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Michael Pachter Thinks Project Scorpio Shouldn’t Be Priced Above $399; PS4 Pro Might be $349 by Christmas

Wedbush Securities Analyst Michael Pachter explains why a Project Scorpio priced above $399 would be "a problem" and foretells a price cut for PS4 Pro during the Holiday season. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 4:13 PM
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Hovercraft Arena Shooter Crash Force Entering Early Access Tomorrow

Ascanio Entertainment announced today that their game Crash Force will be available through Early Access on Steam tomorrow, January 20, for $29.99 before its full release this April. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 4:13 PM
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Online Beta Registration Opens for Injustice 2 on PS4 and Xbox One

Nether Realms opened online beta registration for their long awaited DC fighting game Injustice 2, coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 16 in North America and Europe. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 4:00 PM
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Touhou Genso Wanderer Gets New Trailer Showing Powerful Moe Partners

NIS America launched a new trailer for dungeon crawling-roguelike RPG Touhou Genso Wanderer, coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on March 21 in North America and March 24 in Europe. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 3:40 PM
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Nintendo Switch Will Sell Between 6 and 8 Million Units in 2017 According to Michael Pachter

Crystal ball holder extraordinaire Michael Patcher weighs in on the chances for Nintendo Switch to be successful on today's market. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 3:37 PM
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Brut@l Amazon and Mage Classes Featured in New Trailers

Stormcloud Games and Rising Star Games released two new trailers for Brut@l today that showcased the Amazon and Mage classes. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 3:36 PM
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Stardew Valley Will Launch on Nintendo Switch in 2017; Vita Port Being Investigated

In the most recent devblog update, developer Eric Barone has announced that Stardew Valley will not be a launch title for Nintendo Switch -- however, the game is slated for a 2017 release. Barone announced late in ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 3:07 PM
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1001 Spikes and Cave Story Stealth-Announced for Nintendo Switch

Nicalis announces both 1001 Spikes and Cave Story to round out Nintendo Switch's catalog... perhaps even hinting at UI features. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 2:51 PM

ShockCast: Episode 27 – Nintendo Switch Reactions

ShockCast: Episode 27 – Nintendo Switch Reactions

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on January 19, 2017 2:34 PM

Now that the dust has settled, the gang gathers to talk about Nintendo's reveals and announcements for its upcoming new console, the Nintendo Switch.


After years in waiting, all has been revealed on the Nintendo Switch and what we can expect from the system's launch in March. So: what do we think?

In this week's installment of the ShockCast, Lou, Giuseppe, Ryan, and Azario gather to collect our thoughts, take off the gloves (literally), and offer our opinions on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo's presentation for the upcoming new console. What went right? What went wrong? Did we preorder? How much Zelda are we going to play?...

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Specter of Torment Arrive First on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch's launch window is slowly but surely growing. Following Nicalis' announcement that The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ would be a Nintendo Switch launch game, indie developer Yacht Club Games revealed that the recently announced Shovel Knight: ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 2:34 PM
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PS4/PS Vita Exclusive Accel World VS Sword Art Online Gets 1080p Screenshots: More Waifus for Kirito

Since Kirito did not have enough waifus in his own virtual worlds, he went to look for more fro another one in Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 1:55 PM
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Uncanny Valley Launches on PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox One in February

Today, developer Cowardly Creations announced that its survival horror game Uncanny Valley is set to launch on PS4 and PlayStation Vita on February 7th in North America, and February 8th in Europe, and on February 10th for ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 1:45 PM
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The Sexy Brutale Launches on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 on April 12th; First Gameplay Trailer Released

Yesterday, publisher Tequila Works and developer Cavalier Game Studios announced that their 3D Puzzle & Adventure game, The Sexy Brutale, is set to release on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on April 12, 2017. Additionally, the pair ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 1:20 PM
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Towerfall: Ascension Arrives for Xbox One on January 25

The popular indie party-action title has officially confirmed its debut for Xbox One owners with a release date set for next week. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 1:08 PM
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XCOM 2’s Long War 2 Mod is Live; New Details and Videos Released

Today, developer Pavonis Interactive (previously known as Long War Studios) and publisher 2K announced that Long War 2 for XCOM 2, a follow up mod to the incredibly popular and extensive mod, Long War, for the previous  ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 12:44 PM
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Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime Confirms The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Wii U’s Last First-Party Title

With the system on its last legs, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime has revealed that development of new projects is ending on Wii U with Breath of the Wild. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 12:30 PM
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New Studio “Strange New Things” Formed by Ex Witcher 3 and Hitman Devs

Ex-developers from AAA games like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Dying Light, Hitman, Dead Island, Call of Juarez, and more have announced they have teamed up to form a new studio in in Wroclaw, Poland called Strange ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 12:26 PM

Yakuza 0 Review – A Stellar Debut on PS4 For a Series that Deserves the Spotlight

Yakuza 0 Review – A Stellar Debut on PS4 For a Series that Deserves the Spotlight

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on January 19, 2017 12:00 PM

The Yakuza series finally debuts on PS4 in the west nearly two years late, but it was really worth the wait.


Over the years, the Yakuza Series has become the perfect Ojisan-simulator ("ojisan" is how you'd call, not very respectfully, a middle-aged man in Japan), including so much beyond the main story that reviews would be twice as long if everything was described in detail. Yakuza 0 is different only in the fact that it turns back the clock to the Eighties, so calling the protagonists "ojisan" wouldn't really be all that appropriate, unless you're five years old....

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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 for Xbox One and PC Launches on March 7th

Today, Capcom announced that Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is set to launch digitally on the Xbox One and PC on March 7th, which is the same day the limited physical editions of the game will launch ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 11:52 AM
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Celebrity Ariana Grande’s Character Available Now in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

Square Enix announced more details about the newest character, celebrity Ariana Grande, to the Final Fantasy Brave Exvius roster, available now for iOS and Android. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 11:50 AM
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Velocity 2X is Getting a Physical Launch on PS4 and Vita; PS4 Version Comes with Extra Goodies

Today, developer FuturLab and publisher BadLand Games (the publisher of the game was originally Sierra Entertainment) announced that shoot 'em up game Velocity 2X -- the sequel to Velocity Ultra -- is getting a physical launch on ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 11:36 AM
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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Confirmed as Launch Title for Nintendo Switch

The wildly-popular indie roguelike will be bringing its twisted and demented gameplay to the Nintendo Switch's launch lineup on March 3rd, 2017. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 11:33 AM
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Xbox One Exclusive: Candleman Launches February 1st

Yesterday, publisher E-Home Entertainment and developer Spotlightor Interactive announced that their puzzle platformer, Candleman, is set to launch on February 1, 2017, exclusively on Xbox One, at the price point of $14.99 USD. Previously, the game ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 11:08 AM
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Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment and Treasure Trove Collection Launching in April

Yacht Club Games' acclaimed platformer Shovel Knight will be getting its next new campaign in just a few months with Specter of Torment. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 10:54 AM
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Overwatch’s Next Seasonal Event Will Celebrate Chinese New Year with The Year of the Rooster

The next seasonal event for the hit FPS from Blizzard will take place during Chinese New Year celebrations for The Year of the Rooster. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 10:29 AM
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HDR Support Coming to Hitman on January 31st; New 101 Trailer Released

Developer IO Interactive and publisher Square Enix have announced that HDR support is coming to Hitman on all platforms (PC, Xbox One, PS4) for free on January 31st. Additionally, IO Interactive released a new 101 trailer ahead ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 10:27 AM
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Torment: Tides of Numenera Gets New Trailer Showing Battle System and Elements

inXile Entertainment and Techland Publishing launched a new trailer for the scientific RPG Torment: Tides of Numenera, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on February 28. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 10:00 AM

DualShockers’ Game of the Year Awards: The Case for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

DualShockers’ Game of the Year Awards: The Case for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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on January 19, 2017 10:00 AM

Our weeklong look at our favorite games of the year continues, with our latest piece highlighting Tyler's pick for GOTY, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End.


2016 has come to a close and while the new year ahead has plenty of games for us to look forward to, the beginning of the year is also the perfect time to reflect on the games that made the previous year so exceptional, with 2016 being no exceptional....

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Yooka-Laylee’s Multiplayer and Couch Co-op Revealed and Detailed

Today, developer Playtonic Games and publisher Team17 released a new Yooka-Laylee gameplay trailer introducing the game's mutliplayer. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 9:59 AM
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Micro Machines World Series Announced for PS4, Xbox One, PC; Coming April 2017

Today, developer Codemasters announced that its miniature scale racing series Micro Machines is back, via Micro Machines World Series, and coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC sometime this April. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 9:31 AM