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Cap off the year with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero on Dec. 20

And with that, the wait is almost over. After recently giving the heads up that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero was finished and awaiting certification from platform holders, WayForward has settled on a December 20, 2016 digital release for its Ki...   read

 
 
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Microsoft says the wait for Crackdown 3 will be a year at most

It may seem like a while since we've last heard about Crackdown 3. That's because Microsoft has been in no great rush to offer more details about the open-world destructathon that it initially revealed at E3 2014. It sort of just faded to t...   read

 
 
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Review: The Last Guardian

How do you really prepare for a review for The Last Guardian? You can't. I mean, you can try. I replayed ICO and Shadow of the Colossus once Guardian had a firm, really real release date, to try to have a fresh frame of reference,...   read

 
 
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THQ Nordic: Optimizing Darksiders Warmastered Edition for Wii U is a 'tough task'

When November 22 rolled around, I was pretty confused. Darksiders Warmastered Edition dropped on both PS4 and Xbox One, but the Wii U version was nowhere in sight. A week later the PC version was available on Steam as a free upgrade, and st...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Let it Die

Well, how about that! Let it Die is out on PS4 right now, as revealed at the PSX conference earlier today. While some of us expected this free-to-play joint to be delayed it's very real, and yes, it's very Suda. I mean, right at the st...   read

 
 
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New Horizon Zero Dawn story trailer shown at PlayStation Experience

Horizon Zero Dawn, the highly anticipated action RPG from Guerrilla Games aka that company who makes Killzone, got a new trailer at PlayStation Experience today. Horizon Zero Dawn releases on February 28, 2017 in North America, Ma...   read

 
 


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Sony announces Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Today at the PSX, Sony announced another Uncharted (sort of, as this is DLC), but this one thankfully doesn't seem to involve Drake (too much Drake!). No, the mysterious trailer showcased a woman in disguise, before popping off her mas...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6 and Kiwami coming west in 2017

Both Yakuza 6 and Yakuza Kiwami, the latter being a full "rebuilt-from-scratch" remake of the original Yakuza game, are coming west. Yakuza Kiwami will release in summer 2017 and 6 drops "early 2018." ...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimensions' Sonic pack is better than some recent Sonic games

WB was pretty smart with their marketing for LEGO Dimensions. Rather than suffer the same fate as Disney Infinity, a series that had gone through three iterations into its 3.0 form before being canceled, they made the very non-WB decis...   read

 
 
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The new Zelda amiibo grant rupees, meat, fish, and plants in Breath of the Wild

It's a banner day for amiibo as the Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary line of figures -- 8-bit Link, Ocarina of Time Link, Toon Link, and Wind Waker Zelda -- are now available. (Are you still on the hunt?) They look darn cool in their own ri...   read

 
 
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Nolan North: developer performances 'matter more than mine'

Renowned voice actor Nolan North won the award for Best Performance for his role as Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4 at the Video Game Awards on December 2, 2016. The bigger story is what he had to say during his acceptance speech.  Vo...   read

 
 
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Best Buy leaks Dragon Quest Heroes II western release

Not yet officially announced by Square Enix for western release, Best Buy accidentally listed Omega Force's Dragon Quest Heroes II for PlayStation 4 along with the game details on it's web store, including an April 25, 2017 releas...   read

 
 
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Nintendo previews a new jungle area in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Two new Zelda: Breath of the Wild videos in one night? Everything's coming up us! Eiji Aonuma couldn't make it to The Game Awards, but he delivered a "we're busy finishing this game!" message and handed it off to a video of Nintendo Treeho...   read

 
 
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Dauntless sounds like it could be PC's Monster Hunter

A cooperative action role-playing game where you slay giant beasts is a formula that has worked before. Capcom has found great success over the years by applying this to its Monster Hunter series. Now a new developer aims to capture t...   read

 
 
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A stunning new Zelda trailer kicks off The Game Awards

Nintendo took to The Game Awards early to show off The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Part cinematics and part gameplay, we get a look at a trailer called "Life in the Ruins." There's not much new to say about this, just a lot to mar...   read

 
 
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Capcom Vancouver talks Dead Rising, makes me want to vomit

I'm mad. I'm so peeved reading the interview between Capcom Vancouver and GamesIndustry.biz I don't even know where to begin. How about a series recap? Dead Rising was an amazing Xbox 360 exclusive title that came out of nowhere in lat...   read

 
 
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Berserk and the Band of the Hawk is getting an 'Endless Eclipse' mode

Just in case the idea of adding in the "Eclipse" (a major spoiler event) for Koei Tecmo's Berserk game was a ballsy enough move, they've doubled down and announced that a new "Endless Eclipse Mode" is coming to the game. It'll be added...   read

 
 
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Spider-Man and God of War will be skipping PlayStation Experience this weekend

This weekend is going to be jam-packed with information on upcoming games. With the Video Game Awards (VGAs) happening tomorrow and Sony's PlayStation Experience (PSX) taking up two days (December 3-4), I'm sure a lot of people were expecti...   read

 
 
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Ninja Theory bumps Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice to 2017

Was Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on your radar as something that would realistically make it out in 2016? The thought hadn't crossed my mind in a good long while, so there's my answer. Today, developer Ninja Theory confirmed a 2017 releas...   read

 
 
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New VR burger game brings zombies and death metal to the cooking sim genre

Q-Games, developer of The Tomorrow Children and the PixelJunk series, has decided to move to VR for its next title, Dead Hungry. More specifically it will be coming to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive via Steam. If you were baffled by The...   read

 
 
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Darksiders Warmastered Edition is a free upgrade on PC

Admittedly, I just wanted to write a blurb about Darksiders Warmastered Edition's launch on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One to rekindle the life-affirming goof that is #darksiders2. Someone had to! But there's another, arguably better reaso...   read

 
 
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Watch the start of The Last Guardian, which is definitely coming out

This isn't spoilers for me, because I've already played through this bit, but this Japanese The Last Guardian promotional trailer condenses (quite a bit!) the intro into about six minutes, then includes some extra cool shit with evil terra...   read

 
 
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Has Nioh redeemed Team Ninja for you?

Back when Itagaki was at the helm, Team Ninja was riding high. Say what you will about Dead or Alive but it made an impact on the 3D fighter market in the '90s, and Ninja Gaiden's pristine reboot? Say no more. But after he left, they starte...   read

 
 
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Conan Exiles is taking its snake-punching ways to Xbox One

A week ago, in light of some new screenshots surfacing for Funcom's Conan Exiles, I said I was feeling the sandbox survival game despite my general fatigue with the genre. That's still true today as I watch this trailer informing us of a J...   read

 
 
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is 'done' and nearing release

WayForward is nearing the end of its "very long development cycle" for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, a game that first graced Kickstarter in September 2013, and I think some celebratory hair whips are in order. Shantae is "done" as of this week...   read

 
 
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