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Square Enix polling Kingdom Hearts fans about series past, future

Kingdom Hearts 3 will conclude the decade-long battle of Sora and his friends, but it won't mark the end of the series. Future plans include the eventual release of Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix, but a recent post from Square Enix on the series' Facebook page suggests new games beyond the HD remakes...

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Zelda: A Link Between Worlds' dark world gets a name and citizen

The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds' version of Link transcends dimensional boundaries between Hyrule and Lorule in this new trailer. We also catch a glimpse of an antagonist imprisoning people in paintings using a power similar to Link's new ability to turn into drawings on walls....

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Mighty Switch Force 2 to flip the switch on Wii U, 'estimated' for October

Mighty Switch Force 2 will follow its predecessor's example and be ported from the 3DS eShop to the Wii U eShop, WayForward Creative Director Matt Bozon revealed in a tweet last week. Bozon's tweet noted that the game is "estimated to arrive in October." The original Mighty Switch Force was...

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Obsidian Entertainment: Playing in other people's worlds

Obsidian Entertainment has no shortage of street cred -- its founders originally created Interplay's Black Isle Studios, and put together some of the most classic PC RPGs around, including the original Fallout, Planescape: Torment, and the Icewind Dale series. But since forming Obsidian in 2003...

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Riccitiello: Mirror's Edge deserves second chance, EA still pushing new IP

EA CEO John Riccitiello told IndustryGamers that the company has no intention of reducing its reliance on new IP. "Does this mean EA is backing away from investing in quality and innovation?" Riccitiello asked. "Absolutely not. It's religion for me; I believe quality and innovation is what works." ...

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Warren Spector envisions two more Disney Epic Mickey games

In the ongoing media blitz that Disney Epic Mickey (yes, it's really still named that) has been receiving over the past few weeks, the game's creative head Warren Spector has been decidedly candid. First, he spoke about the difference between the game's concept art and in-game graphics, then he...

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DS Daily: When is it enough?

Since we've got awesome new details on Mario & Luigi 3 to digest on, we've been thinking sequels. They're nothing new and the idea of the sequel isn't going anywhere. But, when does a franchise just overstay its welcome? Any franchises you think need a reboot or should just plain go away? When...

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Halo 2 hits 5 million player mark

Bungie announced that they've reached their 5 millionth player to experience Halo 2 online. The number refers to unique Live accounts that have played the title. That doesn't mean people stuck with it or that each of those tags belonged to different people. Bungie reached the milestone on the 2.5...

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Revenant Wings 2: Revenant Harder may be coming

We doubt that's going to be the real title, but we never could avoid sequel humor. Apparently, director Motomu Toriyama enjoyed making Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings so much that he'd like to develop a sequel. This is by no means a confirmation or an announcement or any of the other things it'll...

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Why gamers buy sequels

2old2play editorializes about sequels and why gamers keep buying them. Last year, EA released one all-new game among 25 sequels, which saved the company significant development costs on new titles. But the article makes an interesting guess about why gamers support a marketplace of sequels --...

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