TGS 2013 News


Dark Souls 2 'Black Armor Weapons Pack' gives a starter boost

By Steve Watts, Feb 12, 2014 1:30pm PST

The Black Armor and Collector's Editions of Dark Souls 2 will grant a voucher for the "Black Armor Weapons Pack," giving you early access to several weapons.


"They are fucking great. Of course, I'm a huge mecha fan so I may be a bit biased. Also looking ..."

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Dead Rising 3 preview: co-op joyrides

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 15, 2013 10:30am PDT

Dead Rising 3 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting next-gen launch games this year. It's certainly shaped up quite significantly since its E3 reveal


"This is easily my most anticipated launch title. Millions of zombies, a huge city to explore and ..."

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Crimson Dragon preview: barrel rolling with Kinect

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 14, 2013 10:30am PDT

Crimson Dragon is seen by many as a spiritual successor to Panzer Dragoon. We got to check out the Kinect-powered Xbox One launch game.


Ace Combat Infinity preview: free-to-play done right

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2013 11:00am PDT

Perhaps the most impressive of Namco Bandai's upcoming free-to-play efforts is Ace Combat Infinity for PS3.


"I really wish this worked with Saitek usb flight sticks. Are there any good PS3 flight sticks?"

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Tekken Revolution's free-to-play fights attract younger players

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2013 10:00am PDT

"It's important to have young fans," Harada explained to us. "Because they'll become interested in future projects from us." Ultimately, that will prove more valuable than making a quick buck, the company believes.


Strider video shows off eight minutes of gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 27, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Strider is coming back. In a new eight minute gameplay video, you'll get to see what attendees of Tokyo Game Show got to play.


"Okay, so I know this demo was obviously intended to be a fast, frenetic run-through, and that ..."

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Museum of Simulation Technology plays with perspective, wins big at TGS

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2013 9:30am PDT

Albert Shih's Museum of Simulation Technology plays with forced perspective. By grabbing objects, players can change the size of objects in the world to solve puzzles.


"That looks pretty awesome. Will download later and check it out."

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La-Mulana 2 announced, aiming for less confusion

By Steve Watts, Sep 23, 2013 8:30am PDT

La-Mulana 2 has been announced, and indie developer Nigoro says it is focusing on making the sequel have clearer goals than the first game.


"And the large amount of items you could potentially miss due to messing up a 1 chance puzzle ..."

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D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die makes Kinect exciting again

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2013 8:00am PDT

The upcoming cel-shaded adventure from Deadly Premonition director Hidetaka Suehiro ("Swery65") doesn't require Kinect. However, it's precisely the kind of game that will make you want to take advantage of Microsoft's gaming camera.


"AH! Thats kind of refreshing and over the top Kinect gameplay is the sort of things that can ..."

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Xbox One's new Dashboard: simpler, better

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2013 7:00am PDT

Xbox One will launch with a new Dashboard. Taking obvious design cues from Windows 8, Microsoft's approach with its next-gen console is simplicity....


"what... you think devs like having to support Kinect.... do you know how complicated cross ..."

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes videos show off daytime mission, Xbox One graphics

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 23, 2013 4:05am PDT

Kojima Productions showcased a new daytime level from Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes at TGS.


Deep Down is free-to-play on PS4

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 20, 2013 8:02pm PDT

Capcom has announced that its upcoming online dungeon crawler will be free-to-play on PS4.


"After seeing what seems to be slower comabt, I'm a little relieve it isn't Dragon's Dogma 2. I ..."

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Sony taking a loss on PS4, but expects profit off of 'initial purchase'

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 20, 2013 7:45pm PDT

It's common practice for console manufacturers to sell their consoles below cost, subsidizing hardware for profits made up by software and accessory sales. PS4 continues that trend.


"All the boxes for both systems are sold out and will be into next year, at which point if MS ..."

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Capcom announces iOS RPG Blade Fantasia

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Capcom has announced a new iOS RPG called Blade Fantasia, with the pedigree of Breath of Fire's Makoto Ikehara and Ace Attorney's Motohide Eshiro. It's coming to Japan later this month.


"dragon era is a similar game but it's in English. japanese makes tons of great games. shamed ..."

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Deep Down TGS trailer doesn't clear up much

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 19, 2013 11:00am PDT

So Capcom's Deep Down is an online action-RPG and has some weird futuristic framing narrative, but what exactly is the game and what is going on with its story? A new trailer out of the Tokyo Game Show won't answer either of those questions, but it will give you a look at kn...


"Yes, I went from very excited for this title, to "I'll wait and see""

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