Video Games News & Discussion 2018-

Fast-Paced Mech Battle Game ‘Assault Gunners HD Edition’ Boosts Onto Playstation®4 and PC Worldwide Today

Mar 21st 2018
For the first time ever, Assault Gunners HD Edition, the remaster of the 2012 Japan classic lands westside

Hozuki’s Coolheadedness Gets Game App

posted on 2018-03-21 10:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

ANN Game Review: Ni no Kuni II:Revenant Kingdom Playstation 4

by Branden Johnson, Mar 21st 2018

Attack on Titan 2 Game’s Launch Trailer Streamed

posted on 2018-03-21 18:15 EDT by Bayleigh Baker
Sequel game shipped on Tuesday in the West

“Ys VIII” Hits Nintendo Switch This June

March 21, 2018 6:45pm CDT
NIS America sets dates for North America and Europe

Aksys Games Sets Release Windows for Psychedelica of the Black Butterfly, 7’scarlet, Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk

posted on 2018-03-21 21:15 EDT by Karen Ressler

Ryukishi07, Itaru Hinoue Announce Sangeki Sandbox Game for 2019 Release

posted on 2018-03-22 09:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
07th Expansion’s Higurashi: When They Cry Hou gets Nintendo Switch port

“The Charming Empire” Otome Visual Novel is Coming to Switch

March 22, 2018 2:13pm CDT
D3 Publisher shares a trailer for the latest version

Nintendo Plans “Super Smash Bros.” and “Splatoon 2” Tournaments

March 22, 2018 3:20pm CDT
Competition comes to this year’s E3, which runs June 12-14 in LA

Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner M∀RS Game’s Comparison Trailer Streamed

posted on 2018-03-23 02:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
PS4, PC game delayed from spring to September

This Week in Games GDC Edition: Spike Chunsoft Powers Up

by Heidi Kemps, Mar 23rd 2018

Spike Chunsoft to Release Steins;Gate Elite, Zanki Zero Games in N. America, Europe

posted on 2018-03-23 13:38 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Also: PixelJunk Monsters 2, 428: Shibuya Scramble, Fire Pro Wrestling World release details

ANN Game Review: Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet PlayStation 4

by Branden Johnson, Mar 24th 2018

Steins;Gate 0 Gets PC Release Outside of Japan

posted on 2018-03-24 17:28 EDT by Karen Ressler
Spike Chunsoft to release game on Steam on May 8

God Eater 3 Announced for PS4/PC, God Eater Resonant Ops Opening Movie Streamed

posted on 2018-03-24 19:11 EDT by Karen Ressler
New character revealed for God Eater 3

Siliconera: Spike Chunsoft Plans Robotics;Notes Western Release

posted on 2018-03-24 21:57 EDT by Karen Ressler

Could the long-awaited Nintendo Switch Pokémon RPG be coming out this year?

March 24, 2018 / Sora News 24
Some resourceful netizens who have pieced together clues from various sources seem to think so!

PS4 Version of Clannad to Have English Text Option

posted on 2018-03-25 13:00 EDT by Karen Ressler

New Releases - Top Games Out This Week – March 25-30

MangaGamer Adds Detective Masochist 2 to Their Lineup

Mar 25th 2018

Eat Beat Deadspike-san Now Out for Nintendo Switch

Mar 25th 2018

Fate/Grand Order Gets New Videos for New Part, Arcade Game

posted on 2018-03-26 00:45 EDT by Egan Loo
Fate/Apocrypha tie-in event, May real escape game also revealed

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Now Available From Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc

Mar 26th 2018

Kemono Friends Festival Adventure RPG App to Launch This Spring

posted on 2018-03-26 09:45 EDT by Egan Loo
Free-to-play iOS/Android app with in-game item fees

“YU-NO” Visual Novel Remake Has Switch and PC Versions on the Way

March 26, 2018 8:43am CDT
Classic visual novel previously came out in remade form on PS4 and PS Vita

Cave’s Sangoku Justice Smartphone Game Slated for June

posted on 2018-03-26 11:00 EDT by Karen Ressler

‘Oasis’ in Tottori Sand Dunes to be off-limits to save rare beetle

March 26, 2018 at 17:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Pokémon GO Adds ‘Research’ Feature, Teases Mew

posted on 2018-03-26 14:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
2 types of research tasks to launch on March 30

Swery’s The Good Life Game Kickstarter Launches

posted on 2018-03-26 16:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
New promotional videos streamed for proposed game

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life “Essence of Art” Gallery Opening Night Recap

Mar 26th 2018
Legendary Tattoo Art by HORITOMO on Display, an Informative Q&A, and an ‘Extreme’ Announcement

“Steins;Gate 0” Makes Its Steam Debut on May 8

March 26, 2018 7:30pm CDT
Steam page is now live for the latest version

Gundam Breaker Game Reveals PC Version, Global June Release

posted on 2018-03-27 00:05 EDT
Game’s cast, Build G-Sound Edition also revealed

“Utawarerumono Zan” Action Game Revealed, New RPG in the Works

March 27, 2018 7:45am CDT
Aquaplus rolls out fresh details in the latest Famitsu

Broly and Bardock Come Together for “Dragon Ball FighterZ” Trailer

March 27, 2018 2:28pm CDT
See the DLC additions in action in a new gameplay video

Preregistration for Gudetama Tap! Begins

Mar 27th 2018

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition Sets Sail for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Europe on 27 April

Mar 28th 2018

Experience An Exhilarating And Magical Adventure With Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemist And The Mysterious Paintings

Mar 28th 2018
Join the Twins in Their Journey to Become the Best Alchemist in the Land

The Witch and the Hundred Knight™ 2 Launches Today Exclusively On Playstation®4

Mar 28th 2018

“Dragon Quest XI” Heads to PS4 and PC in the West on September 4

March 28, 2018 11:06am CDT
Square Enix shares a couple trailers to go along with the announcement

“Chrono Ma:Gia” Smartphone Game Trailer Breaks Down the Rules

March 28, 2018 12:11pm CDT
Learn the ropes ahead of the spring release on iOS and Android

“Fate/Extella Link” Makes Gilles de Rais and Lancelot Playable

March 28, 2018 2:18pm CDT
Two more characters get in on the follow-up’s action

Mary Skelter 2 Game’s Latest Video Highlights Bonus Academy Adventure Game

posted on 2018-03-29 07:15 EDT by April
Main game, bonus game launch on June 28 for PS4

God Eater 3 Game’s 2nd Trailer Previews New Character

posted on 2018-03-29 08:15 EDT by April
Game to launch for PS4, PC

MangaGamer Releases Funbag Fantasy: Sideboob Story

Mar 29th 2018

“Penny-Punching Princess” Physical Switch Edition Cancelled in the UK

March 29, 2018 9:01am CDT
NIS America cites ‘unforeseen circumstances’ for standard edition release

This Week in Games - Dragon Quest XI

by Heidi Kemps, Mar 29th 2018

Key’s Summer Pockets Game’s Opening Movie Previews Konomi Suzuki Theme Song

posted on 2018-03-29 17:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
PC game slated for June 29

“Fire Emblem Warriors” Promos Highlight New DLC Characters

March 29, 2018 9:57pm CDT
DLC Pack #3 is now available

Black Clover: Quartet Knights Game’s Trailer Previews Treasure Hunt Mode

posted on 2018-03-30 04:17 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Yami, original character Karuna join playable roster

Frontwing’s ISLAND Game Gets PS4 Version on June 28

posted on 2018-03-30 04:33 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New port to include “Ashita, Watashi wa” voice drama in visual novel form

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle Fighting Game’s Video Previews Characters, Modes

posted on 2018-03-30 10:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Game ships in Japan on May 31, in N. America on June 5

Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Memoria Freese Smartphone Game Launches With English Subtitles

posted on 2018-03-30 11:05 EDT by Karen Ressler
Crunchyroll releases game as part of partnership with GREE

Fast Food and Fantasy Collide in 2nd McDonald’s x “Granblue Fantasy” Collaboration

March 30, 2018 10:57am CDT
Details coming soon for team-up between McDonald’s Japan and Cygames’ mobile RPG

The Download - March 2018

Square Enix Launches Luminous Productions Studio with Final Fantasy XV Director Hajime Tabata

posted on 2018-03-31 02:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Tabata, Square Enix listed as producing new CG for upcoming NHK documentary series

King of Fighters '97 Game Slated for April 5 on PS4, PS Vita

posted on 2018-03-31 06:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Code: Realize Limited Editions Available Now in North America

Mar 31st 2018
New releases of the popular gothic steampunk adventure series feature premium collectibles

MangaGamer Adds Steam Prison, Amatarasu Riddle Star Games

posted on 2018-03-31 16:01 EDT by Karen Ressler
Also: Kindred Spirits on the Roof gets fully voiced edition

Sekai Project Adds NEKO-NIN exHeart 2 Visual Novel

posted on 2018-03-31 22:36 EDT / ANN
1st game launched on Steam last April


Dating simulator involving sexy cosplayer makes its way into Japanese Nintendo Switch game store

April 1, 2018 / Sora News 24
Family-friendly game company ventures into new territory with dating game clearly meant for adults.

Stain, Eraser Head Join My Hero Academia: One’s Justice Game as Playable Characters

posted on 2018-04-01 13:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Battle action game launches this year

New Releases - Top Games Out This Month – April 2018

Da Vinci Takes Center Stage in Upcoming “Fate/GO” USA Campaign

April 01, 2018 4:05pm CDT
Avenger-class Jeanne Alter also joins the brawl

Capcom Reveals “Mega Man: Date My Robot Master” for April Fools

April 01, 2018 7:25pm CDT
Why fight Wily’s Bots when you can take 'em out on the town?

MangaGamer Kickstarter for Koropokkur Fully Funded!

Apr 1st 2018

Arc System Works Reveals Wizard’s Symphony RPG for PS4, Switch

posted on 2018-04-02 01:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New entry in Wizard’s Harmony series ships later this year

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Reveals Setting, Protagonists Designs, Full Title

posted on 2018-04-02 02:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sequel game takes place on “Empty Island,” stars descendants of legendary builders

Clip shows Nintendo wouldn’t be the powerhouse it is today without cards and yakuza【Video】

April 2, 2018 / Sora News 24
Now one of the most influential firms in the video game industry, few know of the company’s past struggles.

“World of Warships” Collaborates with “Azur Lane” Game in Japan

April 02, 2018 4:11pm CDT
Wargaming Japan announces collaboration

Four More Servants Join the Fight in Fate/Grand Order

posted on 2018-04-02 18:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Shin Hayarigami Game’s 1st Chapter Gets English Release for Smartphones

posted on 2018-04-03 10:12 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Horror game shipped for PS3, PS Vita in Japan in 2014

The Lost Child Game Ships for Switch, PS4, PS Vita in West in June

posted on 2018-04-03 11:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game debuts in N. America on June 19, in Europe on June 22

Servants Battle in the Frozen North in Fate/Grand Order: Cosmos in the Lostbelt Animated CM

posted on 2018-04-03 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

“The Good Life” Tech Demo Takes a Walk Around Tow

April 03, 2018 6:27pm CDT
Swery65’s latest is currently raising funds on Kickstarter

Karl der Grosse to Get in on “Fate/Extella Link” Action

April 04, 2018 8:30pm CDT
Marvelous introduces another playable Servant

To Love Ru: Darkness Game App Ends Service in May

posted on 2018-04-05 05:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game launched in March 2017, allows players to take pictures of characters

“Liar Princess and the Blind Prince” Game Trailer Samples Its Theme

April 05, 2018 6:35am CDT
Action-adventure hits PS4, PS Vita, and Switch in Japan next month

Shiin Horror Adventure Game Slated for Switch on June 28

posted on 2018-04-05 08:15 EDT by April
Game also available on PS4, PS Vita

Penny-Punching Princess Arrives on Nintendo Switch and PS Vita

Apr 5th 2018

English Version of Rhythm Game BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! Now On iOS & Android

Apr 5th 2018

This Week in Games: April Foolishness

by Heidi Kemps, Apr 5th 2018
Preorder the ‘Definitive’ Version of Crowdfunded Indie Darling with All Post-Launch DLC, Bonus Art Book,

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero “Ultimate Day One Edition” Sashays onto Nintendo Switch in North America on May 8

Apr 5th 2018
and More!

Tales of Rays Smartphone Game Ends Service in English

posted on 2018-04-06 00:02 EDT by Karen Ressler
Game launched worldwide last year

Higurashi - When They Cry Hou Switch Version’s 6 Insert Song Videos Posted

posted on 2018-04-06 04:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game ships in Japan on July 26

Archlion Saga for iPhone: Kemco’s First Chapter in the Pocket-sized RPG Series

Apr 6th 2018

Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Debuts on

Apr 6th 2018

Spring Brings 50%OFF Deals on Two KEMCO RPGs for Nintendo 3DS

Apr 6th 2018

Fate/Extella Link Game’s Opening Video Previews Luna Haruna Song

posted on 2018-04-06 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
PS4, PS Vita game ships in Japan on June 7

Little Dragons Café PS4, Switch Game’s Trailer Previews Story, Gameplay

posted on 2018-04-06 10:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Game follows twins that raise dragon, run café

SNK Heroines Fighting Game Ships on September 7 in N. America, Europe

posted on 2018-04-06 15:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Trailer reveals Shermie as playable character

Persona 3, Persona 5 Dancing Game Videos Show Velvet Room Residents

posted on 2018-04-06 16:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Elizabeth, Justine & Caroline, Margaret, Theodore previewed

Cygames Is Preparing to Conquer Your Desktop with PC Game Ports

April 06, 2018 9:20pm CDT
“PRINCESS CONNECT!” will be the latest title to make the jump

NISA to Release SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Game for Nintendo Switch

posted on 2018-04-07 03:15 EDT
Collection to include Crystalis, Athena, Vanguard, Ikari Warriors trilogy, more

Disgaea 5 Complete Game Gets PC Release on May 7

posted on 2018-04-07 05:15 EDT
PC version to include 8 bonus scenarios, 4 characters, 3 character classes

Jasco Games’ Street Fighter Miniatures Game Kickstarter Meets Goal in 1 Day

posted on 2018-04-07 07:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game simulating Street Fighter combat with miniatures, dice, cards slated for March 2019

4K Media Promotes Super Bomberman R, Contra, Frogger at Licensing Show

posted on 2018-04-07 13:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Sega President Teases a Return to Hardware Game Consoles

April 08, 2018 9:15am CDT
In an interview with Sankei Shimbun, Kenji Matsubara hinted at plans for a Mega Drive reprint

One Piece: World Seeker Game to Feature 3 Germa 66 Members

posted on 2018-04-08 12:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ichiji, Niji, Yonji to face off against Luffy on game’s “Jail Island” setting

New Releases - Top Games Out This Week – April 8-14

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Game Reveals Akira Toriyama’s Design for Malroth

posted on 2018-04-08 23:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Character to be ally in upcoming PS4, Switch game

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Comes To Nintendo Switch™ Fall 2018

Apr 8th 2018

My Hero Academia: One’s Justice Game’s Ad Highlights Playable Characters

posted on 2018-04-09 01:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Battle action game launches for PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC this year

Inazuma Eleven: Ares no Tenbin Game’s Commercial Streamed

posted on 2018-04-09 02:30 EDT by Bayleigh Baker
Ryōhei Haizaki character video also streamed

Resident Evil 7 Game Wins G.A.N.G. Award, Reveals 5.1 Million in Worldwide Sales

posted on 2018-04-09 04:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Game launched worldwide in January 2017

Dive into Compile Heart’s “Death end re;Quest” RPG in New Promo

April 09, 2018 8:06am CDT
Meet the characters and check out more footage before launch

Wild Arms Million Memories Smartphone Game to Launch This Year in Japan

posted on 2018-04-09 13:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Game series designer Akifumi Kaneko supervises new story with returning characters

“Persona 3/5” Dancing Game Character Promos Enter the Velvet Room

April 09, 2018 2:55pm CDT
Meet Elizabeth, Justine, and Caroline in the latest pair of previews

Rem from “Re:ZERO” Enters the World of Augmented Reality

April 09, 2018 4:04pm CDT
Smart phone app “HoloModels” collaborates with “Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-”

NieR: Automata Developers Discuss Possible Continuation

posted on 2018-04-09 17:39 EDT by Karen Ressler

Etrian Odyssey X Unveiled as Franchise’s Last 3DS Game

posted on 2018-04-10 00:02 EDT
Ships on August 2 with new Hero class, all classes from previous games

Mega Man X Legacy Collections Ship for PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC in Japan on July 26

posted on 2018-04-10 09:55 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Video previews 8 games, new X Challenge mode, updated graphics

Black Mirror Meets Vocaloid: Can You Escape the Allure of The Caligula Effect?

April 10, 2018 12:00pm CDT
Persona and Nico Nico Douga creators collide in a digital dystopia

Mega Man X Legacy Collections Also Head West on July 24

posted on 2018-04-10 15:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Game to launch on PS4, Xbox One, Switch PC as in Japan

“Yo-Kai Watch 4” Confirmed for 2018 Release on Switch

April 10, 2018 3:09pm CDT
Level-5 CEO Akihiro Hino promises content that will “surprise everyone”

Compile Heart Streams Death end re;Quest Trailer Ahead of Japanese Release

posted on 2018-04-10 19:00 EDT by April
Game ships on Thursday in Japan