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PSN is currently holding a flash sale.  There are some great gems hidden in this one.  Top of the list for me is The Disney Afternoon Collection (PS4) which contains 6 games for the low price of $7.99.  The sale is timed quite well with TGS and features a lot of anime themed games like Sword […]

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By now, most people (especially Dark Souls fans) probably already know about Code Vein.  On day two I got to Makuhari Messe (where TGS has been held for years now) a bit early just to make my way to play this game.  Even as a member of the press you still have to line up […]

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As I wandered the halls of TGS 2017 this year I saw many spectacles.  The majority of which were in the the hall that housed the indie games, merchandising, and esports arena.  As I toured the MANY booths that featured VR games I stumbled on a strange sight.  I watched as a man took care […]

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TGS 2017 Day 2 Pictures

Here are the day 2 pics of TGS 2017.  Spent a lot of time at the indie booth section talking to marketing people and a few devs.

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TGS 2017 Day 1 Pictures

We took A LOT of pics the first day of TGS.  We also found time to play some games too of course!

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Sony’s Press Conference for TGS was held on 9/19/2018 @ 16:00 JST, just a couple of days before the business days (9/21 and 9/22).  The conference ran for roughly 70-ish minutes and featured a plethora of titles.  Some of these we already knew about, while a few were new announcements.  The following is a breakdown […]

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Sony is doing a press conference live here in Tokyo at 16:00 (4 PM JST) this afternoon.  We’ll post some stories on the cool stuff we see, but check it out here if you’re in the west and still awake!

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Okami HD now on Amazon

As previously reported, it was looking highly likely that Okami HD would be released on current gen consoles.  Amazon USA now has it listed for both PS4 and Xbox One.  The physical version is going for a mere $19.99. As I’ve stated previously, this is an amazing game that should be played by all fans […]

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SquareEnix and Silicon Studios are slicing up eight ways to enjoy some nutritious old school turn based rpg action. SquareEnix has been up to its old ways again, which is definitely a great thing for us. Seeing these throwback games such as Bravely Default and Bravely Second, I Am Setsuna, and the newly announced Lost […]

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David Bull of ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints) fame has started up a new Kickstarter with Jed Henry.  This latest series of artwork will have some pretty awesome prints just like the previous series.  Some of the new woodblock prints include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Metal Gear Solid, and even a battle […]

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Psycho Circus…. I’m not gonna lie, I was so excited about this remake, that I went back and reread the book, and watched the old made for tv movie of Stephen King’s It. I wanted that familiar feeling of being back in Derry when I watched this re-imagining, so I came prepared. I am going […]

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Kotaku UK writer Laura Kate Dale wrote last month that there were whispers that Okami HD might be coming out around Xmas of this year.   That rumor became even more likely in the last few days since the Korean Game Ratings Board rated it for PS4, Xbox One, and PC rated the title.  This […]

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Turn Based Strategy at its- nowhere to be found! Have you by chance played a gem called Valkyria Chronicles? Because if you haven’t, and you enjoy turn based strategy games, you owe it to yourself to play it. I rank it right up there with Final Fantasy Tactics. From the hand drawn cell shaded characters, […]

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Games Done Quick held an improvised a couple of days ago to raise money for victims affected by hurricane Harvey that left a majority of Houston, Texas in tatters. The impromptu event took place over various runners streaming from their homes in an effort to raise donations.  The event ended up raising $227,876.53 in 48 […]

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Recently at PAX West this weekend Square showed off a bit of gameplay of their remake of Secret of Mana.  The video features Francis Santos (Product Marketing Manager for Square) talking about the game along with Kelly Lake and Anna Prosser. They touch on some good points about things like multiplayer coop.  One of the […]

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Nintendo made it official via their website recently that showed Mario’s profile. In the image below it says “実は昔、「配管工」のお仕事もしていたこともあるらしい……。” and this roughly translates to something like “Actually, there seems to have been work as a plumber a long time ago”.  Before that, it mentions how Mario has done different things of late, and honestly this […]

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Nintendo, more and more over the years, has started to join in on the CE hype train.  Fire Emblem Warriors seems to be no exception as they recently announced a new edition on their Twitter.   The CE will include the game, a 2 sided poster (though I could only find a pic with the side […]

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Tonight at the E-Sports Festival Hong Kong’s finals a new challenger appeared for SFV.  It was pretty easy to see this one coming as she popped up in Ed’s story mode way back when.  From the looks of the video she seems to play very very similar to Rose.  The video shows some really interesting […]

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Sega recently announced a new Hokuto no Ken, also known as Fist of the North Star in the west,  game that’s being developed by the same team that brought us the popular Yakuza series.  The game seems to a brawler, but also perhaps a bit of open-world (read open-city). For those new to the FotNS series, […]

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A deserving Collector’s Edition   With the newly announced Secret of Mana remake coming, some of us wondered about a possible collector’s edition due to the Mana anniversary timing that went along with this news. Well, here it is. It is up on the SquareEnix Japan store, for around $150(US). A bit pricey, but one […]

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