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JRPG Legends Combine To Make Battle Champs

by Todd Blackon July 18, 2016
When you talk JRPG’s, the names Akihiko Yoshida and Hitoshi Sakimoto will eventually come into the conversation, as they have helped draw, design, and compose many games across the decades. Including Final Fantasy titles, Vagrant Story, and more. Now, they’re teaming up once again with CyDesignation to make a new mobile title called Battle Champs. […]

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Visceral Star Wars Game Teased

by Todd Blackon July 17, 2016
There are many Star Wars games in production right now, one of which is being made by Visceral. At a panel at Star Wars Celebration, Amy Hennig explained that in studying the Star Wars films, “the first thing that jumped out was that these are always ensemble stories […] So the same is true of […]

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Satellite Reign Enters Co-Op Beta

by Todd Blackon July 16, 2016
In an official post in its Steam Page, developer 5 Lives Team has revealed that the co-op function for their upcoming title Satellite Reign is now available for beta. The statement reads: “We’ve updated the main branch with the co-op build of Satellite Reign, so now everyone will have access be default! We’re not “officially” […]

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Death Star DLC and Skirmish Mode Coming To Battlefront

by Todd Blackon July 14, 2016
Battlefront has been at the forefront of rumors and speculation as of late. Mainly around rumors of an offline mode coming to the game along with new levels and heroes. EA has not only confirmed these rumors, but has officially blocked out the release for the upcoming months. First up, there is an offline mode […]

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Hideo Kojima Has No Plans To Stop Making Games

by Todd Blackon July 13, 2016
Hideo Kojima is known as a living legend with the gaming community. He’s also known for incredibly detailed and intricate stories, no doubt made famous by his run on Metal Gear Solid. For the longest time, Kojima worked at Konami, but then last year the company broke off ties with him in a very public […]

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Overwatch To Implement "One-Hero Limit" In Competitive Play

by Todd Blackon July 12, 2016
There’s a slight danger when it comes to games like Overwatch. With such a diverse lineup, it’s easy for many to be drawn to a singular character, then have many people in online play want to be that singular character. This can lead to unbalanced matches, along with player frustration with those who want fair […]

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Niantic Talks Birth of Pokemon Go

by Todd Blackon July 11, 2016
Pokemon has only been out a week, and only in three countries, but it already has had a massive impact. Nintendo Stock has risen, it’s been downloaded millions of times, and it looks to be the next true phenomenon. It didn’t start that way though, it started as a simple idea from developer Niantic. The […]

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No Man's Sky Developer Already Working On First Update

by Todd Blackon July 11, 2016
As we draw closer to the release of No Man’s Sky, Hello Games has begun to delve deeper into the little things about the title that will affect many gamers. For example, the game itself will be about 6GB on the game discs. This comes from Hello Games founder Sean Murray on Twitter who states: […]

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XCOM 2 Gets New Mods

by Todd Blackon July 10, 2016
Two new mods have been made available for XCOM 2. These come via official channels via Long Wars Studios, the team that made the Long Wars mod for the original XCOM. Check out the breakdown of the mods via the official XCOM website: “Hello, Commander. One of our resistance cells, Long War Studios, has promised new […]

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Halo 5 Has Largest Player Base Since Halo 3

by Todd Blackon July 8, 2016
When it comes to games with lots of replay value, seeing how many gamers continue to play the game well after launch often indicates their passion, as well as potential for buying the next game in the series should there be one. Halo is a franchise that often has tons of continuous players on their […]

Nintendo Believed Wii U Would Outsell The Wii

by Todd Blackon July 7, 2016
The Wii U, no matter what happens in the final amount of time it is out on the market, is widely going to be considered a failure. While its had many best selling titles, and a library most Nintendo fans are proud of, its hardware sales were fledgling from launch to now. This was odd […]

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Star Ocean: Second Evolution Not Coming To West

by Todd Blackon July 6, 2016
Despite the popularity of the Star Ocean franchise in the west, the series has taken a hit as of late. The most recent game, Integrity and Faithlessness, has only done ok in terms of sales and reviews. In fact, many have stated that the new title is a step back for the franchise. Now, it’s […]