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Absolver's newest update adds Devolver Digital-themed masks

Online slugfest Absolver's latest update lets players adorn their faces with masks inspired by some of Devolver Digital's other games. In addition to the new headgear, the 1.06 update includes numerous UI improvements and ability-related tw...

 
 
 
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Double Dragon IV jumpkicking onto Nintendo Switch

Double Dragon, despite its very clunky control system, will forever remain etched in the halls of fame as one of the arcade's most historical brawler. It has seen two recent resurrections in the form of the updated Double Dragon Neon and th...

 
 
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Review: Aztez

Aztez immediately caught my eye for a number of reasons. The most striking of which was its distinct look. Taking cues from Mexican culture, I was wary and excited at the same time. There aren't a lot of games influenced by my culture, so I...

 
 
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Next Up Hero will have you die, die my darling!

I've always found it odd that more games don't do interesting things with death. Dying tends to just set you back a checkpoint or has you replaying entire levels, but some games introduce cool gimmicks. Super Time Force was one of...

 
 
 
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Valkyrie Drive's weaponized lesbians come to Steam June 20

The latest horny anime game from the Senran Kagura creators, Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni, is coming to PC (Steam, specifically) on June 20. CJ originally reviewed the PS Vita version, which he found to be an alright, if kind of tired action ...

 
 
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Yet another River City game is coming to the 3DS

It is crazy, to me, how River City Ransom was an overlooked title its in day, but has now spawned this huge collection of sequels that keep releasing year after year. While I was initially delighted to see a sequel with Underground and even...

 
 
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Review: Mr. Shifty

Hotline Miami was an instant hit upon its release in 2012. Mixing a unique style with gratuitous violence and a self-reflective story, the game asked players to question why they were so willing to murder in video games all the time. Was it...

 
 
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Drawn to Death will be among April's PlayStation Plus lineup

If you've ever once thought Drawn to Death looked like something that would do well to come out of the gate as a free-with-PlayStation-Plus game to help bolster its multiplayer community, I'm right there with you. And so are David Jaffe and...

 
 
 
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Check out this plot-heavy Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni trailer

It's not long now until Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni, the new weaponised lesbian-themed brawler by Senran Kagura creator Kenichiro Takaki, is released in Europe and America. As such, the game's western publisher, PQube Games, have fi...

 
 
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Valkyrie Drive coming west September 16

Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkuni, the latest hypersexual action game from Senran Kagura producer Kenichiro Takaki, is coming west on September 16, western publisher PQube has announced. As previously confirmed, the company plans to release the Play...

 
 
 
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Senran Kagura: Shenovi Versus heads to PC next week

The PlayStation Vita is losing yet another exclusive next week, as Marvelous and XSEED Games' "buxom brawler" Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus is a-comin' to Steam on Wednesday, June 1. The PC version features "full HD" visuals, with 60 frames...

 
 
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Feline rescue is the basis of the new Dead Island game

Dead Island 2 is the next big Dead Island game, but it's not the next Dead Island game. That honor goes to the recently announced Dead Island: Retro Rampage -- a 16-bit romp about rescuing your cat and recovering y...

 
 
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Code of Princess jumps from 3DS to PC

Code of Princess, one of the first standout Nintendo 3DS exclusives, is now coming to Windows PC, Tokyo-based publisher and e-commerce company Degica announced today. The title will be available on Steam starting April 14 for $15. Code...

 
 
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Shadow of the Beast is reminiscent of the PS1 era

The PlayStation 4 exclusive remake of Shadow of the Beast finally has a release date: May 17, 2016. It looks to be a side-scrolling brawler which somehow manages to be oddly reminiscent of such classic PlayStation games as W...

 
 
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Marin from Link's Awakening confirmed for Hyrule Warriors

Marin from Link's Awakening is joining the cast of Hyrule Warriors, Nintendo announced this evening during the company's Hyrule Warriors Legends panel at WonderCon in Los Angeles. The red-haired singer will debut as part of the Li...

 
 
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Senran Kagura creator's new Vita game debuts in July

Uppers, the latest PlayStation Vita brawler from Senran Kagura producer Kenichiro Takaki, appears to have a new release date. According to a (now removed) listing from Japanese retailer Rakuten Books, the action game is coming to ...

 
 
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Senran Kagura: Estival Versus hits PS4, Vita next month

It wasn't too long ago that XSEED Games boss Ken Berry referred to the prospect of localizing the Senran Kagura series as "a scary proposition." And yet, just a few years later, four of these games have been released in the West -...

 
 
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Publisher delays game because nobody pre-ordered it

When I spoke with XSEED executive vice president Ken Berry last year, he told me his studio lives and dies by pre-orders. For a small team that localizes games for a niche, but enthusiastic audience, pre-orders determine whether certain ret...

 
 
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Doujin hack-and-slash coming to PS4 this month

Doujinsoft studio Zenith Blue's Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae is coming to PlayStation 4 in North America on February 16, Japanese indie game publisher Playism announced today via the PlayStation Blog. A word of warning, as someone who played the P...

 
 
 
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Contest: Croixleur Sigma (PS4)

If Kyle's awesome write-up got you salivating, then do I have a treat for you! The awesome folks at Souvenir Circ. and Playism have given us 10 codes for Croixleur Sigma on PS4. Why? To gift to you lovelies, of course. What is this game you...

 
 


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