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New PlayStation Vita title Shiin looks sinister

We don't yet know much about Shiin, but it's coming to PlayStation Vita, and that alone warrants a quick mention. Well that, and the red-eyed rabbit. I hope that isn't just a part of this teaser. There's a creepy vibe to the whole thing, b...   read

 
 
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Valkyria Revolution's entire prologue is now playable on the PS4 and Vita

If you happen to have a Japanese account ready to go on your Vita, you can jump in on the newly released portable demo for Valkyria Revolution, which joins the PS4 release that dropped just last week. Revolution has been a slow-going d...   read

 
 
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Find the year's big releases in this PlayStation Network flash sale

We're in the midst of a multi-week PlayStation Network holiday sale, but that hasn't stopped Sony from also hosting a much-appreciated flash sale for the weekend. It's live now in North America with deals on big-name releases like Final Fan...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Vita Game of 2016 goes to...

The Zero Escape series came out of nowhere in 2009 on the original DS, and captivated people enough to actually cement it as a real franchise. Fans clamored for years, and eventually, we got Virtue's Last Reward in 2012. Ages of clamoring a...   read

 
 
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Musou Stars producer wants 'a bit' of the body physics engine from Dead or Alive in the game

Musou Stars is still a thing, and it's glorious. It's basically an all-star mashup of Koei Tecmo's brawlers, and they're really starting to get weird with their cast choices -- I love it! But a few cast members might fundamentally change th...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon are still going strong, but are dethroned for now

Pokémon Sun & Moon has been one of the top two selling games every week since it's release nearly five weeks ago. It slid into second place only in weeks where Final Fantasy XV and Yakuza 6 released, but then overt...   read

 
 
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The PlayStation Network holiday sale has fresh deals

We're now in the third week of Sony's month-long PlayStation Network holiday sale, and I had to break away from using a thematically-appropriate header image in favor of a crystal-clear message. Bloodborne is $10 (or only $8 if you have Pla...   read

 
 
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Review: Shantae: 1/2 Genie Hero

WayForward may be one of the most underrated developers in the games industry. The studio mostly does contract work, frequently laboring on licensed projects like Adventure Time, though it's also worked on sequels and remakes like Contra 4,...   read

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Vita Game of 2016

I will never forget heading to GameStop to pick up my day one Vita with that beautiful OLED screen. There was no one else there, no doubt scared off by the high price tag of the proprietary memory cards. It was a stupid mistake and that hub...   read

 
 
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Cast aside your anime prejudice, Blue Reflection looks crazy fun

Have you ever worried about games not being localized or not featuring enough women? Gust has you covered; nearly every Gust title has been localized in the West and they all feature a mostly female cast. The Atelier series is Gust's ...   read

 
 
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Japan is getting some limited edition Danganronpa V3 PS4 and Vita consoles

On the Japanese PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced the availability of a collection of PlayStation consoles that are based off of Spike Chunsoft's upcoming Visual Novel, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. The first of the Danganronpa V...   read

 
 
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Valkyria Chronicles successor trims name to Valkyria Revolution, coming west

Not to be confused with Valkyria Profile, Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni, Eve: Valkyrie, Dark Rose Valkyrie, or Valkyrie, the Valkyria Chronicles trilogy's action role-playing successor, Valkyria Revolution, is coming to America and Eu...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV sees 88% sales drop in second week, Yakuza 6 takes top spot

After its initial week's lukewarm 670,000, Final Fantasy XV sales are down to 79,792 in Japan for the week of December 5 - December 11, 2016, the game's second week. That 88% decrease drops it to number five on the software sales ranki...   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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PlayStation Network is back with another week of holiday deals

I resisted impulsively buying anything during PlayStation Network's first week of holiday sales in North America, but how will I fare during week two? I don't like my odds quite as much. Half price on Insomniac's underwater metroidvania Son...   read

 
 
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No games received the Platinum Prize at PlayStation Awards 2016

Similar to the way music records get fancy records or child entertainers get golden play buttons, special prizes of platinum and gold are given out to top selling games in Asia at the PlayStation Awards. Except, no game was awarded a platin...   read

 
 
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We're in an era where we need fixes for PS4 Pro patches

Joining Battlefield 1 in the "we made a PS4 Pro patch that broke shit" club, World of Final Fantasy is now getting a PS4 Pro patch in Japan that fixes a "blurry screen bug" while using a 2K monitor. Square Enix has revealed that i...   read

 
 
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XSEED's retail edition of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero looks nice

Following up on that digital release date news for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, publisher XSEED has finalized the game's physical launch on PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and Wii U in North America. The Kickstarted platformer will cost $30 at retail ...   read

 
 
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Sora is coming to World of Final Fantasy as DLC

World of Final Fantasy is still trucking along enough for Square Enix to support it a few months down the line, and that includes their previously promised Sora DLC. Yep, the Kingdom Hearts star will be making it in as a "Champion...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Network's holiday sale is up

Are you deal'd out yet? I'm fast approaching that point (or so I'd like to think), and it's with that state of mind that I anxiously tiptoe into this first of four weeks of PlayStation Network sales in the US. I do not need any more games b...   read

 
 
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Review: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization might be the best Sword Art Online game yet.  Then again, we might not be talking about all that much. This is, after all, just the third major Sword Art Online game (fifth, counting ...   read

 
 
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Salt and Sanctuary is shaping up nicely on Vita

When I reviewed Salt and Sanctuary earlier this year on PlayStation 4, I found it to be a more-than-competent side-scrolling take on From Software's Souls series. I played the majority of it in co-op and had a great time with its intricate ...   read

 
 
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Been a while since we've seen Rain World's good ol' slugcat

Rain World met its Kickstarter funding goal almost three years ago, and it has been largely out of the spotlight since then. Heck, the last time we wrote anything about the oppressive, waterlogged world was like a year and a half ago. But i...   read

 
 
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Cap off the year with Shantae: Half-Genie Hero on Dec. 20

And with that, the wait is almost over. After recently giving the heads up that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero was finished and awaiting certification from platform holders, WayForward has settled on a December 20, 2016 digital release for its Ki...   read

 
 
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Ys Origin is coming to PS4 and Vita early next year

The Ys franchise is one that I’ve been meaning to really dive into ever since I played Memories of Celceta for the PlayStation Vita. Its fast-paced and action-oriented gameplay, as well as its kick-ass soundtrack, had me unable to put...   read

 
 


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