Month: February 2020

Spread the love       Tweet    NHK, Japan’s national broadcasting organization, organized a fan popularity poll for the Final Fantasy series. This isn’t the first time NHK organizes such a huge popularity poll, and before Final Fantasy, a similar poll was organized for the Gundam franchise back in 2018. The NHK Final Fantasy poll lasted from December 20,
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Spread the love       Tweet    Every week Naughty Dog posts on their social media accounts The Last of Us Part II themed fanart submitted to them by talented artists from the community. This week’s is particularly fun and relevant as the artist, credited as Diamond Angelic, decided to crossover the realistically styled franchise with the much cuter
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Spread the love       Tweet    While the current landscape of shooters today is dominated by major successes like Apex Legends and Fortnite, several studios are still finding their way by delivering more traditional experiences that harken back to older experiences. The upcoming shooter Disintegration from developer V1 Interactive especially is one that comes to mind from one of the
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Spread the love       Tweet    It seems that Geralt’s father figure and the oldest Witcher on the continent is getting more screentime. Netflix has officially announced that Kim Bodnia will be playing the role of Vesemir in the upcoming season 2 of The Witcher. This news comes after the reveal that the animated series The Witcher: Nightmare
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Spread the love       Tweet    With its reveal at The Game Awards a few years ago, the horror co-op shooter GTFO gained a lot of attention for its intriguing mix of tactical shooting and collaboration in a horrifying setting. Of course, the game gained a lot of attention for its unusual title, which the developer felt perfectly suited
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Spread the love       Tweet    This week sees the launch of One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows, and the arrival of Two Point Hospital – the spiritual successor to Theme Hospital.
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Spread the love       Tweet    Dire Wolf Digital announced that they were working on a digital version of Leder Games’ Root board game way back at Gen Con 2019. Since then, the team has mostly been quiet; however, they’ve finally broken that silence and are giving everyone at PAX East a first-look. If you can’t be on
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Spread the love       Tweet    Over the course of recent years, game developers have become a lot more open to the idea of tackling mental health issues within the games they create. This willingness can sometimes be either hit or miss due to a lack of information or empathy on the said condition. Thankfully, it’s being talked
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Spread the love       Tweet    The roguelike genre in the past generation has seen an explosion in popularity from the success of games like The Binding of Isaac, Rogue Legacy, Dead Cells, and many others. With so many new titles incorporating roguelike elements into their gameplay, this has also had the effect of making the roguelike genre a competitive one,
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Spread the love       Tweet    NIS America is planning two announcements next week. One announcement is coming on March 3, and another will be coming on March 5. This means there are two chances that your favorite Japanese niche visual novel game that only 10 people in the world care about will get localized. “Niche visual novel”
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Spread the love       Tweet    Coming off the success of Shovel Knight, the path ahead for developer Yacht Club Games seems especially full of possibility. As one of the most successful games to come out of crowdfunding through Kickstarter, the success of Shovel Knight has led to several spin-offs and new projects set in the game’s world, alongside
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Spread the love       Tweet    Respawn Entertainment seems to be on the ball with content for Apex Legends these past few months. We’ve seen things get lovey-dovey with the Valentine’s Day Rendevous event, there was the Assimilation update which introduced a new Legend, a Grand Soirée event arrived in January, and there were the winter events that
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Spread the love       Tweet    The past week was a big one for developer and publisher Yacht Club Games, most well-known for Shovel Knight, as the company earlier this week shared details on a number of new projects that it has in the works. Among those was the announcement of its upcoming puzzle game Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon that
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Spread the love       Tweet    Today, Ndemic Creations’ incredibly successful mobile game, Plague Inc., was removed from the China App Store. According to the developer’s statement, Plague Inc.‘s removal is due to “content that is illegal in China as determined by the Cyberspace Administration of China.” They also state that the game’s removal is out of their
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Spread the love       Tweet    Like many companies announced the past week, Microsoft will not be attending Game Developers Conference 2020 (GDC 2020) in San Francisco due to health concerns associated with coronavirus. In Microsoft’s latest Game Stack blog post, the company announced they would be withdrawing from GDC 2020 stating, “The health and safety of players,
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Spread the love       Tweet    Of all the games that are releasing in 2020, few come with the kind of emotional weight and baggage that Final Fantasy VII Remake has. While there are plenty of anticipated games, new installments of beloved franchises, and a few other high-profile remakes on the way, Final Fantasy VII Remake is attempting
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Spread the love       Tweet    Bandai Namco held on February 27 the third and last weekly stream for Blue Protocol before the Closed Beta Test starts in late March. The game will be getting more streams later on at irregular intervals. On stream, the core staff of Blue Protocol revealed new details and most notably chatted about
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Spread the love       Tweet    In 2018, Those Who Remain teased its haunting gameplay trailer. In 2019, the game landed Wired Productions as a publisher. Now, the game has revealed its launch date as well as a deluxe edition that’s available for pre-order. The game follows Edward, set in the town of Dormont where reality is warped by darkness.
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Spread the love       Tweet    Sea of Thieves may have just got a new content update that introduced incredibly angry Chests of Rage and some evil Ashen skeletons to battle, but a new video from the developer introduces even more news for the online pirating title from Rare. One of the key news announcements is the introduction
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Spread the love       Tweet    Happinet Games announced Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia will launch worldwide digitally on June 25, 2020, on Nintendo Switch. Over on Twitter, Limited Games also confirmed a physical release for Brigandine will be coming in North America. As a reminder, Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia is a Switch remake of Brigandine The
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