Month: October 2018

Emotion, expression, and feeling aren’t particularly the main points of focus when we talk about video games. Maybe a well-produced and motion captured cutscene produced tears, a tense multiplayer round without respawning caused sweaty palms gripping the controller, or an NPC or announcer made a quip that earned a chuckle. When I played Wandersong, I
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Today, Marvelous published a new trailer for the Switch port of Fate/Extella Link, showing the “Funi Funi” versions of Nero Claudius, Tamamo no Mae and Altera. These alternatives, cute SD versions of the characters are included in the Switch version. They will also be added to the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita versions of the
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Third-person shooter Morphies Law from Cosmoscope GmbH has been struggling to retain a player base, the developers admitted upfront in a candid blog post, but they are “determined to fix the situation.” The Splatoon-like Nintendo Switch indie game, which has players take control of size-shifting robots in a Mexican Día de Muertos environment, released last August to
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While anyone who casually follows and plays Fortnite is likely used to seeing news of tournaments with professionals, new in-game tournaments will allow anyone to join the fray. Initially leaked by accident on October 11, Epic Games officially made the announcement today on their blog that In-Game Tournaments for Fortnite are beginning tomorrow, October 16. The
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Today, Atlus revealed another character trailer for Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth, the new Persona spin-off inspired from the Etrian Odyssey series. This time’s star is Goro Akechi from Persona 5. The trailer shows a glimpse of Goro’s interactions with past Persona characters in the game, mentioning how he’s honored to meet Naoto Shirogane from Persona
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Developer Level-5 has released some new gameplay footage as well as a trailer of their upcoming Nintendo Switch title, Yo-kai Watch 4. The content was originally only seen by those who attended 2018’s Tokyo Game Show. Now, it’s available to all, and you can check it out for yourself down below. Yesterday, Level-5 announced that they’d be
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Today Koei Tecmo released a new trailer of its upcoming Musou game Warriors Orochi 4.  The trailer features the serpent goddess Nu Wa, coming back from Warriors Orochi 3 to join the game’s absolutely massive cast of 170 playable characters. You can check the trailer below, and see her in action as she beats down the usual army of goons
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A new MMORPG is coming from Couch Studios titled Ember Sword. The game is shaping up to be free and have cross-play availability. Ember Sword draws many inspirations, including from classic games like Runescape, and Ultima Online, in its combat system, open-world PVP, and economy. The game also promises to put together an engaging and persistent
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PS4 users are advising others to set their messages to private after they received a message on their console. When viewed, the message freezes the consoles and forces players to factory reset their PS4 to get it working again. According to numerous Reddit users, the message can’t even be deleted from the mobile app, but some did say it
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Today Square Enix broadcasted quite a nice chunk of gameplay of the PS4 version of the upcoming JRPG-meets-Minecraft game Dragon Quest Builders 2: Destruction God Malroth and the Empty Island. We get to see exploration and questing while meeting different NPCs, always accompanied by the young Malroth, who will follow the hero (or heroine) around during
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Back in early September, Square Enix revealed that they’d be bringing a slew of Final Fantasy titles to Nintendo Switch. This marks the first time many of these games would be making their way onto a Nintendo platform. Three of the latest titles in the longrunning series, Final Fantasy X, X-2, and XII have all recently just become available for pre-order.
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Koei Tecmo has released some new gameplay footage highlighting Warriors Orochi 4’s longtime antagonist, Orochi. The game will contain a long list of characters stemming from the Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series. The story’s a bit nonsensical, but it has heroes from both series crossing over with one another.  Orochi happens to be one of the few original characters that were
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Sega released its annual integrated report for 2018, providing a lot of interesting information on the situation of its video game business and the strategy for the future. In the current fiscal year, the company is continuing to targeting earnings growth in the packaged gams business by strengthening the global release of Japanese games, creating new
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