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Pokemon Go is out in Japan, God save us all

So uh....a short while ago Niantic noted that it "wouldn't launch Pokémon Go" in a ton of regions (including Japan) until it got a handle on the servers. So of course the game was released in Japan last night. As was previously sugge...   read

 
 
Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go is a phenomenon. Even people who can't name any of the original 151 creatures outside of Pikachu are playing it, walking around their office complexes in suits trying to find that "brown fox" over in the corner of ...   read
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Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go has become a phenomenon in some regions, and we can chalk up a lot of that success to the series' 20-year history. I mean at some point, ignorant or not, odds are an individual who doesn't play games has heard...   read
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(Update) Pokemon Go finally hits the UK

[Update: Now it's available in Italy, Spain, and Portugal.] The official Pokémon Go Twitter account has announced that after a rollout in four other countries (including Germany yesterday), that the game is now available in the UK on...   read

 
 



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Pokémon Go has gotten me to explore just-around-the-corner places I'd never otherwise think to check out, and for that, I am thankful. But depending on where you live, you might not be so fortunate with Niantic's prede...   read

 
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Arc System Works' new game is Shephy...a Solitaire joint

Arc System Works is a fascinating company. They rule the roost in a lot of ways when it comes to amazing fighters -- series like Persona 4 Arena, Guilty Gear, and BlazBlue, but they aren't afraid to do different things sometimes, like the a...   read

 
 
Pokemon Go
Pokemon came out when I was in elementary school, and man did it take off. The first pair of games were released in the US in 1998, and the card game was introduced in 1999. Somewhere in-between that, a social pheno...   read
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Pokemon Go
Hey gang! I've been working on a review of Pokémon Go for this here website, and wanted to give you all an update. The plan was to play as much as I could over the weekend, but -- and this is both the reason for my lat...   read

 
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  Watch Video I am probably a horror game maker's favorite sort of person. I scare very easily when it comes to video games. Movies, not so much, but video games, man, they get me. Like, was Resident Evil 4 supposed to be super s...   read
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If you somehow haven't played Final Fantasy VII yet, it's on Android now

While we patiently wait for the Final Fantasy VII Remake, Square will be systematically re-releasing every Final Fantasy game they can on whatever platform they can. We may even see an NX remake for XV -- I would not put it past t...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video The Pac is back! Is it whack? Let's take a crack and find out, jack.    read
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Severed is also coming to 3DS, iOS, and Wii U

You didn't expect Severed to stay solely on the Vita for long, right? Drinkbox Studios has just announced at E3 that the game will be finding its way to other platforms -- several platforms actually -- on 3DS, iOS, and Wii U (it will h...   read

 
 
Deus Ex GO
  Watch Video Square Enix's Montréal studio has a knack for taking the publisher's most important franchises and creating mobile adaptations of them. Thus far, it's the GO series that has proven to be the most successful, as bo...   read
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go's US beta period begins today

Developer Niantic Inc has announced that Pokemon Go's beta sessions are now being extended from overseas to the US as of today. As a "limited" beta, specific people will be chosen to test out the app. New gameplay details have also bee...   read

 
 
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Trading card-based Skylanders Battlecast is out today

While Disney Infinity is shutting down entirely, Activision is doubling down on the market with a new Skylanders property, Battlecast. It's a mobile game that uses real trading cards on Android and iOS, as well as in-game unlocks. Multiplay...   read

 
 
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The Angry Birds movie has a bonus level that involves using your phone in the theater

I uh...don't hate this idea? So the Angry Birds movie (that hits theaters tomorrow) is actually doing pretty okay critically, and this extra tidbit involved that makes this video game adaption a bit more gamey. According to Rovio, atte...   read

 
 
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Nintendo claims that it's not selling your Miitomo info

All this time we all kind of assumed Nintendo was blatantly selling all our personal info from Miitomo, but apparently that's not the case -- at least, according to the publisher itself. Responding to a Kotaku article, Nintendo issued the f...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go beta

Sign up for Pokemon Go field tests

Provided the recent, rough footage from Pokémon Go didn't turn you off -- maybe the promise of gyms, egg hatching, and other familiar mechanics was enough to sway you back -- you can sign up and request an invitation to the game...   read

 
 
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Miitomo

Still play Miitomo? An update is coming

Well, Miitomo took the world by storm for a bit there with millions of downloads, but the honeymoon seems to be over. A lot of people seemed to have skipped out on it, and I've noticed less interaction in general outside of people atte...   read

 
 
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Uncharted: Fortune Hunter

If you can't wait for Uncharted 4, maybe play the mobile Fortune Hunter

I haven't played Uncharted 4: A Thief's End yet, but Steven's review convinced me to pick it up day one. Somehow I had prevented my stone heart from becoming excited at the prospect of crouching behind cover and making quips while...   read

 
 
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Battleborn Tap is a thing none of you probably asked for

So yeah -- Battleborn! It's pretty alright, and it's out today. But since every game is a multimedia brand now, Battleborn Tap is also out on mobile devices (Android, iOS). Think of it like a companion app of sorts, featuring a mini RP...   read

 
 
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Yep, Samurai Rising sure looks like Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles

A few weeks ago Square Enix revealed Samurai Rising, a new action RPG that features a job-based system and many familiar Final Fantasy themes. That's even more apparent now that the official site is open, with a whole host of job descriptio...   read

 
 
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The Elder Scrolls: Legends is rolling out its PC beta

That free-to-play strategy card game based on The Elder Scrolls? Still happening. Leading into PAX East this weekend, where The Elder Scrolls: Legends will be playable at booth #8021, Bethesda Softworks and Dire Wolf Digital have begun tak...   read

 
 


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Hearthstone

Hearthstone's newest expansion will launch later this month

The next 134 card expansion for Hearthstone is coming on April 26 in the form of Whispers of the Old Gods, which will inject more classic Blizzard lore into the game in addition to some nasty deck possibilities. You now have less than ...   read

 
 
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Samurai Rising is a new Final Fantasy-esque action RPG from Square Enix

Square Enix has announced Samurai Rising, which is due out on Android and iOS at some point in the future (likely this year). Before you groan, it actually looks pretty good! It's an action RPG akin to something like Secret of Mana, and fea...   read

 
 
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Gamespots latest History of video (this time on BioWares Mass Effect) is incredibly insightful and compulsive, and serves to fuel my desire to become part of a similarly ambitious and passionate team to create the kind of experience gamers

 
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