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Namco Bandai teases a 'major' Dark Souls III announcement next week

I still dabble in Dark Souls III these days, even if I've exhausted basically everything in terms of major content, but it's not the same. I pine for the days where I'm playing it constantly, and later this year it looks like I'll get ...   read

 
 
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I've met someone and I think I'm in love, his name is Owlboy

I got a sneak preview press demo of D-Pad Studio's Owlboy, a retro-inspired action adventure game that has been in development for eight years having started in 2008 (to put that in perspective No Man's Sky began development in 2012)....   read

 
 
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The next Nioh demo will run from August 23 to September 6

This week at gamescom, Koei Tecmo has provided some updated information on the second Nioh demo, which will once again be held on the PS4 platform. The second "beta demo" will start on August 23, and will run through September 6, at which p...   read

 
 
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Konami begins work on killing Metal Gear with 'Metal Gear Survive'

There's another Metal Gear game on the way, and it of course won't feature the talents of Hideo Kojima. No, Konami is developing a "co-op stealth game" with "familiar Metal Gear themes," set for a 2017 release on PC, PS4 and Xbox ...   read

 
 
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Neo Cortex seems to be joining Crash Bandicoot in the next Skylanders

Looks like another retail goof, fellas! GameStop accidentally put up a listing for the "Crash" edition of Skylanders Imaginators (which was also leaked on the official website before E3), which has confirmed yet another character cross...   read

 
 
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Review: Hitman: Bangkok

Hitman has been getting run through the wringer over the past five months, and it has almost nothing to do with its gameplay. No, the core is pretty sound -- a natural evolution of the "find and kill" staple it helped define in 20...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6 gets a whopping nine new characters

The latest issue of Famitsu reveals nine new characters you will encounter in Hiroshima. They will be shown on Sega’s Sega-Nama live stream on August 23. Yakuza 6 is set to release on December 8, 2016 in Japan with no confir...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Kingdom Hearts III on Nintendo NX?

[Update: Perhaps unsurprisingly, EB Games Australia has claimed via its Twitter account that KHIII was never listed for pre-order and that the image is fake.]EB Games Australia recently listed Kingdom Hearts III on its web-store for $1...   read

 
 
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Paper Mario: Color Splash details its Super Sentai team

Paper Mario: Color Splash lets Toads finally get their due, but in a rather unexpected way. A new video (which seems to be the first in a series, unless it's an elaborate joke) shows off the "Rescue V" squad, which are basically a Supe...   read

 
 
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It's shocking how much better Slain is now

Admittedly, I've been slow to revisit Slain. The real metal, real arcade-y hack-and-slash platform game disappointed seemingly everyone who played it at launch back in March, especially folks who chipped in for the Kickstarter. Despite sign...   read

 
 
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MercurySteam is bringing Raiders of the Broken Planet to gamescom

MercurySteam is following up its work on Castlevania: Lords of Shadow for Konami with an original sci-fi "shooting and brawling" game called Raiders of the Broken Planet, which I've liked the sound of it so far. Today, we're getting a look...   read

 
 
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Another serene look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Temple of Time

In terms of substance, there's admittedly not too much going on in this latest video for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. But Nintendo's audio folks have worked their magic again and, like the E3 2016 trailer that I still occasiona...   read

 
 
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Mafia III's city has a lot of districts, and they're all really stabby

"Ah yes, Pointe Verdun. The entire district runs on whisky and rage," this new Mafia III video matter-of-factly states. After watching the whole clip, the whisky part might be the only thing that makes Pointe Verdun stand out. Violenc...   read

 
 
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New Akiba's Beat trailer introduces its main characters

Akiba's Beat is the upcoming successor to Akiba's Trip (not released outside Japan) and Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed by Acquire. It is set to release on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita sometime in 2016. Like its predecessors, Beat will be...   read

 
 
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God Eater 2: Rage Burst looks great in 60fps

Although Monster Hunter generally steals the spotlight, there are a lot of other great action RPGs out there like Freedom Wars, which is one of my favorites of the genre. The God Eater series is another unsung hero in the west, bu...   read

 
 
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Three years later, there's still no sign of Deep Down

We've been hearing about Capcom's Deep Down for a while now. How long is a "while" -- well, try over three years. Each time they're asked about it the publisher seems to still acknowledge it, even if we secretly just think it's a code name ...   read

 
 
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Watch the bloody Berserk Warriors in action

We've barely had any footage of Berserk Musou to go off of so far (information has come mostly in the way of screens and teasers), but Koei Tecmo is starting to roll out the character videos, starting with the core protagonist Guts. Ca...   read

 
 
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Galak-Z gets The Void and Arcade Mode on PS4

Galak-Z on PlayStation 4 is catching up with its PC counterpart. As of this week in North America (Europe will have to wait for certification to wrap up), 17-Bit's space-combat title now has The Void, a high-score-chasing survival mode tha...   read

 
 
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Mafia III's Irish underboss looks badass, but he's certainly no anarchist

"An anarchist with no fear." That's how Mafia III's underboss Thomas Burke is described. Except everything that we know about Burke runs contrary to the definition of anarchy. Anarchists are people who don't believe in authority or order. ...   read

 
 
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The next Hitman episode asks you to spend one night in Bangkok

Oddly revealed by way of a music video from "The Class" (the band of the in-game target, Jordon Cross), the next Hitman episode will take place in Bangkok, Thailand. It'll drop on August 16, and will take place at a hotel close to...   read

 
 
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The club can't even handle these Berserk Warriors screens

Several days ago it was confirmed that Zodd will be making his way into Berserk Musou as a playable character (in both his humanoid in Apostle forms), but all we had to go off of was a few old screens of a boss fight and a very low quality ...   read

 
 
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One Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 boss sounds like 'Ass Rock' and I can't stop laughing

Sometimes you just have to let your inner 12-year-old out, and today is one of those days. Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 have unveiled new bosses Asrock and Jibryll, and the former speaks to the aforementioned immature spirit animal. Maybe I...   read

 
 
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Action-RPG Vikings - Wolves of Midgard has mythology going for it

There has been an abundance of action-RPGs that source their stories, settings, and characters from mythology, but I still find myself drawn to them more often than not. Keep 'em coming. That's essentially what's going on here with Vikings...   read

 
 
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Review: Death Road to Canada

Execution is everything. We've seen lots of zombie survival games, and plenty of experiences that build on the classic Oregon Trail formula with one gimmick or another. Heck, there have even been titles that combine the two. But there is on...   read

 
 
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Nosferatu Zodd will be playable in Berserk Warriors!

Previously, we saw media of Nosferatu Zodd in the upcoming Berserk Musou game, but he predictably just looked like a boss fight during the Golden Age arc. Now, by way of Famitsu, we have confirmation that he will be playable! That...   read

 
 
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