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Genyo Takeda, creator of Punch-Out!!, retires from Nintendo

Veteran hardware developer Genyo Takeda, one of the longest tenured employees of Nintendo, has decided to retire after 45 years. The open position will be filled by Ko Shiota. On top of developing consoles like the Wii, Takeda created hit g...   read

 
 
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Review: The Walking Dead: A New Frontier: Thicker than Water

[This review contains spoilers for The Walking Dead Season One and Tales from the Borderlands.] When I said A New Frontier was shaping up to be the most consistently good Telltale game since the first season of The Walking Dead, some t...   read

 
 

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How is the community's Persona 5 social life?

I hope you've spent these past three weeks pouring your heart and soul into Persona 5, because the time has come. I've been teasing the end of this website for a while now, talking about how the fibers of civilization that hold this communi...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia storms Japan

A quartet of new titles have finally topped Monster Hunter XX in Japan, with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia leading the charge. Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition, including all the DLC, joins a new Pro Yakyuu an...   read

 
 
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Atlus has a slight change of heart regarding Persona 5 streaming

Along with restricting use of the PlayStation 4's built-in share feature for Persona 5, earlier this month Atlus issued harsh guidelines for folks who still intended to stream the game or upload footage. It was the kind of thing reviewers w...   read

 
 
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Don't get your hopes up for Alien: Isolation 2

In recent days, rumors have been abound that Creative Assembly was working on Alien: Isolation 2. It started with Official PlayStation Magazine writing (as reported by PlayStation Universe) "Our sources tell us that after work is finished o...   read

 
 
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Hacker teen responsible for attacks on Sony, Minecraft, Microsoft jailed for two years

Adam Mudd, who created DDoS tool Titanium Stresser at age 16, has been sentenced to two years in jail, The Guardian reports. Titanium Stresser, "carried out more than 1.7 [million] attacks on websites including Minecraft, Xbox Live and Micr...   read

 
 
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Podtoid is recording, ask us questions!

We're recording Podtoid this fine afternoon and then I'm going to go watch Perfect Blue on the big screen for kicks. Please send us enough questions that we fear for our lives and sanity. You can leave them right in the comments or email us...   read

 
 
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Localizer asks to be left off credits after developer removes accidental KKK reference

Localization is the process of adapting incidental details of a work to better fit the region it is being exported to. Sometimes it is done inelegantly, like when Pokemon's Brock holds a handful of onigiri (rice balls wrapped with dried sea...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon goes more unrealistic than ever with upcoming Hot Wheels add-on

Forza Horizon is a series that has always been rooted in the vaguely possible. Forza Motorsport is the simulation-heavy style where cars do what cars would do. Horizon is where you suspend your disbelief just a little bit be...   read

 
 


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Ready at Dawn's Deformers has had one troubled launch

Did you know that the studio behind The Order: 1886 has a new game out? It's true. Released last week, Deformers is an altogether different concept from Ready at Dawn, trading out a cinematic romp through alternate-history London for little...   read

 
 
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Hover: Revolt of Gamers is launching on May 31

It has been quite some time since we last reported on Hover: Revolt of Gamers. While I somewhat remember the announcement of the Jet Set Radio inspired indie game, I didn't realize it had been available on Early Access for almost two years....   read

 
 
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May's PS Plus lineup is somewhat decent

Seeing as how Microsoft set the bar pretty low level for May's Games with Gold, I guess Sony didn't need to do much to top them. While you could argue that the games on offer for Xbox One and 360 are better than this list, at least there ar...   read

 
 
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PSA: Persona 5's free swimsuit DLC is out now

If you're knee deep in Persona 5 but feel like you haven't accomplished much yet, I feel you. It's a long ass video game, made even longer when you're compelled to re-run dungeons to level up and wander around Tokyo aimlessly trying to cour...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda is now 33% off for PS4 and Xbox One

We are now a solid month (give or take) past the release of BioWare's Mass Effect: Andromeda and, as if on cue, the game is getting a big price cut on physical copies of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions at GameStop. The ubi...   read

 
 
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Yup, Call of Duty: WWII has Nazi Zombies

Just as I thought the Call of Duty: WWII reveal event was winding down and I could tune out, Sledgehammer Games started talking about co-op and horror elements. Then this ugly mug popped up. Ah, gotcha. Nazi Zombies. "Our co-operative mode...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata's 2B outfit comes to Gravity Rush 2 next month

Even if it's not in the form of substantial expansions, I'm glad that Sony is still somewhat supporting Gravity Rush 2 -- the longer this game is in the spotlight, the better. Although most of that love has come in the form of costumes that...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: WWII is officially launching on November 3, here is a trailer

That special Call of Duty reveal event is currently going on and it's full of cliched behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with people feigning excitement for the new game. It's basic marketing 101 stuff, but we did get a reveal trailer...   read

 
 
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The underwhelming contents of a seemingly-unopenable chest in Breath of the Wild have at last been revealed

Between Breath of the Wild's Aris Beach and Clarnet Coast lies an unassuming, yet somewhat mysterious, chest. At first glance, it appears to be just like every other metallic chest that's submerged underwater, although this one al...   read

 
 
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Get a new look at Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

Man, I'm chomping at the bit to try Final Fantasy XII again. I've cleared it twice -- once at launch, and I had another go around four years back, but the new visuals, presumably quicker load times, and the International Version conten...   read

 
 
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New 3DS XL refurb units $30 off at Nintendo's outlet store

Head over to GameStop right now and try to buy a pre-owned New Nintendo 3DS XL unit. You'll pay a whopping $189.99. A minuscule $10 in savings from brand-new pricing at $199.99. It's an enticing deal that makes us wonder how GameStop compet...   read

 
 
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Three Fields announces Danger Zone, a spiritual successor to Burnout's crash mode

Three Fields Entertainment is a company most of you are probably not familiar with. Created by the heads of old-school Criterion Games, Fiona Sperry and Alex Ward, they've only released Dangerous Golf and Lethal VR thus far, but that is goi...   read

 
 
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Awesomenauts is going free-to-play at last

On May 24, the 2D MOBA Awesomenauts is finally, thankfully going free-to-play. That's a while from now, though. Why make the announcement so early? Ronimo is gearing up for the free-to-play transition with a beta update for current players ...   read

 
 
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Review: Scanner Sombre

Scanner Sombre is the exact kind of game that's nearly impossible to write about. Or, it's the kind of game that's nearly impossible to write about without feeling guilty. It's very much an experimental piece, and getting any amount of...   read

 
 
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These Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite screenshots show off more of its worrying art style

Since I'm a huge Versus series stan (more crossovers please), I pretty much spent the bulk of the day yesterday hyping myself up over Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's story trailer and info. But after letting it sink in, I realized there may b...   read

 
 



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