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Watch every Final Smash in Smash Bros for Wii U

Smash Bros fans are familiar with two very different games. The first game is, of course, Smash Bros. The second game is waiting for the new Smash Bros to finally come out. Super Smash Bros for Wii U is still over a week away, so we decided to make the wait a little easier by throwing together a...

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Bandai Namco income, sales up in first half of fiscal 2015

Bandai Namco's first half of fiscal year 2015 – April 1, 2014, to September 30, 2014 – is on the up and up: Net income hit 21.3 million yen ($184,000), an increase of 8.5 percent year over year, and net sales hit 259.3 million yen ($2.2 million), an increase of 13.5 percent. Operating...

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Metareview: Lords of the Fallen

It appears reviewers do not take the same masochistic pleasure from Lords of the Fallen as they did from similar games like Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. Critical reception to the game veered mostly toward the lower end of the acceptable spectrum, with reviews noting Lords of the Fallen was a...

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Lords of the Fallen heads to the library in winter DLC pack

The first expansion to Lords of the Fallen will arrive this winter, developer CI Games announced. Going by the name Ancient Labyrinth, the downloadable content will focus on puzzle-solving in a new location known as The Library, which includes the history of the hero Harkyn's world as well as a...

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Lords of the Fallen review: Fallin' in and out of love with you

PC, Xbox One, PS4 There is a brand of player that sees impossible odds, sees fiery, poisonous, roaring death from all directions, and greets it all with an insane grin – and then turns up the difficulty. For everyone else, there's Lords of the Fallen. This is not a necessarily an...

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Report: Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy Plus flies to 3DS

In the latest issue of Famitsu (courtesy Gematsu translation), publisher Bandai Namco reveals that an updated version of its 2012 dogfighting action game Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy is currently in development for the Nintendo 3DS handheld. Dubbed Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy Plus,...

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Praise the sun: Dark Souls PC moving from GFWL to Steam next month

The Windows PC version of Dark Souls will transition from the moribund Games for Windows Live platform to Steam next month, publisher Bandai Namco Games announced this week. Starting in November, players who purchase Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition will be able to redeem their Games for...

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Pokken Tournament's arcade debut meant to gauge whether it's captivating

Pokken Tournament is choosing Japanese arcades first to more quickly gauge the reaction from intensive fighting game fans, according to Siliconera's translation of 4Gamer's interview with developer Bandai Namco's Katsuhiro Harada. Since Pokken Tournament is meant to be a complex, competitive...

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Dark Souls 'Crown of the Ivory King' review: Burning bright

PC, Xbox 360, PS3 It sounds strange, but one of the best environments in the latest downloadable chapter of Dark Souls 2 DLC is hardly an environment at all. It's called the Frigid Outskirts, and it's a vast, nearly empty expanse – a long, curving valley only occasionally dotted with small,...

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First-person platformer Deadcore is a sci-fi speedrun

First-person platformer Deadcore is now available on PC, Mac and Linux. Developed by the five-person French studio 5 Bits Games, the game costs $10 on Steam and Desura. Set in a mysterious sci-fi world, Deadcore has players climbing to the top of a labyrinthine tower, shooting at mechanical enemies...

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