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New Yakuza title stars wild-haired protagonist Ichiban Kasuga

Some might say that there are already enough Yakuza titles in the world, especially counting spin-offs and re-releases. Fortunately, those people are wrong, and Sega intends to prove so with the continuation of their face-smashing action-RP...

 
 
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Sega halts Judgment sales in Japan following actor arrest

Sega has halted shipments and digital sales of its high-kicking detective title Judgment, following the arrest of actor Pierre Taki, who features in the game as Tojo Clan subsidiary captain Kyohei Hamura.Taki was arrested for alleged cocain...

 
 
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Final Fight mod makes greatest game of all time even better

So, I've played thousands of video games across the past 30 odd years. Thousands. But it's still amazing to me that the medium attained perfection as far back as 1989, with the release of Capcom's grindhouse brawler, Final Fight.They say yo...

 
 
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Review: Ape Out

It's a testament to the medium of video games that we simply haven't run out of ideas yet. Video games, with no rules or limitations set on length, flow, realism, or narrative, can conjure up an almost infinite number of wild situations pop...

 
 
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Contest: Win Hyper Jam for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Don't get yourself in a jam; enter our contest to win a copy of Hyper Jam for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. At 32, my reflexes aren't what they used to be. I'm slower, less aware, and overall just older than I was once. I hear that sort of thing h...

 
 
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Review: Override: Mech City Brawl

One of my favorite overlooked PlayStation 2 titles is a 2003 brawler called War of the Monsters. Inspired by B-movies of the 1950s, the game let you choose from a wide variety of Kaiju and giant robots, then battle it out in a 3D arena full...

 
 
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This trailer for The Quiet Man is taking a different approach

To say that Square Enix FMV/brawler The Quiet Man met with critical derision is not an unfair statement, with a staggering 20 negative reviews of aggregate site Metacritic. The weird passion project, which sees a young, deaf mob enforcer on...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of I Am the Hero

This contest will help you feel heroic: Win a Switch or PS4 copy of I Am the Hero. If there's one thing I definitely am not, it's a hero. Whenever games present the choice I of a "good" and "bad" playthrough I always choose the good side --...

 
 
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Project Judge demo available now on Japanese PSN store

Sega has released a new demo of the next release from Team Yakuza, the action-packed detective adventure Project Judge. The succinctly titled Project Judge Chapter One Special Demo is available to download for PS4 from the Japanese PSN stor...

 
 
 
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The Quiet Man gets louder with new 'Answered' update

One week after release, Square Enix has released a new update to their critically mauled brawler, The Quiet Man. This new update adds dialogue and sound to the game, and is expected to add some clarity to the PS4 and PC adventure's obscure ...

 
 
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PlayStation Plus lands a really solid month for November

That leak from earlier in the month was correct! Yakuza Kiwami and Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition will be headling November's PlayStation Plus free games. Both are well worth checking out, especially at the low price of free. I'd suggest no...

 
 
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New Shenmue III screens show Ryo back down the arcade

Ys Net and Deep Silver have dropped a selection of new screenshots for Shenmue III, which is still a long way away from release. Still, nothing wrong with showing the people your current progress, right?The screens show off some of the loca...

 
 
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Review: Fist of the North Star - Lost Paradise

For many western '80s kids, Akira was their first introduction to anime, with Katsuhiro Otomo's dystopian classic being one of the first anime movies to get a major push by the mainstream media. For me, however, my first anime encounter was...

 
 
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Golden Axe to be adapted into a Japanese stage play

Golden Axe, Sega's classic scrolling brawler from 1989, is to be immortalised on stage in the form a play, written and performed by Japanese collective Spiral Chariots.The old-school arcade classic, which sees three heroes on a quest to def...

 
 
 
 
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It's hammer time for Fury in explosive Darksiders III trailer

THQ Nordic and Gunfire Games have dropped another cataclysmic trailer for underworld adventure sequel Darksiders III. In the new video, we get to see cyber-goth hero Fury adopt her "Force Hollow" form, giving her devastating new weapons and...

 
 




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