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Octodad

Octodad on Vita will have same-screen co-op


Haha, what a cluster
May 21
Young Horses, the developer of Octodad, has noted that the Vita version of the game will be released on May 26. It'll cost you $14.99, but since it features Cross-Buy, a PS4 purchase already netted you the Vita version for fr... read
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Freedom Wars

Use today's PSN flash sale as an opportunity to get Freedom Wars


One of the best games on the platform
May 15
Freedom Wars is pretty great. Our own Brett Zeidler loved it, I loved it, and now it's on sale today on the PSN for $4.80, down from $29.99. Other discounted Vita games for today's Flash Sale include Nidhogg, The Walking Dead... read
Forgotten Memories review photo
Horror-ible controls
Survival horror has always been one of my favorite genres, with Silent Hill being the absolute king. When I heard about a game inspired by and with voice actors from Silent Hill 2, arguably the best in the series, I was ... read feature

Afterbirth update photo
Afterbirth update

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth expansion to feature new transformations, ruin my life


Norman Bates chic
Apr 28
Well I'm doomed. The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth expansion, Afterbirth, is going to include a whopping eight new transformations to discover, experiment with, and obsess over. I'm already addicted to transforming into Guppy the... read
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ATLUS

NIS announces a bushel of Atlus games for Europe


RPGs and tigers and bears! Oh my!
Apr 14
Poor European Atlus fans... They're always so upset. I wish I could brighten their day somehow. Oh, hey, what's this? A press release from NIS... Four Atlus titles coming to Europe? Hot damn! Apparently Shin Megami ... read
Flame Over photo
Sound the alarm
Roguelikes suck. They don't suck as in they are horrible to play. They suck for me because they're so damn hard. But in this genre, that's part of the challenge. For whatever reason, our gamer brains desire to overcome the im... read feature

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But hopefully, you'll have two to play with
There’s something serene about exploring a desolate place for the first time. Too often in games I find myself dropped into an environment, expected to pick up the pieces quickly to achieve a goal and left with little t... read feature

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Tearaway

Tearaway Unfolded looks to be a summer release


Summer drought be damned
Feb 28
Now the former head of audio at Media Molecule, Kenneth Young has revealed that the PS4 not-really-a-port version of Tearaway is coming this summer. After announcing that he was leaving Media Molecule to work for Media Molecule as an audio contractor, Young let his followers know that Tearaway Unfolded is set to ship this summer. read
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Flame Over

Flame Over fires up the Vita this March


Time to channel your inner Kurt Russell
Feb 25
The Vita means life. And what a life it's having. Even though its overall sales pale in comparison to the likes of the 3DS, the system is an indie lovers dream and is home to some of the most underrated games in the past few... read
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PlayStation Plus

Transistor, Yakuza 4, Thief coming to PlayStation Plus


Things are looking up!
Jan 29
Boy howdy, next month's PlayStation Plus lineup is exciting. Starting February 3, PS Plus subscribers will have access to Transistor and Apotheon on PS4, Yakuza 4 and Thief for PS3, Kick & Fennick on Vita, and Rogue Legac... read
PSN photo
PSN

Sony apologizes for recent PSN outage, gives us a few goodies


They're small, but appreciated
Jan 01
Sony has responded to the PSN outage that happened over the holidays, and you're probably getting something extra because of it. For starters, all PlayStation Plus members will have their membership extended by five days auto... read
Waifu bartending photo
Also, racist talking corgis
I love Catherine. Part of the reason is its block puzzles. Part of the reason is its small scale, with most playable segments taking place in the homey bar Stray Sheep. VA-11 HALL-A--or Valhalla--is that same sort of ba... read feature

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Criminal Girls

Criminal Girls: Invite Only up for parole in February 2015


Doin' time and the living's easy
Nov 26
You may remember Criminal Girls: Invite Only as the game we covered back in July two different times where it was briefly suggested the game shouldn't be localized. But that's only because I didn't write the post, because I'm... read
Mind Zero photo
Where is my mind?
At a glance, it's easy to look at Mind Zero and compare it to the Persona series given its art style and the narrative advertised within early trailers and promotional materials. And you wouldn't be incorrect in declaring tha... read feature

Nidhogg comes to PS4 photo
Nidhogg comes to PS4

Stabby, stabby: Nidhogg hits the PS4 and Vita today


Is that a mythical serpent in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?
Oct 14
Today is the release date for the PS4 and Vita ports of the indie hit Nidhogg, meaning there has never been a better time to stab your friends in the face and sacrifice yourself to a giant worm-serpent. read
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Akiba, strip!
When you're faced with imminent danger, what's the first thing you do? Do you gear up to fight back? Do you see if you can land the first punch? Or do you take all of your clothing off? I'm guessing that's a pretty uncommon r... read feature

Gravity Rush  photo
Gravity Rush

Check out this gorgeous Gravity Rush figure


Kat's never looked so good
Sep 09
Kat from the excellent PlayStation Vita game Gravity Rush has been lovingly sculpted into this new figure from maker President Japan. She's dressed in her original black costume with cape and is accompanied by Dusty, and whil... read
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'Perfection' isn't the word
The Hyperdimension Neptunia series is a polarizing one. Some find Compile Heart’s thinly-veiled parodies of the game industry engaging and painfully adorable, and flock to it for an abundance of fanservice. Others run f... read feature

Danganronpa 2 photo
Danganronpa 2

Weirdos abound in this latest batch of Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair screens


Seriously, lots of weirdos
Aug 15
What can I say? It's a screenshot kind of day. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair is on the horizon, and NIS definitely doesn't want us to forget about it. Especially with the amount of weirdos in the game, as evidenced above.&nb... read
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Murasaki Baby

Akira Yamaoka creating an exclusive track for Murasaki Baby


Love the composer, not so sure about the game
Aug 13
Akira Yamaoka, Silent Hill soundtrack wizard and all-around awesome composer (Snatcher, Killer is Dead, and many others) has created an exclusive music track for the upcoming side-scrolling game Murasaki Baby. Yamaoka paired... read
Bullet Girls photo
Bullet Girls

Panties, bras, and firearms abound in Bullet Girls


Additional details emerge about the power of the undergarment
Jul 31
In D3 Publisher and Shade's upcoming action shooting game Bullet Girls, you'll play as the girls of the Ranger Corps, training to become frontline soldiers for the military. Some of the training is a bit unorthodox, with a go... read
Unfinished Swan PS4 photo
Unfinished Swan PS4

It looks like The Unfinished Swan is flying to PS4, Vita


Korean ratings authority lists the marvelous puzzler for new platforms
Jul 20
This month, the Korean Game Rating Board issued classifications for PlayStation 4 and Vita versions of The Unfinished Swan, foreshadowing a potential cross-platform release. Giant Sparrow's first-person puzzler initially rele... read
Tokyo Twilight photo
Tokyo Twilight

Tell us how you really feel: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters headed for North America


Who ya gonna call?
Jul 05
Aksys Games has seen fit to grace us with a North American release of Arc System Works' Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, a delightfully strange visual novel that looks quite intriguing. Nobuo Uematsu is responsible for the musi... read
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Class of Heroes 2G

Class of Heroes 2G is getting a scant few physical copies


Better pre-order if you want in on this production run
Jul 04
Class of Heroes 2G, a dungeon-crawling RPG playable on PlayStation 3, Vita, or PSP, will be receiving a run of limited edition boxed copies. After pre-orders for the physical editions cease on July 25, there will be no additi... read
Mutant Blobs photo
Mutant Blobs

Snag Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack on PS3 starting today


I've had it with these mutant blobbing aliens on this mutant blobbing planet
Jun 18
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack was one of the first games I ever picked up for my Vita, and I still find myself going back to it from time to time. Today, it's available via PS3 for the first time, so you can save civ... read
Vita photo
Vita

New Vita Super Value Packs coming to Japan


I could think of some better games for the packs, honestly
Jun 04
The original Vita models are all so boring and plain. Why not spruce them up with a little color? Japan gets the cool stuff again (as usual) with the launch of Red & Black and Blue & Black models being sold as part... read
REVIEWS! photo
Plus World End Economica
Reviewer? I hardly know her! This week's reviews in review goes out to Steven Hansen. Check out the video and all the reviews below. read feature

REVIEWS! photo
And more!
Look, E3 is coming up soon and that means we're about to get super excited about games. Let's take a minute and be thankful for the games we have right now, ok? read feature

REVIEWS! photo
Plus The Walking Dead, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
Hey, what are you doing here! There's a ton of good games that came out this week! No wait, come back and watch this video for a couple of minutes, read the article, then you can go play those games. read feature

Review recap photo
Plus Tesla Effect, Raiden IV: Overkill
Hey some dude in the comments said I should do this drunk so Max made me drink malt liquor. Anyway here are the reviews I reviewed last week (as well as a couple more that went up after the video). read feature







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