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Review: Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

I'll be the first to admit that when a Western release of Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star was first announced, I couldn't help but be a little excited. Type-Moon's Fate universe is something that I hold a high level of adoratio...   read

 
 
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Yep, Taro Yoko most definitely approves of your lewd NieR: Automata fan art

A little over a week ago, a (probably NSFW, depending on your occupation) Tweet started to float around that showed that PlatinumGames may or may not have added a butthole to the character model for protagonist of NieR: Automata; YoRHa...   read

 
 
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Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles has disappeared from digital stores

PlatinumGames' take on Leo, Mikey, Raph, and Donny will have to stay in the sewers from here on out. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan has been taken off Steam, PlayStation, and Xbox digital storefronts. This comes les...   read

 
 
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Let it Die has passed a million downloads

Let it Die is one of those games I want to see continue doing what it's doing. Aside from Twitter clips and occasional forum mentions, I haven't seen all that much conversation surrounding Grasshopper Manufacture's hack-and-slash survival t...   read

 
 
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Opoona is a baller, shot-caller in Musou Stars

One of my favorite things about the Nintendo Wii was all the weird games it got. Stuff like Elebits, WarioWare: Smooth Moves, The Dog Island, and Opoona. Opoona was especially odd in that its big gimmick was you could play the ent...   read

 
 
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Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star finally has a Western release date

Back in October, Marvelous Europe confirmed that Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star -- a Musou-like game that's based off of the ever-popular Fate franchise for both the PlayStation 4 and Vita -- would be released in January in both Eu...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper's Let it Die is available today, for free, on PS4

The latest game from Grasshopper Manufacture and Goichi Suda aka Suda 51, Let It Die finally has a release date: TODAY. Grasshopper promised it would release sometime before the end of the year and it looks like they just kept its promise. ...   read

 
 
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Musou Stars trailer features musou and stars

With the DLC for Hyrule Warriors finally complete, I now look forward to finding and becoming completely engrossed by my next musou obsession. Dragon Quest Heroes didn't quite tickle my fancy the way I thought it would, but if thi...   read

 
 
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New Dynasty Warriors game is less bashing, more clicking

Dynasty Warriors has been going for about as long as Japan itself. You are basically an anime samurai superhero, running around slashing a bajillion dudes who stand around waiting to take it like the masochists they are. The latest ent...   read

 
 
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Why yes, there will be swimsuit DLC for Fate/Extella

Now that Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is out on store shelves in Japan, Marvelous - the developer of the Musou-like action game that's based on the Fate franchise - has announced the release schedule for several waves of DLC cost...   read

 
 


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Fate/Extella will arrive in Europe and Australia in January

There's a strange sense of déjà vu that comes with writing this article. After all, I really can't help but feel as if I've already written something about a European and Australian release date for Fate/Extella: The Umbral St...   read

 
 
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Fate/Extella has been delayed in North America

Sometimes, I can't help but wonder if the job of a games journalist is to report on nothing but delays. I'm being facetious, but considering the frequency in which delays are announced or confirmed, it is a thought that crosses my mind ever...   read

 
 
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Femto looks appropriately over-the-top in Berserk Warriors

Not too long ago, it was confirmed by Famitsu that Femto, fifth member of the God Hand and demonic form of Griffith, would be playable in Berserk and the Band of the Hawk. At the time, it was unknown as to how he'd actually handle...   read

 
 
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Longing for more Castlevania? Chasm could be our best bet

In recent months, I've lost track of Chasm. I was on-board with the action-platform game when it was first coming through Kickstarter but, wow, that was actually back in 2013. Making games, even simple ones, takes lots of time. Making metro...   read

 
 
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Titan Quest Anniversary Edition is free if you own the original

THQ Nordic (formerly Nordic Games GmbH) did something swell today -- it released Titan Quest Anniversary Edition, and folks who own either the original game, its Immortal Throne expansion, or Titan Quest Gold received a free copy of the enh...   read

 
 
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Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star slated for European and Australian release late 2016

Some more regular Destructoid users may have already noticed this by now, but I'm somewhat of a fan of the Fate series and many of the spin-off titles associated with it. Naturally, that also means that I find myself interested in the upcom...   read

 
 
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Lost Soul Aside looks like Final Fantasy XV with Otogi's gameplay

As you can see Lost Soul Aside is heavily inspired by the upcoming Final Fantasy XV with combat that reminds me of the classic Xbox exclusive Otogi games (remake now please!).  You might be surprised to know that the de...   read

 
 
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New Dynasty Warriors announced for smartphones

Koei Tecmo has teamed up with Nexon Korea and Taiwanese studio XPEC Entertainment to create a new Dynasty Warriors experience for smartphones and tablet devices. The title, tentatively dubbed "Project Dynasty Warriors," is based o...   read

 
 
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The giant, hellish bosses of Death's Gambit

Remember Death's Gambit? I didn't, but apparently I posted its reveal trailer early last year. Now we are getting a peek at some of the massive bosses we'll have to kill as Death's agent. Boss fights look a bit Dark Souls-like as they seem...   read

 
 
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Tamsoft's Senran Kagura and Onechanbara are now on Steam

A pair of Tamsoft's sexed-up action games, Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus and Onechanbara Z2: Chaos, made their debuts on Steam in the past few days after previously releasing as PlayStation exclusives. While both games were published by XSE...   read

 
 
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Blackboard ode to Dragon Quest spans Tokyo subway

Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End launches this week in Japan and Square Enix is celebrating with a chalk-on-blackboard art campaign culminating in this lengthy piece across a wall in Shinjuku's subway sta...   read

 
 
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Review: MegaTagmension Blanc + Neptune VS Zombies

I have a sneaky suspicion that Compile Heart will continue to make Hyperdimension Neptunia games until it's covered every single genre there is. So far we've had RPGs, a Musou-like, a tactical RPG, an idol-raising simulator, and now an...   read

 
 
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'Merica: Nioh will have dismemberment added in the West

A trailer was released alongside the announcement that Team Ninja's Nioh would be getting a demo on the PlayStation 4 this month, as seen above. In the YouTube comments, viewer Alucard3362 begged the developers to include dismembermen...   read

 
 
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Slain looks sufficiently intimidating in this launch trailer

After a round of delays, Wolf Brew Games is bringing its brutal hack-and-slash platformer Slain! to Steam tomorrow, March 24. The console versions are still coming, but not until later this year. The lighting, particle effects, and sometim...   read

 
 
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Review: Hyrule Warriors Legends

From its announcement to the conclusion of my multi-100-hour playthrough of Hyrule Warriors, I was enthralled. It was a match made in heaven, mashing up Zelda with Dynasty Warriors, and all of the parties involved deserve a ton of prai...   read

 
 



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