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Japan says moshi moshi to Bayonetta 2, Hyrule Warriors this summer

Bayonetta 2 and Hyrule Warriors are set for summertime debuts in Japan, but North America and Europe are still getting by with a nebulous and miasmic 2014 window. Just to recap - just in case - both games are Nintendo-published Wii U exclusives. Hyrule Warriors sees Tecmo Koei bring its dynasty...

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Platinum wanted Miis in Wonderful 101, could be featured in a sequel

Platinum Games originally wanted to include playable Mii characters in its Wii U superhero action game The Wonderful 101, but the feature didn't make the cut in the final version of the game, director Hideki Kamiya revealed this week via Twitter. Kamiya hopes to feature player-made Miis in a...

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance offline play bug now fixed on Steam

Konami has issued a patch for the recently released Steam version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance in response to a widely-reported offline play bug players discovered earlier this week. "Online bug should be fixed and you should be able to play offline now with no issues or in the *very* near...

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Metal Gear Rising PC owners report problems playing offline

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance made its Steam debut earlier today and players have already discovered a major flaw in the port, according to user reports on the Steam forums. "[W]henever I lauch [sic] the game while I'm connected to the internet, if my internet goes down (which is often because...

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Konami investigating Metal Gear Rising's region lock on Steam

Konami is looking into region-locking concerns related to Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on Steam. The news comes from a tweet recently issued by JP Kellams, a creative producer at Platinum Games. Kellams assured players that the "first thing I did in the office today was talk about the MGR region...

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Konami slashes Metal Gear Rising to $30, free DLC included

You can have your Revengeance for half the original price, after Konami announced it's reducing Metal Gear Rising's tag to $30. If you're still unmoved by that reduction, Konami is chucking in two bits of free DLC in the form of the Jetstream and Blade Wolf side-stories. It's unclear if the free...

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The gang's all here in the latest Bayonetta: Bloody Fate trailer

This latest trailer for the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime reassures that the series' cast of lovable goofballs/demons, which were largely absent in the first trailer, are along for the ride on Bayonetta's latest adventure through the land of spread-eagle backflips and hair dragons. Jeanne,...

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Bayonetta anime shoots into Japanese theaters this November

Platinum Games' sultry witch Bayonetta will make her silver screen debut this November, at least in Japan. Famed production studio Gonzo has teamed with Bayonetta creator Hideki Kamiya and director Fuminori Kizaki (Afro Samurai) to create a feature-length anime film centering on the titular...

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The Wonderful 101 review: Barrel of superheroes

At some point in your life you've probably heard somebody say that video games are just toys. Perhaps you argued the issue, talking about how games are like interactive movies and that they're often made for adults and how the average gamer is in his or her thirties. And then maybe you went home,...

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The Wonderful 101 initially starred Nintendo characters

Despite its cast being wonderfully original, The Wonderful 101 was initially conceived as a way to unite "world famous characters" with Nintendo's iconic characters, Nintendo's Iwata Asks series revealed this week. Wonderful 101 Director Hideki Kamiya explained that the original concept stemmed...

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