Video Games News & Discussion 2018-


Dead or Alive 6 Game Reveals New Character Diego

posted on 2018-08-03 13:24 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Rig also returns from Dead or Alive 5

Aksys Games Announces EVO Streaming Schedule

Aug 3rd 2018

Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Switch Beta Set for August 9

August 03, 2018 3:06pm CDT
Bandai Namco lines up dates for the open beta period

New Voices Added to 100% Orange Juice

Aug 3rd 2018

Something’s Different About Terry Bogard in SNK HEROINES

August 03, 2018 5:04pm CDT
We can’t quite put our finger on it, but the latest character has been revealed!

Gal*Gun 2 Gets All of the Frilly DLC on Steam

Aug 3rd 2018

The Villainy of All for One Goes Playable in My Hero One’s Justice Game

August 03, 2018 6:05pm CDT
Akio Ohtsuka-voiced antagonist is the latest character addition

Shenmue I & II Game Launches on November 22 in Japan

posted on 2018-08-03 20:24 EDT by Alex Mateo
PS4 game to launch with limited edition, soundtrack

Root Letter Last Answer, Root Letter 2 Projects Announced

posted on 2018-08-03 21:24 EDT by Karen Ressler*
Live-action teaser streamed for Root Letter Last Letter

Japan finally holds an eSports event for mobile app games: Champions of Fire Japan

August 3, 2018 / Sora News 24
Who will dominate Disney’s Tsum Tsum Land? Which YouTuber’s BanG Dreams will come true? Find out at the app game eSports tournament this August!

Is the beauty of imperfection the secret behind the popularity of Pokémon character designs?

August 3, 2018 / Sora News 24
Ken Sugimori, art director and character designer for the Pokémon franchise, reveals the link between pocket monsters and wabi-sabi.


Kill la Kill the Game: IF on Full Display in EVO 2018 Demo Footage

August 04, 2018 9:25am CDT
Arc System Works shows how the upcoming battler plays

Kaikan Phrase Shōjo Manga Gets New Game App in 2019

posted on 2018-08-04 12:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Event application teases fans of Takahide Ishii, Kennosuke Iwanaga, Ryō Kikuchi, Daiki Kobayashi, Ryō Takizawa, Arthur Lounsbery

Dragon Quest XI Trailer Introduces Its Varied Cast of Characters

August 04, 2018 11:48am CDT
See who you’ll be able to adventure with this September

Vetto Joins Black Clover: Quartet Knights’ Playable Lineup

August 04, 2018 1:04pm CDT
Eye of the Midnight Sun member will be busting out his attack magic

Pokémon GO Japan Offers Tourism Packages to Catch Regional Pokémon

posted on 2018-08-04 14:15 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Hits 3DS in Japan This November

August 04, 2018 5:44pm CDT
Atlus debuts the first TV spot for the upcoming sequel


God Eater Online Smartphone Game Ends Service

posted on 2018-08-05 03:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Sale of in-game currency ends on August 27

Dragon Quest XI Game’s Trailer Highlights Party Members

posted on 2018-08-05 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game launches in the West for PS4/PC on September 4

Kamen Rider Zi-O Switch Game Gets Its First Set of Screens

August 05, 2018 8:41am CDT
Over 30 Riders will be getting in on the action

Mega Man 11 Gameplay Footage Dives into Balloon Attack Mode

August 05, 2018 11:43am CDT
It’s exactly what it sounds like!

A-Kei Otaku Kanojo Visual Novel to Bring Romance to Switch

August 05, 2018 1:07pm CDT
Worker Bee shares a teaser trailer for the upcoming port

Soul Calibur VI Fighting Game Reveals Astaroth, Seong Mi-Na With Video

posted on 2018-08-05 21:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
PS4/Xbox One/PC game ships on October 19 in the West

Tekken 7 Adds Anna, Lei, The Walking Dead’s Negan

posted on 2018-08-05 22:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game’s season 2 characters also have 2 more unrevealed characters

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct Planned for August 8

August 05, 2018 6:26pm CDT
Get ready to learn even more about the upcoming Switch version

Arc System Works Streams 30 Minutes of Gameplay From Kill la Kill Game

posted on 2018-08-05 23:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
PS4/PC game ships in 2019


Arc System Works Hints at New Guilty Gear Work

posted on 2018-08-06 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Dragon Ball FighterZ Video Reveals Cooler as Playable Character

posted on 2018-08-06 08:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Character is 8th available for FighterZ Pass

ANN Game Review - Valkyria Chronicles 4 PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC

by Richard Eisenbeis, Aug 6th 2018

Persona Q2 3DS Game’s Trailer Shows 28 Persona User Crossover

posted on 2018-08-06 12:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Game ships on November 29 in Japan

ANN Interview: Star Ocean Anamnesis

by Heidi Kemps, Aug 6th 2018

Street Fighter V: AE Welcomes G and Sagat to the Lineup

August 06, 2018 1:02pm CDT
New and returning characters are both available starting today

Tokyo Dark Psychological Horror Game Heads to Switch, PS4

posted on 2018-08-06 17:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
New version to expand on PC release

Monkey King: Hero Is Back to Debut on PlayStation 4 in 2019

Aug 6th 2018
Oasis Games in Partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment Showcases First Game Jointly Developed by Chinese and Japanese Teams at ChinaJoy 2018 at the PlayStation Booth


See Three Minutes of Compile Heart’s Varnir of the Dragon Star RPG

August 07, 2018 8:11am CDT
Characters, battles, and more go on display

Square Enix Teases New Title in Bravely Default RPG Series on Twitter

posted on 2018-08-07 10:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Official Flying Fairy, Nintendo accounts both tease new development in series

All for One Wields His Evil Power in My Hero One’s Justice Screens

August 07, 2018 9:06am CDT
My Hero Academia villain is the most recently revealed playable character

Memories Off -Innocent Fille- Game Gets Fan Disc in Spring 2019

posted on 2018-08-07 10:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fan disc depicts sequel story with heroine of choice

The World Ends With You -Final Remix- Game Heads West in October

posted on 2018-08-07 11:10 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Switch version of Nintendo DS game features new HD visuals, scenario, controls

ANN Interview: Danganronpa Power Duo Yoshinori Terasawa and Takayuki Sugawara on Zanki Zero

by Kalai Chik, Aug 7th 2018

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game’s Class Type Trailer Streamed

posted on 2018-08-07 13:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
PS4/Xbox One/PC game launches on August 31

Square Enix Responds to Dragon Quest Composer’s 2015 Anti-LGBTQ Statements

posted on 2018-08-07 13:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge & Jennifer Sherman

NISA to Release The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince on PS4, Switch in 2019

posted on 2018-08-07 17:15 EDT
English trailer for dark fairy tale game streamed

Announcing a New Special Event for Osomatsu-san Hesokuri Wars ~Battle of the NEETs~

Aug 7th 2018

KLab Games Station Reporter 2018 Contest Starts Today

Aug 7th 2018

FEATURE: Is Goku Coming to Smash???

August 07, 2018 10:00pm CDT
Everyone on Twitter says that Goku is going to be announced tomorrow for Smash because Crunchyroll posted about the story. But is that true?


Black Clover: Quartet Knights Sweetens the Deal with Charmy Trailer

August 08, 2018 8:30am EDT
Hope you’re hungry!

Persona Q Sequel to Heavily Feature Persona 3’s Female Protagonist

August 08, 2018 8:17am CDT
More details emerge for New Cinema Labyrinth

ANN Game Review - Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night & Persona 5: Dancing Star Night PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

by Richard Eisenbeis, Aug 8th 2018

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct 8.8.2018


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Switch Game Adds Simon, Richter, Chrom, Dark Samus, King K. Rool

posted on 2018-08-08 11:19 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Game features 103 stages, 900 music tracks, new modes

RWBY: Amity Arena Mobile Game Kicks Off Pre-Registration

August 08, 2018 11:03am CDT
Rooster Teeth and NHN Entertainment reveal the first gameplay trailer

Fate/GO Game’s Summer Campaign Gets Sizzling Anime Ad

posted on 2018-08-08 12:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Langrisser Teaser Countdown Website Launched

posted on 2018-08-08 13:11 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Site teases series “restart,” with countdown ending on August 23

PUNCH LINE Visual Novel Adventure Dated for the West

August 08, 2018 12:04pm CDT
Game from writer Kotaro Uchikoshi set for August 31 in EU September 25 in NA

Black Clover: Quartet Knights Open Beta Begins August 17

August 08, 2018 1:03pm CDT
Get in on the PS4 action early over the weekend period

Naruto x Boruto Borutical Generations PC Browser Game Revealed

posted on 2018-08-08 20:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Turn-based co-op game launches this year

428: Shibuya Scramble Demo Available for Download Today

Aug 8th 2018

Sony Publishing Label Unties Games Will Rain Bullet Hell on Nintendo Switch with Azure Reflections Aug. 30

Aug 8th 2018
30% Discount on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 for Two Weeks After Launch

Smart Phone Game “Hoshi no Shima no Nyanko” Gets TV Anime in October of 2018

August 08, 2018 8:17pm CDT
Main cast and staff revealed for upcoming adaptation based on cat-themed educational game from COLOPL


This Week in Games - EVO Extravaganza

by Heidi Kemps, Aug 9th 2018

Artist Hiroko Yokoyama Discusses Sexism in Japan’s '90s Game Industry

posted on 2018-08-09 13:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu/Eevee! Games Preview Gym Battles and Mega Evolutions

August 09, 2018 12:06pm CDT
See what’s cooking ahead of the November 16 launch

Persona Dancing: Endless Night Collection is Three Nights Out in One

August 09, 2018 1:03pm CDT
Rhythm games launch in the west on December 4

Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game’s Trailer Previews Flag Battles

posted on 2018-08-09 19:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Game launches August 30 in Japan, August 31 in Americas, Europe, Southeast Asia


Record of Grancrest War Game Previews Its Ruler of Demise DLC

August 10, 2018 7:13am CDT
New scenarios are on the way to the PS4 game in Japan

Black Clover: Quartet Knights Game’s Videos Preview Vetto, Charmy

posted on 2018-08-10 18:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Open beta test to run August 17-20

Shenmue I & II Video Looks Back at The Series’ Many Characters

August 10, 2018 7:05pm EDT
Sega puts up a second part of the “What is Shenmue” video series

The Action’s Hot and Gazes Are Intense in MangaGamer’s New Release: Sweet Switch

Aug 10th 2018
MangaGamer Releases Ammolite’s Sweet Switch!


MangaGamer to Release The Expression Amrilato Yuri Visual Novel

posted on 2018-08-11 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fxxx Me Royally!, Farther than the Blue Sky!, Beat Angel Escalayer R adult games also slated

Azure Reflections Touhou Project Game Launches for Nintendo Switch on August 30

posted on 2018-08-11 01:32 EDT by Alex Mateo
Shooter game launched in West for PS4 on May 15

Variable Barricade Game Replaces Yuichiro Umehara With Kousuke Toriumi in Cast

posted on 2018-08-11 02:02 EDT by Karen Ressler
Umehara will slowly return to work after hospitalization

Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth Gets Animated in New TV Spot

August 11, 2018 7:30am CDT
Nintendo 3DS sequel launches in Japan on November 29

Nintendo Switch’s Online Service Launch Narrowed to Late September

August 11, 2018 1:24pm CDT
Nintendo offers a quick update about upcoming plans

Let 'er Rip in the First Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero Overview Trailer

August 11, 2018 5:15pm CDT
Switch game is on the way to Japan this October

Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Browser/Smartphone Game’s New Visual Reveals Fall Release

posted on 2018-08-11 22:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game previously slated for summer


Bullet Girls Phantasia Game’s Video Highlights Characters, Features

posted on 2018-08-12 18:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
PS4/PS Vita game shipped in Japan, Asia on Thursday

Yodanji Sale: Roguelike Retro Adventure Discounted for Nintendo Switch This Summer

Aug 12th 2018

Kero Blaster Hopping to Nintendo Switch Soon

Aug 12th 2018


Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment Gets Standalone PC Release on August 21

posted on 2018-08-13 00:02 EDT by Alex Mateo
Game originally launched on Steam as pre-order bonus

Future GPX Cyber Formula Gets New ‘Official, Authorized’ Dōjin Game

posted on 2018-08-13 17:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Project YNP released racing game supporting VR on Friday

Sekai Project Lays Off Marketing Staff

posted on 2018-08-13 18:36 EDT by Karen Ressler
CEO Christopher Ling comments that layoffs are due to restructuring

Newton and the Apple Tree Visual Novel Debuts on Wednesday

posted on 2018-08-13 20:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Madoka Magica’s Smartphone Game Is up to Something

August 13, 2018 7:15pm CDT
Magia Record is making an announcement this Friday

Yu Yu Hakusho Characters Ghost Their Way into Othellonia Mobile Game

August 13, 2018 8:20pm CDT
Crossover will feature new character art and a YYH campaign

Musynx Brings 11 New Tunes to Nintendo Switch for Free

Aug 13th 2018

MangaGamer’s Breaking a New Language Barrier With Otakon Announcements

Aug 13th 2018


Trio of Atelier Games Preview Their Upcoming PS4 and Switch Debuts

August 14, 2018 6:15am CDT
Atelier Rorona, Atelier Totori, and Atelier Meruru launch in Japan this September

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Switch Game Previews Ikari Warriors Series

posted on 2018-08-14 10:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game launches on November 13 in N. America, November 16 in Europe

Dark Souls: Remastered Game Launches for Switch in October

posted on 2018-08-14 11:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Free-to-Play Hack-and-Slasher Let It Die Brings Its Action to PC

August 14, 2018 10:05am CDT
Grasshopper Manufacture and GungHo Online Entertainment announce porting plans

Nintendo Files Trademarks for ‘Endless Ocean,’ ‘Another Code’

posted on 2018-08-14 19:01 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Producer Reveals Sunrise, Production I.G Animated April’s Azur Lane Commercial

posted on 2018-08-14 20:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Team that animated commercial also handled Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin

Mobile Game On Air! Puts You in Charge of Voice Actors

August 14, 2018 10:15pm CDT
New game from the creators of Stand My Heroes comes out this month

China Suspends Sales of Monster Hunter: World Game

posted on 2018-08-14 23:01 EDT by Alex Mateo
Tencent suspended game due to noncompliance to government regulations


Pokémon Quest Smartphone Game Reaches $8 Million Revenue in 1st Month

posted on 2018-08-15 00:02 EDT by Alex Mateo
Free-to-start game launched on iOS, Android on June 27

Atelier Arland Trilogy Games’ Trailer Streamed

posted on 2018-08-15 01:32 EDT by Alex Mateo
Atelier Rorona, Atelier Totori, Atelier Meruru games launch in Japan on September 20

Madoka Magica’s Magia Record Game Ad Features Skating Gold-Medalist Alina Zagitova

posted on 2018-08-15 02:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Zagitova transforms into Madoka costume in ad marking game’s 1-year anniversary

See How Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Stages Compare to the Wii U’s

August 15, 2018 7:28am CDT
Gamexplain posts a side-by-side glow-up comparison video

Puzzles & Dragons Prepares to Mix It Up with Gintama in New Collab

August 15, 2018 8:21am CDT
Collaboration illustrations previewed ahead of the event

Fire Emblem Creator’s Vestaria Saga SRPG Heads to the West in 2019

August 15, 2018 9:15am CDT
Classic-style freeware game makes the leap to Steam

Vestaria Saga RPG Heads West for PC in 2019

posted on 2018-08-15 11:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Dangen Entertainment to release demo on August 16

Re:ZERO’s Rem Gets Beach-Ready in Kai-ri-Sei Million Arthur Collab

August 15, 2018 11:07am CDT
Mobile RPG’s latest event is now live in Japan

AOKANA: Four Rhythm Across the Blue Game Will Have Overseas Version

posted on 2018-08-15 13:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Smartphone version launched on Sunday, ahead of company ceasing operations in November

ANN Interview: Fate/Grand Order Game Director Yosuke Shiokawa and Voice Actress Ayako Kawasumi

by Gabriella Ekens, Aug 15th 2018

Etrian Odyssey Nexus 3DS Game Heads West

posted on 2018-08-15 14:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Final Etrian Odyssey game for 3DS ships on February 5

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Trailer Previews Combat

posted on 2018-08-15 16:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
PS4 game ships on October 2 in the West


My Hero Academia: One’s Justice Game’s 4 Videos Preview Game Modes

posted on 2018-08-16 02:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Game launches on October 26 in the West

Alim, tri-Ace, Shueisha Launch Mist Gears Project With Game

posted on 2018-08-16 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
iOS/Android game with 4-player co-op slated for fall

This Week in Games - What’s up with Sekai Project?

by Heidi Kemps, Aug 16th 2018

ISLAND Visual Novel Hits Steam on August 24, 2018

August 16, 2018 1:07pm CDT
TV anime adaptation based on game by Front Wing is currently broadcasting in Japan and streaming on Crunchyroll

Etrian Odyssey X is Coming to the West as Etrian Odyssey Nexus

August 16, 2018 3:07pm CDT
Atlus sets up a February 5, 2019 launch for the final 3DS entry

UPPERS Brawler Game Gets Western Release for PC, PS4

posted on 2018-08-16 16:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
Game from Senran Kagura producer slated for this year

Super Neptunia RPG Ships in the West Next Spring

posted on 2018-08-16 17:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
Opening movie streamed for PS4/Switch game

New Dragon Ball Escape Game Turns Your Phone into a Dragon Radar

August 16, 2018 7:10pm CDT
Super Escape from the Extinction of Humanity opens soon


Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Game’s Video Shows ‘Ultimate Madoka’

posted on 2018-08-17 00:05 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Video marks game’s 1-year anniversary, promotes August 21 event for ‘Ultimate Madoka’

Web CM Reveals Collaboration Visuals between BanG Dream! Girls Band Party! and Vocaloid Characters

August 17, 2018 1:55am CDT
“BanG Dream!” game will set up its booth in the “Magical Mirai 2018” event in Tokyo

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’s Super-Deformed Character Project Gets Mobile Game This Fall

posted on 2018-08-17 15:50 EDT by Alex Mateo
JoJo’s Pitter-Patter Pop! game features super-deformed characters