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Severed is also coming to 3DS, iOS, and Wii U

You didn't expect Severed to stay solely on the Vita for long, right? Drinkbox Studios has just announced at E3 that the game will be finding its way to other platforms -- several platforms actually -- on 3DS, iOS, and Wii U (it will h...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky and other upcoming games have a $25 bonus at Dell

Gamers eager to partake in the upcoming No Man's Sky will now have to wait till August to bulls-eye dinosaurs in their X-wing (or whatever the hell it's called). The game is now unfortunately delayed until August 9, but if you're still...   read

 
 
Odin Sphere review
  Watch Video There are very few games that grab me based on the box art, but I can recall digging Odin Sphere out of a bargain bin (!) so many years back, both my wife and I's mouths agape after picking it up. A Valkyrie, a brooding warri...   read
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Bloodstained is getting a backer-only demo soon

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will have a playable demo available at E3, but you won't need to be in Los Angeles with us next week to try it out. During the show or sometime "shortly after," Inti Creates will send out the same preview ...   read

 
 
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Looks like XSEED is localizing another Akiba's game

XSEED Games has registered a domain for Akiba's Beat, a recently-announced action role-playin game from Acquire, the Tokyo-based studio behind the Tenchu, Way of the Samurai, and Akiba's Trip series. Much like Akiba's Trip, this one takes p...   read

 
 
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Cosmic Star Heroine has this whole sci-fi RPG thing figured out

Whoa! That soundtrack is not messing around. It has been literal years since we last caught up with Zeboyd Games' Cosmic Star Heroine and it sure is good to hear that it's almost ready for a summer release on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita ($1...   read

 
 
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Zero Time Dilemma

Zero Time Dilemma is coming to Steam this month

In addition to 3DS and Vita, Zero Time Dilemma is now coming to Steam -- Aksys is still handling the former two, though Spike Chunsoft will be directly publishing the latter. If you're interested the Steam page is now live with all of the b...   read

 
 
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Criminal Girls 2

Criminal Girls 2 is coming west, with some changes

As expected, Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors will have some alterations when it's brought westward for its localization. NIS has detailed four core pillars so fans can make their own decision whether or not to buy -- redrawn art, termin...   read

 
 
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June's free PlayStation Plus games are for hoopin' and walkin'

The most prominent PlayStation Plus offering for June is a nice thematically-appropriate nod to the NBA Finals that are set to start in the coming days. And, because traveling isn't called in the NBA anymore, the second most notable game f...   read

 
 
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Sony's E3 conference is returning to theaters

For the third year in a row, Sony is bringing back its E3 theater experience. By heading to the official website, fans can pick up tickets to attend specific locations, which will host a livestream of the press conference and dole out swag....   read

 
 
Zero Time Dilemma
I was lucky to score an interview with Kotaro Uchikoshi, creator of the Zero Escape series (999, Virtue's Last Reward, and the upcoming Zero Time Dilemma) for the next issue of Nintendo Force. We touched upon topics big and s...   read
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El Psy Kongroo: Steins;Gate sequel to get localized in 2016

You can stop rubbing your lucky metal Upas and chugging sacrificial Dr. Peppers, folks! It's happening! PQube has announced that Steins;Gate 0, the sequel to one of the better visual novels available in English, will be getting a localized ...   read

 
 
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Lego Star Wars

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens actually has a reasonable season pass

Our disdain for season passes is well-documented around here. Too many publishers look to turn $60 worth of revenue into $100 by way of a $40 mystery season pass. We rarely know how the base game will end up, but consumers are routinely ask...   read

 
 
Mighty No. 9
  Watch Video Yesterday, Mighty No. 9 publisher Deep Silver released a "Masterclass" trailer to explain some of the game's combat systems. At time of writing, it has 1,732 upvotes and 13,720 downvotes. That is to say, it's not going ...   read

 
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Odin Sphere

Go grab the Odin Sphere PS4 demo now

If you're anxious to see what's new in the Odin Sphere Leifthrasir remake, Atlus just released a demo for PS4. You'll get to play as all five characters, and experience the revamped visuals and smooth framerate -- which fixes the absol...   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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PSN deals

Everything is under $5 in this PSN Flash Sale

It's time for another PlayStation Network Flash Sale and for this one in particular, we're going to want to pace ourselves. The PS3, PS4, and PS Vita games are cheap ($4.99 at most) and there's quite a few to pick through. They're on sale u...   read

 
 
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Compile Heart's next game has a seal pirate

Compile Heart's newest RPG is Genkai Tokki: Seven Pirates for the PlayStation Vita. And thanks to a new trailer, we now have some idea of what it's all about -- world map and third-person exploration zones, with a cast of pirates and a...   read

 
 
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Salt and Sanctuary

Salt and Sanctuary is now available for PC

Remember Salt and Sanctuary, Ska Studio's Dark Souls-like 2D action-adventure that I quite liked? It launched in March for the PlayStation 4, but Vita and PC ports were planned. While there's still no ETA on the Vita version, the PC port re...   read

 
 
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Toukiden 2

Toukiden 2 has been delayed in Japan

Toukiden 2 was nearly ready to launch in Japan on June 30, but it looks like there's a little more work to be done. Koei Tecmo has delayed the game further into a new July 28 date, noting "quality" concerns. Given the west's insatiable need...   read

 
 
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Minecraft

Minecraft is still doing well, even in Japan

Having purchased Minecraft back when it was in alpha form, it's amazing to see it evolve into the powerhouse it is today -- causing Microsoft and Nintendo to team up and take on a joint venture together. But it's still surprising to se...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video 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 simula...   read
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Rocketbirds 2 review
  Watch Video I can't recall the last time I skipped the first entry in a series and went straight for the direct sequel. In the case of Rocketbirds 2: Evolution, a run-and-gun adventure about a machismo chicken fighting an army of penguin...   read
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is getting physical, physical

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero concluded its funding in October of 2013, and it's still in production. WayForward has been giving out a decent amount of updates, but we're still no closer to getting a real release window. In the meantime, the pub...   read

 
 
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MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

Dungeon crawler MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death headed West

Compile Heart's girls-'n'-mechs dungeon-crawler Death Under the Labyrinth is coming to PlayStation Vita (and PS TV) in the West as MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death, Idea Factory International has announced. The localized version will launch in Nort...   read

 
 
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