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During the dark eight-year period between Mega Man 10 and Mega Man 11, the franchise went through a series of cancellations. Maverick Hunter, Mega Man Universe, Legends 3, and Mega Man Online have been the only ones made publ...   read
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  Watch Video Roughly two weeks ago, Bandai Namco released patch 1.03 for Super Robot Wars T. To the surprise of many, including myself, the patch was more than just the usual bug fixes. An increase to the level cap, stat limits, skills, a...   read

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  Watch Video It’s a tricky thing to maintain a long-running crossover franchise. On one hand, you need to take measures in order to attract newcomers. Whether it’s changing up the roster or lowering the barrier of entry, there...   read
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  Watch Video On Sunday, Bandai Namco aired a trailer within their free-to-play title Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2 for a new, upcoming Gundam game. The new title turned out to be SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays. Only offering a...   read
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  Watch Video With its upcoming release just over two months away, Bandai Namco has released a second trailer for Super Robot Wars T. Showing off footage of previously confirmed and new characters, the trailer also confirms the systems returning in this entry. To the surprise of many, a licensed game has managed to make it into the roster as well. You can catch the trailer in all of its hot-bloodedness below.   read
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  Watch Video 2018 was a busy year for me. I managed to hold on to full-time employment, moved twice, and became more fully invested in my Gundam model kit hobby. As a result, my free time, as well as my free cash, was a lot more restricte...   read
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[Update: Since the article has gone up, Bandai Namco has confirmed that the release date for Asia, which includes the version with English subtitles, will also be on March 20 for both systems. The pre-order bonuses are the sa...   read
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  Watch Video As the release date of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate inches closer, we have received another new remix from Nintendo. This time it's "King Bowser" from Super Mario Bros. 3, joining the previously revealed "Fortress Boss" arrangement from the same game. The man responsible for this track is the one and only Koji Kondo. Check out the new song below.   read

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  Watch Video During a live stream earlier this morning, Bandai Namco announced the latest entry in the long-running Super Robot Wars franchise. Titled Super Robot Wars T, which stands for Terra, the new game will be releasing on the PlayS...   read

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  Watch Video With just over three weeks left before release, Nintendo has released another new song from the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This time it's from the surprise hit of the Wii U, Splatoon. Joining the previously revealed...   read

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  Watch Video Square Enix has announced that Yuna, in her appearance from Final Fantasy X, will be joining the roster of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. The veteran summoner will be joining the arcade version this month, and will then join the ...   read

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  Watch Video With the final Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct behind us, the blog has resumed its regular posting schedule with a new music track. In a fitting move, the new arrangement is one we heard during the Direct as part o...   read

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  Watch Video Bandai Namco has announced that a Super Robot Wars-centric live stream will be airing on November 19. Taking place between 21:00 to 23:00 JST (7am to 9am Eastern), the stream will focus on the latest news for the franchise. W...   read

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  Watch Video While the usual Tuesday music update was skipped this week, Nintendo has released some of the tracks heard in yesterday's direct. Not only was the entirety of "Lifelight", the main theme of the game, fully uploaded to the sit...   read

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  Watch Video Continuing the recent trend of crossover, Bandai Namco has announced that 2B from last year's NieR: Automata will be coming to Soulcalibur VI.  The accompanying trailer reveals a moveset, that pulls heavily from her orig...   read

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  Watch Video Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2 is a title that just fell under the radar. The game came out exclusively in Japan this July, while international eyes were on the newly-released New Gundam Breaker. Due to a lack of Engl...   read
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  Watch Video As we approach the spookiest time of the year, Nintendo has appropriately given us another arrangement from the Castlevania franchise. The new track comes from the legendary entry Symphony of the Night, which will convenientl...   read

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  Watch Video Following in the footsteps of Fire Emblem last week, Mega Man is now the second franchise to have another arrangement revealed for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Following an old habit of the franchise, the new arra...   read

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With little to no fanfare, Konami released Pixel Puzzle Collection on mobile devices today. Taking advantage of the company's large franchise portfolio, the game has players going through Picross puzzles featuring iconic gaming characters. From Gradius to Castlevania to Bomberman, the amount represented is staggering. What makes the whole deal sweeter however is that the game is entirely free.   read

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  Watch Video As with previous weeks, Nintendo has released another arrangement for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In a first for the reveals, Fire Emblem is the first franchise to have a second track on the blog. This is a surpr...   read

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  Watch Video Tomodachi Life is easily one of the most unexpected success stories of the Nintendo 3DS. A sequel to a game that was originally only for Japan, the quirky title went on to capture the hearts of Nintendo fans and sell over six...   read

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  Watch Video In what feels like a surprise twist, Nintendo has released a new arrangement from the Pokemon franchise. Instead of pulling from the most recent games in the franchise, Sun and Moon, they have instead gone back to the days of...   read

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  Watch Video After the reveal of Isabelle last week in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Nintendo took the predictable route and has released a new arrangement for Animal Crossing. The song in question is the title theme of Happy Home Designer,...   read

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After a disastrous launch on the PlayStation 4 earlier this year, many thought that Bandai Namco had quietly cancelled the PC port of New Gundam Breaker. Turns out that wasn't the case, as the company confirmed today that the...   read

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  Watch Video As another week passes by, Nintendo has continued the routine of revealing a new arrangement every Tuesday. This time it's the main theme of the original Pikmin, which played during the main menu. Despite missing an update to...   read

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  Watch Video Last month was Fan Expo Boston, which saw celebrities from all professions host panels for fans. Among those was David Hayter of Metal Gear fame. As expected, the topic of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was brought up due to Hayt...   read

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  Watch Video Nintendo has revealed another arrangement from the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This time the new song covers the classic "Fortress Boss" theme from the legendary Super Mario Bros. 3. Furthermore, new songs being reve...   read

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  Watch Video When Yoshi's New Island was released more than four years ago, one of the most common complaints that reviewers and players had was in regards to the soundtrack. In particular, the heavy usage of kazoos for almost every singl...   read

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  Watch Video Since the official website for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate opened up after E3, Nintendo has revealed a new music track every Tuesday, and today was no exception. The new song uploaded for everyone to sample was an arrangement ...   read

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  Watch Video With patriotic tears being shed across the globe, Devolver Digital has announced that Metal Wolf Chaos XD has been delayed. The modernized version of From Software's greatest work now has a release window of mid-2019 instead ...   read

 

About Mike Soundersone of us since 3:05 PM on 10.27.2013

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For disclosure purposes, I have backed the following kickstarter campaigns:

Mega Man The Board Game
Exploding Kittens
Scythe
Bears VS Babies
Bloodborne: The Board Game
 
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