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Today .hack developer CyberConnect2 released a new trailer for its upcoming “trilogy of vengeance,” a trio of independently-developed games that the developer is creating for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. The three games will be released simultaneously worldwide in 2019, even if there is no firm release date for the moment. As announced
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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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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 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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EA DICE Live Producer Alexander Hassoon posted on Battlefield V‘s official website reporting on what the studio learned from the recent closed alpha, and what is already being tweaked. The matchmaking system didn’t work perfectly, and it will see “many changes and improvements” before release. There were also issues with staying with your squad between consecutive matches, and
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A few years ago, platformer fans were yearning for new Mega Man-inspired games, as Capcom was ignoring the franchise at that time. This is what caused Mighty No. 9’s Kickstarter and other titles like the great Azure Striker Gunvolt to rise to prominence. Following an extended stint in Early Access, developer Batterystaple Games has brought
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While Gran Turismo Sport proved quite polarizing among the racing community and gamers in general due to its eSports focus, it appears that the game has still been quite successful commercially. Today Producer Kazunori Yamauchi announced on Twitter that the game passed five million players. Thank you, ありがとう, Danke, Grazie, Gracias, Obrigado, Merci, Благодарю вас!,
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FromSoftware’s Souls games are known for their nearly-cruel difficulty and have sparked sadistic memes like “git gud” thrown at frustrated newbies when they complain about the challenge. Apparently, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice won’t require such massive skills, or at least you won’t need to git “insanely” gud as explained by Directror Hidetaka Miyazaki himself in a recent interview
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Today Spike Chunsoft released a new trailer of the upcoming visual novel Steins;Gate Elite. The trailer showcases the opening cutscene, including the theme song “Cosmic Looper“performed by Kanako Ito, who is well known for having lent her voice to the songs of quite a few visual novels by mages./5pb. and Nitroplus. Interestingly, the song was written and
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I was very excited when SEGA and Creative Assembly announced Total War: Three Kingdoms earlier this year. Following some stagnation in the historical side of the series in recent years, Three Kingdoms is looking to freshen things up with a new, Chinese setting based on the Romance of the Three Kingdoms saga and a vastly improved
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Austin-based studio Panic Button has been at the forefront of the news lately especially for its ports. Mostly, they worked on Nintendo Switch ports of games like Rocket League, Doom, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, and the recently-announced Warframe, but the Switch isn’t their only domain as they are also working on Subnautica for PS4 and Xbox One. Today
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