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SOMA

SOMA is close to being content complete


It's not better down where it's wetter
Aug 24
// Joe Parlock
Frictional Games’ latest release, the underwater horror game SOMA, is nearly content complete. In a post made on its Facebook page, Frictional explained that in the next week, the game will have all of the major co...
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Electronic Arts

EA moves UK release dates to align with mainland Europe


24 hours early!
Aug 07
// Vikki Blake
Electronics Arts will align its UK release dates with the rest of Europe. This means that rather having to wait for the industry-standard of a Friday here on old Blighty, we'll be able to snag our PAL UK copies a whole day ea...
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Legend of Zelda

Nintendo confirms Zelda Tri Force Heroes 3DS release date


The UK team is totally into this
Aug 05
// Vikki Blake
Nintendo has confirmed the Zelda Tri Force Heroes is coming to the 3DS on October 23. The confirmation came via a late-night tweet from Nintendo UK yesterday. As of yet, only Nintendo UK and Nintendo of Europe has confirmed ...
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Kentucky Route Zero

Kentucky Route Zero Act 4 is 'not canceled'


Christmas in August
Aug 03
// Mike Cosimano
Kentucky Route Zero developer Cardboard Computer has taken to its Twitter account to address the existence of the forthcoming Act IV. The developer is adamant that the game has not been abandoned, even though no concrete rele...

Devils Third photo
Devils Third

Devil's Third coming to Japan this August


Physical copies are exclusive to Amazon
Jun 10
// Jed Whitaker
Nintendo has posted the Devil's Third release date for Japan, revealing that it is coming August 4, just two months after E3. Also, it appears the physical edition will only be available on Amazon. Not much has been sai...
Need for Speed photo
Need for Speed

Did Xbox accidentally leak Need For Speed release date?


Whoopsie
May 28
// Vikki Blake
The Xbox Games Store may have accidentally leaked the release date for EA's latest Need for Speed instalment. According to Reddit, the mistake was rectified and the page pulled pretty sharpish, but not before a clever soul us...
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D photo
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D lands in America April 10


Europe gets its JRPG fix a tad sooner
Feb 06
// Kyle MacGregor
Xenoblade Chronicles 3D arrives in North America starting April 10, Nintendo revealed today. The company also reconfirmed the title's European launch date, April 2. The role-playing game is the first New Nintendo 3DS exclusi...
Wii U / 3DS schedule photo
Wii U / 3DS schedule

Nintendo's 2015 Wii U and 3DS release schedule


Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem still TBD
Jan 29
// Jordan Devore
Steven already brought you the hardware and software sales figures that capped off Nintendo's 2014, so let's take a look at what's ahead for Japanese, European, and North American 3DS and Wii U players. It's release schedule ...
Duck Hunt Wii U photo
Duck Hunt Wii U

Duck Hunt zaps Wii U eShop on December 25


Now with Wii Remote support
Dec 18
// Kyle MacGregor
Three decades after its original release, Duck Hunt is making a return to consoles. The classic shooter is coming to Wii U on December 25, Nintendo of America announced today. Duck Hunt debuted in Japan in 1984 before launchi...
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Code Name: STEAM

Nintendo's Code Name: STEAM launches in March


Just like the white wing dove sings a song, Sounds like she's singing, Whoo...
Dec 05
// Kyle MacGregor
Code Name: STEAM launches on Nintendo 3DS March 13, 2015, Nintendo announced this evening at the Game Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada. The strategy game comes from Fire Emblem developer Intelligent Systems, and will feature both local and online multiplayer.
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NIS America

The Firefly Diary flies to PS Vita in February, 2015


htoL#NiQ
Nov 18
// Kyle MacGregor
Nippon Ichi Software's htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary (yes, that's seriously the title) will launch on February 24, 2015 in North America and in Europe the very next day. The PlayStation Vita puzzler follows a pair of...
Omega Quintet photo
Omega Quintet

Idol RPG Omega Quintet hits PS4 in spring 2015


In a world on the verge of destruction, singing might be their only hope.
Nov 18
// Kyle MacGregor
Omega Quintet is coming to North America and Europe next spring, publisher Idea Factory International announced today. The PlayStation 4 role-playing game stars a group of idols who must save the world from darkness with thei...
BlazBlue PC photo
BlazBlue PC

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend coming to Steam


H2 Interactive unleashes the fighter on PC in December
Nov 16
// Kyle MacGregor
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend is heading to Steam next month, H2 Interactive has announced. It will feature both online and local multiplayer as well as English, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese language options. The pulbishe...
Japanese indie games! photo
Japanese indie games!

Fighter Under Night In-Birth gets a due date for PS3


'Get In-Birthed!'
Nov 13
// Kyle MacGregor
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America on February 24, 2015, localization house Aksys Games announced today. The 2D fighting game was developed by Japanese independent studio French Bread with netcode assistance from BlazBlue maker Arc System Works. The European release is being handled by NIS America, who are also targeting a 2015 launch.
Fantasy Hero Vita photo
Fantasy Hero Vita

Arc System Works action game hits Vita in December


Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy debuts early next month
Nov 12
// Kyle MacGregor
Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy is punching and piledriving to PlayStation Vita in North America on December 2. The action game, developed by Guilty Gear and BlazBlue developer Arc System Works, is said to feature four-player co-op and luchadores. Yes, you'll be able to beat up monsters with the power of friendship and lucha libre moves. Sounds like a romp.
Atelier Shallie photo
Atelier Shallie

PS3 role-player Atelier Shallie comes west this March


More cowbell!
Nov 12
// Kyle MacGregor
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America on March 10, 2015, Koei Tecmo has confirmed. Gust's latest role-playing game will then arrive on European shores a few days later, March 13. Who's ready to get craftin'? Koei Tecmo America [Twitter, Koei Tecmo Europe]
Akiba's Trip PS4 photo
Akiba's Trip PS4

Akiba's Trip coming to PS4 on November 25


The blue bus is callin' us. Driver, where you takin' us?
Nov 05
// Kyle MacGregor
Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed is coming to PlayStation 4 on November 25, XSEED Games unveiled today. The otaku beat-'em-up arrived on PS3 and Vita back in August, and earned a favorable appraisal from our own Bri...
Senran Kagura Cooking photo
Senran Kagura Cooking

Senran Kagura Bon Apptit hits Vita on November 11


Feeling peckish? Pick up a Penguin!
Oct 21
// Kyle MacGregor
Senran Kagura Bon Appétit launches in North America on November 11, Marvelous announced today. The PlayStation Vita exclusive will then arrive in Europe the following day. The rhythm game is a spin-off of "the popular...
Harvest Moon 3DS photo
Harvest Moon 3DS

Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley sprouts November 4


Farm fresh!
Oct 09
// Kyle MacGregor
Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley launches November 4, Natsume announced today. The 3DS farming simulator marks the first occasion Natsume has internally developed a Harvest Moon title. All previous entries in the series came as localizations of Marvelous' Bokujō Monogatari franchise, the latest of which is coming west this winter as Story of Seasons. Natsume [Twitter]
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Captain Toad

Captain Toad tracks treasure starting December 5


Amiibo support coming in 2015
Oct 07
// Kyle MacGregor
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launches in North America on December 5. The Wii U puzzler is based on a minigame from Super Mario 3D World, and sees the eponymous protagonist explore a myriad of locales in search of hidd...
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Plans for ambiibo revealed
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will launch in North America on November 21, Nintendo of America announced today. The fighting game will then release across Europe on December 5. It will support amiibo compatibility at launch. The figures will be available the same day for $12.99 each. Twelve different models will hit shelves at first, with six more coming in December.

Terra Battle photo
Terra Battle

Terra Battle swipes to iOS and Android next week


Final Fantasy creator's free-to-play SRPG arrives October 9
Oct 03
// Kyle MacGregor
Terra Battle launches on iOS and Android devices on October 9, Mistwalker announced today. The tactical role-playing game is the latest brainchild of Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, who drew inspiration from&nb...
Senran Kagura Vita photo
Senran Kagura Vita

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus hits Vita next month


The ninjutsu showdown begins October 14
Sep 19
// Kyle MacGregor
Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus is cutting a trail to North America on October 14, XSEED Games announced today. The PlayStation Vita brawler will strike Europe the very next day. The story is a continuation of Senran Kagura Burst, wherein groups of teenage ninja girls fight one another with stuff like giant frogs and huge stacks of pancakes. You know, because reasons.

Bloodborne comes west on February 6

Sep 18 // Kyle MacGregor
Bloodborne release date photo
Sony also announces a collector's edition, shares new trailer
Bloodborne will launch across North America and Europe starting February 6, Sony has announced. The PlayStation 4-exclusive from Demon's Souls developer From Software will also receive an $80 collector's edition, which inclu...

Final Fantasy Type-0  HD photo
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD releasing in March 2015


Also, check out the first official footage of the PS4, Xbox One version in action
Sep 17
// Kyle MacGregor
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is launching worldwide next March, Square Enix announced today. The remastered role-playing game will debut in North America on March 17, followed by releases in Japan on March 19 and Europe on March 20. The publisher also confirmed a downloadable demo of Final Fantasy XV will come included with the package.
Shantae photo
Shantae

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse launches next month


...in the United States, at least
Sep 16
// Kyle MacGregor
WayForward is targeting a mid-October release for Shantae and the Pirate's Curse in the United States, the developer announced this week via Twitter. No word on a specific date just yet. The studio also indicated the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS platformer will have a later arrival across Europe and Australia due to the localization and submission processes. Please understand. WayForward [Twitter]
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The Evil Within

Rejoice, Europeans as you get to experience The Evil Within early


EU release date moved up to October 14
Sep 03
// Alasdair Duncan
As someone living in the UK, it's super frustrating to see notifications pop up on a console or Steam showing my North American friends playing new releases when I usually have to wait a few more days to get my hands on the s...
Bloodborne photo
Bloodborne

Bloodborne is releasing in Japan on February 5


Global launch shouldn't be too far off
Sep 01
// Steven Hansen
From Software's (Dark Souls) Bloodborne is coming to PS4 in Japan on February 5, 2015.  Given that we expected an early 2015 release for Bloodborne globally, hopefully we won't have to wait too long after that for the North American release. 
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Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2 dated for October 24th


So spooky
Aug 29
// Chris Carter
Nintendo has sent word that Bayonetta 2 will be hitting the Wii U on October 24th. In case you haven't heard of it yet, she'll also gain access to a new "snake transformation" that will let her navigate water, and of cou...
Wasteland 2 photo
Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2 will be released on September 19


Just one month to go for the post-apocalyptic RPG
Aug 19
// Alasdair Duncan
Just a few weeks ago, we let you know that the much anticipated Wasteland 2 was being delayed a few weeks into September. Now we've gotten word from inXile head Brian Fargo that the game will finally be with us on September 1...

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