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Soulcalibur 6 Preview – The Soul Still Burns (PC)

Soulcalibur 6 Preview – The Soul Still Burns (PC)

on February 23rd, 2018 | No Comments

When Tekken 7 released, it had been a long time since Tekken 6. Not keen to rush it out the door, Bandai Namco gave…

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Ivy and Zasalamel Join Soul Calibur VI

Ivy and Zasalamel Join Soul Calibur VI

on February 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

Bandai Namco has announced that Ivy Valentine and Zasalamel are the next two contenders to join Soul Calibur VI, and both of the long-term…

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Shining Resonance Refrain is Finally Bringing Shining Force Back to the West, Draconic Edition Announced

Shining Resonance Refrain is Finally Bringing Shining Force Back to the West, Draconic Edition Announced

on February 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

For many, Sega’s Shining JRPG series will be best remembered as Shining Force back in the 16-bit era. After this, the series has received…

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Space Invaders Extreme Review (PC)

Space Invaders Extreme Review (PC)

on February 21st, 2018 | No Comments

Space Invaders is one of those classic games that over the years got revamped, modified and extended many times over. Despite this, Space Invaders…

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The Lost Child Switch Version Confirmed

The Lost Child Switch Version Confirmed

on February 21st, 2018 | No Comments

NIS America has announced that players will be able to pick up The Lost Child on Nintendo Switch when it launches alongside PS4 and…

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Fate/Extella Link Jeanne d’Arc, Gilgamesh, & Gawain Character Trailers Released

Fate/Extella Link Jeanne d’Arc, Gilgamesh, & Gawain Character Trailers Released

on February 21st, 2018 | 3 Comments

Fate/Extella Link is the follow-up to Fate/Extella, the Fate series’ foray into 1 v 100 hack and slash action. All the servants from the…

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly & Bardock DLC First Screenshots Revealed

Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly & Bardock DLC First Screenshots Revealed

on February 21st, 2018 | 2 Comments

Dragon Ball FighterZ has already been a tremendous success, but the fun isn’t stopping there. Bandai Namco recently revealed the first wave of DLC…

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Attack on Titan 2 Preview – Big Battles Come to the Small Screen (Switch)

Attack on Titan 2 Preview – Big Battles Come to the Small Screen (Switch)

on February 20th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Attack on Titan 2 (AKA AOT 2 in Europe, the version we played) makes the obvious follow-up choice — where the first game adapted…

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Lost Sphear Review – Lost & Not Found (Switch)

Lost Sphear Review – Lost & Not Found (Switch)

on February 19th, 2018 | No Comments

Tokyo RPG Factory’s mission statement is to make retro-styled JRPGs like the good old days — such as Chrono Trigger, or the old Final Fantasy

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Genius Party Review – An Enticing Compilation of Movies (Anime)

Genius Party Review – An Enticing Compilation of Movies (Anime)

on February 17th, 2018 | No Comments

Genius Party, and its sequel Genius Party Beyond, are compilations of short movies by Studio 4°C, with each one created by a different legendary creator. Different…

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Ivy and Zasalamel Join Soul Calibur VI

Ivy and Zasalamel Join Soul Calibur VI

on February 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

Bandai Namco has announced that Ivy Valentine and Zasalamel are the next two contenders to join Soul Calibur VI, and both of the long-term…

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Shining Resonance Refrain is Finally Bringing Shining Force Back to the West, Draconic Edition Announced

Shining Resonance Refrain is Finally Bringing Shining Force Back to the West, Draconic Edition Announced

on February 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

For many, Sega’s Shining JRPG series will be best remembered as Shining Force back in the 16-bit era. After this, the series has received…

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The Lost Child Switch Version Confirmed

The Lost Child Switch Version Confirmed

on February 21st, 2018 | No Comments

NIS America has announced that players will be able to pick up The Lost Child on Nintendo Switch when it launches alongside PS4 and…

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly & Bardock DLC First Screenshots Revealed

Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly & Bardock DLC First Screenshots Revealed

on February 21st, 2018 | 2 Comments

Dragon Ball FighterZ has already been a tremendous success, but the fun isn’t stopping there. Bandai Namco recently revealed the first wave of DLC…

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Nippon Marathon is a Hilarious Game Coming to PC, Switch and More

Nippon Marathon is a Hilarious Game Coming to PC, Switch and More

on February 16th, 2018 | No Comments

Nippon Marathon is set to come to Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC and Mac later this Winter, although you can pick it up on…

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Muv-Luv & Muv-Luv Alternative Vita Versions Coming West This Summer

Muv-Luv & Muv-Luv Alternative Vita Versions Coming West This Summer

on February 14th, 2018 | 4 Comments

Muv-Luv & Muv-Luv Alternative Vita versions are coming west this summer, as announced by a partnership between PQube and IXTL. Both games make up…

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Check Out These New Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Screenshots

Check Out These New Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Screenshots

on February 13th, 2018 | 1 Comment

If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting to see more of Mitsuru in Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night. Well, Mitsuru fans, we’re in luck,…

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Blanka Finally Joins Street Fighter V

Blanka Finally Joins Street Fighter V

on February 12th, 2018 | No Comments

Shocking (heh) no one, Blanka is finally making his way to Street Fighter V. He was confirmed a couple of months ago, but this…

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Assault Spy Brings Kick-ass Briefcase Action to Steam

Assault Spy Brings Kick-ass Briefcase Action to Steam

on February 12th, 2018 | 1 Comment

NIS America is bringing Assault Spy, a super-stylish action title, to Steam Early Access in May 2018. The action promises to be blindingly fast-paced with dashes…

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Kingdom Hearts III Gets to Scaring With Monsters Inc. World

Kingdom Hearts III Gets to Scaring With Monsters Inc. World

on February 10th, 2018 | No Comments

The Nightmare Before Christmas‘ Halloween Town may be out, but the frights go on with the new Monsters Inc. world! This is the second Pixar…

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Yakuza 6 Preview Special – Postcard Play

Yakuza 6 Preview Special – Postcard Play

on February 13th, 2018 | No Comments

You can take a look at our full Yakuza 6 preview here, but in this special edition of Postcard Play Oscar and Mitch sit…

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Throwback to February 1998 Having Great Japanese Games, Perfect Blue, & the Winter Olympics

Throwback to February 1998 Having Great Japanese Games, Perfect Blue, & the Winter Olympics

on February 8th, 2018 | 3 Comments

All sorts of things happened in February 1998. Mostly terrible. From several crisis situations, to me not realising I’d been the only person in class…

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12 Games Releasing in 2018

12 Games Releasing in 2018

on February 6th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Just like 2017, 2018 looks to be a great year for video games. While it’s true that we have some excellent lists of the…

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Isn’t It Weird that Dynasty Warriors 9 is Called Dynasty Warriors 8 in Japan (They’re Always One Number Behind)?

Isn’t It Weird that Dynasty Warriors 9 is Called Dynasty Warriors 8 in Japan (They’re Always One Number Behind)?

on February 6th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Warriors-heads probably already know this, but the upcoming Dynasty Warriors 9 is actually called Dynasty Warriors 8 in Japan. All through the life of…

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Yakuza 2 – Postcard Play

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, Yakuza 2 – Postcard Play

on February 5th, 2018 | 1 Comment

There have been so many fighting games releasing recently, and we’re still not done yet with Under Night releasing for PS4 next week! The…

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Nioh is More Than a Souls Clone – Sales Mitch

Nioh is More Than a Souls Clone – Sales Mitch

on February 2nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

Nioh released this very month one year ago, and its Team Ninja’s shot at creating their most difficult game yet – this is saying…

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Lost Sphear, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Utano Princesama Shining Live – Postcard Play

Lost Sphear, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Utano Princesama Shining Live – Postcard Play

on January 29th, 2018 | 1 Comment

This week’s Postcard Play is all-new as we play a trifecta of brand new games in the ultimate Japanese game genres — JRPGs, rhythm,…

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Throwback to the Volleyball in Dead or Alive Xtreme Actually Being Really Good

Throwback to the Volleyball in Dead or Alive Xtreme Actually Being Really Good

on January 25th, 2018 | 3 Comments

It’s hard to imagine now, but at the time the reveal of a Dead or Alive spin-off that was focused entirely around volleyball was…

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11 Nintendo Labo Kits We’d Like to See

11 Nintendo Labo Kits We’d Like to See

on January 24th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Nintendo have done it again, with a surprising and endearing innovation that nobody else would dare to make: Labo. Essentially they’re kits you use…

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Amnesia Memories, Dragon Ball FighterZ – Postcard Play

Amnesia Memories, Dragon Ball FighterZ – Postcard Play

on January 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

Something new, and something old. A lot of us have been digging deep into Dragon Ball FighterZ this week, as it releases very, very…

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Space Invaders Extreme Review (PC)

Space Invaders Extreme Review (PC)

on February 21st, 2018 | No Comments

Space Invaders is one of those classic games that over the years got revamped, modified and extended many times over. Despite this, Space Invaders…

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Lost Sphear Review – Lost & Not Found (Switch)

Lost Sphear Review – Lost & Not Found (Switch)

on February 19th, 2018 | No Comments

Tokyo RPG Factory’s mission statement is to make retro-styled JRPGs like the good old days — such as Chrono Trigger, or the old Final Fantasy

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Genius Party Review – An Enticing Compilation of Movies (Anime)

Genius Party Review – An Enticing Compilation of Movies (Anime)

on February 17th, 2018 | No Comments

Genius Party, and its sequel Genius Party Beyond, are compilations of short movies by Studio 4°C, with each one created by a different legendary creator. Different…

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Durarara!!x2 Ten Review (Anime)

Durarara!!x2 Ten Review (Anime)

on February 16th, 2018 | No Comments

The first cour of Durarara!!x2 is the weakest of the series. One episode had notably poor animation, and the story plodded along at a…

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Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions Review (Anime)

Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions Review (Anime)

on February 16th, 2018 | No Comments

I’ve been a big fan of Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions for a while now, and I’ve been following J-Novel Club’s English releases of the light…

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Memento of Spring Review (PC)

Memento of Spring Review (PC)

on February 15th, 2018 | No Comments

Bright Onion Studios have come out swinging with their Steam debut title, Memento of Spring, which has recently released for only £6.99. My initial…

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Dynasty Warriors 9 Review (PS4)

Dynasty Warriors 9 Review (PS4)

on February 15th, 2018 | 2 Comments

The beloved Dynasty Warriors returns with an open world setting, but for better or worse? This move to an open world is undoubtedly the…

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Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory Review (PS4)

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory Review (PS4)

on February 15th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth is one of the best Digimon games to date, capturing the mature feel that the children’s series has always had….

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Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] Review (PS4)

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] Review (PS4)

on February 13th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Recently the fighting game space has become increasingly crowded with excellent 2D fighters, as well as 3D games that try to mimic the frantic…

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The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia Review (PS4)

The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia Review (PS4)

on February 12th, 2018 | No Comments

Before playing The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia, I thought I would brush up on my knowledge of the series by watching the…

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Interview with Naoki Yoshida – Final Fantasy XIV’s Yoshi-P!

Interview with Naoki Yoshida – Final Fantasy XIV’s Yoshi-P!

on November 10th, 2017 | No Comments

This past weekend I had the opportunity to sit down with Naoki Yoshida, the producer and director of Final Fantasy XIV, to talk about…

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Project Rap Rabbit – PaRappa The Rapper and Gitaroo Man creators to join forces?

Project Rap Rabbit – PaRappa The Rapper and Gitaroo Man creators to join forces?

on May 2nd, 2017 | 5 Comments

You might want to sit down for this one. Last week, a reliable source informed me of a new game he heard was in production – a collaboration…

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Which Arcade Posture Do You Have?

Which Arcade Posture Do You Have?

on February 13th, 2017 | 2 Comments

Anyone who plays games regularly can probably feel that “gaming weight” on them right now, pushing down at their back somewhere depending on the…

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Nintendo Switch UK Premiere: Hands-On Gameplay & Chat

Nintendo Switch UK Premiere: Hands-On Gameplay & Chat

on January 14th, 2017 | No Comments

Oscar, Peter, and Geraint hit up the Nintendo Switch UK Premiere Event. Here’s the low-down on the big hitters – including 1, 2, Switch,…

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NieR Retrospective – An Underappreciated Gem

NieR Retrospective – An Underappreciated Gem

on December 24th, 2016 | 5 Comments

NieR released back in 2010, developed by the now defunct Cavia and published by Square Enix, and now NieR: Automata is nearly upon us…

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Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2016

Rice Gaming & Anime Awards 2016

on December 23rd, 2016 | 2 Comments

We’ve already done the Reader’s Choice Awards for this year, but the year isn’t over just yet! Oscar, Holly, and Peter shed some light on…

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Does “Game of the Year” Matter? – Dreamask Episode 1

Does “Game of the Year” Matter? – Dreamask Episode 1

on December 20th, 2016 | No Comments

Does GOTY matter? What console should you buy someone this Christmas? Veteran Video Games Analyst Dreamcast is here to answer your questions!  

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Kojima & Blow Interviews + Pro Gamer & Rooster Teeth “Stop the Hate” Yogscast Campaign

Kojima & Blow Interviews + Pro Gamer & Rooster Teeth “Stop the Hate” Yogscast Campaign

on November 24th, 2016 | No Comments

Pro Gamer lands exclusive interviews with both Kojima and Jonathan Blow at his massive MCM stand in October! Also, he drops some love Yogscast’s…

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Japanese Company Puts Employee Trading Cards Inside Crisps

Japanese Company Puts Employee Trading Cards Inside Crisps

on October 24th, 2016 | 6 Comments

With their company growing to 110 employees the smartphone developer Ponos was facing a problem: lack of communication. As their team grew larger less…

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7 Nintendo NX Images Nintendo DON’T Want You To See

7 Nintendo NX Images Nintendo DON’T Want You To See

on October 20th, 2016 | 3 Comments

Nintendo have announced that at 3pm today they’ll be showing the first preview trailer for what is currently known as the Nintendo NX! Their…

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Shining Resonance Refrain is Finally Bringing Shining Force Back to the West, Draconic Edition Announced

Shining Resonance Refrain is Finally Bringing Shining Force Back to the West, Draconic Edition Announced

on February 22nd, 2018 | 1 Comment

For many, Sega’s Shining JRPG series will be best remembered as Shining Force back in the 16-bit era. After this, the series has received…

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Fate/Extella Link Jeanne d’Arc, Gilgamesh, & Gawain Character Trailers Released

Fate/Extella Link Jeanne d’Arc, Gilgamesh, & Gawain Character Trailers Released

on February 21st, 2018 | 3 Comments

Fate/Extella Link is the follow-up to Fate/Extella, the Fate series’ foray into 1 v 100 hack and slash action. All the servants from the…

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Assault Spy Brings Kick-ass Briefcase Action to Steam

Assault Spy Brings Kick-ass Briefcase Action to Steam

on February 12th, 2018 | 1 Comment

NIS America is bringing Assault Spy, a super-stylish action title, to Steam Early Access in May 2018. The action promises to be blindingly fast-paced with dashes…

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Fate/Extella Link Gives Nameless a Ponytail Mullet (Also, Nero’s Trailer)

Fate/Extella Link Gives Nameless a Ponytail Mullet (Also, Nero’s Trailer)

on February 7th, 2018 | 2 Comments

Fate/Extella Link is the follow-up to Fate/Extella, another 1 v 100 type of games that takes place in the Fate universe (specifically Fate/Extra’s). The…

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Persona 5 Weiss Schwarz English Cards Get Release Date & Trailer

Persona 5 Weiss Schwarz English Cards Get Release Date & Trailer

on February 5th, 2018 | No Comments

Following on from the announcement that we’d be getting Persona 5 Weiss Schwarz English sets to match the Japanese ones, Bushiroad have released a…

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New SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Trailer and Nakoruru Added

New SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy Trailer and Nakoruru Added

on January 29th, 2018 | 5 Comments

A new SNK Heroines: Tag Team Frenzy trailer is here from EVO Japan 2018, as well as a few new screenshots and Samurai Shodown‘s Nakoruru confirmed…

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Some Off-Screen Valkryia Chronicles 4 Gameplay From Tapei Games Show

Some Off-Screen Valkryia Chronicles 4 Gameplay From Tapei Games Show

on January 29th, 2018 | No Comments

Sure, we’ve already gotten a peek at some Valkryia Chronicles 4 gameplay courtesy of Japanese trailers (and we included it in our 2018 JRPG must-plays…

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4 The King of Fighters XIV DLC Characters to be Released in April

4 The King of Fighters XIV DLC Characters to be Released in April

on January 29th, 2018 | 1 Comment

SNK has announced four The King of Fighters XIV DLC characters will be releasing in April, bringing the total roster up to 58 fighters! First…

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Pokémon TCG Sun & Moon Ultra Prism Pre-Release Pack Unboxing & Deck Building (!?)

Pokémon TCG Sun & Moon Ultra Prism Pre-Release Pack Unboxing & Deck Building (!?)

on January 26th, 2018 | No Comments

We unbox a pre-release pack of Pokémon TCG Sun & Moon Ultra Prism and give a quick look at what kind of deck we…

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The Men of Yoshiwara: Kikuya Now on Switch with English Subtitles

The Men of Yoshiwara: Kikuya Now on Switch with English Subtitles

on January 25th, 2018 | No Comments

If you’re looking for an otome visual novel on Switch, The Men of Yoshiwara: Kikuya has you covered! Kind of. It released on Switch…

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