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Those of you who refused to let yourselves get hyped up for Persona 5, waiting on the announcement of an English-language release date, are now at liberty to GET HYPE: Atlus USA has confirmed an official release date for the ...   read

 
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FIFA 17 runs on the Battlefield engine, releases this September

Like Rory McIlroy PGA Tour before it, this year's FIFA will use the Frostbite engine. Well, on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, that is -- the last-gen PS3 and Xbox 360 versions aren't going to, which presumably means they'll be sticking...   read

 
 
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Did You Know Gaming tackles the worst Elder Scrolls game

Bethesda games often have interesting development cycles, and that goes double for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Did You Know Gaming gives us a great look at Oblivion's various struggles and triumphs, including a reminder of the PSP spinoff t...   read

 
 
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Destiny's big 2016 expansion will be revealed in one week's time

Before all the big news is revealed at E3 this year, we'll already have our short-term expectations for Destiny. Three days before EA and Bethesda hold their press conferences and kick off E3 proper, Bungie is announcing Destiny's 2016 expa...   read

 
 
Skylanders Imaginators
Activision is in a unique position at this point. It basically started the video game toys-to-life market, and now, a major competitor has pulled out entirely. If it was worried before, it's less worried now. It's just as well as the company has a new major release on the horizon this October -- Skylanders Imaginators.   read
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Battlefield Hardline

Get free Battlefield Hardline DLC now

EA is giving away free Battlefield Hardline DLC. To grab the free Getaway DLC via the Xbox One store, you need to be a Gold subscriber. You can also grab it on PC from Origin, and your territory’s local PS Store for PlayStation 3 and ...   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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WWE 2K17 announced for consoles, pre-order for Goldberg

WWE 2K17 is officially a thing. Shocker, I know! What is perhaps even more shocking is not only is it coming to current generation consoles, but PS3 and Xbox 360 as well. No PC version has been announced, though as you may remember las...   read

 
 
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Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 6 features big names from the community

After the most recent episode of Minecraft: Story Mode, I'm looking forward to the new direction for the series. Simple, one-off episodes seem to fit better than an overwrought multi-episode arc. The sixth episode releases next week beginni...   read

 
 
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ARC SYSTEM WORKS
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BlazBlue: Central Fiction hitting PS4, PS3 this winter

Aksys Games has announced plans to localize BlazBlue: Central Fiction (the fourth main entry in the series) for a North American release across both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 sometime this winter. In addition to a new (...   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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Slayer is still a badass in this final Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator trailer

The next version of Guilty Gear Xrd, Revelator, is set to arrive on June 7 in the west, after location tests were held in Japan for nearly a year. It will once again feature PS3 and PS4 Cross-Play, as well as add Johnny, Jack-O, Jam, K...   read

 
 
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Tales of Zestiria

The Tales of Zestiria anime premieres in Japan next month

Tales of Zestiria, while not matching up to some other storied games in the series was still pretty good, and that train hasn't stopped in the station just yet. Namco Bandai has announced that the anime will debut on July 3 in Japan, and wi...   read

 
 
TMNT review
  Watch Video "How are you holding up in there? Do you think you're getting close to the end yet? It's like there's no end to this place," asked April O'Neil, as I navigated the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles down yet another floor of, as sh...   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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Here's the Mutants in Manhattan launch trailer

You will see our thoughts on Platinum’s take on everyone’s favourite heroes in a half-shell very soon. In the meantime, if you’re still undecided, perhaps this Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan launch trai...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest art
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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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Madden Curse

Sentient protein shake Rob Gronkowski doesn't believe in the Madden Curse

Even though he's on the cover of this year's Madden game, New England Patriots touchdown machine -- and the human embodiment of Edward Forty Hands -- Rob Gronkowski isn't concerned that he'll fall on hard times as a result. He's not wo...   read

 
 
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When the AI plays possum

Rag doll physics remain the best thing about Grand Theft Auto, even in fake-death. There have been a lot of GTAV gifs in my life of late and it's making me really want to boot up some GTA Online -- on PS3, of course.   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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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

 
 
Persona 5 cast
It's been a hot minute since we all screamed in rhapsody over another stylish Persona 5 trailer and an actual got damn release date (in Japan). Last week Josh Tolentino did a deep translation/analysis of the trailer, which yo...   read
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Thank goodness Dragon Quest Heroes II has multiplayer

It's been known for a while that Dragon Quest Heroes II would have multiplayer capabilities, but actually seeing it in action is another thing. This new video from the team showcases the four player co-op element, as well as the adherence t...   read

 
 
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Attack on Titan
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Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan has multiple pre-order bonuses

Now is the special time in a game's life when pre-order incentives come out to play. Whereas Season 2 of the anime will miss its 2016 window (when will we ever find out what pointless maguffin was in Eren's basement!?), the n...   read

 
 
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