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Super Rude Bear Resurrection dev offers bounty for death-less playthrough

Super Rude Bear Resurrection isn't out yet, but that hasn't stopped developer Alex Rose from challenging players with a seemingly impossible task. Rose, according to a video uploaded on his YouTube channel, is offering $1000 to the first pe...   read

 
 
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Creative director at Turn 10 promises big things for Forza and Porsche partnership

Last year, Turn 10, developer of the Forza series, announced that they had bagged the rights to put Porsche vehicles in their games, starting with a Forza 6 Porsche expansion. That led to Forza Horizon 3 getting yet another pack last m...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's Switch sales exceed March expectations, looks toward prosperous future

Nintendo has said all along it is aiming for 10 million Switch sales in its first year. The company's fiscal earnings report for fiscal year 2016 revealed that it did more than a quarter of that in the console's launch month. Hoping to sell...   read

 
 
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Is anyone even excited for Tekken 7?

Tekken has always rocked it with extra modes. Sports minigames, beat 'em up gaidens -- they're par for the course. Tekken 7: Fated Retribution doesn't look as crazy as some past releases but it seems up there in terms of variety, at l...   read

 
 
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Capcom's yearly earnings: Dead Rising 4 bombs, Resident Evil saves the day

Dead Rising 4 failed to make even half of what Capcom was hoping for. Having projected two million sales in the 2016 fiscal year, the lumbering husk of a once-great series didn't reach one million. Poor performance of the Xbox One outs...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's updated release schedule shows the 3DS still has fight left in it

Nintendo says a lot of things, and their cardinal rule seems to be "deny, deny, deny." When the Wii U was rumored to be on the way out, they denied it, only to confirm it weeks later. Folks thought the 3DS would meet the same fate given tha...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

It's a huge week for the Switch, as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is hitting the platform tomorrow, and Puyo Puyo Tetris is out today. Oh, and there's Tumbleseed, Neogeo Over Top, and Kamiko to consider too on the eShop. Not ...   read

 
 
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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's newest gameplay trailer is definitely marvelous

I'm so glad to be eating my words here. While I had worried about the art direction of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (even going as far as nitpicking character size and the quasi-realism bringing it closer to Contest of Champions' art style)...   read

 
 
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Get a closer look at Gravity Rush's NieR: Automata homage

We knew Gravity Rush 2's 2B outfit was coming west for free on May 9, but you can get a better look at the costume in the trailer below. It doesn't give her any new abilities or whatnot but it's cool all the same, and seems to come with two...   read

 
 
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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 reconfirmed for this year by Nintendo

A few months back we got wind that Xenoblade Chronicles 2 exists, and that it's coming by the end of this year! Though I wouldn't get too hyped up as we barely have any screens and under two minutes of gameplay to work with, leaving fo...   read

 
 
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Codemasters unleashes a new trailer, soundtrack info for DiRT 4

DiRT 4 is still on track for a summer release, Codemasters has let us know. Along with the first "gameplay" trailer below, they have confirmed that June 6 will be race day. The game is speeding to PC, PS4 and Xbox One for $59.99 and it does...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Heroes has a tenth of Super Mario Run's downloads, but made more money

According to Takashi Mochizuki of the Wall Street Journal, Nintendo has provided updated mobile sales figures at a recent financial briefing Q & A. They're not exact, but we now know that in total, Fire Emblem Heroes and Super...   read

 
 
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Yomawari: Midnight Shadows coming west, on PC as well

Shin Yomawari is westward-bound with a new name, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. On top of PlayStation 4 and PS Vita releases, it will also hit PC this fall in North America and Europe. I wonder if the name "Midnight Shadows" is related to...   read

 
 
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Genyo Takeda, creator of Punch-Out!!, retires from Nintendo

Veteran hardware developer Genyo Takeda, one of the longest tenured employees of Nintendo, has decided to retire after 45 years. The open position will be filled by Ko Shiota. On top of developing consoles like the Wii, Takeda created hit g...   read

 
 
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Review: The Walking Dead: A New Frontier: Thicker than Water

[This review contains spoilers for The Walking Dead Season One and Tales from the Borderlands.] When I said A New Frontier was shaping up to be the most consistently good Telltale game since the first season of The Walking Dead, some t...   read

 
 
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How is the community's Persona 5 social life?

I hope you've spent these past three weeks pouring your heart and soul into Persona 5, because the time has come. I've been teasing the end of this website for a while now, talking about how the fibers of civilization that hold this communi...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia storms Japan

A quartet of new titles have finally topped Monster Hunter XX in Japan, with Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia leading the charge. Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition, including all the DLC, joins a new Pro Yakyuu an...   read

 
 
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Atlus has a slight change of heart regarding Persona 5 streaming

Along with restricting use of the PlayStation 4's built-in share feature for Persona 5, earlier this month Atlus issued harsh guidelines for folks who still intended to stream the game or upload footage. It was the kind of thing reviewers w...   read

 
 
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Don't get your hopes up for Alien: Isolation 2

In recent days, rumors have been abound that Creative Assembly was working on Alien: Isolation 2. It started with Official PlayStation Magazine writing (as reported by PlayStation Universe) "Our sources tell us that after work is finished o...   read

 
 
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Hacker teen responsible for attacks on Sony, Minecraft, Microsoft jailed for two years

Adam Mudd, who created DDoS tool Titanium Stresser at age 16, has been sentenced to two years in jail, The Guardian reports. Titanium Stresser, "carried out more than 1.7 [million] attacks on websites including Minecraft, Xbox Live and Micr...   read

 
 
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Podtoid is recording, ask us questions!

We're recording Podtoid this fine afternoon and then I'm going to go watch Perfect Blue on the big screen for kicks. Please send us enough questions that we fear for our lives and sanity. You can leave them right in the comments or email us...   read

 
 
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Localizer asks to be left off credits after developer removes accidental KKK reference

Localization is the process of adapting incidental details of a work to better fit the region it is being exported to. Sometimes it is done inelegantly, like when Pokemon's Brock holds a handful of onigiri (rice balls wrapped with dried sea...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon goes more unrealistic than ever with upcoming Hot Wheels add-on

Forza Horizon is a series that has always been rooted in the vaguely possible. Forza Motorsport is the simulation-heavy style where cars do what cars would do. Horizon is where you suspend your disbelief just a little bit be...   read

 
 
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Ready at Dawn's Deformers has had one troubled launch

Did you know that the studio behind The Order: 1886 has a new game out? It's true. Released last week, Deformers is an altogether different concept from Ready at Dawn, trading out a cinematic romp through alternate-history London for little...   read

 
 
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Hover: Revolt of Gamers is launching on May 31

It has been quite some time since we last reported on Hover: Revolt of Gamers. While I somewhat remember the announcement of the Jet Set Radio inspired indie game, I didn't realize it had been available on Early Access for almost two years....   read

 
 


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