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Intergalactic shmup Armed F rockets onto Nintendo Switch

Hamster have added another old-school arcade title to their expanding Arcade Archive catalogue. Nichibitsu's sci-fi schmup Armed F is now available to download on the Nintendo Switch.Originally hitting the arcade market in 1988, Armed F (al...

 
 
 
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Kaz Hirai announces retirement from Sony Corporation

Kazuo Hirai, informally known as "Kaz", has announced that he intends to retire from the Sony corporation as chairman this Summer. This move follows Hirai's initial step down from the President and CEO position last month, a position he had...

 
 
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Judgment sells incredibly well, shifting around 97% of stock

During a live stream event yesterday, Sega's chief creative officer Toshihiro Nagoshi spoke about Judgment and the recent scandal with Pierre Taki. Starting things off on a positive note, Judgment has sold through 97% of its worldwide stock...

 
 
 
 
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SNK is hosting a Samurai Shodown stream next week

SNK will be hosting a live stream event for the upcoming Samurai Shodown next week on April 5, 2019. Starting at 11 am JST (10 pm EST), it will likely reveal some more information on the fighter than my preview covered. Will we get a full r...

 
 
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First Ys IX footage shows off expanded traversal options

As announced in early February, Falcom debuted some footage of Ys IX at the Dengeki Games Festival yesterday. It's not as exciting as you'd think, but it does show off the expanded traversal options that Ys IX will have. Adol has something ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Persona 5 The Royal announced, trailer includes new character

Atlus has released a short teaser trailer for Persona 5 The Royal, which is currently in development at P-Studio. Very little is known about this release, except that it's coming to PS4 and appears to feature a new female character. Though ...

 
 
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We'll learn more about Persona 5 R soon

Atlus told us to watch for Persona 5 R news in March, and the time is nearly upon us. After tomorrow's Japanese debut of Stars and Ours, the latest morsel of Persona 5: The Animation, Atlus will have more to say about Persona 5 R. The broa...

 
 
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BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle cuts to the chase with Seth trailer

Arc System Works has released a trailer for the next character coming to anime fighter BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle. It features Under Night In-Birth's moody assassin character Seth, who will be added to the roster as paid DLC.Super Serious S...

 
 
 
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Yakuza 5 running on PS4 is a clear improvement

After yesterday's announcement of a release date for Yakuza 5 on PS4, it was only a matter of time that we'd see an official trailer. I was very eager to see how this would run on Sony's current-gen system, considering it ran pretty poorly ...

 
 
 
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New Yakuza title stars wild-haired protagonist Ichiban Kasuga

Some might say that there are already enough Yakuza titles in the world, especially counting spin-offs and re-releases. Fortunately, those people are wrong, and Sega intends to prove so with the continuation of their face-smashing action-RP...

 
 
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Yakuza 5's PS4 port heats up Japan this June

Japan's Weekly Famitsu magazine has revealed that the Yakuza 5 PS4 port will be hitting shelves on June 20, 2019, for 3,990 yen. Being a mere port instead of a remaster, the game will only update the resolution to 1080p and bring the framer...

 
 
 
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Fire Pro Wrestling World's New Japan DLC slams onto PC

It's been some time since we've heard any news from Spike Chunsoft's great pro-wrestling simulator Fire Pro Wrestling World. But this weekend saw the release of some new paid DLC for the PC version of the ring-rocking title.The not-so-succ...

 
 
 
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Persona Q2 story trailer promotes upcoming western release

Remember last year when I wrote some 30-plus articles, featuring the never-ending glut of trailers for Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth? Don't fret, I'm not about to run that gauntlet again, but it is worth noting that Atlus has begun promo...

 
 
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Sega halts Judgment sales in Japan following actor arrest

Sega has halted shipments and digital sales of its high-kicking detective title Judgment, following the arrest of actor Pierre Taki, who features in the game as Tojo Clan subsidiary captain Kyohei Hamura.Taki was arrested for alleged cocain...

 
 
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Shenmue III trailer sees Ryo gearing up for awful combat

Ys Net has released a new extended trailer for long-awaited action-adventure sequel Shenmue III. The new clip, which was featured at the MAGIC 2019 in France, shows Ryo honing his skills for his upcoming battle with series antagonist Lan Di...

 
 




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eastyy

Pc Version of MK 11 seems pretty good though has a weird glitch with hair on a lot of characters Check out Kano edit seems to be a AA problem switching it to Fxaa or off seems to sort out the blurryness though still looks a little odd though

 
mullon

I went with playing Dragons Dogma instead of The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the So far my hope is that the quests get less

 
Seymour

Finally started narrowing down my Sekiro streams into highlight reels! This was the first couple hours, crammed into a half hour (TEST Seems Qtoid is being naughty and eating up my posts!)

 
PatBateman17

Happy birthday Occams!!!!!!!! I know you’re ageless like Cthulhu, but HBD all the same 😘

 
bong264

With the 4th edgy boi done I am this close finishing I (deservedly) rag on the ultramarines alot but they got some pretty cool Captain Kirk style commanders :P

 
PatBateman17

Mortal Kombat 11 is the Anthem of fighting games 😂

 
Dennis Carden

About to head out and see Endgame!

 
TysonOfTime

God damn god damn the wait is killing me, hurry up Thursday I need to see this

 
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Anytime Torchman posts or comments, this is what I think #StripToid

 
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WHEN YOU WALK AWAY

 
 

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