their online strategy, but I tend to use the less reductive term “idiosyncratic,” or perhaps even “incoherent.” It isn’t new for the company to be practicing with “Nintendo-like solutions” rather than industry standards but in this day and age, their online infrastructure with
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