Month: August 2017

Today Sega hosted a reveal event at the Akihabara UDX Theater in Tokyo, and Yakuza series Producer Toshihiro Nagoshi revealed the future of the Yakuza series, a new console game code named “Shin Ryu Ga Gotoku” (New Yakuza) and “Ryu Ga Gotoku Online” (Yakuza Online). Both games will continue the story of the series after the events of Yakuza
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I think there has been a fair amount of skepticism surrounding upcoming strategy crossover Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Some have been concerned about how the Mario and Rabbids franchise would come together. Others seemed puzzled about what gameplay would look like for a Mario strategy shooter. But if you’ve found yourself confused about what a cover-based Rabbid would look like, Ubisoft has you covered
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Razer’s New Controller Is Their Own Take on Microsoft’s PC/Xbox One Elite Controller Razer announced that they are creating their equivalent to the Xbox One Elite. The new controller will be available next month for $159.99, compatible with PC and Xbox One. Much like its counterpart, the “Razor Wolverine Ultimate” features three interchangeable analog sticks,
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Nintendo has announced new information on Splatoon 2. The next DLC update will introduce a new map and weapon to the game. Starting tonight, American Splatoon 2 players will be able to clean up the battlefield with the Sloshing Machine; a home appliance-inspired item that was introduced in the first Splatoon title and will be available for purchase at the
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Blizzard Entertainment has announced via a Developer Update video that two heroes in Overwatch will receive certain balancing tweaks in the near future. In what will probably be considered the most notable part of this update, Mercy is getting some huge changes. First off, due to certain abuse by players, Mercy’s ultimate ability will no longer be
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NIS America announced that the demo for Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony is available now for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita-via PSN in North America and Europe. The publisher also released a new trailer announcing the demo and showing interactions between the cast of characters. This standalone demo allows players to familiarize themselves to a new Danganronpa setting
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Kadokawa Games announced today via press release that its mystery visual novel √Letter – Root Letter will get a live action adaptation. The Japanese publisher signed a deal with Perfect World Pictures to create live action content based on the game. The project is currently early in the development stage, but more details have been promised
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Earlier today, Nintendo released a set of new trailers for the upcoming deluxe edition release of Pokken Tournament DX on Nintendo Switch. The first of these two trailers is titled “Everything You Need to Know”, and it, well, tells you just that. For those who might be new to Pokken Tournament entirely, this video gives you a quick rundown
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The newest trailer for the upcoming sequel to 2016’s survival horror experience Yomawari: Night Alone is a title that is likely on the wishlist of many PlayStation Vita owners. Today, Nippon Ichi Software released a brand new trailer for Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. Told from the perspective of its two young protagonists, Yui and Haru, Yomawari: Midnight Shadows tells
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During GameSpot’s quarterly financial conference call hosted today,  Chief Executive Officer Paul Raines, Chief Operating Officer Tony Bartel and Chief Financial Officer Robert Lloyd talked about the performance and expectations for PS4 and Xbox One. Raines explained that on top of the “massively successful” launch of the Nintendo Switch, the company believes that “all consoles
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A little over three years ago, lone-wolf developer Ben Esposito — who has previously worked as a level designer on What Remains of Edith Finch and The Unfinished Swan — revealed Donut County with a “reveal trailer.” What was shown garnered considerable attention for its charming visuals and novel gameplay premise. Now three year laters, a second trailer has been released
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Atlus has established its own publishing team in London, according to GamesIndustry. This part of the company will be operating from SEGA Europe’s offices, and will publish all of Atlus’ own titles in Europe. Before this, Atlus would use third-party publishing partners, which usually lead to the European releases of many of their titles being
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2K Games showcase NBA 2K18‘s All-Time teams in a brand-new trailer. All 30 NBA teams will have their own “All-Time” team consisting of the greatest athletes to play the game. From the trailer below, all-time greats such as Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will appear on their respected All-Time teams. Some players, like Lebron
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To celebrate a newly-formed partnership between Activision and Comcast, subscribers of Comcast Xfinity can participate in the upcoming private beta for Call of Duty: WWII without having to pre-order the game. Announced earlier this week by Comcast, this promotion will allow Xfinity subscribers access to both beta weekends. The first beta weekend will kick off tomorrow and
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Today, Microsoft announced the Xbox Games with Gold offering for September 2017, which are the on-the-house games you will receive if you’re an Xbox Gold subscriber for said month. As always, the offering comes packing two Xbox Games games and two Xbox 360 games that are playable on Xbox One via handy-dandy Backwards Compatibility. Below,
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Atlus launched a new trailer for the dungeon crawler RPG Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth, coming to Nintendo 3DS on October 17 in North America, European date still “to be announced”. The trailer introduces the Botanist class: A class who wields sharp katanas and has access to powerful magic at their disposal. This character will be
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Degica Games announced that Muv-Luv Alternative will launch on PC-via Steam on September 18, with English, Japanese, and Chinese text options. Muv-Luv Alternative concludes the Muv-Luv trilogy, which includes the two previous titles Muv-Luv Extra and Muv-Luv Unlimited. Even though the series began as a romantic comedy, the story changes to feature action-packed mech fighting scenes
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Today, Blizzard Entertainment released a new animated short for its critically-acclaimed team-based shooter Overwatch. The new video gives some love to fan-favorite Mei. In the ten minute clip, Mei is shown participating in a scientific experiment, which appears to have placed everyone in a cryo-chamber for an undisclosed amount of time. Eventually, she wakes up after being
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Earlier today, developer Gears for Breakfast revealed that its upcoming 3D platformer A Hat in Time will finally launch on October 5 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The release date announcement for A Hat in Time marks the finish line after the game’s notoriously long development cycle. A Hat in Time began development in 2012 before later being placed on
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After yesterday’s news that NBA 2K18 cover athlete Kyrie Irving had been traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Boston Celtics, many wondered what would become of the game’s box art featuring Irving in his previous team’s uniform. Today, 2K Sports released a statement regarding what their plans are moving forward. In a quote sent to Game Informer, Jason
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