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Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV has a free login campaign this entire month for select players

Square Enix has hit a record number of players for Final Fantasy XIV, but they're not done with their push for subscribers. As is the case with select previous events they're now targeting old players with a new "120 hour maximum" login cam...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon
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These new Pokemon Sun & Moon forms are freaking me out

Pokemon Sun & Moon looks wackier every time some new bit of info drops. Ok, I get "long neck" Exeggutor, but then it starts getting confusing. Ice Vulpix and Sandshrew! What kind of madness is this in a tropical climate? Oh, and that is...   read

 
 
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Arceus

PSA: You can grab Arceus, the God of all Pokemon, starting today

As Jordan calls it, the "Monthly mythical 'mons" train rolls on. Along with July Shaymin is out, and Arceus is in. After two months of glorious, retail store free events on the Nintendo Network, now we have the unfortunate reality of G...   read

 
 
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Square Enix's Apple Watch RPG is out now

Cosmos Rings, a new role-playing game from Square Enix, is now available for Apple Watch. Fittingly enough for a timepiece-exclusive experience, both Cosmos Rings' story and some of the gameplay elements revolve around time, in addition to ...   read

 
 
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Review: Grand Kingdom

For the past few weeks, I’ve been booting up Grand Kingdom on my PlayStation Vita for about an hour or two a night. The demo immediately hooked me with its absolute beauty and its unique take on tactics in a role-playing game, leaving...   read

 
 
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Persona 5 cast

Persona 5 battle-wear is my fetish

I loved Persona 4's vibrant pop aesthetic just fine. Entering the TV world to the tune of catchy department store jingles while wearing school clothes (or, later, the Dojima costume!!!). And I like that Persona 5 is doing something differen...   read

 
 
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Review: Fallout Vault-Tec Workshop

The third of the Workshop DLC packs for Fallout 4, the Vault-Tec Workshop promises a deeper experience than the previous releases. Literally. The majority of the new content is gear around finishing the construction of Vault 88, a fallout s...   read

 
 
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Fairy Fencer F
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Review: Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force

If there is one complaint of the current generation of gaming I wholeheartedly agree with, it’s the sheer number of “HD” remakes being shoved out because native backwards compatibility is absent on the PlayStation 4 and Xb...   read

 
 
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Medieval mouse adventure Ghost of a Tale hits Steam Early Access

Ghost of a Tale has looked captivating for quite some time, and although it still isn't done yet, the gorgeous stealth-centric action-RPG is now playable through Steam Early Access. It's getting there. "While the game's core mechanics are ...   read

 
 
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Square Enix attempts to sell you one last time on Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV

We've seen still screens, we've seen Japanese footage, now here's the English trailer for Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV, the film that is officially kicking off the XV subfranchise. Yep, Kingsglaive is still set for a digital ...   read

 
 
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Grandia

Grandia 3 now available via the PlayStation Store

While I Am Setsuna is the hot new JRPG du jour, it wasn't the only one to grace the PlayStation Store in North America week, as Game Arts has re-released Grandia III under the PlayStation 2 Classics banner. However, unlike the string o...   read

 
 
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SQUARE ENIX

Square Enix is making a JRPG for Apple Watch

Chaos Rings, a series of role-playing games for mobile devices, has apparently done so well for Square Enix that the company has challenged creator Takehiro Ando to develop a spin-off called Cosmos Rings for a platform with even more c...   read

 
 
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Baby-making RPG Conception II coming to Steam next month

It feels like forever ago, but Conception II only came out in 2014 on the 3DS and Vita -- and even then we kind of knew the latter's days were numbered. If you didn't grab it then though no biggie, because Spike Chunsoft is bringing it to S...   read

 
 
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Paper Mario
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I love Paper Mario: Color Splash's sense of style

Nintendo has taken the Paper Mario series in a light-adventure direction that, as a fan of the original N64 game and its superb sequel The Thousand-Year Door, I'm not especially enthused about. That said, I have to appreciate the papercraf...   read

 
 
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Nioh

Nioh sure has some ugly demons

Good news: Team Ninja's Nioh will have another playable demo on PlayStation 4. Bad news: this so-called "beta demo" won't appear until August 23, and like the alpha build before it, we'll only be able to test it out for a limited time. Come...   read

 
 
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The System Shock remake will also make it to PS4

With a week of Kickstarter fundraising left to go for the System Shock remake, Nightdive Studios has a pleasant surprise for PlayStation gamers -- the sci-fi action-RPG is coming to PlayStation 4 "around Q1 2018." That's in addition to th...   read

 
 
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South Park

South Park: The Fractured but Whole's big fancy edition has a Cartman RC car

The kids of South Park don't have a lot of great options for transportation. They can ride the school bus, but that driver's mean as all hell. They could have their parents taxi them around, but that's totally lame. Or, in the case of Cartm...   read

 
 
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Deals

I Am Setsuna 20% off launch deal for PC gamers

Yesterday Square Enix's latest JRPG I Am Setsuna went live globally on PS4 and PC (read our review here). While initial user reviews report of controller/gamepad issues, most scores out there are on the positive side. If you're interes...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV ramps up to six million players

Square Enix has announced that in the roughly three years it's been around, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has garnered six million players globally (that number excludes free trials). To celebrate, players with subscriptions that a...   read

 
 
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YEEEEEEE
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Oh hey, watch the first 18 minutes of Persona 5 gameplay

I guess that'll teach me to sleep and have a day job! Mere hours after Atlus debuted the full anime intro for Persona 5, it also showed off the first eighteen minutes of the game on a livestream.  You can check it out below if you're n...   read

 
 
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Nioh

Team Ninja's Nioh returns with a beta demo on August 23

Team Ninja's action-RPG Nioh messed me up in all the right ways, and ever since the alpha demo period ended, I've been eager to get back into its gloomy, oppressive, oni-filled world for round two. If you missed out on your chance back in A...   read

 
 
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I Am Setsuna review
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Review: I Am Setsuna

Square Enix has put itself in a rather interesting predicament. Given that the company is over 40 years old at this point (if you count Enix), it has a rather sizable fan base that's comprised of people of all age groups. On one hand you ha...   read

 
 
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Mobius Final Fantasy launches August 3

Mobius Final Fantasy will debut on western shores on August 3, Square Enix announced this week. Although it's a free-to-play game for smartphones, Mobius Final Fantasy aims to deliver a console-quality experience, and, if nothing else, it c...   read

 
 
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Hyper Light Drifter

After four months, Hyper Light Drifter arrives on consoles soon

Sony's summer sale has spilled the beans -- Hyper Light Drifter is coming to PS4 on July 26. Developer Heart Machine confirmed the same date for the Xbox One release shortly after. There is no mention of the co-op feature however,...   read

 
 
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FFXV covers

Final Fantasy XV has a cleaner, simpler reversible cover

Fancy-pants collector's editions aside, this is what the box art for Final Fantasy XV looks like in North America and Europe. It's a slight variation on what was shown back around E3, and for those of you who prefer the classic logo look, ...   read

 
 
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Occams

Its 1AM Monday Arguably one of my least favorite times Just the antithesis of a Friday So in the spirit of that ill at ease feeling, ask me

 
Dreamweaver

Fallout 4 is so forgettable that I dont remember where I put No, seriously, I only noticed that I misplaced my PS4 copy when I had the urge to see my waifu, Cait, again so now I got to buy a new :( I really hope an Ultimate Edition isnt

 
Shinta

Got the Mark of Strength on Nioh finally, and beat Twilight level 1 as Says only people in NA have rated that item, so not that many people have beaten it yet I Still another week to keep

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Ill post my picture later today with Mom told me I look early 20s now but she prefers at least some facial Cover that face, you ugly!

 
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Dazzit for Will check on reponses Nighty night!

 
iam16bit

AMA 2: Electric If Vxxy and Hypno can bump their posts, then so can

 
Retrofraction

Thank you Thomas Harp for releasing Axiom Verge on my birthday :3 <3 I know this is probably a coincidence, but still awesome

 
Electric Reaper

First past the post/winner take all is an okay voting system for any always-binary However, once the number of choices becomes 3 or more, a different system would be better, such as single transferable

 
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Watch Dogs 2 story reaaaaally sounds different than the first

 
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