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    Saturday July 23, 2016
  • "YU-NO" Remake Trailer Highlights First-Print Bonus of the 1996 Original

    PlayStation 4 and PS Vita remake launches in Japan on December 26

    5pb.'s upcoming YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of this World remake will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original visual novel when it launches on PS4 and Vita in Japan on December 26. To make the event extra special, those who pick up first-print copies will get a product code to download the original 1996 NEC PC-9800 version, and a new trailer is here to preview the bonus. Hit the jump for more.

  • "Berserk" Musou Game Screens Show Serpico and Schierke in Action

    English website launches ahead of fall release

    Koei Tecmo shared a new batch of screens for the upcoming Berserk Musou game on the Japanese site, offering a brief look at the newly-announced Serpico and Schierke in action. First up is Serpico, voiced by Kazuyuki Okitsu. More after the jump.

  • Sonic Returns in Classic-Style 2D "Sonic Mania" and New 3D Game

    "Sonic Mania" launches next spring, "Project Sonic 2017" follows that holiday season

    Yesterday was the 25th anniversary party for Sonic the Hedgehog, and Sega celebrated by announcing two new games. First up is Sonic Mania, which takes the Blue Blur way back to his 16-bit style roots for another 2D platformer. You can see the trailer for that one and Project Sonic 2017 after the jump.

  • Friday July 22, 2016
  • "Conception II" RPG Aims to Make Babies on Steam Starting August 16

    RPG originally launched on PS Vita in 2013

    Remember Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars? The PS Vita RPG was originally released in 2013, and had players taking on the role of Disciples who must form bonds and ultimately save the world by giving birth to Star Children. It's been a while since it came up on this site, but now it's making its way to PC via Steam. Hit the jump for more.

  • "Pokémon Go" Creators Apologize to Japanese Players for the Delay

    Wildly popular app is now available in the land whence Pokémon came

    As you may know, Pokémon Go finally launched in Japan after a delay, so now everyone in the very country that created Pokémon can join in on the hunt. The folks behind the game are sorry for the hold up, so they posted a video to address the delay. Watch as Game Freak's general manager Junichi Masuda and Niantic CEO John Hanke team up to apologize and offer some safety tips for the AR game after the jump.

  • "Street Fighter V" Officially Throws Juri into the Mix on July 26

    Latest character will arrive along with battle costumes and story

    We already knew Juri was coming sometime this month, but Capcom took the opportunity to confirm her arrival at its San Diego Comic-Con panel. Juri will officially be available to download on July 26, and her story and battle costumes will be available at the same time. Hit the jump for more.

  • "Plastic Memories" Opening Movie Introduces Characters

    Adventure game hits PS Vita in Japan on October 13

    Based on the series by anime studio Doga Kobo and director Yoshiyuki Fujiwara (New Game!GJ Club), Plastic Memories is heading to PS Vita in Japan on October 13. Players can look forward to an adventure game take on the anime's story, as well as the possibility of discovering new routes along the way. While we're still a few months out from the game's launch, 5pb. went ahead and shared the opening movie after the jump.

  • "Toukiden 2" Opening Movie Takes Down a Massive Monster

    Japanese release arrives on July 28

    Koei Tecmo released a demo for Toukiden 2 in Japan, allowing players to take their save data over to the fully game when it hits PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PS Vita in Japan on July 28. With the launch right around the corner, the action-packed, Oni-toppling opening movie is now online. Hit the jump to watch.

  • Thursday July 21, 2016
  • Nintendo Summons the '80s to Promote NES Classic Edition Console

    Miniature NES with 30 built-in games launches on November 11

    It was just a week ago that Nintendo announced plans to release the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the classic console with 30 built-in games. It's not coming out until November 11, but Nintendo is already tapping further into nostalgia with a throwback trailer that ticks a bunch of '80s boxes. More after the jump.

  • Get a Load of the Side-Scrolling "Final Fantasy XV" Beat 'Em Up

    Brawler will launch alongside "Final Fantasy XV" as pre-order bonus this September

    If Final Fantasy XV feels like it's lacking some arcade-style beat 'em up charm, Square Enix has you covered with A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV. This old school brawler is set "a fictitious 30 years before Final Fantasy XV," and promises an in-depth combat system complete with companion attacks and three diverse locations from FFXV's world. More after the jump.

  • "Fate/Extella" Adds Playable Iskandar, Reveals New Bonus Costumes

    Action game launches in Japan on November 10, North America this winter

    Marvelous revealed a few new treats for Fate fans in the upcoming action game Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star, starting with the ability to play as Iskandar. The Rider class King of Conquerors is voiced by Akio Otsuka, and will be part of Attila's party. Hit the jump for more.

  • "World of Final Fantasy" Has a Few Bonus-Filled Special Edition Options

    RPG launches in North America on October 25, Europe on October 28

    When World of Final Fantasy launches this October, you won't have to worry about a shortage of purchasing options. Square Enix announced a few different special edition versions, some of which are exclusive to the Square Enix Online Store, including the $119.99 North American Collector's Edition. Hit the jump for more.

  • Live-Action "Pokémon" Movie Officially a Go in Hollywood

    Production to be based on "Detective Pikachu"

    It was just last week that we posted about Legendary Pictures' renewed interest in a live-action Pokémon film following the massive success of Pokémon Go. Well, they officially made a deal for the rights with The Pokémon Company, and the two companies announced that they're planning to launch the first live-action Pokémon film, which will be based on Detective Pikachu. More after the jump.

  • Rob Halford Joins BABYMETAL to Cover Judas Priest's "Painkiller"

    Halford joins the trio on stage at the Alternative Press Music Awards

    BABYMETAL has been having a hell of a year, both with their own original music and the metal legends they've teamed up with along with way. The latest is none other than Rob Halford of Judas Priest, who joined the trio at the Alternative Press Music Awards to cover Judas Priest classics "Painkiller" and "Breaking the Law." Hit the jump for the video.

  • Wednesday July 20, 2016
  • "Macross Delta Scramble" Game, Uh, Scrambles to PS Vita in Japan

    More Macross action heads to PS Vita in Japan on October 20

    There's a new Macross game on the way, this time taking on the latest in the long-running franchise, Macross Delta. The latest issue of Famitsu magazine revealed Bandai Namco's Macross Delta Scramble, a flyin' and shootin' action game that's coming to PS Vita in Japan on October 20. Hit the jump for more.