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Final Fantasy XV is getting even more DLC, and your Season Pass won't cover it all

The development of Final Fantasy XV is one of the most unique cases I've come across in some time. After its massive 10-year legacy, it almost feels like we're just getting started. Speaking to Famitsu, director Hajime Tabata open...   read

 
 
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Trails of Cold Steel II finally gets a European release date

While it was recently announced that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II is to be released in the U.S. early next month, European fans of the franchise were left in a state of limbo, as there was no confirmation of a launch date f...   read

 
 
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Reigns is like Tinder but with tons of dead kings

Reigns is a peculiar little game. It’s essentially a minimalistic card game about making choices. You’re presented with a situation and told to solve it by selecting one of two possible outcomes. Reigns is a gamified version of ...   read

 
 
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The Behemoth is running a beta for its weird strategy RPG soon

The Behemoth is taking a crack at turn-based strategy with Pit People, a game that, like the studio's prior work (Castle Crashers, BattleBlock Theater), is silly and best played in co-op. One day you won't have to hear it from me -- you'll...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4's newest animated short hits the bottle hard

Bethesda's new animated trailer for Nuka-World treats the bottle with about as much respect as the It's Always Sunny gang does. That is to say [Rodney Dangerfield voice] it gets no respect. No respect, I tell ya! When Nuka-World&...   read

 
 
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Get hard, Sega Hard, this October

Can you believe it's been 15 weeks since the last entry in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise was released? What's taking so long? If the past few months without your waifu have been excruciating, fret not. Idea Factory Interna...   read

 
 
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Disgaea 2 is coming to Steam, but not until January

Typically, when I hear that an older game is being ported over to PC, I expect to see it pop up on Steam in the near future. A few weeks. Maybe a month. Hell, sometimes they're even stealth-released! The newly-announced port of Disgaea 2, t...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron's raid won't be as technical as King's Fall

Destiny players have gone through three raids now. Crota's End is generally considered the weakest, but there's ongoing debate about which is better between the first raid, Vault of Glass, and the most recent one, King's Fall. One thing the...   read

 
 
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Maid cafes CONFIRMED for Persona 5

One of my favorite things about playing RPGs set in Japan (before I was able to visit for myself last year for the first time!) is wandering the streets and learning new customs. The Yakuza series (minus the egregious cuts for 3) was r...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem was originally going to crossover with Pokemon before Conquest ruined it

We heard so little about Tokyo Mirage Sessons #FE over the course of its development that some of us feared it was canceled, but it had undergone a number of changes before it actually came out the way it did (which was good, by the way!). ...   read

 
 
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The saga of Final Fantasy XIV on Xbox One continues

Final Fantasy XIV is one of the best MMOs right now, and you can play it on PC, PS3, and PS4, all on the same servers. Dope right? Well, the Xbox One is still out of the equation, but that ever-changing situation has once again opened itsel...   read

 
 
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Platinum Games to work on new action-RPG Granblue Fantasy game

At The Cygames Next event, Cygames (developer of Granblue Fantasy, an immensely popular mobile RPG in Japan) announced that it is working with Platinum Games to develop the next Granblue Fantasy game, Granblue Fantasy Project Re: ...   read

 
 
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New Pokemon Crabrawler is an incredulous rock lobster

My first thought reading the name "Crabrawler": the balls on the localization team with that one, innit? I was so impressed I turned British, despite being the red-bloodiest American on staff. It's a crab and it's a brawler. It's a crabraw...   read

 
 
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Review: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Call me crazy, but I mixed up the titles for Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Mankind Divided so many times during this review process, it's unfathomable. I mean, they're very similar games, both have very similar artwork and generic name...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Deluxe at 25% off, preload going live

Preloading for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided fires up at 9:00am Pacific on Friday, August 19. If you want to pick up a copy in time for both the preload and those pre-order bonuses, two digital retailers are danging the pre-order disco...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV's Ultimate Edition isn't all that ultimate

One of the definitions of ultimate (and certainly the one Square Enix intended with its naming) is "the best achievable or imaginable of its kind." That's why the Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Edition is called that -- because it has every...   read

 
 
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Jade Empire heading to iOS

Jade Empire is coming to iOS soon. Aspyr Media, the group responsible for iOS ports of Knights of the Old Republic and Fahrenheit, will be handling porting duties. The game was, allegedly, supposed to release today, but some last-...   read

 
 
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Namco Bandai teases a 'major' Dark Souls III announcement next week

I still dabble in Dark Souls III these days, even if I've exhausted basically everything in terms of major content, but it's not the same. I pine for the days where I'm playing it constantly, and later this year it looks like I'll get ...   read

 
 
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EA reverses position on remasters, hints towards Mass Effect

One year ago, noble mega-publisher Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore said of the recent trend of remastering slightly older games and re-releasing them on current console hardware, that, it "feels like pushing stuff out because you've run out...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Uranium 'more alive than ever' despite Nintendo's takedown

A story in two headlines: Fan-made Pokemon: Uranium finally releases after nine years, August 11. Nintendo drops the hammer on Pokemon Uranium, August 13. Yes, Nintendo put the kibosh on the years-in-the-making, not-for-profit fan project q...   read

 
 
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Watch the first 12 minutes of Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive

The Final Fantasy XV delay is mostly okay (I'd rather them deliver a massive day-one patch on the disc than take the approach Hello Games did with No Man's Sky), but it...complicates things when it comes to the Kingsglaive movie. ...   read

 
 
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Nearly an hour of Final Fantasy XV gameplay was just released

In the recent delay announcement, director Hajime Tabata said they would release a 30-minute video on August 16. He lied: it's 52 minutes. If you're itching for anything Final Fantasy XV-related, this should tide you over. I'm here to shar...   read

 
 
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Super cute puzzle RPG Puyo Puyo Chronicle announced

[Update: Here are the first official screens and the trailer!] Puyo Puyo is one of those criminally underrated series. Enthusiasts know about it and live by it, but the gaming public often drifts by in favor of other puzzle games. Hopefully...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Kingdom Hearts III on Nintendo NX?

[Update: Perhaps unsurprisingly, EB Games Australia has claimed via its Twitter account that KHIII was never listed for pre-order and that the image is fake.]EB Games Australia recently listed Kingdom Hearts III on its web-store for $1...   read

 
 
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Bartz, Boco, Terra announced for World of Final Fantasy

In World of Final Fantasy, you will play as the twins Reynn and Lann. On your journey you will be assisted by a multitude of Final Fantasy characters. The latest edition of Famitsu reveals three new support characters: Terra Branford from F...   read

 
 
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