Month: September 2018

Sega announced that its upcoming mobile games Yakuza Online and Idola: Phantasy Star Saga have passed 500,000 cumulative pre-registrations in Japan. The games had a joint pre-registration campaign promising various prizes at given milestones, and given the announced numbers, then most relevant rewards have been unlocked. Idola: Phantasy Star Saga players will receive the five-star Beautiful
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Over on the official Cuphead Twitter account, the developers have given fans a look at the game’s earliest days of development. The short clip down below show’s a prototype, which would eventually become Cuphead. Interestingly enough, the game doesn’t have any similarities to the final product at all in terms of its look but we can see that the
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It looks like the JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and its recently released DLC Torna: The Golden Country sold well outside of Japan, even exceeding expectations from Monolith Soft. During an interview with USGamer, Monolith Soft Executive Director Tetsuya Takahashi answered a few questions about their latest entry into the series. Takahashi stated: “From a sales perspective, I
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Playing level creation games can be an uphill battle for many—sometimes the toolset is simply too difficult for the layperson to wrap their head around, and even if creating a level itself isn’t the most significant challenge, playing the absurdly hard levels that seemingly-sadistic players make online certainly is. Enter Ultimate Chicken Horse, a game
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Today NIS America revealed another new trailer of the upcoming Disgaea: Hour of Darkness remaster Disgaea 1 Complete. The video focuses on Flonne and Laharl in another of their hilarious exchanges. It’s also a bit weird, but that’s one of the elements that make the whole thing charming- You can watch the trailer for yourself below. If you want
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Sony had been very stubborn about enabling cross-play between consoles for quite a while. So it was a surprise to me and many others when Sony announced a beta program allowing Fortnite players on PS4 to play with others across Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Mobile, PC, and MAC. Shawn Layden, Chairman of PlayStation Worldwide Studios, recently discussed
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Square Enix just published a video featuring Dragon Quest XI Producer Hokuto Okamoto and Director Takeshi Uchikawa. In the video, the pair talks about many aspects of the development and localization of the game, and explain once more why the 3DS version won’t make it to the west, as it simply didn’t make sense business-wise for Square
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Over on the Reddit for Rocket League, developer Psyonix gave players an update on the game’s upcoming cross-play features. Earlier this week Sony announced that they would finally be allowing cross-play in Epic Games’ Fortnite with other games potentially allowing the feature in the future. PlayStation 4 owners have been incredibly vocal about their desire to have the ability to
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The Valkyria Chronicles series is set in an alternate-history/semi-fictional version of Europe named Europa, and Valkyria Chronicles 4 isn’t an exception. Since many may have missed the earlier games, Sega released a very nice trailer arranged like a brief history lesson in which a historian named Douglas Welch talks about the events that led to the war
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THQ Nordic and Black Forest Games (THQ acquiring Black Forest Games last year) have released their challenging platformer, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Owltimate Edition into the arms of the Switch today. The Owltimate Edition contains the original Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams as well as all existing DLC, including Rise Of The Owlverlord. You will
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The online features for three notable PS3 titles will be shutting down on October 25 according to updates on their PlayStation Store pages. These three games are PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, Warhawk, and Twisted Metal. The shuttering of these online services will roll around at 12:00am PT on October 25, impacting trophies and the multiplayer
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On Wednesday, Facebook and Oculus unveiled the Oculus Quest, the first standalone VR headset. While we knew the headset would have over 50 titles at launch, including fan favorites like Robo Recall and Moss as well as the upcoming Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series, some were still a bit confused about how powerful the system
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Today Square Enix made an announcement via press release about the opening theme song of the upcoming JRPG Kingdom Hearts III. The song is titled “Face My Fears” and is a collaboration between iconic Japanese singer Hikaru Utada and American DJ Sonny John “Skrillex” Moore. The song itself will be released as a single on January
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Kadokawa Games released the first trailer and screenshots of its upcoming live-action remake of Root Letter, titled Root Letter: Last Answer. We get to see the actors for the main characters and a comparison between the live-action mode and the original game. Incidentally, the original illustrated gameplay featuring artwork by Taro Minoboshi will also be
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We’re coming up on almost a year since Super Mario Odyssey was released for the Switch, but Nintendo hasn’t quite stopped putting out additional content for the critically-acclaimed platformer. Fans of classical music may find Mario’s new Conductor Outfit and Conductor Wig to be quite amusing. That’s right—players of Odyssey can now toss a powdered
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The Final Fantasy XIV Companion app caused a lot of differences of opinion among users. Yet, no one has yet been affected (at least to our knowledge) by the possibly-tragic consequences of being distracted by the app while walking around, Square Enix evidently wants to make sure that Pokémon GO-like incidents don’t start happening. They released a
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