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Valkyrie Profile's prequel is sorta out now

Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin, the prequel to the Tri-Ace's classic RPG Vaklyrie Profile, is now available for mobile phones and tablets. Well, it sort of is. You know, in a way. Let me explain. Square Enix released the game via Japan'...

 
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Sorry not sorry

Whispers of the Old Gods expansion now out for Hearthstone sans 'sorry' emote

Well met! Whispers of the Old Gods, the new 134-card expansion for Hearthstone, is now available for you to purchase or spend in-game gold on. Upon your next login, you'll be rewarded with three free packs with the first pack you open conta...

 
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First peek at the Valkyrie Profile prequel

For the past week, Square Enix has been teasing Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin, a prequel to Tri-Ace's classic PlayStation 1 role-playing game Vaklyrie Profile for the mobile phones and tablets. Of course, it's been a drip feed. Th...

 
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Elder Scrolls

The Elder Scrolls: Legends is rolling out its PC beta

That free-to-play strategy card game based on The Elder Scrolls? Still happening. Leading into PAX East this weekend, where The Elder Scrolls: Legends will be playable at booth #8021, Bethesda Softworks and Dire Wolf Digital have begun tak...

 
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Aliens vs. Pinball

Zen Studios' latest is Aliens vs. Pinball

It has been some time since I've checked out any of Zen Studios' pinball games, but the Aliens franchise is enough of a draw to grab my attention. Aliens vs. Pinball, a three-table compilation, is coming to consoles, mobile, PC, and Mac th...

 
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BANDAI NAMCO

Tales of Link now available in the West

Two years after its Japanese release, Bandai Namco's mobile role-playing game Tales of Link is finally available in western markets (subtitled in English) via the iOS App Store and Google Play. Despite being a fan of several of the games fr...

 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go beta heads to Australia, New Zealand

Pokémon Go's field test is coming to Oceania this month, developer Niantic Labs announced today. Australia and New Zealand will be the first western countries to get it in on the beta program, which launched exclusively in Japan last...

 
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Miitomo

Get the best Miitomo Drop items without blowing through your coins

Turns out prayer isn't the easiest way to get items in Miitomo Drop. The minigame, stashed in the shop section of Nintendo's recent mobile game Miitomo, offers players a chance at themed items through a pachinko-style game of chance. O...

 
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Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts Unchained X launches in North America this week

Square Enix has announced that Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ, the mobile port of its browser-based Kingdom Hearts χ, will be coming to iOS and Android in North America this week. The announcement was part of an interview wit...

 
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NINTENDO

Nintendo: Miitomo already has 3 million users

Now that Miitomo is out in places other than Japan, it's becoming kind of a big deal. According to Nintendo, over than 3 million people have played the social networking app worldwide, which is an increase of roughly 2 million use...

 
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There's gonna be a goddamn Final Fantasy XV pinball game

I know what you've wondering about Final Fantasy XV ever since it was announced way back when as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Is it going to have a tie-in pinball game for mobile platforms? Well, buddy, let me just tell you something. You bet...

 
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Lara Croft GO, Hitman: Sniper are $1 this weekend

In need of something to new play on the commode? Square Enix Montréal has you covered. The studio is offering deep discounts its mobile catalogue this weekend on the iOS App Store and Google Play, dropping Lara Croft GO and Hitman: S...

 
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PlayStation on mobile

Expect to see more PlayStation properties on mobile

Sony is opening a new division, ForwardWorks, in Tokyo to turn some of its existing PlayStation properties into "full-fledged game titles" for mobile devices in Japan and Asia (at least to start). The company didn't name any likely candidat...

 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go has gyms, egg hatching, and other familiar mechanics

That recent, not-great footage of Pokémon Go was a rude awakening for some people with lofty expectations for Niantic's augmented-reality mobile game, but now the healing process can begin. The company shared some new details about i...

 
Infinite Arms preview
I can't say for certain Activision knew it was stumbling onto a multi-billion dollar idea when it decided, "hey, let's do something with Spyro the Dragon." The 10th Spyro hit DS in 2005. In 2011, Activision introduced Skyland...   read

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NINTENDO

Miitomo is the hottest app in Japan

Many traditional games publishers have tried to succeed on mobile platforms, but few have managed to replicate their success and become fixtures of the iOS and Android marketplaces. Nintendo is off to a hot start, though. The company's firs...

 
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NINTENDO

Nintendo's first mobile game debuts next week

Miitomo is coming to Japan next Thursday, March 17, Nintendo announced today. The Tomodachi Life-esque social networking game will be the first of five mobile applications Nintendo releases over the course of the next year as part...

 
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PvZ card game

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes is a mobile collectible card game

PopCap is taking a break from tower defense for a crack at collectible card gaming with its next Plants vs. Zombies title for iOS and Android, PvZ Heroes. The project "began over two years ago as a paper card game prototype" designed in cre...

 
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POKEMON

New Pokemon game announced for mobile devices

Pokémon Go isn't the only Pokémon mobile game in the works. In addition to Ingress developer Niantic's upcoming augmented reality game, The Pokémon Company has announced a new collaboration with Japanese startup He...

 
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Slashy Souls

Namco's Dark Souls mobile spinoff looks like rubbish

Ah, so this is what Bandai Namco trademarked: an endless runner. Some of you were spot on. Slashy Souls is a mobile title made possible in part by GameStop -- a company supposedly "not attempting" to be a publisher -- that will release on A...

 
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Adventure

Burly Men at Sea is still super cute

Brain&Brain brightened one of my busy event-covering days last year with its charming Scandinavian folktale adventure Burly Men at Sea, but I haven't heard much about it since. It's coming along. There's a cheerful new trailer, for one,...

 
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Idle hands

There's going to be a RuneScape idle game

As far as incremental games go, AdVenture Capitalist was one of the most effective at reeling me in and holding tight. We had such a lovely capture bond for a while there. The team behind that title, Hyper Hippo, is continuing its work in t...

 
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You can now play Lightning Returns on a phone

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is now available for iOS and Android devices in Japan.  The mobile version makes use of streaming technology, offering players a Netflix-style experience where the visual quality and responsiveness...

 
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Saliva swapping

Make out with people of all genders in Smooth Operator

Beardo Games' Smooth Operator is out now on iOS just in time to practice kissing for Valentine's Day. In it, you and a friend, lover, or fuck buddy choose a character from a diverse list, then pick a location to meet and make out. Eac...

 
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Tetsuya Mizuguchi

Rez, Lumines dev's puzzle RPG 18 coming west

If you're a fan of Testuya Mizuguchi's work (Rez, Lumines, Space Channel 5, Child of Eden) and enjoy smartphone games, well buddy, let me tell you, 2016 is looking like one hell of a year. In addition to a pair of new Lumines games coming o...

 
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Final Fantasy IX out now on mobile, PC soon

Final Fantasy IX is now available on iOS App Store and Google Play for a whopping $17. Square Enix announced the PlayStation 1 classic was on its way to PC and mobile devices back in December. There's no word on when, ex...

 
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Lumines

Two new Lumines games are launching this year

Two Lumines games are coming to mobile platforms later this year, Mobcast just announced. One, a paid app tentatively titled Lumines 2016, is expected to launch sometime this summer, while the other, Lumines VS, is planned for a winter rele...

 
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Binding of Isaac

Apple rejects The Binding of Isaac for depicting child abuse

Remember the other day when we reported The Binding of Isaac is coming to iPad? Well, looks like that may not be the case now, as Apple has rejected the game. Apple apparently doesn't allow software depicting violence towards, or abus...

 
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Final Fantasy

Square Enix might bring that Adventures of Mana Vita port to the West after all

Every time I've written about Adventures of Mana, the new Final Fantasy Adventure remake, just about every one of you have clamored for Square Enix to localize the PlayStation Vita version. In case you haven't been following this story, Squ...

 
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The Binding of Isaac

Looks like The Binding of Isaac is coming to iPad

Oh, Edmund McMillen. Oh, Tyrone Rodriguez. You're both such teases. You always seem to have something new to show fans of The Binding of Isaac. Do you ever sleep? Is there perhaps a flying Twitter drone in your house that snaps pictures whe...

 

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Pixie The Fairy

Friendly reminder not to spoil Civil Unless were talking about the actual US Civil War, you can spoil that all you want, everyone had well over a century to catch

 
Dwavenhobble

Will be very Glad when Overwatch is a retail title release as the standard of play will hopefully go I mean it can hardly go down from a Healer running round all game using their crap pistol to try and shoot people and never healing at

 
Perro

Well would you look at the time!

 
TheLimoMaker

Im glad that Sony are releasing their heavy-hitting exclusives this year so that I have enough time to save up for an Xbox One/Scalebound bundle next Though while I think I have it all planned out, Im sure something will f*ck it

 
OverlordZetta

Maybe Power Rangers doesnt need good When Japan decided to make big budget Kamen Rider movies, sure, they had great suits, but they turned Kamen Rider into a teacher hot for student and threw in random idols, nanomachines, and horror subplots!

 
Sr Churros

OOOOOOH YEAH GOT PSO2 RUNNING AGAIN! Expect guide soon!

 
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So this is

 
OrochiLeona

So, a lot of people enjoying Overwatch

 
Larxinostic

Good day to you! The sixth blog in my OST series is live for your Thanks for any feedback! =) It concerns a recent entry in a flagship niche Whatre your favorite less-known game series?

 
TheStantonator

Since I missed the boat on the discussion and with Far Harbor coming out soon, what did everyone think of Fallout 4? I personally found it very repetitive and gave up on it after 30 or so hours having become bored with the go here, kill this

 
jak2364

The Legacy Of Kain series needs a remastered collection cause Im too lazy to use Xpadder for proper controller Ah well, guess Ill crawl on back to my Doom series

 
JuIc3

Got the job I interviewed for, and things are looking good!

 
Parismio

Ugh, overwatch is so hype!

 
gajknight

Hey dudes, is Murdered: Soul Suspect any good? Worth £8? Been eyeing it for ages but always put it

 
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Go to your Youtube library on the left side of the homepage, click on Liked videos, scroll down to the very first video you ever liked, and post it

 
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So, I was on the bus today, and there was this high school kid talking about how he needs to have bad grades, so it fits with the brand identity of his virgining rap Thats a new

 
TheStantonator

Overwatch is the Havent been this addicted to a game since World of

 
Sir Shenanigans

Persona people: is 5, having never played one of the previous games, something I could jump into? In terms of narrative? I just love the look of it, super stylish!

 
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Have a good

 
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Youve been pre-approved for a Marvel Credit Card with 3% cash back rewards when you shop at Oh, what times we live

 
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Theres a rumor on IGN saying NX might use cartridges (though I think they mean carts, like 3DS and My knee-jerk reaction was negative, but thinking about it, Nintendo is a stickler for short load if it works well and is cheap, Im

 
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Civil War? Thats sooooooo last week #UK

 
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So Torch how was Gunbuster? It was Too short, a little too much nudity for my tastes, title mech wasnt in action until end of episode 4 of Action was great But that ending Good lord that

 
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Hot off the rumor mill: Naughty Dogs next project after Uncharted 4 is The Last of Us 2: A Fungus Among

 
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Video game developers are tripping over themselves to make VR games and here I am trying to think of story ideas for an interactive fiction

 
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Its interesting to see that Spider-Man puts a lit cigarette out onto a Latino babys forehead in the opening scene of Civil

 
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I cant believe Nintendo would throw away their three-day Treehouse Livestream to only show That was the best thing ever to come out of E3 coverage!

 
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