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Shin Megami Tensei 4 trailer shows a samurai's duties

By Alice O'Connor, May 16, 2013 6:45am PDT

Becoming a fledgling samurai in Shin Megami Tensei IV sounds pleasant, but what responsibilities does an initiate have? Cleaning shoes? Answering phones? A new gameplay trailer shows a samurai's duties are far more of the 'wearing a cool wrist computer' and 'slaying demons' ...


Zeno Clash 2 trailer shows first six minutes

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 25, 2013 8:30am PDT

I am awfully excited to start playing Zeno Clash II next week, as you surely are all too, but next week is just so far away. To steady our nerves, publisher Atlus has very kindly released a trailer showing the opening six minutes of ACE Team's first-person face-puncher. Or s...


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Dragon's Crown coming to PS3 and Vita August 6

By Steve Watts, Apr 23, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Atlus and Vanillaware announced today that Dragon's Crown is coming on August 6.


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Shin Megami Tensei 4 hits 3DS this summer

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2013 2:45pm PDT

While Atlus has released heaps of games with Shin Megami Tensei branding, from Persona to Devil Summoner, there are only four games in the core SMT series. The fourth, snappily titled Shin Megami Tensei IV, will arrive in North America on Nintendo 3DS this summer with a samu...


Demon's Souls headlines PlayStation Plus line-up for April

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Before Dark Souls became a massive success, From Software released Demon's Souls--its bone-crushingly difficult predecessor. PlayStation Plus members will be able to grab it later today as part of this month's update to the Instant Game Collection.


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Zeno Clash 2 punches in on April 30

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 02, 2013 6:00am PDT

Stay strong, friend, you only need to face another 28 days of shooting men in the face. Come April 30, you'll get kick, punch, chainwhip, and hammer crabs, elephants, animate statues, and all sorts of weird and wonderful enmies in the face. That is when first-person biffer Z...


Dragon's Crown cutting into PS3 and Vita this summer

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 11:00am PDT

Dragon's Crown was announced alongside the PlayStation Vita at E3 2011 but while Sony's handheld came out long ago, the hand-drawn beat 'em up from Odin Sphere dev Vanillaware has been notably absent. Not for much longer. It'll arrive on PlayStation 3 and Vita this summer, p...


"So is this game really just a multiplayer beat-em-up or is it actually an RPG like Odin Sphere? ..."

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Zeno Clash 2 gameplay trailer punches faces

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 06, 2013 2:45pm PST

The first gameplay trailer for ACE Team's first-person biffer Zeno Clash II has punched its way out, putting on an impressive display on new moves and combos, unusual weaponry and characters, and general violence. You'll also catch a few glimpses of co-op, and the new open w...


Zeno Clash 2 screenshots get tooled up

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 02, 2013 8:15am PST

ACE Team's Zeno Clash had two main strengths: a delightfully weird world and a giddying simulation of beating the merry heck out of man and beast alike with your meaty fists. The announcement of Zeno Clash II focused mostly on the former quality, but some new screenshots giv...


"Nice. Zeno Clash 1 was a great little game. I look forward to this."

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers debuting in NA on 3DS

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 19, 2012 6:45am PST

Over 15 years after its debut on Sega Saturn in Japan, Atlus's Shin Megami Tensei spin-off RPG Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is due to finally arrive in North America in the form of a Nintendo 3DS revamp. Soul Hackers hit Saturn in 1997 then PSone in 1999 but never officially...



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Wii U eShop 'close to Steam,' Trine 2 dev claims

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2012 1:30pm PST

Trine 2 developer Frozenbyte has complimented Nintendo's new guidelines for developers, including the ability to set prices, no cost for basic updates or downloadable content, the ability to put games on sale.


"Making the Wii U the ultimate indie game console platform would be very cool. And give ..."

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Persona 4 Golden trailer shows off new features

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 10, 2012 9:00am PDT

Persona 4 Golden is no mere port of the fine PS2 RPG, no no no. The Vita edition comes bristling with all manner of shiny new additions and improvements. A new trailer shows off some of the extras, and has some delightfully cheery music to lift your spirits on a chilly autum...


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The King of Fighters 13 joins PlayStation Plus library

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 08, 2012 11:30am PDT

Tomorrow brings yet another refresh to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection. King of Fighters 13 will be free to download for PlayStation Plus subscribers.


Etrian Odyssey 4 confirmed for North America

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2012 9:30am PDT

After hitting Japan back in July, Etrian Odyssey IV is now winding up for a western release. Publisher Atlus today announced that it's localising the latest in the handheld RPG series for release on Nintendo 3DS in "early 2013."


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Persona 4: Golden coming to Vita on November 20

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Persona 4 was beloved by fans and critics alike when it originally released on PS2 in 2008. The Vita is getting an enhanced port, which will be available on November 20th.


"If I could afford to drop the money for a Vita, this would be the game to convince me to do it."

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