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Omega Force's "top secret" project that's going to be revealed on June 13 is heating up, thanks to some alterations on their teaser site. Siliconera has picked up on the blood effects that are now dripping on the logo, as wel...   read

 
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Yandere Simulator
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Yandere Simulator adds new option for the schoolgirl-killing-averse

Last month, the Hitman-style schoolgirl murder sim Yandere Simulator introduced a new, non-lethal way to eliminate rivals for senpai's attention: snitching. This month's update builds on that by adding an additional non-lethal, this time n...   read

 
 
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Waifu bartending
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It's time to pour cocktails for catgirls

I stumbled on "waifu bartending simulator" VA-11 HALL-A a year and a half ago and was smitten like a kitten amid its catgirls and racist corgis. Then the waiting game. And now it's almost over, to be replaced by an even better game: the ac...   read

 
 
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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV trailer shows off his majesty's secret service

I'm not sure if there isn't just something short-circuiting in my brain, but it seems like the audio mix is off in this footage for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV.  The fully computer-generated prequel to Final Fantasy XV (it looks to ...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball Fusions
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Fusion.......ha!

How many of you had the AIM screen name "SSJVegeta12" or some derivative thereof, or did the Fusion Dance in the comfort of your own home in front of a mirror? It's ok to admit it, you're among friends here. If you're one of those people, D...   read

 
 
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MomoCon 2016

Greetings from MomoCon 2016

I had never heard of MomoCon before (which is held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, the same city as Dragoncon, which I have heard of!), but that changes this week. As part of the Indie Game Award Showcas...   read

 
 
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Tales of Zestiria

The Tales of Zestiria anime premieres in Japan next month

Tales of Zestiria, while not matching up to some other storied games in the series was still pretty good, and that train hasn't stopped in the station just yet. Namco Bandai has announced that the anime will debut on July 3 in Japan, and wi...   read

 
 


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Pokemon x Kill la Kill
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Ah hell, this Pokemon x Kill la Kill art is too good

Look, I know we were treated to a fan art mash up that can't be topped literally the day the new Pokemon Sun and Moon starters were announced, but that doesn't mean more good aren't can't exist, that we can't have blissful cohabitation of g...   read

 
 
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Idolmaster x Marvel
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See idol-on-idol violence in this Civil War x Idolmaster mashup

Putting anime in my superhero comics? It's old hat. But putting The [email protected] in my blockbuster Hollywood hero brawls? Now that's something I can get behind! From the galactic heroes at Bin1 Production comes a nice mashup of...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball

Ominous Dragon Ball countdown timer ends in several hours

Do you guys like countdown timers? They're pure marketing tools to be sure, designed purely to titillate, but there's something fun about guessing what the outcome will be with the community. That's just what Bandai Namco did here with...   read

 
 
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The new JoJo's Bizarre Adventure game looks...bizarre

JoJo's Bizarre (not of D12 fame) Adventure: Eyes of Heaven is the newest brawler from CyberConnect2, and although it was released last December in Japan, it's gearing up for a June 28 release in the west (July 1 in Europe). If you...   read

 
 
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Attack on Titan
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Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan has multiple pre-order bonuses

Now is the special time in a game's life when pre-order incentives come out to play. Whereas Season 2 of the anime will miss its 2016 window (when will we ever find out what pointless maguffin was in Eren's basement!?), the n...   read

 
 
Sneak peak
  Watch Video Last week, I blogged about the first few minutes of Argyle Shift, a new Japanese arcade shooter by Bandai Namco where you hang out with a gorgeous cyborg in VR while piloting a giant Gundam type robot called Lucifer. The...   read
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Naruto

The next Naruto game is called Ultimate Ninja Blazing

Although the recent Naruto Shippuden game was technically developer Cyberconnect2's last foray into the series, you'd be crazy to think that Namco Bandai would just let that franchise die out. Nope, the magical ninja crew is appearing in ye...   read

 
 
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Japanese schoolgirl kills
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Yandere Simulator lets you tattle on schoolgirls you don't want to kill

[Header art by Haryudanto] Sure, Yandere Simulator lets you poison Japanese schoolgirls, but what if the faint of heart or the especially wily want to eliminate potential rivals for senpai's attention without murder? Well, you can tattle. ...   read

 
 
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Steam Sale

Heads up, weebs! Steam's second anime sale just began

If you missed out on Steam's Anime sale last year, Valve is giving you another chance right now. This weekend, you get can up to 90% off of games such as Grandia II, the Blazblue series, the Naruto series, Deathsmiles, and my personal favor...   read

 
 
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Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization coming west this fall

Earlier this year at the Dengeki Game Festival, Bandai Namco announced Hollow Realization, the latest game based on the popular Sword Art Online series, would be releasing in Japan this fall. Now, the publisher has confirmed the P...   read

 
 
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Wii U mod
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Wii U modders get Goku in Super Smash Bros.

I'm glad people are still finding ways to have fun with their Wii U, whether that means modding dopey anime men into Super Smash Bros. by stretching his skin over Ryu's skeleton; making insane Super Mario Maker levels; or enjoying the new ...   read

 
 
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Star Fox anime
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You can watch that weird Star Fox anime thing now

Nintendo's Treehouse aired that Star Fox anime they announced earlier this week. Predictably, it's pretty anime-ish, what with the dramatic dialog and Macross-missile barrages. You can catch it on YouTube if you're interested. Super slick ...   read

 
 
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Star Fox Zero
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There's going to be a Star Fox Zero animation broadcast this week

Nintendo has announced this morning that to "celebrate" the impending release of Star Fox Zero on April 22, it will be airing an animated short called "Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins" on April 20 at 3PM PT. It features animation from Prod...   read

 
 
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Sword Art Online
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Watch IBM executives talk about Sword Art Online

Here is a real life video of IBM executives in Japan, as well as gifted engineers, embracing the Sword Art Online VR project. According to our esteemed fearless leader Niero, the tech is fairly rudimentary, with cheap VR head...   read

 
 
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Psycho-Pass

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness has a nice little collector's edition

NIS America has locked down a September 13, 2016 release for Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, so you better turn that frown upside down like your life depends on it. The visual novel game is arriving in Europe ...   read

 
 
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The new Attack on Titan game is coming in August in the west

After much anticipation, Koei Tecmo has finally revealed the release date for Attack on Titan in the west -- August 28, 2016 in Europe, and August 30 in the US. It also noted that the final name will in fact be "Attack on Titan" in the...   read

 
 
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Ace Attorney

The Ace Attorney anime is now on Crunchyroll

More Ace Attorney is never a bad thing, especially since we see so little of it in the west in terms of physical game releases. Thankfully Capcom has gotten wise over the years though and has made some of it more accessible, including ...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV
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Final Fantasy XV's new brodown anime isn't half bad

As you may have heard, A-1 Pictures (who worked on Sword Art Online, among many other shows since 2006), is producing a Final Fantasy anime. It's set for a five episode run -- six if you opt for the special edition of the game in ...   read

 
 
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Forcing myself to get back to All Star Cheerleader 1 and 2 so that I can move any interest in my view on Another Code: R - A Journey into Lost Memories? If not, Ill skip it since Ive already finished it

 
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So apperently BoJack Horseman season 3 is I really like that show, but I would have bet my firstborns life on it being cancelled after one I like it when TV still surprises

 
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