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Review: Stela

Charles Caleb Colton once said, "Imitation is the sincerest [form] of flattery." Clearly, Mr. Colton never owned iPhone. Since the launch of the App Store, it has become a cesspool of hastily thrown together titles that mimic, rip-off, or s...

 
 
 
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Review: Astral Chain

When Astral Chain kicked off with a janky vehicle section, I was worried. Then the toilet fairy came. Then the insane mechanical depth we'd expect out of Platinum. Then I got to moonlight as an office mascot named Lappy who helped out ...

 
 
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Astral Chain guide: Seven tips for beginners

Astral Chain is a Platinum joint, and that means there's a lot of stuff to memorize. But like many Japanese action romps, a lot of the complexity lies in your ability to micromanage all of the game's upgrades and systems, which feed in...

 
 
 
 
 
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Check out 10 minutes of Astral Chain action right here

Nintendo Japan has released an "action overview" video of PlatinumGames' upcoming anime adventure Astral Chain, which is headed exclusively to Switch this August. The 10-minute trailer includes plenty of hack 'n' slash action, as the narrat...

 
 
 
 
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Platinum accepts partial fault for Scalebound's cancelation

There has been a near-unanimous refrain following Microsoft's cancelation of Platinum's Scalebound back in 2017: How could Xbox, a platform that's light on first-party exclusives, shut down the most promising game in its pipeline? More...

 
 
 
 
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Platinum's website just revealed more info on Astral Chain

Just last week Nintendo and Platinum revealed Astral Chain by way of a Nintendo Direct and man I was immediately taken by it. The neo-Tokyo feel is right up my alley, especially when combined with what seems to be a varied combat system.&nb...

 
 
 
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NieR: Automata's 2B is now ready to rumble in Soulcalibur VI

Before the launch of Namco Bandai's Soulcalibur VI, fans were fervently discussing which gaming characters could make an appearance as guest stars in the new fighter. One name came up time and time again, that of 2B, android protagonist of ...

 
 
 
 
 
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ESRB lists 'Game of the YoRHa Edition' for NieR: Automata

The crazy brilliance of Yoko Taro and the fluid action of Platinum Games came together last year to craft NieR: Automata. It was a masterpiece. Its legacy could have just died in 2017, but it got multiple kicks from ongoing DLC and an Xbox ...

 
 
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Here's a closer look at NieR: Automata's 2B in Soulcalibur VI

Soulcalibur VI is welcoming 2B from NieR: Automata into the fold at some point and people are going crazy over it. Not only is it a fresh relevant pick for a guest character, but Automata also rocks and popped up on many a Game of the Year ...

 
 
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2B from NieR: Automata is coming to Soulcalibur VI

Continuing the recent trend of crossover, Bandai Namco has announced that 2B from last year's NieR: Automata will be coming to Soulcalibur VI.  The accompanying trailer reveals a moveset, that pulls heavily from her original game, goin...

 
 
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Flare unveil more of their NieR: Automata 2B figurine

At this weekend's Wonder Festival, figure manufacturers Flare showcased their upcoming figurine based on one of 2017's breakout video game stars, NieR: Automata's emotional android YoRHa No. 2 Type B, known to her besties "2B".Back in Winte...

 
 
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NieR: Automata books are getting a North American release

To say that NieR: Automata is a great game wouldn't do it justice, it's one of the best games I've played in years and a lot of that has to do with the story. I'm only 20 or so hours into it and it's already reduced me to tears a few times,...

 
 




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