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Gender-swapped gods added to World of Final Fantasy

Shiva, Ifrit and Shantotto (from Final Fantasy XI) have been spotted in Weekly Jump as new additions to the for-children World of Final Fantasy. In the Final Fantasy series, Shiva has typically been depicted as a female ice goddes...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Experience is back, but this time it's in Anaheim

Like a free spirit or a wandering nomad, PlayStation Experience is on the move once again. In 2014, the inaugural PSX was in Las Vegas. Last year, Sony took over part of the Moscone Center in San Francisco. This year, it'll take place in An...   read

 
 
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There's a Gravity Rush 2 demo up now on the Japanese PSN

Gravity Rush 2, the sequel to one of the best games ever, is nearly here. Well, it's still over two months away, but that's close enough for me to get even more excited about it. Just yesterday a demo appeared on the Japanese PSN, so you ca...   read

 
 
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Machinarium is now available on PS4

The cute (and surprisingly amazing) Machinarium is now available for purchase on PS4. The game originally launched in 2009 on PC and eventually got ports to Mac, Android, iOS, PS3, and PS Vita before now coming to Sony's latest console. It ...   read

 
 
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Oceanhorn, a Zelda love letter, is coming to the Vita

Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas is an iOS game from a few years back that paid tribute to The Legend of Zelda. It eventually was ported to the PC and even the PS4 and Xbox One. Now, the little handheld that could will be getting a port...   read

 
 
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Driveclub VR is coming in at $40

I can see a lot of PlayStation VR early adopters turning to Driveclub VR. It's going to be one of the more substantial launch-window games, and racing cars in virtual reality is a relatively easy sell. The more novel or out-there experience...   read

 
 


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Last chance for sub-$50 PlayStation Plus

Update 9/23: The new price has hit. Strangely Walmart is still selling digital code for 1-year PS Plus at $49.99. Deals listed below. Thursday, September 22 marks the big price hike on PlayStation Plus one-year memberships to $59.99. Y...   read

 
 
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Stranger Things and Game of Thrones get the SNES treatment

I'll be the first to admit it, this story's a little strange. I'm pretty sure we've never posted anything from HalloweenCostumes.com before. Movies and TV shows tend not to have full console releases anymore, as the tie-in games we see toda...   read

 
 
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We got a few more details on Death Stranding at TGS

Game developer and Konami survivor Hideo Kojima took part in a Death Stranding question and answer session last night at the Tokyo Game Show. I don't speak Japanese, so I haven't a clue what was said, but the Kojima Productions Twitter...   read

 
 
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This Gravity Rush 2 concert features great music and epic gameplay

Member berries at E3 2011 when Nintendo brought an orchestra to play music from The Legend of Zelda franchise? It was glorious. More gaming conventions need live concerts like that or the one Sony put on at the Tokyo Game Show in suppo...   read

 
 
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Yakuza 6 was the best game at TGS 2016

Yes, I can already hear you pounding away at your keyboard in an angry comment about why such and such game is amazing or will clearly be the best. It might very well be. I can't tell you that Yakuza 6 will end up being a better produc...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7's console edition is on par with arcades

I don't have as much to say about Tekken 7 because there just isn't a whole lot to say. It's Tekken. That's all you need you know really. If you're a Tekken fan and been following it, you'll already know that the game is...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 Lantern demo: You really should play in VR

While not very scary, Resident Evil 7 is a demonstration on how virtual reality can work in full-length AAA games. The game is clearly made with VR in mind, and it works stunningly well, but in my first experience with VR I was more im...   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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Meet the man who made Silent Hill and Gravity Rush

Keiichiro Toyama started in the games industry in 1994 as an artist on Hideo Kojima's cult-classic Snatcher. He went on to direct, write, and do some art for the original PlayStation classic Silent Hill, after which he continued making hor...   read

 
 
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PlayStation San Diego studio suffers layoffs (Update)

[Update: PlayStation responded to our inquiry. The layoffs were confined to a certain team, and the studio has not closed. Here's PlayStation's response in full: "We can confirm there has been a reduction in headcount at San Diego Stud...   read

 
 
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Catch a glimpse of Horizon Zero Dawn before the robot apocalypse

While the lush, robot-filled grasslands make for the more interesting setting, it was neat to see the world of Horizon Zero Dawn before it gets overtaken by nature, back when it was filled with skyscrapers and urban-living. The team was ca...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 won't feature microtransactions

Capcom has long been a stalwart of frivolous DLC, but it looks like Resident Evil 7 will be skipping out on such practices. Announced today through Twitter, RE7 will feature pre-order bonuses, but no microtransactions. A few new screenshot...   read

 
 
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Don't 'worry,' Call of Duty isn't going anywhere

Call of Duty was once a well respected franchise -- at least, more than it is now. It may have borrowed heavily from Hollywood to create scenarios that glorified war, but the games were trailblazers for mechanics that nearly every shooter s...   read

 
 
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Hell yeah! Acquire is making another 'What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord?'

Oh my gosh, there's another What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord!? game in the works. I don't know how that keeps happening, but I'll continue to play this wacky series, even if it drifts away from the monster-breeding dungeon simulation...   read

 
 
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Ezio leaps into the current-gen haystack, but maybe you should wait

Just as Destructoid's very own assassins Brett and Peter uncovered, Ubisoft has now finally announced Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The fifth Assassin's Creed collection will have the t...   read

 
 
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Oh, right, there's a new Hot Shots Golf for PS4!

Well, this is a pleasant surprise! I had forgotten there was a new Hot Shots Golf (Everybody's Golf in Europe and Japan) coming to PlayStation 4. While I'm a fairly casual player by superfan standards, I still feel like this is one of thos...   read

 
 
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The PS4 gets folders and HDR today with its 4.0 update

Sony's "Shingen" update (also known as 4.0) is going live today on the PS4. It's mostly just a big UI update, and will provide new looks for the quick, share, and library sections, as well as a much-requested feature -- folders. The quick m...   read

 
 
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Kojima talks about rods and ropes at Sony's conference

Hideo Kojima took the stage at Sony's Tokyo Game Show conference to speak a bit about his upcoming game, Death Stranding. He began by talking about a few things we already knew. The "Stranding" part of the title refers not only to the mass ...   read

 
 
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More delays: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 to release on January 24, 2017

[Update: In a Twitter message aimed at fans, director Tetsuya Nomura has stated that Kingdom Hearts 2.8 will be supported on PlayStation 4 Pro, and that the cause of the delay was due to helping out with Final Fantasy 15 and its own de...   read

 
 
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