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Sanrio-themed Splatoon 2 tournament declares ultimate victor

While most gaming fans were getting stuck elbows-deep into all of E3's gaming news this weekend, over in Japan the Splatoon community fought it out in the Grand Finals of the four-week splatfest to determine the cutest Sanrio character.It a...

 
 
 
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School Girl/Zombie Hunter throws its pants at Steam

Publisher D3 announced that their PS2-looking cheesecake shooter School Girl/Zombie Hunter is now available on Steam, giving budding undead slayers a new platform for all their Zombie x Pantsu needs.For those less inclined, Onechanabara spi...

 
 
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Return of Double Dragon getting a SNES cartridge release

Though many of us may have played Technos Super Double Dragon title, released for the SNES back in 1992, very few had the opportunity to check out its Japanese counterpart Return of Double Dragon, the original iteration of the game that nev...

 
 
 
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Japan's Sanrio-themed splatfest kicks off in Splatoon 2 today

While North America and Europe fight it out over Splatoon 2's TMNT-themed splatfest tournament, Japan locks and loads for round one of their own character battle.Today sees the start of a three-week tournament to ascertain the Splatoon comm...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

It isn’t often that you see a comfortable, workmanlike series like Yakuza do a complete overhaul in game mechanics or engine. The last time a dramatic shift like this happened was after Yakuza 2 to the Japan-only Ryu Ga Gotoku: Kenzan...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch: A Year in Review

One year ago today, the Nintendo Switch graced store shelves worldwide and started a frenzy. We’re not talking 2006 Wii levels of crazy, but the Switch was pretty hard to find for a couple of months. Even with the console flying off s...

 
 
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Japan is getting a Hokuto ga Gotoku demo tomorrow

While we still have no word on whether or not Hokuto ga Gotoku is coming West, we'll soon be able to check out the game thanks to the miracle of the internet. Japan is getting a demo on the PlayStation Network tomorrow, so all you need to d...

 
 
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Ys Origin will land on Xbox One this spring

From out of nowhere, DotEmu has announced that Ys Origin will be coming to the Xbox One this spring. This marks the first time the series has landed on any Xbox platform and it comes in the wake of a refocus from DotEmu on publishing more r...

 
 
 
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Japan gets new King of Fighters manga series

The King of Fighters franchise is no stranger to spin-offs, having seen numerous comic-books, an ongoing anime series and... erm... that live-action movie. Well, this week saw a new manga series, based on the SNK fighting franchise, launch ...

 
 
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Kevin Mersereau's Top Five Games of 2017

It’s officially the year 2018 and not a whole lot has changed so far. I’m still a bald, broke, and excessively sweaty college student with an unhealthy obsession for video games. Luckily, that means I actually took the time to p...

 
 
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Nippon Ichi! New Mai Shiranui figurine from Hobby Japan

Outside of the Street Fighter cast, there are few fighting game characters more recognisable than SNK's Mai Shiranui. This popular ninja gal has a been a figurehead for the company ever since her debut in 1992's Fatal Fury 2.Now you can hav...

 
 
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Layton Mystery anime series coming to Japan in 2018

Level 5 have announced than a new anime series, based on the delightful Professor Layton puzzle games, will air in Japan in 2018.Layton Mystery Detective Agency: Kat's Mystery Solving Files, is a name that doesn't exactly roll off the tongu...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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This game is about boobs

As a member of the Destructoid staff, I get an ass-load of emails every day about games I'll never bother to learn about let alone play. Mostly mobile stuff from sketchy Russian developers who I'm sure are just out to infect my phone w...

 
 
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Nioh's PC port finally gets mouse support

Nioh will finally be getting mouse support for its PC port in a new update. Coming November 30 (for Japan), Koei Tecmo will allow users to rebind keyboard controls and move the camera with the mouse. I'm shocked this wasn't in the original ...

 
 




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Bass

This is officially my 600th quickpost! Thanks for being cool, How about an AMA to celebrate? (I know the last one wasnt too long ago, please understand)

 
Dwavenhobble

From An announcement from the private Steamworks group for developers / people who create items for measures to crack down on fake games including a new confidence Which has apparently already put EA games as low confiden

 
Mike Sounders

Watching Smash Ultimate Saw that Palkia is still a pokeball Remembered that Spear Pillar is back, which has Palkia as a Is it possible for a double Palkia to happen, therefore negating the stage rotation?

 
TriCerAroK

Monsterboy and the Cursed Looking pretty great!

 
mullon

I was going to write a long, ranting blog post about the terrible plot of Infinite Warfare, I got a couple of paragraphs in, but Ive already forgotten most of the story and all the energy for writing it is gone, so that was a waste of

 
ooktar

This came up on my Youtube recommendations and it made me think of

 
taterchimp

I kind of want to fire up XCom 2 I just miss the

 
Shoggoth2588

Ive been out in the sun, kept myself fed and hydrated, engaged in shared humanity with people but seasonal depression is already kicking my ass :D Even finding something new in Fallout 3 isnt helping (though it was cool to kill a dude over a nighty)

 
Fuzunga

Chaos control!

 
Xeo

Jeez louise, what a Woke up for some fun Fathers Day activities sick as Running a fever, got chills and aches, stomachs a My family has been great though!

 
 

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