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Diablo 3

Diablo III Necromancer Beta Is Now Live and Playable

by Jeffrey Harrison May 26, 2017
Per Blizzard Entertainment, the Necromancer beta test is now live for Dialbo III. So, players who received an invitation for the beta test can now take part. More details on the beta test and how to get started with it are available at the above link. The Necromancer is a new character class who will be […]
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Disgaea 5 Complete Is Selling Like Crazy Before It’s Even Out

by Peter Paltridgeon May 17, 2017
There is hope that Japanese RPGs are climbing out of their sales slump. Persona 5 sold literally millions of copies in America after it was finally made available last month, and now we’re getting word that Disgaea 5 — regarded as a niche title — has a ridiculous 110,000 preorders to its name across the […]

XCOM 2

New XCOM 2 Video Shows States Of Players In First Year Of Game

by Todd Blackon April 4, 2017
Games and stats go together much better than you might think. Because for many, showing the stats of how much players are doing certain things are indicative to their success. So, the team behind XCOM 2 have decided do that with a very special video that shows off what players in the game have been […]
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Is There A Future For XCOM After XCOM 2?

by Todd Blackon March 31, 2017
“My wife and I joke about this a lot. I’ve only ever worked one place, Firaxis. I’ve worked there for 17 years. I have been working on <em>XCOM</em> like ten years. And I’m the kind of guy that my favorite meal has not changed in like 25 years,” said XCOM Lead Designer Jake Solomon. “If […]

Fire Emblem Echoes Gets A Deluxe Edition

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2017
The last few Fire Emblem games have received limited edition versions containing a bounty of extra collectibles. Fire Emblem Heroes, releasing this May, will be no different. Today Nintendo revealed what’s going to be in that box…. So take a look. We’ve got the game, a fancy hardcover artbook, a soundtrack CD, and a pin […]
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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 […]
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Confirmed North American Release For Valkyria Revolution

by Peter Paltridgeon December 14, 2016
A few months ago we told you about a new effort by Sega to bring back the cult strategy series Valkyria Chronicles. The first game came out on the PS3 and two sequels were released for the PSP (one of them did not make it Stateside due to low sales, sadly). Fans figured that was […]

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Disgaea 2 Announced For Steam

by Peter Paltridgeon August 24, 2016
Nippon Ichi Software is adding to its Steam library with the announcement of an upcoming port for Disgaea 2. The original Disgaea made its debut on Steam last February; it appears Disgaea 2 will take just as long given its vague release window of 2017. It may seem like Disgaea is available on every playable […]

Upheaval Arts Releases Starcraft Universe Beta

by Todd Blackon July 31, 2016
Starcraft Universe was originally designed to be an MMO of the legendary gaming franchise. However, due to legal issues and pressures from Blizzard, the game was downsized to a multiplayer RPG, and one that got help from crowdfunding. Now, after five years of development and plenty of turmoil, the mod is finally available for play. As […]