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Final Fantasy XV performs pretty well on both consoles, with a couple of minor caveats

Prior to the launch of Final Fantasy XV, I was a little apprehensive about what the overall performance of Square Enix's long-anticipated role-playing game would be like. Both Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae and the Platinum...   read

 
 
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Peep two hours of the English version of Persona 5

Look, I know it's not exactly the consolation you're after considering that Persona 5 just got delayed almost two months. It's a bummer for sure. Maybe, hopefully, absence really does make the heart grow fonder. But, Persona 5 do...   read

 
 
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My God, Indiana Jones Jibanyan is amazing

While things looked bleak for Yo-Kai Watch localizations just over a year ago, we've since gotten two main entries in that period in the west. Level-5 is pushing it hard overseas, and even though it hasn't reached Japan's level of success, ...   read

 
 
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Live action Final Fantasy XV trailer channels Goonies

Square Enix has released what might be the final trailer for the game that started life as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Yep, XV is out, and it's way better than XIII. The concept of young children hunting an Iron Giant has very little to...   read

 
 
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The first major Pokemon Sun and Moon event just started

Game Freak is rolling out global events for Pokemon Sun and Moon, which involve the entire community. The first one starts this week, and tasks the entire playerbase with collectively capturing 100 million Pokemon in all. If we all mee...   read

 
 
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PSA: Pokemon Sun and Moon's bank and National Pokedex are coming in January

A lot of players have asked me how to get the Pokemon Bank app to work with Sun and Moon, but here's the rub -- it doesn't! Nintendo hasn't added in the functionality yet, and just like the Virtual Console editions of Pokemon Red, Blue...   read

 
 
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Review: A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV

The opening salvo of the overwhelming marketing push that is Final Fantasy XV is upon us. We've recapped all of the different things that Square Enix is pushing to unite this one world, and now, against all odds, we're doing our b...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV pre-launch stream: fighting giant kids, dogs, and flying level 99 Square Enix presidents

Final Fantasy XV is officially out, and much to the dismay of those hoping the 10-year effort would be a failure, it's getting great reviews. If you've still got time to kill before it downloads or delivers, check out the Japanese-only live...   read

 
 
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Review: Harvest Moon: Skytree Village

It’s weird to think how competitive the farm sim genre has become. You have Stardew Valley, which may be the best farm sim ever created, Story of Seasons continues to impress, Rune Factory is outstanding, and there's Farming Simu...   read

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XV

The fact that Final Fantasy XV starts with a broken down car is the perfect analogy to its development cycle. Some of us have been waiting 10 years for this game. Others couldn't care less. Square Enix has been allocating so many resou...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon's most wanted

[And check out community member Inquisitve Ravenclaw! He helped with the wanted posters. I hear he's a commissionable artist!] As most people went out of their way to stay spoiler-free for the new Pokémon Sun and Moon, I went in...   read

 
 
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Review: World of Final Fantasy

Final Fantasy XV is out soon, but all of my attention has been on this year's Final Fantasy little brother, World of Final Fantasy. Despite that it isn't part of the main series and its central mechanic is monster collecting, it feels very ...   read

 
 
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Todd Howard says Nintendo Switch has 'one of the best demos I've ever seen'

It's still rare for anyone to have seen or tried Nintendo's new Switch console. Only the most influential folks in the industry have had any hands-on time with it, and their lips are sealed thanks to a surely-stringent non-disclosure agreem...   read

 
 
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A guide to quickly increasing Pokemon happiness in Sun and Moon

Pokemon trainers are going to have to get to know a few of their pocket monsters awfully well in order to get them to evolve. In Pokemon Sun and Moon, Eevee, Munchlax, Pichu, and Type: Null all require high happiness ratings to level t...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV director warns about spoilers and details day one patch

Since Final Fantasy XV was delayed, Square Enix has promised a substantial day one patch that it's now calling an update -- more specifically the "Crown Update." Game director Hajime Tabata said it would add features to the game to mak...   read

 
 
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A parent's guide to Pokemon

I was recently attending a social event with some friends, and one of them had brought her two boys along, ages 11 and 9. One of the only other kids at the function (also 11) had brought along her 3DS to keep occupied. The boys were transfi...   read

 
 
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Review: Xanadu Next

Ever since I started playing a couple of Nihon Falcom’s games last year, I became a huge fan of the studio in a matter of seconds. From the Ys series’ fast-paced combat to The Legend of Heroes titles’ world-building aspect...   read

 
 
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The System Shock remake won't launch until 2018

It looks like Shodan won't be returning to torment us for a little while. According to a recent Kickstarter update from Night Dive Studios, the release date for System Shock Remastered is now Q2 2018. The original estimate was December 2017...   read

 
 
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Of course you can take selfies in Final Fantasy XV

Press releases, demos, anime, movies, trailers, gameplay videos, chunks of the final game, action figures, PlayStation Pro compatibility, interviews, Q&As, DLC, name changes, virtual reality experiences, apologies, cars, key visual...   read

 
 
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It's okay that Persona was delayed because Digimon World: Next Order releases soon

A good Digimon game needs to have just the right mix of cringeworthy cheese and skill-based combat, and it looks like Digimon World: Next Order is right on track. The story trailer released today runs down the plot for the game, which ...   read

 
 
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Last chance on Pokemon Sun and Moon 20% off deal before release

Whether you go Pokémon Sun or Moon for tomorrow's release, at least get a 20% discount versus forking over the full list price. Two retailers have price breaks available: Toys"R"Us and Amazon (who is price-matching TRU). This saves y...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4 now has mods on PlayStation 4

At long last, Bethesda has introduced mods to Fallout 4 on PlayStation 4. For a time, it was looking like there wouldn't be any mod support at all, but Bethesda was able to work it out with Sony, at least to a certain extent. Modders can cr...   read

 
 
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Are you okay with waiting two more months for Persona 5 and getting dual audio?

I've talked about dual audio many times before in Dtoid, but this is a perfect opportunity to have a larger discussion about it, given Persona 5's delay. Yes, it's no longer coming on Valentine's day in February in the west -- instead, it's...   read

 
 
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Atlus is pushing Persona 5 back to April 4, 2017

Persona 5 is coming later than expected, uh, again! Hopefully this is the last time. Atlus confirmed a revised April 4, 2017 release for North America and Europe today during a livestream. That's a short-term bummer, no doubt about it, but...   read

 
 
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Volo's Guide to Monsters is the new, awesome Monster Manual for Dungeons & Dragons

Picking up a new Dungeons & Dragons book is one of my favorite experiences. Opening it for the first time, the spine cracking a bit, the pages resistant to turning -- it all makes for a bizarrely tactile feeling that I look forward to e...   read

 
 
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Tricos animations are How he sits on his How he scratches his ear, sending pretty feathers How hell cry if I go too How hell snatch food from my arms if I take too long feeding I love

 
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Eternal Sonata seems to have picked up after party level Finally getting multihit healing is The fort dungeon was lame and Im still not sure on the But hey, Viola is Not to mention stupid

 
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Im playing Let It Die in case anyone wants to see how it looks and plays! I dont stream often, but come on over!

 
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Day 8,000,001: I could be playing Shantae: Half-Genie Hero or Nitroplus Blasterz right now, but since the internet is STILL out Im doomed to go though the rest of my video AND Ill be missing Toonami

 

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