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Category Archives: PS Vita

Final Fantasy XII Remaster or Remake in the Works – Rumor

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Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds composer Arnie Roth let it slip that Square Enix is planning a remaster or remake of Final Fantasy XII. This falls in line with Square’s Shinji Hashimoto stating tha more Final Fantasy titles will be remastered. Via: VGChartz, Source: Gematsu

Splatoon was the top Selling game in Japan for June (Top 30 w/ Digital)

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Check out the best selling games for the month of June. Splatoon, Rhythm Heaven and Tobidasu lead.

Rumor – Mighty No. 9 Might not Launch in 2015

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Rumors have begun to swirl that Mighty No. 9 will be delayed to 2016. GameInformer has reported that the game will miss 2015. Mighty No.9 is set to release on Windows PC, Mac, Linux, PS4, PS3, Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, and 3DS. Via: VGChartz

Capcom Wants to Gather Gamer’s Opinions on a Remake for Resident Evil 2

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It seems like Capcom is trying to gauge interest and opinions on a potential remake of Resident Evil 2.  Coming from the official Resident Evil Facebook page:

Hello Resident Evil fans!
This is Capcom R&D Division 1!

First off, we would like to express our deepest appreciation to all Resident Evil fans, for your passion, enthusiasm and continued support for the Resident Evil brand.

Enthusiasm for a Resident Evil 2 Remake is something we’ve been hearing from you over the years, and has drawn some recent attention in the media.

However, as the team owns the RE brand, we’re not certain how we feel about this approach, and would like to ask your honest and frank opinion about the “Resident Evil 2 Remake” and what the brand identity is supposed to be about?

Via: Facebook

“Games need to grow up!” – Butterworthy

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“This nonsense really needs to stop.”

Source: Butterworthy

Exists Archive – First look on PS4 and Vita

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Tri-Ace developed RPG Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky, has received it’s first preview from Famitsu.  Gematsu translated the first story information below:

Exist Archive is set in modern day Tokyo and on the planet Protolexa. One day, an explosion in Tokyo caused by the evil god Yamatoga kills the game’s 12 heroes, including protagonist Kanata Kujou. As a result, those 12 become immortal and harbor within them the soul of the evil god, and get wrapped up in the gods’ quarrels.

Via: Gematsu

Dragon Quest Builders – First Gameplay Footage

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Check out the first gameplay footage of Dragon Quest Builders for the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita.

Source: SCRAWLfx

PlayStation Store Summer Sale is live, Games up to 70% off

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The PlayStation Summer Sale is officially here and there are some hot deals Sony gamers can take advantage of! (PUN super intended). The discounts are up to 70% off for normal users and up to 80% off for PlayStation Plus members. Check out all the deals here, they run through August 3rd (9 AM PDT). 

Women Video Game Characters Given a “Realistic” Makeover Rant (AlphaOmegaSin)

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AlphaOmegaSin discusses the recent “Women Video Game Characters Given a Realistic Makeover” article from Yahoo. Warning, Strong Language 

Source: AlphaOmegaSin

Spike Chunsoft and tri-Ace new RPG revealed, Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky for PS4 & Vita

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The RPG greatness just keeps coming today! tri-Ace and Spike Chunsoft announced a brand new collaboration RPG called Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky for PS4 and Vita. The title is set for this year in Japan. It also features some big time talent!

“The game will be produced by Yuichiro Saito (Danganronpa, Conception), and the current president of tri-Ace, Yoshiharu Gotanda (Star Ocean, Resonance of Fate), will be the lead programmer. Exist Archive is being written by Masaki Norimoto (Valkyrie Profile), and the character designs will be produced by Mino Taro (LovePlus).”

Yo! The RPG gods have graced us today!

Source: VGchartz

Square Enix – Dragon Quest XI Announcement LiveStream

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Square Enix will officially reveal a new Dragon Quest game today. Check out the livestream with the announcement below.

Source: Square Enix Japan

Woah Dave a Financial Success, Working on Space Dave

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Woah Dave! sold better than Choice Provisions expected. Developer Jason Cirillo discussed the success of the game, as well as the development of Space Dave!

“…despite the fact that we felt very strongly that we had created a truly fun game, I think even we were a bit surprised at how well it did. I think the surprise came in that we knew we’d made a very simple game that would appeal mostly to more mature gamers who grew up with score-chasing arcade games in the 80s, but what we didn’t expect was the general enthusiasm we got from all crowds on all platforms. It was a very big success for MiniVisions both critically and financially.

…Space Dave! would most likely still have happened even if Woah Dave! hadn’t done well. The reason being is that MiniVisions games are largely driven, in all honesty, by us making games that we want to play ourselves. They’re all kinds of experimental. We’re never sure if everyone else will be as in to these ideas as we are, but the passion on our end to make it is there, so we kinda roll with that. Also, probably worth nothing that Space Dave! is a surprisingly different formula, but still 100% a ‘Dave’ game.”

Via: GoNintendo, Source: Destructoid

China Completely Lifts ban on Foreign Video Game Cosoles

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China has permanently lifted its ban on foreign video game systems. Earlier in the year, the country temporarily lifted the ban on foreign video game consoles, but now its a permanent thing. Via: MNN, Source: WSJ

Media Create Sales (7/19/15) – Top 50

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This week’s expanded Media Create sales are in. Get the top 50 below. 

Mega Man X7 – ProJared

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ProJared reviews one of the worst Mega Man games in the franchise, Mega Man X7.

Source: ProJared

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Confirmed for North America, Coming in 2016

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Vanillaware and Atlus have teamed up for a HD remake of Odin Sphere. Check out the announcement trailer for Odin Sphere Leifthrasir on PS Vita, PS3 and PS4. The title is coming to North America in 2016.

Source: AtlusUSA

New Dragon Quest game Should be Revealed on July 28th

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The latest issue of Jump magazine is teasing a new Dragon Quest game reveal on July 28th. Square Enix will be holding a press conference on that day were they will be introducing a new game, presentation is set to be streamed online as well. The big title is expected to be Dragon Quest XI. On August 3rd Jump will have more information on the game announced.  Via: Nintendo Everything

Devs Don’t Have To Be Gamers? EVO Thefts, Salty Hacking, E-Sports PED Testing + More! – EventStatus

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EventStatus is back with another hard-hitting episode of The Main Event. Warning, Suggestive Language!

Dragon Quest Builders Screenshots are Looking good

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Check out the first screenshots for Dragon Quest Builders, the Minecraft inspired RPG set in the Dragon Quest universe.

Via: VGChartz

AlphaOmegaSin goes off on “SJWs”

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AlphaOmegaSin discusses why “SWJs” need to leave the gaming, movie, music, comics and more. Warning, strong language, and suggestive themes.

Media Create Sales (7/13/15 – 7/19/15) – 3DS & Yo-kai Watch Busters lead

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This week’s Media Create charts are in. Yo-kai Watch Busters was the top game sold, moving another 220,998 units. 3DS was the top system sold with 26,971 units sold. Batman Arkham Knight debuted with 48,802 units on PS4. While Yoshi’s Woolly World sold 31,158 units. That was actually less than DKC Tropical Freeze back in 2014. Get the full charts below. 

Oden Sphere: Leiftrasir Announced for PS4, PS3 & PS Vita

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Atlus and Vanillaware have teamed up to bring an HD remake of Odin Sphere to the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita. This HD remake will be called Odin Sphere: Leiftrasir. Check out the debut trailer below. The game launches in Japan on January 14th, 2016. Via: VGChartz