It seems as if the promise of a stellar looking Metroidvania was good enough, as Discord Games has met their lofty $150,000 Kickstarter goal for Chasm with five days left. Stretch goals are now possible, including a digital a... more
We've covered Dontnod's upcoming Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game, Remember Me, a fair bit before, with a meaty first look, a shorter preview and even an interview with the game's creative director, Jean-Max Moris. B... more
Last night we told you that the Max Factory figma Link and figma Samus figures are getting reprinted. The good news keeps on rolling on through as the Zero Suit Samus figure based on Metroid: Other M is also coming back!
The ... more
It's our old friends: Max Factory's figma Link and figma Samus! These sexy poseable figurines were all the rage when they released last year, and they quickly sold out. If you missed that window, it was off to ... more
The world of Chinese bootleg software is a fascinating one. Sometimes, these wares go beyond mere copies to exhibit a healthy amount of sheer effort. You are no doubt aware of the Famicom demake of Final Fantasy VII, which t... more
A fresh-faced dev called Combit Studios recently announced plans to do a proper River City Ransom sequel for Western audiences. If you happen to live in Japan, that news probably wasn't anything special, considering you get a... more
Rockstar Games primary goal with Grand Theft Auto V was to create the ultimate open world game. They're putting everything they've learned from their history with developing open world experiences, and have created their bigg... more
The Legend of Heroes: Sen no Kiseki is still in the works for Japan for the PS3 and Vita, and after looking at the great new screenshots in the newest update of the official website, I've decided to just be happy for them. I ... more
The next game to get the LEGO treatment is Marvel, and this new teaser trailer for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes shows off some of the 100 characters you'll be playing with. The teaser also ends with Galactus's giant shadowing ec... more
Tom and Tony Cannon have had quite the impact on the fighting game community with contributions like the Evolution Championship Series, the GGPO middleware for online play, and Shoryuken.com. For over a year, the duo has bee... more
Blizzard has opened up pre-orders for the PlayStation 3 version of Diablo III which is, rather strangely, starting to sound more and more like the Diablo I would've liked to have played nearly a year ago on PC and Mac. The pr... more
A box arrived for me today, and I had a good idea of what it was. Not only was I expecting Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut to arrive today, the package absolutely stank of raw coffee and toothpaste. It could only be one th... more
Techland, the folks behind Dead Island, Call of Juarez and others, have just announced their next title, a co-op first-person slasher called Hellraid. This game is coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 later this year.&nbs... more
Despite Spike Chunsoft showing some interest in bringing Conception 2 to western shores, it seems doubtful this Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita game will ever manage to escape from Japan. A bizarre dungeon crawler... more
A little over a month since the launch of Operation 'Zombie Bunker', Nordic and The Farm 51 have launched Hell & Damnation's fourth piece of DLC, which can be downloaded on Steam for £2.99/$3.99/ €3.99.
Dark Horse has announced a new Halo comic mini-series called Halo: Initiation and is set to follow Spartan IV Sarah Palmer. The comic is being written by Halo 4 writer and comic veteran Brian Reed, while the artwork is being ... more
Fresh off the news that the new Deadpool game will be launching at a cheaper pricepoint, two new characters have been revealed: Mr. Sinister, and Psylocke. As a major fan of both of them, I hope they have an interesting role ... more
I bought a coffee table earlier this year. I big, shiny, attractive one. Never had one before, but I knew I needed one for all of these beautiful videogame art books I've been collecting. I've got lots of Japanese imports, a ... more
Platinum Games is back for round two of their DLC offerings for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, as Blade Wolf is set for a May 9th release in Japan, with an inevitable international date to follow soon.
An international pric... more
LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes is now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The game offers both a classic or use the new touch screen specific control scheme. You can also unlock characters the normal way or... more
DeNA's Transformers: Legends is now out for free on Apple's App Store and the Google Play store. Players can build a team of Autobots or Decepticons as they go through two storylines, or fight with other people in the versus... more
2K Marin's first-person XCOM reboot, first shown in 2010, has undergone some changes:
1) It's now a third-person tactical shooter slated for a $59.99 retail release on August 20 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
2) ... more
The Wii U version 3.0.0 update went live a short while ago, introducing a host of fixes and other significant tweaks. Of all the new features introduced, the one I'm most excited about is NO MORE OVERSCAN!!! WOOOOOOO!
That ma... more
A week doesn't go by without Nintendo announcing about a dozen new colors and designs for the 3DS in Japan. Meanwhile, Americans and Europeans get fed scraps once every blue moon. We may be getting the Animal Crossing XL, but... more
Project TriForce is at it again, making detailed replicas of some of our favorite game items. Joining the M-3 Predator are three more full-scale replica weapons from the Mass Effect series, including the M-77 Paladin, the Get... more
Nintendo made Miiverse accessible via PC and mobile browsers yesterday, giving you the chance to interact with the (not so wide) Wii U online community while away from your console. But as Nintendo notes at the bottom of the ... more
The currently Japan-only release of God Eater 2 has some new screens to show off today, and in usual fashion, they highlight the game's oversized set of weapons. There's some crazy stuff on offer here, like giant swords, claw... more
Wouldn't it be cool to own every Game Boy Advance cartridge ever? It's still one of my favorite systems, and I've become obsessed with owning as many carts as possible these last few years. Trips to Japan have me bringing bac... more
Spicy Horse, the folks behind Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, calls their new game, Hell Invaders, a hybrid of collectible card gaming and RTS. That sounds delightful. They made hell sound delightful.
Hell Invaders isn't the final n... more
Remember when we briefly mentioned that non-posable Sigma figure during the announcement of Ultimate Armor X? Well we have final confirmation pictures compliments of the Tamashii Nations Facebook, and it's pretty damn badass.... more
Even without Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami's name so prominently attached to The Evil Within, I like to believe that I'd still be this eager to see more of the upcoming PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and next-ge... more
Nintendo's fiscal year 2013 report was just released today, and the details are... well... umm... they're certainly something alright. Neither hot nor cold. Just... there.
For the year ending on March 31, 2013, Nintendo poste... more
Cheerio, you sexy adventure game. Deponia's pretty groovy, just ask our (presumably) gun-toting Texan, Mr. Pinsof, who's been enjoying the series quite a bit. But all good things must come to an end, and with Goodbye Deponia&... more
Running on places like Tumblr and Twitter is a new meme: Videogame / movie / book covers recreated using only clip art and Comic Sans font. The results are... well... check out for yourself in the gallery below.
I would total... more
The marketing of booby ninja school girl brawler series Senran Kagura is simply outrageous. Branded tissue boxes? Facepalm worthy. Themed desserts? Fairly creative. Cell phone charms? Well, that doesn't sound so bad...
... oh... more
Born Ready Games is leveraging the work it put into space combat game Strike Suit Zero, which our own Fraser awarded a 7.5 out of 10, to create a spinoff title. Dropping on Steam this Tuesday for $6.99, Strike Suit Infin... more
Rockman-Unity in Japan recently revealed that X's Ultimate Armor form would be the newest star in Bandai's D-Arts Mega Man toy line. We now have pictures of the figure in the flesh -- so to speak -- and my goodness, does it l... more
Anybody test out the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro yet? Is it the cat's knees and the bee's pajamas? How does it stack up to the original Circle Pad Pro?
For a certain set of Japanese gamers, the stock devices are hella weaksauce. Mo... more
The Metroidvania-inspired indie platformer A.N.N.E. has launched a Kickstarter, and unlike other massive projects floating around right now asking for millions of dollars, the goal is only $70,000. At the time of writing, it... more
We knew this was coming. Metal Gear Solid gets another package, this time bringing together games Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition, Peace Walker HD Edition, the VR Missions, and... more
It's been a while since we shared a piece from our artsy pal Zac Gorman, but his latest deserves your attention. Based on the famous opening scene from The Legend of Zelda, this comic turns what we thought we knew completely ... more
The Sonic / Mega Man comic crossover series "Worlds Collide" is well underway, and it's like I'm back in elementary school. Just seeing these two blue titans together on the same page is enough to make me go over the moon. An... more
By the time Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is released, it will have been two and half years from the original's debut on the Wii. So what has changed in that time? Well, not a whole lot, and that's not a bad thing. Donkey Ko... more
On Tuesday, owners of the VIP Season Pass for Gears of War: Judgment will get more mileage out of their purchase with the arrival of a second map pack named Call to Arms. Everyone else can get this multiplayer content on Apri... more
Square Enix has shared a massive info and picture dump for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Head over to the official site and check out the Armoury tab to find both the Jobs and Classes sections of the site. From there you... more
Bethesda may be done with Skyrim now, but the fans will never be stop. Mods will continue to come, like this latest one by modder Higeyoshi that adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Skyrim.
I'm not going to be sleeping we... more
Street Fighter X Tekken? Old hat. Street Fighter X Mega Man? Yesterday's news. Hell, even Street Fighter X Hello Kitty has been done! Where do we go from here?
Artist Abraham Lopez dove into the Disney Vault for inspiration, ... more
Ellen Page. Polygons. Emotions. Mature. Beyond.
On a related note, David Cage and Ms. Page will be screening Beyond: Two Souls at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 27. Because it's a movie, I guess.
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For Phoenix Wright's grand return to the courtroom in Japan this summer, Capcom has put together a number of limited edition bundles to sell on the e-Capcom store. For ¥9990 (~$102), you get a copy of the game, three alte... more
Dying for some true "next-gen" monster hunting and are not satisfied with a mere remastered up-port? Put your worries to bed, because here comes Monster Hunter Online, an exciting new PC installment powered by CryENGINE 3 an... more