Niantic Talks Pokémon GO At This Year’s GDC

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Niantic Talks Pokémon GO At This Year’s GDC

During this year’s GDC, Niantic’s Dennis Hwang hosted a panel which focused primarily on Pokémon GO, which released for smartphones last year and quickly became a global phenomenon of immense proportions.In the panel, Hwang covered a handful of topics, mostly relating to how real-world gaming influenced the UX and visual design of the game, and how all of this came together to create an enjoyable and accessible app that could be played by a vast age demographic.

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Watch Nintendo’s Treehouse Play An Hour Of Splatoon 2’s Global Testfire

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Watch Nintendo’s Treehouse Play An Hour Of Splatoon 2’s Global Testfire

This weekend, Switch owners were able to participate in Splatoon 2’s Global Testfire, giving fans the first on-hand experience with the game before it releases later on this year.Nintendo’s Treehouse also took part in the Testfire and recorded their gameplay via a live stream.

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Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey Announced For 3DS In Japan For Fall 2017

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Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey Announced For 3DS In Japan For Fall 2017

During Atlus’ New Titles Announcements Special Spring 2017 live stream, the company revealed Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey, the upcoming refined version of Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey.While Atlus didn’t go into any specifics, Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey will be use the 2009 RPG as a base with extra new content to give it a fresh new feeling as well as some features to make it easier to play.

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Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 Announced For 3DS, Releases August 31 In Japan

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Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 Announced For 3DS, Releases August 31 In Japan

Atlus announced during their special announcements live stream that Etrian Odyssey Mystery Dungeon, their collaboration roguelike game with Spike Chunsoft is getting a sequel for Nintendo 3DS.The above is a look at the game’s first trailer.

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Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology Shows Its New Looks In First Trailer

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Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology Shows Its New Looks In First Trailer

In addition to the lineup of voice talents not in the original game, it adds a new character named Nemesia.In addition to the new enhanced visuals and voice-acting, the game offers a new “Sub-History” mode to go with the Standard and Alternate Histories.

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Kyōfu No Sekai- World Of Horror Is Inspired By The Works Of Junji Ito

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Kyōfu No Sekai- World Of Horror Is Inspired By The Works Of Junji Ito

Using a dice and stat-based system, players will take actions as they explore, or choose how to handle themselves in a fight against unsettling horrors.The game is presented in a 1-bit art style, one that helps capture the Ito-like look and atmosphere of the game’s sickening events, bizarre places, and distorted beings.

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Blazing Chrome Channels Contra With Alien-Blasting Run N’ Gun Action

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Blazing Chrome Channels Contra With Alien-Blasting Run N’ Gun Action

Blazing Chrome, the next title from the developer of Castlevania-inspired Odallus: The Dark Call, will bring players back to the glory days of run n’ gun with its Contra and Metal Slug-inspired action.Both will have access to an array of weapons, and will use them to hose weird alien creatures, menacing robots, and other undead-like entities.

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Soulbaby – Tense Top-Down Shooter Action Against Agents Of Darkness

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Soulbaby – Tense Top-Down Shooter Action Against Agents Of Darkness

In Soulbaby, players act as a soul of abnormal purity, one of the few beings who can withstand an oncoming darkness that has twisted and broken the creatures that normally inhabit the world of Nexus.To turn back the tide of evil that has overtaken Nexus, players will have to face down seven stages and bosses, fighting in top-down shooter combat.

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Become Good Or Evil While Romancing The Teachers Of Faulty Apprentice

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Become Good Or Evil While Romancing The Teachers Of Faulty Apprentice

Faulty Apprentice is a visual novel about training to become a hero, but depending on the player’s actions, the hero might not exactly save the day at the end.There are forces looking to destroy the castle and the people within it, and it is up to the player whether they wish to ally themselves with them instead.

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15% off Dragon Quest Heroes II for PC, $15 off Nioh and Horizon Zero Dawn

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15% off Dragon Quest Heroes II for PC, $15 off Nioh and Horizon Zero Dawn

It feels like Spring 2017 is Western port quarter as multitude of titles makes their way to the US and even on the PC.The latest round comes from Omega Force’s Dragon Quest Heroes II, which will release on the PC (along with console) on April 25 next month in North America.

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Plan Train Routes For Cute, Lazy Aliens In Cosmic Express

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Plan Train Routes For Cute, Lazy Aliens In Cosmic Express

Cosmic Express will have players laying down train tracks, doing it in such a way that they pick up all of their lazy alien passengers and drop them off where they want to go in one swoop.Aliens of various types and colors are just hanging around in Cosmic Express.

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Flame X Blaze Producer Talks Distilling MOBAs Into Ten Minute Matches

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Flame X Blaze Producer Talks Distilling MOBAs Into Ten Minute Matches

Blaze (called Flame X Blaze in Japan) is a bold attempt to bring the MOBA genre to mobile, compressing the long, complex matches into short ten minute bursts.I know that there are a lot of people that like that kind of game in the world.

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Mass Effect Andromeda on PC Gets Massive 27% Price Cut

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Mass Effect Andromeda on PC Gets Massive 27% Price Cut

Earlier this Tuesday March 21 marked the release date for Bioware’s biggest launch of the year Mass Effect: Andromeda.Reviews are mixed at best and its infamous animation problem is now the running meme throughout the web.

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Become A Boxing Duck In The Bleak, Crime-Filled World Of Pato Box

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Become A Boxing Duck In The Bleak, Crime-Filled World Of Pato Box

Pato Box has players becoming a boxing champion with a duck’s head, using their powerful fists to fight corruption, as well as other fighters, in this mixture of boxing and mystery-solving.Pato Box plays in a similar fashion to Super Punch-Out!

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Touhou Double Focus Is A Palate Cleanser

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Touhou Double Focus Is A Palate Cleanser

This month, NIS America has brought two of them westward, one of them being Touhou Double Focus.Unfortunately, Touhou Double Focus is awfully vague about these skills.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Goes Over Compatible Amiibo

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Goes Over Compatible Amiibo

Back in January, we learned Mario Kart 8 Deluxe would offer amiibo support and allow people to scan in the NFC figures to receive Mii costumes.Now, the Japanese website has been updated to show exactly which toys will be compatible with the Nintendo Switch game.

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Square Enix Goes Over Final Fantasy XIV North American Data Center Relocation

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Square Enix Goes Over Final Fantasy XIV North American Data Center Relocation

Back at PAX East 2017, Square Enix revealed it would be relocating the North American data center for Final Fantasy XIV.The current North American data center for Final Fantasy XIV was the company’s first game servers outside of Japan and it has outgrown its current facilities.

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Nintendo’s Treehouse Log Has Started Over On Tumblr

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Nintendo’s Treehouse Log Has Started Over On Tumblr

Now the group has branched out further to other aspects of social media with the recent opening of its new Treehouse Log over on Tumblr.According to Nintendo’s Bill Trinen, the Log will “offer insight into games and franchises you love, presented from a unique Treehouse perspective.

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Dark Souls III The Ringed City Launch Trailer Takes Us Through The City

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Dark Souls III The Ringed City Launch Trailer Takes Us Through The City

Ahead of The Ringed City, Dark Souls III’s latest expansion, Bandai Namco has released a launch trailer to prepare for the add-on.Perhaps most interesting is that this Dark Souls III trailer begins with a reference to a storyline found in the Ashes of Ariandel add-on.

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GameStop Says It Is Still Seeing An “Incredibly Strong” Demand For The Nintendo Switch

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GameStop Says It Is Still Seeing An “Incredibly Strong” Demand For The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch released three weeks ago, and GameStop’s COO Tony Bartel says they retailer is still seeing “incredibly strong” demand for the new console.] “The demand is incredibly strong for this,” Bartel said of the Switch.

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