Month: July 2018

Nintendo of America is taking legal action against two popular websites, LoveROM.com and LoveRETRO.co, that specialize in the online distribution of video game ROMs and emulations. Specifically, the sites in question allow visitors to download or emulate thousands of video games. Nintendo’s titles provide a large bulk of the sites’ inventory and are among the
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Today Koei Tecmo posted its financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year, related to the period between April 1st and June 30th. Revenue was 8,109 million yen, up 24% year-on-year, and operating income was 2,294, up 133% year-on-year. That being said, both ordinary income and net income were slightly down. In any case, all
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Today Ys Net released a new update for its Shenmue III Kickstarter campaign, and it’s certainly an interesting one. First of all, we learned that the crowdfunding campaign for the game has finally passed seven million dollars thanks to post-Kickstarter pledges on PayPal. This means another stretch goal unlocked, and the “AI Battling” battle system feature will
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In the hot San Diego Comic-Con Weekend, Marvel and Insomniac Games went all out with the promotion of Marvel’s Spider-Man, including multiple panels. During one of those, which was livestreamed by Marvel, Executive Creative Director Bill Roseman, Insomniac Games Creative Director Bryan Intihar, Art Director Jacinda Chew, and Game Director Ryan Smith provided more information about the
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Berlin-based developer Yager Development has posted a teaser trailer for their newest project called The Cycle, a match based first person shooter. The game is due to be released later this year. The trailer pans through an exotic, colorful jungle environment full of strange looking creatures. It ends with a shot of a man standing next to
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While many things will change in MercurySteam’s third-person shooter/brawler Raiders of the Broken Planet as it transitions into its new free-to-play form Spacelords, one thing will remain the same, and that’s the game’s charming art style. In order to know more about it, DualShockers talked with Art Director Jorge Benedito at the studio’s headquarters in San Sebastian de Los Reyes,
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When you think about it, it is amazing how resounding Martin Sahlin’s homemade doll Yarny is — especially to an ever-maturing crowd of gamers. Yet ever since the Swedish developer revealed his original project at EA’s 2015 Press Conference, Unravel and Yarny have held a special place in the hearts of indie aficionados. Imagine the surprise when Unravel
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Today Bandai Namco released a new batch of screenshots of the upcoming anime fighting-action game Jump Force.  The screenshots focus on the recently-announced playable character Ichigo Kurosaki from the popular anime and manga Bleach. We get to see him in action against Zoro and Luffy from another of Shonen Jump’s popular franchises, One Piece.  Looks like
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With the conclusion of The Banner Saga series quickly approaching, Stoic shared a video of the talented musicians responsible for the series’ amazing soundtrack discussing their time working together. Violinist Taylor Davis and vocalists Peter Hollens and Malukah share how much they loved working with composer Austin Wintory and his clear vision for the games’ soundtracks, and
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Spanish developer MercurySteam is a rather unique studio. While most European teams work with western publishers, the San Sebastian de Los Reyes-based studio has three Castlevania games for Konami and the recent Metroid: Samus Returns for Nintendo under its belt. Yet, the story of the studio isn’t all glory and fanfare. About a decade ago, it was
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Today Bandai Namco released the first screenshots of the recently-revealed Digimon game Digimon Survive. The game will be released in Japan for PS4 and Nintendo Switch in 2019. The game is a “survival simulation RPG” in which the player’s “selection” determines the evolution of the Digimon, introducing a concept that never appeared in Digimon games
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By now, you probably already know that MercurySteam‘s Raiders of the Broken Planet is going to be relaunched as Spacelords and it’s going to be free to play. Yet, this kind of operation is definitely complex, and can’t be covered simply by a press release. Earlier this week, DualShockers traveled to San Sebastian de Los Reyes,
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When Spanish developer MercurySteam asked me whether I wanted to visit the studio to check out some large changes to its third-person-shooter/brawler Raiders of the Broken Planet, I guessed that it was becoming free to play, and that a Nintendo Switch port was incoming. Nowadays, those are pretty obvious guesses. While I nailed the first
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Today Spanish Developer MercurySteam announced that its third-person shooter/brawler Raiders of the Broken Planet is rebranding as Spacelords and going the free to play route. Yet, if you’re concerned about the development team implementing loot boxes, don’t be. It isn’t going to happen. DualShockers talked to Game Director Enric Álvarez at the developer’s headquarters in San
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Today Square Enix released a new trailer for the Kingdom Hearts series celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday. The trailer, featuring footage from various games of the franchise, was showcased behind-closed-doors at the Celebrating 90 Years of Mickey Mouse with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. We get to see Mickey in
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Today, during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Capcom showcased some juicy assets and information for fans of the upcoming Resident Evil 2 remake. You can check out all the slides at the bottom of the post, courtesy of Twitter user Matangi, alongside official assets from the PlayStation Blog. We get to see plenty of artwork for both
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Today Capcom released a new trailer of its upcoming game for Nintendo Switch Monster Hunter Generation Ultimate. This video shows off the crossover content featuring items from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This isn’t exactly new, considering that Japan got it as well last year, but it’s good to see that we’re
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Having been in public beta the past few months, Stardew Valley developer ConcernedApe finally revealed when multiplayer will be coming to the game — and it’s sooner than you might expect. Stardew Valley’s long-awaited multiplayer update will begin rolling out on PC, Mac, and Linux versions of the game on August 1. Those who play Stardew Valley on consoles are
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After several seasons set in the heartbreaking and intense world of a post-zombie apocalypse, Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Final Season will officially be bringing its acclaimed series to a close, and now new footage from San Diego Comic-Con is here to show you the opening minutes. During San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Telltale Games debuted
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