The Agent before Agent, a lost Rockstar San Diego project

In 2009, onstage during Sony’s E3 press conference, Jack Tretton, then-CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, announced a game called Agent.

“For more than a decade, Rockstar Games have been delivering unrivaled interactive experiences…

In 2009, onstage during Sony’s E3 press conference, Jack Tretton, then-CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, announced a game called Agent.

“For more than a decade, Rockstar Games have been delivering unrivaled interactive experiences to fans all over the world,” Tretton said. “Grand Theft Auto, Bully, Midnight Club, and Manhunt all began on PlayStation.
Today, we’d like to announce a new property from Rockstar North. It’s...
The Agent before Agent, a lost Rockstar San Diego project

[Read More / Comments]

Epic Games to organize Fortnite tournament with 30 million dollars in prize

To wrap up our Competitive Fortnite three-part blog series, we are sharing the first details on the Fortnite World Cup and the $100,000,000 competitive prize pool for 2019.

FORTNITE WORLD CUP
The road to the Fortnite W…


To wrap up our Competitive Fortnite three-part blog series, we are sharing the first details on the Fortnite World Cup and the $100,000,000 competitive prize pool for 2019.

FORTNITE WORLD CUP
The road to the Fortnite World Cup begins with ten weekly Online Open qualifiers running from April 13 to June 16. Each week $1,000,000 will be on the line for eligible* Fortnite players, with payouts distributed broadly.
The...
Epic Games to organize Fortnite tournament with 30 million dollars in prize

[Read More / Comments]

Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!! announced for PS4, Switch, and PC

Arc System Works has announced Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!!, a new entry in the Kunio-kun series, for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam.
A release date was not announced.

What is Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!!?

Downtown …

Arc System Works has announced Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!!, a new entry in the Kunio-kun series, for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC via Steam.
A release date was not announced.

What is Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!!?

Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!! is an enhanced version of River City Melee: Battle Royal Special with new elements added that make for more heated...
Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!! announced for PS4, Switch, and PC

[Read More / Comments]

RUMOR: Two next-gen Xbox models to be announced at E3 2019

The next generation of Xbox consoles will be announced at E3 2019, according to a report from French website JeuxVideo.
According to the website, the consoles are code-named “Lockhart” and “Anaconda.” Lockhart is a entry level device without…

The next generation of Xbox consoles will be announced at E3 2019, according to a report from French website JeuxVideo.
According to the website, the consoles are code-named “Lockhart” and “Anaconda.” Lockhart is a entry level device without a disc drive and focused on digital, while Anaconda is a high-end device priced similarly to Xbox One X at launch.
As for...
RUMOR: Two next-gen Xbox models to be announced at E3 2019

[Read More / Comments]

Spike Chunsoft appears to be teasing A new Shiren the Wanderer game

Spike Chunsoft has a new dungeon RPG to announce sometime in the coming days, and based on an image and a slogan saying “Once again, with enough depth that can’t be played through with even 1,000 plays.” [Thanks, 4Gamer.]

The image shared a…

Spike Chunsoft has a new dungeon RPG to announce sometime in the coming days, and based on an image and a slogan saying “Once again, with enough depth that can’t be played through with even 1,000 plays.” [Thanks, 4Gamer.]

The image shared appears to be an illustration of Oryu, who appeared in Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer on the DS, and the “once again” or “once more” part of the slogan sounds like...
Spike Chunsoft appears to be teasing A new Shiren the Wanderer game

[Read More / Comments]

YouTuber gets his ‘Sponsored’ negative Anthem review removed, blacklisted by EA

YouTuber who was paid to post sponsored content gets blacklisted by EA after he posts a negative review of Anthem.

Anthem is not doing that well with critics. It currently has an average score below 65 on reviews aggregators like Metacritic…

YouTuber who was paid to post sponsored content gets blacklisted by EA after he posts a negative review of Anthem.

Anthem is not doing that well with critics. It currently has an average score below 65 on reviews aggregators like Metacritic and Opencritic.
The game is not even reviewing well with critics that traditionally have given a higher average score with websites like IGN and GameSpot gave it 6.5 and 6 scores respectively.

A lot of the issues that Anthem was facing were...
YouTuber gets his ‘Sponsored’ negative Anthem review removed, blacklisted by EA

[Read More / Comments]

YouTuber gets his ‘Sponsored’ negative Anthem review removed, blacklisted by EA

YouTuber who was paid to post sponsored content gets blacklisted by EA after he posts a negative review of Anthem.

Anthem is not doing that well with critics. It currently has an average score below 65 on reviews aggregators like Metacritic…

YouTuber who was paid to post sponsored content gets blacklisted by EA after he posts a negative review of Anthem.

Anthem is not doing that well with critics. It currently has an average score below 65 on reviews aggregators like Metacritic and Opencritic.
The game is not even reviewing well with critics that traditionally have given a higher average score with websites like IGN and GameSpot gave it 6.5 and 6 scores respectively.

A lot of the issues that Anthem was facing were...
YouTuber gets his ‘Sponsored’ negative Anthem review removed, blacklisted by EA

[Read More / Comments]

Atlus USA wants to know if you want Persona or Catherine on Switch, Xbox One, PC and much more

Today Atlus opened a new survey to receive feedback from its fans, and it included quite a few interesting questions and possible answers for fans of several of the publisher’s series.

First of all, fans are given the chance to mention whic…

Today Atlus opened a new survey to receive feedback from its fans, and it included quite a few interesting questions and possible answers for fans of several of the publisher’s series.

First of all, fans are given the chance to mention which among Atlus USA’s properties they’d like to see new content for.
Interestingly, a lot of the questions about specific franchises revolve around ports and new content.
Fans of Catherine are asked if they want...
Atlus USA wants to know if you want Persona or Catherine on Switch, Xbox One, PC and much more

[Read More / Comments]

Hai domo! Yoko Taro is set to become A Virtual YouTuber in March

During the latest NieR: Automata livestream that celebrated the game’s second anniversary, Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito surprised the crowd by revealing that Yoko Taro is set to become a VTuber in March.
No, it’s not a joke. Yoko Taro h…

During the latest NieR: Automata livestream that celebrated the game’s second anniversary, Square Enix producer Yosuke Saito surprised the crowd by revealing that Yoko Taro is set to become a VTuber in March.
No, it’s not a joke. Yoko Taro had apparently already been considering something similar using a puppet character, but Saito suggested that they may as well use Emil’s model and try it out once as an experiment.

Yoko Taro is set to appear on Square Enix’s...
Hai domo! Yoko Taro is set to become A Virtual YouTuber in March

[Read More / Comments]

Street Fighter V Mega Man, Roll, Robot, and other costumes are on the way

A whole bunch of new looks are coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Some of these new costumes are paid, like the Mega Man and Roll outfits. Others will appear in Extra Battle or Fighting Chance. But all of them will be arriving in Fe…

A whole bunch of new looks are coming to Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. Some of these new costumes are paid, like the Mega Man and Roll outfits. Others will appear in Extra Battle or Fighting Chance. But all of them will be arriving in February and March 2019.

The Mega Man series costumes will be $3.99 each. Ryu can dress up like classic Mega Man. Sakura, on the other hand, gets a Roll Caskett outfit, adding a little Mega Man Legends to Street Fighter V...
Street Fighter V Mega Man, Roll, Robot, and other costumes are on the way

[Read More / Comments]

Yakuza 3 remaster cuts a transphobic quest from the game

Yakuza 3 remaster has apparently cut some transphobic elements from the game, which lines up with the comments made by the series creator in an early interview.

Sega has faced a lot of controversies recently due to Catherine: Full Body afte…

Yakuza 3 remaster has apparently cut some transphobic elements from the game, which lines up with the comments made by the series creator in an early interview.

Sega has faced a lot of controversies recently due to Catherine: Full Body after the ending for the game was leaked and seemed to feature some transphobic content. They still haven’t shared any update or acknowledged this issue in any official capacity.

Yakuza 3 Remaster is a re-release of the game...

Yakuza 3 remaster cuts a transphobic quest from the game

[Read More / Comments]

Square Enix is revealing a new RPG called LAST IDEA

Story

The protagonist, a novice treasure hunter, heads by airship to the abandoned “Silent Castle” located on an isolated island in order to confirm signs of treasure sensed by diviner friend Rah Mel.

Upon arriving,…




Story

The protagonist, a novice treasure hunter, heads by airship to the abandoned “Silent Castle” located on an isolated island in order to confirm signs of treasure sensed by diviner friend Rah Mel.

Upon arriving, the earth suddenly begins to shake and darkness spouts from the ground, instantly...
Square Enix is revealing a new RPG called LAST IDEA

[Read More / Comments]

Shuhei Yoshida wants Sony Japan Studio to release games that show the creativity of Japanese developers

The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu included an interview with Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the launch of the PS4 in Japan.

During the interview, he was asked t…

The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu included an interview with Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the launch of the PS4 in Japan.

During the interview, he was asked to reminisce about the PS4 generation and hinted about what’s coming next.

Interestingly, Yoshida-san sees a generational change among gamers in Japan. The generation that is now in their forties and fifties mostly focused on single-player games...
Shuhei Yoshida wants Sony Japan Studio to release games that show the creativity of Japanese developers

[Read More / Comments]

Shuntaro Furukawa further hints at Nintendo Switch Mini

The Sankei News has published a report on Nintendo making their next big move in the video game market.

According to their report, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa said during the recent strategy briefing that “(Nintendo) will create th…

The Sankei News has published a report on Nintendo making their next big move in the video game market.

According to their report, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa said during the recent strategy briefing that “(Nintendo) will create the demand in order to have each person own their very own Nintendo Switch”.
This implies that in order for Nintendo to have multiple members of a household to own a Nintendo Switch, they will create an affordable option such as the...
Shuntaro Furukawa further hints at Nintendo Switch Mini

[Read More / Comments]

Shuntaro Furukawa further hints at Nintendo Switch Mini

The Sankei News has published a report on Nintendo making their next big move in the video game market.

According to their report, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa said during the recent strategy briefing that “(Nintendo) will create th…

The Sankei News has published a report on Nintendo making their next big move in the video game market.

According to their report, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa said during the recent strategy briefing that “(Nintendo) will create the demand in order to have each person own their very own Nintendo Switch”.
This implies that in order for Nintendo to have multiple members of a household to own a Nintendo Switch, they will create an affordable option such as the...
Shuntaro Furukawa further hints at Nintendo Switch Mini

[Read More / Comments]

Epic Games now suing Norwich’s Fortnite Live festival

Fortnite maker Epic Games has begun legal proceedings against the organisers of Norwich’s calamitous Fortnite Live festival.
East Anglia’s first Fortnite fest made international headlines over the weekend for being a total balls-up.

Ticket …

Fortnite maker Epic Games has begun legal proceedings against the organisers of Norwich's calamitous Fortnite Live festival.
East Anglia's first Fortnite fest made international headlines over the weekend for being a total balls-up.

Ticket prices were too high, the attractions were terrible, and families who did pay were left queuing in the cold. Some refunds were issued on the...
Epic Games now suing Norwich's Fortnite Live festival

[Read More / Comments]

Square Enix teases various announcements leading up to E3; will reorganize development units

Today Square Enix published a transcript of its latest quarterly financial conference for investors and analysts, and it included a few interesting details about the publisher’s business.

First of all, we learn that Just Cause 4 sold fewer …

Today Square Enix published a transcript of its latest quarterly financial conference for investors and analysts, and it included a few interesting details about the publisher’s business.

First of all, we learn that Just Cause 4 sold fewer units than expected by Square Enix, leading to “disappointing” quarterly results.
That being said, digital sales of Shadow of the Tomb Raider showcased a degree of growth during the Holidays. That being said, Lara Croft’s latest adventure shipped...
Square Enix teases various announcements leading up to E3; will reorganize development units

[Read More / Comments]

Koei Tecmo says fans have to ‘Show Us You Want’ A Nioh Xbox One release

Koei Tecmo Europe’s Twitter account has sent off a tweet that might give Xbox One owners hope for a Nioh port. In response to a fan asking about the game heading to the console, the social media account replied, “Anything’s possible!
You ju…

Koei Tecmo Europe’s Twitter account has sent off a tweet that might give Xbox One owners hope for a Nioh port. In response to a fan asking about the game heading to the console, the social media account replied, “Anything’s possible!
You just gotta show us you want it.”

The comment appeared in a Twitter thread that began with the Koei Tecmo Europe account telling people to retweet and reply to let the company know which Xbox 360 games they would like to see become backwards...
Koei Tecmo says fans have to ‘Show Us You Want’ A Nioh Xbox One release

[Read More / Comments]

Fighting EX Layer 1.1.4 Update Now Live With 9 New BGMs, Pullum & Rosso Colors, Matchmaking Tune-Up

Here are details from Arika’s patch notes for Ver. 1.1.4:

Pricing and Sales

The sale of the Light Version and individual Gougi has been ended on PS4.
The prices of the Standard Version, Gougi Set, Hokuto, Color Se…



Here are details from Arika’s patch notes for Ver. 1.1.4:


Pricing and Sales

  • The sale of the Light Version and individual Gougi has been ended on PS4.
  • The prices of the Standard Version, Gougi Set, Hokuto, Color Set A have been adjusted on PS4...
Fighting EX Layer 1.1.4 Update Now Live With 9 New BGMs, Pullum & Rosso Colors, Matchmaking Tune-Up

[Read More / Comments]