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Review: Hitman: Bangkok

Hitman has been getting run through the wringer over the past five months, and it has almost nothing to do with its gameplay. No, the core is pretty sound -- a natural evolution of the "find and kill" staple it helped define in 20...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6 gets a whopping nine new characters

The latest issue of Famitsu reveals nine new characters you will encounter in Hiroshima. They will be shown on Sega’s Sega-Nama live stream on August 23. Yakuza 6 is set to release on December 8, 2016 in Japan with no confir...   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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Paper Mario: Color Splash details its Super Sentai team

Paper Mario: Color Splash lets Toads finally get their due, but in a rather unexpected way. A new video (which seems to be the first in a series, unless it's an elaborate joke) shows off the "Rescue V" squad, which are basically a Supe...   read

 
 
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It's shocking how much better Slain is now

Admittedly, I've been slow to revisit Slain. The real metal, real arcade-y hack-and-slash platform game disappointed seemingly everyone who played it at launch back in March, especially folks who chipped in for the Kickstarter. Despite sign...   read

 
 
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MercurySteam is bringing Raiders of the Broken Planet to gamescom

MercurySteam is following up its work on Castlevania: Lords of Shadow for Konami with an original sci-fi "shooting and brawling" game called Raiders of the Broken Planet, which I've liked the sound of it so far. Today, we're getting a look...   read

 
 
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Another serene look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild's Temple of Time

In terms of substance, there's admittedly not too much going on in this latest video for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. But Nintendo's audio folks have worked their magic again and, like the E3 2016 trailer that I still occasiona...   read

 
 
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Mafia III's city has a lot of districts, and they're all really stabby

"Ah yes, Pointe Verdun. The entire district runs on whisky and rage," this new Mafia III video matter-of-factly states. After watching the whole clip, the whisky part might be the only thing that makes Pointe Verdun stand out. Violenc...   read

 
 
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New Akiba's Beat trailer introduces its main characters

Akiba's Beat is the upcoming successor to Akiba's Trip (not released outside Japan) and Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed by Acquire. It is set to release on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita sometime in 2016. Like its predecessors, Beat will be...   read

 
 
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God Eater 2: Rage Burst looks great in 60fps

Although Monster Hunter generally steals the spotlight, there are a lot of other great action RPGs out there like Freedom Wars, which is one of my favorites of the genre. The God Eater series is another unsung hero in the west, bu...   read

 
 
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Three years later, there's still no sign of Deep Down

We've been hearing about Capcom's Deep Down for a while now. How long is a "while" -- well, try over three years. Each time they're asked about it the publisher seems to still acknowledge it, even if we secretly just think it's a code name ...   read

 
 
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Watch the bloody Berserk Warriors in action

We've barely had any footage of Berserk Musou to go off of so far (information has come mostly in the way of screens and teasers), but Koei Tecmo is starting to roll out the character videos, starting with the core protagonist Guts. Ca...   read

 
 
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Galak-Z gets The Void and Arcade Mode on PS4

Galak-Z on PlayStation 4 is catching up with its PC counterpart. As of this week in North America (Europe will have to wait for certification to wrap up), 17-Bit's space-combat title now has The Void, a high-score-chasing survival mode tha...   read

 
 
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Mafia III's Irish underboss looks badass, but he's certainly no anarchist

"An anarchist with no fear." That's how Mafia III's underboss Thomas Burke is described. Except everything that we know about Burke runs contrary to the definition of anarchy. Anarchists are people who don't believe in authority or order. ...   read

 
 
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The next Hitman episode asks you to spend one night in Bangkok

Oddly revealed by way of a music video from "The Class" (the band of the in-game target, Jordon Cross), the next Hitman episode will take place in Bangkok, Thailand. It'll drop on August 16, and will take place at a hotel close to...   read

 
 
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The club can't even handle these Berserk Warriors screens

Several days ago it was confirmed that Zodd will be making his way into Berserk Musou as a playable character (in both his humanoid in Apostle forms), but all we had to go off of was a few old screens of a boss fight and a very low quality ...   read

 
 
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One Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 boss sounds like 'Ass Rock' and I can't stop laughing

Sometimes you just have to let your inner 12-year-old out, and today is one of those days. Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 have unveiled new bosses Asrock and Jibryll, and the former speaks to the aforementioned immature spirit animal. Maybe I...   read

 
 
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Action-RPG Vikings - Wolves of Midgard has mythology going for it

There has been an abundance of action-RPGs that source their stories, settings, and characters from mythology, but I still find myself drawn to them more often than not. Keep 'em coming. That's essentially what's going on here with Vikings...   read

 
 
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Review: Death Road to Canada

Execution is everything. We've seen lots of zombie survival games, and plenty of experiences that build on the classic Oregon Trail formula with one gimmick or another. Heck, there have even been titles that combine the two. But there is on...   read

 
 
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Nosferatu Zodd will be playable in Berserk Warriors!

Previously, we saw media of Nosferatu Zodd in the upcoming Berserk Musou game, but he predictably just looked like a boss fight during the Golden Age arc. Now, by way of Famitsu, we have confirmation that he will be playable! That...   read

 
 
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Marvel creative director says the Ultimate Alliance mess is getting cleaned up

With almost superhero-like speed -- almost -- Marvel has rushed in to rectify the Ultimate Alliance fiasco. Earlier this week, the last-gen action games were re-released on current platforms. It didn't go swimmingly. There are ple...   read

 
 
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Start your weekend off right with lots of Gravity Rush 2 gameplay

Hot damn, more Gravity Rush 2 footage to watch? Don't mind if I do. This stuff comes by way of the "Gravity-Tsu" stream that took place last week, archived lovingly by Sony. It's 25 minutes in all, you just want to fast forward to 17:0...   read

 
 
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Wild Guns Reloaded still looks dope, especially with its playable dachshund

We knew Wild Guns Reloaded was coming to the PS4 in the fall, but we didn't have a good idea of what it exactly entailed outside of a re-creation of the original. But this week Natsume spilled the beans, and man, those beans taste grea...   read

 
 
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The Marvel Ultimate Alliance re-releases are reportedly junk

Folks are not happy with the re-releases of the two Marvel: Ultimate Alliance games -- just check out the overwhelmingly negative Steam pages. Complaints range from basic stuff like not being able to remap keys, to controller issues, to gen...   read

 
 
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(Update) Darksiders: Warmastered Edition will be 60fps on everything but Wii U

[Update: Nordic has confirmed a release date of October 25, and that Kaiko is handling the port. Take a gander at the boxart in the gallery below!] Nordic Games has officially announced Darksiders: Warmastered Edition for current-...   read

 
 
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