Discotek Media had another slew of announcements to make earlier today, and as usual they turned to Facebook to get the word out. Here's a rundown of what they have in the pipes, from new licenses to release dates. Read on for more.
Following up on some Amazon listings, Bandai Namco Entertainment officially detailed the Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Digital Deluxe Edition pre-orders and season pass plans. First up is a set of bonuses for those who pre-order the digital version for PlayStation 4, including a premium theme; Nightwear, Maid, and God Eater Livie costumes for female characters; and a God Eater Soma costume for the dudes. Read on for more details.
Crunchyroll added some more manga from Comico today, with How to keep a mummy volume 2 now available to read. Hit the jump for details on that and more.
Dark Souls III is getting its first DLC when Ashes of Ariandel launches on October 25, promising brand new environments with new enemies, challenges, expansions to the lore, and more. Now we can get a closer look at the DLC's snowy hellscape in FromSoftware's compilation of gameplay footage, which concludes with another look at the original trailer.
Bandai Namco announced plans to bring the upcoming Nintendo 3DS action-RPG Dragon Ball Fusions to the Americas and Europe. The former will get it on December 13, while Europe will have to wait a little longer for a February 2017 launch. Read on for more.
As our EIC Patrick Macias might say, 1996 is 2016. Thus we have a throwback infomercial-style ad for Sega's Sonic Mania collector's edition, which packs a download code for the game with a 12-inch statue and more. See if anything looks familiar in the commercial after the jump.
With the latest pair of previews for action game Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star, it's time to turn our attention toward the final pair of playable characters to be announced. Check out a gameplay clip featuring Rider-class Servant Medusa, followed by one that focuses on the newcomer, Caster-class Servant Archimedes.
Yoshiki's rock band X Japan is preparing to make its English documentary debut in October's We Are X, and after that Yoshiki has a truly classical performance up his sleeve. He'll be coming to New York City with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra on January 12 and 13, 2017, with the performances to take place at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Read on for more.
What happens when your QA testers are too good at the game they're testing? They end up missing slips in the localization, apparently, which is what happened to Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. While it's not a huge deal and only a fraction of players will encounter it, some untranslated Japanese text was unintentionally kept in the English build of the RPG. Read on for the full story.
As the new pair of Pokémon games approach, the agony over which version to get is likely starting to set in. Will you go with Pokémon Sun or Pokémon Moon?! What will you miss out on if you choose one over the other?! These questions are crucial! Thankfully we have some answers thanks to The Pokémon Company's latest trailer, which shows version-specific Pokémon, character customization, and more.
The dust has certainly settled on the amiibo craze over recent months, but there's an exciting addition on the horizon. When a character joins Super Smash Bros. it's pretty much a foregone conclusion that an amiibo is on the way, and now we have some physical evidence of the upcoming Bayonetta figure. Read on for more.
Capcom has no shortage of collaborations planned for Monster Hunter Stories, which hits Nintendo 3DS in Japan on October 8. In addition to team-ups like the previously-revealed The Legend of Zelda collab, Capcom revealed plans to throw shoujo manga and anime Chibi Maruko-chan into the monster-hunting mix. Read on for more on that and a Puzzle & Dragons X collaboration.
We've seen how ruthless Griffith can be on the battlefield in Omega Force's Berserk and the Band of the Hawk game, so now it's time to turn our attention to his Femto form. You can see a quick peek at how he looks in the game thanks to an early preview of this week's Famitsu magazine. Read on for more.
Despite recently being pushed back to a Q1 2017 launch in North America, Akiba's Beat isn't slowing down with the English character trailers. The latest to get the subbed treatment introduces Mizuki Aihara, so check out the character in story scenes and battles after the jump.
As the past months have established, Pokémon Go is all fun and games until someone gets hurt, or worse. The former happened to blogger Rickey Yaneza as he was streaming the game live from Central Park on his Twitch channel. He was trying to catch a Seaking in Grand Army Plaza at around 12:30am when an unidentified assailant got the drop on him. Read on for a video and more.