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Birthdays the Beginning launches for PS4 & PC in the west in early 2017

Birthdays the Beginning, the new game from Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada, will launch for PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam in North America and Europe in early 2017, publisher NIS America announced. Continue reading Birthdays the Beginning launches for PS4 & PC in the west in early 2017

Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy Review


Arc System Works is a developer with long standing ties to the video game industry, reaching all the way back to porting Double Dragon for the Sega Genesis in 1988. They have also worked on several well-known franchises such as the Guilty Gear series and the fighting franchise BlazBlue. Fantasy Hero: Unsigned Legacy is Arc Systems Works’ latest game, and is a dungeon crawler with a hint of Monster Hunter for the PlayStation Vita. While I have never played one of Arc System Works’ games before, I was definitely intrigued by Fantasy Hero, as it seemed like it might offer some twists in the well tread dungeon crawler genre.

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PlayStation Plus Exclusive Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Demo On the Way

The days of constant demos flooding the gaming marketplaces seem to be over, but when we do get our hands on a demo or beta it’s the best of the best. Point in case with the announcement of a soon-to-come Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- demo which will be dropping to the PlayStation Store for PlayStation  4 exclusive to PlayStation Plus members. Continue reading PlayStation Plus Exclusive Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- Demo On the Way

Review: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (PS3)


In 2012, the world was graced with an odd little game called Persona 4 Arena. The premise of the joint project was simple: Arc System Works (of Guilty Gear and BlazBlue fame) would make an all-new 2D fighting game using the characters, world, and story of Atlus’ Persona series. It was pretty good! It wasn’t a perfectly balanced fighter by any means, but it wasn’t broken, and saw a good amount of tournament play. Two years later, and we finally received a follow-up: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax. Does this newcomer manage to build on the solid foundation of the previous game? Continue reading Review: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (PS3)

BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma Review

Fighters, Both Cute and Dangerous!

Sometimes players enjoy a lengthy, in-depth storyline that catches their attention. A game that has thousands of permutations with your choice of characters, skills, equipment, and areas to explore. Other times, players enjoy a simple game with one goal: fight enemies. Blazeblue: Clone Phantasma is one of those games that you can pick up and easily beat the snot out of some foes, all while looking like cute figurines.

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