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R-Type Final 2 is on its way and it's looking mighty funky

It feels like we've been talking about it forever, but Granzella's love letter to one of the most inspiring shmups of all-time is nearly cleared for take-off. Publisher NIS America has released a new gameplay trailer, ahead of R-Type Final ...

 
 
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New Game+ Expo set to return on March 4, 2021

You might remember that during the months and months of E3's 2020 live stream showcases, (which I dubbed "Endless3" because I'm a talented man), the New Game+ Expo made its debut presentation - a special stream featuring a glut of news and ...

 
 
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Danganronpa like Tantei Bokumetsu unveils its killer mystery

Nippon Ichi Software has released the opening movie to its upcoming murder mystery RPG Tantei Bokumetsu, (literally "Detective Eliminator"), which the publisher recently revealed following a series of strange and unsettling teasers. The hyp...

 
 
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R-Type Final 2 will blast off on PC and consoles April 30

NIS America has announced that incoming sci-fi shmup R-Type Final 2 will launch in the west on PS4, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Nintendo Switch on April 30 - a mere day after the long-in-development title's Japanese release. R-Type Fina...

 
 
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Check out the colorful, intoxicating world of Poison Control

NIS America has released a gameplay trailer for its incoming third-person shooter Poison Control. The psychedelic anime adventure will launch on PS4 and Nintendo Switch April 13, 2021. Described by NIS as a "darkly amusing tale of redemptio...

 
 
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Void Terrarium Plus announced for PS5 in Japan

Nippon Ichi Software has revealed that an expanded edition of its charming but dour adventure Void Terrarium is coming to PS5 in early 2021. Void Terrarium Plus - or to give it it's full name void tRrLM(); ++ver; //Void Terrarium Plus - wil...

 
 
 
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NIS teases Disgaea 6 for Nintendo Switch

NIS is at it again! Today during the Nintendo Direct Mini showcase, the publisher announced Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny. Max damage is now "in the quadrillions," with "one hundred million" max level capabilities. It'll hit the ...

 
 
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Mad Rat Dead shows off its unique rhythm-platforming action

Nippon Ichi Software (NIS) has released a lengthy gameplay trailer for its upcoming release Mad Rat Dead, the rhythm-action platformer headed to PS4 and Nintendo Switch next month.As a reminder, (just in case this is your first time seeing ...

 
 
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Review: Kandagawa Jet Girls

If there's one thing that anime has proven most adept at, it's gathering together a gaggle of doe-eyed, sexually-charged women and tossing them into a mixer with a random sport, occupation, or hobby, usually creating a successful multi-medi...

 
 
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Review: Giraffe and Annika

As the gray hairs have slowly replaced the brown ones on my temples, I've become quite fond of shorter games. I don't mind diving into something meaty that takes me two weeks or more to complete, but with the color of my hair reminding me o...

 
 
 
 
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Mad Rat Dead puts the 'beat' in beatdown, escapes October 30

NIS America has released a new trailer for its new adventure Mad Rat Dead, which is headed to PS4 and Nintendo Switch in October. The video shows off Mad Rat Dead's quirky hybrid gameplay, which combines the rhythm-action and platforming ge...

 
 
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Revisit Stranger of Sword City on Switch next year

One of the best Japanese developers of first-person dungeon crawlers is Experience Inc. For the past few years, it's been blessing players with that classic style of RPG with titles like Ray Gigant, Demon Gaze, and Operation Abyss. To me, i...

 
 
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Review: Void Terrarium

A girl with fungus growing out of her face? Let's hope she doesn't come across Ellie or Joel.

 
 
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Disgaea 4 Complete+ is up next for Steam this fall

The desert-island tactical RPG series Disgaea is still making the rounds with Disgaea 4 Complete+. After the recent PS4 and Nintendo Switch versions last year, it's time for PC players to revolt too. NIS is launching the PC version of Disg...

 
 
 
 
 
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Let's watch the New Game+ Expo stream together

With no E3 this year, the gaming community has had to make do with a hodgepodge of different streams, surprise reveals, and sudden announcements that have kept the writing staff of Destructoid on its toes. Some shows have been worth the wai...

 
 
 
 




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