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Miiverse officially closing down in November

It has been announced on Nintendo of Japan's twitter that, after a five year run, all Miiverse services will end on November 8 2017.The Miiverse, which launched on the Wii U and 3DS in 2012, was a fun little dynamic that allowed for social ...

 
 
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Human Head Studios' Rune gets a surprise sequel announcement

Many moons ago, in the year 2000, Human Head Studios released an epic action game that was steeped in Norse mythology. Running on the then cutting edge Unreal 1.0 engine, Rune put players in the shoes of a Viking named Ragnar on a quest to ...

 
 
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Monokuma awaits in the Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony demo

If you're interested in Danganronpa V3 and want to see how the game plays, why not check out the newly released demo? Available on both PS Vita and PS4, there isn't much description for what this preview entails. I can tell you that it cloc...

 
 
 
 
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It seems a Yakuza Kiwami 2 is in the works

As noted on NeoGAF, the Taiwanese PSN store briefly showed a listing for Ryu Ga Gotoku Kiwami 2, otherwise known as the Yakuza series in the west. This leak also mentions that the game would be landing in Asia December of this year. It will...

 
 
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Atlus has opened a European publishing division

Publishers Atlus have established a new division in London, U.K. to handle European distribution of their titles going forward, the company announced today.Operating out of Sega Europe's offices, the new team will work to ensure that, along...

 
 
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Watch Blizzard's livestream from Gamescom right here

Today, Blizzard will be live-streaming from Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The Reveal Ceremony is set for 5pm GMT on August 23. That's 12pm EST and 9am PDT. (The start time already changed by an hour once before, so stay sharp.)A whole host ...

 
 
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No SNES Classics left? Have a SNES-themed 3DS XL instead

Nintendo have revealed a new 3DS variant to add to their ongoing collection of weird and wonderful designs. This time around based on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)The handheld device's clamshell casing is stylised in the fo...

 
 
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THQ Nordic reveal details and trailer for Biomutant

Details are starting to emerge from Stockholm, Sweden about THQ Nordic's new open-world, anthropomorphic RPG Biomutant, talked about in hushed whispers last week.The adventure, set in a post-apocalyptic universe, has been described as a "Ku...

 
 
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Fear Effect remake coming in 2018 from Sushee studios

Square Enix have announced that, 17 years after the Cyberpunk adventure's original PlayStation release, Fear Effect is being remade/reimagined/rebooted/whatever, for modern gaming platforms.Set for release in 2018, French studio Sushee, who...

 
 
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Total War: Warhammer II's final race is the Skaven

The final playable race for Total War: Warhammer II has been revealed as the rodent based Skaven. Fans speculated this from the initial trailer, which showed a rat biting at the corpse of a fallen warrior, but now the cat is officially out ...

 
 
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Destiny 2's PC beta starts at the end of this month

Those eager to get some early Destiny 2 gameplay going will be delighted to know that the PC beta for Bungie's sci-fi space opera will be held from August 29 through 31. If you pre-order the game through Battle.net, you can get an extra day...

 
 
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Teaser sees Allen Snider join Arika's still unnamed fighter

Whilst the upcoming fighting game from Arika still has no title, that hasn't prevented them from revealing new roster members. A (very brief) teaser, uploaded yesterday reveals that Street Fighter EX's Allen Snider is next to return to the ...

 
 
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LawBreakers on PS4 gets an early patch for stuttering issues

For some odd reason, LawBreakers launched on PS4 yesterday with a stuttering problem. At random intervals, the game would freeze for about a third of a second. While it isn't the worst problem around, since the game is a multiplayer focused...

 
 
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AM2R developer gets hired at Moon Studios

The saga of Nintendo versus various fan games has been a hot topic for a lot of people. While Nintendo may hold all the legal rights to own and distribute their IPs, what is the harm in a free fan game floating around? If anything, it build...

 
 
 
 
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Killing Floor 2 murders its way onto Xbox One next month

If you've been dying to kill stuff with buddies in the blood filled Killing Floor 2, but only own an Xbox One, then today is a good day for you. Launching next month on August 29, Tripwire Interactive has announced that Killing Floor 2...

 
 
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Telltale announces three new games including Wolf Among Us 2

Telltale is going to be at San Diego Comic Con this weekend, but what they were bringing was a mystery until now. Ahead of the convention proper, the developer has announced sequels to three of its most popular series, including a Wolf Amon...

 
 
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Ataribox pictures and details surface, nostalgia reigns

In an email newsletter sent out to fans, Atari have given the first glimpse at it's mysterious upcoming console; the 'Ataribox' which is clearly hearkening back to the company's first foray into home-gaming with the wood-panelled Atari 2600...

 
 
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Future Trunks looks like a beast in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Although confirmed to join the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster a few weeks back, we haven't seen Future Trunks in action until now. How does he look? Like a friggin' beast. Remember when Future Trunks first debuted in the anime, chopped Frieza...

 
 
 




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Ricky Namara

Question: is it consider scummy practice to plug my other works here in Dtoid? Im writing a novel and have plans for a Patreon monthly short story deal, and am wondering if the community would be okay with me promoting it now and

 
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Chris Moyse

Finally home from Stay tuned for some game write-ups, and a hella lot of It was alright, had some bittersweet drama going on, but was good to get out on a mission and meet some awesome new Some game clips in comments!

 
LaTerry

Happy birthday Inquisitive Ravenclaw, Nathan D, and EtosiTak! I hope today rocks!

 
Chris Moyse

Nice, A whole bunch of birthdays this weekend! Hope you guys all have a great weekend, Happy Birthday to Nathan D, EtosiTaK, Inquisitive Ravenclaw and anyone else who may be celebrating on the Best wishes x

 
GetNekKid

Went to the Edmonton Expo today as the worlds best Pokémon

 
Perro

Happy birthday Nathan D,EtosiTaK and Inquisitive Raven claw!! Hope your day has been going well!

 
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Nathan D

I appreciate all the birthday wishes, Didnt do much today, just went out to eat with some family, which was Also, true to my reputation, I did find some cool shit while out and about Birthday Haul!

 
Raiku Shackleford

Happy Birthday to Nathan D, EtosiTaK and Inquisitive May you get all the stuff you

 
 

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