Author: Azario Lopez

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Square Enix released a new trailer for their upcoming action RPG Kingdom Hearts III, coming to PlayStation 4 and PC on January 29. The trailer introduces Kingdom Hearts’ protagonists Sora, Donald, and Goofy to the cast of Big Hero 6, Hiro Hamada, Honey Lemon, GoGo Tomago, Wasabi No-Ginger, Fred and their robot companion Baymax. It’s interesting to see two groups of heroes join forces to protect a city ridden by the heartless. Similarly, it’s interesting to see Kingdom Hearts characters in real-world settings like San Fransisco. There is just a ton of story teased in this trailer much of which could be…

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tri-Ace has announced they will release their gun-slinging RPG Resonance of Fate as Resonance of Fate Remastered globally on PlayStation 4 and PC on October 18. It seems that not even tri-Ace is immune to the remastered treat, Resonance of Fate was first released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2010, the game received a handful of good reviews, but never quite become a huge talking point between gamers. The game tells the story of Zephyr and a steampunk world that is slowly dying due to technological advances. Humans create machines known as Basel that is slowly driving the last remaining…

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NIS America launched a new character trailer for the Suda 51 directed on-rails shooter killer7 Remastered, coming to PC-via Steam in Fall 2018. The trailer introduces players to 3 of the assassins that they’ll be able to play as during the game’s campaign, Garcian Smith (The Cleaner), Dan Smith (The Hellion), and Kevin Smith (Four-eyes). Each of these characters represents 1/7 of Harman Smith, an underground assassin with a personality disorder who is also known as killer7 (roll credits). Originally released in 2005 on PlayStation 2 and Gamecube, killer7 puts players in control of revenge-seeking assassin who is attempting to stop the…

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Atlus announced pre-order DLC for their rhythm visual novel Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight and Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight, coming to PlayStation 4 and digital-only to PlayStation Vita on December 4. The publisher revealed that the pre-order bonus content for Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight will unlock Shinjiro Aragaki as a playable character with an added final boss theme Battle Hymn of the Soul. Shinjiro first appeared in Persona 3 as a playable character. He has gone through many hardships in life which have given him this tough-guy appearance. As for Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight, players will unlock Goro Akechi as a playable character along with Persona 5’s…

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Rockstar has given fans a small update on the world of their upcoming open-world western Red Dead Redemption 2, coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26. In this update, the publisher shares some details about the towns that players will be able to explore during gameplay. However, with a world this big, I doubt this will be the last batch of town updates we’ll see before launch. Here are the location details: Valentine, Heartlands NH – Where an auction house attracts traders, ranchers, cowboys, gamblers, and a handful of other lowlives. The place is tough, but will…

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NIS America announced that the fast-action brawler Assault Spy will receive an official release on PC-via Steam on October 2. Developed by Wazen, Assault Spy tells the story of a corporate spy name Asaru, who is paired with a not some reliable partner, Kanoka. After they are both hired for a new job, the two must infiltrate Negbot, a mega-corporation, and fight their way to through its many offices. Assault Spy features fast past action gameplay where players will be able to dash and fight against multiple enemies. Additionally, the game uses its corporate theme to add a slice of comedic…

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During September’s Nintendo Direct, the publisher has revealed Game Freak’s newest title ‘Town’ (working title), coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019. Known as the developer of the Pokémon series, Game Freak has taken their RPG skills to create a new IP for the console hybrid. Little has been revealed about the game, but so far we know players will need to equip weapons to a currently unknown protagonist as they fight off invading monsters and protect the walls of a single village. Additionally, the publisher released a gameplay trailer for Town showing a nicely animated and colorful world. The game also…

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During their Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced that they are working on sequels to two notable IPs for Nintendo Switch, Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch and Luigi’s Mansion 3, both working titles. Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch will be a new mainline title in the Animal Crossing franchise, the most recent entry being Animal Crossin: New Leaf on Nintendo 3DS in 2013. There isn’t much information about the game other than Tom Nook will once again be putting people in debt selling homes in 2019. Additionally, Luigi’s Mansion 3 was revealed in a new trailer showing Luigi cautiously making his way around a…

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Square Enix is not holding back with their remastered Final Fantasy announcements as the publisher digs into their catalog of IPs and releases them to a new console generation. Nintendo Switch owners seemed to get the biggest batch of releases with the console hybrid confirmed to receive the most recently announced Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD, which is available now. More surprisingly, the publisher announced that 2017’s Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age will launch on the console in 2019. This is a remastered port of the PlayStation 2 release which includes HD graphics and the Japanese-only International Zodiac Job system.…

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Sega announced that their action brawler Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise will receive some free DLC for those who pick the game up around its launch on PlayStation 4 on October 2. Between October 2 and October 16, Kazuma Kiryu, the main protagonist from the Yakuza series, will be available for free as a skin to owners of the game. While playing as Kiryu, players can experience the entire story of Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise as the leader of the Tojo Clan. Evidently, this isn’t as awkward as it sounds because both characters are voiced by the same voice…

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Square Enix announced the release of The Last Remnant Remastered, coming to PlayStation 4-via PSN on December 6. Originally released in 2008 as an Xbox 360 exclusive, The Last Remnant follows the Rush Sykes, a warrior whos sister has been kidnapped which leads him on a mission to find her. Coincidently, Rush finds himself in the middle of a war fueled by powerful artifacts known as Remnants. Those who wield Remnants control the balance of power in the world and Rush will discover that he plays a much bigger role in using this power. Directed by Nobuyuki Ueda (Final Fantasy XIV:…

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The visual novel community was hit with some intriguing news this Tuesday morning when Danganronpa series creator Kazutaka Kodaka announced the creation of his new studio Too Kyo Games. After leaving Spike Chunsoft in late 2017, many fans have been wondering what Kodaka-san has been up too and if the creator would stay in the video game industry. Well, it seems to be all that and more because his new studio’s four upcoming projects are being developed by key figures in the game development world including: Director/Scenario Writer: Kotaro Uchikoshi (Zero Escape series) Director: Takumi Nakazawa (Root Double) Character Designer: Shimadoriru…

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Bandai Namco is taking their time with releasing new information about their upcoming creature-hunting action game God Eater 3, coming to PlayStation 4 and PC in the west in early 2019. Along with the western release window, the publisher launched a new gameplay trailer that includes the story as well as gameplay elements. Players will assume the role of a prisoner who is forced to take the AGE test where he will be equipped with a powerful weapon, a God Arc. The trailer reveals that the prisoner belongs to an operation known as “Port”. Players will once again face powerful…

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Sega of America took a moment to reveal the newest title, Project Judge (working title), from Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, the team behind the Yakuza series and most recently First of the North Star: Lost Paradise. The gameplay trailer opens with a scene from Genda Law Office where we learn of the game’s main protagonist and Genda employee Takayuki Yagami, who is evidently a capable defense lawyer. A new client, Shinpei Okubo, has called asking only for Yagami to accept his case, a man who Yagami had just got acquitted. It seems like Okuba has been arrested once again on a…

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Square Enix released a new trailer for their survival action shooter, Left Alive, coming to PlayStation and PC-via Steam in 2019. The trailer provides details on Left Alive’s three main protagonists who each bring their own perspective to the game’s unraveling story. Players will learn about each character throughout their respective missions as they discover the path they take towards salvation. Left Alive is a survival action shoot from director Toshifumi Nabeshima, of the Armored Core series, character designer Yoji Shinkawa from Kojima Productions, and mech designer Takayuki Yanase, who has worked on Xenoblade Chronicles X and Ghost in the Shell: Arise. These…

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NIS America released a new video for the Nippon Ichi Software dungeon crawling RPG Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk, coming to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC-via Steam on September 18 in North America and September 21 in Europe. This new gameplay video gives players an overview of how they’ll approach creating new puppets to add to their party. These extra units can be individually modified to fit the player’s playstyle and brought into battle as they explore the miasma-filled labyrinth. In Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk, players assume the role of Dronya, a witch with the ability to summon puppet…

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Square Enix announced they will bring the simplified retelling of their grand RPG, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition, and bring it to consoles as Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD. Originally released on iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices, Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD introduces the cast of characters from Final Fantasy XV at the beginning of their adventure, pushing a car after running out of gas. The game provides a decent chibi-art retelling of the entire story and is fully voiced by throughout battles and story scenes. Additionally, other elements from the original game have made it into the Pocket Edition including…

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Visualnoveler has relaunched their Destiny Chronicles Kickstarter to attempt to acquire funds in order to finish the development of their JRPG. For those who don’t know, Destiny Chronicles has attempted to a Kickstarter in the past but sadly fell short of meeting their goal. However, now the team has returned to attempt the crowdfunding platform once again and bringing with them so new additions. Destiny Chronicles is asking for $44,456 in order to fund development of a PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Additionally, the team has provided a new demo for players to dive into in hopes to spark some extra trust…

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NIS America revealed their plans to release the Nippon Ichi Software developed dungeon crawler RPG Lapis・Re・Abyss in the west as Lapis x Labyrinth on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch at an unannounced date. Lapis x Labyrinth launches in Japan on November 29. Lapis x Labyrinth takes place in a small kingdom that has encountered low financial times. However, all hope is not lost since the kingdom just so happens to be sitting on a trove of treasure. Players will journey into the Labyrinth in search of all the riches they can carry with a customized crew of adventures. Furthermore, players will create a party size of…

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Sekai Project announced that the Convas+Garden developed doujinshi visual novel Love’s Sweet Garnish will release on PC-via Steam on September 7. Love’s Sweet Garnish tells the story of Asaki who wishes to revitalize his grandmother’s cafe. Evidently, Asaki needs help to which two females, Rira Niwasaka and Richer Shionomiya, come to his aid. Together the team works together to revitalize the failing cafe by updating the menu and renovated the inside, but most importantly they all discover something along the way…friendship. So if you’re wondering what awaits you as a reader of Love’s Sweet Garnish, well I’m sure it’s not going to be anything groundbreaking,…

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