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Natsume Changes Mind, Releases Harvest Moon 64…On Wii U

by Peter Paltridgeon February 20, 2017
Out of nowhere, Natsume has announced Harvest Moon 64 for the Wii U Virtual Console. This was one of the most demanded N64 games that has never been available before, and it’s coming ONE WEEK before Nintendo puts the Wii U to bed and launches their next console, the Switch. Questions abound: why now? Why […]

New Limits Placed On Console Skyrim Mods

by Peter Paltridgeon February 14, 2017
Last year we embarked on the bold experiment of allowing modifications to Bethesda games on consoles. Sony said no, until Microsoft said yes — then Sony said yes with some conditions. While the XBox version was more lenient, both machines imposed limits on what you can do, making the PC still the top choice for […]

stardew valley

Stardew Valley Is Coming To Retail April 11

by Peter Paltridgeon February 7, 2017
One year ago this month, Stardew Valley debuted on Steam and became an overnight success. Until recently it’s been a game exclusive to computers, but that will soon change when the PS4 and XBox One versions of the farming sim arrive on store shelves. And it’s not just the game! The Stardew Valley Collector’s Edition […]
final fantasy 15

Tabata “Thinking About” PC Version Of Final Fantasy 15

by Peter Paltridgeon February 2, 2017
When Final Fantasy 15 launched last year, it was a console exclusive, and it still is. There is still no official word from Square on a PC version of the game. But director Hajime Tabata says he’s thinking about it! In a recent Famitsu interview, Tabata says “I’d like to release the game on PC […]

Morrowind Expansion Coming To Elder Scrolls Online

by Peter Paltridgeon January 31, 2017
Earlier in the month, curious pokers inspecting the code of Elder Scrolls Online found what appeared to be data suggesting the future addition of Morrowind, the land of Elder Scrolls 3. Today we can confirm they were right. During the big announcement stream mentioned in the previous article, ZeniMax Online Studios revealed a Morrowind expansion […]
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Another Big Look At Ni No Kuni 2

by Peter Paltridgeon January 27, 2017
Bandai Namco, publisher of Ni No Kuni and its soon-to-exist sequel, showed off some gameplay footage from that sequel during a press conference this week. One of the new bits of information they revealed was that the art style would be slightly different. It’s nothing one would notice at first glance, but the game’s overworld […]

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Special Event Starts Tonight In Final Fantasy XV

by Peter Paltridgeon January 23, 2017
Tonight beginning at 8 PM Eastern, 5 PM Pacific, Square will launch the Moogle Chocobo Carnival in Final Fantasy XV. As the FFXV version of FFVII’s Gold Saucer, the Moogle Chocobo Carnival offers dozens of minigames and contests with which to win prizes and rare in-game items. The event also puts Noctis in a Chocobo […]
i am setsuna

I Am Setsuna Joins Switch Launch Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon January 23, 2017
Square-Enix announced today that their throwback RPG I Am Setsuna will be a launch title on the Nintendo Switch. Previously available on Playstation 4, PS Vita and XBox One as a digital title, this will be the first physical release for the game. Previously, I Am Setsuna had a release date of “March,” meaning it […]

fire emblem

So Much Fire Emblem Is Coming Your Way

by Peter Paltridgeon January 20, 2017
It’s never been a better time to be into Nintendo’s Fire Emblem series. This week the company unveiled a total of FOUR upcoming titles during a special livestream event. First they revealed the next 3DS game, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. The game is a remake of Fire Emblem Gaiden, the second FE game […]
Utawarerumono

Atlus Bringing Utawarerumono Games To The West

by Peter Paltridgeon January 19, 2017
It’s quite a mouthful: “Utawarerumono.” It’s pronounced the way it’s spelled, but it’s better to read with the syllables separated: Uta-wa-re-ru-mono. Atlus is currently translating two PS4 games under that name to bring them to America later this year. Utawarerumono is a franchise spanning games, manga and anime, but it started as a game: a […]