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Square Enix is reprinting the original NieR in Europe

It doesn't hold up nearly as well mechanically, but if you dug the narrative themes of NieR: Automata, you'll probably dig the original NieR. The problem is that it's super hard to find at a standard retail price, as Square Enix stopped pri...   read

 
 
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Bayonetta PC deals are up to 15% off

Update: Best deal is now 19% off at Bundle Stars. See deals below. Bayonetta in 4K anyone? After teasing the notion of a PC release last week, today PlatinumGames stealthily launched the game on Steam. There, you'll current find the Bayone...   read

 
 
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More floors and an updated Tokyo Death Metro planned for Let it Die

Grasshopper Manufacture isn't done with Let it Die. As announced on-stream yesterday, a number of updates are coming to the free-to-play action-survival game. Among those plans are a challenging new set of floors with a different "atmospher...   read

 
 
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The next journey into the world of Uncharted arrives in August

So Nathan Drake's story is done? Okay, onto DLC not starring Drake, then? Previously announced add-on Uncharted: The Lost Legacy now has a release date of August 23, which is still a ways out and fairly uncharateristic for DLC. That's ...   read

 
 
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Dawn of War III's multiplayer is a bit underwhelming

I can’t say I’ve ever been a particularly big fan of real-time strategy games' multiplayer portions. I know that sounds crazy (seeing as how StarCraft is almost a national sport in Korea), but I like devising tactics and executi...   read

 
 
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Watch new footage from Ninja Theory's upcoming Hellblade

Game Informer has an exclusive on some new footage (watch a longer clip here) and developer interviews for Ninja Theory's (Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, DmC: Devil May Cry) upcoming PC and PS4 action game, Hellbade: Senua's Sacrifice. I p...   read

 
 
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Recent Mass Effect: Andromeda patch fixes those 'tired eyes'

When the most recent patch for Mass Effect: Andromeda dropped, some of you probably noticed an innocuous little detail: "Improved lip-sync and facial acting during some conversations, including localized VO." As one of the most contest...   read

 
 
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Choice Provisions says the Switch is easier to develop for, gets Runner3 working in one day

Nintendo systems have gotten a lot of flak when it comes to bad developer policies. Many devs have spoken posthumously about the poor monetization contract for the WiiWare platform, and the issues of developing for systems like the Wii U. T...   read

 
 
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Action-RPG The Surge really wants you to lop off limbs

Deck13 has garnered interest from Dark Souls fans, myself included, with The Surge. It's an action-RPG with a near-future-Earth twist that has you dodging, whittling away at your enemies, and striking with a finishing move to slice off spe...   read

 
 
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Cave Story creator's Kero Blaster out on PS4 next week

Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya is bringing the amphibian action-platformer Kero Blaster to PlayStation 4 on Tuesday, April 11. Like some of his other non-Cave Story games, it's a name you might've heard mentioned before but never sought out, and if ...   read

 
 
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Action-RPG Marvel Heroes Omega coming to consoles

As fans had begun to speculate based on sweeping changes made to Marvel Heroes in recent months, Gazillion is bringing the free-to-play action-RPG over to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this year. This new version, Marvel Heroes Omega, won't b...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest Heroes II now has a PS4 demo

Ahead of its late-April launch in the West, you'll be able to hack and slash and spell-cast your way through the adorable monster hordes in Dragon Quest Heroes II. A demo for the PlayStation 4 version is now up on PlayStation Network, clock...   read

 
 
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See exactly how Zelda: Breath of the Wild's vague update impacts performance

You gotta love Nintendo's super vague patch notes. While they might think that "a more pleasant gaming experience" is just that -- a pleasant description -- most people want a little more. Digital Foundry just put the recent 1.1.1 patch for...   read

 
 
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This near minute long wipeout in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is worth your time

Shield surfing isn't something I even knew I could do in Zelda: Breath of the Wild until roughly 50 hours in. I mean I had stayed away from pretty much all of the pre-launch footage and the innocuous "you can shield surf" loading screen too...   read

 
 
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Which Souls boss gave you the most hell?

With the final Dark Souls III expansion out and sleep sacrificed to play it, I've been dying a lot lately. And when I'm not repeatedly falling in battle -- for instance: during the tense final seconds of the drawn-out duel with The Ringed C...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata is officially a hit as shipments and digital top one million

2017 is off to a pretty crazy start, with a string of critically and commercially successful games. That list now includes NieR: Automata, which Square Enix has announced just hit a one million milestone. Now that accomplishment comes with ...   read

 
 
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Marvel says the Spider-Man game's coming in 2017, Insomniac immediately says 'nah'

The Insomniac-developed PlayStation 4 exclusive Spider-Man game has been at the center of a tangled web of misinformation today. For a bit -- just a very little bit -- it was announced to be releasing later this year. Then it was immed...   read

 
 
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Dishonored 2's getting a free trial that's made up of the first three missions

Five months after the fervor has subsided, Bethesda's looking to cash in on a few more residual Dishonored 2 sales. The "try before you buy" model has proven itself proficient in the past -- especially when there's no real threat that ...   read

 
 
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Jak and Daxter PS2 games, not HD versions, get PS4 port

Naughty Dog will "up-render" Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II, Jak 3, and Jak X: Combat Racing for digital release on PlayStation 4 sometime this year. That means it's the original PS2 versions rather than the PS3 HD ...   read

 
 
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Cave Story+ comes to Nintendo Switch this June

With all the teasing out of Nicalis, Cave Story on the Nintendo Switch has been a matter of when, not if. The unforgettable platforming adventure game is indeed getting a Switch port, both at retail and on the eShop like The Binding of Isaa...   read

 
 
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Sega is teasing something with 8-Bit Bayonetta on Steam

Years ago, Platinum Games toyed with a pixel-art rendition of Bayonetta. It was a cute little gag. But now that simple game has found its way onto Steam as a free-to-play title from Sega, and it's teasing... something. Something potentially...   read

 
 
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Oh, that's right, Microsoft is re-releasing Phantom Dust

You'd be forgiven for thinking that Microsoft was done with the Phantom Dust property. While it's true (and still disappointing) that we're no longer getting a full reboot of the Xbox action-strategy title, an enhanced version is in the wor...   read

 
 
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Complete Batman: Arkham Origins bundle only five bucks for PC

For the price of a foot-long sub you can now pick up the Batman: Arkham Origins Complete Pack at Bundle Stars. It's a today-only offer that is selling at a good clip with over 50% sold in the few hours it's been available since th...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Senran Kagura Estival Versus

Individuals on Destructoid have expressed surprise that I have never played a Senran Kagura title before. I'm not sure what that says about me – or the people on Dtoid. Time for that to change. Now that Senran Kagura Estival Versus ha...   read

 
 
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Hyper Light Drifter has a sweet little physical edition

Right in time for Hyper Light Drifter's hard-to-believe one-year anniversary, iam8bit has put together a limited-edition physical PlayStation 4 version of the imaginative action-adventure game. Shipping next week, this package comes with a ...   read

 
 



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