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12:00 AM on 01.28.2014

New trailer and screens for Earth Defense Force 2025

D3 Publisher is gearing up to release Earth Defense Force 2025 on February 18 in North America, and they've dropped more hype-inducing promotional material today. A new trailer, seen above, serves to remind once more th...

Conrad Zimmerman


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Earth Defense Force 2025 lands February 18 photo
Earth Defense Force 2025 lands February 18
by Conrad Zimmerman

D3 Publisher has announced the launch date for Earth Defense Force 2025 in the US. You'll be able to blast those bugs on February 18 when the game releases for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. 

That's not all that is releasing, however. The first downloadable expansion for EDF 2025, "Special Ops," will also arrive on launch day, offering five additional missions for $2.99. Two more mission packs, "Mutant Rampage" and "Beyond Despair," release on February 25 and March 11, respectively, each containing 20 more missions a piece, priced at $8.99. D3 Publisher has additionally stated that these packs will be made available in a bundle at an unspecified date.

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Review: Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon (3DS) photo
Review: Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon (3DS)
by Chris Carter

I remember my first episode of Adventure Time. It randomly came on the TV one day and I had no idea what it was -- but I couldn't stop watching. There was something about the show that kept my eyes glued to the screen, watching best pals Finn and Jake battle the "evil" Ice King to save princesses from all across the Land of Ooo.

Years later and I've seen every episode of the show, and I still can't predict what will happen on any given week, or what new endearing character I might meet. To me, that's the mark of something special.

Sadly, the new Adventure Time 3DS game is the opposite of everything the show stands for.

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4:30 PM on 11.19.2013

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon gets a launch trailer

In case it slipped under your radars, Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! has a quick new launch trailer to remind you that this is a thing that came out today among all the awesome stuff launching thes...

Brett Zeidler



Review: Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land photo
Review: Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Land
by Chris Carter

Regular Show is one of my favorite programs on TV right now. It took the simple Beavis and Butthead setup of two slackers getting through their day-to-day routine, and added a bit of '80s and retro sheen to it, alongside a cast of likeable characters.

Imagine my excitement when I found out that WayForward would be handling an old-school 3DS platformer called 8-Bit Land with the Regular Show IP, which is pretty much a perfect fit. After playing it however my excitement has been tempered considerably, but it still has a few tricks up its sleeve to offer the most hardcore of retro fans a good time.

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11:00 PM on 10.28.2013

Earth Defense Force 2025 touches down in February 2014

Strike Force Lighting, EDF Operations here. The ravagers are preparing for another attack run in Earth Defense Force 2025 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The bugs are planning a joint strike on both North America and Europe i...

Kyle MacGregor

7:00 AM on 10.10.2013

Adventure Time gets more friends to explore dungeons with

The upcoming Adventure Time game, Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW, got a new trailer showing off its hub world from where you can boost stats and purchase things, as well as listen to the fully voiced show character...

Steven Hansen

2:00 AM on 10.02.2013

A Marvel Comics themed Puzzle Quest is coming this week

It's been some time since we heard any talk about Puzzle Quest, the "match-3" game with RPG mechanics, but a new edition of the game is suddenly upon us. Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign will release Thursday, October 3 f...

Conrad Zimmerman

8:30 AM on 08.16.2013

New Adventure Time game gets 3DS-only collector's edition

The upcoming Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW! looks great. I enjoyed my hands-on time with the game, which has gone in a decidedly different direction from the Zelda II-styled Hey Ice King! Why'd You ...

Steven Hansen

5:00 AM on 08.09.2013

Onechanbara Z: Kagura with NoNoNo! coming to PS3

Hey! Remember the Onechanbara series? You know, the game featuring bikini wearing vampire sisters fighting zombies and stuff. Onechanbara Z: Kagura came out for the Xbox 360 a while ago, but it's now finally heading to the PlayStation 3 in Japan. This is an enhanced port, featuring NoNoNo from the Dream Club Zero games. Onechanbara Z: Kagura With NoNoNo! debut trailer, screenshots [Gematsu]

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Regular Show game is an amalgam of old-school genres photo
Regular Show game is an amalgam of old-school genres
by Steven Hansen

Not to be outdone by its contemporary, Adventure Time, and the upcoming Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!, Cartoon Network toon Regular Show is getting a long-titled game of its own, Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby In 8-Bit Land.

In Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby In 8-Bit Land, Mordecai and Rigby get transported into some of their favorite video games. The duo will have to use their best skills and unique abilities to traverse the various challenges to escape and return home in this ‘eggscellent’ journey.

I'm less familiar with Regular Show than I am Adventure Time, having only caught a few episodes of the former, but Destructoid's own Tony Ponce raves about the show ad nauseam. In the linked piece, in fact, Tony notes the show's predilection towards retro games, which is quite appropriate for 8-Bit Land. I may not be all that familiar with the show, but I'm more than familiar with the genres it's employing.

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1:30 PM on 07.17.2013

Exploring Adventure Time's dungeon because I DON'T KNOW

WayForward is coming with a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, but it's not quite a sequel. Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW is a multiplayer dungeon crawler and, in...

Steven Hansen

7:45 PM on 06.24.2013

Scope these Adventure Time, Regular Show game covers

As you've already heard, WayForward is helming another pair of Cartoon Network games. There is Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!, a follow-up to last year's Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!,...

Tony Ponce

10:30 AM on 05.14.2013

New Adventure Time game coming, will be multi-platform

A GameFly listing appeared yesterday, reconfirming the existence of the upcoming Regular Show videogame. D3Publisher has put out a press release this morning officially announcing Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-Bit Lan...

Tony Ponce

10:00 PM on 05.13.2013

Regular Show for 3DS appears on GameFly

Mad Man Mordo and the Mysterious Mr. R are gonna take you down, and I'm not talkin' downtown, I'm talkin' six feet underground! ARRRRRG! As we learned early last month, D3 will be publishing a Regular Show videogame, though n...

Tony Ponce



A Regular Show game is happening! Yeah-yuh! photo
A Regular Show game is happening! Yeah-yuh!
by Tony Ponce

In what may very well be the greatest news of 2013 thus far, D3Publisher has announced a partnership with Cartoon Network to publish games based on the greatest television program about a pair of retro-gaming slackers who still live like it's the 80s. D3 most recently handled the distribution of the WayForward-developed Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!, and all parties are hoping that some of that same magic will carry over to Cartoon Network's other prime time giant.

I've been waiting for this announcement ever since I was fortunate enough to interview series creator J.G. Quintel almost exactly one year ago. Regular Show is a vehicle for J.G. to incorporate all his favorite old-school pastimes, from cheesy 80s action movies to SEGA Master System gaming. A videogame -- and I don't mean those quick-and-dirty Flash games that flood the CN site -- in the spirit of his childhood favorites is the next logical frontier.

J.G. told me that if there ever was a Regular Show game, he would love for it to be either a classic brawler or a funky rougelike similar to ToeJam & Earl. Both styles sound like they could offer a wealth of possibilities, so I hope that D3 strongly considers those options when it shops around for a developer.

D3PUBLISHER AND CARTOON NETWORK TO DEVELOP AND PUBLISH GAMES BASED ON REGULAR SHOW [D3Publisher via Shacknews]

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