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Review: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

It's been nearly a week (plus beta change) that I've put Dissidia NT to the test, and I've come out of the arena with mixed thoughts. For one, I'm totally okay with the goofy arcadey brawler tint. 3v3 might seem chaotic and unnecessary...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Kiryu's clan is best in this new Yakuza 6 video

One of the new mini-games in Yakuza 6 is something called "Clan Creator." If it wasn't evident from the title, you take street punks and make a clan out of them. It looks kind of fun and is pretty reminiscent of a similar feature from Yakuz...

 
 
 
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Review in Progress: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT

I just missed the debut of Dissidia in arcades a few years back when I visited Japan for the first time. I always enjoyed the PSP games just fine, but the prospect of seeing an all-star pairing of iconic Final Fantasy charact...

 
 
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King of Fighters 97 is coming back with online support

SNK is reviving The King of Fighter 97 with online support. Dubbed Global Match, the only details we know are that the game is coming in the Spring and will be available on PS4, PS Vita and PC. I suppose we also know it has online, but that...

 
 
 
 
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SNK Heroines: Tag-Team Frenzy reveals Nakoruru in new trailer

SNK unveiled a new trailer this week, to coincide with EVO Japan, for their upcoming all-gal fighter SNK Heroines: Tag-Team Frenzy. The new preview gives fans a glimpse of the latest addition to the game's roster, Nakoruru, albeit in some w...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Ball FighterZ

Dragon Ball FighterZ was certainly met with a ton of fan adoration and hope as it presented a fighting game Dragon Ball fans had never expected to see: a competent one. Each one they were excited about in the past also held a major flaw. Th...

 
 
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World Heroes 2 brings the pain on Nintendo Switch

I seem to be writing a heck of a lot of these ACA articles lately... Another Neo Geo fighter has arrived on the Nintendo Switch, as 1993's World Heroes 2 is available to download, courtesy of Hamster and the ACA Neo Geo Range.World Heroes 2...

 
 
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Oswald returns to deal mayhem in King of Fighters XIV

SNK have revealed the latest roster addition to team-based battler The King of Fighters XIV, and it's none other than creepy card-chucker Oswald.Oswald is one of the legendary franchisers lesser-known players, having only showed in a single...

 
 
 
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Hamster celebrates one million ACA Neo Geo sales on Switch

Japanese retro-enthusiasts Hamster, renown for their ACA Classics range of arcade re-releases, have put out a tweet celebrating one million sales on the Nintendo Switch platform.The company spent 2017 pumping out waves of classic Neo Geo ti...

 
 
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Soulcalibur VI is still burnin' with four new additions

Soulcalibur is one of those franchises where I can get any of my friends to play, and they'll instantly enjoy it. That's why I'm very excited about the sixth entry, which will reboot/retcon the series.  The newest trailer for Soulcali...

 
 
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Monster Hunter-themed costumes coming to Street Fighter V

Capcom have announced, via the Capcom Unity blog, that three new skins based on the upcoming Monster Hunter: World, will be landing in Street Fighter V this Spring.The rad costumes, which will be for Ken, Ibuki and R. Mika, can be obtained ...

 
 
 
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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle producer addresses DLC pricing

Speaking in an interview with Japanese publication Dengeki PlayStation, Producer Toshimichi Mori had various things to say about Arc System Works' upcoming crossover fighter BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, particularly pertaining to the game's ...

 
 
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Cracker Jack returns to wreck heads in Fighting EX Layer

Arika have released a new teaser trailer for the latest character returning to throw down in their curious upcoming title Fighting EX Layer.The video shows Blair Dame facing off in a showdown with her old bodyguard, he of the slick suits an...

 
 




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Secret of Mana (Remake)"Lift me up, Flammie"

 

Review in Progress: Kingdom Come: Deliverance"My kingdom of jank, thievery, and mistakes"

 

Fe"Can't see the forest, but can see the trees"

 

Black Panther"Fight the power"

 

Bayonetta (Switch)"Let's dance, boys!"

 

Dynasty Warriors 9"Dynasty Warriors gets radio towers"

 

Space Invaders Extreme (PC)"40 Years of Space Invading"

 

Mutant Football League"Playing dirty"

 

The 15:17 to Paris"An honest homage that lacks pace"

 
 
 

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Czar Kazem

Holy shit this song is amazing?

 
LaTerry

Best Buy sent me an email saying that my package got delayed by four I have come to expect this from them, so it wasnt a big Then I checked the mail and my package was I dont think they have any idea what theyre

 
FakePlasticTree

This intentionally bad off-key cover version of Tomorrow Never Dies from in-game in Blood Money is still great <3

 
WILFoftheblues

Ohhh @Occams I found Van Gogh Check this out!

 
Gundy The Hyena

Kingdom Come Deliverance is educational as I just spent half an hour reading the codex 9/10 better than

 
Flegma

If you like reading retro cblogs like my latest, let me know what way youd like me to write More context, more digressing, more about the game itself?

 
WILFoftheblues

I think Ill just set this

 
SrChurros

I missed a few months (2 or 3) of my Eternal Backlog c-blog Have beaten some games, except on January after I started working full Should I go back at this series? Yes, no, dont care about it?

 
Nathan D

Been playing the Ezio Trilogy on and off again for a while and something hit me upon replaying them- AC2 and Brotherhood have some of the best soundtracks Ive ever heard in Definitely some of my

 
 

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