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Square Enix shows off new figures at TGS

Square Enix may be best known as video games publisher but the company has its fingers in many pies from manga publishing to running arcade stores in Japan. But aside from their home video games, their next best known products are probably ...

 
 
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Oh yeah, I'm down for Earth Defense Force 5

It wouldn't be Tokyo Game Show for me without a new EDF trailer. It just wouldn't! We've got four and a half minutes of footage from Sandlot's latest entry, Earth Defense Force 5, and it's a hoot. The battle scene at 2:35 with the hulking ...

 
 
 
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The Xbox's original 'Duke' controller is making a comeback

The original Xbox's original controller, the Duke, frightened me at the time. It kinda still does! There's been talk of bringing the gamepad back for Xbox One and Windows 10 and that initiative -- led by Xbox designer Seamus Blackley -- is ...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes' Celica joins Fire Emblem Warriors

Musou games have only gotten better with big licenses like One Piece, Berserk, and The Legend of Zelda taking the exaggerated beat 'em ups and escalating them even further with their own distinct flair. I'm not a huge Fire Emblem fan by an...

 
 
 
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Review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

I think I open up every post I write about the original Kingsman movie like this, but what an effing surprise it was. In a rare occurrence I didn't catch the flick in theaters, and despite the positive reviews I still thought it looked...

 
 
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The new Pokemon game is for babies

I know what you're thinking: all Pokemon games are for babies. And you're right! But the Pokemon Playhouse Android and iPhone app is straight billing itself as the, "first-ever official digital Pokémon experience for preschoolers." ...

 
 
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Mario + Rabbids is the Switch's best-selling third-party game

Contrary to what we've been led to believe, the Rabbids are perfectly welcome in the Mushroom Kingdom. Their invasion hasn't been chaotic and destructive, but prosperous instead. Turns out merging the two wasn't a bad idea at all. According...

 
 
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Watch over 30 minutes of The Evil Within 2 gameplay

You've seen the trailer. You've read Jordan's tepid preview. Now you can watch over a half hour of pure, uncut The Evil Within 2 footage for yourself. It's the classic third step before step four, buying the game and never playing it and p...

 
 
 
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Grab Outlast for free through Humble right now

It's too early for the spooky season, seeing as how autumn doesn't even technically start until tomorrow. And it's really not close to Halloween considering that's at the end of October. This promotion doesn't make a ton of seasonal sense, ...

 
 
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Capcom shows a glimpse of Resident Evil 7's 'Not a Hero' DLC

How do you talk about an epilogue DLC pack without spoiling a relatively new game for potential fans? Earlier this year, Capcom didn't give a flying crap and just spoiled the potential twist ending on their Twitter account. Me, though; I'm ...

 
 
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Four Halo games are backward compatible on Xbox One

A slew of Halo games for Xbox 360 are now playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility, and if you don't own or don't care to mess with The Master Chief Collection, that's darn good news. The timing here works out rather well. I've ...

 
 
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Hijack a Wanzer in Square Enix's Left Alive

The Tokyo Game Show trailer for Left Alive, Square Enix's upcoming Front Mission spin-off shooter, gives us an awesome first look at what the game looks like and how it will play. Footage includes fighting against Wanzers, which you can ev...

 
 
 
 
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Falcom's Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection slips to Fall 2017

As we enter a new season, I'm still rejoicing over the West getting blessed with five Falcom titles. During this great period, I was waiting for XSEED to spill the beans about Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection's release date. Lo and b...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Pokken Tournament DX

The Switch has yet another explosive week, as it's getting a Pokemon game and a beloved indie follow-up. Pokken Tournament DX and SteamWorld Dig 2 debut on the platform, in addition to LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2,...

 
 
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Tip: Join a clan in Destiny 2, even if you mostly play alone

I've seen many folks go clan-less in Destiny 1, and that was perfectly fine. Bungie didn't really have any incentives to join one, and the system itself wasn't even in-game -- but rather, relegated to the unwieldy Bungie.net website. The si...

 
 
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Ears up, Guardian: it's a special Destiny 2 Podtoid episode

Bungie's loved/hated shared world shooter series just saw its second full release with Destiny 2. How'd it turn out? Jordan Devore, Darren Nakamura, and Ray Porreca gathered around the broken fountain on The Farm to talk about luminous engr...

 
 
 




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