Month: July 2018

Today the good folks at the YouTube channel Archipel released a mini-documentary on Atlus’ popular character designer and Artwork Team leader Shigenori Soejima. The video focuses mostly on the upcoming Catherine: Full Body, but it also delves deeper into Soejima-sensei’s inspiration and work. Interestingly, we learn about the genesis of Catherine, and how the initial idea did
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During Ubisoft’s financial conference call hosted today, Chief Executive Officer Yives Guillemot and Chief Financial Officer Alain Martinez talked abouti the recently-released The Crew 2. Martinez mentioned that the game is behaving in terms of activity in line with the previous game, while digital sales are actually higher. He believes that building more content for the game
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It feels like it’s been a decade since the original release of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker on the often-faulty Wii U. Pegged between Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, Captain Toad had a soft but deserving impact on the home console selling 250,000 copies in its first month and garnering wide critical acclaim. In
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During Ubisoft’s financial conference call hosted today, Chief Executive Officer Yives Guillemot talked about the performance of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2‘s beta and more. According to Guillemot, The Division 2 was the fastest-registering beta in Ubisoft history, with over four times the registrants of the original game (which was the previous record-holder) in 2015. We also
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Today Nippon Ichi Software released a brand new trailer of the upcoming Disgaea: Hour of Darkness remasters Makai Senki Disgaea Refine, or Disgaea 1 Complete as it’ll be titled in the west. The video introduces the familiar gameplay and mechanics that have made the series popular among hardcore SRPG fans, also giving us a good look at the renewed visuals.
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It all started with a rocket. Just a few weeks ago in the world of Fortnite, a rocket launch within the game gathered together thousands (if not millions) of players to witness a mysterious rocket launch that caused the beginning of some strange occurrences in-game. Soon after that, more strange twists and turns were making their
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When it released last year, Sonic Mania brought players back to the era of the classic Sonic the Hedgehog games with its retro-fueled gameplay, and for SEGA has released a new promotional video for Sonic Mania Plus to celebrate the game’s upcoming release on consoles in the most ’90s-inspired way possible through an infomercial. From its VHS-styled looks to
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Here’s a great deal for any PlayStation 4 owner or action-adventure fan! Horizon Zero Dawn Complete is now only $18.99 at Amazon. Let’s talk affiliate deal alerts, folks! These are the details for Horizon Zero Dawn Complete via the Amazon store page: A Lush Post-Apocalyptic World – How have machines dominated this world, and what is their
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Today Cygames hosted the Granblue Fantasy Summer Festival in Osaka, Japan, and in addition to a host of announcements, they also showcased a lovely music video. The video features the song “Another Sky” masterfully performed by Vira’s voice actress Asami Imai. Imai-san is well known for her many roles including Noire in the Neptunia series, Makise Kurisu in Steins;Gate, Chihaya Kisaragi in The Idolmaster, Ikaruga in Senran
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Sony Corporation updated its Japanese online store, revealing an interesting change. Most versions of the “slim” base PS4, which previously carried the model number CUH-2100, have now been changed to CUH-2200.  At the moment there is a new 1 TB Jet Black version (CUH-2200BB01), a new 500 GB Jet Black version (CUH-2200AB01), and a new 1 TB Glacier White version
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Today Cygames hosted the Granblue Fantasy Summer Festival in Osaka, Japan, and the prolific developer came in hot with plenty of announcements for the summer and the beginning of the fall. First of all, we’re getting the usual healthy intake of swimsuits and summer wear, including Rosetta and Ilsa in bikinis, Naoise in summer outfit, and
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Today, during a livestream from Japan, Capcom and Square Enix revealed the first live gameplay of the upcoming Behemoth hunt in Monster Hunter World, marking the first phase of the crossover with Final Fantasy XIV. At the controls, we see Monster Hunter World Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto, Executive Director Kaname Fujioka, and Director Yuya Tokuda, alongside Final Fantasy
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Bomb Chicken hatched yesterday, and developer Nitrome shared an explosive launch trailer for the action platformer game that features, quite simply, a chicken that lays bombs instead of eggs. As the heroic chicken in question, players will discover the dark reality of the fast food giant known as BFC as they use a limitless amount of
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