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Josh Tolentino's personal picks for Game of the Year 2017

This is probably the second time in two years that I can say that it’s been a pretty good year for games and anime, if not necessarily a great year for everything else. That might be true in the broader sense, but despite this more ...

 
 
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More familiar faces return in Trails of Cold Steel IV

So Falcom's countdown for The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV ended on Wednesday, and they announced some juicy stuff. I think the most important one is that they added The End of Saga to the game's t...

 
 
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Import Review: Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters

It's hard to believe we live in a world where a new Kamen Rider game was released in English. I guess it shouldn't come as a surprise since Bandai Namco's Singapore division localized a couple Super Robot Wars and Gundam titles in Asia...

 
 
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Review: Eiyu*Senki - The World Conquest (PC)

When a Japanese adult game's naughty parts are cut from the console release, there are some instances where it retains its charm. This shows that the product can stand on its own two feet. After I turned Zipang into the strongest natio...

 
 
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Mega Man makes his debut in Super Robot Wars X-Ω

Since its release in 2015, the mobile game Super Robot Wars X-Ω has been chugging along, adding more and more franchises to its ever-growing cast list. Every so often, a new addition comes out of left field, such as Little Witch Acade...

 
 
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Vs. Super Mario Bros. will be hitting the Japanese eShop soon

It's been awhile since we've heard about Nintendo's efforts to port the arcade iterations of its classics to the Switch, but we seem to be getting a second entry before the end of the year. Heading to the Japanese eShop on December 22, Vs. ...

 
 
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Fate/Grand Order Arcade's fights actually look good for once

I can forgive Fate/Grand Order for not looking completely amazing. I mean, it's meant to be a mobile gambling hellscape, not a triple-A graphical showcase, right? And some of the flashier moments look alright, even, in that 2.5D JRPG s...

 
 
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XSEED is localizing an adorable PC game from 2001

XSEED's mystery announcement may not have been related to The Legend of Heroes: Trails series, but that wasn't stopping me from considering the possibilities of an older Falcom title crossing the pond. Lo and behold, my intuition was correc...

 
 
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My Hero Academia: One's Justice announced for PS4, Switch

Last week we reported on a teaser website that Bandai Namco had put up, featuring a microwave and an egg. Keen-eyed observers noted that it was likely a My Hero Academia reference, with MHA being a part of the URL. Given Namco's history of ...

 
 
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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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Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura has Yumi as day-one DLC in Japan

As some of you may know, the Senran Kagura franchise has a spinoff coming to the Nintendo Switch in the form of Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura. Did you know that the visual novel, starring Asuka, comes out on November 24 in Japan? Neither did...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 is set for a February release

Koei Tecmo's latest entry in the Dynasty Warriors series will be heading West on February 13, 2018. This is one week after the Japanese release date (February 8), though I'm not really sure why any delay is necessary. Regardless, at least t...

 
 
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Dragon Ball FighterZ gets Hori

If you're in the market for a new joystick after the death of MadCatz earlier this year, then Hori has got you covered for the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ...as long as you're a PlayStation or PC gamer and live in Japan. Featuring artwork ...

 
 




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