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XCOM 2 Now Has Mercy From Overwatch Via Mod

by Todd Blackon September 22, 2017
Wouldn’t it be cool if an Overwatch character was put into XCOM 2? What character would it be if they did? If there’s one thing the team at Fireaxis love, it’s mods. In fact, one of the things they tell gamers to do is make mods of their games, especially for XCOM, and XCOM 2 […]

XCOM 2 Director Talks Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

by Todd Blackon September 14, 2017
It’s safe to say that there’s nothing truly original in video games anymore, or when it does happen, it’s really rare. Because of this, you’ll see a vast amount of games copying mechanics from other titles, but then putting their own twist on them. Ever since June, One game has been likened to XCOM in […]

XCOM 2 Devs Talk Creation Of New Units For War Of The Chosen

by Todd Blackon September 14, 2017
XCOM 2 Recently got a major expansion of the game via the War of the Chosen Content. What you might be surprised to learn though is that the team worked very hard to deliver a truly unique experience in regards to the units that were made for the expansion. They wanted to “Fill Holes” in […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]