Category Archives: Hardware

Yo-kai Watch 4++ details multiplayer mode, new quests, and more new yo-kai

Level-5 has released new information and screenshots for Yo-kai Watch 4++, its enhanced version of the original game, introducing the game’s multiplayer mode, new quests, and new yo-kai. Get the details below. ■ New Illustration A new illustration showing the

SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays DLC overview trailer

Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays introducing the game’s lineup of post-launch downloadable content. Here is the announced schedule, via the Japanese official website: ■ December 2019: Additional Dispatch Operations Set 1

Granblue Fantasy: Versus 'Special Soundtrack' trailer

Cygames has released a new trailer for Granblue Fantasy: Versus introducing the game’s Special Soundtrack included with the Premium Edition worldwide. Additionally, the Granblue Fantasy: Versus official website has been updated with skill descriptions for all 11 base playable characters.

Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers 'Ryuji Sakamoto' trailer

Atlus has released the Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers trailer for Ryuji Sakamoto, who is voiced by Mamoru Miyano in Japanese. If you missed it, previous trailers featured Sophia and Protagonist. Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers is due

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor 'Character Gameplay Vol. 7: Josuke Higashikata' video

Bandai Namco has released the seventh video in its series of character gameplay showcases for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Last Survivor, this time featuring Diamond is Unbreakable protagonist Josuke Higashikata. Previous videos showcased Giorno Giovanna, Jean Pierre Polnareff, Bruno Bucciarati, Guido

One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows launches February 27, 2020 in Japan, February 28 in the west

One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows will launch for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 27, 2020 in Japan, and for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam in the Americas and Europe on February 28, Bandai

Fast-paced action adventure game Resolutiion announced for consoles, PC

Publisher Deck13 Spotlight and developer Monolith of Minds have announced Resolutiion, a new action adventure game and “homage to the classics of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System era” coming to consoles and PC in 2020. “Our goal is to combine

Deemo the Movie animated film announced

Pony Canyon announced Deemo the Movie, an animated film based on the popular rhythm game by Rayark, during a panel at Anime NYC 2019. It will be produced by Signal.MD, a subsidiary of Production I.G. parent company IG Port. It

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r] opening movie

Publisher Arc System Works and developer French-Bread have released the opening movie for Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]. The opening movie features the theme song “Itsuwari no Mugen Heiretsu (Parareal)” sung by Sakura Ishadou, composed by Raito, lyrics RyoRca, and guitar

This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: Shenmue III, Deemo Reborn, more

Shenmue III for PlayStation 4 and PC, and Deemo Reborn for PlayStation 4 are the highlights of this week’s Japanese game releases. Crowdfunded by fans and backed by publisher Deep Silver, Shenmue III is a sequel 18 years in the

Blaster Master Zero II coming to PC alongside DLC character Copen from Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX on November 29

Blaster Master Zero II is coming to PC via Steam on November 29 for $9.99 alongside the release of Copen from Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX as a downloadable content character for $1.99, developer Inti Creates announced. The sequel to

Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki shares thank you message ahead of Shenmue III release

With the launch of Shenmue III just under two days away on November 19, series creator Yu Suzuki has shared a message of gratitude for the fans that brought the project to life. Here is the message in full: Greetings,

Famitsu Review Scores: Issue 1615

This week’s Famitsu review scores are in. Dark Devotion (PS4, Switch) – 7/6/7/7 [27/40]Deemo Reborn (PS4) – 8/9/8/7 [32/40]Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (PS4, Xbox One) – 9/9/9/9 [36/40]Mononoke Slashdown (Switch) – 7/7/6/7 [27/40]Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Deluxe

Path of Exile 2, Path of Exile 1 expansion and challenge league, and Path of Exile: Mobile announced

Grinding Gear Games has announced Path of Exile 2, a new seven-act storyline that will be available alongside the original Path of Exile campaign, as well lead tot he same shared Atlas endgame. A release date was not announced, but

Famitsu to host Super Smash Bros. Ultimate cross-company tournament on November 22 featuring Sony Interactive Entertainment

Famitsu will host “Famitsu Presents Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Cross-Company Game Tournament in Tokyo Odaiba Oedo Onsen Monogatari” on November 22 starting at 20:00 JST, the publication announced. The following companies will participate: Sun-Star StationerySugikoStylingLife Holdings PlazaStyle CompanyZoffTaisho PharmaceuticalTokkyo Chou

Square Enix teases new smartphone game Engage Souls

Square Enix has launched a Twitter account for a new smartphone title called Engage Souls. A pinned tweet from the account reads, “In 2020, a new game of eJanken (rock, paper, scissors) will begin!! Please look forward to future updates!”

Project Sakura Wars Tite Kubo character designs trailer

Sega has released a new trailer for Project Sakura Wars featuring the game’s original main character designs by Tite Kubo compared with their final in-game models. Project Sakura Wars is due out for PlayStation 4 on December 12 in Japan,

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot has a Dragon Ball gathering element

The latest issue of V-Jump offers several new details on Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. Get the tidbits below. By collecting the seven Dragon Balls, you can make a wish to fight a defeated enemy (there may also be other wishes).

Dragon Quest Builders 2 coming to PC on December 10

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is coming to PC via Steam on December 10 for $59.99, publisher Square Enix announced. The PC version will include all of the downloadable content previously released via the Season Pass for the PlayStation 4 and

Valve announces Half-Life: Alyx for SteamVR

Valve has announced Half-Life: Alyx, its “flagship [virtual reality] game” for SteamVR. It will be unveiled on November 21 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET. Stay tuned.

DJMax Respect V announced for PC

Neowiz has announced DJMax Respect V for PC. It will be available via Steam when it launches. At the moment, it is unclear how DJMax Respect V differs from DJMax Respect, which first launched for PlayStation 4 in July 2017.

Samurai Shodown for Switch delayed to Q1 2020 in the west

Publisher Athlon Games and developer SNK have delayed the Switch version of Samurai Shodown from its previously planned Q4 2019 release window to Q1 2020 in the west. Like the Japanese release, the Switch version of Samurai Shodown will include

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle version 2.0 update patch notes

Arc System Works has released the patch notes for the BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle version 2.0 update, which is due out on November 21. Among various system and balance adjustments, the version 2.0 update adds the new “Cross Raid,” “Extra

Monkey King: Hero is Back DLC 'Episode 1: Uproar in Heaven' now available, 'Episode 2: Mind Palace' launches December 17

Monkey King: Hero is Back downloadable content “Episode 1: Uproar in Heaven” is now available, and “Episode 2: Mind Palace” will launch on December 17. Each episode can be purchased individually for $9.99 and is included in the $29.99 Season

Yakuza 0, Yakuza: Kiwami, and Yakuza: Kiwami 2 coming to Xbox One in early 2020

Yakuza 0, Yakuza: Kiwami, and Yakuza: Kiwami 2, which are currently available for PlayStation 4 and PC, are coming to Xbox One in early 2020 and will be available for Xbox Game Pass for console and PC, Sega announced. Here

Kandagawa Jet Girls DLC 'Senran Kagura Character Pass' announced

Marvelous has announced four more Senran Kagura playable character downloadable content sets for Kandagawa Jet Girls in addition to previously announced “DX Jet Pack” limited edition-exclusive Yumi and Asuka set. Unlike Yumi and Asuka, the following four character sets will