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World of Warcraft's new silence penalty should help clean up chat

If you've ever played multiplayer games with chat functionality, you know how much of a wasteland it can become when communication is left largely unchecked and jerks, spammers, and bots come out in full force. For the average player, gener...   read

 
 
Pokemon Sun and Moon
A couple of pocket monsters from Pokémon Sun and Moon have slipped out of CoroCoro magazine, and if there was ever a time to use those beautiful eyes of yours before they give out, this would be it. According to Sereb...   read
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Monster Hunter Gen Review
  Watch Video It occurred to me while writing this review that Monster Hunter is my Dark Souls. Yes yes, Monster Hunter predates the Souls games by quite some time, but that doesn't change the accuracy of the statement itsel...   read
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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse releases Sept. 20

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse will launch in the Americas on September 20, Atlus has announced. The company isn't yet ready to divulge when the Nintendo 3DS role-playing game might arrive in Europe and Oceania, but confirmed it will be ...   read

 
 
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Demon's Souls

Another studio could remaster Demon's Souls, says From Software

From Software's shift away from the Souls series to something else post-Dark Souls III is probably for the best, but damn do I still really want a remaster of Demon's Souls to happen. You too? Beyond better visuals and performance and not n...   read

 
 
Vampyr preview
  Watch Video At a cursory glance, Vampyr, developer Dontnod Entertainment's third game, could not be any more different from Life is Strange. One's an action role-playing game set in early 1900s London; the other is an exploration- and na...   read

 
7th Dragon III Code: VFD
  Watch Video I just wanted to preface this review by once again providing a eulogy of sorts for imageepoch. I did it for Stella Glow, its last major release, and I'm doing it again for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD. Yes, the latter was te...   read
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Final Fantasy VII

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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Pokemon
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Salandit, debuting in Pokemon Sun and Moon, is pretty creepy

I generally dislike drip-fed information, but I make two notable exceptions -- Pokemon and Smash Bros. You know that feeling when a new fighter or creature can be revealed at any moment? It brings me back to the olden days of exciting ...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4

Codsworth can say a bunch of new names in Fallout 4

It's a little thing, but hearing your robot butler Codsworth say your name out loud is one of the great joys of Fallout 4. Bethesda has an update for the game (out now on PC; next week on Xbox One; sometime on PlayStation 4) that, in part, ...   read

 
 
Dark Souls III
The saga of the poise stat in Dark Souls III was pretty amazing. First, fans had no idea what it did, and much to their chagrin, From Software maintained a cheeky "it's a secret!" stance on it. Eventually though someone ...   read

 
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The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3: Game of the Year Edition confirmed by CD Projekt Red

Confirmed by Eurogamer, CD Projekt Red is going ahead with a Witcher 3 Game of the Year edition. It will include all of the free DLC that has been given out, as well as both the Hearts of Stone and Blood & Wine expansions...   read

 
 
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AKSYS GAMES

New Tokyo Twlight Ghost Hunters creeping west

Aksys Games plans to publish an new and improved extended cut of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, the localization group announced Sunday during a panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. This iteration, subtitled Daybreak Special Gigs World T...   read

 
 
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NIHON FALCOM
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Aksys localizing Falcom's Tokyo Xanadu for PS Vita, PC

Tokyo Xanadu is coming west care of Aksys Games, the publisher just announced at Anime Expo. The Nihon Falcom-developed role-playing game will be released in North America as a physical and digital release for PlayStation Vita in 2017. The ...   read

 
 
SQUARE ENIX
  Watch Video Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius is now available worldwide on iOS and Android. The role-playing game is a collaboration between Square Enix and Japanese mobile game studio Gumi, whose popular smartphone title Brave Frontier&...   read
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Diablo

Blizzard job listing points to a new Diablo project heading into production

Blizzard's looking for someone who has the chops to "lead the Diablo series into the future." Whether that means a new main entry into the franchise or something more persistent, that's anyone's guess. But Blizzard has its ear to the ground...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV
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Final Fantasy XV goes Cindy crazy with its car decal DLC

Final Fantasy XV isn't just getting a billion tie-ins all across the world when it launches in September (I can't believe it's almost finally here) -- no, it's getting DLC as well.  In addition to the Special Edition bonuses, there's a...   read

 
 
Pokemon
  Watch Video [Update: Nintendo of America has produced a new video in English for the new creatures that you can watch below, which also includes the new Zygarde forms. You can also peruse the gallery below for high quality artwork for so...   read
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Super Mario RPG
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How high is Super Mario RPG on your personal all-time ranking list?

So, Super Mario RPG was re-released on Wii U yesterday, and I feel like I have to talk about it. As a kid, I had no idea what I was getting into at first. As a seemingly innocuous Mario game developed by Squaresoft, even the intro...   read

 
 
Super Mario RPG
Here's some news that's sweeter than a glass of Kerokero Cola or a handful of Rock Candy: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is coming to Wii U eShop tomorrow via Virtual Console. There's a lot of love for that g...   read

 
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7th Dragon

7th Dragon III Code: VFD demo is live on the 3DS eShop

Sega has sent us word that a demo for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is available on the 3DS eShop, just in case you want to get a taste before you drop your cash on it. A fairly celebrated series in Japan, 7th Dragon got its start on DS with dev...   read

 
 
Shiness
  Watch Video Do you know about Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom? I didn't know a thing about it -- not until a couple of weeks ago, at E3 2016, where I was given a rapid-fire rundown. Schedule changes and general last-day-of-the-expo busyne...   read
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PS VITA

Adventures of Mana out now for PlayStation Vita

Adventures of Mana is now available for PlayStation Vita worldwide. The role-playing game, a remake of the first game in the Mana series (known as Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden, Final Fantasy Adventure, Mystic Quest, and S...   read

 
 
Star Ocean review
  Watch Video While Star Ocean: The Second Story was one of my favorite PS1 JRPGs, the rest of the series never grabbed me. It's not that it's bad in any way -- each entry is pretty consistent, actually -- it's just that every time I'...   read
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XSEED

Akiba's Beat team 'thinking about' PC port

While in Los Angeles last week for E3, I had an opportunity to sit down with Acquire's Kohta Takano, the director behind the Tenchu and Way of the Samurai studio's latest project, Akiba's Beat. Akiba's Beat is a continuation of sorts of Acq...   read

 
 
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Dwavenhobble

Hey the shooter was crazy you cant blame their Religion for making them think what they were doing was ok *not long after* Hey the shooter played video games as a hobby, clearly theyre to blame for the shooting not the shooter being fucking nuts

 
Flegma

The nostalgia effect when you retype a game from a magazine after 30 years and the sprites dont have the same graphical flaws from the last time (extra pixels lit, the game then just doesnt FEEL the Warts and all = the games

 
OrochiLeona

My Theron as Carol Danvers dreams have crumbled away like Brie :(

 
Sr Churros

Also, havent used Blender in ages, but I remember really liking Ive been teaching 3DS Max for a Game Dev course, and now that I went back to holy crap, it feels as counter intuitive as it gets!

 
Sr Churros

Went to check out if brazilians were flooding the French Pokémon Go announcement tweet, and my predictions were Nice to see so many people asking it but holy shit do they all really need to be THAT rude?

 
Dwavenhobble

Any-one who doesnt go to see Suicide Squad is a who has to ask why is also clearly a Racist and needs to educate

 
Rad Party God

Yeah! 40 minutes into this mission in Guild Wars 2, Im about to face the final boss! Ive killed many dragons, Im so fucking ready, YEAH! BRING IT ON BABY! *lost conection to server* Kicked me out of the game? I have to do it all over again!??

 
Fuzunga

So Tara Strong was walking around Comic Con today dressed as Harley and absolutely nailed People apparently were asking to take pictures not even realizing it was

 
Heat

i am a total wreck right i sit down with my 8 niece and watched Inside Out for the very first And i barely could contain myself with Bing Bong final Man, my feelings! Whos your friend who likes to play? Bing Bong Bing Bong!

 
Agent9

So Im playing the last splatfest, what might also be my last round in I have to say Im both happy and It couldnt last forever but its been one hell of a To all the good times, enjoy yourselves

 

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