Video Games News & Discussion 2018-


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#2

Fate/Grand Order Game’s 2nd Part Promo Video Reveals Spring Launch

posted on 2018-01-01 12:00 EST
2 new anime shorts for franchise aired on New Year’s Eve

Fate/Extella Link Game’s Ad Reveals June 7 Launch Date

posted on 2018-01-01 14:00 EST
Servants Francis Drake, Astolfo, Scáthach added to PS4, PS Vita game

“Azur Lane” Sails into 2018 with Official and Fan Creations

January 01, 2018 3:10pm CST
That other ship girl game celebrates the new year with artwork and a secret video.


#3

Strike Witches: Kiseki no Rinbukyoku Game App Ends Service

posted on 2018-01-02 02:00 EST
Game based on anime’s 1st season launched in 2015

Developer Arc System Works Announces 30th Anniversary Event

January 02, 2018 8:21am CST
Company whips up a New Year’s message for its fans

12-meter-tall Tetris game offered at Osaka skyscraper

January 2, 2018 at 09:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Attack on Titan 2 Game’s Ad Shows More Story Mode Scenes

posted on 2018-01-02 13:00 EST
PS4/Xbox One/Switch/PC game ships in Japan on March 15, in the West on March 20

Crunchyroll Favorites 2017: Video Games

January 02, 2018 12:00pm CST
Crunchyroll staff, writers, and contributors share their favorite video games of 2017!

“Splatoon 2” Kicks Off New Year With Octobrush Nouveau Weapon

January 02, 2018 4:52pm CST
Japanese calligraphy-inspired weapon now available in Switch sequel


#4

Nintendo Italy Briefly Listed Switch Online Service With Fall 2018 Release

posted on 2018-01-03 00:00 EST
Service slated for launch this year, trial version launched with Splatoon 2 last July

The World’s Greatest First Love Manga Gets Game App This Spring

posted on 2018-01-03 01:35 EST
Creator Shungiku Nakamura, novelist Miyako Fujisaki pen original story set alongside manga’s story

“Dragon Ball FighterZ” Showcased with Help of the Green Bay Packers

January 03, 2018 1:33pm CST
Watch the Packers hang out and play Arc System Works’ fighter

“Mercenaries Saga Chronicles” Hits Switch in Japan on January 18

January 03, 2018 5:55pm CST
Western release to follow at TBD date


#5

Ni no Kuni II Game’s 25-Minute Gameplay Video Streamed

posted on 2018-01-04 09:00 EST
Level-5’s game launches for PS4, PC worldwide on March 23

Revenant Saga for PlayStation®: Last Deal for the January Holiday Sale

Jan 4th 2018

Monster Hunter: World Game Launches for PC This Fall

posted on 2018-01-04 10:00 EST
Game launches on PS4, Xbox One on January 26

Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest-Selling Console of All Time in U.S.

posted on 2018-01-04 11:30 EST
System surpasses Wii to sell 4.8 units in 1st 10 months

This Week in Games: Persona gets Funky and Shots get Fired

by Heidi Kemps, Jan 4th 2018

Super Retro Boy All-In-One Game Boy Console Put on Indefinite Hold

posted on 2018-01-04 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Mega Man 7 Was Completed in Just 3 Months

posted on 2018-01-04 19:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
Mega Man 11 producer Kazuhiro Tsuchiya goes behind the scenes


#6

Code Realize ~Future Blessings~, Bouquet of Rainbows Games Slated for March in N. America

posted on 2018-01-05 02:40 EST
Both games also slated for spring in Europe

“My Hero Academia: One’s Justice” Game Shows Us More of Bakugo

January 05, 2018 7:35am CST
The official Japanese site updates with screens and art

Dragon Sinker New Year’s Sale for Nintendo 3DS

Jan 5th 2018

MangaGamer Announces Heart of Crown Bundle

Jan 5th 2018

Monster Hunter: World Game’s Trailers Preview Deviljho, Elder Dragons

posted on 2018-01-05 13:30 EST
Game launches on PS4, Xbox One on January 26 with PC release in fall

“Dragon Ball FighterZ” Trailer Welcomes SSGSS Vegeta into the Mix

January 05, 2018 1:56pm CST
Watch the Saiyan Prince power up and throw down in latest preview

“King of Prism” and “Cocktail Prince” Serve up Crossover

January 05, 2018 9:22pm CST
Cocktail boy gacha game hosts idol-boy-themed giveaway


#7

“Killing Bites” PS4/Vita Game Officially Canceled

January 06, 2018 9:52am CST
Action game was first announced back in September 2015

Dance With Devils My Carol Fandisc Game’s Opening Movie Streamed

posted on 2018-01-06 12:00 EST
PS Vita game launches in Japan on March 22

Diabolik Lovers Zero Project Revealed

posted on 2018-01-06 13:00 EST
Reject previously revealed all-new game project was in development for franchise

“Birthdays the Beginning” Expands with Switch Version This March

January 06, 2018 12:25pm CST
Grow your world with easier navigation and other improvements

“Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory” Adds More Digimon Thanks to Twitter

January 06, 2018 2:56pm CST
We get a bonus fifth Digimon on top of the promised four

WHO to Recognize ‘Gaming Disorder’ as Mental Health Condition

posted on 2018-01-06 19:45 EST by Jennifer Sherman

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Game’s Ad Streamed

posted on 2018-01-06 22:00 EST
PS4/Xbox One/PC game ships in February in Japan, West


#8

“THE IDOLM@STER: Stella Stage” Video Previews Even More Add-Ons

January 07, 2018 5:31pm CST
Second batch of DLC hits Japan on January 11

Nintendo Switch Sales Surpass Wii U’s Lifetime Sales in Japan

posted on 2018-01-07 22:10 EST
Latest console sold 3.4 million in Japan

Nintendo Reveals Top 20 Most Played Switch Games of 2017

January 07, 2018 11:20pm CST
#1 won’t surprise you at all


#9

Nippon Ichi President: Company to Focus on PS4, Switch as Primary Platforms

posted on 2018-01-08 06:00 EST
Also: Disgaea 5 Complete sold almost 200,000 copies; new announcements for 25th anniversary this year

“Metal Gear Survive” Video Hones in on Single-Player Action

January 08, 2018 8:15am CST
Multiplayer-focused spinoff also has something for the solo player

Chinese knockoff of Splatoon to be released with “original” content, no one takes it seriously

January 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
After getting shut down once, you’d have thought the developers might have learned a lesson or two.

Happiness Drops! Spinoff Puzzle Game Launches on Steam

posted on 2018-01-08 10:00 EST
Spinoff of Windmill’s Happiness! visual novel launched on December 26

Elderly couple show off Dance Dance Revolution skills at Japanese video game arcade 【Video】

January 8, 2018 / Sora News 24
Proof that you can enjoy video games no matter how old you are.

Bandai Namco Files for 3 ‘Eightraid’ Trademarks in Japan

posted on 2018-01-08 10:30 EST

Goku Black is Here to Destroy Us All in “Dragon Ball FighterZ” Trailer

January 08, 2018 9:11am CST
"Dragon Ball Super" villain takes the spotlight in new preview

Tilt! Interest in old-school pinball games surges worldwide

January 08, 2018 / The Japan News


#10

PS4 Console Sells 73.6 Million Units Worldwide

posted on 2018-01-09 01:20 EST

PriPara All Idol Perfect Stage Announced for Nintendo Switch on March 22

posted on 2018-01-09 09:00 EST
First copies include download codes for Shion, Hibiki

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Game’s Opening Video Previews LiSA Theme Song

posted on 2018-01-09 10:00 EST
PS4/Xbox One/PC game ships in February in Japan, West

“Girls und Panzer” Game Trailer Introduces Anzio High’s Tank Arsenal

January 09, 2018 9:18am CST
See what the students of Anzio Girls High School are workin’ with

Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal PS4 Game’s Opening Anime Streamed

posted on 2018-01-09 11:00 EST
Additional DLC characters available free for 2 weeks

Dynasty Warriors 9 Game Streams 6 Character Videos

posted on 2018-01-09 13:30 EST
Game ships in Japan, N. America, Europe in February

“Dragon Ball FighterZ” Highlights Full Playable Beta Roster

January 09, 2018 1:05pm CST
Beerus, Adult Gohan, and more characters available to test

Bandai Namco Files for ‘Lost on Arrival,’ ‘Twin Mirror,’ ‘Under Glass’ Trademarks

posted on 2018-01-09 14:45 EST


#11

Japanese Console Game Market Rose for 1st Time in 11 Years

posted on 2018-01-10 01:05 EST
Game console, video game sales totaled 391.75 billion yen, 30.8% higher than 2016

Utano☆Princesama Shining Live Mobile Game’s Worldwide Release Set for Early 2018

posted on 2018-01-10 14:00 EST
English trailer streamed for rhythm game

Ys VIII Game’s PC Release, Localization Patch Slated for January 30

posted on 2018-01-10 16:00 EST

Nintendo: Top 20 Most Played Switch Games of 2017 in North America

posted on 2018-01-10 17:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

“Dragon Ball FighterZ” Bends Time and Space with Hit Character Trailer

January 10, 2018 4:56pm CST
Play as the legendary assassin in Arc System Works’ fighter


#12

“Yume Nikki” Awakens for Free Download, New Project

January 11, 2018 1:45am CST
Cult horror game sees movement after 14 years

Nintendo Direct Mini 1.11.2018

“The World Ends With You Final Remix” Coming to Switch This Year

January 11, 2018 8:12am CST
One of many titles announced during Nintendo’s Direct Mini

Dark Souls: Remastered Ships for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC on May 25

posted on 2018-01-11 11:56 EST
HD remaster lets up to 6 people play together online

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Game Launches for Nintendo Switch This Spring

posted on 2018-01-11 13:14 EST
Port adds new costumes from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Ys VIII Game Launches for Nintendo Switch This Summer

posted on 2018-01-11 15:10 EST
NIS America to release PC version on January 30

Zwei: The Arges Adventure Game’s Video Reveals January 24 Release

posted on 2018-01-11 16:10 EST
PC game to debut on Steam, GOG, The Humble Store

SNK Women Take Over in “SNK Heroines ~Tag Team Frenzy~” Fighter

January 11, 2018 4:05pm CST
Two-on-two fighting game is coming to Switch and PS4

Gacha Game Creator DMM Teases “Badminton Girls”

January 11, 2018 5:01pm CST
New mobile app due to hit this spring


#13

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Game Gets Nintendo Switch Port on May 4

posted on 2018-01-12 01:32 EST
Port adds playable character Funky Kong

Gintama Rumble Game’s PS Vita Video Previews Game Modes

posted on 2018-01-12 02:05 EST
PS4/Vita game slated for January 18 release

Mario Tennis Aces Launches for Nintendo Switch This Spring

posted on 2018-01-12 02:32 EST
Game features story mode, missions, boss battles

Yume Nikki -Dream Diary- Game Teased With Video

posted on 2018-01-12 12:30 EST
Kikiyama’s Yume Nikki surreal horror PC game debuted in 2004

Detective Pikachu 3DS Game Gets Western Release in March

posted on 2018-01-12 13:38 EST
Detective Pikachu amiibo also announced

New 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Heads to N. America on January 26

posted on 2018-01-12 14:45 EST by Alex Mateo
Detective Pikachu game, amiibo also announced

Dragon Ball FighterZ Game Streams Character Video for Beerus

posted on 2018-01-12 17:30 EST
Xbox One/PS4/PC game launches on January 26, open beta on January 14-15

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Switch Version Sells 500,000 Copies

posted on 2018-01-12 20:30 EST


#14

The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia Game’s Trailer Previews Story, Battles

posted on 2018-01-13 03:00 EST
PS4 game ships in Japan on January 25; in Americas, Europe on February 9

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Debuts in N. America on June 5 With RWBY’s Blake Belladonna

posted on 2018-01-13 08:57 EST
Launches in Asia on May 31 with 20 characters built-in, 20 more via DLC

Punch Your Way Through a Ton of “Hokuto ga Gotoku” Gameplay

January 13, 2018 1:15pm CST
Sega shares over an hour of new footage

Nintendo and Pokémon Company help grade-school boy get over bullying incident, earn lifelong fan

January 13, 2018 / Sora News 24
Want to know why Nintendo fans are so loyal? Because of touching stories like this.

Hilarious Japanese train-racing racing game at AGDQ has speedrunning fans in stitches【Video】

January 13, 2018 / Sora News 24
The speedrunners train-ed hard, let’s hope they don’t run out of steam and go off the rails.


#15

Border Break Mecha Arcade Game Gets PS4 Release

posted on 2018-01-14 08:00 EST
Game will have free-to-play digital version, physical release

Fate/Grand Order Arcade Slated for Summer in Japan

posted on 2018-01-14 09:00 EST

Gintama Rumble Game Adds Breeza, Celo as Assistant Characters

posted on 2018-01-14 11:00 EST
Parody villain characters based on Dragon Ball Z join game

Slay the Evil Dragon With the Help of Elves and Dwarves in Dragon Sinker Coming to PlayStation This Winter

Jan 14th 2018


#16

Attack on Titan 2 Game Adds Playable Characters, Multiplayer Modes

posted on 2018-01-15 00:30 EST
PS4/Xbox One/Switch/PC game ships in Japan on March 15, in the West on March 20

Pokémon GO Game Adds Kyogre, Announces Community Day Events

posted on 2018-01-15 01:30 EST
Game will no longer support devices that cannot upgrade to iOS 11 starting on February 28

MangaGamer Announces Upcoming Release of Sorcery Jokers from 3rd Eye

Jan 15th 2018

Experience all the joy, love, and violence of raising your own grizzly with new smartphone game

January 15, 2018 / Sora News 24
My Grizzly Bear teaches us all the great deal of responsibility that goes into raising a lovable-but-feisty 300-kilogram wild animal.

The IDOLM@STER Million Live! Game Ends Service on March 19

posted on 2018-01-15 13:00 EST

Toji no Miko Smartphone Game’s Promo Previews Story Linked to Anime

posted on 2018-01-15 16:00 EST
iOS/Android game slated for this year

“House of the Dead” Series Returns to Arcades with “Scarlet Dawn”

January 15, 2018 8:25pm CST
First location tests scheduled for this week in Japan

“Diabolik Lovers: Grand Edition” Promo Shows Off New Collection

January 15, 2018 9:25pm CST
March release packs in two games with PS4 Pro support


#17

“Mercenaries Saga Chronicles” Lands on Switch This February

January 16, 2018 12:30am CST
Circle Entertainment to provide an exact date soon

“Monster Hunter: World” Footage Enters the Rotten Vale

January 16, 2018 2:30am CST
Capcom shares eight minutes of gameplay

“Girls und Panzer” Game Unleashes Tanks of Chi-Ha-Tan Academy

January 16, 2018 7:26am CST
See what the girls of Chiba Prefecture have to work with

New Gundam Breaker PS4 Game Announced for 2018 Release

posted on 2018-01-16 08:50 EST
4th game in Gundam Breaker uses Unreal Engine 4

SD Gundam G Generation Genesis Gets Nintendo Switch Release

posted on 2018-01-16 09:48 EST
Game ships in Japan on April 26

Pokémon Enters the World of e-Sports on January 24

posted on 2018-01-16 12:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Dynasty Warriors 9 Game’s English-Subtitled Feature Trailer Streamed

posted on 2018-01-16 13:00 EST
Game ships in Japan, N. America, Europe in February

Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal PS4 Game’s 2nd Promo Shows Main Characters

posted on 2018-01-16 14:00 EST
Remake ships in Japan on February 22

Granzella’s Manga-Making Game to Launch This Month

posted on 2018-01-16 21:00 EST
Manga Kakeru was originally announced in 2014


#18

Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei Smartphone Game Launches Next Week

posted on 2018-01-17 00:32 EST

Mobile Game “One Piece Thousand Storm” Sets Sights On Vegas With a Family Fun Day On Saturday, Jan. 27 At Treasure Island

Jan 17th 2018

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Game Teases ‘Special Announcement’

posted on 2018-01-17 08:40 EST
iOS/Android spinoff game’s website countdown ends on Friday

“Dragon Ball FighterZ” Second Open Beta Kicks Off Tonight

January 17, 2018 9:11am CST
Take another crack at the fighter before launch at 9:00pm PST

Gal*Gun 2 Game’s Video Previews Characters, Theme Song

posted on 2018-01-17 10:30 EST
Shooting game ships for PS4, Switch in Japan on March 15

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Ships in West in May

posted on 2018-01-17 12:00 EST

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time Launches in West on February 20

posted on 2018-01-17 12:30 EST

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker’s Memory Video Highlights New Protagonist

posted on 2018-01-17 15:00 EST
PS4/Vita game launches Friday in the West

The 25th Ward: The Silver Case Game’s Trailer Previews Characters, Cases

posted on 2018-01-17 16:00 EST
NIS America to release PS4/PC game in the West in 2018

Pop Team Epic Gets Extra Meta with Skyrim Mod

posted on 2018-01-17 17:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

“Yakuza 6” Trailer Chills Out with a Look at Some of Its Minigames

January 17, 2018 4:43pm CST
Next entry in the series launches in the west on March 20

Nintendo Labo Puts Creativity in Your Hands — Just Add Cardboard!

posted on 2018-01-17 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


#19

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Slated for PS Vita in the West in March

posted on 2018-01-18 00:32 EST

Shining Resonance Re:frain PS4 Game’s Video Highlights New Features

posted on 2018-01-18 01:02 EST
Remaster of Shining Resonance game ships on March 29

Manga Kakeru Manga-Making Game’s Trailer Previews Features

posted on 2018-01-18 05:00 EST
Game launches for PS Vita later this month, for PS4 at later date

“Shining Resonance Refrain” Video Previews PS4 Remaster

January 18, 2018 7:21am CST
Sega’s release is lined up for March 29 in Japan

Nippon Ichi Software Announces Usotsuki Hime to Mōmoku Ōji, ‘project Nightmare’ Games

posted on 2018-01-18 10:35 EST
Disgaea also gets 15th-anniversary HD remake

This Week in Games: Nintendo Gone Wild

by Heidi Kemps, Jan 18th 2018

Nintendo Switch Was Best-Selling Console in U.S. in December

posted on 2018-01-18 14:15 EST
Console sold 1.5 million units

Kill Me Baby Gets a Fresh Coat of Paint in Kirara Fantasia Game

posted on 2018-01-18 15:15 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
And one character gets a new voice actress…

Yūri Katsuki Looks Princely for Yume Ōkoku to Nemureru 100-Nin no Ōji-sama Collab

posted on 2018-01-18 16:15 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

“Fate/Grand Order” Valentine Campaign Rolls Out Early Info

January 18, 2018 6:26pm CST
Umu! It’s almost time to wife Nero!

“Digimon” Returns as Smartphone RPG

January 18, 2018 7:22pm CST
"Digimon Realize" promises “friendship-evolving RPG.”

Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 Gameplay Trailer Reveals March Release

posted on 2018-01-18 21:00 EST
PS4 game debuts in N. America on March 27, Europe on March 30

Fate/Grand Order Celebrates 2 Million Downloads

Jan 18th 2018

New Open World Features For Upcoming Epic, Dynasty Warriors 9

Jan 18th 2018


#20

Granblue Fantasy Project Re: Link Game’s New Promo Video Reveals Release on PS4

posted on 2018-01-19 05:19 EST
Cygames, Platinum Games develop game with new story

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Game’s ‘Special Announcement’ is Sayaka Debut

posted on 2018-01-19 06:30 EST

“Attack on Titan 2” Game Promos Show Off PS Vita and Switch Versions

January 19, 2018 7:52am CST
Koei Tecmo shows how you can take the Titan-fighting on the go

One Piece: Bounty Rush Smartphone Game Launches This Spring

posted on 2018-01-19 10:00 EST

Sayaka Miki Joins “Madoka Magica Gaiden” Game This Month

January 19, 2018 9:07am CST
New character commercial follows up on teased announcement

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker’s Memory Game’s Launch Trailer Streamed

posted on 2018-01-19 12:30 EST
PS4/Vita game launched Friday

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] Game’s Western Release Dated for February 9

posted on 2018-01-19 15:20 EST

Monster Hunter World, Valkyria Chronicles 4 Get PS4 Variants

posted on 2018-01-19 18:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
Monster Hunter World version heads to the states this month

Digimon ReArise Smartphone Game Announced

posted on 2018-01-19 23:00 EST
Digimon Adventure designer Nakatsuru returns for character designs

NISA Delays Ys VIII Game’s PC Release to Undetermined Date

posted on 2018-01-19 23:45 EST
PS4, PS Vita relocalization patch still planned for January 30

All Titles From RPG series, Asdivine, Discounted up to 88%OFF on the App Store

Jan 19th 2018

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Will Arrive in the Americas May 15 for Nintendo 3DS

Jan 19th 2018