Update: Street Fighter Collection adds more release platforms

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What say you to heading back to the arcade from the comfort of your couch? The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is on its way to Shoryuken you into the dust, ready or not. This thumping collection of classics was first announced for Switch, but it’s also coming for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. […]

Game of the Year award goes to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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Let’s raise our Deku sticks in salute to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, by far the runaway winner at this year’s Game Awards. The event held last night named the flagship Nintendo Switch release not only as Game of the Year, but also Best Action/Adventure Game, throwing in the Best Game Direction award […]

Mega Man 11 and classic re-releases announced

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There’s been a mega build-up to CAPCOM’s big reveal for the Mega Man game franchise’s 30th anniversary. Now it’s finally been announced that Mega Man 11 is coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2018. Bust into the hype and watch the announcement trailer below. CAPCOM didn’t stop there, revealing during the same livestream that they […]

Update: Details and screens unveiled for My Hero Academia: One’s Justice game

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My Hero Academia had its stand on 3DS, but now it’s switching up its Nintendo allegiances. That’s right, it’s high time for the franchise’s first Switch game. My Hero Academia: One’s Justice was revealed last week in Shonen Jump for PlayStation 4 as well as the hybrid console-handheld, and a trailer is well on the way. […]

Shin Megami Tensei V game goes west

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Atlus USA put the word out that they will release Shin Megami Tensei V for Nintendo Switch in the west. No further details are available for the moment, but you can take a look at the new announcement trailer for America and Europe. The initial reveal that Atlus was developing a game for the Switch […]

Bandai Namco releases One Piece VR game preview

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Ready to jump aboard the cruise…in virtual reality? Bandai Namco Entertainment’s One Piece Grand Cruise game is set to ship out in 2018, and a promo has been released showing off its combat and portrayal of certain scenes from Eiichiro Oda’s manga. It’s looking sweet as a Gum-Gum Fruit so far, and will also be released […]

Pokémon games sell over 3 million copies

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We saw the Pokémon anime reach its 1000th episode on November 9th, but as December draws near the franchise has broken through an even bigger milestone. Chatting to Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu, The Pokémon Company revealed that its video games have shipped over 300 million copies across the series’ 21-year history. This mind boggling figure takes into […]

Event: Japan Festival Lincoln screens Satoshi Kon’s Paprika

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The Japan Festival is coming back to Lincoln for its fourth year, celebrating the British love of Japanese culture for eight days from February 11th-18th. Venues across the city will be hosting activities and events for otaku of all ages and interests, including film, theatre, live music, Nintendo gaming, sushi rolling, Japanese craft workshops and more. The […]

Akira prototypes uncovered for unreleased Game Boy title

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Step aside Tomb Raider, Patrick Scott Patterson has unearthed some archaeological-level finds in his own field. Only in October, the self-proclaimed Video Game Advocate posted a video of some Game Boy cartridges he’d uncovered – ones that contained an unreleased Akira game. Find this hard to believe? Well, we wouldn’t blame you for that. Even considering each cartridge had a […]

New Game! and the trouble with women in tech

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Fresh out of high school, Aoba Suzukaze lands a dream job at the game studio she’s admired since childhood, Eagle Jump. Clearly the studio saw a spark of the exceptional, hiring her off the bat with no apparent experience in game design, something unimaginable here in England, or the further western world for that matter. Set […]