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Damn, everyone seems to have seen the Nintendo NX but us

So, the NX, guys. It's a contest reward for Splatoon tournaments. It's been talked about for months on end, and praised by multiple developers -- Square Enix even confirmed, then de-confirmed, then confirmed Dragon Quest NX. The cat is way ...   read

 
 
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Serpico slashes up some fools in this Berserk Warriors clip

I can't get enough Berserk and the Band of the Hawk gameplay, and now that Femto has been confirmed, I'm eagerly awaiting to hear back about the rest of the God Hand. But for now, I've been re-watching all of the character videos so fa...   read

 
 
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Look ridiculous with this Proto Man Halloween costume

Remember last year's Mega Man Halloween costumes? Well they're back, in Proto Man form! This one actually looks a little better, seeing as it comes with a scarf, and is made of material that seems like it wasn't made out of a bed sheet (and...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Donkey Kong Country Returns Wii U

"New and old" has always summed up the Nintendo eShop, but there's some good ones here this week. On Wii U you'll find Severed, a port of a not-too-old Vita game, as well as Donkey Kong Country Returns, Laser Blaster, Titans Tower, Double B...   read

 
 
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The Warcraft movie is better than I was led to believe

There were a lot of great discussions about the Warcraft movie when it was released back in June from both sides of the equation. People have been clamoring for Blizzard to make a film for over two decades, and now, it had finally secured D...   read

 
 
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Bayonetta 2's campaign almost had a 'light and dark' element to it

Celebrating the two year anniversary of Bayonetta 2, Platinum Games' Yusuke Hashimoto, the game's director, took to their blog to muse on a few ideas that never left the cutting room floor. One of them involves a dual campaign of sorts invo...   read

 
 
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Jazzpunk is better the second time around

It feels like forever ago when I first encountered Jazzpunk on the PC, and that passage of time made my recent playthrough on PS4 all the sweeter. Yes, the irreverent adventure game is back, and it has jokes. So many, in fact, that many fel...   read

 
 
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Femto is playable in Berserk Warriors, and I'm freaking out

Famitsu has just confirmed that Femto will be playable in Berserk Musuo (now known as Berserk and the Band of the Hawk), and it's a pretty substantial development based on the source material. Seeing a demon man in a skin-tight suit is prob...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Destiny: Rise of Iron

Four expansions later, Destiny is a better game than it was at launch. I fell short of claiming "it's come a long way," because a lot of the core issues with Bungie's philosophy have persisted throughout the game's now two-year hi...   read

 
 
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Review: Batman: A Telltale Games Series: Children of Arkham

I've been reading a lot of Batman lately. No, not necessarily the stories where he's just kicking ass and taking names with all those wonderful toys -- tales where he's vulnerable, or where Bruce isn't even the star. Where, Phantom&nbs...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Zarya is going to make a splash in Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm is an All-Star meetup of Blizzard characters from just about every moment in the company's over 20+ year history. I mean, it literally was called "Blizzard All-Stars" at one point, making its journey from a StarCraft mod...   read

 
 
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Kicks and queues: Destiny's Rise of Iron expansion is having a bumpy rollout

[Update: After two hours things have been smoother, though there are still scattered reports (myself included) of being dropped from the game and connection issues. The worst seems to be over, however.] The Destiny: Rise of Iron expans...   read

 
 
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Wow, the Phoenix Wright series is 15 years old? Okay

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice was just released internationally, a date that happens to sort of coincide with the 15th anniversary of the original game. If you're confused, it's because the first Wright game was actu...   read

 
 
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Poland is getting a Witcher stamp with Geralt's handsome face

Much like Finland is very proud of Angry Birds, Poland (home of developer CD Projekt Red) is proud of The Witcher. So much so, in fact, that Damien Monnier, lead designer of the upcoming Gwent game, has reported that there is going to ...   read

 
 
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I'm still jazzed the Final Fantasy XII remaster is based off the international version

Square Enix showed off more footage of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age at TGS, and I'm even more pumped than I was initially. XII is one of my least favorite entries in the series, but I'm eager to jump back into the world of Ivalice agai...   read

 
 
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Man robbed while livestreaming Pokemon Go

Streamer Rickeybot found himself in a nightmare situation last night while playing Pokemon Go for a live audience in New York City -- he was mugged on camera. Rickeybot was just chilling playing Go when someone sucker punches him and s...   read

 
 
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TGS 2017 dated, still growing year after year

Lest you think trade shows are becoming less relevant, TGS officials have provided attendance numbers this year, and they're very promising. In addition to growing year after year during each day of the show (there's two business/press days...   read

 
 
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You need to walk 248 miles in Pokemon Go to evolve a Magikarp with the buddy system

Like most things Pokemon Go related, the community has come through and delivered more information than the developer has given. This new tidbit comes by way of GameSpot, who provided the exact mileage (kilometers, actually) needed to ...   read

 
 
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Watch the final free episode of Final Fantasy XV: Brotherhood here

The last free episode of Final Fantasy XV: Brotherhood anime is out, and you can watch the conclusion of the encounter that started in the first clip before it was interrupted by character studies from each party member. You also get t...   read

 
 
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Activision made good on its promise of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance remaster DLC and bug fixes

As was the case with several Activision remasters in the past, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 1 + 2 was borked at launch. Not only were there a number of bugs, but the DLC characters weren't included, or even on offer separately in any fashi...   read

 
 
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The BlizzCon virtual ticket extras have been revealed

BlizzCon will be held in November once again this year, and Blizzard is rolling out another "Virtual Ticket" pack that comes with access to all its panels, as well as the token digital goodies for its stable of games. This time the bundle i...   read

 
 
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King of Fighters producer: 'Arcades are dying down, so events like EVO Japan are great'

There was a massive presentation at TGS yesterday regarding fighting games, and Yasuyuki Oda (King of Fighters XIV producer) was in attendance. He dropped a ton of information on us, including news of a balance update, a larger ra...   read

 
 
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This Yo-Kai Watch Jibanyan 3DS theme on My Nintendo is the best

My Nintendo's reward system kind of went into a free fall after the Twilight Princess Picross game dropped (which was day one, haha), but every so often a cool little digital trinket pops in. Today is that day, as a new theme to promot...   read

 
 
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Bungie seems to be planning a big pre-Destiny expansion ARG event

This past week streamer Mr_ Amplified discovered something odd in Destiny, and what seems to be a new ARG game. Earning the buff called "Splendor 2.6," a glittery aura appeared above their avatar's head -- an alteration that can't be r...   read

 
 
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Sony boss thinks No Man's Sky could have been marketed better

Eurogamer managed to catch up with Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida, who shared a few thoughts on the No Man's Sky debacle. Ever the optimist, he mentions multiple times that he's happy with the game itself and that...   read

 
 
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